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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top Songs of 1985

1984 <-1985-> 1986


  

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Money for Nothing
1.
06/1985
347

✫1
US








✫1
rock
4
UK
[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 1986]
[Warner 28950]
written by Mark Knopfler & Sting
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
2.
03/1985
345

✫1
US
2
AC


✫1
dance


2
rock
2
UK
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1986]
[Polygram 880659 (Mercury)]
written by Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley & Chris Hughes
Don't You (Forget About Me)
3.
02/1985
329

✫1
US
36
AC


9
dance


✫1
rock
7
UK
[A&M 2703]
written by Keith Forsey & Steve Schiff
Kyrie
4.
12/1985
303

✫1
US
11
AC






✫1
rock
11
UK
[RCA 14258]
written by Richard Page, Steve George & John Lang
5.
08/1985
296

✫1
US
3
AC






4
rock
4
UK
[RCA 14136]
written by Richard Page, Steve George & John Lang
St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)
6.
06/1985
291

✫1
US
4
AC






2
rock
6
UK
produced by David Foster
[Atlantic 7-89541]
written by David Foster & John Parr
We Built This City
7.
09/1985
289

✫1
US
37
AC


37
dance


✫1
rock
12
UK
8.
02/1985
289

✫1
US
✫1
AC




80
R&B
4
rock
4
UK
[Atlantic 89588]
written by Phil Collins
We Are the World
9.
03/1985
286

✫1
US
✫1
AC
76
country


✫1
R&B
27
rock
✫1
UK
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1986]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1986]
benefit recording by all-star group
[Columbia 04839]
written by Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie
Dancing in the Street
10.
08/1985
281

7
US




4
dance


3
rock
✫1
UK
11.
06/1985
280

✫1
US
6
AC


22
dance
81
R&B
✫1
rock


[Chrysalis 42876]
written by Huey Lewis, Chris Hayes & Johnny Colla
Walk of Life
12.
06/1985
266

7
US
4
AC






6
rock
2
UK
written by Mark Knopfler
Alive and Kicking
13.
10/1985
262

3
US




25
dance


2
rock
7
UK
If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
14.
06/1985
262

3
US
39
AC


10
dance
17
R&B
✫1
rock
26
UK
[A&M 2738]
written by Sting
Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)
15.
11/1985
260

6
US
7
AC






✫1
rock
21
UK
[Atlantic 7-89488]
written by Mike Rutherford & B. A. Robertson
16.
09/1985
256

2
US
2
AC






✫1
rock
94
UK
[MCA 52651]
written by Glenn Frey & Jack Tempchin
17.
08/1985
247

6
US
37
AC






✫1
rock


as John Cougar Mellencamp
[Riva 880984]
written by John Mellencamp
Everytime You Go Away
18.
03/1985
247

✫1
US
✫1
AC






14
rock
4
UK
[Columbia 04867]
written by Daryl Hall
19.
11/1985
246

✫1
US
26
AC


✫1
dance
36
R&B
37
rock
✫1
UK
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1987]
[R]
[EMI America 8307]
written by Neil Tennant & Chris Lowe
I'm on Fire
20.
02/1985
240

6
US
6
AC






4
rock
5
UK
charted as I'm on Fire / Born in the USA in UK charts
[Columbia 04772]
written by Bruce Springsteen
Sleeping Bag
21.
10/1985
234

8
US




41
dance


✫1
rock
27
UK
[Warner 28884]
written by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill & Frank Beard
Tonight She Comes
22.
11/1985
231

7
US
36
AC






✫1
rock
79
UK
[Elektra 69589]
written by Ric Ocasek
Talk to Me
23.
11/1985
228

4
US
14
AC






✫1
rock
68
UK
[Modern 7-99582]
written by Chas Sandford
Sussudio
24.
01/1985
227

✫1
US
30
AC


4
dance
8
R&B
10
rock
12
UK
[Atlantic 89560]
written by Phil Collins
All She Wants to Do Is Dance
25.
01/1985
225

9
US




10
dance
65
R&B
✫1
rock


[Geffen 29065]
written by Danny Kootch (as Danny Kortchmar)
26.
04/1985
223

5
US




5
dance


2
rock
17
UK
Miami Vice Theme
27.
09/1985
216

✫1
US
16
AC


23
dance
10
R&B
29
rock
5
UK
[instrumental]
[MCA 52666]
written by Jan Hammer
Small Town
28.
09/1985
215

6
US
13
AC






2
rock
53
UK
as John Cougar Mellencamp
[Riva 884202]
written by John Mellencamp
A View to a Kill
29.
05/1985
215

✫1
US








42
rock
2
UK
Fortress Around Your Heart
30.
07/1985
214

8
US
32
AC






✫1
rock
49
UK
[A&M 2767]
written by Sting
Glory Days
31.
05/1985
214

5
US








3
rock
17
UK
[Columbia 04924]
written by Bruce Springsteen
Burning Heart
32.
11/1985
214

2
US
35
AC






11
rock
5
UK
[Scotti Bros. 4-05663]
written by Frankie Sullivan & Jim Peterik
Head over Heels
33.
06/1985
212

3
US
5
AC






7
rock
12
UK
[Polygram 880899 (Mercury)]
written by Roland Orzabal & Curt Smith
We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)
34.
07/1985
209

2
US
3
AC


23
dance
3
R&B
29
rock
3
UK
[Capitol 5491]
written by Terry Britten & Graham Lyle
My Hometown
35.
12/1985
208

6
US
✫1
AC






6
rock
9
UK
charted as Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town / My Hometown in UK charts
written by Bruce Springsteen
36.
09/1985
204

2
US
36
AC






6
rock
67
UK
as John Cougar Mellencamp
[Riva 884455]
written by John Mellencamp
Take on Me
37.
07/1985
203

✫1
US
4
AC








2
UK
[Warner 29011]
written by Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (as Pål Waaktaar), Magne Furuholmen & Morten Harket (as Morten Hårket)
Never
38.
09/1985

Never by Heart

from Heart   Heart
202

4
US








2
rock


Somebody
39.
01/1985
202

11
US








✫1
rock
35
UK
[A&M 2701]
written by Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
40.
02/1985
200

12
US




11
dance
83
R&B
✫1
rock
32
UK
[Columbia 04743]
written by Mick Jagger
California Girls
41.
01/1985
196

3
US
29
AC






3
rock
68
UK
[Warner 29102]
written by Brian Wilson & Mike Love
Life in a Northern Town
42.
03/1985
190

7
US
2
AC






7
rock
15
UK
Stages
43.
11/1985
185

21
US








✫1
rock
43
UK
44.
12/1985
185

✫1
US
✫1
AC






12
rock
66
UK
[Grunt 14253]
written by Ina Wolf & Peter Wolf
45.
02/1985
180

5
US
38
AC


10
dance
54
R&B
21
rock
6
UK
[Elektra 7-69651]
written by Howard Jones
Material Girl
46.
02/1985
175

2
US
38
AC


✫1
dance
49
R&B


3
UK
[Sire 7-29083]
written by Peter Brown & Robert Rans
47.
12/1985
174

14
US




24
dance


3
rock
10
UK
48.
05/1985
172

8
US








3
rock


[MCA 52591]
written by Jack Blades
49.
05/1985
171

22
US








✫1
rock


[Scotti Brothers 04891]
written by John Cafferty
50.
03/1985
170

26
US








✫1
rock
51
UK
[Warner 29081 (Duck)]
written by Jerry Lynn Williams
Heaven
51.
04/1985
169

✫1
US
12
AC






27
rock
38
UK
[R]
[A&M 2729]
written by Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
52.
06/1985
168

10
US








4
rock
53
UK
[Chrysalis 42877]
written by Simon Climie & Holly Knight
53.
02/1985
165

28
US








✫1
rock
76
UK
written by Paul Rodgers
Raspberry Beret
54.
05/1985
163

2
US




4
dance
3
R&B
40
rock
25
UK
with The Revolution
charted as Raspberry Beret / She's Always In My Hair in US dance charts
[Paisley Park 28972]
written by Prince
Take Me Home
55.
07/1985
163

7
US
2
AC






12
rock
19
UK
[Atlantic 89472]
written by Phil Collins
56.
05/1985
162

36
US








✫1
rock
83
UK
[Es Paranza 7-99644]
written by Robert Plant & Jezz Woodroffe
Never Surrender
57.
06/1985
160

3
US
8
AC






8
rock


[EMI 8268]
written by Corey Hart
Don't Come Around Here No More
58.
03/1985
160

13
US








2
rock
50
UK
That Was Yesterday
59.
01/1985
159

12
US
24
AC






4
rock
28
UK
[Atlantic 89571]
written by Lou Gramm & Mick Jones [Foreigner]
Living in America
60.
12/1985
159

4
US




3
dance
10
R&B


5
UK
[Scotti Brothers 05682 ]
written by Dan Hartman & Charlie Midnight
What About Love?
61.
06/1985
153

10
US








3
rock


[Capitol 5481]
written by Brian Allen, Sheron Alton & Jim Vallance
62.
08/1985
150

9
US








3
rock


[Columbia 05569]
written by Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Cry
63.
03/1985
147

16
US
5
AC


22
dance


6
rock
19
UK
[Polydor 881 786-7]
written by Kevin Godley & Lol Creme
Only the Young
64.
01/1985
147

9
US








3
rock


[Geffen 7-29090]
written by Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry & Neal Schon
65.
04/1985
147











✫1
rock


as Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
[live]
written by Jimmy Cliff
Angel
66.
04/1985
146

5
US
5
AC


✫1
dance
71
R&B


5
UK
charted as Into the Groove / Angel in US dance charts
[Sire 7-29008]
written by Madonna & Stephen Bray
67.
09/1985
146

7
US
10
AC


4
dance


45
rock
6
UK
charted as Something About You / Coup d'état in US dance charts
[Polydor 883 362-1]
written by Mike Lindup, Phil Gould, Mark King, Wally Badarou & Boon Gould
Walking on Sunshine
68.
03/1985
141

9
US
21
AC


19
dance


21
rock
8
UK
[Capitol 5466]
written by Kimberley Rew
Get It On (Bang a Gong)
69.
05/1985
139

9
US








19
rock
22
UK
produced by Bernard Edwards
written by Marc Bolan
Nikita
70.
10/1985
138

7
US
3
AC








3
UK
featuring George Michael
[Geffen 7-28800]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Kayleigh
71.
05/1985
138

74
US








14
rock
2
UK
[Capitol 5493]
written by Mark Kelly, Ian Mosley, Steve Rothery, Pete Trewavas & Fish
Dress You Up
72.
08/1985
137

5
US
32
AC


3
dance
64
R&B


5
UK
[Sire 7-28919]
written by Peggy Stanziale & Andrea LaRusso
73.
08/1985
135

21
US








3
rock


[Columbia 05568]
written by Rob Hyman & Eric Bazilian
The Sun Always Shines on T.V.
74.
11/1985
135

20
US




6
dance




✫1
UK
[Warner 28846]
written by Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (as Pål Waaktaar)
Some Like It Hot
75.
03/1985
134

6
US




17
dance


34
rock
14
UK
Spies Like Us
76.
11/1985
134

7
US








31
rock
13
UK
[Capitol 5537]
written by Paul McCartney
77.
03/1985
133

21
US
6
AC






3
rock
75
UK
[Atlantic 7-89567]
written by Julian Lennon
78.
07/1985
133

28
US








40
rock
✫1
UK
with Chrissie Hynde
[A&M 2758]
written by Sonny Bono
79.
12/1985
131

18
US








3
rock


[Columbia 05730]
written by Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian & Rick Chertoff
I'm Goin' Down
80.
09/1985
129

9
US








9
rock


[Columbia 05603]
written by Bruce Springsteen
Election Day
81.
10/1985
129

6
US




29
dance




7
UK
narration by Grace Jones
[Capitol 5501]
written by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes & Roger Taylor [Roger Meddows-Taylor]
82.
11/1985
128

16
US




26
dance


6
rock
54
UK
[Modern 7-99565]
written by Stevie Nicks, Rick Nowels & Eric Pressly
83.
11/1985
127

26
US








3
rock
89
UK
written by Pete Townshend
84.
01/1985
123

20
US








5
rock
83
UK
[Warner 29053]
written by John Fogerty
There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)
85.
07/1985
122

22
US




31
dance




✫1
UK
featuring Stevie Wonder
charted as There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart) / Grown Up Girls in US dance charts
[RCA 14160]
written by Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart [David Allan Stewart]
86.
06/1985
120

57
US










✫1
UK
[Epic 34-05754]
written by Gunther Mende, Candy DeRouge, Jennifer Rush & Mary Klopprogge (as Mary Susan Applegate)
Don't Lose My Number
87.
04/1985
119

4
US
25
AC


39
dance


33
rock


[Atlantic 89536]
written by Phil Collins
Party All the Time
88.
10/1985
119

2
US




19
dance
8
R&B




[Columbia 05609]
written by Rick James
Cannonball
89.
05/1985
119

28
US




9
dance


4
rock


[A&M 2731]
written by Rick Davies
This Is Not America
90.
02/1985
117

32
US








7
rock
14
UK
[EMI America 8251]
written by David Bowie, Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays
91.
07/1985
115

16
US








7
rock
51
UK
[R]
Smokin In The Boys Room/Home Sweet Home in the UK
[Elektra 7-69625]
written by Cub Koda & Michael Lutz
92.
08/1985
114

25
US








4
rock


[EMI America 8282]
written by John Waite, Ivan Kral & Mark Sidgwick
93.
08/1985
113

30
US
34
AC


17
dance


34
rock
3
UK
[EMI America 8285]
written by Kate Bush
The Big Money
94.
10/1985
113

45
US








4
rock
46
UK
[Polygram 884191 (Mercury)]
written by Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee & Neil Peart
95.
09/1985
113

48
US








3
rock
50
UK
[Atlantic 89491]
written by Pete Townshend
One Night Love Affair
96.
08/1985
112

13
US








7
rock


[A&M 2770]
written by Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
Voices Carry
97.
04/1985
111

8
US








14
rock


98.
11/1985
111

28
US








5
rock
67
UK
[Chrysalis 42927]
written by Tom Kelly & Billy Steinberg
99.
07/1985
111

34
US
18
AC






4
rock


[Warner 28960]
written by Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins & Ed Sanford
Centerfield
100.
03/1985
108

44
US
17
AC






4
rock


[Warner 29053]
written by John Fogerty

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