The September 3 Thursday Morning Show will be a special on the music of thirty years ago, 1985. We will count down the results this Thursday morning. The list here is not a comprehensive list of every 1985 song; it is some of the top sellers, some of most acclaimed songs, and WMNF hits from 1985. Please rate them according to the criteria. If you have never heard the song, don't rate it. If you know more great 1985 songs that should be on the lists, add them in the comments.

Question Title

* 1. Score these songs....based on timelessness and influence; do they make you tune up or turn off the radio, your desert island songs; your personal favorites.....Only rate songs that you have heard.

  3) Love it; a favorite of mine; an important song. Turn it up! 2) Like it; good song ; 1) OK ; I enjoy hearing it occasionally Don't like ; makes me turn off my radio
The Ramones - Bonzo Goes To Bitburg
Bryan Ferry - Slave To Love
Eurythmics with Aretha Franklin - Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves
Trapezoid - I'll Be Here in the Morning
The Cramps - Can Your Pussy Do The Dog
Husker Du - Makes No sense At All
Echo and the Bunnymen - Bring on the Dancing Horses
John Fogerty - Centerfield
Sade - is It A Crime?
Aha - Take On Me
Katrina and the Waves - Walking On Sunshine
George Strait - The Chair
Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey
New Order - Love Vigilantes
Talking Heads - And She Was
Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
George Clinton - Do Fries Go With That Shake
Sonic Youth - Death Valley '69
Eurythmics Would I Lie To You
Billy Bragg - Between The Wars
Tom Waits - Time
'Til Tuesday - Voices Carry
Patti Larkin - If I Were made of Metal
Camper Van Beethoven - Take The Skinheads Bowling
Prince and the Revolution - Raspberry Beret
George Thorogood - I Drink Alone
Killing Joke - Love Like Blood
Prefab Sprout - Appetite
Big Audio Dynamite - The Bottom Line
Madonna - Into The Groove
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Jungle Man
Barrington Levy - Here I Come
Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
The Replacements - Kiss On The Bus
The Waterboys - The Whole of the Moon
Bob Dylan - I'll Keep It With Mine
Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
LL Cool J - I Can't Live Without My Radio
Fine Young Cannibals - Johnny Come Home
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
The Roches - Love Radiates Around
Loudon Wainwright III - One Man Guy
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now
Christy Moore - Ordinary Man
Kate Wolf - Give Yourself To Love
Style Council - Walls Come Tumbling Down
Chris Isaak - Dancin'
Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill
Stevie Ray Vaughan - Say What
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions - Brand New Friend
Phranc - Life Lover
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Don't Come Around Here No More
Huey Lewis and the News - Power of Love
Kornog - Helen of Kirkconnel
Albert Collins/Johhny Copeland/Robert Cray - She's Into Something
Dead Milkmen - Bitchin' Camaro
Suzanne Vega - Marlena on The Wall
John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
Run-D.M.C. - King of Rock
Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
USA For Africa - We Are The World
Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town
The Clash - This Is England
REM - Driver 8
Christine Lavin - Damaged Goods
Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
Sam Cooke - Somebody Have Mercy (live)
The Cult- She Sells Sanctuary
The Cure - In Between Days
Grace Jones - Slave To The Rhythm
Yousou N'Dour - Nelson Mandela
Madness - Yesterday's Man
Madonna - Crazy For You
Bill Staines - Sourdough/Miner's Song
The Pogues - Dirty Old Town

Question Title

* 2. Your age:

T