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RADIO AND RECORDS (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP POP SINGLES OF 1985 PDF Print E-mail
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Sep 21, 2017 at 04:33 PM
RADIO AND RECORDS (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP POP SINGLES OF 1985




Pos.-Title-Artist-Label-Peak Month 
  1 SAY YOU,SAY ME-LIONEL RICHIE-MOTOWN-DECEMBER                                             604
  2 CRAZY FOR YOU-MADONNA-GEFFEN-April                                                     564
  3 I CAN'T FIGHT THIS FEELING-REO SPEEDWAGON-EPIC-March                                   560
  4 BROKEN WINGS-MR.MISTER-RCA-December                                                    554
  5 LIKE A VIRGIN-MADONNA-Sire-January                                                     544
  6 SEPARATE LIVES-PHIL COLLINS & MARILYN MARTIN-Atlantic-November                         530
  7 THE POWER OF LOVE-HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS-Chrysalis-August                               510
  8 TAKE ON ME-A-Ha-Warner Brothers-October                                                508
  9 MONEY FOR NOTHING-Dire Straits-Warner Brothers-September                               502
 10 CARELESS WHISPER-Wham!-Columbia-February                                               502
 11 Alive And Kicking-Simple Minds-A&M-December                                            496
 12 St.Elmo's Fire-John Parr-Atlantic-September                                            482
 13 Don't You(Forget About Me)-Simple Minds-A&M-May                                        472
 14 Part Time Lover-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-October                                            470
 15 We Are The World-USA For Africa-Columbia-April                                         448
 16 Party All The Time-Eddie Murphy-Columbia-December                                      448
 17 I Want To Know What Love Is-Foreigner-Atlantic-January                                 446
 18 Sussudio-Phil Collins-Atlantic-June                                                    442
 19 Shout-Tears For Fears-Polygram-August                                                  434
 20 One More Night-Phil Collins-Atlantic-March                                             434
 21 Everybody Wants To Rule The World-Tears For Fears-Polygram-June                        432
 22 Everytime You Go Away-Paul Young-Columbia-July                                         430
 23 Everything She Wants-Wham!-Columbia-May                                                426
 24 Raspberry Beret-Prince & The Revolution-Paisley Park-July                              426
 25 Material Girl-Madonna-Sire-March                                                       426
 26 Heaven-Bryan Adams-A&M-June                                                            416
 27 We Built This City-Starship-Grunt-November                                             396
 28 Miami Vice Theme-Jon Hammer-MCA-October                                                396
 29 Don't Lose My Number-Phil Collins-Atlantic-August                                      394
 30 A View To A Kill-Duran Duran-Capitol-July                                              388
 31 Small Town-John Cogar Mellencamp-Riva-December                                         364
 32 Cherish-Kool & The Gang-De Lite-September                                              358
 33 Head Over Heels-Tears For Fears-Polygram-October                                       352
 34 We Don't Need Another Hero(Thunderdome)-Tina Turner-Capitol-August                     352
 35 Rhythm Of The Night-Debarge-Motown-April                                               352
 36 Loverboy-Billy Ocean-Jive-February                                                     350
 37 You Belong To The City-Glenn Frey-MCA-November                                         350
 38 California Girls-David Lee Roth-Warner Brothers-March                                  350
 39 You're The Inspiration-Chicago-Full Moon-January                                       342
 40 Never Surrender-Corey Hart-EMI America-August                                          340
 41 Saving All My Love For You-Whitney Houston-Arista-October                              338
 42 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free-Sting-A&M-July                                      332
 43 The Heat Is On-Glenn Frey-MCA-February                                                 332
 44 Summer Of '69-Bryan Adams-A&M-August                                                   328
 45 Things Can Only Get Better-Howard Jones-Elektra-June                                   326
 46 Glory Days-Bruce Sringsteen-Columbia-July                                              326
 47 Angel-Madonna-Sire-June                                                                324
 48 Lonely 'Ol Night-John Cougar Mellencamp-Riva-October                                   322
 49 Too Late For Goodbyes-Julian Lennon-Atlantic-March                                     322
 50 Run To You-Bryan Adams-A&M-January                                                     320
 51 Axel F-Harold Faltemeyer-MCA-May                                                       318
 52 Easy Lover-Phil Collins & Philip Bailey-Columbia-January                               316
 53 Never-Heart-Capitol-November                                                           316
 54 Freedom-Wham!-Columbia-September                                                       310
 55 Method Of Modern Love-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-February                             308
 56 All I Need-Jack Wagner-Warner Brothers-January                                         298
 57 Oh Sheila-Ready For The World-MCA-October                                              296
 58 Lovergirl-Teena Marie-Epic-March                                                       290
 59 Neutron Dance-Pointer Sisters-Planet-February                                          288
 60 Dress You Up-Madonna-Sire-September                                                    288
 61 I Miss You-Klymaxx-Constellation-December                                              288
 62 The Search Is Over-Survivor-Scotti Brothers-June                                       282
 63 Lay Your Hands On Me-Thompson Twins-Arista-November                                    282
 64 Voices Carry-'Til Tuesday-Epic-July                                                    278
 65 Tonight She Comes-Cars-Elektra-December                                                278
 66 Freeway Of Love-Aretha Franklin-Arista-August                                          276
 67 Fortress Around Your Heart-Sting-A&M-October                                           270
 68 Suddenly-Billy Ocean-Jive-May                                                          268
 69 You Give Good Love-Whitney Houston-Arista-July                                         268
 70 Pop Life-Prince & Revolution-Paisley Park-September                                    268
 71 One Night In Bangkok-Murray Head-RCA-April                                             266
 72 I'm On Fire-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-April                                           262
 73 Obsession-Animotion-Mercury-April                                                      260
 74 Sleeping Bag-ZZ Top-Warner Brothers-December                                           256
 75 Nightshift-Commodores-Motown-April                                                     248
 76 Some Like It Hot-Power Station-Capitol-May                                             246
 77 Boys Of Summer-Don Henley-Warner Brothers-January                                      236
 78 All She Wants To Do Is Dance-Don Henley-Warner Brothers-April                          234
 79 Smooth Operator-Sade-Portrait-May                                                      224
 80 Only The Young-Journey-Geffen-March                                                    222
 81 Election Day-Arcadia-Capitol-December                                                  220
 82 Would I Lie To You?-Eurythmics-RCA-June                                                220
 83 Into The Groove-Madonna-Sire-June                                                      220
 84 In My House-Mary Jane Girls-Gordy-June                                                 216
 85 Along Comes A Woman-Chicago-Full Moon-April                                            216
 86 Dancing In The Street-Mick Jagger & David Bowie-EMI America-September                  208
 87 High On You-Survivor-Scotti Brothers-March                                             178
 88 The Old Man Down The Road-John Fogerty-Warner Brothers-February                        178
 89 I Would Die 4 U-Prince-Warner Brothers-January                                         176
 90 Who's Holding Donna Now-Debarge-Gordy-August                                           170
 91 Who's Zoomin' Who-Aretha Franklin-Arista-November                                      170
 92 People Are People-Depeche Mode-Sire-July                                               168
 93 Walking On Sunshine-Katrina & The Waves-Capitol-June                                   166
 94 You're Only Human(Second Wind)-Billy Joel-Columbia-August                              166
 95 Just Another Night-Mick Jagger-Columbia-March                                          164
 96 Invincible(Theme From Billie Jean)-Pat Benatar-Crysalis-August                         162
 97 Get It On(Bang A Gong)-Power Station-Capitol-July                                      162
 98 That Was Yesterday-Foreigner-Atlantic-April                                            160
 99 Sentimental Street-Night Ranger-MCA-July                                               160
100 Somebody-Bryan Adams-A&M-March                                                         158
101 Misled-Kool & Gang-De-Lite-February                                                    154
102 Perfect Way-Scritti Politti-Warner Brothers-December                                   152
103 The Goonies 'R' Good Enough-Cyndi Lauper-Portrait-June                                 150
104 I'm Goin' Down-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-October                                      128
105 Be Near Me-ABC-Polygram-October                                                        122
106 One Night Love Affair-Bryan Adams-A&M-October                                          122
107 Foolish Heart-Steve Perry-Columbia-January                                             118
108 Save A Prayer-Duran Duran-Capitol-March                                                116
109 Sugar Walls-Sheena Easton-EMI America-February                                         112
110 Fresh-Kool & The Gang-De Lite-May                                                      110 
111 Lovin' Every Minute Of It-Loverboy-Columbia-October                                    110
112 Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody-David Lee Roth-May                                    110
113 Dare Me-Pointer Sisters-Planet-September                                               106
114 Relax-Frankie Goes To Hollywood-Island-March                                            82
115 Jamie-Ray Parker,Jr.-Arista-January                                                     80
116 One Of The Living-Tina Turner-Capitol-November                                          76
117 Private Dancer-Tina Turner-Capitol-March                                                74
118 I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down-Paul Young-Columbia-October                          72
119 You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)-Dead Or Alive-August                                  70
120 Sunset Grill-Don Henley-Warner Brothers-October                                         68
121 Keeping The Faith-Billy Joel-Columbia-March                                             36 
122 Mr.Telephone Man-New Edition-MCA-February                                               36
123 You Are My Lady-Freddie Jackson-Capitol-November                                        36
124 What About Love?-Heart-Capitol-August                                                   34 
125 Wrap Her Up-Elton John-Geffen-December                                                  34
126 Love Light In Flight-Stevie Wonder-Motown-January                                       34
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