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THE ARC WEEKLY TOP 40 ARCHIVES:
TOP POP SONGS OF 1985: 1-50



        peak weeks
1 Like A Virgin

from the LP
Like A Virgin
ARC chart run: 30 - 19 - 11 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 6 - 8 - 15 - 33 - off
Madonna Madonna - "Like A Virgin" (Single)
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1(6) 14
2 Careless Whisper

from the LP
Make It Big
Wham! Wham! - "Careless Whisper" (Single)
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1(2) 16
3 I Want To Know What Love Is

from the LP
Agent Provocateur
Foreigner Foreigner - "I Want To Know What Love Is" (Single) 1(1) 16
4 Crazy For You

from the
Vision Quest soundtrack
ARC chart run: 26 - 18 - 8 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 5 - 10 - 17 - 27 - 38 - off
Madonna Madonna - "Crazy For You" (Single)
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1(2) 14
5 Separate Lives

from the
White Nights soundtrack
Phil Collins &
Marilyn Martin
Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin - "Separate Lives" (Single) 1(1) 15
6 Money For Nothing

from the LP
Brothers In Arms
Dire Straits Dire Straits - "Money For Nothing" (Single)
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1(3) 13
7 Broken Wings

from the LP
Welcome To The Real World
Mr. Mister Mr. Mister - "Broken Wings" (Single)
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1(2) 14
8 The Power Of Love Huey Lewis & The News Huey Lewis & The News - "The Power Of Love" (Single)
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1(3) 14
9 Say You, Say Me Lionel Richie Lionel Richie - "Say You, Say Me" (Single)
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1(2) 14
10 Easy Lover Phillip Bailey &
Phil Collins
Phillip Bailey & Phil Collins - "Easy Lover" (Single)
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1(1) 15
11 Everytime You Go Away Paul Young   1(2) 15
12 Everybody Wants To Rule The World Tears For Fears Tears For Fears - "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" (Single)
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1(2) 14
13 We Are The World USA For Africa USA For Africa - "We Are The World" (Single)
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1(4) 12
14 St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) John Parr John Parr - "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" (Single)
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1(2) 14
15 Don't You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds   1(1) 14
16 Part-Time Lover Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder - "Part-Time Lover" (Single)
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1(1) 13
17 We Built This City Starship Starship - "We Built This City" (Single)
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1(1) 15
18 Saving All My Love For You

from the LP
Whitney Houston
ARC chart run: 38 - 29 - 23 - 18 - 14 - 9 - 5 - 4 - 2 - 1 - 4 - 7 - 16 - 29 - off
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston - "Saving All My Love For You" (Single)
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1(1) 14
19 Take On Me a-ha   1(1) 14
20 Loverboy Billy Ocean   2 15
21 Sussudio Phil Collins   1(1) 14
22 Heaven Bryan Adams Bryan Adams - "Heaven" (Single)
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1(2) 14
23 Can't Fight This Feeling REO Speedwagon REO Speedwagon - "Can't Fight This Feeling" (Single)
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1(3) 13
24 The Heat Is On Glenn Frey   2 14
25 Cherish Kool & The Gang   2 14
26 Miami Vice Theme Jan Hammer   1(1) 13
27 Shout Tears For Fears Tears For Fears - "Shout" (Single)
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1(2) 12
28 A View To A Kill Duran Duran Duran Duran - "A View To A Kill" (Single)
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1(1) 14
29 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free Sting   2 13
30 We Don't Need Another Hero
(Thunderdome)
Tina Turner   2 13
31 One More Night Phil Collins   1(1) 13
32 You Belong To The City Glenn Frey   1(1) 12
33 Raspberry Beret Prince & The Revolution Prince - "Raspberry Beret" (Single) 1(1) 13
34 All I Need Jack Wagner   2 12
35 Material Girl

from the LP
Like A Virgin
ARC chart run: 31 - 22 - 11 - 6 - 3 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 7 - 13 - 25 - 40 - off
Madonna Madonna - "Material Girl" (Single)
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1(1) 12
36 We Belong Pat Benatar   3 14
37 Never Surrender Corey Hart   2 13
38 Everything She Wants Wham!   1(1) 12
39 Never Heart   3 14
40 The Boys Of Summer Don Henley   5 14
41 Don't Lose My Number Phil Collins   3 13
42 Freeway Of Love Aretha Franklin   3 13
43 Would I Lie To You? Eurythmics   3 13
44 Lovergirl Teena Marie   4 13
45 Rhythm Of The Night DeBarge   3 13
46 Neutron Dance Pointer Sisters   4 14
47 Oh Sheila Ready For The World Ready For The World - "Oh Sheila" (Single)
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1(1) 12
48 One Night In Bangkok Murray Head   2 12
49 Glory Days Bruce Springsteen   4 13
50 You're The Inspiration Chicago   3 12

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