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By Week & Year

Rock Hard Suzi Quatro 4-Sep-80
Johnny & Mary Robert Palmer 1-Oct-80
De Do Do Do De Da Da Da Police 2-Oct-80
Girls, Cars, & Rock & Roll Johnny Destri 3-Oct-80
Tighten Up Yellow Magic Orchestra 4-Oct-80
Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen 5-Oct-80
Staying Power Neil Young 1-Nov-80
(Youíll Always Find Me In The) Kitchen At Parties Jona Lewie 2-Nov-80
What Does Sex Mean To Me Human Sexual Response 3-Nov-80
Jackie O Human Sexual Response 4-Nov-80
I Know What Boys Like Waitresses 1-Dec-80
Lies Through The 80ís Manfred Mann 2-Dec-80
Hitsville, U.K. Clash 3-Dec-80
Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder 4-Dec-80
Eugene Crazy Joe 1-Jan-81
Do You Wanna Touch Me? Joan Jett 2-Jan-81
While You See A Chance Steve Winwood 3-Jan-81
Runaway Boys Stray Cats 4-Jan-81
Precious To Me Phil Seymour 5-Jan-81
Everybodyís Boring But My Baby Pearl Harbor 1-Feb-81
I Missed Again Phil Collins 2-Feb-81
Seduced Leon Redbone 3-Feb-81
R.O.C.K. Garland Jeffries 4-Feb-81
Loveís Melody Searchers 1-Mar-81
Torchlight Ellen Foley 2-Mar-81
Daily Records Who 3-Mar-81
Someday, Someway Robert Gordon 4-Mar-81
I Love Rock & Roll Joan Jett & The Blackhearts 1-Apr-81
Bumble Boogie Jools Holland 2-Apr-81
Whatís He Got Producers 3-Apr-81
Destination Unknown Missing Persons 4-Apr-81
Hard Act To Follow Split Enz 5-Apr-81
Messed Around Squeeze 1-May-81
Talk To You Later Tubes 2-May-81
World Of Water New Music 3-May-81
I Wonít Let You Down PhD 4-May-81
Tempted Squeeze 1-Jun-81
Formidable Syl Sylvain & The Teardrops 2-Jun-81
Disappearing Sinceros 3-Jun-81
Guilty Classix Nouveau 4-Jun-81 La Di Da Sad Cafť 1-Jul-81
Jumpiní Jive Joe Jackson 2-Jul-81
Massive Reductions Kinks 3-Jul-81
Si Si Je Suis Un Rock Star Bill Wyman 4-Jul-81
Edge Of Seventeen Stevie Nicks 5-Jul-81
Jealous Lover Rainbow 1-Aug-81
Start Me Up Rolling Stones 2-Aug-81
Private Eyes Hall & Oates 3-Aug-81
Hang Fire Rolling Stones 4-Aug-81
City Bound E Train Novo Combo 1-Sep-81
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Police 2-Sep-81
No Reply At All Genesis 3-Sep-81
Talk Dirty John Entwhistle 4-Sep-81
Love Is Like A Rock Donnie Iris 1-Oct-81
Keep It Dark Genesis 2-Oct-81
Itís Alright Jo Jo Zip & The Falcons 3-Oct-81
Under Pressure David Bowie & Queen 4-Oct-81
Centerfold J. Geils Band 5-Oct-81
Tainted Love Soft Cell 1-Nov-81
Victim Of Circumstance Joan Jett & The Blackhearts 2-Nov-81
Crimson & Clover Joan Jett & The Blackhearts 3-Nov-81
Let's Get It Up AC/DC 4-Nov-81
This Is Radio Clash Clash 1-Dec-81
Take Off Bob & Doug McKenzie 2-Dec-81
Abacab Genesis 3-Dec-81
Absolute Beginners Jam 4-Dec-81
Just Canít Get Enough Depeche Mode 1-Jan-82
Living In The Limelight Peter Cetera 2-Jan-82
Some Guys Have All The Luck Robert Palmer 3-Jan-82
Let Me Kiss Ya Nick Lowe 4-Jan-82
Pretty Woman Van Halen 1-Feb-82
Nice Girls Eye to Eye 2-Feb-82
Donít You Want Me? Human League 3-Feb-82
Jam Sandwich Jimmy Page 4-Feb-82
Crank It Up Dregs 1-Mar-82
Giving It All Up For Love Huey Lewis & The News 2-Mar-82
Heat Of The Moment Asia 3-Mar-82
Kids In America Kim Wilde 4-Mar-82
Stone Cold Rainbow 1-Apr-82
Putting Out The Fire (Cat People) David Bowie 2-Apr-82
I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow 3-Apr-82
Love Plus One Haircut One Hundred 4-Apr-82
Dancing In The Street Van Halen 5-Apr-82
Island Of Lost Souls Blondie 1-May-82
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Clash 2-May-82
Valley Girl Frank & Moon Zappa 3-May-82
Abracadabra Steve Miller 4-May-82
Face Dances Part 2 Pete Townshend 1-Jun-82
Telecommunication A Flock Of Seagulls 2-Jun-82
Heartbeat King Crimson 3-Jun-82
Vacation Go Goís 4-Jun-82
If You See Kay April Wine 1-Jul-82
** ------- Around This Time Was The Famous Complete Format Switch To "ALL New Music / New Wave "Dare To Be Different" ----- **
Rock The Casbah Clash 2-Jul-82
Open Your Eyes Lords Of The New Church 3-Jul-82
Words Missing Persons 4-Jul-82
Everywhere That Iím Not Translator 5-Jul-82
Hungry Like The Wolf Duran Duran 1-Aug-82
Talk Talk Talk Talk 2-Aug-82
Steppiní Out Joe Jackson 3-Aug-82
I Melt With You Modern English 4-Aug-82
Come On Eileen Dexyís Midnight Runners 1-Sep-82
Dancing In Heaven Q-Feel 2-Sep-82
Shock The Monkey Peter Gabriel 3-Sep-82
Jukebox (Donít Put Another Dime) Flirts 4-Sep-82
The Look Of Love ABC 1-Oct-82
Back On The Chain Gang Pretenders 2-Oct-82
Walking In L.A. Missing Persons 3-Oct-82
Annie Get Your Gun Squeeze 4-Oct-82
Kiss Of Life Peter Gabriel 5-Oct-82
Pass The Dutchie Musical Youth 1-Nov-82
She Blinded Me With Science Thomas Dolby 2-Nov-82
Thatís Good Devo 3-Nov-82
Our House Madness 4-Nov-82
The Other Side Of Love Yazoo 1-Dec-82
Der Kommisar Falco 2-Dec-82
Let Me Go Heaven 17 3-Dec-82
Party Party Elvis Costello 4-Dec-82
Always Something There To Remind Me Naked Eyes 5-Dec-82
New Yearís Day U2 1-Jan-83
Kinetic Hilary 2-Jan-83
Make A Circuit With Me Polecats 3-Jan-83
Kiss Me Tin Tin 1-Feb-83
Change Tears For Fears 2-Feb-83
Time (Clock Of The Heart) Culture Club 3-Feb-83
Sunday, Bloody Sunday U2 4-Feb-83
Safety Dance Men Without Hats 1-Mar-83
Letís Dance David Bowie 2-Mar-83
Too Shy Kajagoogoo 3-Mar-83
Is There Something I Should Know? Duran Duran 4-Mar-83
Church Of The Poisoned Mind Culture Club 5-Mar-83
Electric Avenue Eddy Grant 1-Apr-83
Modern Love David Bowie 2-Apr-83
Doot Doot Freur 3-Apr-83
(Keep Feeling) Fascination Human League 4-Apr-83
Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) Eurythmics 1-May-83
Song For A Future Generation B-52ís 2-May-83
Every Breath You Take Police 3-May-83
Whammy Kiss B-52ís 4-May-83
(Theme From) Doctor Detroit Devo 1-Jun-83
Burning Down The House ** Talking Heads 2-Jun-83
Wolfman Tap Electric Guitars 3-Jun-83
Major Tom (Coming Home) Peter Schilling 4-Jun-83
Nobodyís Diary Yaz 5-Jun-83
Every Day I Write The Book Elvis Costello & The Attractions 1-Jul-83
The Stand Alarm 2-Jul-83
99 Luftballons Nena 3-Jul-83
Sexy & 17 Stray Cats 4-Jul-83
Promises, Promises Naked Eyes 1-Aug-83
So Afraid Of The Russians Made For TV 2-Aug-83
Swear Tim Scott 3-Aug-83
Drop Your Pants Hilary 4-Aug-83
Sexbeat Sexbeat 1-Sep-83
Karma Chameleon Culture Club 2-Sep-83
Will You Stay Tonight? Comsat (C.S.) Angels 3-Sep-83
Talking In Your Sleep Romantics 4-Sep-83
Sixty-Eight Guns Alarm 5-Sep-83
Get Out Of London Interferon 1-Oct-83
Miss Me Blind Culture Club 2-Oct-83
Union Of The Snake * Duran Duran 3-Oct-83
Red, Red Wine * UB40 3-Oct-83
Puss 'N' Boots Adam Ant 4-Oct-83
Rebel Yell Billy Idol 1-Nov-83
Right By Your Side Eurythmics 2-Nov-83
Rush, Rush Debbie Harry 3-Nov-83
The Reflex Duran Duran 4-Nov-83
2000 Miles Pretenders 1-Dec-83
Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 2-Dec-83
Middle Of The Road Pretenders 3-Dec-83
Way Of Life Puppets 4-Dec-83
Only You Flying Pickets 1-Jan-84
Hyperactive Thomas Dolby 2-Jan-84
Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke? The Alarm 3-Jan-84
Bag Lady Ebn-Ozn 4-Jan-84
Somebodyís Watching Me Rockwell 1-Feb-84
Doctor, Doctor Thompson Twins 2-Feb-84
The Killing Moon Echo & The Bunnymen 3-Feb-84
Feels Like Heaven Fiction Factory 4-Feb-84
The Gap Thompson Twins 1-Mar-84
General Public General Public 2-Mar-84
Hands Across The Sea Modern English 3-Mar-84
Obsession Michael DesBarres & Holly Knight 4-Mar-84
People Are People Depeche Mode 5-Mar-84
Heaven Psychedelic Furs 1-Apr-84
You Take Me Up Thompson Twins 2-Apr-84
Wouldnít It Be Good * Nik Kershaw 3-Apr-84
Locomotion Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark 3-Apr-84
Donít Tell Me Blancmange 4-Apr-84
Deeper And Deeper Fixx 1-May-84
Louise Human League 2-May-84
Fujiyama Mama Frank Chickens 3-May-84
When Doves Cry Prince 4-May-84
Pretty Persuasion R.E.M. 5-May-84
Sister Of Mercy Thompson Twins 1-Jun-84
I Love You, Suzanne Lou Reed 2-Jun-84
Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat 3-Jun-84
The Only Flame In Town Elvis Costello & The Attractions 4-Jun-84
Inch By Inch Elvis Costello & The Attractions 1-Jul-84
Talking Loud And Clear Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark 2-Jul-84
What Kind Of Girl? APB 3-Jul-84
Two Tribes * Frankie Goes To Hollywood 4-Jul-84
Zoobusters WLIR Airstaff 4-Jul-84
I Donít Believe A Word (Innocent Bystanders) A Bigger Splash 1-Aug-84
Take Me With U Prince & the Revolution 2-Aug-84
Tesla Girls Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark 3-Aug-84
Electric Dreams Phil Oakey & Giorgio Moroder 4-Aug-84
Pride (In The Name Of Love) ** U2 5-Aug-84
All Day Ministry 1-Sep-84
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Wham! 2-Sep-84
Apollo 9 Adam Ant 3-Sep-84
Howling At The Moon (Sha-La-La) Ramones 1-Oct-84
If It Happens Again UB40 2-Oct-84
Wild Boys Duran Duran 3-Oct-84
Iím Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down Paul Young 4-Oct-84
The Chant (Has Just Begun) Alarm 1-Nov-84
West End Girls Pet Shop Boys 2-Nov-84
Dizzy Miss Lizzie Flying Lizards 3-Nov-84
(Welcome To The) Pleasure Dome Frankie Goes To Hollywood 4-Nov-84
Lay Your Hands On Me Thompson Twins 5-Nov-84
Do They Know Itís Christmas? Band Aid 1-Dec-84
Blasphemous Rumors Depeche Mode 2-Dec-84
Forever Young Alphaville 3-Dec-84 **** ----- [The Last Song Ever Played On WLIR - 1/9/2004] ---- *
Johnny Q Crazy 8ís 4-Dec-84
Touch Secession 1-Jan-85
Skin Deep Stranglers 2-Jan-85
Gratitude Danny Elfman 3-Jan-85
Breakiní The Rules * Lene Lovich 4-Jan-85
Donít You (Forget About Me) * Simple Minds 4-Jan-85
Shout Tears For Fears 1-Feb-85
Things Can Only Get Better Howard Jones 2-Feb-85
Love & Pride King 3-Feb-85
Boy Book Of Love 4-Feb-85
Everybody Wants To Rule The World Tears For Fears 1-Mar-85
Everytime You Go Away Paul Young 2-Mar-85
Life In One Day Howard Jones 3-Mar-85
Wide Boy Nik Kershaw 4-Mar-85
Wonít You Hold My Hand King 1-Apr-85
Head Over Heels Tears For Fears 2-Apr-85
Be Near Me ABC 3-Apr-85
Three Sunrises U2 4-Apr-85
A View To A Kill Duran Duran 1-May-85
Shake The Disease Depeche Mode 2-May-85
Burning Flame Vitamin Z 3-May-85
Bad (Live) ** U2 4-May-85
Rock Me Amadeus Falco 5-May-85
Nemesis Shriekback 1-Jun-85
Last Time Forever Squeeze 2-Jun-85
Love Vigilantes New Order 3-Jun-85
In Too Deep Dead Or Alive 4-Jun-85
Stay Up Late Talking Heads 1-Jul-85
Summer Love APB 2-Jul-85
Vive Le Rock Adam Ant 3-Jul-85
No Time Fiction Factory 4-Jul-85
Weird Science Oingo Boingo 1-Aug-85
In between Days Cure 2-Aug-85
Take On Me A-Ha 3-Aug-85
Don Quixote Nik Kershaw 4-Aug-85
Running Up That Hill Kate Bush 5-Aug-85
Date With A Vampyre Screaming Tribesmen 1-Sep-85
Itís Called A Heart Depeche Mode 2-Sep-85
Unkiss That Kiss * Stephen ďTin TinĒ Duffy 3-Sep-85
Dr. Dream * Thompson Twins 3-Sep-85
Close To Me The Cure 4-Sep-85
This Is England The Clash 1-Oct-85
Alive And Kicking Simple Minds 2-Oct-85
Election Day Arcadia 3-Oct-85
Bring On The Dancing Horses Echo & The Bunnymen 4-Oct-85
Push Cure 5-Oct-85
If I Was Midge Ure 1-Nov-85
Stay Oingo Boingo 2-Nov-85
E=MC2 Big Audio Dynamite 3-Nov-85
Hit That Perfect Beat Bronski Beat 4-Nov-85
When A Heart Beats Nik Kershaw 1-Dec-85
I Wanna Be A Cowboy Boys Donít Cry 2-Dec-85
Vienna Calling Falco 3-Dec-85
MTV Get Off The Air Dead Kennedys 4-Dec-85
Sheís On It Beastie Boys 1-Jan-86
In My Life Divinyls 2-Jan-86
Fly On The Windscreen Depeche Mode 3-Jan-86
Rise Public Image Limited 4-Jan-86
If You Leave Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark 1-Feb-86
Left Of Center Suzanne Vega 2-Feb-86
Shell-Shock New Order 3-Feb-86
Weak In The Presence Of Beauty Floy Joy 4-Feb-86
But Not Tonight Depeche Mode 1-Mar-86
Mutual Surrender Bourgeois Tagg 2-Mar-86
No One Is To Blame Howard Jones 3-Mar-86
A Question Of Lust Depeche Mode 4-Mar-86
Love Comes Quickly Pet Shop Boys 1-Apr-86
The Honeythief Hipsway 2-Apr-86
Ink And Paper Modern English 3-Apr-86
Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel 4-Apr-86
Oh, LíAmour Erasure 1-May-86
Digging Your Scene * Blow Monkeys 2-May-86
A Question Of Time * ** Depeche Mode 2-May-86
Bed Of Nails Quick 3-May-86
Suburbia Pet Shop Boys 4-May-86
Dance With Me Alphaville 5-May-86
New Dress Depeche Mode 1-Jun-86
Venus Bananarama 2-Jun-86
Bigmouth Strikes Again Smiths 3-Jun-86
Big Time Peter Gabriel 4-Jun-86
Somebody Put Something In My Drink * Ramones 4-Jun-86
Michael Secession 1-Jul-86
I Wonder Whoís Out Tonight Burns Sisters Band 2-Jul-86
Thereís A Light That Never Goes Out Smiths 3-Jul-86
Sing Our Own Song UB40 4-Jul-86
Kiss The Dirt (Falling Down The Mountain) INXS 5-Jul-86
Summer Of Love B-52ís 1-Aug-86
Human Human League 2-Aug-86
No More ďI Love YouísĒ Lover Speaks 3-Aug-86
Panic Smiths 4-Aug-86
Spirit In The Sky Dr. & The Medics 1-Sep-86
Wild Wild Life Talking Heads 2-Sep-86
Wig B-52ís 3-Sep-86
To Be A Lover Billy Idol 4-Sep-86
She Breaks For Rainbows * B-52ís 1-Oct-86
All I Want * Howard Jones 1-Oct-86
Come On Every Beat Box Big Audio Dynamite 2-Oct-86
Notorious Duran Duran 3-Oct-86
Arizona Sky China Crisis 4-Oct-86
Ask Smiths 5-Oct-86
Bizarre Love Triangle New Order 1-Nov-86
Heartbreak Beat Psychedelic Furs 2-Nov-86
We Love You Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark 3-Nov-86
Girl From Ipanema Goes To Greenland B-52ís 4-Nov-86
Earn Enough For Us XTC 1-Dec-86
Is This Love Alison Moyet 2-Dec-86
Sometimes Erasure 3-Dec-86
Every Loverís Sign Lover Speaks 4-Dec-86
All In My Mind Love And Rockets 1-Jan-87
Dear God XTC 2-Jan-87
Limbo The Law Big Audio Dynamite 3-Jan-87
Donít Kill The Animals Nina Hagen / Lene Lovich 4-Jan-87
I Go Crazy Flesh For Lulu 1-Feb-87
Shoplifters Of The World Unite Smiths 1-Feb-87
Caravan Of Love Housemartins 2-Feb-87
Sheís Crafty Beastie Boys 3-Feb-87
With Or Without You U2 1-Mar-87
Where The Streets Have No Name U2 2-Mar-87
Half A Person Smiths 3-Mar-87
I Still Havenít Found What Iím Looking For U2 4-Mar-87
One Tree Hill U2 1-Apr-87
Sheila Take A Bow Smiths 2-Apr-87
Why Canít I Be You? Cure 3-Apr-87
In Godís Country U2 4-Apr-87
Strangelove Depeche Mode 5-Apr-87
Bullet The Blue Sky U2 1-May-87
Sweet & Tender Hooligans Smiths 2-May-87
Trip Through Your Wire U2 3-May-87
Alex Chilton Replacements 4-May-87
Maryís Prayer Danny Wilson 1-Jun-87
Just Like Heaven Cure 2-Jun-87
Jesus On The Payroll Thrashing Doves 3-Jun-87
Itís A Sin Pet Shop Boys 4-Jun-87
Hot, Hot, Hot!!! Cure 1-Jul-87
La Bamba Los Lobos 2-Jul-87
New Direction Echo & The Bunnymen 3-Jul-87
One More Time Cure 4-Jul-87
Lips Like Sugar Echo & The Bunnymen 1-Aug-87
Glad Iím Not A Kennedy Shona Laing 2-Aug-87
Girlfriend In A Coma Smiths 3-Aug-87
Sweetest Thing U2 4-Aug-87
Pleasure Little Treasure * Depeche Mode 1-Sep-87
Seattle * Public Image Limited 1-Sep-87
Catch Cure 2-Sep-87
I Want To Live Ramones 3-Sep-87
A Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours Smiths 4-Sep-87
The Promise When In Rome 1-Oct-87 ( Was This The "Last" Real New Wave Song? )
Weíll Be Together Sting 2-Oct-87
Need You Tonight INXS 3-Oct-87
Behind The Wheel Depeche Mode 4-Oct-87
Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) U2 5-Oct-87
The Body Public Image Limited 1-Nov-87
Hazy Shade Of Winter Bangles 2-Nov-87
Sacred Depeche Mode 3-Nov-87
The Great Commandment Camouflage 4-Nov-87
New Sensation INXS 1-Dec-87
Lazy Love & Rockets 2-Dec-87
------ * OWNERSHIP CHANGE WLIR becomes WDRE (Later to regain the WLIR CAll Letters) ------ **
Route 66 Depeche Mode 1-Feb-88
Suedehead Morrissey 2-Feb-88
Full Of Love Dr. Calculus 1-Mar-88
Hey You Cure 2-Mar-88
Ship Of Fools Erasure 3-Mar-88
Like The Weather 10,000 Maniacs 4-Mar-88
When I Feel This Way APB 5-Mar-88
I Donít Mind If You Forget Me Morrissey 1-Apr-88
Soviet Snow Shona Laing 2-Apr-88
Crash Primitives 3-Apr-88
Chains Of Love Erasure 4-Apr-88
Strangers Images In Vogue 1-May-88
Somewhere In My Heart Aztec Camera 2-May-88
Everyday Is Like Sunday Morrissey 3-May-88
That Smiling Face Camouflage 4-May-88
Just Play Music Big Audio Dynamite 1-Jun-88
One Force, One Crew, One Song Chiefs Of Relief 2-Jun-88
Reptile Church 3-Jun-88
I Want You Now Depeche Mode 4-Jun-88
Yahoo Erasure 5-Jun-88
Different World INXS 1-Jul-88
Peek-A-Boo Siouxsie & The Banshees 2-Jul-88
The Canary Song Crossfire Choir 3-Jul-88
Perfect Fairground Attraction 4-Jul-88
Phantom Bride Erasure 1-Aug-88
Wild, Wild West Escape Club 2-Aug-88
What's The Matter Here 10,000 Maniacs 3-Aug-88
Donít Worry, Be Happy Bobby McFerrin 4-Aug-88
Jesus Christ U2 1-Sep-88
All I Wanted In Tua Nua 2-Sep-88
Desire U2 3-Sep-88
Sister, Iím A Poet Morrissey 4-Sep-88
A Little Respect ** Erasure 5-Sep-88
I Donít Want Your Love Duran Duran 1-Oct-88
One Day APB 2-Oct-88
God, Part II U2 3-Oct-88
I Beg Your Pardon Kon Kan 4-Oct-88
Angel Of Harlem U2 1-Nov-88
Big Thing Duran Duran 2-Nov-88
The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) Peter Schilling 3-Nov-88
Fine Time New Order 4-Nov-88
Im NiníAlu Ofra Haza 1-Dec-88
She Wonít Be Home Erasure 2-Dec-88
Tears Run Rings Marc Almond 3-Dec-88
Ana Ng They Might Be Giants 4-Dec-88
Orinoco Flow (Sail Away) Enya 5-Dec-88
Punk Rock Girl Dead Milkmen 1-Jan-89
Stop Erasure 2-Jan-89
All She Wants Is Duran Duran 3-Jan-89
She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals 1-Feb-89
Bring Me Edelweiss Edelweiss 2-Feb-89
Last Of The Famous International Playboys Morrissey 3-Feb-89
Iíll Be You Replacements 4-Feb-89
Everlasting Love Howard Jones 1-Mar-89
Beat Of Love Voice Of The Beehive 2-Mar-89
Fascination Street Cure 3-Mar-89
German Kid Dee Dee King 4-Mar-89
Dancing Barefoot U2 5-Mar-89
My Past Lives Too Much Joy 1-Apr-89
Pet Semetary Ramones 2-Apr-89
Lullaby The Cure 3-Apr-89
Interesting Drug Morrissey 4-Apr-89
So Alive Love & Rockets 1-May-89
Trouble Me 10,000 Maniacs 2-May-89
Pictures Of You Cure 3-May-89
Oh Daddy Adrian Belew 4-May-89
Happy Public Image Limited 1-Jun-89
Everlasting Love U2 2-Jun-89
Love Song Cure 3-Jun-89
Compulsion Martin Gore 4-Jun-89
Channel Z B-52ís 5-Jun-89
In A Manner Of Speaking Martin Gore 1-Jul-89
Close Down Cure 2-Jul-89
Love Shack B-52ís 3-Jul-89
La La Love You Pixies 4-Jul-89
So Many People Hubert Kah 1-Aug-89
Personal Jesus ** Depeche Mode 2-Aug-89
Pistol Erasure 3-Aug-89
Way Of The World Max Q 4-Aug-89
Sowing The Seeds Of Love Tears For Fears 5-Aug-89
I Want That Man Deborah Harry 1-Sep-89
Regina Sugarcubes 2-Sep-89
Roam B-52ís 3-Sep-89
Drama Erasure 4-Sep-89
2 Late Cure 1-Oct-89
Dangerous Depeche Mode 2-Oct-89
Paradise Erasure 3-Oct-89
London Bridge Big Audio Dynamite 4-Oct-89
Donít Ask Me Why Eurythmics 1-Nov-89
Untitled Cure 2-Nov-89
Ouija Board, Ouija Board Morrissey 3-Nov-89
Kiss It Better Deborah Harry 4-Nov-89
Love & Anger Kate Bush 5-Nov-89
Brite Side Deborah Harry 1-Dec-89
Getting Away With It Electronic 2-Dec-89
You Surround Me Erasure 3-Dec-89
Deadbeat Club B-52ís 4-Dec-89
No Myth Michael Penn 1-Jan-90
Birdhouse In Your Soul They Might Be Giants 2-Jan-90
Nothing Compares 2 U Sinead OíConnor 3-Jan-90
Star Erasure 1-Feb-90
Enjoy The Silence Depeche Mode 2-Feb-90
This And That Michael Penn 3-Feb-90
Blue Savannah Erasure 4-Feb-90
Cuts You Up Peter Murphy 1-Mar-90
Blue Sky Mine Midnight Oil 2-Mar-90
Living In Oblivion Anything Box 3-Mar-90
Policy Of Truth Depeche Mode 4-Mar-90
Waiting For The Night Depeche Mode 5-Mar-90
Emperorís New Clothes Sinead OíConnor 1-Apr-90
World In My Eyes Depeche Mode 2-Apr-90
Loaded Primal Scream 3-Apr-90
November Spawned A Monster Morrissey 4-Apr-90
Show Me Your Soul Red Hot Chili Peppers 1-May-90
Falling Julee Cruise 2-May-90
Halo Depeche Mode 3-May-90
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) They Might Be Giants 4-May-90
World In Motion New Order 5-May-90
Joey Concrete Blonde 1-Jun-90
Hereís Where The Story Ends Sundays 2-Jun-90
Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello Something Happens 3-Jun-90
Get Me To The World On Time Strawberry Zots 4-Jun-90
All I Want Lightning Seeds 1-Jul-90
Step On Happy Mondays 2-Jul-90
King Of The Mountain Midnight Oil 3-Jul-90
Growing Old Origin 4-Jul-90
Violence Of Summer Duran Duran 1-Aug-90
Tomís Diner D.N.A. w/ Suzanne Vega 2-Aug-90
Iím Free Soup Dragons 3-Aug-90
Been Caught Stealiní ** Janeís Addiction 4-Aug-90
Suicide Blonde INXS 5-Aug-90
Never Enough Cure 1-Sep-90
Hippychick Soho 2-Sep-90
Candy Iggy Pop / Kate Pierson 3-Sep-90
Hello, I Love You Cure 4-Sep-90
Donít Ask Me Public Image Limited 1-Oct-90
So Hard Pet Shop Boys 2-Oct-90
Picadilly Palare Morrissey 3-Oct-90
Night & Day U2 4-Oct-90
Set Sails Free Origin 1-Nov-90
Like A Drug They Eat Their Own 2-Nov-90
I Walked With A Zombie R.E.M. 3-Nov-90
Right Here, Right Now Jesus Jones 4-Nov-90
Caroline Concrete Blonde 5-Nov-90
This Is Ponderous 2 NU 1-Dec-90
Classic Girl Janeís Addiction 2-Dec-90
Only Love Can Break Your Heart St. Etienne 3-Dec-90
Being Boring Pet Shop Boys 4-Dec-90
All This Time Sting 1-Jan-91
Hands Across The Ocean Mission U.K. 2-Jan-91
Unbelievable EMF 3-Jan-91
Wicked Game Chris Isaak 1-Feb-91
I Touch Myself Divinyls 2-Feb-91
Rage Erasure / Lene Lovich 3-Feb-91
Losing My Religion R.E.M. 4-Feb-91
Deeper Shade Of Soul Urban Dance Squad 1-Mar-91
Our Frank Morrissey 2-Mar-91
International Bright Young Thing Jesus Jones 3-Mar-91
See The Light Simple Minds 4-Mar-91
Valerie Loves Me Material Issue 1-Apr-91
Radio Song R.E.M. 2-Apr-91
Cloud 8 Frazier Chorus 3-Apr-91
American Music Violent Femmes 4-Apr-91
Why Should I Cry For You? Sting 1-May-91
My Definition Of A Boombastic Jazz Style Dream Warriors 2-May-91
Texarkana R.E.M. 3-May-91
Sing Your Life Morrissey 4-May-91
Get The Message Electronic 5-May-91
Better Back Off Marshall Crenshaw 1-Jun-91
Kiss Them For Me Siouxsie & The Banshees 2-Jun-91
Chorus Erasure 3-Jun-91
Shiny Happy People R.E.M. 4-Jun-91
Crazy Seal 1-Jul-91
Thatís Entertainment Morrissey 2-Jul-91
Rush Big Audio Dynamite II 3-Jul-91
Satisfied Squeeze 4-Jul-91
Backlash Joan Jett & The Blackhearts 1-Aug-91
Pregnant For The Last Time Morrissey 2-Aug-91
Walking Down Madison Kirsty MacColl 3-Aug-91
Speed Of Light Simple Minds 4-Aug-91
Happy Nedís Atomic Dustbin 5-Aug-91
Family Man Nitzer Ebb 1-Sep-91
Give It Away Red Hot Chili Peppers 2-Sep-91
Monsters & Angels Voice Of The Beehive 3-Sep-91
My Love Life Morrissey 1-Oct-91
The Fly U2 2-Oct-91
Love To Hate You Erasure 3-Oct-91
Smells Like Teen Spirit Nirvana 4-Oct-91
Thereís No Other Way Blur 5-Oct-91
Mysterious Ways U2 1-Nov-91
Move Any Mountain Shamen 2-Nov-91
One U2 3-Nov-91
Jesus Built My Hot Rod Ministry 4-Nov-91
Deathís Door Depeche Mode Dec-91
Caribbean Blue Enya Dec-91
Lithium Nirvana Dec-91
From A Million Miles Single Gun Theory Dec-91
Cold Cold Heart Midge Ure Jan-92
Ballerina Out Of Control Ocean Blue Jan-92
Naked Rain This Picture Jan-92
Life Of Riley Lightning Seeds Feb-92
Happy Happy Joy Joy Ren & Stimpy Feb-92
Hit Sugarcubes Feb-92
Laid So Low Tears For Fears Feb-92
High Cure Mar-92
Covered Public Image Limited Mar-92
Under The Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers Mar-92
Lady With A Spinning Head U2 Mar-92
Weirdo Charlatans UK Apr-92
Someday Concrete Blonde Apr-92
Teen Angst Cracker Apr-92
The City Sleeps MC 900 Ft. Jesus Apr-92
Divine Thing Soup Dragons Apr-92
Why Annie Lennox May-92
Friday Iím In Love Cure May-92
We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful Morrissey May-92
Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover Sophie B. Hawkins May-92
Good Stuff B-52ís Jun-92
We Are Each Other Beautiful South Jun-92
Pretend Weíre Dead L7 Jun-92
Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead XTC Jun-92
A Letter To Elise Cure Jul-92
Midlife Crisis Faith No More Jul-92
Tomorrow Morrissey Jul-92
Breaking The Girl Red Hot Chili Peppers Jul-92
Hunger Strike Temple Of The Dog Jul-92
Jeremy Pearl Jam Aug-92
Poison Heart Ramones Aug-92
Something Good Utah Saints Aug-92
Another Minute Cause & Effect Sep-92
Not Enough Time INXS Sep-92
Happiness In Slavery Nine Inch Nails Sep-92
Drive R.E.M. Sep-92
Small Victory Faith No More Oct-92
Peace & Love Incorporated Information Society Oct-92
Not Sleeping Around Nedís Atomic Dustbin Oct-92
Digging The Dirt Peter Gabriel Oct-92
Blood Makes Noise Suzanne Vega Oct-92
Ebeneezer Goode Shamen Nov-92
Somebody To Shove Soul Asylum Nov-92
Funky Ceili Black 47 Dec-92
Ordinary World Duran Duran Dec-92
Black Pearl Jam Dec-92
Jimmy Olsenís Blues Spin Doctors Dec-92
Man On The Moon R.E.M. Jan-93
Two Princes Spin Doctors Jan-93
Connected Stereo MCís Jan-93
Feed The Tree Belly Feb-93
I Feel You Depeche Mode Feb-93
Black Gold Soul Asylum Feb-93
The Crying Game Boy George Mar-93
One Caress Depeche Mode Mar-93
Come Undone Duran Duran Mar-93
Sleeping Satellite Tasmin Archer Mar-93
Jump They Say David Bowie Apr-93
Walking In My Shoes Depeche Mode Apr-93
Are You Gonna Go My Way? Lenny Kravitz Apr-93
Regret New Order Apr-93
Creep Radiohead Apr-93
Sweet Harmony Beloved May-93
Pets Porno For Pyros May-93
Runaway Train Soul Asylum May-93
Plush Stone Temple Pilots May-93
Dreams Cranberries Jun-93
Nothingness Living Colour Jun-93
Break It Down Again Tears For Fears Jun-93
Numb U2 Jun-93
No Rain Blind Melon Jul-93
Sweet Lullaby Deep Forest Jul-93
Condemnation Depeche Mode Jul-93
Crazy Mary Pearl Jam Jul-93
Plant Me Suddenly, Tammy Jul-93
My Sister Juliana Hatfield Aug-93
Soul To Squeeze Red Hot Chili Peppers Aug-93
Wicked Garden Stone Temple Pilots Aug-93
Zooropa U2 Aug-93
Linger Cranberries Sep-93
Heart-Shaped Box Nirvana Sep-93
Go Pearl Jam Sep-93
Everybody Hurts R.E.M. Sep-93
Without A Trace Soul Asylum Sep-93
Because The Night 10,000 Maniacs Oct-93
All Apologies Nirvana Oct-93
Daughter Pearl Jam Oct-93
Disarm Smashing Pumpkins Oct-93
Gepetto Belly Nov-93
Cannonball Breeders Nov-93
Mr. Jones Counting Crows Nov-93
Into Your Arms Lemonheads Nov-93
Purple Haze Cure Dec-93
Laid James Dec-93
Today Smashing Pumpkins Dec-93
Creep Stone Temple Pilots Dec-93
Loser Beck Jan-94
Stay (Far Away, So Close) U2 Jan-94
Divine Hammer Breeders Feb-94
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Crash Test Dummies Feb-94
Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town Pearl Jam Feb-94
God Tori Amos Feb-94
No Excuses Alice In Chains Mar-94
You Candlebox Mar-94
Return To Innocence Enigma Mar-94
The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get Morrissey Mar-94
Spoonman Soundgarden Mar-94
Gentlemen Afghan Whigs Apr-94
Longview Green Day Apr-94
Backwater Meat Puppets Apr-94
Yellow Ledbetter Pearl Jam Apr-94
Miss World Hole May-94
Selling The Drama Live May-94
Closer Nine Inch Nails May-94
Big Empty Stone Temple Pilots May-94
Sabotage Beastie Boys Jun-94
Girls & Boys Blur Jun-94
Shine Collective Soul Jun-94
Come Out And Play Offspring Jun-94
Vasoline Stone Temple Pilots Jun-94
Far Behind Candlebox Jul-94
New Age Girl Dead Eye Dick Jul-94
Labour Of Love Frente! Jul-94
Basket Case Green Day Jul-94
I Alone Live Aug-94
Am I Wrong Love Spit Love Aug-94
All I Want To Do Sheryl Crow Aug-94
Undone-The Sweater Song Weezer Aug-94
Zombie Cranberries Sep-94
Feel The Pain Dinosaur Jr Sep-94
Madam Butterfly Malcolm McLaren Sep-94
Self Esteem Offspring Sep-94
Whatís The Frequency, Kenneth? R.E.M. Sep-94
Interstate Love Song Stone Temple Pilots Sep-94
Welcome To Paradise Green Day Oct-94
Doll Parts Hole Oct-94
Beautiful Girl INXS Oct-94
About A Girl (unplugged) Nirvana Oct-94
Seether Veruca Salt Oct-94
Spin The Black Circle Pearl Jam Nov-94
Tremor Christ Pearl Jam Nov-94
Landslide Smashing Pumpkins Nov-94
Lightning Crashes Live Dec-94
The Man Who Sold The World (unplugged) Nirvana Dec-94
Voodoo Lady Ween Dec-94
Buddy Holly Weezer Dec-94
Donít Look Back In Anger Oasis Jun-96
Mint Car Cure Jul-96 How Soon Is Now? Love Spit Love Jul-96
This Summer Squeeze Jul-96
Rumble In Brighton Brian Setzer Orchestra Aug-96
Donít Speak No Doubt Aug-96
Angry Johnny Poe Aug-96
Ready To Go Republica Aug-96
6th Avenue Heartache Wallflowers Aug-96
King Of New Orleans Better Than Ezra Sep-96
I Believe Booth & The Bad Angel Sep-96
Shadowboxer Fiona Apple Sep-96
A Design For Life Manic Street Preachers Sep-96
Barely Breathing Duncan Sheik Oct-96
Whoever You Are Geggy Tah Oct-96
Itís Alright, Itís Okay Leah Andreone Oct-96
If I Could Talk Iíd Tell You Lemonheads Oct-96
Naked Eye Luscious Jackson Oct-96
Desperately Wanting Better Than Ezra Nov-96
When Youíre Gone Cranberries Nov-96
Lady Picture Show Stone Temple Pilots Nov-96
Lovefool Cardigans Dec-96
A Long December Counting Crows Dec-96
Thirty-Three Smashing Pumpkins Dec-96
One Headlight Wallflowers Dec-96
Tattva Kula Shaker Jan-97

* = Tied for first place for the week
** = Screamer / Shreeek of the Year

WLIR 92.7 FM was sold, & Signed Off for good on January 9 2004 at Noon. The Frequency was Sold to UniVision, & Started Simul-Broadcasting their Spanish Programming of 105.9 FM WCAA Newark, on Jan 9 2004, with the Call Letters WZAA. The 92.7 Frequency was again sold in 2009.
"Larry The Duck" a WLIR DJ, can currently be heard on Sirius/XM Radio's "1st Wave" channel Playing many of WLIR's 80's songs.
An Award Winning Documentary " Dare To Be Different " The WLIR Story, was Released in the USA on ShowTime in March 2018 for an intial 2 year run on the channel.

Below are links to "DJ BIRD's" WLIR Articles. "BIRD" was a DJ during WLIR's heyday in the 80's, & his articles talk about some of his experiences & stories from the era:
DJ Bird "The Bands"
DJ BIRD's Perspective:WLIR the Station that Dared to be Different"

Here is a Link to the 2 Walls Webzine article
"WLIR, End Of An Era"

Dare To Be Different !!

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