Soundwaves 10@10 #48: 1985

Soundwaves presents brand new editions of 10@10, the beloved long-running radio show that features ten great songs from one great year, as well as numerous samples of political, historical and pop culture happenings. Hosted by Dennis Willis and featuring original 10@10 host Dave Morey, Soundwaves 10@10 is the ultimate pop culture celebration loved by thousands of devoted fans.

Welcome to the next generation of 10@10, hosted by Dennis Willis, and featuring original 10@10 maestro Dave Morey.

It’s all here … birthdays! The big wheel! Mystery years! It’s the 10@10 you know and love, and it’s back every Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday right here at 10:00 AM.


Today, it’s the year Marty and Doc went Back to the Future, Prince dropped a surprise album, rock’s royalty performed at Live Aid, and someone thought New Coke was a good idea.

It’s … 1985!


Tell a friend … spread the word … and get involved. Use the comment section below to share your thoughts, send us birthday requests, and vote for BEST OF SET.

If you want to keep the songs a mystery, we’ve got you covered! But if you want to peek at the list, highlight the text below.

-TV: the return of Coca-Cola classic
1. George Thorogood & the Destroyers, I Drink Alone
-Movie: Back to the Future
2. Dire Straits, Money for Nothing
3. Bruce Springsteen, I’m On Fire
-movie: A View to a Kill
4. Prince and the Revolution, Raspberry Beret
-News: Ronald Reagan goes under the knife
5. The Honeydrippers, Sea of Love
6. Katrina and the Waves, Walking on Sunshine – the long version!
-TV: KLOK commercial
7. Adam Ant, Vive Le Rock
-TV: Live Aid coverage
8. Philip Oakley & Giorgio Moroder, Together In Electric Dreams
9. The Commodores, Nightshift
-Movie: Rambo First Blood Part II
10. Ready For The World, Oh Sheila

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