5) Out Of Touch (1984)
Best part: The glorious first chord progression.
4) You Make My Dreams (commonly but mistakenly known as “You Make My Dreams Come True”) (1981)
Best part: Tie between the infectious bouncing-ball beat, and the first lyrics (where Hall comes in with “What I want, you’ve got…”
3) I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (1981)
Best part: Near the beginning, when the dream-like synth kicks in.
2) Rich Girl (1977)
Best part: The opening notes, when you realize you’re about to hear “Rich Girl”.
1) She’s Gone (1976)
Best part: “She’s gooo-oooo-oooo-oooo-oooo-oone, ohhh-wahhh!”
The musically bereft screeching that passes for a hit today can’t hold a candle to these timeless classics.
Addendum: If you’re wondering where “Maneater” and “Kiss On My List” are… they’re not here. On purpose.