Casey Kasem – American Top 40 -1/5/85 4 LP radio show (Like a Virgin #1)


Free U.S. shipping!  A U.S. 4 LP radio show containing the entire broadcast of American Top 40 with Casey Casem from the January 5, 1985 broadcast.  Includes Madonna’s “Like a Virgin”  as the #1 song.

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Offered for sale is a U.S. 4 LP radio show box set containing the entire broadcast of American Top 40 with Casey Kasem from the January 5, 1985 broadcast, including the full set of cue sheets.

This is show number 851-1, intended for broadcast the week of January 5, 1985. This is the full show, including commercials.

The Top 5 for this broadcast included Madonna, Duran Duran, the Honeydrippers, New Edition, and Pat Benatar, among others.  See below for full list.

Note: The show for this particular week was hosted by Charlie Drake, substituting for regular host Casey Kasem.

About this copy: This copy of American Top 40 with Casey Kasem is an original 1985 pressing on the ABC Watermark label.

The cover is VG with general wear and a 2 1/2″ (8 cm) split at the bottom edge. Cue sheets are M-.

The discs are VG++ with light sleeve scuffs but no significant marks.  Clean discs!

A nice copy of a rare set, as these sets rarely turn up for sale.

Background: First broadcast in 1970, American Top 40 is a weekly syndicated U.S. radio show that plays all 40 of the songs on the Billboard Top 40 singles charts.

The show was created by Casey Kasem, who hosted the program from 1970-1988 and again from 1998-2004. The program is currently hosted by Ryan Seacrest.

These shows were originally distributed as multiple-album sets, with cue sheets indicating the songs and the order in which they would be played.

Commercials were included in the broadcast.

This particular program was intended for broadcast the week of January 5, 1985.

Tracks are:

  1. Madonna – Like a Virgin
  2. Duran Duran – The Wild Boys
  3. Honeydrippers – Sea of Love
  4. New Edition – Cool It Now
  5. Pat Benatar – We Belong
  6. Jack Wagner – All I Need
  7. Hall & Oates – Out of Touch
  8. Bryan Adams – Run to You
  9. Chicago – You’re the Inspiration
  10. Julian Lennon – Valotte
  11. Bruce Springsteen – Born in the USA
  12. Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
  13. Jermaine Jackson – Do What You Do
  14. Foreigner – I Want to Know What Love Is
  15. Paul McCartney – No More Lonely Nights
  16. Philip Bailey/Phil Collins – Easy Lover
  17. Bob Seger – Understanding
  18. Ray Parker Jr. – Jamie
  19. Don Henley – The Boys of Summer
  20. Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas?
  21. Cyndi Lauper – All Through the Night
  22. Survivor – I Can’t Hold Back
  23. Wham – Careless Whisper
  24. Rebbie Jackson – Centipede
  25. Prince – I Would Die 4 U
  26. Billy Ocean – Loverboy
  27. Wham – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  28. Cars – Hello Again
  29. Rick Springfield – Bruce
  30. Lionel Ritchie – Penny Lover
  31. Stevie Wonder – Lovelight in Flight
  32. Pointer Sisters – Neutron Dance
  33. John Cafferty /Beaver Brown Band – Tender Years
  34. Sheila E. – The Bell of St. Mark
  35. Hall & Oates – Method of Modern Love
  36. Ashford & Simpson – Solid
  37. Steve Perry – Foolish Heart
  38. Giuffria – Call to Your Heart
  39. The Time – Jungle Love
  40. Kool & the Gang – Misled

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Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: ABC/Watermark
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1985
Format: Stereo
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Weight 25 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in