Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, July 27th

On this day in 1985: Paul Young went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with his version of the Daryl Hall song ‘Every Time You Go Away’.

Here’s a look at the full Top 10 on the U.S. singles chart from this day in 1985:

1 3 EVERY TIME YOU GO AWAY Paul Young (Columbia)-12 (1 Week at #1) (1)
2 9 SHOUT –•– Tears For Fears (Mercury)-7 (2)
3 4 YOU GIVE GOOD LOVE –•– Whitney Houston (Arista)-12 (3)
4 1 A VIEW TO A KILL –•– Duran Duran (Capitol)-11 (1)
5 7 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE –•– Sting (A&M)-8 (5)
6 8 GLORY DAYS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-9 (6)
7 2 RASPBERRY BERET –•– Prince & The Revolution (Paisley Park)-11 (2)
8 12 SENTIMENTAL STREET –•– Night Ranger (MCA / Camel)-10 (8)
9 13 NEVER SURRENDER –•– Corey Hart (EMI-America)-8 (9)
10 14 GET IT ON (Bang A Gong) –•– The Power Station (Capitol)-8 (10)

Also on this day in 1985: The Eurythmics were at #1 on the U.K. singles chart with ‘There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)’, the duo’s only U.K. #1 single. The song featured a harmonica solo by Stevie Wonder.

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