US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 21, 1985

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 21st, 1985.

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

1 3 MONEY FOR NOTHING –•– Dire Straits – 11 (1)
2 4 CHERISH –•– Kool & The Gang – 12 (2)
3 1 ST. ELMO’S FIRE (MAN IN MOTION) –•– John Parr – 14 (1)
4 2 WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER HERO –•– Tina Turner – 12 (2)
5 6 DON’T LOSE MY NUMBER –•– Phil Collins – 10 (5)
6 8 FREEDOM –•– Wham! – 9 (6)
7 9 POP LIFE –•– Prince & The Revolution – 9 (7)
8 5 POWER OF LOVE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 13 (1)
9 15 OH SHEILA –•– Ready For The World – 8 (9)
10 14 DRESS YOU UP –•– Madonna – 6 (10)

11 13 DARE ME –•– The Pointer Sisters – 11 (11)
12 10 INVINCIBLE –•– Pat Benatar – 12 (10)
13 17 TAKE ON ME –•– A-Ha – 11 (13)
14 18 SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU –•– Whitney Houston – 6 (14)
15 19 LONELY OL’ NIGHT –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 5 (15)
16 7 FREEWAY OF LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin – 14 (3)
17 25 DANCING IN THE STREET –•– Mick Jagger & David Bowie – 4 (17)
18 12 YOU’RE ONLY HUMAN (SECOND WIND) –•– Billy Joel – 11 (9)
19 20 CRY –•– Godley & Creme – 10 (19)
20 16 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOYS ROOM –•– Motley Crue – 11 (16)

21 11 SUMMER OF ’69 –•– Bryan Adams – 13 (5)
22 24 THERE MUST BE AN ANGEL –•– Eurythmics – 8 (22)
23 27 FORTRESS AROUND YOUR HEART –•– Sting – 5 (23)
24 31 PART TIME LOVER –•– Stevie Wonder – 3 (24)
25 28 C-I-T-Y –•– John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band – 7 (25)
26 29 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– John Waite – 7 (26)
27 21 SHAME –•– The Motels – 10 (21)
28 32 I GOT YOU BABE –•– UB40 & Chrissie Hynde – 9 (28)
29 36 I’M GOIN’ DOWN –•– Bruce Springsteen – 3 (29)
30 33 LOVIN’ EVERY MINUTE OF IT –•– Loverboy – 5 (30)

31 35 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO / MY GIRL –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates – 4 (31)
32 22 SHOUT –•– Tears For Fears – 15 (1)
33 23 NEVER SURRENDER –•– Corey Hart – 16 (3)
34 26 LIFE IN ONE DAY –•– Howard Jones – 12 (19)
35 41 FOUR IN THE MORNING (I CAN’T TAKE IT ANYMORE) –•– Night Ranger – 5 (35)
36 34 NO LOOKING BACK –•– Michael McDonald – 9 (34)
37 48 MIAMI VICE THEME –•– Jan Hammer – 3 (37)
38 44 I’M GONNA TEAR YOUR PLAYHOUSE DOWN –•– Paul Young – 3 (38)
39 49 HEAD OVER HEELS –•– Tears For Fears – 2 (39)
40 42 SUNSET GRILL –•– Don Henley – 4 (40)

TOP 40 DROPS

42 30 WHAT ABOUT LOVE? –•– Heart – 17 (10)
48 38 MYSTERY LADY –•– Billy Ocean – 12 (24)
49 37 DO YOU WANT CRYING –•– Katrina & The Waves – 9 (37)
58 40 SPANISH EDDIE –•– Laura Branigan – 9 (40)
59 39 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE –•– Sting – 16 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 BE NEAR ME –•– ABC – 5 (41)
43 45 AND WE DANCED –•– The Hooters – 7 (43)
44 56 ONE NIGHT LOVE AFFAIR –•– Bryan Adams – 2 (44)
45 51 WE BUILT THIS CITY –•– Starship – 3 (45)
46 57 YOU BELONG TO THE CITY –•– Glenn Frey – 2 (46)
47 52 COMMUNICATION –•– The Power Station – 3 (47)
50 53 LOVE THEME FROM ST. ELMO’S FIRE –•– David Foster – 5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME –•– Thompson Twins – 1 (56)
73 — BORN IN EAST L.A. –•– Cheech & Chong – 1 (73)
83 — HARD TIMES FOR LOVERS –•– Jennifer Holliday – 1 (83)
84 — BROKEN WINGS –•– Mr. Mister – 1 (84)
88 — EATEN ALIVE –•– Diana Ross – 1 (88)
89 — JANET –•– Commodores – 1 (89)
90 — ONE IN A MILLION –•– Eddie & The Tide – 1 (90)
94 — LOVER COME BACK TO ME –•– Dead Or Alive – 1 (94)
95 — HURTS TO BE IN LOVE –•– Gino Vannelli – 1 (95)