Top Songs of 1982



RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 16 Michael Jackson
Billie Jean
2 24 Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five
The Message
3 153 Prince and The Revolution
Little Red Corvette
4 218 Marvin Gaye
Sexual Healing
5 228 Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force
Planet Rock
6 292 Michael Jackson
Beat It
7 299 Prince and The Revolution
1999
8 409 The Clash
Rock the Casbah
9 479 Dexys Midnight Runners
Come On Eileen
10 487 The Clash
Should I Stay or Should I Go
11 490 Robert Wyatt
Shipbuilding
12 611 New Order
Temptation
13 690 The Jam
Town Called Malice
14 807 Bruce Springsteen
Atlantic City
15 973 Michael Jackson
Thriller
16 980 Roxy Music
More Than This
17 990 Madness
Our House
18 995 Culture Club
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
19 1063 George Clinton
Atomic Dog
20 1153 ABC
The Look of Love
21 1159 Pretenders
Back on the Chain Gang
22 1417 The Associates
Party Fears Two
23 1432 Duran Duran
Hungry Like the Wolf
24 1553 Modern English
I Melt with You
25 1594 Orange Juice
Rip It Up
26 1642 Indeep
Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life
27 1659 Michael Jackson
Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
28 1712 Madness
House of Fun
29 1726 The Beat
Save It for Later
30 1754 Tears for Fears
Mad World
31 1806 The Clash
Straight to Hell
32 1831 John Cougar
Jack & Diane
33 1837 The The
Uncertain Smile
34 1847 Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force
Looking for the Perfect Beat
35 1867 Iron Maiden
Run to the Hills
36 1887 Gregory Isaacs
Night Nurse
37 2093 XTC
Senses Working Overtime
38 2100 Simple Minds
Promised You a Miracle
39 2195 ABC
Poison Arrow
40 2339 The Cure
Let's Go to Bed
41 2358 Eddy Grant
Electric Avenue
42 2458 Duran Duran
Rio
43 2533 The Psychedelic Furs
Love My Way
44 2552 The Fall
The Classical
45 2579 Kid Creole and The Coconuts
Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy
46 2584 Malcolm McLaren
Buffalo Gals
47 2702 Midnight Oil
Power and the Passion
48 2870 Willie Nelson
Always on My Mind
49 2917 Yazoo
Situation
50 2931 Elvis Costello and The Attractions
Beyond Belief
51 2947 Wah!
The Story of the Blues
52 3063 Trio
Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha
53 3072 Richard and Linda Thompson
Wall of Death
54 3125 Yazoo
Only You
55 3215 George Thorogood & The Destroyers
Bad to the Bone
56 3228 ABBA
The Day Before You Came
57 3252 Adam Ant
Goody Two Shoes
58 3253 Billy Idol
White Wedding
59 3376 Falco
Der Kommissar
60 3438 Peter Gabriel
Shock the Monkey
61 3450 The Gun Club
Mother of Earth
62 3516 Rhoda Dakar
The Boiler
63 3604 Thomas Dolby
She Blinded Me with Science
64 3664 Fearless Four
Rockin' It
65 3695 Men Without Hats
The Safety Dance
66 3739 The Jam
Beat Surrender
67 3842 Duran Duran
Save a Prayer
68 3901 Bruce Springsteen
State Trooper
69 4017 Duran Duran
The Chauffeur
70 4058 Yazoo
Don't Go
71 4082 Gang of Four
I Love a Man in Uniform
72 4121 King Sunny Adé
365 Is My Number/The Message
73 4151 Iron Maiden
The Number of the Beast
74 4174 The Jam
The Bitterest Pill
75 4202 Toto
Africa
76 4328 Daryl Hall & John Oates
Maneater
77 4366 Wall of Voodoo
Mexican Radio
78 4602 Wham!
Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)
79 4642 Michael Jackson
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
80 4723 Simple Minds
Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)
81 4882 Imagination
Just an Illusion
82 5047 The Gap Band
You Dropped a Bomb on Me
83 5080 Bruce Springsteen
Highway Patrolman
84 5136 Steve Miller Band
Abracadabra
85 5181 Musical Youth
Pass the Dutchie
86 5219 Bow Wow Wow
I Want Candy
87 5242 Marshall Crenshaw
Someday, Someway
88 5323 Iron Maiden
Hallowed Be Thy Name
89 5335 The Weather Girls
It's Raining Men
90 5398 Culture Club
Time (Clock of the Heart)
91 5539 Joe Jackson
Steppin' Out
92 5541 Kid Creole and The Coconuts
Stool Pigeon
93 5551 Michael Jackson
Human Nature
94 5563 David Bowie
Cat People (Putting Out Fire)
95 5585 A Flock of Seagulls
I Ran (So Far Away)
96 5641 Kate Bush
Suspended in Gaffa
97 5647 The Waitresses
I Know What Boys Like
98 5692 The Gap Band
Outstanding
99 5795 Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
Up Where We Belong
100 5796 The Who
Eminence Front
101 5815 Richard and Linda Thompson
Shoot Out the Lights
102 5911 The Nails
88 Lines About 44 Women
103 5961 Frank Zappa & Moon Zappa
Valley Girl


Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
Pretenders
My City Was Gone
Echo and the Bunnymen
The Back of Love
Donna Summer
State of Independence
Split Enz
Six Months in a Leaky Boat
Aretha Franklin
Jump to It
Survivor
Eye of the Tiger
Billy Squier
Everybody Wants You
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
Roll Me Away
Paul McCartney
Here Today
Tommy Tutone
867-5309/Jenny
The Pointer Sisters
I'm So Excited
The Chameleons
In Shreds
Bad Brains
Sailin' On
Billy Joel
Allentown
Dire Straits
Private Investigations
Venom
Black Metal
Kajagoogoo
Too Shy
Rockers Revenge
Walking on Sunshine
Soft Cell
Torch
Payola$
Eyes of a Stranger
Judas Priest
You've Got Another Thing Comin'
Patrice Rushen
Forget Me Nots
Golden Earring
Twilight Zone
Eddy Grant
I Don't Wanna Dance
Shalamar
A Night to Remember
Fleetwood Mac
Gypsy
Captain Sensible
Wot!
George Strait
Amarillo By Morning
Peech Boys
Don't Make Me Wait
The Associates
Club Country
Laura Branigan
Gloria
Don Henley
Dirty Laundry
Taco
Puttin' on the Ritz
The Southern Death Cult
Fatman
Fleetwood Mac
Hold Me
Elvis Costello
Man Out of Time
Billy Joel
Goodnight Saigon
Marshall Crenshaw
You're My Favorite Waste of Time
Tears for Fears
Pale Shelter
Shalamar
I Can Make You Feel Good
Odyssey
Inside Out
Sister Nancy
Bam Bam
The Valentine Brothers
Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
Ebony and Ivory
Night Ranger
Don't Tell Me You Love Me

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