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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

  1 Money For Nothing 1 1   Jul 1985  
  Dire Straits  
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  2 Fortress Around Your Heart 1 4   Aug 1985  
  Sting  
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  3 All She Wants To Do Is Dance 1 6   Feb 1985  
  Don Henley  
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  4 Little By Little 1     Jun 1985  
  Robert Plant  
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  5 Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground) 1 1   Dec 1985  
  Mike + The Mechanics  
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  6 Just Another Night 1 7   Feb 1985  
  Mick Jagger  
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  7 Radioactive 1 21   Mar 1985  
  The Firm  
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  8 Talk To Me 1 2   Dec 1985  
  Stevie Nicks  
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  9 Don't You (Forget About Me) 1 1   Apr 1985  
  Simple Minds  
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  10 Forever Man 1 26   Mar 1985  
  Eric Clapton  
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  11 Tonight She Comes 1 6   Nov 1985  
  The Cars  
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  12 Trapped 1     May 1985  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  13 Lonely Ol' Night 1 5   Aug 1985  
  John Cougar Mellencamp  
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  14 The Big Money 1     Nov 1985  
  Rush  
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  15 Sleeping Bag 1 8   Nov 1985  
  ZZ Top  
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  16 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free 1 1   Jun 1985  
  Sting  
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  17 The Old Man Down The Road 1 7   Jan 1985  
  John Fogerty  
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  18 Easy Lover 1 1   Dec 1984  
  Philip Bailey With Phil Collins  
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  19 Face The Face 1 30   Nov 1985  
  Pete Townshend  
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  20 Dancing In The Street 1 9   Sep 1985  
  Mick Jagger/David Bowie  
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  21 Shout 2 1   Jul 1985  
  Tears For Fears  
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  22 Alive & Kicking 2 2   Nov 1985  
  Simple Minds  
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  23 I'm On Fire 2 5   Mar 1985  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  24 Somebody 1 8   Feb 1985  
  Bryan Adams  
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  25 Small Town 1 5   Oct 1985  
  John Cougar Mellencamp  
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Top 100 Rock Songs By Year

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