It was a year of coming together and pulling apart. The 'super group' USA For Africa recorded "We Are The World" and Willie Dixon sued Led Zeppelin over "Whole Lotta Love". VH-1 launched on New Year's Day and in September Michael Jackson outbid Paul McCartney for most of the Beatles music catalog.
This Is Music: 1985
2020 is the 35th anniversary of Live Aid and New Coke! Here's the music of 1985.