1985 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1985.
Eurovision Song Contest 1985
The Eurovision Song Contest 1985 was the 30th event since its inception in 1956, and was held on 4 May 1985 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The presenter was entertainer Lill Lindfors, whose jokey dress rip af...
Der Goggolori
Der Goggolori is an opera in eight scenes and an epilogue by Wilfried Hiller to a German libretto by Michael Ende. The work was dedicated to Carl Orff; it was first performed on 3 February 1985 at th...
Soul to Soul Tour
The Soul to Soul tour is a concert tour by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, promoting their third album Soul to Soul. 1985 also saw the addition of new keyboard player Reese Wynans.
The Blue Sky
Hunting High and Low is the debut studio album by the Norwegian new wave band A-ha. Released on 1 June 1985 through Warner Bros. Records, the album was a huge commercial success selling more than 10 m...
Hell in Paradise
"Hell in Paradise" is a song by Yoko Ono from the 1985 album Starpeace. The lyrics are about mankind's perceived idea of hell, despite living in the paradise that Ono considers to be planet Eart...
Hell in Paradise - Wikipedia
Heart Trouble (Steve Wariner song)
"Heart Trouble" is a song written by Dave Gibson and Kent Robbins, and recorded by American country music artist Steve Wariner. It was released in April 1985 as the second single from the album One G...
List of number-one albums of 1985 (Canada)
These are the Canadian number-one albums of 1985. The chart is compiled by Nielsen Soundscan and published by Jam! Canoe, issued every Sunday. The chart also appears in Billboard magazine as Top Canad...
Air Supply (1985 album)
Air Supply is the eighth studio and second eponymous album by Australian soft rock band Air Supply, released in 1985 (see 1985 in music). The album was a step down in the band's sales, reaching gold c...
Air Supply (1985 album) - Wikipedia
TVT Records
TVT Records was an American record label founded by Steve Gottlieb. Over the course of its 25-year history the label released some 25 Gold, Platinum and Multi-platinum releases. Its roster included Ni...
27th Japan Record Awards
The 27th Annual Japan Record Awards took place at the Nippon Budokan in Chiyoda, Tokyo, December 31, 1985, starting at 6:30PM JST. The primary ceremonies were televised in Japan on TBS.
The Baby Snakes
The Baby Snakes were an Irish rock band formed in 1985. The original line-up featured Frank Rynne, Niall O'Sullivan and Johnny Bonney. In October 1985 they recorded a radio session for Dave Fanning's ...
Yes, Lord!
Yes, Lord! is the hymnal used by the Church of God in Christ. It was published in 1985 by the COGIC Publishing Board under the leadershp of Bishop J.O. Patterson, Sr.
Black and Blue (musical)
Black and Blue is a musical revue celebrating the black culture of dance and music in Paris between World War I and World War II.Based on an idea by Mel Howard and conceived by Hector Orezzoli and Cla...
Black and Blue (musical) - Wikipedia