US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 31, 1985

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TW LW TITLE Artist – Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 POWER OF LOVE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 10 (1)
2 4 ST. ELMO’S FIRE (MAN IN MOTION) –•– John Parr – 11 (2)
3 5 FREEWAY OF LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin – 11 (3)
4 6 WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER HERO –•– Tina Turner – 9 (4)
5 7 SUMMER OF ’69 –•– Bryan Adams – 10 (5)
6 2 SHOUT –•– Tears For Fears – 12 (1)
7 3 NEVER SURRENDER –•– Corey Hart – 13 (3)
8 12 CHERISH –•– Kool & The Gang – 9 (8)
9 14 YOU’RE ONLY HUMAN (SECOND WIND) –•– Billy Joel – 8 (9)
10 17 MONEY FOR NOTHING –•– Dire Straits – 8 (10)

11 13 DON’T LOSE MY NUMBER –•– Phil Collins – 7 (11)
12 15 INVINCIBLE –•– Pat Benatar – 9 (12)
13 18 POP LIFE –•– Prince & The Revolution – 6 (13)
14 19 FREEDOM –•– Wham! – 6 (14)
15 10 WHAT ABOUT LOVE? –•– Heart – 14 (10)
16 20 DARE ME –•– The Pointer Sisters – 8 (16)
17 21 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOYS ROOM –•– Motley Crue – 8 (17)
18 8 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE –•– Sting – 13 (3)
19 9 EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY –•– Paul Young – 17 (1)
20 23 LIFE IN ONE DAY –•– Howard Jones – 9 (20)

21 11 WHO’S HOLDING DONNA NOW –•– DeBarge – 14 (6)
22 16 YOU SPIN ME AROUND (LIKE A RECORD) –•– Dead Or Alive – 14 (11)
23 31 DRESS YOU UP –•– Madonna – 3 (23)
24 25 MYSTERY LADY –•– Billy Ocean – 9 (24)
25 29 SHAME –•– The Motels – 7 (25)
26 33 OH SHEILA –•– Ready For The World – 5 (26)
27 32 THERE MUST BE AN ANGEL –•– Eurythmics – 5 (27)
28 38 TAKE ON ME –•– A-Ha – 8 (28)
29 35 CRY –•– Godley & Creme – 7 (29)
30 40 LONELY OL’ NIGHT –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 2 (30)

31 39 SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU –•– Whitney Houston – 3 (31)
32 22 GLORY DAYS –•– Bruce Springsteen – 14 (5)
33 24 ROCK ME TONIGHT –•– Freddie Jackson – 15 (18)
34 26 STATE OF THE HEART –•– Rick Springfield – 13 (22)
35 36 WHEN YOUR HEART IS WEAK –•– Cock Robin – 12 (35)
36 34 LIVE EVERY MOMENT –•– REO Speedwagon – 8 (34)
37 44 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– John Waite – 4 (37)
38 37 I WONDER IF I TAKE YOU HOME –•– Lisa Lisa, Cult Jam & Full Force – 13 (34)
39 46 C-I-T-Y –•– John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band – 4 (39)
40 41 NO LOOKING BACK –•– Michael McDonald – 6 (40)

TOP 40 DROPS

45 28 GET IT ON (BANG A GONG) –•– The Power Station – 13 (9)
46 27 PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE –•– Depeche Mode – 15 (13)
50 30 YOU GIVE GOOD LOVE –•– Whitney Houston – 17 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 DO YOU WANT CRYING –•– Katrina & The Waves – 6 (41)
42 51 FORTRESS AROUND YOUR HEART –•– Sting – 2 (42)
43 45 SPANISH EDDIE –•– Laura Branigan – 6 (43)
44 48 I GOT YOU BABE –•– UB40 & Chrissie Hynde – 6 (44)
47 — DANCING IN THE STREET –•– Mick Jagger & –•– David Bowie – 1 (47)
48 59 LOVIN’ EVERY MINUTE OF IT –•– Loverboy – 2 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

47 — DANCING IN THE STREET –•– Mick Jagger & David Bowie – 1 (47)
53 — THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO / MY GIRL –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates – 1 (53)
60 — SUNSET GRILL –•– Don Henley – 1 (60)
76 — YOU WEAR IT WELL –•– El DeBarge & DeBarge – 1 (76)
86 — SO IN LOVE –•– Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – 1 (86)
88 — STAND BY ME –•– Maurice White – 1 (88)
90 — TEST OF TIME –•– The Romantics – 1 (90)
93 — WEIRD SCIENCE –•– Oingo Boingo – 1 (93)