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Mary Jane Girls - In My House

"In My House" is a song produced, written and arranged by American musician Rick James and recorded by his protégées, the Mary Jane Girls, for their second studio album Only Four You (1985). It was released as the album's lead single in October 1984. In the United States, the single went to number one on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart in April 1985 and number seven on the Hot 100.

Philip Bailey ft. Phil Collins - Easy Lover

"Easy Lover" is a song performed by Philip Bailey, of Earth, Wind & Fire, and Phil Collins, of Genesis, and jointly written and composed by Bailey, Collins, and Nathan East. The song appeared on Bailey's solo album, Chinese Wall. It was released on 20 November 1984 (US) and 25 February 1985 (UK). The song was a No. 1 hit in several countries, including Canada, the Netherlands, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. In the U.S., it spent 23 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, including 7 weeks in the Top 10, and peaked at No. 2.

Yello - Oh Yeah

"Oh Yeah" is a single released in 1985 by the band Yello and featured on their album Stella. The song gained popularity after being featured in the films Ferris Bueller's Day Off and The Secret of My Success, among other films, it became a conceit on The Simpsons being used when Duffman appears. It is a popular staple in pop culture. It peaked to number 51 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Animotion - Obsession

"Obsession" was originally written and recorded as a duet by songwriter Holly Knight and musician Michael Des Barres in 1983. In 1984 itwas covered by the American synth-pop band from Los Angeles, California, Animotion. The song hit number six in the United States, and number five in the United Kingdom in early 1985.

Julian Lennon - Too Late for Goodbyes

"Too Late for Goodbyes" is the first single (second in the U.S.) from Julian Lennon's 1984 album Valotte. The song reached No. 6 in the UK in November 1984, and No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in late March 1985.

DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night

"Rhythm of the Night" is a single by DeBarge, written by Diane Warren, released on February 23, 1985. It was a single from their fourth studio album of the same name. The song peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100.

Kool & The Gang - Cherish

"Cherish" is a song by American R&B band Kool & the Gang, released in 1985. It was the third single released from the band's sixteenth studio album, Emergency. The somg peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in September 1985.

Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

"Money for Nothing" is a song by British rock band Dire Straits, the second track on their fifth studio album, Brothers in Arms (1985). It was released as the album's second single on 24 June 1985. The song was a ommercially successful single, peaking at number 1 for three weeks on both the US Billboard Hot 100 and Top Rock Tracks chart and number 4 in the band's native UK. In July 1985.

REO Speedwagon - Can't fight this feeling

"Can't Fight This Feeling" is a power ballad performed by the American rock band REO Speedwagon. The song first appeared on the 1984 album Wheels Are Turnin'. The single reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and held the top spot for three consecutive weeks from March 9 to March 23, 1985.

El último de la fila - El loco de la calle

"El loco de la calle" (Crazy of the street) is a song of the spanish band El último de la fila; from their debut album "Cuando la pobreza entra por la puerta, el amor salta por la ventana" (February 1985).

Glenn Frey - You Belong To The City

"You Belong to the City" is a song written by Glenn Frey and Jack Tempchin, and recorded by Frey during his solo career. It was written specifically for the television show Miami Vice in 1985.The song peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Don't you (forget about me) - Simple Minds

"Don't You (Forget About Me)" is a song performed by Scottish rock band Simple Minds, released on February 20, 1985. The song caught the band at their commercial peak, and propelled by the success of The Breakfast Club, became a number-one in the Billboard Hot 100.

USA for Africa - We Are The World

"We Are the World" is a charity single originally recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa in 1985. It was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Omartian for the album We Are the World. The song was released on March 7, 1985. It was a number one hit on the R&B singles chart, the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and the Billboard Hot 100, where it remained for a month.

Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69

"Summer of '69" is a song recorded by the Canadian musician Bryan Adams, from his fourth album, Reckless. It was released in June 1985 under A&M Records as the fourth single from Reckless. After it was released as a single in June 1985, "Summer of '69" climbed to number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Falco - Vienna Calling

"Vienna Calling" is a song recorded by Austrian musician Falco, released in September 1985 as the second single for his third studio album Falco 3 (1985). The song peaked #18 on Billboard Hot 100.

Mr. Mister - Broken Wings

"Broken Wings" is a 1985 song recorded by American pop rock band Mr. Mister. It was released in June 1985 as the lead single from their second album Welcome to the Real World. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in December 1985, where it remained for two weeks.

Suddenly - Billy Ocean

"Suddenly" is a popular song from 1985 co-written and performed by the Trinidadian-born, British-based singer Billy Ocean. Co-written and produced by Keith Diamond, it is the title track to Ocean's 1984 breakthrough album. Released as the third single from the album (following the success of "Caribbean Queen" and "Loverboy"), the ballad reached the top five on the UK Singles Chart in mid-1985, peaking at number four. The song reached the same chart peak on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US, spending two weeks at number four in June of that year.

A-ha - Take On Me

"Take On Me" is a 1984 song by Norwegian synth-pop band A-ha. The original version was produced by Tony Mansfield and remixed by John Ratcliff.

Voices Carry - 'Til Tuesday

"Voices Carry" is a song by the American rock band 'Til Tuesday. Included on the band's debut studio album, Voices Carry (1985). The song peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Jets - Private Number

"Private Number" is a song recorded by the pop band The Jets. It features on their 1985 debut album, The Jets and was released as the third single from the album in 1986. The song peaked number 47 in the Billboard Hot 100.

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