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Verrukkelijke 85 van 1986


1 Seven into the sea In Tua Nua
2 Ti sento Matia Bazar
3 Big mouth strikes again The Smiths
4 Six different ways The Cure
5 Don't give up Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush
6 Panic The Smiths
7 Alle geprobeerd Goede Doel
8 Talk talk talk Blue Murder
9 I want you Elvis Costello
10 Rise P.I.L.
11 The promise you made Cock Robin
12 Look away Big Country
13 The way it is Bruce Hornsby & the Range
14 I still believe The Call
15 Kiss Prince
16 Living in another world Talk Talk
17 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
18 All the things she said Simple Minds
19 I still want you Del Fuegos
20 The whole of the moon Waterboys
21 Walk this way Run DMC
22 Something to believe in Ramones
23 Promises Secret Sounds
24 Underground David Bowie
25 You can call me Al Paul Simon
26 Forever live and die O.M.D.
27 Absolute beginners David Bowie
28 Sally Carmel
29 Boys don't cry The Cure
30 No promises Icehouse
31 Left of center Suzanne Vega & Joe Jackson
32 Always the sun Stranglers
33 Happy hour Housemartins
34 The lady in red Chris deBurgh
35 Walk like an Egyptian Bangles
36 Sanctify yourself Simple Minds
37 Taking the veil David Sylvian
38 Adorations Killing Joke
39 Driving away from home It's Immaterial
40 Jericho Simply Red
41 Revolution The Cult
42 True colours Cyndi Lauper
43 The great train robbery Black Uhuru
44 E = MC2 B.A.D.
45 Bring on the night Sting
46 Southside girl Don Dixon
47 And she was Talking Heads
48 Digging your scene Blow Monkeys
49 Forget the cold sweat Arno Hintjens
50 No more I love you's Lover Speaks
51 Fall on me R.E.M.
52 Suburbia Pet Shop Boys
53 I didn't mean to turn you on Robert Palmer
54 Living doll Cliff Richard & Young Ones
55 Life's what you make it Talk Talk
56 Cabins The Nits
57 Stripped Depeche Mode
58 Give it up Talk Talk
59 I've slipped her mind Robert Cray
60 I can't dance It's a Secret
61 Suspicious minds Fine Young Cannibals
62 One step Kissing the Pink
63 Living for your lover Chris Isaac
64 What you need INXS
65 Big wheel Mental as Anything
66 Heartland The The
67 Rage hard Frankie goes to Hollywood
68 Here comes the man Boom Boom Room
69 Everywhere I go The Call
70 Down town trains Tom Waits
71 Who wants to live forever Queen
72 Think for a minute Housemartins
73 Welcome to the boomtown David & David
74 Tanzen Herbert Grönemeyer
75 Zwijgen Goede Doel
76 Silver moon David Sylvian
77 Big drum Martin Ansell
78 Grass XTC
79 Higher love Steve Winwood
80 Don't get me wrong Pretenders
81 Cry for love Iggy Pop
82 Sweet bird of truth The The
83 What have you done for me lately? Janet Jackson
84 Ik dans dus ik besta Goede Doel
85 Man overboard Do Re Mi



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