Top Songs of 1982


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
18
Michael Jackson Billie Jean
2
24
Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five The Message
3
181
Prince and The Revolution Little Red Corvette
4
204
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force Planet Rock
5
271
Michael Jackson Beat It
6
298
Marvin Gaye Sexual Healing
7
364
Dexys Midnight Runners Come On Eileen
8
393
Prince and The Revolution 1999
9
405
The Clash Should I Stay or Should I Go
10
444
The Clash Rock the Casbah
11
627
Roxy Music More Than This
12
642
Robert Wyatt Shipbuilding
13
721
Michael Jackson Thriller
14
750
Bruce Springsteen Atlantic City
15
904
New Order Temptation
16
908
George Clinton Atomic Dog
17
929
Culture Club Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
18
962
The Jam Town Called Malice
19
1000
Madness Our House
20
1334
Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
21
1352
Pretenders Back on the Chain Gang
22
1477
ABC The Look of Love
23
1486
John Cougar Jack & Diane
24
1618
Modern English I Melt with You
25
1625
Gregory Isaacs Night Nurse
26
1632
The Associates Party Fears Two
27
1637
Duran Duran Hungry Like the Wolf
28
1708
Orange Juice Rip It Up
29
1767
Indeep Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life
30
1781
Iron Maiden Hallowed Be Thy Name
31
1783
Duran Duran Rio
32
1922
Iron Maiden Run to the Hills
33
1941
Tears for Fears Mad World
34
1952
Madness House of Fun
35
1963
XTC Senses Working Overtime
36
1970
ABC Poison Arrow
37
2033
Toto Africa
38
2356
The Clash Straight to Hell
39
2357
Willie Nelson Always on My Mind
40
2404
The Psychedelic Furs Love My Way
41
2506
Michael Jackson P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
42
2569
Michael Jackson Human Nature
43
2592
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
44
2628
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force Looking for the Perfect Beat
45
2636
Malcolm McLaren Buffalo Gals
46
2677
Joe Jackson Steppin' Out
47
2684
Survivor Eye of the Tiger
48
2692
Midnight Oil Power and the Passion
49
2707
The Beat Save It for Later
50
2932
Wall of Voodoo Mexican Radio
51
2946
Billy Idol White Wedding
52
2961
Yazoo Only You
53
2976
Peter Gabriel Shock the Monkey
54
2990
The The Uncertain Smile
55
3303
George Thorogood & The Destroyers Bad to the Bone
56
3486
Eddy Grant Electric Avenue
57
3605
Men Without Hats The Safety Dance
58
3641
Yazoo Situation
59
3660
Daryl Hall & John Oates Maneater
60
3674
Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
61
3687
Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes Up Where We Belong
62
3725
Kate Bush Suspended in Gaffa
63
3732
Venom Black Metal
64
3793
Whitesnake Here I Go Again
65
3800
Duran Duran The Chauffeur
66
3827
Bruce Springsteen Highway Patrolman
67
3895
Bruce Springsteen State Trooper
68
3963
Simple Minds Promised You a Miracle
69
3967
A Flock of Seagulls I Ran (So Far Away)
70
3987
Sister Nancy Bam Bam
71
4142
Kid Creole and The Coconuts Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy
72
4250
The Cure Let's Go to Bed
73
4285
Richard and Linda Thompson Wall of Death
74
4418
Fleetwood Mac Gypsy
75
4598
Miguel Ríos Bienvenidos
76
4636
The Jam Beat Surrender
77
4660
Trio Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha
78
4722
Donald Fagen I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World)
79
4753
Dire Straits Private Investigations
80
4824
Thomas Dolby She Blinded Me with Science
81
4834
Rhoda Dakar The Boiler
82
4908
Wah! The Story of the Blues
83
4953
Musical Youth Pass the Dutchie
84
5001
ABBA The Day Before You Came
85
5011
Duran Duran Save a Prayer
86
5079
Roxy Music Avalon
87
5154
Kajagoogoo Too Shy
88
5162
The Alan Parsons Project Eye in the Sky
89
5178
Fearless Four Rockin' It
90
5209
Bow Wow Wow I Want Candy
91
5234
Dire Straits Telegraph Road
92
5396
The Pointer Sisters I'm So Excited
93
5401
The Waitresses I Know What Boys Like
94
5436
Steve Miller Band Abracadabra
95
5437
George Strait Amarillo By Morning
96
5460
Gang of Four I Love a Man in Uniform
97
5475
Paul McCartney Here Today
98
5477
Icehouse Great Southern Land
99
5504
The Gap Band Outstanding
100
5519
The Weather Girls It's Raining Men
101
5540
Yazoo Don't Go
102
5703
King Sunny Adé 365 Is My Number/The Message
103
5712
Frank Zappa & Moon Zappa Valley Girl
104
5794
Patrice Rushen Forget Me Nots
105
5966
Imagination Just an Illusion
106
5996
Adam Ant Goody Two Shoes
107
6022
Simple Minds Someone Somewhere in Summertime
108
6035
The Fall The Classical
109
6156
The Jam The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had to Swallow)
110
6173
David Bowie Cat People (Putting Out Fire)
111
6236
Pat Metheny Group Are You Going with Me?
112
6255
Elvis Costello and The Attractions Beyond Belief
113
6331
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Roll Me Away
114
6341
Falco Der Kommissar
115
6465
Steve Winwood Valerie
116
6746
Toto Rosanna
117
6820
Billy Squier Everybody Wants You
118
6824
The Who Eminence Front
119
6904
Evelyn "Champagne" King Love Come Down
120
6989
King Sunny Adé Ja funmi
121
7016
Chicago Hard to Say I'm Sorry
122
7057
Payola$ Eyes of a Stranger
123
7161
Elvis Costello and The Attractions Man Out of Time
124
7355
Don Henley Dirty Laundry
125
7385
Culture Club Time (Clock of the Heart)
126
7486
Billy Joel Allentown
127
7509
Wham! Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)
128
7590
Judas Priest You've Got Another Thing Comin'
129
7674
Eurythmics Love Is a Stranger
130
7729
Jennifer Holliday And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
131
7805
Indochine L'aventurier
132
7896
The Gap Band You Dropped a Bomb on Me
133
8065
Frida I Know There's Something Going On
134
8113
Orchestra Baobab Coumba
135
8114
Tommy Tutone 867-5309/Jenny
136
8119
INXS Don't Change
137
8126
Richard and Linda Thompson Shoot Out the Lights
138
8158
Golden Earring Twilight Zone
139
8281
Yellowman Zungguzunggu- guzungguzeng
140
8315
Dazz Band Let It Whip
141
8386
The Gun Club Mother of Earth
142
8397
Peech Boys Don't Make Me Wait
143
8451
John Cougar Hurts So Good
144
8472
Phil Collins You Can't Hurry Love
145
8526
The Chameleons In Shreds
146
8662
Aretha Franklin Jump to It
147
8669
Carly Simon Why
148
8692
Donna Summer State of Independence
149
8746
U2 Trash, Trampoline and the Party Girl / Party Girl
150
8824
Bad Brains Banned in D.C.
151
8860
Man Parrish Hip Hop, Be Bop (Don't Stop)
152
9029
Fleetwood Mac Hold Me
153
9045
Juan Carlos Baglietto Mirta, de regreso
154
9083
Scorpions No One Like You
155
9101
ABC All of My Heart
156
9150
Barón Rojo Los rockeros van al infierno
157
9162
Odyssey Inside Out
158
9211
Icehouse Hey Little Girl
159
9236
Echo and the Bunnymen The Back of Love
160
9373
Pretenders My City Was Gone
161
9446
Heaven 17 Let Me Go!
162
9480
D Train You're the One for Me
163
9569
Split Enz Six Months in a Leaky Boat
164
9618
The Birthday Party Junkyard
165
9639
Alaska y Los Pegamoides Bailando
166
9725
Sun Ra Arkestra Nuclear War
167
9825
Danielle Messia De la main gauche
168
9846
The Nails 88 Lines About 44 Women

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
The Fall Hip Priest
Jean-Jacques Goldman Comme toi
Litto Nebbia Sólo se trata de vivir
Barón Rojo Resistiré
Paul McCartney Take It Away
Kid Creole and The Coconuts Stool Pigeon
The Kinks Come Dancing
Accept Fast as a Shark
Michael McDonald I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)
Pierre Bachelet Les Corons
Soft Cell Torch
Loredana Berté Non sono una signora
Dexys Midnight Runners Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder Ebony and Ivory
Peter Gabriel Wallflower
Marshall Crenshaw Someday, Someway
Jean-Jacques Goldman Quand la musique est bonne
Rockers Revenge Walking on Sunshine
Bad Brains Sailin' On
Talk Talk Talk Talk
Shalamar A Night to Remember
Eddy Grant I Don't Wanna Dance
Roxy Music Take a Chance with Me
Youssou N'Dour & Etoile de Dakar Ouadjour/Wadiour
Tears for Fears Pale Shelter
Billy Idol Hot in the City
Peter Schilling Major Tom (Völlig Losgelöst)/Major Tom (Coming Home)
Laura Branigan Gloria
The Motels Only the Lonely
The Sisters of Mercy Alice
Taco Puttin' on the Ritz
Supertramp It's Raining Again
Celeste Carballo Es la vida que me alcanza
Robert Plant Burning Down One Side
Serú Girán No llores por mi, Argentina
Cleaners From Venus Only a Shadow
Prince and The Revolution Delirious
Julien Clerc Femmes... Je vous aime
Spoons Nova Heart
Dexys Midnight Runners The Celtic Soul Brothers
Divinyls Science Fiction
Prefab Sprout Lions in My Own Garden
Peter Gabriel Lay Your Hands on Me
The Valentine Brothers Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
Radio Futura La estatua del jardín botánico
Berlin The Metro
Étienne Daho Le Grand sommeil
Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney The Girl is Mine
38 Special Caught Up in You
Crosby, Stills & Nash Southern Cross
Madonna Everybody
The Flirts Passion
Go-Go's Vacation
Joe Jackson Real Men
INXS The One Thing
Rush New World Man
John Holt Police in Helicopter
Minutemen If Reagan Played Disco
Francesco De Gregori La leva calcistica della classe '68
Kate Bush The Dreaming
Orchestra Baobab Utru horas
China Crisis Christian
Sheriff When I'm with You
XTC Ball and Chain
Whodini Magic's Wand
Captain Sensible Wot!
The Dream Syndicate Tell Me When It's Over
The System You Are in My System
The Gist Love at First Sight
Flash and the Pan Waiting for a Train
Eddy Mitchell Le Cimetičre des Eléphants
Charly García Inconsciente colectivo
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers You Got Lucky
The Mighty Diamonds Pass the Kouchie
The Associates Club Country
The Jam Carnation
Gipsy Kings Djobi, Djoba
The Cure The Hanging Garden
Peter Gabriel San Jacinto
The Wild Swans Revolutionary Spirit
Depeche Mode Leave in Silence
Billy Joel Goodnight Saigon
Joe Jackson Breaking Us in Two
Iron Maiden 22 Acacia Avenue
Marshall Crenshaw You're My Favorite Waste of Time
Philippe Lavil Il tape sur des bambous
The Southern Death Cult Fatman
Explainer Lorraine
The Stranglers Strange Little Girl
Alpha Blondy Brigadier Sabari (Opération Coup de Poing)
Berlin Sex (I'm a...)
Supertramp Don't Leave Me Now
The Dream Syndicate The Days of Wine and Roses
The Southern Death Cult Moya
Kate Bush Night of the Swallow
The Human League Mirror Man
Orchestra Makassy Mambo Bado
Descendents I'm Not a Loser
The Alan Parsons Project Silence and I
Kate Bush There Goes a Tenner
Mike Oldfield Five Miles Out
Rush Subdivisions
Shalamar I Can Make You Feel Good
Clannad Theme from Harry's Game
The Alan Parsons Project Old and Wise
Cold Chisel Forever Now
Rainbow Stone Cold
Night Ranger Don't Tell Me You Love Me