AMERICAN TOP 40 -THE 80’S- JUNE 29, 1985

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American Top 40- The 80’s- the Billboard Top 40 on June 29, 1985. A pretty good week. A lot of these songs I haven’t heard in years.

1 1 HEAVEN –•– Bryan Adams (A&M)-11 (2 Weeks at #1) (1) B
2 2 SUSSUDIO –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-8 (2) B
3 5 A VIEW TO A KILL –•– Duran Duran (Capitol)-7 (3) B
4 4 RASPBERRY BERET –•– Prince & The Revolution (Paisley Park)-7 (4) A+
5 6 ANGEL –•– Madonna (Sire)-10 (5) A
6 10 THE SEARCH IS OVER –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-11 (6) D+
7 3 EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD –•– Tears For Fears (Mercury)-16 (1) A+
8 14 WOULD I LIE TO YOU? –•– Eurythmics (RCA)-10 (8) A+
9 8 THINGS CAN ONLY GET BETTER –•– Howard Jones (Elektra)-15 (5) A+
10 7 IN MY HOUSE –•– Mary Jane Girls (Gordy)-17 (7) B+

11 9 WALKING ON SUNSHINE –•– Katrina & The Waves (Capitol)-15 (9) A
12 16 VOICES CARRY –•– ‘Til Tuesday (Epic)-12 (12) A
13 17 YOU GIVE GOOD LOVE –•– Whitney Houston (Arista)-8 (13) B-
14 20 EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY –•– Paul Young (Columbia)-8 (14) A
15 19 THE GOONIES ‘R’ GOOD ENOUGH –•– Cyndi Lauper (Portrait)-7 (15) B-
16 12 SMUGGLER’S BLUES –•– Glenn Frey (MCA)-13 (12) C
17 21 GLORY DAYS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-5 (17) A
18 11 SUDDENLY –•– Billy Ocean (Jive)-15 (4) B-
19 26 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE –•– Sting (A&M)-4 (19) A
20 25 SENTIMENTAL STREET –•– Night Ranger (MCA / Camel)-6 (20) D

21 13 EVERYTHING SHE WANTS –•– Wham! (Columbia)-15 (1) C+
22 24 CRAZY IN THE NIGHT (Barking At Airplanes) –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-8 (22) C
23 23 TOUGH ALL OVER –•– John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band (Scotti Brothers)-8 (23) B
24 15 AXEL F –•– Harold Faltermeyer (MCA)-14 (3) B
25 18 FRESH –•– Kool & The Gang (De-Lite)-15 (9) B
26 28 GETCHA BACK –•– The Beach Boys (Caribou)-6 (26) B
27 32 19 –•– Paul Hardcastle (Chrysalis)-5 (27) A
28 29 JUST AS I AM –•– Air Supply (Arista)-6 (28) C-
29 30 CANNONBALL –•– Supertramp (A&M)-6 (29) C
30 35 GET IT ON (Bang A Gong) –•– The Power Station (Capitol)-4 (30) B

31 31 POSSESSION OBSESSION –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)-5 (31) B-
32 33 PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE –•– Depeche Mode (Sire)-6 (32) A+
33 34 WHO’S HOLDING DONNA NOW –•– DeBarge (Gordy)-5 (33) C+
34 36 NEVER SURRENDER –•– Corey Hart (EMI-America)-4 (34) B-
35 45 SHOUT –•– Tears For Fears (Mercury)-3 (35) A+
36 22 NEVER ENDING STORY –•– Limahl (EMI-America)-15 (17) B-
37 38 LITTLE BY LITTLE –•– Robert Plant (Es Paranza)-7 (37) A
38 41 YOU SPIN ME ROUND (Like A Record) –•– Dead Or Alive (Epic)-5 (38) B
39 42 WHAT ABOUT LOVE? –•– Heart (Capitol)-5 (39) C+
40 39 WAKE UP (Next To You) –•– Graham Parker & The Shot (Elektra)-9 (39) A

4 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40 -THE 80’S- JUNE 29, 1985

  1. This is the year I graduated so some of these I know from the radio back then…Would I Lie To You? and Walking on Sunshine…
    Would I Lie To You took me by surprise…they really had a change of sound with that one. I loved it.

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