My favorite songs, 1982


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My top 3 of favorite songs of the year 1982 (out of 40 listed here):

  1. Third World – Try yah love **
  2. Madness – Our house ****
  3. Duran Duran – Save a prayer ****

Other favorites:

  • Afrika Bambaata + The Soul Sonic Force – Planet rock **
  • The Clash – Rock the cashba ****
  • Doe Maar – Belle Hélène ****
  • Donald Fagen – New frontier ****
  • Forecast – Happy days **
  • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – The message **
  • Indeep – Last night the dj saved my life **
  • June Lodge & Prince Mohammed – Someone loves you honey **
  • Kid Kreole And The Coconuts – Annie, I’m not your daddy ****
  • Maisonettes – Heartache avenue **
  • Man Parrish – Hip hop, be bop **
  • Michael Jackson – Beat it **
  • Michael Jackson – Billy jean **
  • Michael Jackson – Wanna be startin’ something **
  • Michael Jackson ft. Paul McCartney – The girl is mine ****
  • Toontje Lager – In gedachten ****
  • Vanity 6 – Nasty girl **/****
  • Yazoo – Don’t go ****
  • Yazoo – Situation ****

Doubt cases:

(I don’t know if I want to put it in the list above, or in the ‘bubbling under’ part)

  • George Clinton – Atomic dog **
  • Het Goede Doel – België ****

Bubbling under:

  • Aztec Camera – Oblivious ****
  • The Clash – Rock the cashbah ****
  • Het Goede Doel – Hou van mij ****
  • The Human League – Mirror man ****
  • Kasso – The walkman **
  • Laid Back – Sunshine reggae **
  • Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul – Forever **
  • Marvin Gaye – Sexual healing **
  • The Nick Straker Band – Straight ahead **
  • Simple Minds – Promised you a miracle ****
  • Survivor – Eye of the tiger ****
  • Sylvester With Patrick Cowley – Do you wanna funk **
  • The Quick – The rhythm of the jungle ****
  • Thomas Dolby – She blinded me with science **
  • Thompson Twins – In the name of love ****
  • Vitesse – Rosalyn ****



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