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Post by Pierre » Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:36 am

BobPatience wrote:Claude Barzotti's discography is a real mess.
E.g. Discogs wants us to believe his breakthrough single was Le Rital in 1981, while it seems to be an 1983 work.
On the topic of madame. It seems to be a 1975 song, re-released on a 1981 album (According to The Internet).
But the closest versions I could find are a 1979 compilation called 'madame' of '70s singles, and the 1982 album that's also on Spotify (Souvent Je Pense à Vous Madame), which I suspect is the actual '1981' studio album that the web is going on about.
So I guess Madama should be eligible in 1975, and in 1982 (as it was re-recorded for the album).

Not really relevant, but Spotify also lists an '1975' album 'aime-moi' which seems to be the 1979 single collection + a bonus song wit the title of his 1990 album. :?

I also found this monster of a website which lists a lot of hit works http://claudebarzotti.e-monsite.com/
And this list seems to go along with dates seems pretty comparable to Discogs' http://claudebarzotti.e-monsite.com/pag ... ution.html
The French Wikipedia declares that "Madame" was released a first time in 1975, and re-recorded in 1981 for the album from that year. "Le Rital" was from 1983, and is indeed his biggest hit here in francophone countries. I'm not a specialist, since I don't like Claude Barzotti and neither do French critics.

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Post by BobPatience » Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:41 am

Pierre wrote: The French Wikipedia declares that "Madame" was released a first time in 1975, and re-recorded in 1981 for the album from that year. "Le Rital" was from 1983, and is indeed his biggest hit here in francophone countries. I'm not a specialist, since I don't like Claude Barzotti and neither do French critics.
Yes I read that, I can, however, find no actual evidence of an album from 1981.
I can find the 1979 collection of singles.
And I can find the 1982 album (That was presumably recorded in 1981).

Wikipedia is a bad source anyway.
For example I can't find a 1981 album with the tracklist listed here (with no source): https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_(a ... _Barzotti)
While I can find that exact same tracklist on this 1983 album, which seems to be a 70s single collection (much like the aformentioned 1979 album)
https://www.discogs.com/Claude-Barzotti ... se/5394261
I can however find the 1982 album with the rerecorded madame:
https://www.discogs.com/Claude-Barzotti ... ter/815042

Not that it matters Lol.
I guess I'm just stuck here with useless Claude Barzotti knowledge now (although those two songs aren't half bad tbh)
And, of course, madame will be eligible in 1982

P.S. I do like the website with a gallery of all his records more artists should have that, but maybe not in that terrible early 2000s design (which does have it's charm).
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by fasbjd » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:52 pm

1. New Order - Senses
2. R.E.M. - Radio Free Europe
3. Soft Cell - Tainted Love
4. Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight
5. Gang of Four - What We All Want
6. Rush - Tom Sawyer
7. Stevie Nicks - Edge of Seventeen
9. Van Halen - Unchained
10. Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
11. Prince - Controversy
12. King Crimson - Discipline
13. Channel 3 - Manzanar
14. Blue Oyster Cult - Burnin' For You
15. Red Rider - Lunatic Fringe
16. X - Universal Corner
17. Greg Kihn Band - The Breakup Song
18. Mission of Burma - That's When I Reach For My Revolver
19. New Order - Ceremony
20. Anthony Davis - Wayang No. 2
21. The Police - Spirits In The Material World
22. Minor Threat - Minor Threat
23. Funkadelic - Funk Gets Stronger
24. Madness - It Must Be Love
25. Black Uhuru - General Penitentiary
26. Wipers - Youth of America
27. Grand Master Flash - The Adventures of Grand Master Flash on the Wheel of Steel
28. Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
29. Gil Scott-Heron - "B" Movie
30. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough
31. Afrika Bambaataa & The Jazzy 5 - Jazzy Sensation (Bronx Version)
32. Au Pairs - Headache fo Michelle
33. Kraftwerk - It's More Fun To Compute
34. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - A Woman In Love (It's Not Me)
35. U2 - October
36. Joe McPhee - Violets for Pia
37. The Sound - Silent Air
38. Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama
39. ZZ Top - Pearl Necklace
40. Fela Kuti - Coffin for Head of State

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by bonnielaurel » Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:53 pm

Moonbeam wrote:
bonnielaurel wrote: Top 50 Songs:
  1. Trio - Da Da Da
This one is listed as 1982 on AM.
bonnielaurel wrote: [*]Claude Barzotti - Madame
I can find two listings for "Madame", one from 1975 and another from 1983. Do you have a source for a 1981 version?
Thanks, I've replaced Trio and Claude Barzotti. The French Wikipedia says 1981 for Barzotti, but that's unreliable. His discography is a mess for real. It looks like Da Da Da was added as a bonus track in 1982 indeed.

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Post by carlos74 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:58 pm

Albums:

01 | The Cure | Faith
02 | Bobby Womack | The Poet
03 | The Rolling Stones | Tattoo You
04 | The Plimsouls | The Plimsouls
05 | Brian Eno and David Byrne | My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
06 | Luther Vandross | Never Too Much
07 | Smokey Robinson | Being with You
08 | Soft Cell | Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
09 | The Human League | Dare
10 | Buddy Guy | Stone Crazy!

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Post by StevieFan13 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:27 pm

Songs:
1 | The Specials | Ghost Town
2 | Laurie Anderson | O Superman
3 | Rick James | Super Freak
4 | The Go-Go's | Our Lips Are Sealed
5 | Phil Collins | In the Air Tonight
6 | Queen and David Bowie | Under Pressure
7 | Depeche Mode | Just Can't Get Enough
8 | Divinyls | Boys in Town
9 | The Passions | I'm in Love with a German Film Star
10 | Blam Blam Blam | Don't Fight It, Marsha, It's Bigger Than the Both of Us
11 | Stevie Nicks | Edge of Seventeen
12 | R.E.M. | Radio Free Europe
13 | Mission of Burma | That's When I Reach for My Revolver
14 | Kim Carnes | Bette Davis Eyes
15 | Joan Jett and the Blackhearts | I Love Rock and Roll
16 | Soft Cell | Tainted Love
17 | The Stranglers | Golden Brown
18 | The Human League | Don't You Want Me
19 | The J. Geils Band | Centerfold
20 | Stray Cats | Rock This Town
21 | Men at Work | Down Under
22 | Rush | Tom Sawyer
23 | Black Flag | Rise Above
24 | Lena Valaitis | Johnny Blue
25 | Kim Wilde | Kids in America
26 | Rick Springfield | Jessie's Girl
27 | Heaven 17 | (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thing
28 | Earth, Wind, and Fire | Let's Groove
29 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Spellbound
30 | The Clean | Tally Ho!
31 | Madness | It Must Be Love
32 | Rush | YYZ
33 | Carl Carlton | She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked}
34 | The Reels | Quasimodo's Dream
35 | Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five | The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel
36 | Hall and Oates | I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
37 | Pigbag | Papa's Got a Brand New Pigbag
38 | The Human League | Love Action (I Believe in Love)
39 | Luther Vandross | Never Too Much
40 | Raydio | A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
41 | Tom Tom Club | Genius of Love
42 | Grace Jones | Pull Up to the Bumper
43 | Psychedelic Furs | Pretty in Pink

Albums:
1 | Go-Go's | Beauty and the Beat
2 | Black Flag | Damaged
3 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Juju
4 | Elvis Costello and the Attractions | Trust
5 | Rush | Moving Pictures
6 | X | Wild Gift
7 | Soft Cell | Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
8 | Gang of Four | Solid Gold
9 | The Cure | Faith
10 | Grace Jones | Nightclubbing
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Moonbeam » Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:56 pm

fasbjd wrote: 7. Stevie Nicks - Edge of Seventeen
9. Van Halen - Unchained
Is there a #8 song that you didn't list?
fasbjd wrote: 25. Black Uhuru - General Penitentiary
This one is from 1979.

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Post by Dexter » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:32 am

Songs:
1 | R.E.M. | Radio Free Europe
2 | Rick James | Super Freak
3 | Joan Jett and the Blackhearts | I Love Rock 'n' Roll
4 | The Specials | Ghost Town
5 | The Human League | Don't You Want Me
6 | The Go-Go's | Our Lips Are Sealed
7 | The Rolling Stones | Start Me Up
8 | Paolo Conte | Via con me
9 | Black Flag | Rise Above
10 | Rush | Tom Sawyer
11 | Phil Collins | In the Air Tonight
12 | Journey | Don't Stop Believin'
13 | Soft Cell | Tainted Love
14 | Queen & David Bowie | Under Pressure
15 | Mission of Burma | That's When I Reach for My Revolver
16 | Tom Tom Club | Genius of Love
17 | Depeche Mode | Just Can't Get Enough
18 | Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five | The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel
19 | Laurie Anderson | O Superman (For Massenet)
20 | Daryl Hall & John Oates | I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
21 | The Psychedelic Furs | Pretty in Pink
22 | New Order | Ceremony
23 | The Stranglers | Golden Brown
24 | Stevie Nicks | Edge of Seventeen (Just Like the White Winged Dove)
25 | Japan | Ghosts
26 | Taana Gardner | Heartbeat
27 | Men at Work | Down Under
28 | Luther Vandross | Never Too Much
29 | The Gun Club | Sex Beat
30 | Squeeze | Tempted
31 | Minor Threat | Straight Edge
32 | Adam and the Ants | Stand and Deliver
33 | Flipper | Sex Bomb
34 | Gang of Four | To Hell with Poverty!
35 | Stray Cats | Stray Cat Strut
36 | Smokey Robinson | Being with You
37 | The Birthday Party | Release the Bats
38 | The Plimsouls | A Million Miles Away
39 | Black Flag | TV Party
40 | Romeo Void | Never Say Never
41 | Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers | Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
42 | Men at Work | Who Can It Be Now?
43 | Stray Cats | Rock This Town
44 | Roseanne Cash | Seven Year Ache
45 | Mötley Crüe | Live Wire
46 | Dead Kennedys | Too Drunk to F**k
47 | Brian Eno & David Byrne | America Is Waiting
48 | The Pointer Sisters | Slow Hand
49 | Vangelis | Chariots of Fire
50 | Odyssey | Going Back to My Roots
51 | Billy Squier | The Stroke
52 | Fela Kuti | Original Sufferhead
53 | Rita Marley | One Draw
54 | Black Uhuru | Sponji Reggae
55 | The Blasters | Marie Marie
56 | Lindsey Buckingham | Trouble
57 | Camarón de la Isla | Como el agua
58 | Alice | Per Elisa
59 | Grace Jones | Pull Up to the Bumper
60 | Duran Duran | Girls on Film
61 | Yoko Ono | Walking on Thin Ice
62 | Kim Carnes | Bette Davis Eyes
63 | AC/DC | For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
64 | The Police | Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
65 | The J. Geils Band | Centerfold
66 | The Rolling Stones | Waiting on a Friend
67 | Madness | It Must Be Love
68 | Loverboy | Working for the Weekend
69 | Earth, Wind & Fire | Let's Groove
70 | Foreigner | Waiting for a Girl Like You
71 | Pretenders | Message of Love
72 | Daryl Hall & John Oates | Private Eyes
73 | The Cars | Shake It Up
74 | Foreigner | Urgent
75 | George Harrison | All Those Years Ago
76 | Def Leppard | Bringin' on the Heartbreak
77 | The Police | Spirits in the Material World
78 | Foreigner | Juke Box Hero
79 | Kool & the Gang | Get Down on It
80 | Iron Maiden | Wrathchild
81 | Christopher Cross | Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
82 | Rick Springfield | Jessie's Girl
83 | Genesis | Abacab
84 | Rush | Limelight
85 | Ozzy Osbourne | Flying High Again
86 | Sheena Easton | For Your Eyes Only
87 | Rick James | Give It to Me Baby
88 | Van Halen | Unchained
89 | The Church | The Unguarded Moment
90 | Echo and the Bunnymen | A Promise
91 | Rush | Red Barchetta
92 | Olivia Newton-John | Physical
93 | Cabaret Voltaire | Landslide
94 | Merle Haggard | Big City
95 | Pat Metheny Group | Are You Going with Me?
96 | Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers | The Waiting
97 | The Human League | Love Action (I Believe in Love)
98 | ABBA | One of Us
99 | James Taylor with J.D. Souther | Her Town Too
100 | Rod Stewart | Young Turks

Albums:
1 | Rush | Moving Pictures
2 | Black Flag | Damaged
3 | The Human League | Dare!
4 | Phil Collins | Face Value
5 | Brian Eno & David Byrne | My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
6 | Elvis Costello & the Attractions | Trust
7 | Rick James | Street Songs
8 | Squeeze | East Side Story
9 | X | Wild Gift
10 | Luther Vandross | Never Too Much
11 | Journey | Escape
12 | Foreigner | 4
13 | Stevie Nicks | Bella Donna
14 | Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers | Hard Promises
15 | Ozzy Osbourne | Diary of a Madman

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Moonbeam » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:44 am

Dexter wrote:Songs:
95 | Pat Metheny Group | Are You Going with Me?
This one appears to be from 1982. Care to replace it?

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Post by fasbjd » Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:02 am

Moonbeam wrote:
fasbjd wrote: 7. Stevie Nicks - Edge of Seventeen
9. Van Halen - Unchained
Is there a #8 song that you didn't list?
fasbjd wrote: 25. Black Uhuru - General Penitentiary
This one is from 1979.
It appears that I have issues with counting to 10 as well as inaccurate metadata on my songs!

39. I’ll stick with Black Uhuru, this time Puff She Puff
40. Paul Dresher - Liquid and Stellar Music

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Post by Dexter » Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:48 am

Moonbeam wrote:
Dexter wrote:Songs:
95 | Pat Metheny Group | Are You Going with Me?
This one appears to be from 1982. Care to replace it?
Move up the songs below and add Triumph's "Fight the Good Fight" at #100. Thanks!

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Post by bonnielaurel » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:23 am

fasbjd wrote: It appears that I have issues with counting to 10 as well as inaccurate metadata on my songs!
There's a way to number your items automatically. Use "List=1" and [*] in front of every item, the way I did it on the previous page. That way you can also edit your lists without having to renumber everything.

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Post by Jirin » Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:11 pm

Moonbeam wrote:
Jirin wrote: 8. U2 - Boy
This one is from 1980. Do you mean October?
No, I just have it as 1981 in my records. US release was in 1981, didn’t realize AM had it by an earlier UK release. You can just remove it. Hope it wouldn’t have affected 1980 results.

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Post by Father2TheMan » Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:29 pm

Here's my preliminary song list. Any additional edits will land at the end because they'll be new discoveries from others' lists and my own extra 1981 sampling.

1 | Rush | Tom Sawyer
2 | Billy Squier | The Stroke
3 | Loverboy | Working For The Weekend
4 | Prince | Controversy
5 | The Rolling Stones | Start Me Up
6 | Joan Jett and the Blackhearts | I Love Rock N Roll
7 | Soft Cell | Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go?
8 | Rick James | Give It To Me, Baby
9 | Journey | Don't Stop Believin'
10 | Squeeze | Tempted
11 | Rick James | Super Freak
12 | ELO | Hold On Tight
13 | Stray Cats | Rock This Town
14 | Foreigner | Juke Box Hero
15 | The Human League | Don't You Want Me?
16 | Phil Collins | In the Air Tonight
17 | Roseanne Cash | Seven Year Ache
18 | Smokey Robinson | Being With You
19 | Dan Fogelberg | Leader of the Band
20 | Rush | Limelight
21 | Depeche Mode | Just Can't Get Enough
22 | The Go-Gos | We Got The Beat
23 | Marty Balin | Hearts
24 | Stevie Nicks | Edge of Seventeen (Just Like the White Winged Dove)
25 | Rick Springfield | Jessie's Girl
26 | Men at Work | Who Can It Be Now?
27 | Hall and Oates | I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
28 | Ronnie Milsap | (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
29 | Daniel Amos | Walls of Doubt
30 | The Cars | Shake It Up
31 | Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks | Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
32 | ABBA | Lay All Your Love on Me
33 | James Taylor | Her Town Too
34 | J. Geils Band | Centerfold
35 | Bob Dylan | Every Grain of Sand
36 | Journey | Who's Crying Now?
36 | Greg Kihn Band | The Breakup Song
37 | James Taylor | Her Town Too
38 | Daniel Amos | Walls of Doubt
39 | Diesel | Sausalito Summernight
40 | Kim Wilde | Kids in America
41 | Styx | Too Much Time on My Hands
42 | Stray Cats | Stray Cat Strut
43 | The Clash | This is Radio Clash
44 | ABBA | The Winner Takes it All
45 | Queen | Under Pressure
46 | Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five - The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel
47 | Joan Jett | Crimson and Clover
48 | Kim Carnes | Bette Davis Eyes
49 | Diana Ross and Lionel Richie |Endless Love
50 | Daryl Hall and John Oates | Private Eyes
51 | Daniel Amos | Through the Speakers
52 | Barry Manilow | The Old Songs
53 | Foreigner | Waiting For a Girl Like You
54 | Juice Newton | Queen of Hearts
55 | Mark Heard | Stop the Dominoes
56 | The Pointer Sisters | Slow Hand
57 | Christopher Cross | Arthur's Theme (Best that You Can Do)
58 | Commodores | Lady (You Bring Me Up)
59 | The Go-Go’s | Our Lips Are Sealed
60 | Soft Cell | Entertain Me
61 | Barry Gibb and Barbra Streisand | Guilty
62 | Sonseed | Jesus is a Friend of Mine
63 | The Police | Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
64 | Daryl Hall and John Oates | Kiss On My List
65 | Rod Stewart | Young Turks
66 | The Who | You Better You Bet
67 | Carl Carlton | She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)
68 | AC/DC | For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)
69 | Romeo Void | Never Say Never
70 | Grace Jones | Pull Up to the Bumper
71 | Mark Heard | I'm in Chains
72 | Olivia Newton-John | Physical
73 | Donnie Iris | Love Is Like a Rock
74 | The Blasters | I'm Shakin'
75 | Resurrection Band | Alienated
76 | Journey | Open Arms
77 | Tom Tom Club | Genius of Love
78 | Soft Cell | Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
79 | Sweet Comfort Band | Isabel
80 | Rick Springfield | I've Done Everything for You
81 | Earth, Wind & Fire | Let's Groove
82 | Kim Wilde | Cambodia (Parts 1 & 2)
83 | Lindsey Buckingham | Trouble
84 | Franke and the Knockouts | Sweetheart
85 | Billy Idol | Dancing with Myself
86 | Blasters | American Music
87 | Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers | The Waiting
88 | ELO | Here Is the News
89 | Daniel Amos | Faces to the Window
90 | Kool and the Gang | Get Down On It
91 | The Cars | Since You're Gone
92 | Gary U.S. Bonds | This Little Girl
93 | Chilliwack | My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone)
94 | Liberation Suite | How Do I Get to You?
95 | The Police | Spirits In the Material World
96 | Oak Ridge Boys | Elvira
97 | Blue Öyster Cult | Burnin' For You
98 | Eddie Rabbitt | Step by Step
99 | Rush | Red Barchetta
100 | George Benson | Turn Your Love Around
101 | Daniel Amos | Central Theme
102 | Mission of Burma | That's When I Reach For My Revolver
103 | Barry Manilow | Somewhere Down the Road
104 | Eric Clapton | I Can't Stand It
105 | Mark Heard | Call Me the Fool
106 | Def Leppard | Bringing on the Heartbreak
107 | Resurrection Band | Mommy Don't Love Daddy Anymore
108 | Sweet Comfort Band | Just Like Me
109 | The Moody Blues | Gemini Dream
110 | Genesis | No Reply At All
111 | ELO | The Way Life's Meant to Be
112 | Sweet Comfort Band | You Can Make It
113 | Vangelis | Chariots of Fire
114 | Madness | It Must Be Love
115 | Resurrection Band | Can't Get You Out of My Mind
116 | Billy Joel | Prelude/Angry Young Man
117 | The Rolling Stones | Waiting on a Friend
118 | Juice Newton | The Sweetest Thing
119 | .38 Special | Hold on Loosely
120 | Skyy | Call Me
121 | Champaign | How ‘Bout Us
122 | The Stranglers | Golden Brown
123 | Barbra Streisand | Memory
124 | ABBA | Slipping Through My Fingers
125 | Prince | Gotta Stop (Messin' About)
126 | Juice Newton Angel Of The Morning
127 | Lime | Your Love
128 | Billy Joel | Say Goodbye to Hollywood
129 | The Go-Go's | Lust to Love
130 | Ray Parker Jr. | A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
131 | Billy Squier | My Kinda Lover
132 | The Blasters | Marie, Marie
133 | Styx | The Best of Times
133 | George Harrison | All Those Years Ago
134 | ELO | Prologue/Twilight
135 | Liberation Suite | Heal the Brokenhearted
136 | Black Flag Rise Above
137 | Santana | Winning
138 | Soft Cell | Sex Dwarf
139 | Alabama | Love in the First Degree
140 | Billy Squier | In the Dark
141 | ABBA | Should I Laugh or Cry?
142 | Balance | Breaking Away
143 | Men at Work | People Just Love to Play with Words
144 | Phil Collins | I Missed Again
145 | Paul Clark | Tell Them All
146 | Dan Fogelberg | Hard to Say
147 | Stevie Nicks | After the Glitter Fades
148 | Andrus, Blackwood and Co. | The Captain and Me
149 | Al Green | By My Side
150 | Randy Meisner | Heart's on Fire
151 | Resurrection Band | The Crossing
152 | Resurrection Band | Can't Do It On My Own
153 | Australian Crawl | Things Don't Seem
154 | Black Flag | TV Party
155 | Luther Vandross | Never Too Much
156 | Benny Hester | No Man's Land
157 | 2nd Chapter of Acts | Don't Understand It
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Moonbeam » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:13 pm

I've done a bit of thinking about eligibility, and I think I'll be more lenient with albums and songs listed that aren't from their release year according to AM/Discogs/RYM. The main purpose of these polls is to celebrate songs and albums of the 1980s, and I don't like thinking of songs and albums missing out on a bit of the celebration if a member has the wrong year.

So I'm going to restore votes in this topic for songs and albums from other years, as long as they were released in the 1980s (so any 70s output will be excluded).

Because the wildcard formula is a bit different this year, I'll have to adjust it. To extend it for items listed in multiple years, the new wild card point system will be given by

(Total points in yearly polls)/(number of unique users who submitted ballots across the years that album/song received votes)

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Post by andyd1010 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:45 pm

Moonbeam wrote:I've done a bit of thinking about eligibility, and I think I'll be more lenient with albums and songs listed that aren't from their release year according to AM/Discogs/RYM. The main purpose of these polls is to celebrate songs and albums of the 1980s, and I don't like thinking of songs and albums missing out on a bit of the celebration if a member has the wrong year.

So I'm going to restore votes in this topic for songs and albums from other years, as long as they were released in the 1980s (so any 70s output will be excluded).

Because the wildcard formula is a bit different this year, I'll have to adjust it. To extend it for items listed in multiple years, the new wild card point system will be given by

(Total points in yearly polls)/(number of unique users who submitted ballots across the years that album/song received votes)
Sounds like a good solution. Thanks, Moonbeam!

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Post by Dexter » Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:11 am

I don't mind. You're doing an excellent job as it is Moonbeam.

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Post by diezcielos » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:50 am

ALBUMS
1 | Creative Arts Ensemble | One Step Out
2 | Logg | Logg
3 | Prince | Controversy
4 | John Fahey | Live in Tasmania
5 | ESG | ESG
6 | The Durutti Column | LC
7 | Dick Gaughan | Handful of Earth
8 | Yōran | Montparnasse
9 | Eek-a-Mouse | Wa-Do-Dem
10 | Inner Life | Inner Life
11 | Keith Hudson | Playing It Cool & Playing It Right
12 | Derek Bailey | Aida
13 | Wayne Jarrett | Showcase Vol 1
14 | Oby Onyioha | I Want to Feel Your Love
15 | Jennifer Lara | Studio One Presents Jennifer Lara

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by fasbjd » Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:37 am

bonnielaurel wrote:
fasbjd wrote: It appears that I have issues with counting to 10 as well as inaccurate metadata on my songs!
There's a way to number your items automatically. Use "List=1" and [*] in front of every item, the way I did it on the previous page. That way you can also edit your lists without having to renumber everything.
That sounds good. I’ll have to remember that next time. Now, if there was an easy fix for the metadata!

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Akhenaten » Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:57 am

Songs:

1 | Soft Cell | Tainted Love
2 | Queen & David Bowie | Under Pressure
3 | Adam & The Ants | Stand & Deliver
4 | Landscape | Einstein A Go Go
5 | Tenpole Tudor | Swords Of A Thousand Men
6 | Fun Boy Three | The Lunatics (Have Taken Over The Asylum)
7 | Joan Jett & The Blackhearts | I Love Rock N' Roll
8 | Squeeze | Tempted
9 | The Specials | Ghost Town
10 | The Human League | Love Action (I Believe In Love)
11 | Kirsty MacColl | There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis
12 | The Go-Go's | Our Lips Are Sealed
13 | Kate Bush | Sat In Your Lap
14 | Kim Wilde | Kids In America
15 | Depeche Mode | Just Can't Get Enough
16 | The Psychedelic Furs | Pretty In Pink
17 | Heaven 17 | (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
18 | Kim Wilde | Chequered Love
19 | The Stranglers | Golden Brown
20 | The Passions | I'm In Love With A German Film Star
21 | Teardrop Explodes | Reward
22 | The Human League | The Sound Of The Crowd
23 | Toyah | I Want To Be Free
24 | Kim Wilde | Cambodia
25 | ABBA | Head Over Heels
26 | George Harrison | All Those Years Ago
27 | The Jam | Absolute Beginners
28 | The Human League | Don't You Want Me
29 | The Specials | Friday Night, Saturday Morning
30 | Madness | It Must Be Love
31 | Godley & Creme | Under Your Thumb
32 | Teardrop Explodes | Passionate Friend
33 | Altered Images | I Could Be Happy
34 | Adam & The Ants | Prince Charming
35 | Madness | Grey Day
36 | Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Watch Your Step
37 | Tenpole Tudor | Wunderbar
38 | Teardrop Explodes | The Great Dominions
39 | Soft Cell | Bedsitter
40 | ABBA | One Of Us
41 | Madness | Shut Up
42 | Kim Wilde | Water On Glass
43 | Soft Cell | Say Hello Wave Goodbye
44 | Shakin' Stevens | Green Door
45 | Spandau Ballet | Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)
46 | Altered Images | Happy Birthday
47 | The Jam | Funeral Pyre
48 | Simple Minds | Love Song
49 | Ian Dury & The Blockheads | Spasticus Autisticus
50 | Squeeze | Labelled With Love
51 | Motörhead | Jailbait
52 | Prince | Controversy
53 | The Police | Spirits Of The Material World
54 | Bush Tetras | You Can't Be Funky
55 | Ultravox | All Stood Still
56 | Toni Basil | Mickey
57 | Meat Loaf | Dead Ringer For Love
58 | Toyah | It's A Mystery
59 | Boomtown Rats | The Elephant's Graveyard
60 | The Police | Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
61 | Siouxsie & The Banshees | Spellbound
62 | Madness | Cardiac Arrest
63 | Motörhead & Girlschool | Please Don't Touch
64 | Kool & The Gang | Get Down On It
65 | Bow Wow Wow | Go Wild In The Country
66 | Depeche Mode | Dreaming Of Me
67 | Echo And The Bunnymen | A Promise
68 | Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Good Year For The Roses
69 | Kraftwerk | Computer Love
70 | Billy Joel | Pressure
71 | AC/DC | For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)
72 | Dexy's Midnight Runners | Plan B
73 | Aneka | Japanese Boy
74 | Godley & Creme | Wedding Bells
75 | The Human League | Open Your Heart
76 | The Police | Invisible Sun
77 | Echo And The Bunnymen | Over The Wall
78 | The Go-Go's | Automatic
79 | Bad Manners | Can Can
80 | Toyah | Good Morning Universe
81 | Depeche Mode | New Life
82 | Laurie Anderson | O Superman
83 | Roxy Music | Jealous Guy
84 | Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark | Joan Of Arc
85 | Tenpole Tudor | Throwing My Baby Out With The Bathwater
86 | Bucks Fizz | The Land Of Make Believe
87 | Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark | Maid Of Orleans
88 | Toyah | Thunder In The Mountains
89 | Grandmaster Flash | The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel
90 | Kim Carnes | Betty Davis Eyes
91 | Men At Work | Down Under
92 | Sister Sledge | All American Girls
93 | Grace Jones | Pull Up To The Bumper
94 | Duran Duran | Planet Earth
95 | Bucks Fizz | Making Your Mind Up
96 | The Undertones | Julie Ocean
97 | Shakin' Stevens | You Drive Me Crazy
98 | Luther Vandross | Never Too Much
99 | Echo And The Bunnymen | The Disease
100 | Tom Tom Club | Genius Of Love
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Father2TheMan » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:12 pm

Moonbeam,
Recent lists reminded me of a couple I forgot to include. Would you be able to make the following additions/changes to my list, please?:

Add:
100 | Diana Ross | Upside Down

Move the current #100 (Turn Your Love Around) through #141 (Love in the First Degree) down 1 spot. (I also notice I had mistakenly listed TWO at #133. Styx will become #134 and George Harrison #135.)

Add:
142 | The Plimsouls | A Million Miles Away

Change Billy Squier "In the Dark" to #143 and every tune from then on moves down a spot.

If it's easier, I can repost the new re-numbered list.

Thanks
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Moonbeam » Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:42 pm

Father2TheMan wrote:Moonbeam,
Recent lists reminded me of a couple I forgot to include. Would you be able to make the following additions/changes to my list, please?:

Add:
100 | Diana Ross | Upside Down

Move the current #100 (Turn Your Love Around) through #141 (Love in the First Degree) down 1 spot. (I also notice I had mistakenly listed TWO at #133. Styx will become #134 and George Harrison #135.)

Add:
142 | The Plimsouls | A Million Miles Away

Change Billy Squier "In the Dark" to #143 and every tune from then on moves down a spot.

If it's easier, I can repost the new re-numbered list.

Thanks
Happy to add The Plimsouls, but you already voted for "Upside Down" in the 1980 poll. Do you mean another song?

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by slick » Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:27 pm

Top 10 Albums of 1981:

1. The Cure -- Faith
2. Rush -- Moving Pictures
3. Journey -- Escape
4. The Police -- Ghost In the machine
5. Go-Go's -- Beauty and the Beat
6. New Order -- Movement
7. Prince -- Controversy
8. Def Leppard -- High .N Dry
9. Men At Work -- Business As usual
10. Motley Crue -- Too Fast For Love

Top 49 Songs:

1. R.E.M. – Radio Free Europe
2. Mission of Burma – That’s When I Reach for my Revolver
3. Phil Collins – In the Air Tonight
4. The Cure – Charlotte Sometimes
5. Queen & David Bowie – Under Pressure
6. The Plimsouls – A Million Miles Away
7. Hall & Oates – I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)
8. Def Leppard – Bringin’ on the Heartbreak
9. Soft Cell – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
10. Earth, Wind & Fire – Let’s Groove
11. Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
12. Madness – It Must Be Love
13. Rush – Tom Sawyer
14. Split Enz – History Never Repeats
15. Van Halen – Unchained

16. Joy Division – Dead Souls
17. Rush – Limelight
18. The Police – Spirits in the Material World
19. Journey – Stone in Love
20. Prince – Controversy
21. The Cars – Shake It Up
22. Squeeze – Tempted
23. The Replacements – Takin’ A Ride
24. The Police – Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
25. The Go-Go’s – Our Lips Are Sealed
26. Men at Work – Down Under
27. The Tubes – Talk to Ya Later
28. New Order -- Procession
29. Rick Springfield – Jessie’s Girl
30. The Commodores – Lady (You Bring Me Up)
31. AC/DC – For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
32. Journey – Mother, Father
33. Genesis -- Abacab
34. Rush – Red Barchetta
35. Ultravox – The Voice
36. Judas Priest – Heading out to the Highway
37. The Human League – Don’t You Want Me
38. The Church – the Unguarded Moment
39. Lindsey Buckingham -- Trouble
40. J. Geils Band – Centerfold
41. Duran Duran – Girls on Film
42. Motley Crue – Too Fast for Love
43. Kool & the Gang – Get Down on It
44. Psychedelic Furs – All of this & Nothing
45. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – I Love Rock ‘N Roll
46. Hall & Oates – Private Eyes
47. Stevie Nicks – Edge of Seventeen
48. Elvis Costello – From a Whisper to a Scream
49. Soft Cell – Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go

TOP 5 Hidden Gems:

1. D-Train -- You're The One For Me
2. The Plimsouls -- Now
3. B.B. King -- There Must Be Better World
4. Riot -- Swords and Tequila
5. Ph. D -- Little Suzi's On The Up

Top 5 Guilty Pleasures:

1. Olivie Newton-John -- Physical
2. Air Supply -- The One That I Love
3. Bertie Higgins -- Key Largo
4. Loverboy -- Take Me To The Top
5. Styx -- Too Much Time On My Hands
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Father2TheMan » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:28 pm

Moonbeam wrote:
Father2TheMan wrote:Moonbeam,
Recent lists reminded me of a couple I forgot to include. Would you be able to make the following additions/changes to my list, please?:

Add:
100 | Diana Ross | Upside Down

Move the current #100 (Turn Your Love Around) through #141 (Love in the First Degree) down 1 spot. (I also notice I had mistakenly listed TWO at #133. Styx will become #134 and George Harrison #135.)

Add:
142 | The Plimsouls | A Million Miles Away

Change Billy Squier "In the Dark" to #143 and every tune from then on moves down a spot.

If it's easier, I can repost the new re-numbered list.

Thanks
Happy to add The Plimsouls, but you already voted for "Upside Down" in the 1980 poll. Do you mean another song?
Oops. In that case, can we make #100?:
100 | Bertie Higgins | Key Largo
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Neil » Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:01 pm

Songs

1. Human League / Don't You Want Me
2. Soft Cell / Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go?
3. Psychedelic Furs / Pretty In Pink
4. Tom Tom Club / Genius Of Love
5. Daryl Hall & John Oates / I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
6. Queen & David Bowie / Under Pressure
7. Pat Benatar / Fire & Ice
8. Haircut 100 / Love Plus One
9. Roseanne Cash / Seven Year Ache
10. Kim Carnes / Bette Davis Eyes
11. Men At Work / Down Under
12. Stevie Nicks / After the Glitter Fades
13. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts / I Love Rock N Roll
14. Specials / Ghost Town
15. Go Go's / Our Lips are Sealed

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Moonbeam » Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:00 pm

slick wrote: 48. Rock Steady Crew – Hey You Rock Steady Crew
This one seems to be from 1983. Do you have a source for 1981?

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by slick » Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:38 pm

Moonbeam wrote:
slick wrote: 48. Rock Steady Crew – Hey You Rock Steady Crew
This one seems to be from 1983. Do you have a source for 1981?
1983 is right, somehow I ended up putting it on the wrong list.

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by CupOfDreams » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:04 pm

Not nearly as strong as 1980, but still lots of stuff to like.

1981 Albums

1981 Albums

1) Siouxsie and the Banshees - Juju
2) This Heat - Deceit
3) Wipers - Youth of America
4) Joy Division - Still
5) The Gun Club - Fire Of Love
6) The Cure - Faith
7) Brian Eno & David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts
8) The Clean - Boodle Boodle Boodle
9) Black Uhuru - Red
10) Grauzone - Grauzone
11) Rip Rig + Panic - God
12) Gang Of Four - Solid Gold
13) The Undertones - Positive Touch
14) Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk
15) Black Flag - Damaged
16) Bauhaus - Mask
17) The Church - Of Skins and Heart
18) Echo and the Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here
19) Robyn Hitchcock - Black Snake Diamond Role
20) Mission of Burma - Signals, Calls and Marches
21) Minutemen - The Punch Line
22) Tuxedomoon - Desire
23) The Raincoats - Odyshape
24) The Replacements - Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash
25) The Durutti Column - LC
26) New Order - Movement
27) The Stranglers - La Folie
28) The Fall - Slates
29) The Flesh Eaters - A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die
30) The Sound - From The Lion's Mouth
31) Squeeze - East Side Story
32) Gordons - The Gordons
33) John Foxx - The Garden
34) African Head Charge - My Life In A Hole In The Ground
35) Minor Threat - Minor Threat
36) Killing Joke - What's This For...?
37) Au Pairs - Playing With A Different Sex
38) Roky Erickson - The Evil One
39) A Certain Ratio - To Each
40) Polyrock - Changing Hearts
41) X - Wild Gift
42) Wall Of Voodoo - Dark Continent
43) Bill Nelson - Quit Dreaming (And Get On The Beam)
44) The Lounge Lizards - The Lounge Lizards
45) Japan - Tin Drum
46) Kraftwerk - Computer World
47) Allez Allez - African Queen
48) Suburban Lawns - Suburban Lawns
49) Section 25 - Always Now
50) Fad Gadget - Incontinent
51) Girls At Our Best! - Pleasure
52) Soft Cell - Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
53) Dave Edmunds - Twangin'
54) Roedelius - Lustwandel
55) Peter Hammill - Sitting Targets
56) Romeo Void - It's A Condition
57) Gil Scott-Heron - Reflections
58) Simple Minds - Sons and Fascination
59) Josef K - The Only Fun In Town
60) Agent Orange - Living In Darkness
61) Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Hard Promises
62) Tav Falco's Panther Burns - Behind The Magnolia Curtain
63) Eyeless In Gaza - Photographs As Memories
64) Einstürzende Neubauten - Kollaps
65) Devo - New Traditionalists
66) Second Layer - World Of Rubber
67) Bill Evans - You Must Believe In Spring
68) The Go-Go's - Beauty and the Beat
69) The Cramps - Psychedelic Jungle
70) Prince - Controversy
71) The dB's - Stands For Decibels
72) Roedelius - Wenn der Südwind weht
73) Pretenders - II
74) The Residents - Mark Of The Mole
75) Modern Eon - Fiction Tales
76) The Cars - Shake It Up
77) Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Trust
78) Rolling Stones - Tattoo You
79) Penguin Cafe Orchestra - Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Edited as I forgot a couple of albums.

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Brad » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:41 pm

Favorite Songs of 1981:

1. The Gun Club | She's Like Heroin To Me (AT #101)
2. The Gun Club | Sex Beat (AT #223)
3. Husker Du | Data Control (AT #259)
4. R.E.M. | Sitting Still (AT #311)
5. The Gun Club | For The Love Of Ivy (AT #439)
6. Saccharine Trust | A Human Certainty (AT #463)
7. R.E.M. | Radio Free Europe (AT #481)
8. The Clean | Tally Ho! (AT #532)
9. The Gun Club | Ghost On The Highway (AT #539)
10. The Clean | Anything Could Happen (AT #585)
11. The Jam | Funeral Pyre (AT #642)
12. The Gun Club | Fire Spirit (AT #699)
13. The Stick Men | Mystery Party (AT #789)
14. Black Flag | Depression (AT #815)
15. The Jam | Tales From The Riverbank (AT #830)
16. The Replacements | I'm In Trouble (AT #904)
17. Minor Threat | Filler (AT #946)
18. Rush | Limelight (AT #1062)
19. Minor Threat | Minor Threat (AT #1068)
20. X | Once Over Twice (AT #1126)
21. Dead Kennedys | We've Got A Bigger Problem Now (AT #1153)
22. Minor Threat | Straight Edge (AT #1219)
23. The Replacements | Takin' A Ride (AT #1227)
24. Rush | Tom Sawyer (AT #1252)
25. The Gun Club | Goodbye Johnny (AT #1351)

Albums later...

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Dan » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:59 pm

I wish I could like post-punk as much as the critics and many of you here on the forum do. With the exception of a few songs by Joy Division, it's a style that just doesn't click with me. Fortunately there are other genres that blow my hair into a glorious 1981 hairstyle, especially pop and synthpop.

Albums
1 | Kraftwerk | Computerwelt
2 | Electric Light Orchestra | Time
3 | ABBA | The Visitors
4 | Prince | Controversy
5 | Greg Brown | The Iowa Waltz
6 | Théo Blaise Kounkou | Zenaba
7 | The Rolling Stones | Tattoo You
8 | Rick James | Street Songs
9 | Dick Gaughan | Handful of Earth
10 | Grace Jones | Nightclubbing

Songs
1 | Soft Cell | Tainted Love
2 | The Human League | Don't You Want Me
3 | Secret Service | Flash in the Night
4 | Electric Light Orchestra | Hold On Tight
5 | Queen and David Bowie | Under Pressure
6 | Kim Carnes | Bette Davis Eyes
7 | Kim Wilde | Cambodia
8 | The Stranglers | Golden Brown
9 | The Rolling Stones | Start Me Up
10 | Depeche Mode | Just Can't Get Enough
11 | Paolo Conte | Via con me
12 | Madness | It Must Be Love
13 | Kraftwerk | Computer Love
14 | The Specials | Ghost Town
15 | ABBA | Like an Angel Passing through My Room
16 | Rick James | Super Freak
17 | Pigbag | Papa's Got a Brand New Pigbag
18 | Eurythmics | Take Me to Your Heart
19 | Duran Duran | Planet Earth
20 | Kim Wilde | Kids in America
21 | R.E.M. | Radio Free Europe
22 | Prince | Controversy
23 | Toni Basil | Mickey
24 | Rick James | Give It to Me Baby
25 | The Pointer Sisters | Slow Hand
26 | Mike Cross | Elma Turl
27 | Kraftwerk | Computer World 2
28 | Mohamed Mounir | El Leila Ya Samra
29 | Depeche Mode | New Life
30 | Men at Work | Down Under
31 | Camaron De La Isla | Como El Agua
32 | Renaud | Manu
33 | Daryl Hall & John Oates | I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
34 | Joan Jett & The Blackhearts | I Love Rock 'n' Roll
35 | The Police | Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
36 | Grace Jones | Pull Up to the Bumper
37 | Greg Brown | My Home in the Sky
38 | ABBA | One of Us
39 | Adolphson & Falk | Blinkar blå
40 | Chico Buarque | Tanto Amar

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by CupOfDreams » Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:18 am

1981 Top Songs

1) R.E.M. - Radio Free Europe
2) The Gun Club - Sex Beat
3) Siouxsie and the Banshees - Night Shift
4) Siouxsie and the Banshees - Spellbound
5) Mission of Burma - That's When I Reach For My Revolver
6) Joy Division - The Sound of Music
7) The Cure - Primary
8) New Order - Ceremony
9) Black Flag - Rise Above
10) The Cure - Charlotte Sometimes
11) The Stranglers - Golden Brown
12) Bauhaus - Mask
13) Joy Division - The Only Mistake
14) John Foxx - The Garden
15) The Plimsouls - A Million Miles Away
16) The Clean - Point That Thing
17) The Gun Club - She's Like Heroin To Me
18) Siouxsie and the Banshees - Sin In My Heart
19) Adam & the Ants - Beat My Guest
20) Siouxsie and the Banshees - Monitor
21) This Heat - A New Kind Of Water
22) Liquid Liquid - Push
23) Wipers - Youth of America
24) Joy Division - Ice Age
25) The Church - The Unguarded Moment
26) Grauzone - Eisbær
27) Public Image Ltd. - Under The House
28) The Sound - Winning
29) Minor Threat - Minor Threat
30) Tuxedomoon - Desire
31) The Clean - Anything Can Happen
32) Tall Dwarfs - Nothing's Gonna Happen
33) Squeeze - Tempted
34) The Clean - Billy Two
35) Wipers - When It's Over
36) Joy Division - Walked In Line
37) Gang Of Four - Paralysed
38) The Durutti Column - Never Known
39) Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure
40) Brian Eno & David Byrne - Mea Culpa
41) Robyn Hitchcock - Love
42) The Psychedelic Furs - Dumb Waiters
43) 999 - Obsessed
44) The Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink
45) 23 Skidoo - The Gospel Comes To New Guinea
46) The Fall - Slags, Slates, Etc.
47) Black Uhuru - Youth Of Eglington
48) Wall Of Voodoo - Back In Flesh
49) Fun Boy Three - The Lunatics (Have Taken Over The Asylum)
50) Kim Wilde - Kids In America
51) Public Image Ltd. - Banging The Door
52) Allez Allez - Allez Allez
53) Echo & the Bunnymen - A Promise
54) The Astronauts - Everything Stops For Baby
55) New Order - Procession
56) The Cure - Other Voices
57) Ultravox - Rage In Eden
58) The Teardrop Explodes - Reward
59) Wipers - Pushing The Extreme
60) The Psychedelic Furs - It Goes On
61) The Cravats - You're Driving Me
62) The Cure - The Holy Hour
63) The Go-Go's - Our Lips Are Sealed
64) Public Image Ltd. - Flowers Of Romance
65) Au Pairs - Armagh
66) The Raincoats - Shouting Out Loud
67) The Flesh Eaters - Digging My Grave
68) Rip Rig + Panic - Constant Drudgery Is Harmful To Soul, Spirit and Health
69) This Heat - Paper Hats
70) Bauhaus - The Passion of Lovers
71) Eyeless In Gaza - Knives Replace Air
72) Kraftwerk - Computer World
73) Saccharine Trust - A Human Certainty
74) The Specials - Ghost Town
75) Soft Cell - Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go
76) Devo - Beautiful World
77) Echo & the Bunnymen - The Disease
78) ESG - Moody
79) Polyrock - Love Song
80) Black Uhuru - Sponji Reggae
81) Pel Mel - No Word From China
82) Minor Threat - Steppin' Stone
83) Bauhaus - Kick In The Eye
84) John Foxx - Europe After The Rain
85) Pete Shelley - Homosapien
86) Gang Of Four - To Hell With Poverty
87) Japan - Sons Of Pioneers
88) Minutemen - History Lesson
89) Girls At Our Best! - Pleasure
90) Wall Of Voodoo - Me And My Dad
91) Thomas Dolby - Europa And The Pirate Twins
92) Romeo Void - Never Say Never
93) Ramones - We Want The Airwaves
94) Pretenders - Message Of Love
95) Second Layer - Fixation
96) This Heat - Cenotaph
97) Brian Eno & David Byrne - Regiment
98) The Undertones - When Saturday Comes
99) The Fall - Leave The Capitol
100) Michigan & Smiley - Diseases

101) Gordons - Spik and Span
102) The Go-Go's - This Town
103) Au Pairs - We're So Cool
104) Wall Of Voodoo - Red Light
105) Fad Gadget - Lady Shave
106) The Clean - Thumbs Off
107) The Police - Invisible Sun
108) Prince - Controversy
109) Laurie Anderson - O Superman
110) Japan - The Art Of Parties
111) Dave Edmunds - Almost Saturday Night
112) Yellowman - Soldier Take Over
113) Einstürzende Neubauten - Kalte Sterne
114) Eyeless In Gaza - Seven Years
115) Wipers - No Fair
116) This Heat - Makeshift Swahili
117) Mighty Diamonds - Pass The Couchie
118) The Teardrop Explodes - Tiny Children
119) New Order - Dreams Never End
120) The Clean - Tally Ho!
121) Rick James - Super Freak
122) Eek-A-Mouse - Wa-Do-Dem
123) Modern Eon - Second Still
124) Devo - Jerkin' Back 'n' Forth
125) The Birthday Party - Nick The Stripper
126) Black Flag - Damaged I
127) Grauzone - Kälte Kriecht
128) Flux Of Pink Indians - Tube Disaster
129) Black Uhuru - Utterance
130) The Replacements - Takin' A Ride
131) Fad Gadget - Saturday Night Special
132) Chelsea - Evacuate
133) ESG - You're No Good
134) Grauzone - Der Weg Zu Zweit
135) Roky Erickson - If You Have Ghosts
136) The Church - Is This Where You Live
137) Brian Eno & David Byrne - A Secret Life
138) The Astronauts - Baby Sings Folk Songs
139) Saccharine Trust - Effort To Waste
140) Black Flag - Depression
141) Wipers - Taking Too Long
142) This Heat - S.P.Q.R.
143) Killing Joke - The Fall Of Because
144) New Order - Denial
145) Echo and the Bunnymen - Over The Wall
146) Gil Scott-Heron - B-Movie
147) Tuxedomoon - Incubus (Blue Suit)
148) Grauzone - Wütendes Glas
149) The Undertones - Forever Paradise
150) Au Pairs - Love Song
151) Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - A Thing About You
152) African Head Charge - Elastic Dance
153) Adolescents - Wrecking Crew
154) The Cure - All Cats Are Grey
155) Allez Allez - African Queen
156) GBH - Race Against Time
157) Japan - Ghosts
158) Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - A Woman In Love
159) Joy Division - The Kill
160) Bill Nelson - Disposable
161) Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - The Waiting
162) Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Shot With His Own Gun
163) The Replacements - Kick Your Door Down
164) The Cramps - Goo Goo Muck
165) Robyn Hitchcock - Brenda's Iron Sledge
166) The Danse Society - Clock
167) Romeo Void - I Mean It
168) Grauzone - Schlachtet
169) Ramones - The KKK Took My Baby Away
170) The Psychedelic Furs - I Wanna Sleep With You
171) The Gun Club - Preaching The Blues
172) Dead Kennedys - Nazi Punks F*** Off
173) Stiff Little Fingers - Just Fade Away
174) The Slits - Earthbeat
175) Squeeze - F-Hole
176) Mission Of Burma - Fame and Fortune
177) The Church - For A Moment We're Strangers
178) Eyeless In Gaza - Looking Daggers
179) Suburban Lawns - Green Eyes
180) The Boomtown Rats - Up All Night
181) Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Nightwatchman
182) Soft Cell - Enertain Me
183) The Undertones - Fascination
184) The Passions - I'm In Love With A German Film Star
185) Bill Nelson - Banal
186) The Gun Club - For The Love Of Ivy
187) The Jam - Funeral Pyre
188) Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Funky Stuff
189) Minor Threat - I Don't Wanna Hear It
190) A Certain Ratio - Forced Laugh
191) Squeeze - Is That Love?
192) The Raincoats - Dancing In My Head
193) Van Halen - Unchained
194) Grauzone - Hinter den Bergen
195) Dead Kennedys - Too Drunk To F***
196) Kraftwerk - Computer Love
197) Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - She's Leaving
198) Channel 3 - I've Got A Gun
199) The Rolling Stones - Slave
200) Minutemen - The Struggle

201) Robyn Hitchcock - The Lizard
202) Killing Joke - Follow The Leaders
203) Rip Rig + Panic - Howl! Caged Bird
204) Polyrock - Changing Hearts
205) The Gun Club - Fire Spirit
206) Sort Sol - Marble Station
207) The dB's - Amplifier
208) Black Uhuru - Puff She Puff
209) African Head Charge - Stebeni's Theme
210) Suburban Lawns - Flying Saucer Safari
211) Girls At Our Best! - Waterbed Babies
212) Fad Gadget - Blind Eyes
213) The Durutti Column - Sketch For Dawn (1)
214) Rip Rig + Panic - Need (De School You)
215) Black Flag - TV Party
216) Siouxsie and the Banshees - Arabian Knights
217) Minutemen - Search
218) This Heat - Independence
219) Bernard Wright - Haboglabotribin'
220) The Undertones - Julie Ocean
221) Gang Of Four - What We All Want
222) Bauhaus - The Man With The X-Ray Eyes
223) The Fall - Prole Art Threat
224) The Flesh Eaters - See You In The Barnyard
225) Adolescents - Who Is Who
226) Minor Threat - Straight Edge
227) Bobby Womack - If You Think You're Lonely Now
228) This Heat - Sleep
229) Bill Evans - B Minor Waltz (For Ellaine)
230) Minutemen - Black Sheep
231) Josef K - The Angle
232) The Birthday Party - Release The Bats
233) New Order - Everything's Gone Green
234) Tuxedomoon - East/Jinx
235) The Durutti Column - Messidor
236) Killing Joke - Tension
237) Roedelius - Langer Atem
238) The Lines - The Landing
239) Chrome - Perfumed Metal
240) The Rolling Stones - Little T & A
241) A Certain Ratio - Choir
242) Romeo Void - Nothing For Me
243) The Clash - This Is Radio Clash
244) Josef K - Sorry For Laughing
245) The Cars - A Dream Away
246) Killing Joke - Butcher
247) The Suburbs - Music For Boys
248) Kim Wilde - Cambodia
249) Simple Minds - Theme From Great Cities
250) Keith Hudson - California
251) The Creatures - Mad Eyed Screamer
252) Black Flag - Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie
253) Wayne Jarrett - Brimstone and Fire
254) The Fall - Fit and Working Again
255) Flipper - Sex Bomb
256) Television Personalities - A Picture Of Dorian Gray
257) The Fall - Middle Mass
258) The Damned - Disco Man
259) Television Personalities - This Angry Silence
260) James Blood Ulmer - Where Did All The Girls Come From?
261) The Undertones - Life's Too Easy
262) Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Slipped Disc
263) Tuxedomoon - Again
264) The Jam - Absolute Beginners
265) Grauzone - Film 2
266) The Sound - Sense Of Purpose
267) Simple Minds - Seeing Out The Angels
268) Klaus Nomi - Lightning Strikes
269) The Lounge Lizards - Incident On South Street
270) Bauhaus - Hair Of The Dog
271) The Cars - Cruiser
272) Pretenders - Bad Boys Get Spanked
273) Gordons - Coalminers Song
274) The Sound - Possession
275) Au Pairs - Headache For Michelle
276) Legendary Pink Dots - Temper Temper
277) Medium Medium - Hungry, So Angry
278) The Cramps - Primitive
279) X - Universal Corner
280) John Foxx - Walk Away
281) Allez Allez - Turn Up The Meter
282) The Cure - Doubt
283) Einstürzende Neubauten - Schwarz
284) Bauhaus - Hollow Hills
285) The Scientists - She Says She Loves Me
286) Roedelius - Legende
287) U2 - Gloria
288) The Milkshakes - Pretty Baby
289) The Durutti Column - Portrait For Frazer
290) Mission Of Burma - This Is Not A Photograph
291) Minutemen - Ruins
292) Black Uhuru - Sistren
293) Franco Battiato - Cuccurucucù
294) Agent Orange - Too Young To Die
295) Tuxedomoon - Victims Of The Dance
296) The Go-Go's - Tonite
297) Agent Orange - Everything Turns Grey
298) The Cure - The Drowning Man
299) Peter Hammill - Sitting Targets
300) Gang Of Four - Cheeseburger

Bubbling Under

The Suburbs - Tired Of My Plans
Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
Tav Falco's Panther Burns - She's The One That's Got It
Robyn Hitchcock - The Man Who Invented Himself
The Replacements - Customer
Dave Edmunds - The Race Is On
Second Layer - Zero
Rip Rig + Panic - Those Eskimo Women Speak Frankly
Killing Joke - Madness
Tom Verlaine - Always
The Flesh Eaters - Divine Horseman
Yachts - A Fool Like You
Heaven 17 - Penthouse and Pavement
The Cravats - Off The Beach
Modern Eon - High Noon
Wailing Souls - Kingdom Rise Kingdom Fall
Adam & the Ants - Stand and Deliver
Public Image Ltd. - Four Enclosed Walls
China Crisis - African and White
Brian Eno & David Byrne - Moonlight In Glory
New Order - Senses
Minutemen - More Joy
Soft Cell - Sex Dwarf
The Flesh Eaters - Cyrano De Berger's Back
Peter Hammill - Ophelia
Brian Eno & David Byrne - The Jezebel Spirit
Mission of Burma - Outlaw
The Cars - Since You're Gone
Peter Tosh - Coming In Hot
Prince - Do Me Baby
Robyn Hitchcock - Acid Bird
Five Or Six - Another Reason
The Jam - Tales From The Riverbank
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Joan of Arc
The Opposition - Breaking The Silence
Gil Scott-Heron - Storm Music
The Undertones - It's Going To Happen!
Tom Verlaine - There's A Reason
The Passions - The Swimmer
Sad Lovers & Giants - Colourless Dream
X - I'm Coming Over
Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love
The Opposition - Very Little Glory
Section 25 - Dirty Disco
The Stranglers - Waltzinblack
The Suburbs - Postcard
The Go-Go's - Lust To Love
The Residents - Another Land
The Kinks - Destroyer
Rip Rig + Panic - Knee Deep In Sh!t
Japan - Visions of China
Simple Minds - Love Song
Section 25 - Friendly Fires
The English Beat - Walk Away
Eek-A-Mouse - Ganja Smuggling
Squeeze - Piccadilly
Yoko Ono - Walking On Thin Ice
The Sound - Contact The Fact
Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper
T.S.O.L. - Sounds of Laughter
The Human League - Don't You Want Me
Wall Of Voodoo - Full Of Tension
Bauhaus - Muscle In Plastic
Split Enz - Iris
Black Sabbath - The Mob Rules
Polyrock - Sound Alarm
Polyrock - In Full Circle
The Stranglers - Tramp
Bauhaus - Dancing
A Certain Ratio - Winter Hill
The Undertones - I Don't Know
Television Personalities - I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives
Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Watch Your Step
Au Pairs - Come Again
Adam & the Ants - Prince Charming
Eyeless In Gaza - Voice From The Tracks
Tall Dwarfs - All My Hollowness To You
New Age Steppers - Private Armies
Peter Hammill - What I Did
Eurythmics - Belinda
Squeeze - In Quintessence
The Sound - Fatal Flaw
The Raincoats - Only Loved At Night
Suburban Lawns - Anything
The Gun Club - Ghost On The Highway
The Stranglers - Let Me Introduce You To The Family
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Head Cut
Pretenders - Day After Day
The Adicts - Viva Le Revolution
New Order - ICB
Au Pairs - Dear John
The Durutti Column - The Sweet Cheat Gone
Girls At Our Best! - Fast Boyfriends
The Vapors - Spiders
Wire - Our Swimmer
Modern Eon - Child's Play
The Who - Another Tricky Day
The Time - Get It Up
A Flock Of Seagulls - A Modern Love Is Automatic
Bernard Wright - Spinnin'
Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
The Cleaners From Venus - A Blue Wave
African Head Charge - Hole In The Roof
Modern English - Smiles and Laughter
Tears For Fears - Suffer The Children
Dave Edmunds - (I'm Gonna Start) Living Again If It Kills Me
Wailing Souls - Fire House Rock
Diagram Brothers - Bricks
Prince Far I - Hold The Fort
The Blasters - Border Radio
The dB's - Bad Reputation
Phil Seymour - Precious To Me
Madness - It Must Be Love
The Associates - White Car In Germany
20/20 - Out Of My Head
Einstürzende Neubauten - Tanz Debil
The Replacements - Shiftless When Idle
Section 25 - New Horizon
Roxy Music - Jealous Guy
Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
Heaven 17 - (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thing
AC/DC - For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)
Gregory Isaacs - Front Door

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Moonbeam » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:21 am

Brad wrote: 3. Husker Du | Data Control (AT #259)
13. The Stick Men | Mystery Party (AT #789)
These one seem to be from 1982. Do you have a source that verifies they are from 1981?

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Post by Moonbeam » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:34 am

Dan wrote:I wish I could like post-punk as much as the critics and many of you here on the forum do. With the exception of a few songs by Joy Division, it's a style that just doesn't click with me. Fortunately there are other genres that blow my hair into a glorious 1981 hairstyle, especially pop and synthpop.
Indeed, 1981 has tons of other stuff outside of post-punk that is great! I want to give that ELO album a listen, and I forgot about Adolphson & Falk!

As far as post-punk groups go, have you given Siouxsie and the Banshees a try? Juju is pretty firmly rooted in post-punk and goth rock, so it might not be your thing, but subsequent releases got more and more colorful.

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Brad » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:09 am

Moonbeam wrote:
Brad wrote: 3. Husker Du | Data Control (AT #259)
13. The Stick Men | Mystery Party (AT #789)
These one seem to be from 1982. Do you have a source that verifies they are from 1981?
Nope- you're right. Both pre-dated 1982 and were recorded in 1981 (Data Control '82 release was live from August '81), but looks like officially released in '82. You can move the others up if that's ok... I'll move these two to '82. Thanks!

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Post by DaveC » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:36 am

Albums

1 | Dick Gaughan | Handful Of Earth
2 | Au Pairs | Playing With a Different Sex
3 | Girls At Our Best! | Pleasure
4 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Juju
5 | Wipers | Youth of America
6 | The Psychedelic Furs | Talk Talk Talk
7 | The Gun Club | Fire Of Love
8 | Wayne Jarrett | Showcase, Vol. 1
9 | Théo Blaise Kounkou | Zenaba
10 | The Sound | From The Lion's Mouth
11 | The Cure | Faith
12 | Mission Of Burma | Signals, Calls and Marches EP
13 | The Go-Go's | Beauty And The Beat
14 | Tuxedomoon | Desire
15 | Marquis de Sade | Rue de Siam
16 | Scientist | Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires
17 | The Comsat Angels | Sleep No More
18 | Penguin Cafe Orchestra | Penguin Café Orchestra
19 | Keith Hudson | Playing It Cool & Playing It Right
20 | The Durutti Column | LC
21 | Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Trust
22 | Echo & The Bunnymen | Heaven Up Here
23 | Black Uhuru | Red
24 | Japan | Tin Drum
25 | Grace Jones | Nightclubbing
26 | X | Wild Gift

Songs

1 | Au Pairs | Headache For Michelle
2 | The Jam | Funeral Pyre
3 | Girls At Our Best! | Goodbye To That Jazz
4 | The Specials | Ghost Town
5 | Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Good Year For The Roses
6 | Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Shot With His Own Gun
7 | Mission of Burma | That's When I Reach for My Revolver
8 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Arabian Knights
9 | The Stranglers | Golden Brown
10 | Wipers | When It's Over
11 | Marquis De Sade | Wanda's Loving Boy
12 | Au Pairs | Dear John
13 | Au Pairs | Armagh
14 | Japan | Ghosts
15 | The Cure | The Drowning Man
16 | Julius Eastman | The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc
17 | Laurie Anderson | O Superman
18 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Spellbound
19 | Echo and the Bunnymen | All My Colours
20 | The Jam | Tales From The Riverbank
21 | The Psychedelic Furs | Pretty in Pink
22 | Wipers | Youth of America
23 | Girls At Our Best! | Heaven
24 | Wayne Jarrett | Brimstone & Fire
25 | Ramones | The KKK Took My Baby Away
26 | The Durutti Column | Never Known
27 | The Rolling Stones | Start Me Up
28 | The Gun Club | She's Like Herion to Me
29 | Mission Of Burma | Red
30 | Black Uhuru | Youth Of Eglington
31 | R.E.M. | Radio Free Europe
32 | The Cure | Primary
33 | Scientist | Your Teeth in My Neck
34 | Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Clubland
35 | The Cure | Charlotte Sometimes
36 | The Gun Club | Sex Beat
37 | Théo Blaise Kounkou | Zenaba
38 | New Order | Ceremony
39 | The Go-Go's | Lust To Love
40 | The Plimsouls | A Million Miles Away

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by jamieW » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:50 am

DaveC wrote: Songs
16 | Julius Eastman | The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc
Great lists, DaveC (like always)! Lots of my favorites, but I'm especially happy to see this one. I'm still working on my songs, but I'm quite sure this will be my #1. (Hopefully, sonofsam posts a list this month, too, since he's the reason I discovered this masterpiece. It'd be great to have a modern classical epic make the final cut!)

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Post by Elder » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:23 pm

1 Mission of Burma - That's When I Reach for My Revolver
2 New Order - Ceremony
3 Soft Cell - Tainted Love
4 Grace Jones - I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)
5 Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love
6 Grace Jones - Pull Up to the Bumper
7 Wipers - Youth of America
8 Prince - Controversy
9 Kraftwerk - Computer Love
10 Stevie Nicks - Edge of Seventeen
11 Rick James - Give It to Me Baby
12 Yoko Ono - Walking on Thin Ice
13 Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go for That
14 Flipper - Sex Bomb
15 Dead Kennedys - Too Drunk to Fuck
16 Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure
17 Television Persolaties - This Angry Silence
18 ESG - Moody
19 Laurie Anderson - O Superman
20 Rita Lee - Tatibitati
21 Black Flag - Rise Above
22 Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five - The Aventure of Grandmaster Flash on The Wheels of Steel
23 Rush - Tom Sawyer
24 Kraftwerk - Pocket Calculator
25 Rita Lee - Saúde
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Father2TheMan » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:26 pm

ALBUMS
1 | Soft Cell | NON-STOP EROTIC CABARET
2 | Larry Norman | SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE SON
3 | Daniel Amos | HORRENDOUS DISC
4 | Rush | MOVING PICTURES
5 | Journey | ESCAPE
6 | Go-Go's | BEAUTY AND THE BEAT
7 | Daniel Amos | ALARMA!
8 | Rick Springfield | WORKING CLASS DOG
9 | Mark Heard | STOP THE DOMINOES
10 | The Cars | SHAKE IT UP
11 | Bob Dylan | SHOT OF LOVE
12 | Daryl Hall and John Oates | PRIVATE EYES
13 | Stevie Nicks | BELLA DONNA
14 | Barry Manilow | IF I SHOULD LOVE AGAIN
15 | Resurrection Band | MOMMY DON'T LOVE DADDY ANYMORE
16 | The Blasters | THE BLASTERS
17 | Tom Petty | HARD PROMISES
18 | Foreigner | 4
19 | Phil Collins | FACE VALUE
20 | Ed Raetzloff | DRIVIN' WHEELS

Two of these aren't available on Spotify so they slipped my mind as 1981 releases. I'll do another revision to my songs list to add some cuts from those and post a final version in the next few days.
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Safetycat » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:21 am

Songs:
  1. Blam Blam Blam | Don't Fight It Marsha, It's Bigger Than The Both Of Us
  2. The Human League | Don't You Want Me
  3. Joan Jett | I Love Rock 'n' Roll
  4. The Swingers | Counting the Beat
  5. Soft Cell | Tainted Love
  6. Earth, Wind and Fire | Let's Groove
  7. Phil Collins | In the Air Tonight
  8. Split Enz | One Step Ahead
  9. The Rolling Stones | Start Me Up
  10. Blam Blam Blam | There Is No Depression in New Zealand
  11. Stevie Nicks | Edge of Seventeen
  12. Queen & David Bowie | Under Pressure
  13. Duran Duran | Girls on Film
  14. Rush | Limelight
  15. Journey | Don't Stop Believin'
  16. Rick James | Super Freak
  17. Men at Work | Down Under
  18. Rush | Tom Sawyer
  19. Rick Springfield | Jessie's Girl
  20. Split Enz | History Never Repeats
  21. ABBA | The Visitors (Crackin' Up)
  22. The Specials | Ghost Town
  23. Kim Carnes | Bette Davis Eyes
  24. Duran Duran | Planet Earth
  25. The J. Geils Band | Centerfold
  26. Ramones | It's Not My Place (In the 9 to 5 World)
  27. Spandau Ballet | Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)
  28. Rod Stewart | Young Turks
  29. Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers | Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
  30. Kool & The Gang | Get Down On It
  31. Romeo Void | Never Say Never
  32. Men at Work | Who Can It Be Now?
  33. Pigbag | Papa's Got a Brand New Pigbag
  34. Foreigner | Waiting for a Girl Like You
  35. Graham Brazier | Billy Bold
  36. Gang of Four | To Hell With Poverty
  37. Ramones | She's a Sensation
  38. Madness | It Must Be Love
  39. David Byrne and Brian Eno | Help Me Somebody
  40. Simple Minds | Theme for Great Cities
  41. Foreigner | Juke Box Hero
  42. The Human League | Love Action (I Believe In Love)
  43. The Police | Every Little Thing She Does is Magic
  44. The Cars | Shake It Up
  45. The Rolling Stones | Waiting on a Friend
  46. The Teardrop Explodes | Reward
  47. Rush | Red Barchetta
  48. Stray Cats | Rock This Town
  49. The Jam | Absolute Beginners
  50. Rosanne Cash | Seven Year Ache
  51. The Stranglers | Golden Brown
  52. The Who | You Better You Bet
  53. Olivia Newton-John | Physical
  54. Foreigner | Urgent
  55. Joey Scarbury | Believe It Or Not (Theme From Greatest American Hero)
  56. The Go-Go's | Our Lips are Sealed
  57. The Cure | Primary
  58. Rush | YYZ
  59. Stray Cats | Stray Cat Strut
  60. Devo | Jerkin' Back 'n' Forth
  61. Junior | Mama Used to Say
  62. Tom Tom Club | Wordy Rappinghood
  63. Yoko Ono | Walking on Thin Ice
  64. Haircut 100 | Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)
  65. Toni Basil | Mickey
  66. Ramones | We Want the Airwaves
  67. Odyssey | Going Back to My Roots
  68. ABC | Tears Are Not Enough
  69. David Byrne & Brian Eno | The Jezebel Spirit
  70. Japan | Ghosts
  71. Midnight Oil | Don't Wanna Be The One
  72. Chagrin d'amour | Chacun fait (c'qui lui plait)
  73. Rick James | Give It To Me Baby
  74. Roxy Music | Jealous Guy
  75. Leño | Maneras de vivir
  76. Loverboy | Working for the Weekend
  77. Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft | Der Mussolini
  78. ABBA | When All is Said And Done
  79. Depeche Mode | Just Can't Get Enough
  80. Bob Dylan | The Groom's Still Waiting At The Altar
  81. Swingers | It Ain't What You Dance It's The Way You Dance It
  82. Iggy Pop | Bang Bang
  83. Daryl Hall & John Oates | I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
  84. Kim Wilde | Kids in America
  85. Was (Not Was) | Out Come The Freaks
  86. AC/DC | For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
  87. The Pointer Sisters | Slow Hand
  88. George Harrison | All Those Years Ago
  89. Sunnyboys | Alone With You
  90. Sharon O'Neill | Maybe
  91. ABBA | Head Over Heels
  92. Dead Kennedys | Too Drunk to Fuck
  93. New Order | Everything's Gone Green
  94. Randy Crawford | Rainy Night in Georgia
  95. The Cramps | Goo Goo Muck
  96. Billy Squier | The Stroke
  97. The Passions | I'm in Love With a German Film Star
  98. Mission of Burma | That's When I Reach for My Revolver
  99. Split Enz | Hard Act to Follow
  100. Fela | Original Sufferhead
  101. Taana Gardner | Heartbeat
  102. Paolo Conte | Via con me
  103. Frankie Smith | Double Dutch Bus
  104. Grace Jones | Nightclubbing
  105. Hall & Oates | Private Eyes
  106. Black Flag | TV Party
  107. Adam & The Ants | Stand and Deliver
  108. Iggy Pop | Pumpin' For Jill
  109. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers | The Waiting
  110. Tom Tom Club | L'elephant
  111. Def Leppard | Bringin' On The Heartbreak
  112. Grace Jones | I've Seen That Face Before
  113. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark | Joan of Arc
  114. Jim Steinman | Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through
  115. Ramones | The KKK Took My Baby Away
  116. Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five | The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel
  117. U2 | Gloria
  118. Grace Jones | Pull Up to the Bumper
  119. Vangelis | Chariots of Fire
  120. Split Enz | I Don't Wanna Dance
  121. Devo | Through Being Cool
  122. Rush | Vital Signs
  123. Prince | Controversy
  124. David Byrne & Brian Eno | Regiment
  125. Heaven 17 | (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
  126. The Clash | This is Radio Clash
  127. The Psychedelic Furs | Pretty in Pink
  128. Elvis Costello and the Attractions | Psycho
  129. AC/DC | Evil Walks
  130. Rush | The Camera Eye
  131. Motley Crue | Live Wire
  132. Tears for Fears | Suffer The Children
  133. Pop Mechanix | Jumping Out a Window
  134. Altered Images | I Could Be Happy
  135. The Reels | Quasimodo's Dream
  136. Devo | Soft Things
  137. Bob Dylan | Every Grain of Sand
  138. Teena Marie | Square Biz
  139. Slime | Deutschland
  140. Riot | Swords and Tequila
  141. The Birthday Party | Release the Bats
  142. Altered Images | Happy Birthday
  143. Department S | Is Vic There?
  144. Genesis | Abacab
  145. Divinyls | Boys in Town
  146. Deane Waretini | The Bridge
  147. Devo | Beautiful World
  148. Rush | Witch Hunt
  149. UB40 | One in Ten
  150. Tom Tom Club | Genius of Love
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Post by SL3 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:17 am

First time poster, only discovered the forum yesterday! What a great place :)

SONGS
1 | Ceremony | New Order
2 | On The Run | TV21
3 | Photographic (Some Bizzare version) | Depeche Mode
4 | Will You | Hazel O'Conner
5 | I've Seen That Face Before | Grace Jones
6 | Sat in Your Lap | Kate Bush
7 | O Superman | Laurie Anderson
8 | Remembrance Day | B-Movie
9 | Think About It | Stevie Nicks
10 | Urban Tribal | Low Noise
11 | Labelled With Love | Squeeze
12 | Dead Pop Stars | Altered Images
13 | The Unguarded Moment | The Church
14 | Lost Planes | The Fixx
15 | Say Hello Wave Goodbye | Soft Cell
16 | The Freeze | Spandau Ballet
17 | For Those About To Rock (We Salute You) | AC/DC
18 | Suffer The Children | Tears For Fears
19 | Cambodia | Kim Wilde
20 | (It's Not Me) Talking | A Flock of Seagulls
21 | Careless Memories | Duran Duran
22 | Eye Of The Lens | Comsat Angels
23 | Tainted Love | Soft Cell
24 | Under Pressure | Queen & David Bowie
25 | A World Without Love | The News
26 | Don't You Want Me | Human League
27 | Spellbound | Siouxsie & The Banshees
28 | Ghost Town | The Specials
29 | Dancing Like A Gun | John Foxx
30 | Kids in America | Kim Wilde
31 | Is That Love | Squeeze
32 | (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang | Heaven 17
33 | Procession | New Order
34 | Dreaming Of Me | Depeche Mode
35 | Bette Davis Eyes | Kim Carnes
36 | Love Action | Human League
37 | Stray Cat Strut | The Stray Cats
38 | Joan Of Arc | Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
39 | Drowning In Berlin | Mobiles
40 | Einstein A Go-Go | Landscape

ALBUMS
1 | Songs In The Attic | Billy Joel
2 | A Thin Red Line | TV21
3 | Some Bizzare Album | V/A
4 | Living Ornaments 79/80 | Gary Numan
5 | Nightclubbing | Grace Jones
6 | East Side Story | Squeeze
7 | Bella Donna | Stevie Nicks
8 | Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret | Soft Cell
9 | Dare | Human League
10 | Of Skins & Heart | The Church

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Moonbeam » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:27 am

SL3 wrote:First time poster, only discovered the forum yesterday! What a great place :)

SONGS
1 | Ceremony | New Order
2 | On The Run | TV21
3 | Photographic (Some Bizzare version) | Depeche Mode
4 | Will You | Hazel O'Conner
5 | I've Seen That Face Before | Grace Jones
6 | Sat in Your Lap | Kate Bush
7 | O Superman | Laurie Anderson
8 | Remembrance Day | B-Movie
9 | Think About It | Stevie Nicks
10 | Urban Tribal | Low Noise
11 | Labelled With Love | Squeeze
12 | Dead Pop Stars | Altered Images
13 | The Unguarded Moment | The Church
14 | Lost Planes | The Fixx
15 | Say Hello Wave Goodbye | Soft Cell
16 | The Freeze | Spandau Ballet
17 | For Those About To Rock (We Salute You) | AC/DC
18 | Suffer The Children | Tears For Fears
19 | Cambodia | Kim Wilde
20 | (It's Not Me) Talking | A Flock of Seagulls
21 | Careless Memories | Duran Duran
22 | Eye Of The Lens | Comsat Angels
23 | Tainted Love | Soft Cell
24 | Under Pressure | Queen & David Bowie
25 | A World Without Love | The News
26 | Don't You Want Me | Human League
27 | Spellbound | Siouxsie & The Banshees
28 | Ghost Town | The Specials
29 | Dancing Like A Gun | John Foxx
30 | Kids in America | Kim Wilde
31 | Is That Love | Squeeze
32 | (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang | Heaven 17
33 | Procession | New Order
34 | Dreaming Of Me | Depeche Mode
35 | Bette Davis Eyes | Kim Carnes
36 | Love Action | Human League
37 | Stray Cat Strut | The Stray Cats
38 | Joan Of Arc | Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
39 | Drowning In Berlin | Mobiles
40 | Einstein A Go-Go | Landscape

ALBUMS
1 | Songs In The Attic | Billy Joel
2 | A Thin Red Line | TV21
3 | Some Bizzare Album | V/A
4 | Living Ornaments 79/80 | Gary Numan
5 | Nightclubbing | Grace Jones
6 | East Side Story | Squeeze
7 | Bella Donna | Stevie Nicks
8 | Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret | Soft Cell
9 | Dare | Human League
10 | Of Skins & Heart | The Church
Woo hoo! Welcome to the forum!

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by rumpdoll » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:17 am

Sorry if it was asked before, but are EPs eligible for the album list?

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by BleuPanda » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:35 pm

Albums:
1 | The Human League | Dare!
2 | Black Flag | Damaged
3 | Kraftwerk | Computer World
4 | Soft Cell | Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
5 | Brian Eno and David Byrne | My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
6 | Rush | Moving Pictures
7 | This Heat | Deceit
8 | X | Wild Gift
9 | Echo and the Bunnymen | Heaven Up Here
10 | Grace Jones | Nightclubbing
11 | Go-Go's | Beauty and the Beat
12 | The Birthday Party | Prayers on Fire
13 | The Police | Ghost in the Machine
14 | Japan | Tin Drum
15 | Glenn Branca | The Ascension
16 | Squeeze | East Side Story
17 | The Psychedelic Furs | Talk Talk Talk

Songs:
1 | Pigbag | Papa's Got a Brand New Pigbag
2 | The Specials | Ghost Town
3 | Soft Cell | Tainted Love
4 | Black Flag | Rise Above
5 | The Human League | Love Action
6 | Laurie Anderson | O Superman
7 | Kraftwerk | Computer Love
8 | The Teardrop Explodes | Reward
9 | The Stranglers | Golden Brown
10 | The Human League | Don't You Want Me
11 | Tom Tom Club | Genius of Love
12 | R.E.M. | Radio Free Europe
13 | Go-Go's | Our Lips Are Sealed
14 | ESG | Moody
15 | Daryl Hall and John Oates | I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
16 | New Order | Ceremony
17 | Grandmaster Flash | The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel
18 | Mission of Burma | That's When I Reach for My Revolver
19 | Kraftwerk | Pocket Calculator
20 | Heaven 17 | (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
21 | Gang of Four | To Hell With Poverty!
22 | Depeche Mode | Just Can't Get Enough
23 | Kraftwerk | Numbers
24 | Yoko Ono | Walking on Thin Ice
25 | Queen and David Bowie | Under Pressure
26 | Squeeze | Tempted
27 | Duran Duran | Girls on Film
28 | Dinosaur L/Arthur Russell | #5 (Go Bang!)
29 | Joan Jett | I Love Rock 'n Roll
30 | The Police | Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
31 | Grace Jones | Pull Up to the Bumper
32 | Japan | Ghosts
33 | Kraftwerk | Computer World
34 | Rush | Tom Sawyer
35 | Kim Carnes | Bette Davis Eyes
36 | The Psychedelic Furs | Pretty in Pink
37 | Flipper | Sex Bomb
38 | Stevie Nicks | Edge of Seventeen
39 | Phil Collins | In the Air Tonight
40 | Taana Gardner | Heartbeat
41 | Prince | Controversy
42 | Fela Kuti | Original Sufferhead
43 | Black Flag | TV Party
44 | Duran Duran | Planet Earth
45 | Minor Threat | Straight Edge
46 | The Birthday Party | Release the Bats
47 | Rush | YYZ
48 | Stray Cats | Rock This Town

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by sonofsamiam » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:45 pm

ALBUMS

1 | Glenn Branca | The Ascension
2 | This Heat | Deceit
3 | Rush | Moving Pictures
4 | Anthony Davis | Variations in Dream-Time
5 | Scientist | Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires
6 | ABBA | The Visitors
7 | The Raincoats | Odyshape
8 | The Sound | From the Lion's Mouth
9 | Van Halen | Fair Warning
10 | Kraftwerk | Computer World
11 | The Lounge Lizards | Lounge Lizards
12 | Meredith Monk | Dolmen Music
13 | Fela Kuti | Coffin for Head of State
14 | Annette Peacock | Sky-Skating
15 | Univers zéro | Ceux du Dehors
16 | Rip Rig + Panic | God
17 | The Wipers | Youth of America
18 | The Gun Club | Fire of Love
19 | King Crimson | Discipline
20 | Penguin Café Orchestra | Penguin Café Orchestra
21 | Thomas Mapfumo | Gwindingwi Rine Shumba
22 | The Police | Ghost in the Machine
23 | The Art Bears | The World as It Is Today
24 | David Byrne and Brian Eno | My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
25 | Ludus | The Seduction
26 | Elvis Costello | Trust
27 | Flipper | Album - Generic Flipper
28 | Black Flag | Damaged
29 | Squeeze | East Side Story
30 | Fela Kuti | Original Sufferhead


SONGS

1 | Julius Eastman | The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc
2 | Glenn Branca | The Ascension
3 | Laurie Anderson | O Superman
4 | This Heat | Paper Hats
5 | Fela Kuti | Coffin for Head of State
6 | Rip Rig + Panic | Bob Hope Takes Risks
7 | Kraftwerk | Computer Love
8 | Rush | Tom Sawyer
9 | The Wipers | Youth of America
10 | The Police | Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
11 | The Raincoats | Only Loved at Night
12 | Univers zéro | Dense
13 | The Sound | Winning
14 | R.E.M. | Radio Free Europe
15 | John Adams | Harmonium: Wild Nights
16 | ESG | U.F.O.
17 | Annette Peacock | Sky-Skating
18 | Anthony Davis | Variations in Dream-Time
19 | Scientist | Your Teeth In My Neck
20 | Flipper | Sex Bomb
21 | Meredith Monk | Dolmen Music
22 | Van Halen | Mean Street
23 | Thomas Mapfumo | Shumba
24 | ABBA | Like an Angel Passing Through My Room
25 | The Art Bears | The Song of Investment Capital Overseas
26 | The Lounge Lizards | Do The Wrong Thing
27 | Queen and David Bowie | Under Pressure
28 | The Human League | Don't You Want Me
29 | The Go-Go's | Our Lips Are Sealed
30 | Tom Tom Club | Genius of Love
31 | Taana Gardner | Heartbeat
32 | The Gun Club | She's Like Heroin To Me
33 | New Order | Ceremony
34 | Ludus | The Escape Artist
35 | Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five | The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on The Wheels of Steel
36 | Elvis Costello | Clubland
37 | Glenn Branca | Light Fields (In Consonance)
38 | The Stranglers | Golden Brown
39 | Devo | Beautiful World
40 | The Associates | A Girl Named Property
41 | Squeeze | Is That Love
42 | Rush | Limelight
43 | This Heat | S.P.Q.R.
44 | Teena Marie | Square Biz
45 | King Crimson | Thela Hun Ginjeet
46 | Pigbag | Papa's Got a Brand New Pigbag
47 | The Ramones | The KKK Took My Baby Away
48 | Hall and Oates | I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
49 | Mission of Burma | That's When I Reach For My Revolver
50 | Glenn Branca | The Spectacular Commodity
51 | Gal Costa | Acai
52 | David Byrne and Brian Eno | The Jezebel Spirit
53 | Ozzy Osbourne | Flying High Again
54 | Black Flag | Rise Above
55 | Japan | Ghosts
56 | Toru Takemitsu | Toward the Sea
57 | ABBA | The Visitors
58 | Chico Buarque | Almanaque
59 | The Specials | Ghost Town
60 | Penguin Café Orchestra | Air a Danser
61 | Van Halen | Unchained
62 | Stevie Nicks | Edge of Seventeen (Just Like the White Winged Dove)
63 | Rosanne Cash | Seven Year Ache
64 | Yoko Ono | Walking on Thin Ice
65 | The Who | You Better You Bet
66 | Squeeze | Tempted
67 | Minor Threat | Screaming at a Wall
68 | The Gun Club | Sex Beat
69 | The Police | Secret Journey
70 | Bob Dylan | Every Grain of Sand
71 | Gang of Four | What We All Want
72 | Grace Jones | Pull Up To The Bumper
73 | The Cramps | Goo Goo Muck
74 | Material | Square Dance
75 | Depeche Mode | Just Can't Get Enough
76 | AC/DC | For Those About to Rock - We Salute You
77 | Rush | YYZ
78 | Rip Rig + Panic | Knee Deep in Shit
79 | U2 | Gloria
80 | The Psychedelic Furs | Pretty in Pink

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by StevieFan13 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:00 pm

Added three songs to my list:
10 | Blam Blam Blam | Don't Fight It, Marsha, It's Bigger Than the Both of Us
27 | Heaven 17 | (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thing
43 | Psychedelic Furs | Pretty in Pink
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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Pierre » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:05 pm

sonofsamiam wrote: 14 | Annette Peacock | Sky-Skating
27 | Flipper | Album - Generic Flipper

Hmm, got those two in 1982 in my "database"? :|

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by DaveC » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:25 pm

Pierre wrote:
sonofsamiam wrote: 14 | Annette Peacock | Sky-Skating
27 | Flipper | Album - Generic Flipper

Hmm, got those two in 1982 in my "database"? :|
And I have 15 | Univers zéro | Ceux du Dehors as 1982 also.

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by antonius » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:27 pm

SONGS

1. Gil Scott-Heron - "B" Movie
2. Kraftwerk - Computer Liebe/Computer Love
3. Kraftwerk - Taschenrechner/Pocket Calculator
4. Gang of Four - Paralysed
5. Laurie Anderson - O Superman
6. Grace Jones - I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)
7. Grace Jones - Pull Up to the Bumper
8. Allez Allez - African Queen
9. Vladimir Cosma - Promendade sentimentale (off "Diva")
10. Grace Jones - Walking in the rain
11. James Brown - Rapp Payback (Where iz Moses)
12. TC Matic - Willie Willie
13. The Specials - Ghost Town
14. Spandau Ballet - Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)
15. Defunkt - The Razor's Edge
16. Kraftwerk - Computerwelt / Computer World
17. Allez Allez - Turn up the meter
18. Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
19. Kraftwerk - It's more fun to compute
20. The Human League - Love Action (I Believe in Love)
21. Neville Brothers- fyou on the bayou
22. Allez Allez - Allez Allez
23. Rolling Stones- Worried about you
24. Kraftwerk - Homecomputer
25. Rolling Stones - Heaven
26. Brian Eno & David Byrne - Regiment
27. Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love
28. The Psychedelic Furs - Pretty in Pink
29. Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
30. The Passions [UK] - I'm in Love with a German Film Star
31. ABC - Tears Are Not Enough
32. Odyssey - Going Back to My Roots
33. Hamilton Bohannon - Let's Start II Dance Again
34. The Sound - Winning
35. Rolling Stones - Tops
36. The Sound - New Dark Age
37. Simple Minds - Love Song
38. Kirsty MacColl - There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis
39. Grace Jones - Use me
40. Grace Jones - I've done it again
41. Rolling Stones - No use in crying
42. REM - Radio Free Europe
43. Doe Maar - Sinds een dag of 2
44. Allez Allez - She's stirring up
45. Grace Jones - Feel Up
46. King Crimson - Elephant Talk
47. Rolling Stones - Waiting on a friend
48. The Sound - Sense of Purpose
49. Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft - Der Mussolini
50. UB40 - One in Ten
51. Altered Images - Happy Birthday
52. Simple Minds - Sweat in Bullet
53. Simple Minds - Theme for great cities
54. A Certain Ratio - Shack Up
55. Japan - Visions of China
56. Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
57. Heaven 17 (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
58. Taana Gardner - Heartbeat
59. Earth wind and fire - Let’s groove
60. Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus


ALBUMS
1. Kraftwerk - Computer World
2. Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
3. Allez Allez - African Queen EP
4. Rolling Stones - Tattoo You (b-side mainly)
5. The Sound - From the Lion's Mouth

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Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Post by Pierre » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:45 pm

DaveC wrote:
Pierre wrote:
sonofsamiam wrote: 14 | Annette Peacock | Sky-Skating
27 | Flipper | Album - Generic Flipper

Hmm, got those two in 1982 in my "database"? :|
And I have 15 | Univers zéro | Ceux du Dehors as 1982 also.
I have that one as 1981. When I look at the back cover on the CD reissues on Discogs, it mentions 1981.

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