AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 80’S- WEEK OF JULY 5, 1986

Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) (1986, Vinyl ...

American Top 40 The 80’s -the week of July 5, 1985. Listening to these songs- a number I had never heard or had totally forgotten. Even the #1 song wasn’t all that familiar to me. Overall I didn’t think it was that great of a week but there were standouts.

1 2 THERE’LL BE SAD SONGS –•– Billy Ocean (Jive)-12 (1 Week at #1) (1) C
2 4 HOLDING BACK THE YEARS –•– Simply Red (Elektra)-14 (2) B
3 6 WHO’S JOHNNY –•– El DeBarge (Gordy)-11 (3) C-
4 5 NO ONE IS TO BLAME –•– Howard Jones (Elektra)-13 (4) A
5 9 NASTY –•– Janet Jackson (A&M)-8 (5) B
6 8 INVISIBLE TOUCH –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-6 (6) B
7 3 CRUSH ON YOU –•– The Jets (MCA)-13 (3) C
8 1 ON MY OWN –•– Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald (MCA)-16 (1) C
9 10 SLEDGEHAMMER –•– Peter Gabriel (Geffen)-9 (9) A+
10 14 DANGER ZONE –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-9 (10) C-

11 15 TUFF ENUFF –•– Fabulous Thunderbirds (CBS Associated)-12 (11) C
12 18 YOUR WILDEST DREAMS –•– Moody Blues (Polydor)-12 (12) B
13 17 LIKE A ROCK –•– Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-7 (13) B
14 19 LIKE NO OTHER NIGHT –•– 38 Special (A&M)-10 (14) C
15 21 WHEN THE HEART RULES THE MIND –•– GTR (Arista)-9 (15) C
16 7 A DIFFERENT CORNER –•– George Michael (Columbia)-11 (7) C+
17 13 I WANNA BE A COWBOY –•– Boys Don’t Cry (Profile)-14 (12) B-
18 23 OPPORTUNITIES (Let’s Make Lots Of Money) –•– Pet Shop Boys (EMI-America)-6 (18) A+
19 32 GLORY OF LOVE –•– Peter Cetera (Full Moon / Warner Brothers)-5 (19) C
20 11 LIVE TO TELL –•– Madonna (Sire)-13 (1) A+

21 27 LOVE TOUCH –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6 (21) C
22 25 MAD ABOUT YOU –•– Belinda Carlisle (I.R.S.)-8 (22) A
23 24 MOUNTAINS –•– Prince & The Revolution (Paisley Park)-7 (23)B
24 26 DREAMS –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers)-7 (24) A
25 30 MODERN WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-5 (25) C
26 12 I CAN’T WAIT –•– Nu Shooz (Atlantic)-18 (3) A-
27 31 DIGGING YOUR SCENE –•– Blow Monkeys (RCA)-10 (27) A-
28 16 NOTHIN’ AT ALL –•– Heart (Capitol)-12 (10) B-
29 35 WE DON’T HAVE TO TAKE OUR CLOTHES OFF –•– Jermaine Stewart (Arista)-8 (29) C
30 20 VIENNA CALLING –•– Falco (A&M)-11 (18) C+

31 36 SECRET SEPARATION –•– The Fixx (MCA)-7 (31) C
32 33 IF SHE KNEW WHAT SHE WANTS –•– The Bangles (Columbia)-9 (32) A
33 28 ONE HIT (To The Body) –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8 (28) B+
34 29 SOMETHING ABOUT YOU –•– Level 42 (Polydor)-21 (7) A
35 42 PAPA DON’T PREACH –•– Madonna (Sire)-2 (35) A
36 39 YOU SHOULD BE MINE (The Woo Woo Song) –•– Jeffrey Osborne (A&M)-7 (36) B-
37 22 GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– Whitney Houston (Arista)-15 (1) B
38 43 TAKE IT EASY –•– Andy Taylor (Atlantic)-6 (38) B-
39 40 HYPERACTIVE –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-5 (39) C
40 47 HIGHER LOVE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-4 (40) A

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