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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of July 20, 1985

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  • 1
    • Save Your Love (For #1)

      Rene & Angela
    • 3
    • 1
    • 10
      • 3
      • 1
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.Moore, A.Winbush

Producer(s):

B.Watson, B.Swedien, Rene & Angela

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Hangin' On A String

      Loose Ends
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Mac Intosh, Eugene, Nichol

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin/MCA/MCA

  • 3
    • Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)

      Freddie Jackson
    • 2
    • 1
    • 16
      • 2
      • 1
      • 16
  • 4
    • Raspberry Beret

      Prince And The Revolution
    • 4
    • 3
    • 9
      • 4
      • 3
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Paisley Park/Warner Bros./Rhino

  • 5
    • Who's Holding Donna Now

      Debarge
    • 7
    • 5
    • 7
      • 7
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.W.Foster, J.Graydon, R.Goodrum

Producer(s):

J.Graydon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Attack Me With Your Love

      Cameo
    • 9
    • 6
    • 7
      • 9
      • 6
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.E.Blackmon, K.Kendricks

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • I Wonder If I Take You Home

      Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force
    • 6
    • 6
    • 10
      • 6
      • 6
      • 10
  • 8
    • Freeway Of Love

      Aretha Franklin
    • 16
    • 8
    • 5
      • 16
      • 8
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

N.M.Walden, J.Cohen

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • 19

      Paul Hardcastle
    • 8
    • 8
    • 7
      • 8
      • 8
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

P.Hardcastle, W.Coutourie, J.McCord, M.Oldfield

Producer(s):

P.Hardcastle

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chrysalis/EMI

  • 10
    • Thinking About Your Love

      Skipworth & Turner
    • 10
    • 10
    • 12
      • 10
      • 10
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Skipworth, Turner

Producer(s):

P.Adams, R.Skipworth

Imprint/Promotion Label:

4th & B'Way/IDJMG

  • 11
    • Too Many Games

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 5
    • 5
    • 10
      • 5
      • 5
      • 10
  • 12
    • It's Over Now

      Luther Vandross
    • 14
    • 12
    • 6
      • 14
      • 12
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Telephone

      Diana Ross
    • 13
    • 13
    • 8
      • 13
      • 13
      • 8
  • 14
    • Glow

      Rick James
    • 19
    • 14
    • 6
      • 19
      • 14
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Sussudio

      Phil Collins
    • 11
    • 8
    • 11
      • 11
      • 8
      • 11
  • 16
    • Itchin' For A Scratch

      Force M.D.'s
    • 20
    • 16
    • 8
      • 20
      • 16
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Force MD's, R.Halpin, Steinski, D.Wimbish, K.LeBlanc

Producer(s):

T.Silverman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic/Tommy Boy/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Can You Help Me

      Jesse Johnson's Revue
    • 12
    • 3
    • 12
      • 12
      • 3
      • 12
  • 18
    • You Give Good Love

      Whitney Houston
    • 15
    • 1
    • 20
      • 15
      • 1
      • 20
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • Material Thangz

      The Deele
    • 18
    • 14
    • 11
      • 18
      • 14
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

C.Greene

Producer(s):

LA Reid

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

  • 20
    • Sanctified Lady

      Marvin Gaye
    • 17
    • 2
    • 13
      • 17
      • 2
      • 13
  • 21
    • Stir It Up

      Patti LaBelle
    • 33
    • 21
    • 4
      • 33
      • 21
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

A.Willis, D.Sembello

Producer(s):

K.Forsey, H.Faltermeyer

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Into The Groove

      Madonna
    • 34
    • 22
    • 4
      • 34
      • 22
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • If You Love Somebody Set Them Free

      Sting
    • 36
    • 23
    • 7
      • 36
      • 23
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Sting

Producer(s):

P.Smith, Sting

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • A Woman, A Lover, A Friend

      Klique
    • 21
    • 15
    • 13
      • 21
      • 15
      • 13
  • 25
    • Sexy Ways

      Four Tops
    • 30
    • 25
    • 8
      • 30
      • 25
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

W.Hutch, V.Johns

Producer(s):

W.Hutch

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • I'm Sorry

      Will King
    • 27
    • 26
    • 10
      • 27
      • 26
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

J.Hamilton, M.Hayes

Producer(s):

J.Hamilton, M.Hayes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

  • 27
    • Fidelity

      Cheryl Lynn
    • 29
    • 27
    • 7
      • 29
      • 27
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Animal Instinct

      Commodores
    • 22
    • 22
    • 9
      • 22
      • 22
      • 9
  • 29
    • Suddenly

      Billy Ocean
    • 23
    • 5
    • 17
      • 23
      • 5
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Arista

  • 30
    • Saving All My Love For You

      Whitney Houston
    • 42
    • 30
    • 4
      • 42
      • 30
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.Masser, G.Goffin

Producer(s):

M.Masser

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 31
    • Deep Inside Your Love

      Ready For The World
    • 24
    • 6
    • 14
      • 24
      • 6
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

G.Strozier, G.A.Potts, M.Riley, Jr.

Producer(s):

Ready For The World

  • 32
    • Frankie

      Sister Sledge
    • 39
    • 32
    • 7
      • 39
      • 32
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Denny

Producer(s):

N.G.Rodgers, Jr.

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Double Oh-Oh

      George Clinton
    • 32
    • 32
    • 9
      • 32
      • 32
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Shider, G.Clinton, St.Song

Producer(s):

G.Clinton, G.Shider

  • 34
    • When You Love Me Like This

      Melba Moore
    • 41
    • 34
    • 6
      • 41
      • 34
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Diamond

Producer(s):

K.Diamond

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Dancin' In The Key Of Life

      Steve Arrington
    • 40
    • 35
    • 5
      • 40
      • 35
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

S.Arrington, I.Arrington

Producer(s):

K.Johnson, W.Raglin

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Swing Low

      R.J.'S Latest Arrival