Here they are, the absolutely greatest top hits from the history of popular music in the UK.
The very best music.
The Year is 1986.
Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down - 11-1986
A-ha - Train Of Thought - 04-1986
A-ha - Hunting High And Low - 06-1986
A-ha - I've Been Losing You - 10-1986
A-ha - Cry Wolf - 12-1986
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten - 06-1986
Amazulu - Montego Bay - 09-1986
Art Of Noise featuring Duane Eddy - Peter Gunn - 03-1986
Art Of Noise With Max Headroom - Paranoimia - 07-1986
Atlantic Starr - Secret Lovers - 04-1986
Aurra - You And Me Tonight - 04-1986
Anita Baker - Sweet Love - 11-1986
Bananarama - Venus - 06-1986
The Bangles - Manic Monday - 02-1986
The Bangles - If She Knew What She Wants - 05-1986
The Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian - 10-1986
George Benson - Shiver - 12-1986
Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') - 10-1986
Nick Berry - Every Loser Wins - 10-1986
The B-52s - Rock Lobster/ Planet Claire - 05-1986
Big Audio Dynamite -
E=MC² - 04-1986
Big Audio Dynamite - Medicine Show - 06-1986
Big Country - Look Away - 04-1986
Big Country - One Great Thing - 09-1986
Kurtis Blow - If I Ruled The World - 02-1986
Blow Monkeys - Digging Your Scene - 03-1986
Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name - 09-1986
Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer - 11-1986
David Bowie - Absolute Beginners - 03-1986
David Bowie - Underground - 06-1986
Billy Bragg - Levi Stubbs Tears (EP) - 07-1986
Dhar Braxton - Jump Back (Set Me free) - 06-1986
Sarah Brightman & Steve Harley - The Phantom Of The Opera - 01-1986
Bronski Beat - C'mon! C'mon! - 04-1986
Elkie Brooks - No More The Fool - 12-1986
James Brown - Living In America - 01-1986
Bucks Fizz - New Beginning (Mamba Seyra) - 06-1986
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love - 03-1986
Kate Bush - Experiment IV - 11-1986
Cameo - Word Up - 09-1986
Cameo - Candy - 12-1986
Cashflow - Mine All Mine/ Party Freak - 06-1986
Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love - 08-1986
Claire & Friends - It's 'Orrible Being In Love (When You're
8½) - 06-1986
Cock Robin - The Promise You Made - 07-1986
The Communards - Don't Leave Me This Way - 08-1986
The Communards - So Cold The Night - 12-1986
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World - 03-1986
Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth - 10-1986
Culture Club - Move Away - 0-1986
The Cure - Boys Don't Cry - 05-1986
Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms - 09-1986
Cutting Crew - I've Been In Love Before - 11-1986
The Damned - Eloise - 02-1986
Chris De Burgh - The Lady In Red - 07-1986
Letitia Dean & Paul Medford - Something Outta Nothing - 11-1986
Dexy's Midnight Runners - Because Of You - 12-1986
Jim Diamond - Hi Ho Silver - 02-1986
Dire Straits - Walk Of Life - 01-1986
Dire Straits - Your Latest Trick - 05-1986
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble - 10-1986
Anita Dobson & The Simon May Orchestra - Anyone Can Fall In Love - 08-1986
Doctor & The Medics - Spirit In The Sky - 05-1986
Double - The Captain Of Her Heart - 01-1986
Duran Duran - Notorious - 11-1986
The Electric Light Orchestra - Calling America - 03-1986
Erasure - Sometimes - 11-1986
Europe - The Final Countdown - 11-1986
The Eurythmics - It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back) - 01-1986
The Eurythmics - When Tomorrow Comes - 06-1986
The Eurythmics - Thorn In My Side - 09-1986
The Eurythmics - The Miracle Of Love - 12-1986
Falco - Rock Me Amadeus - 04-1986
Falco - Vienna Calling - 06-1986
Phil Fearon - I Can Prove It - 08-1986
Bryan Ferry - Is Your Love Strong Enough - 04-1986
Fine Young Cannibals - Suspicious Minds - 01-1986
Five Star - System Addict - 01-1986
Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute - 04-1986
Five Star - Find The Time - 07-1986
Five Star - Rain Or Shine - 09-1986
Five Star - If I Say Yes - 09-1986
Force MDs - Tender Love - 05-1986
Samantha Fox - Touch Me (I Want Your Body) - 03-1986
Samantha Fox - Do Ya Do Ya (Wanna Please Me) - 06-1986
Samantha Fox - Hold On Tight - 09-1986
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Rage Hard - 09-1986
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Warriors (Of The Wasteland) - 11-1986
Farley 'Jackmaster' Funk - Love Can't Turn Around - 09-1986
Furniture - Brilliant Mind - 07-1986
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer - 05-1986
Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush - Don't Give Up - 11-1986
The Gap Band - Big Fun - 12-1986
Boris Gardiner - I Want To Wake Up With You - 08-1986
Boris Gardiner - You're Everything To Me - 10-1986
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine - 04-1986
Bob Geldof - This Is The World Calling - 11-1986
Genesis - Invisible Touch - 06-1986
Genesis - In Too Deep - 09-1986
Genesis - Land Of Confusion - 11-1986
Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone) - 11-1986
Jaki Graham - Set Me Free - 05-1986
Jaki Graham - Breaking Away - 08-1986
Jaki Graham - Step Right Up - 12-1986
Grange Hill Cast - Just Say No - 04-1986
Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent - 07-1986
Gwen Guthrie - (They Long To Be) Close To You - 10-1986
Audrey Hall - One Dance Won't Do - 02-1986
Audrey Hall - Smile - 07-1986
Paul Hardcastle - Don't Waste My Time - 02-1986
Paul Hardcastle - The Wizard - 10-1986
Debbie Harry - French Kissin' In The USA - 11-1986
Haywoode - Roses - 07-1986
Hipsway - The Honeythief - 03-1986
Hollywood Beyond - What's The Colour Of Money - 07-1986
Bruce Hornsby & The Range - The Way It Is - 08-1986
The Housemartins - Happy Hour - 06-1986
The Housemartins - Think For A Minute - 10-1986
The Housemartins - Caravan Of Love - 12-1986
Whitney Houston - How Will I Know - 01-1986
Whitney Houston - The Greatest Love Of All - 05-1986
The Human League - Human - 08-1986
Billy Idol - To Be A Lover - 10-1986
Tippa Irie - Hello Darling - 04-1986
Iron Maiden - Wasted Years - 09-1986
Iron Maiden - Stranger In A Strange Land - 11-1986
It Bites - Calling All The Heroes - 08-1986
It's Immaterial - Driving Away From Home (Jim's Tune) - 04-1986
Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Time's Sake) - 03-1986
Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately? - 04-1986
Janet Jackson - Nasty - 06-1986
Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You - 08-1986
The Jesus & Mary Chain - Some Candy Talking - 08-1986
Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper / La Vie En Rose - 01-1986
Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame - 03-1986
Oran 'Juice' Jones - The Rain - 11-1986
Nick Kamen - Each Time You Break My Heart - 11-1986
Katrina & The Waves - Sun Street - 07-1986
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - On My Own - 05-1986
Patti LaBelle - Oh People - 08-1986
Cindi Lauper - True Colors - 10-1986
Level 42 - Lessons In Love - 04-1986
Huey Lewis & The News - The Power Of Love / Do You Believe In Love - 02-1986 (re-issue)
Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You - 09-1986
Loose Ends - Slow Down - 10-1996
Lovebug Starski - Amityville (The House On The Hill) - 06-1986
Lulu - Shout - 08-1986
Madness - (Waiting For) The Ghost Train - 11-1986
Madonna - Borderline - 01-1986
Madonna - Live To Tell - 04-1986
Madonna - Papa Don't Preach - 06-1986
Madonna - True Blue - 09-1986
Madonna - Open Your Heart - 12-1986
Matchroom Mob With Chas & Dave - Snooker Loopy - 05-1986
Maxi Priest - Strollin' On - 04-1986
Paul McCartney - Press - 08-1986
Michael McDonald - Sweet Freedom - 09-1986
MC Miker G & DJ Sven - Holiday Rap - 09-1986
Meat Loaf With John Parr - Rock 'N' Roll Mercenaries - 09-1986
Mel & Kim - Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend) - 11-1986
Miami Sound Machine - Bad Boy - 06-1986
George Michael - A Different Corner - 04-1986
Midnight Star - Headlines - 07-1986
Midnight Star - Midas Touch - 10-1986
Mike & The Mechanics - Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground) - 03-1986
Modern Talking - Brother Louie - 08-1986
Ray Moore - O' My Father Had A Rabbit - 12-1986
Nana Mouskouri - Only Love - 01-1986
Alison Moyet - Is This Love - 12-1986
Mr Mister - Kyrie - 03-1986
Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait - 06-1986
Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going - 01-1986
Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) - 05-1986
Alexander O'Neal - If You Were Here Tonight - 03-1986
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - (Forever) Live And Die - 09-1986
Ozzy Osbourne - Shot In The Dark - 02-1986
Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love - 05-1986
Robert Palmer - I Didn't Mean To Turn You On - 07-1986
Owen Paul - My Favourite Waste Of Time - 06-1986
Pet Shop Boys - Love Comes Quickly - 03-1986
Pet Shop Boys - Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money) - 06-1986
Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia - 10-1986
The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me '86 - 10-1986
Su Pollard - Starting Together - 02-1986
The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong - 10-1986
The Pretenders - Hymn To Her - 12-1986
Prince & The Revolution - Kiss - 03-1986
Prince & The Revolution - Girls And Boys - 08-1986
Princess - I'll Keep On Loving You - 05-1986
The Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink - 09-1986
Public Image Ltd. - Rise - 02-1986
Queen - A Kind Of Magic - 03-1986
Queen - Friends Will Be Friends - 06-1986
Real Roxanne With Hitman Howie Tee - (Bang Zoom) Let's Go - 07-1986
The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (The Decade Remix 76/ 86) - 03-1986
The Real Thing - Can't Get By Without You (The Second Decade Remix) - 06-1986
The Real Thing - Can You Feel The Force? - 08-1986
Red Box - For America - 11-1986
Cliff Richard & The Young Ones Featuring Hank Marvin - Living Doll - 03-1986
Cliff Richard & Sarah Brightman - All I Ask Of You - 10-1986
Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling - 08-1986
Stan Ridgway - Camouflage . 07-1986
Rochelle - My Magic Man - 02-1986
The Rolling Stones - Harlem Shuffle - 03-1986
Diana Ross - Chain Reaction - 01-1986
Run-DMC/ Aerosmith - Walk This Way - 09-1986
Jennifer Rush - Ring Of Ice - 02-1986
Shakin' Stevens - Because I Love You - 11-1986
Feargal Sharkey - You Little  Thief - 01-1986
Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11 - 03-1986
Sigue Sigue Sputnik - 21st Century Boy - 06-1986
Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al -09-1986
Paul Simon - The Boy In The Bubble - 12-1986
Simple Minds - Sanctify Yourself - 03-1986
Simple Minds - All The Things She Said - 04-1986
Simple Minds - Ghostdancing - 11-1986
Joyce Sims - All And  All - 05-1986
Frank Sinatra - Theme from New York New York - 02-1986
Simple Minds - Sanctify Yourself - 02-1986
Simply Red - Holding Back The Years - 05-1986
Sinitta - So Macho/ Cruising - 08-1986
Sly Fox - Let's Go All The Way - 06-1986
The Smiths - Panic - 08-1986
The Smiths - Ask - 11-1986
Belouis Some - Imagination - 02-1986
The SOS Band - The Finest - 04-1986
Spandau Ballet - Fight For Ourselves - 08-1986
Spandau Ballet - Through The Barricades - 11-1986
Spitting Image - The Chicken Song - 05-1986
Spitting Image - Santa Claus Is On The Dole/ First Atheist Tabernacle Choir - 12-1986
Bruce Springsteen - War - 12-1986
Status Quo - Rollin' Home - 05-1986
Status Quo - Red Sky - 08-1986
Status Quo - In The Army Now - 10-1986
Status Quo - Dreamin' - 12-1986
Rod Stewart - Every Beat Of My Heart - 07-1986
Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off - 08-1986
The Style Council - Have You Ever Had It Blue - 04-1986
Survivor - Burning Heart - 02-1986
Swing Out Sister - Breakout - 11-1986
Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It - 02-1986
Talking Heads - And She Was - 02-1986
Tavares - Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel - 03-1986
Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Run The World - 06-1986
The The - Heartland - 09-1986
Timex Social Club - Rumors - 09-1986
Ruby Turner featuring Jonathan Butler - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) - 01-1986
UB40 - Sing Our Own Song - 07-1986
Midge Ure - Call Of The Wild - 06-1986
Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love - 05-1986
Suzanne Vega - Marlene  On The Wall - 04-1986
Suzanne Vega - Left Of Centre - 07-1986
Marti Webb & The Simon May Orchestra - Always There - 09-1986
Wham! - The Edge Of Heaven - 06-1986
Roger Whittaker & Des O'Connor - The Skye Boat Song - 11-1986
Whistle - (Nothin' Serious) Just Buggin' - 03-1986
Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On - 11-1986
Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite - 12-1986
Steve Winwood - Higher Love - 07-1986
Stevie Wonder - Overjoyed - 03-1986
Peter Wylie - Sinful - 05-1986
Paul Young - Wonderland - 10-1986
ZZ Top - Rough Boy - 05-1986






 

The All-Time Greatest Hits


1986 in the US
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