Saturday Night Live Musical Guests [1985-89]

Entertainment: TV SNL

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24

0

Saturday Night Live

TV Series

54.44% (49 of 90 votes)

4

1985

Philip Glass

Composer

100% (1 of 1 votes)

6

1985

Laurie Anderson

Actress

100% (1 of 1 votes)

14

1985

Power Station

Musicians

60.0% (3 of 5 votes)

23

1985

Sheila E.

Musician

54.67% (41 of 75 votes)

25

1985

E.G. Daily

Vocalist

54.35% (50 of 92 votes)

44

1985

Mr. Mister

Musicians

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

48

1985

Aaron Neville

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

57

1985

Sade

Vocalist

6.25% (1 of 16 votes)

64

1985

Parliament-Funkadelic

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

65

1985

Greg Kihn

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

67

1985

The Replacements

Musicians

0% (0 of 8 votes)

69

1985

Queen Ida

Musician

0% (0 of 2 votes)

70

1985

John Waite

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

71

1985

The Dream Academy

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

77

1985

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Vocalists

0% (0 of 2 votes)

80

1985

Al Green

Vocalist

0% (0 of 6 votes)

81

1985

George Clinton (Funkmaster)

Musicians

0% (0 of 7 votes)

85

1985

Simple Minds

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

89

1985

The Cult

Musicians

0% (0 of 5 votes)

93

1985

Billy Ocean

Vocalist

0% (0 of 7 votes)

94

1985

Rosanne Cash

Musicians

0% (0 of 3 votes)

95

1985

Nelson

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

99

1985

Level 42

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

103

1985

The Neville Brothers

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

7

1986

Lou Reed

Musician

89.47% (17 of 19 votes)

11

1986

Timbuk 3

Vocalists

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

19

1986

Deborah Harry

Vocalist

58.44% (180 of 308 votes)

32

1986

Anita Baker

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

38

1986

Buster Poindexter

Vocalist

36.36% (4 of 11 votes)

43

1986

Percy Sledge

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

50

1986

Joe Jackson (Singer)

Musician

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

55

1986

Suzanne Vega

Vocalist

10.0% (1 of 10 votes)

56

1986

Willie Nelson

Vocalist

9.38% (3 of 32 votes)

58

1986

Paul Simon (Rocker)

Vocalist

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

66

1986

Ric Ocasek

Vocalist

0% (0 of 5 votes)

68

1986

Paul Young

Vocalist

0% (0 of 4 votes)

78

1986

Randy Newman

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

82

1986

The Pretenders

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

87

1986

Wynton Marsalis

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

88

1986

Roy Orbison

Vocalist

0% (0 of 17 votes)

91

1986

Run DMC

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

100

1986

The Neville Brothers

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

1

1987

Bruce Hornsby

Musician

100% (1 of 1 votes)

2

1987

Terence Trent D'Arby

Vocalist

100% (1 of 1 votes)

10

1987

Timbuk 3

Vocalists

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

13

1987

Cher

Vocalist

61.09% (190 of 311 votes)

17

1987

Linda Ronstadt

Vocalist

58.75% (47 of 80 votes)

22

1987

Sting (Vocalist)

Vocalist

55.84% (86 of 154 votes)

28

1987

James Taylor

Vocalist

52.38% (44 of 84 votes)

29

1987

Randy Travis

Vocalist

50.90% (141 of 277 votes)

31

1987

Simply Red (Mick Hucknall)

Vocalist

50.0% (3 of 6 votes)

34

1987

Michael Penn

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

39

1987

Buster Poindexter

Vocalist

36.36% (4 of 11 votes)

42

1987

Percy Sledge

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

46

1987

Cars

Musicians

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

60

1987

LL Cool J

Vocalist

5.00% (1 of 20 votes)

63

1987

Los Lobos

Musicians

0% (0 of 8 votes)

75

1987

Robbie Robertson

Vocalist

0% (0 of 3 votes)

76

1987

Bryan Ferry

Vocalist

0% (0 of 2 votes)

84

1987

10,000 Maniacs

Musicians

0% (0 of 3 votes)

90

1987

David Gilmour

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

98

1987

Robert Cray

Musician

0% (0 of 2 votes)

5

1988

Bobby McFerrin

Vocalist

100% (2 of 2 votes)

15

1988

Elvis Costello

Vocalist

60.0% (3 of 5 votes)

16

1988

John (Cougar) Mellencamp

Vocalist

60.0% (3 of 5 votes)

20

1988

Luther Vandross

Vocalist

58.33% (7 of 12 votes)

26

1988

Keith Richards

Vocalist

53.98% (95 of 176 votes)

30

1988

Dolly Parton

Vocalist

50.46% (219 of 434 votes)

33

1988

Anita Baker

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

36

1988

John Hiatt

Musician

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

41

1988

Edie Brickell

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

51

1988

Fine Young Cannibals

Musicians

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

53

1988

Tom Petty

Vocalist

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

59

1988

Bangles

Vocalists

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

61

1988

The Sugarcubes

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

62

1988

Little Feat

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

73

1988

Tracy Chapman

Vocalist

0% (0 of 3 votes)

79

1988

Randy Newman

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

86

1988

Mark Knopfler

Musician

0% (0 of 3 votes)

92

1988

Living Colour

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

3

1989

Technotronic

Dance Troupe

100% (5 of 5 votes)

8

1989

Don Henley

Musician

88.24% (15 of 17 votes)

9

1989

Tevin Campbell

Vocalist

71.43% (5 of 7 votes)

12

1989

Harry Connick, Jr.

Vocalist

62.50% (5 of 8 votes)

18

1989

Linda Ronstadt

Vocalist

58.75% (47 of 80 votes)

21

1989

Neil Young

Vocalist

56.83% (129 of 227 votes)

27

1989

Aerosmith

Musicians

53.33% (144 of 270 votes)

35

1989

Eric Clapton

Musician

50.0% (16 of 32 votes)

37

1989

Billy Joel

Vocalist

46.67% (7 of 15 votes)

40

1989

The Pogues

Musicians

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

45

1989

Bonnie Raitt

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

47

1989

Julee Cruise

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

49

1989

Aaron Neville

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

52

1989

K.D. Lang

Vocalist

22.73% (5 of 22 votes)

54

1989

Rickie Lee Jones

Vocalist

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

72

1989

David Byrne

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

74

1989

Tracy Chapman

Vocalist

0% (0 of 3 votes)

96

1989

B-52's

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

97

1989

Eurythmics

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

101

1989

Lonnie Mack

Musician

0% (0 of 2 votes)

102

1989

Cowboy Junkies

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

83

1993

The Pretenders

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)