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.

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

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* 2. Your age: