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Top Songs of 1982

1981 <-1982-> 1983
    

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1.
06/1982
487

✫1
US
27
AC


59
dance


✫1
rock
✫1
UK
[Scotti Brothers 02912]
written by Frankie Sullivan & Jim Peterik
2.
10/1982
464

✫1
US
13
AC


33
dance


✫1
rock
✫1
UK
[R]
charted as Who Can It Be Now? / Down Under in US dance charts
[Columbia 03303]
written by Colin Hay & Ron Strykert
3.
05/1982
367

✫1
US
28
AC


14
dance
26
R&B
4
rock
2
UK
[Capitol 5126]
written by Steve Miller
4.
05/1982
365

3
US




36
dance


✫1
rock
5
UK
5.
07/1982
362

✫1
US
31
AC






6
rock
✫1
UK
as Dexy's Midnight Runners and the Emerald Express
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1983]
[Mercury 76189]
written by Kevin Rowland, "Big" Jim Paterson & Billy Adams
6.
04/1982
325

✫1
US
✫1
AC




8
R&B
34
rock
✫1
UK
[Columbia 02860]
written by Paul McCartney
7.
04/1982
315

4
US








✫1
rock
46
UK
[Geffen 50040]
written by Geoff Downes & John Wetton
8.
04/1982
303

2
US








✫1
rock


as John Cougar
written by John Mellencamp & George Green (as George M. Green)
9.
09/1982
299

3
US




47
dance


✫1
rock
59
UK
[Elektra 69894 (Asylum)]
written by Don Henley & Danny Kootch (as Danny Kortchmar)
10.
09/1982
290

2
US
8
AC


34
dance
39
R&B
21
rock
✫1
UK
charted as I'm Afraid of Me / Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? in US dance charts
[Epic/Virgin 03368]
written by Boy George, Mikey Craig (as Michael Craig), Roy Hay & Jon Moss
11.
06/1982
288

✫1
US








3
rock
25
UK
as John Cougar
written by John Mellencamp
12.
10/1982
282

✫1
US
14
AC


18
dance
78
R&B
18
rock
6
UK
[RCA 13354]
written by Sara Allen, Daryl Hall & John Oates
13.
04/1982
270

10
US








✫1
rock
79
UK
14.
10/1982
267

5
US








4
rock
17
UK
[Warner 29840 (Sire)]
written by Chrissie Hynde
15.
08/1982
260

6
US
4
AC


45
dance


7
rock
6
UK
[A&M 2428]
written by Joe Jackson
16.
11/1982
257

10
US








✫1
rock


written by George Kooymans
17.
11/1982
247

10
US
9
AC






24
rock
✫1
UK
[Atlantic 89933]
written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
18.
04/1982

Rosanna by Toto

from Toto IV   Toto IV
247

2
US
17
AC






8
rock
12
UK
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1983]
[Columbia 02811]
written by David Paich
19.
05/1982
238

12
US








7
rock
✫1
UK
written by Adam Ant & Marco Pirroni
20.
11/1982
237

7
US




21
dance


9
rock
5
UK
written by Chris Foreman & Chas Smash (as Carl Smyth)
21.
03/1982
232

9
US




8
dance


3
rock
43
UK
22.
06/1982
232

✫1
US
✫1
AC








4
UK
charted as Hard to Say I'm Sorry/Get Away in US AC charts
[Warner 29979 (Full Moon)]
written by Peter Cetera & David Foster
23.
06/1982
229

4
US
7
AC






3
rock


[Warner 29966]
written by Christine McVie & Robbie Patton
24.
10/1982

Africa by Toto

from Toto IV   Toto IV
227

✫1
US
5
AC








3
UK
[Columbia 03335]
written by David Paich & Jeff Porcaro
25.
08/1982
223

32
US








✫1
rock


[Capitol 5163]
written by Billy Squier
26.
05/1982
216

10
US








✫1
rock


[A&M 2412]
written by Don Barnes, Jeff Carlisi & Jim Peterik
27.
06/1982
216

8
US




8
dance


6
rock
30
UK
charted as Rock The Casbah / Mustapha Dance in US dance charts
[Columbia 03245 (Epic)]
written by Mick Jones [The Clash], Joe Strummer, Paul Simonon & Topper Headon
28.
09/1982
213

21
US








✫1
rock
42
UK
[Mercury 76179]
written by Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee & Neil Peart
29.
02/1982
212

12
US








✫1
rock


written by Roy Orbison & Bill Dees
30.
11/1982
211

5
US




3
dance
49
R&B
6
rock
49
UK
[Capitol 5204]
written by Thomas Dolby & Tim Kerr
31.
06/1982
211

7
US








2
rock


[Epic 14-02967]
written by Kevin Cronin
32.
07/1982
211

16
US








✫1
rock


[Columbia 02964]
written by Eddie Money & Randy Oda
33.
01/1982
210

2
US








7
rock


[R]
[I.R.S. 9903]
written by Charlotte Caffey
34.
11/1982
208

20
US








✫1
rock


35.
11/1982
201

2
US
6
AC


46
dance
34
R&B


3
UK
[Epic/Virgin 03796]
written by Boy George, Mikey Craig (as Michael Craig), Roy Hay & Jon Moss
36.
02/1982
201

7
US








6
rock
60
UK
as Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
[Boardwalk 7-11-144]
written by Tommy James & Peter Lucia
37.
07/1982
200

7
US
14
AC






4
rock


[Asylum 69982]
written by Jackson Browne
38.
09/1982
198

29
US




26
dance
64
R&B
✫1
rock
58
UK
[Geffen 29883]
written by Peter Gabriel
39.
03/1982
189

2
US
30
AC






11
rock


[RCA 13075]
written by Rick Springfield
40.
07/1982
186

3
US
3
AC






11
rock


[Arista 0696]
written by Alan Parsons & Eric Woolfson
41.
11/1982

Rio by Duran Duran

from Rio   Rio
186

14
US








5
rock
9
UK
42.
04/1982
184

40
US








✫1
rock
34
UK
43.
11/1982
182

26
US




62
dance


3
rock
10
UK
charted as Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You) / Nightmares in US dance charts
written by Mike Score, Ali Score, Frank Maudsley & Paul Reynolds
44.
04/1982
177

9
US
27
AC






6
rock


[Capitol 5114]
written by Martha Davis
45.
01/1982
174

39
US








✫1
rock


[Capitol 5082]
written by Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
46.
04/1982
173

65
US








✫1
rock
64
UK
[Mercury]
written by Rudolf Schenker & Klaus Meine
47.
07/1982
169

12
US
9
AC






4
rock
46
UK
[Warner 29918]
written by Stevie Nicks
48.
10/1982
168

13
US








3
rock
83
UK
[Chrysalis 2647]
written by David Byron
49.
09/1982

Athena by The Who

from It's Hard   It's Hard
164

28
US








3
rock
40
UK
[Warner 29905]
written by Pete Townshend
50.
12/1982
164

13
US








3
rock


written by Sammy Hagar
51.
10/1982
164

11
US
5
AC






7
rock
26
UK
[A&M 2502]
written by Roger Hodgson
52.
06/1982
163

32
US








2
rock
43
UK
[Atlantic 4053]
written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins & Mike Rutherford
53.
07/1982
161

✫1
US




33
dance


46
rock
45
UK
[R]
charted as Who Can It Be Now? / Down Under in US dance charts
[Columbia 18-02888]
written by Colin Hay
54.
10/1982
160

26
US








3
rock


[Columbia 03359 (Portrait)]
written by Ian Crichton, Jim Crichton, Jim Gilmour, Steve Negus & Michael Sadler
55.
03/1982
158

22
US








2
rock


written by Dan Daley
56.
02/1982
156

23
US








3
rock


[Columbia 02802 (Portrait)]
written by Aldo Nova
57.
01/1982

Open Arms by Journey

from Escape   Escape
156

2
US
7
AC






35
rock


[Columbia 02687]
written by Jonathan Cain & Steve Perry
58.
07/1982
153

67
US








4
rock
66
UK
59.
05/1982
152

17
US








4
rock


60.
06/1982
152

9
US
2
AC
87
country




9
rock


[Atlantic 4058]
written by Graham Nash
61.
11/1982
151

30
US








22
rock
2
UK
62.
02/1982
151

7
US








12
rock


63.
07/1982
150

8
US




17
dance


13
rock


[I.R.S. 9907]
written by Charlotte Caffey, Kathy Valentine & Jane Wiedlin
64.
01/1982
148

37
US




8
dance


18
rock
3
UK
[Arista 0672]
written by Nick Heyward
65.
08/1982
147

17
US








4
rock


with Steve Perry
[Columbia 03270]
written by Kenny Loggins, Steve Perry & Dean Pitchford
66.
05/1982
147

18
US




✫1
dance


32
rock
4
UK
67.
01/1982
147

43
US








2
rock


[Geffen 49881]
written by Sammy Hagar
68.
12/1982
145

2
US
✫1
AC
15
country








as Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
[Capitol 5187]
written by Rodney Crowell
69.
06/1982
143

25
US








5
rock
26
UK
[Rolling Stones 21301]
written by Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Bobby Rogers & Marv Tarplin (as Marvin Tarplin)
70.
05/1982
141

10
US
6
AC






39
rock
15
UK
[Columbia 03019]
written by Paul McCartney
71.
07/1982
139

64
US








3
rock
73
UK
[Swan Song 99979]
written by Robert Plant, Robbie Blunt & Jezz Woodroffe
72.
05/1982
135

17
US








8
rock
54
UK
[radio only]
[Geffen 29970]
written by Geoff Downes & John Wetton
73.
09/1982
134

74
US








2
rock


[Atco 99966 (swan Song)]
written by Paul Rodgers
74.
11/1982
131

24
US








5
rock


[live]
[EMI America 8148]
written by Melvin Mason, Johnny Paden, Frank Paden, Jesse Smith & Willie Stephenson
75.
05/1982
130

38
US








3
rock


76.
08/1982
130

4
US
8
AC




7
R&B


43
UK
77.
09/1982
129

105
US








5
rock
53
UK
[Mercury 76196]
written by Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee & Neil Peart
78.
12/1982
128

39
US








3
rock


written by Phil Collins
79.
12/1982
128

40
US








4
rock


[Boardwalk 7-11-171]
written by Jack Blades
80.
12/1982
128

39
US








4
rock


81.
01/1982
122

16
US








7
rock


82.
09/1982
121

20
US








8
rock


[Columbia 03244]
written by Billy Joel
83.
01/1982
120

84
US








3
rock


[A&M 2359]
written by Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
84.
05/1982
117

11
US




62
dance
30
R&B
19
rock
25
UK
[Elektra 47452]
written by Freddie Mercury
85.
08/1982
116

16
US








9
rock


[RCA 13283]
written by Ken Goorabian
86.
11/1982
116

65
US








5
rock


written by Zack Smith
87.
06/1982
115

45
US








13
rock
17
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #228]
written by Joe Strummer & Mick Jones [The Clash]
88.
06/1982
113

5
US
✫1
AC








44
UK
[Arista 0692]
written by Terry Skinner, J.L. Wallace & Ken Bell
89.
09/1982
113

68
US








5
rock


written by Pete Townshend
90.
10/1982
112

13
US








17
rock


produced by Phil Collins
[Atlantic 89984]
written by Russ Ballard
91.
04/1982
109

76
US








7
rock
54
UK
92.
08/1982
107

47
US








8
rock


[Warner 29940 (Island)]
written by Steve Winwood & Will Jennings
93.
03/1982
107

67
US




14
dance


9
rock
26
UK
[Backstreet 52024]
written by Giorgio Moroder & David Bowie
94.
03/1982
107

12
US
✫1
AC








8
UK
[Geffen 29954]
written by Elton John & Gary Osborne
95.
03/1982
104











4
rock


[RCA 13075]
written by Rick Springfield
96.
07/1982
104

8
US
5
AC








59
UK
[Capitol 5142]
written by Russ Ballard
97.
12/1982
103











4
rock


98.
07/1982
103

63
US








9
rock


[Columbia 03252]
written by Eddie Money, Ralph Carter & Elizabeth Myers
99.
05/1982
102

5
US
10
AC


8
dance






[Arista 0676]
written by Dean Pitchford & Tom Snow
100.
11/1982
101

21
US








10
rock


written by Tom Petty

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