Favourite Singles of 1985:

1. Suzanne Vega Marlene on the Wall
2. REM Wendell Gee
3. Bangles Going Down to Liverpool
4. Leonard CohenHallelujah
5. Bruce Springsteen My Hometown
6. Dire StraitsMoney for Nothing
7. Tom Petty Rebels
8. Tom Petty Donít Come Around Here No More
9. Tears for Fears Shout
10. Dire StraitsSo Far Away
11. Kate BushRunning Up the Hill
12. Suzanne Vega Knight Moves
13. Clash This is England
14. David Bowie This is Not America
15. Los Lobos Will the Wolf Survive
16. KinksLiving on a Thin Line
17. Dire StraitsWalk of Life
18. Flash and the Pan Early Morning Wake Up Call
19. Cindy LauperWhen You Were Mine
20. Bangles Manic Monday
21. REM Driver 8
22. Smiths How Soon is it Now
23. Suzanne Vega Small Blue Thing
24. Smiths The Headmasterís Ritual
25. KinksSummerís Gone
26. Flash and the Pan Midnight Man
27. Smiths The Boy With the Thorn in His Side
28. Bruce Springsteen Iím on Fire
29. Dire StraitsBrothers in Arms
30. Bruce Springsteen Glory Days
31. Flash and the Pan Communication Breakdown
32. Elton John Nikita
33. Kate BushCloudbursting
34. Pete Townshend Face the Face
35. Eurythmics Would I Lie to You
36. Lou Reed September Song
37. Beach Boys Getcha Back
38. John Cale Dying on the Vine
39 Green on Red Time Ainít Nothing
40. REM Canít Get There From Here
41. Richard Thompson When the Spell is Broken
42. Bruce Springsteen Iím Going Down
43. Marshall CrenshawThe Distance Between
44. The Hoghwaymen Highwayman
45. Smiths That Joke Isnít Funny
46. John Fogerty Centerfield
47. John Fogerty Rock and Roll Girls
48. Simple Minds Donít You Forget About Me
49. Los Lobos Donít Worry Baby
50. George Harrison I Donít Want to do it
51. Everly Brothers Amanda Ruth
52. Bob Dylan Tight Connection
53. Nena Haus der drei Sonnen
54. Beach Boys California Calling
55. Beach Boys Itís Getting Late
56. Elton John In Neon
57. U2 The Unforgettable Fire
58. Long Ryders I Had a Dream
59. Smiths Babarism Begins at Home
60. Bryan Adams Itís Only Love
61. Steeleye Span Somewhere in London
62. Tom Petty Make it Better
63. Bob Dylan Emotionally Yours
64. Marshall CrenshawLittle Wild One
65. Nena Jung wie du
66. Lindisfarne Remember the Nights
67. Elton John Breaking Hearts
68. Bryan Adams Summer of 69
69. Stranglers Let Me Down easy
70. Phil Lynott Out in the Fields
71. David Bowie Loving Alien
72. REM Life and How to Live it
73. John Fogerty Big Train From Memphis
74. Hollies Too Many Hearts Get Broken
75. Tom Petty Spike
76. Elton John Soul Glove
77. Nena Feuer und Flamme
78. John Fogerty Headlines
79. Queen One Vision
80. Long Ryders Looking for Lewis and Clark
81. Boomtown Rats A Hold of Me
82. Long Ryders Tell it to the Judge on Sunday
83. Uriah Heep Rockarama
84. John CaleSatellite Walk
85. Neil Young Are There any more real Cows
86. Bob Dylan When the Night Comes Falling
87. Pete Townshend Give Blood
88. Dire StraitsRide Across the River
89. Four Seasons Book of Love
90. Lou Reed Love is Chemical
91. Boomtown Rats Rain
92. Midnight Oil Best of Both Worlds
93. Til Tuesday Voices Carry
94. Indigo Girls Crazy Game
95. Richard Thompson You Donít Say
96. Til Tuesday Love in a Vacuum
97. Clash Fingerpoppin
98. Stranglers Spain
99. U2 Bad
100. Til Tuesday Love in a Vacuum

Bubbling under:

Phil Lynott - Hey Nineteen
David Bowie - Dancing in the Street
Tom Robinson - Prison
Four Seasons Ė Moonlight Memories
Dusty Springfield Ė Sometimes Like Butterfly
Paul McCartney Ė Spies Like Us
U2 Ė Wire
U2 Ė A Sort of Homecoming
Tom Petty Ė So You Want to Be a Rock
Smiths Ė Shakespeareís Sister
Richard Thompson Ė Nearly in Love

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