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This week in music: 1980

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Let's turn back the clock and check out the music scene from 35 years ago.

These were the songs topping Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 this week of February 1980.

At number five was a song which sparked a renewed interest in rock-a-billy music from the 1950s. Crazy Little Thing Called Love would go on to become the first number one hit for the British glam-rock band Queen.

A legendary singer was on the comeback trail. Smokey Robinson was in the number four spot with Cruisin'.

Kenny Rogers held down the number three spot with a song about a boy named Tommy who learned "sometimes you gotta fight when you're a man."
The story behind Coward of the County would be told in a made-for-TV movie which aired on CBS the very next year.

At number two was a husband and wife team with one of the biggest hits of the year. Do That To Me One More Time became The Captain and Tennille's second and final number one hit.

And in the top spot was a song considered one of the last hits of the Disco era. Rock With You by Michael Jackson spent four weeks at number 1. At the time it was Jackson's third chart topper as a solo artist.

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