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

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* 2. Your age: