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’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Dec. 28, 1985 (1/4/14)

January 6, 2014

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to December 28, 1985.

The Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable hit the road, John Gotti takes the spotlight heading the Gambino crime family and the last issue of the The Columbus Citizen-Journal is published. What was on the air? Lionel Richie is king with Say You, Say Me, funnyman Eddie Murphy comes in at number two with Party All The Time and Simple Minds round out the top three with Alive & Kicking.

40.  Thompson Twins “Lay Your Hands On Me”
39.  Corey Hart – “Everything In My Heart”
38.  Sade – “The Sweetest Taboo”
37.  Shelia E. –   “A Love Bizarre”
36.  Whitney Houston – “How Will I know”
35. Elton John – “Wrap Her Up”
34.  Aretha Franklin – “Who’s Zoomin Who”
33. Pete Townshend – “Face The Face”
32. Pat Benatar – “Sex As A Weapon”
31.  Billy Ocean – “When The Going Gets Tough”
30.  Jellybean feat Madonna – “Sidewalk Talk”
29.  Starpoint – “Object Of My Desire”
28.  Ta Mara & The Seen – “Everybody Dance”
27.  Night Ranger – “Goodbye”
26.  Starship – “We Built This City”
25. Heart – “Never”
24. Paul McCartney – “Spies Like Us”
23.  Clarence Clemons & Jackson Browne – “You’re A Friend Of Mine”
22.  Stevie Wonder – “Go Home”
21.  Miami Sound Machine – “Conga”
20.  Wham! – “I’m Your Man”
19.  Bryan Adams & Tina Turner – “Its Only Love”
18. Kool & The Gang – “Emergency”
17. Sting – “Love Is The Seventh Wave”
16. Bruce Springsteen – “My Hometown”
15.  Survivor – “Burning Heart”
14.  Scritti Politti – “Perfect Way”
13.  Dire Straits – “Walk Of Life”
12.  ZZ Top – “Sleeping Bag”
11.  Stevie Nicks – “Talk To Me”
10.  Arcadia – “Election Day”
9.  The Cars – “Tonight She Comes”
8.  Phil Collins/Marilyn Martin – “Separate Lives”
7.  Mr. Mister – “Broken Wings”
6.  John Cougar Mellencamp – “Small Town”
5.  Klymaxx – “I Miss You”
4.  Dionne & Friends – “That’s What Friends Are For”
3.  Simple Minds – “Alive & Kicking”
2.  Eddie Murphy – “Party All The Time”
1.  Lionel Richie –  “Say You, Say Me”

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