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Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1979

Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1979

This week 36 years ago, the first extraterrestrial volcano was discovered on Jupiter's satellite, Io, the compact disc was demonstrated for the first time by Phillips, "The Deer Hunter" topped the box office and the following songs were the most popular in the United States according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.

10. "Sultans of Swing," Dire Straits"

"Sultans of Swing" was the debut single from the British rockers, who actually first released the song in 1978. Guitar World magazine dubbed it the No. 22 "Greatest Guitar Solo" ever.

9. "Y.M.C.A.," Village People

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