40 Hits Throughout MA’s 40 Years

What was the #1 song the year Marin Academy opened its doors?  How about they year you started high school?  Click on the links below to listen to the top hits through Marin Academy’s 40 years!

1972 – Roberta Flack: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

1973 – Tony Orlando and Dawn: Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree

1974 – Barbra Streisand: The Way We Were

1975 – Captain and Tennille: Love Will Keep Us Together

1976 – Wings: Silly Love Songs

1977 – Rod Stewart: Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)

1978 – Andy Gibb: Shadow Dancing

1979 – Knack: My Sharona

1980 – Blondie: Call Me

1981 – Kim Carnes: Bette Davis Eyes

1982 – Olivia Newton-John: Physical

1983 – Police: Every Breath You Take

1984 – Prince: When Doves Cry

1985 – Wham!: Careless Whisper

1986 – Dionne and Friends: That’s What Friends Are For

1987 – Bangles: Walk Like An Egyptian

1988 – George Michael: Faith

1989 – Chicago: Look Away

1990 – Wilson Phillips: Hold On

1991 – Bryan Adams: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You

1992 – Boyz II Men: End Of The Road

1993 – Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You

1994 – Ace Of Base: The Sign

1995 – Coolio: Gangsta’s Paradise

1996 – Los Del Rio: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)

1997 – Elton John: Candle In The Wind 1997

1998 – Next: Too Close

1999 – Cher: Believe

2000 – Faith Hill: Breathe

2001 – Lifehouse: Hanging By A Moment

2002 – Nickelback: How Your Remind Me

2003 – 50 Cent: In Da Club

2004 – Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris: Yeah!

2005 – Mariah Carey: We Belong Together

2006 – Daniel Powter: Bad Day

2007 – Beyonce: Irreplaceable

2008 – Flo Rida feat. T-Pain: Low

2009 – The Black Eyed Peas: Boom Boom Pow

2010 – Ke$ha: TiK ToK

2011 – Adele: Rolling In The Deep

The 2012-2013 school year marks 40 years of education at Marin Academy.  Throughout the year we will be commemorating this anniversary with on-campus events for students, special publications (including this on-going series of “lists of 40″), and a community celebration at Bimbo’s in San Francisco on April 20 (Save the date!).

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