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Top Songs of 1985

1984 <-1985-> 1986
    

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1.
03/1985
342

✫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
2.
08/1985
322

✫1
US
✫1
AC




✫1
R&B


✫1
UK
[Arista 9381]
written by Gerry Goffin & Michael Masser
3.
03/1985
320

✫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
4.
09/1985
307

✫1
US
✫1
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


3
UK
[Tamla 1808]
written by Stevie Wonder
5.
11/1985
301

2
US
2
AC


31
dance
6
R&B


✫1
UK
written by Wayne Brathwaite (as Wayne Anton Braithwaite), Barry Eastmond (as Barry James Eastmond), Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Billy Ocean
6.
12/1985
298

✫1
US
✫1
AC


3
dance
✫1
R&B


5
UK
7.
11/1985
296

✫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
8.
08/1985
279

✫1
US
3
AC






4
rock
4
UK
[RCA 14136]
written by Richard Page, Steve George & John Lang
9.
06/1985
276

✫1
US








✫1
rock
4
UK
[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 1986]
[Warner 28950]
written by Mark Knopfler & Sting
10.
02/1985
275

✫1
US
✫1
AC




80
R&B
4
rock
4
UK
[Atlantic 89588]
written by Phil Collins
11.
03/1985
273

✫1
US
2
AC




80
R&B


2
UK
[Geffen 29051]
written by John Bettis & Jon Lind
12.
03/1985
272

✫1
US
✫1
AC






14
rock
4
UK
[Columbia 04867]
written by Daryl Hall
13.
11/1985
268

✫1
US
✫1
AC




✫1
R&B


16
UK
as Dionne Warwick and Friends featuring Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder & Elton John
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1987]
written by Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager
14.
07/1985
267

✫1
US
4
AC








2
UK
[Warner 29011]
written by Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (as Pål Waaktaar), Magne Furuholmen & Morten Harket (as Morten Hårket)
15.
05/1985
266

✫1
US








42
rock
2
UK
16.
05/1985
264

2
US
✫1
AC




✫1
R&B


4
UK
[Polygram 880869 (De-lite)]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & The Gang & James "J.T." Taylor
17.
11/1985
264

✫1
US
✫1
AC




✫1
R&B


8
UK
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1985]
[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 1985]
[Motown 1819]
written by Lionel Richie
18.
10/1985
263

✫1
US
✫1
AC








4
UK
[Atlantic 89498]
written by Stephen Bishop
19.
03/1985
262

3
US
✫1
AC


✫1
dance
13
R&B


2
UK
chated as New Attitude / Axel F in US dance charts [instrumental]
[MCA 52536]
written by Harold Faltermeyer
20.
02/1985
262

✫1
US
36
AC


9
dance


✫1
rock
7
UK
[A&M 2703]
written by Keith Forsey & Steve Schiff
21.
09/1985
261

✫1
US
16
AC


23
dance
10
R&B
29
rock
5
UK
[instrumental]
[MCA 52666]
written by Jan Hammer
22.
02/1985
257

3
US
✫1
AC


3
dance
✫1
R&B


4
UK
[Gordy 1770]
written by Diane Warren
23.
06/1985
256

✫1
US
4
AC






2
rock
6
UK
produced by David Foster
[Atlantic 7-89541]
written by David Foster & John Parr
24.
11/1985
254

3
US
13
AC


42
dance
55
R&B


✫1
UK
written by George Michael
25.
12/1985
250

✫1
US
11
AC






✫1
rock
11
UK
[RCA 14258]
written by Richard Page, Steve George & John Lang
26.
01/1985
246

3
US
2
AC




✫1
R&B


3
UK
[tribute to Marvin Gaye & Jackie Wilson]
[Motown 1773]
written by Walter Orange, Dennis Lambert & Franne Golde
27.
07/1985
243

2
US
3
AC


23
dance
3
R&B
29
rock
3
UK
[Capitol 5491]
written by Terry Britten & Graham Lyle
28.
08/1985
243

7
US




4
dance


3
rock
✫1
UK
29.
01/1985
242

✫1
US
30
AC


4
dance
8
R&B
10
rock
12
UK
[Atlantic 89560]
written by Phil Collins
30.
09/1985
232

✫1
US
37
AC


37
dance


✫1
rock
12
UK
31.
03/1985
232

4
US
✫1
AC




5
R&B


4
UK
[Arista 9323]
written by Billy Ocean & Keith Diamond
32.
02/1985
231

2
US
38
AC


✫1
dance
49
R&B


3
UK
[Sire 7-29083]
written by Peter Brown & Robert Rans
33.
06/1985
226

7
US
4
AC






6
rock
2
UK
written by Mark Knopfler
34.
06/1985
222

✫1
US
6
AC


22
dance
81
R&B
✫1
rock


[Chrysalis 42876]
written by Huey Lewis, Chris Hayes & Johnny Colla
35.
11/1985
213

2
US
35
AC






11
rock
5
UK
[Scotti Bros. 4-05663]
written by Frankie Sullivan & Jim Peterik
36.
10/1985
211

3
US




25
dance


2
rock
7
UK
37.
11/1985
211

3
US
✫1
AC




4
R&B


10
UK
[A&M 2788]
written by David Lewis & Wayne Lewis
38.
12/1985
211

4
US




3
dance
10
R&B


5
UK
[Scotti Brothers 05682 ]
written by Dan Hartman & Charlie Midnight
39.
05/1985
209

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
40.
04/1985
206

✫1
US
12
AC






27
rock
38
UK
[R]
[A&M 2729]
written by Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
41.
02/1985
204

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
42.
08/1985
203

✫1
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




43.
06/1985
198

3
US
5
AC






7
rock
12
UK
[Polygram 880899 (Mercury)]
written by Roland Orzabal & Curt Smith
44.
12/1985
197

✫1
US
✫1
AC






12
rock
66
UK
[Grunt 14253]
written by Ina Wolf & Peter Wolf
45.
05/1985
196

15
US




✫1
dance
8
R&B


✫1
UK
title refers to the average age of u.s. soldiers in vietnam
[Chrysalis VS4 42860]
written by Paul Hardcastle, William Coutourie & Jonas McCord
46.
09/1985
195

7
US
10
AC


✫1
dance
2
R&B


11
UK
47.
04/1985
193

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
48.
06/1985
192

3
US
11
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


68
UK
produced by Narada Michael Walden
[Arista 9355]
written by Jeffrey Cohen & Narada Michael Walden
49.
12/1985
192

7
US






57
R&B


3
UK
[Capitol 5463]
written by Gary Cooper (as Gary "Mudbone" Cooper)
50.
12/1985
190

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
51.
02/1985
188

5
US
38
AC


10
dance
54
R&B
21
rock
6
UK
[Elektra 7-69651]
written by Howard Jones
52.
01/1985
187

6
US




35
dance




5
UK
[Polygram 880266 (Mercury)]
written by Holly Knight & Michael Des Barres
53.
09/1985
183

2
US
2
AC






✫1
rock
94
UK
[MCA 52651]
written by Glenn Frey & Jack Tempchin
54.
06/1985
180

3
US
39
AC


10
dance
17
R&B
✫1
rock
26
UK
[A&M 2738]
written by Sting
55.
05/1985
179

3
US
4
AC




✫1
R&B


93
UK
[Arista 1-9274]
written by LaLa (as La Forrest Cope)
56.
10/1985
178

5
US
✫1
AC




3
R&B


31
UK
[Portrait 05713]
written by Sade Adu & Martin Ditcham
57.
08/1985
178

5
US
32
AC


3
dance
64
R&B


5
UK
[Sire 7-28919]
written by Peggy Stanziale & Andrea LaRusso
58.
09/1985
178

2
US
36
AC






6
rock
67
UK
as John Cougar Mellencamp
[Riva 884455]
written by John Mellencamp
59.
10/1985
177

2
US




19
dance
8
R&B




[Columbia 05609]
written by Rick James
60.
10/1985
175

7
US
3
AC








3
UK
featuring George Michael
[Geffen 7-28800]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
61.
09/1985
174

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
62.
05/1985
171

5
US








3
rock
17
UK
[Columbia 04924]
written by Bruce Springsteen
63.
10/1985
171

6
US




29
dance




7
UK
narration by Grace Jones
[Capitol 5501]
written by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes & Roger Taylor [Roger Meddows-Taylor]
64.
03/1985
169

7
US
2
AC






7
rock
15
UK
65.
04/1985
163

5
US




5
dance


2
rock
17
UK
66.
01/1985
161

3
US
29
AC






3
rock
68
UK
[Warner 29102]
written by Brian Wilson & Mike Love
67.
03/1985
160

6
US




17
dance


34
rock
14
UK
68.
07/1985
160

7
US
2
AC






12
rock
19
UK
[Atlantic 89472]
written by Phil Collins
69.
06/1985
158

6
US
✫1
AC




2
R&B


83
UK
co-produced by David Foster
[Gordy 1793]
written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & Randy Goodrum
70.
11/1985
157

20
US




6
dance




✫1
UK
[Warner 28846]
written by Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (as Pål Waaktaar)
71.
11/1985
157

10
US
✫1
AC


✫1
dance
2
R&B


67
UK
[Tamla 1817]
written by Stevie Wonder
72.
03/1985
155

7
US




✫1
dance
3
R&B


77
UK
produced by Rick James
[Gordy 1741]
written by Rick James
73.
11/1985
153

6
US
7
AC






✫1
rock
21
UK
[Atlantic 7-89488]
written by Mike Rutherford & B. A. Robertson
74.
11/1985
151

7
US








31
rock
13
UK
[Capitol 5537]
written by Paul McCartney
75.
09/1985
151

6
US
13
AC






2
rock
53
UK
as John Cougar Mellencamp
[Riva 884202]
written by John Mellencamp
76.
09/1985
147

5
US
3
AC




11
R&B


89
UK
[Constellation 52606]
written by Lynn Malsby
77.
08/1985
147

6
US
37
AC






✫1
rock


as John Cougar Mellencamp
[Riva 880984]
written by John Mellencamp
78.
06/1985
147

3
US
8
AC






8
rock


[EMI 8268]
written by Corey Hart
79.
11/1985
145

4
US
14
AC






✫1
rock
68
UK
[Modern 7-99582]
written by Chas Sandford
80.
10/1985
145

8
US




41
dance


✫1
rock
27
UK
[Warner 28884]
written by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill & Frank Beard
81.
08/1985
145

13
US




6
dance




3
UK
82.
04/1985
144

4
US
25
AC


39
dance


33
rock


[Atlantic 89536]
written by Phil Collins
83.
03/1985
141

9
US
21
AC


19
dance


21
rock
8
UK
[Capitol 5466]
written by Kimberley Rew
84.
07/1985
140

7
US




5
dance
8
R&B


60
UK
with The Revolution
charted as Pop Life / Hello in US dance charts
[Paisley Park 28998]
written by Prince
85.
04/1985
140

4
US
✫1
AC










[Scotti Bros. 4-04871]
written by Frankie Sullivan & Jim Peterik
86.
11/1985
139

7
US
36
AC






✫1
rock
79
UK
[Elektra 69589]
written by Ric Ocasek
87.
07/1985
139

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]
88.
09/1985

Never by Heart

from Heart   Heart
138

4
US








2
rock


89.
01/1985
134

9
US




10
dance
65
R&B
✫1
rock


[Geffen 29065]
written by Danny Kootch (as Danny Kortchmar)
90.
07/1985
132

28
US








40
rock
✫1
UK
with Chrissie Hynde
[A&M 2758]
written by Sonny Bono
91.
06/1985
132







✫1
dance
19
R&B


✫1
UK
charted as Into the Groove / Angel in US dance charts
written by Madonna & Stephen Bray
92.
05/1985
131

9
US








19
rock
22
UK
produced by Bernard Edwards
written by Marc Bolan
93.
06/1985
129

57
US










✫1
UK
[Epic 34-05754]
written by Gunther Mende, Candy DeRouge, Jennifer Rush & Mary Klopprogge (as Mary Susan Applegate)
94.
07/1985
128

11
US
32
AC


✫1
dance
6
R&B


17
UK
[Planet 14126]
written by Sam Lorber & Dave Innis
95.
05/1985
127

75
US
15
AC




32
R&B


✫1
UK
produced by Nile Rodgers
[Atlantic 89547]
written by Joy Denny
96.
07/1985
126

10
US




7
dance
60
R&B


79
UK
written by Enrique Garcia
97.
04/1985
126

9
US
11
AC


✫1
dance




26
UK
[Mercury 880626]
written by Martin Fry & Mark White
98.
05/1985
123

8
US








3
rock


[MCA 52591]
written by Jack Blades
99.
06/1985
118

10
US








4
rock
53
UK
[Chrysalis 42877]
written by Simon Climie & Holly Knight
100.
07/1985
114

8
US
32
AC






✫1
rock
49
UK
[A&M 2767]
written by Sting

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