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RADIO AND RECORDS (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP HOT TRACKS OF 1985 PDF Print E-mail
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Jul 12, 2017 at 07:51 PM
RADIO AND RECORDS (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP HOT TRACKS OF 1985






Pos.-Title-Artist-Label-Peak Month 
  1 MONEY FOR NOTHING-DIRE STRAITS-WARNER BROTHERS-AUGUST                          698
  2 SILENT RUNNING-MIKE & MECHANICS-ATLANTIC-December                                      666
  3 FORTRESS AROUND YOUR HEART-STING-A&M-August                                            628
  4 ROCK & ROLL GIRLS-JOHN FOGERTY-Warner Brothers-March                                   580
  5 FACE THE FACE-PETE TOWNSEND-Atco-December                                              570
  6 DON'T COME AROUND HERE NO MORE-TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS-MCA-April                 560
  7 TONIGHT SHE COMES-CARS-Elektra-November                                                560
  8 TALK TO ME-Stevie Nicks-Modern-December                                                556
  9 LONELY OL' NIGHT-John Cougar Mellencamp-Riva-September                                 544
 10 EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD-Tears For Fears-Polygram-April                       540
 11 Just Another Night-Mick Jagger-Columbia-February                                       540
 12 Little By Little-Robert Plant-Es Paranza-May                                           524
 13 That Was Yesterday-Foreigner-Atlantic-March                                            520
 14 Small Town-John Cougar Mellencamp-Riva-October                                         520
 15 Sleeping Bag-ZZ Top-Warner Brothers-October                                            510
 16 Forever Man-Eric Clapton-Duck-March                                                    506
 17 Alive And Kicking-Simple Minds-A&M-November                                            494
 18 Power Of Love-Huey Lewis & The  News-Chrysalis-July                                    490
 19 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free-Sting-A&M-June                                      488
 20 I Want To Know What Love Is-Foreigner-Atlantic-January                                 484
 21 Radioactive-The Firm-Atlantic-March                                                    476
 22 Don't You(Forget About Me)-Simple Minds-A&M-April                                      472
 23 Cannonball-Supertramp-A&M-June                                                         458
 24 Somebody-Bryan Adams-A&M-February                                                      452
 25 Rebels-Tom Petty & Heartbreakers-MCA-April                                             428
 26 All She Wants To Do Is Dance-Don Henley-Geffen-March                                   424
 27 What About Love?-Heart-Capitol-July                                                    420
 28 Tough All Over-John Cafferty & Beaver Brown Band-Scotti Brothers-May                   404
 29 Shout-Tears For Fears-Polygram-July                                                    398
 30 Sunset Grill-Don Henley-Geffen-January                                                 398
 31 Sentimental Street-Night Ranger-MCA-June                                               396
 32 You Belong To The City-Glenn Frey-MCA-October                                          394
 33 Trapped-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-April                                               392
 34 Lovin' Every Minute Of It-Loverboy-Columbia-September                                  388
 35 After The Fire-Roger Daltrey-Atlantic-October                                          382
 36 The Big Money-Rush-Mercury-October                                                     380
 37 Would I Lie To You?-Eurythmics-RCA-May                                                 378
 38 The Old Man Down The Road-John Fogerty-Warner Brothers-January                         374
 39 St.Elmo's Fire-John Parr-Atlantic-August                                               368
 40 We Built This City-Starship-Grunt-September                                            362
 41 Easy Lover-Phil Collins & Philip Bailey-Columbia-January                               356
 42 Can't Stop Rockin'-ZZ Top-Warner Brothers-December                                     350
 43 Centerfield-John Fogerty-Warner Brothers-April                                         348
 44 Broken Wings-Mr. Mister-RCA-October                                                    344
 45 Only The Young-Journey-Geffen-February                                                 334
 46 Invincible(Theme From Billie Jean)-Pat Benatar-Crysalis-July                           328
 47 And We Danced-Hooters-Columbia-September                                               324
 48 People Get Ready-Rod Stewart & Jeff Beck-Epic-July                                     322
 49 Back In Time-Huey Lewis & The News-Chrysalis-August                                    318
 50 I'm On Fire-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-March                                           316
 51 Glory Days-Bruce Sringsteen-Columbia-June                                              310
 52 Sex As A Weapon-Pat Benatar-Crysalis-November                                          308
 53 One World-Dire Straits-Warner Brothers-September                                       308
 54 One More Night-Phil Collins-Atlantic-February                                          300
 55 The Heat Is On-Glenn Frey-MCA-January                                                  290
 56 Lucky In Love-Mick Jagger-Columbia-May                                                 286
 57 This Is Not America-David Bowie & Pat Metheny-EMI America-March                        282
 58 Dancing In The Street-Mick Jagger & David Bowie-EMI America-September                  270
 59 Head Over Heels-Tears For Fears-Polygram-September                                     266
 60 Never Surrender-Corey Hart-EMI America-August                                          260
 61 Go-Asia-Geffen-December                                                                260
 62 California Girls-David Lee Roth-Warner Brothers-January                                256
 63 Strength-Alarm-I.R.S.-December                                                         252
 64 Never-Heart-Capitol-October                                                            242
 65 This Time-Inxs-Atlantic-November                                                       242
 66 And She Was-Talking Heads-Sire-August                                                  234
 67 My Hometown-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-December                                        232
 68 Every Step Of The Way-John Waite-EMI America-August                                    232
 69 Let's Talk About Me-Alan Parson's Project-Arista-February                              230
 70 Sussudio-Phil Collins-Atlantic-May                                                     224
 71 Walk Of Life-Dire Straits-Warner Brothers-November                                     220
 72 Lonely At The Top-Mick Jagger-Columbia-April                                           214
 73 Cry-Godley & Creme-Polydor-August                                                      214
 74 Trouble In Paradise-Huey Lewis & The News-Chrysalis-April                              210
 75 Too Late For Goodbyes-Julian Lennon-Atlantic-January                                   206
 76 Voices Carry-'Til Tuesday-Epic-May                                                     202
 77 Lay Your Hands On Me-Thompson Twins-Arista-October                                     202
 78 I Can't Fight This Feeling-REO Speedwagon-Epic-January                                 200
 79 Shame-Motels-Capitol-August                                                            200
 80 No Lookin' Back-Michael McDonald-Warner Brothers-August                                200
 81 R.O.C.K. In The USA-John Cougar Mellencamp-Riva-October                                198
 82 One Night Love Affair-Bryan Adams-A&M-September                                        198
 83 Burning Heart-Survivor-Scotti Brothers-December                                        196
 84 Men Without Shame-Phantom,Rocker & Slick-EMI America-November                          196
 85 Tonight It's You-Cheap Trick-Epic-September                                            194
 86 All You Zombies-Hooters-Columbia-June                                                  186
 87 Don't Lose My Number-Phil Collins-Atlantic-August                                      182
 88 Drivin' With My Eyes Closed-Don Henley-Geffen-April                                    174
 89 Can't Get There From Here-R.E.M.-I.R.S.-August                                         168
 90 Inside Out-Phil Collins-Atlantic-April                                                 168
 91 Satisfaction Guaranteed-The Firm-Atlantic-April                                        164
 92 Summer Of '69-Bryan Adams-A&M-July                                                     164
 93 C-I-T-Y-John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band-Scotti Brothers-August                   162
 94 Say You're Wrong-Julian Lennon-Atlantic-April                                          162
 95 Along Comes A Woman-Chicago-Full Moon-April                                            156
 96 Make It Better-Tom Petty & Heartbreakers-MCA-June                                      152
 97 The Confessor-Joe Walsh-Warner Brothers-June                                           150
 98 Knocking At Your Back Door-Deep Purple-Mercury-January                                 148
 99 Say It Again-Santana-Columbia-March                                                    142
100 I'm Goin' Down-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-September                                    130
101 Look At Little Sister-Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble-Epic-October                 114
102 Vox Humana-Kenny Loggins-Columbia-April                                                114
103 To Live And Die In L.A.-Wang Chung-Geffen-December                                     110
104 Lay It Down-Ratt-Atlantic-July                                                         108
105 Why Can't I Have You-Cars-Elektra-February                                              76
106 Under A Raging Moon-Roger Daltrey-Atlantic-November                                     74
107 Smokin' In The Boys Room-Motley Crue-Elektra-July                                       74
108 Easy Street-David Lee Roth-Warner Brothers-March                                        74
109 Kayleigh-Marillion-Capitol-September                                                    70
110 One Lonely Night-REO Speedwagon-Epic-April                                              70
111 High On You-Survivor--Scotti Brothers-February                                          70
112 Walking On Sunshine-Katrina & The Waves-Capitol-May                                     68
113 Tore Down a la Rimbaud-Van Morrison-Mercury-March                                       68
114 Playing To Win-Little River Band-Capitol-February                                       68
115 Smuggler's Blues-Glenn Frey-MCA-May                                                     38
116 She's Waiting-Eric Clapton-Duck-April                                                   36
117 Love Is The Seventh Wave-Sting-A&M-November                                             34
118 Four In The Morning-Night Ranger-MCA-September                                          34
119 You're A Friend Of Mine-Jackson Browne & Clarence Clemons-Columbia-November             34
120 Three Sunrises-U2-Island-July                                                           34
121 Go For Soda-Kim Mitchell-Bronze-May                                                     34
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