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1985 ROCK Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 rock songs of 1985, based on our weekly rock chart archive -- the longest running weekly rock charts anywhere.

songs 1 to 25songs 26 to 50songs 51 to 75songs 76 to 100

Rock Top 100 in popularity order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  51 The Heat Is On 1 2   Jan 1985  
  Glenn Frey  
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  52 Never 2 1   Oct 1985  
  Heart  
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  53 Centerfield 3 26   Apr 1985  
  John Fogerty  
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  54 I Drink Alone 2     Apr 1985  
  George Thorogood & The Destroyers  
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  55 Only The Young 4 11   Feb 1985  
  Journey  
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  56 Broken Wings 3 1   Oct 1985  
  Mr. Mister  
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  57 Back In Time 2     Aug 1985  
  Huey Lewis And The News  
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  58 Lucky In Love 3 29   May 1985  
  Mick Jagger  
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  59 The Confessor 3     Jun 1985  
  Joe Walsh  
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  60 California Girls 3 4   Jan 1985  
  David Lee Roth  
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  61 Cannonball 3 26   Jun 1985  
  Supertramp  
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  62 Say You're Wrong 2 20   May 1985  
  Julian Lennon  
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  63 Lonely At The Top 5     Apr 1985  
  Mick Jagger  
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  64 That Was Yesterday 8 15   Feb 1985  
  Foreigner  
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  65 No Lookin' Back 3 30   Aug 1985  
  Michael McDonald  
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  66 One Night Love Affair 3 8   Oct 1985  
  Bryan Adams  
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  67 And We Danced 4 12   Aug 1985  
  Hooters  
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  68 Go 6     Dec 1985  
  Asia  
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  69 I'm Goin' Down 4 9   Sep 1985  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  70 Why Can't I Have You 6     Mar 1985  
  The Cars  
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  71 Four In The Morning (I Can't Take Any More) 5 16   Sep 1985  
  Night Ranger  
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  72 Hungry For Heaven 7     Mar 1985  
  Ronnie James Dio  
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  73 Men Without Shame 5     Nov 1985  
  Phantom, Rocker & Slick  
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  74 This Is Not America (The Theme From The Falcon And The Snowman) 7 28   Feb 1985  
  David Bowie/Pat Metheny Group  
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  75 Cry 5 11   Aug 1985  
  Godley & Creme  
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