Top Songs of 1982


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
17
Michael Jackson Billie Jean
2
24
Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five The Message
3
182
Prince and The Revolution Little Red Corvette
4
201
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force Planet Rock
5
261
Michael Jackson Beat It
6
292
Marvin Gaye Sexual Healing
7
360
Dexys Midnight Runners Come On Eileen
8
389
Prince and The Revolution 1999
9
401
The Clash Should I Stay or Should I Go
10
437
The Clash Rock the Casbah
11
620
Roxy Music More Than This
12
632
Robert Wyatt Shipbuilding
13
718
Michael Jackson Thriller
14
742
Bruce Springsteen Atlantic City
15
900
New Order Temptation
16
901
George Clinton Atomic Dog
17
918
Culture Club Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
18
947
The Jam Town Called Malice
19
980
Madness Our House
20
1318
Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
21
1338
Pretenders Back on the Chain Gang
22
1462
ABC The Look of Love
23
1472
John Cougar Jack & Diane
24
1596
Modern English I Melt with You
25
1603
Gregory Isaacs Night Nurse
26
1611
The Associates Party Fears Two
27
1618
Duran Duran Hungry Like the Wolf
28
1679
Orange Juice Rip It Up
29
1744
Indeep Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life
30
1764
Iron Maiden Hallowed Be Thy Name
31
1765
Duran Duran Rio
32
1890
Iron Maiden Run to the Hills
33
1913
Tears for Fears Mad World
34
1917
Madness House of Fun
35
1925
XTC Senses Working Overtime
36
1938
ABC Poison Arrow
37
1987
Toto Africa
38
2302
The Clash Straight to Hell
39
2315
Willie Nelson Always on My Mind
40
2360
The Psychedelic Furs Love My Way
41
2473
Michael Jackson P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
42
2530
Michael Jackson Human Nature
43
2542
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
44
2594
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force Looking for the Perfect Beat
45
2596
Malcolm McLaren Buffalo Gals
46
2629
Joe Jackson Steppin' Out
47
2650
Midnight Oil Power and the Passion
48
2657
Survivor Eye of the Tiger
49
2660
The Beat Save It for Later
50
2884
Wall of Voodoo Mexican Radio
51
2911
Billy Idol White Wedding
52
2924
Yazoo Only You
53
2930
Peter Gabriel Shock the Monkey
54
2933
The The Uncertain Smile
55
3249
George Thorogood & The Destroyers Bad to the Bone
56
3436
Eddy Grant Electric Avenue
57
3527
Men Without Hats The Safety Dance
58
3579
Yazoo Situation
59
3605
Daryl Hall & John Oates Maneater
60
3628
Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
61
3660
Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes Up Where We Belong
62
3679
Kate Bush Suspended in Gaffa
63
3701
Venom Black Metal
64
3722
Duran Duran The Chauffeur
65
3736
Bruce Springsteen Highway Patrolman
66
3794
Bruce Springsteen State Trooper
67
3873
Simple Minds Promised You a Miracle
68
3913
A Flock of Seagulls I Ran (So Far Away)
69
3934
Sister Nancy Bam Bam
70
4085
Kid Creole and The Coconuts Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy
71
4171
The Cure Let's Go to Bed
72
4239
Richard and Linda Thompson Wall of Death
73
4341
Fleetwood Mac Gypsy
74
4520
The Jam Beat Surrender
75
4567
Trio Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha
76
4625
Miguel Ríos Bienvenidos
77
4670
Dire Straits Private Investigations
78
4731
Thomas Dolby She Blinded Me with Science
79
4732
Rhoda Dakar The Boiler
80
4831
Wah! The Story of the Blues
81
4864
Musical Youth Pass the Dutchie
82
4877
ABBA The Day Before You Came
83
4912
Duran Duran Save a Prayer
84
5002
Roxy Music Avalon
85
5073
Kajagoogoo Too Shy
86
5074
Fearless Four Rockin' It
87
5076
The Alan Parsons Project Eye in the Sky
88
5106
Bow Wow Wow I Want Candy
89
5146
Dire Straits Telegraph Road
90
5313
The Waitresses I Know What Boys Like
91
5342
George Strait Amarillo By Morning
92
5350
The Pointer Sisters I'm So Excited
93
5361
Steve Miller Band Abracadabra
94
5371
Gang of Four I Love a Man in Uniform
95
5389
The Gap Band Outstanding
96
5395
Paul McCartney Here Today
97
5420
The Weather Girls It's Raining Men
98
5422
Icehouse Great Southern Land
99
5435
Yazoo Don't Go
100
5622
King Sunny Adé 365 Is My Number/The Message
101
5623
Frank Zappa & Moon Zappa Valley Girl
102
5629
Donald Fagen I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World)
103
5701
Patrice Rushen Forget Me Nots
104
5874
Imagination Just an Illusion
105
5909
Adam Ant Goody Two Shoes
106
5924
Simple Minds Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)
107
5939
The Fall The Classical
108
5978
David Bowie Cat People (Putting Out Fire)
109
6004
The Jam The Bitterest Pill
110
6145
Elvis Costello and The Attractions Beyond Belief
111
6148
Pat Metheny Group Are You Going with Me?
112
6170
Falco Der Kommissar
113
6222
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Roll Me Away
114
6381
Steve Winwood Valerie
115
6629
The Who Eminence Front
116
6667
Toto Rosanna
117
6725
Billy Squier Everybody Wants You
118
6816
Evelyn "Champagne" King Love Come Down
119
6900
King Sunny Adé Ja funmi
120
6931
Chicago Hard to Say I'm Sorry
121
6932
Payola$ Eyes of a Stranger
122
7001
Elvis Costello Man Out of Time
123
7250
Culture Club Time (Clock of the Heart)
124
7261
Don Henley Dirty Laundry
125
7348
Billy Joel Allentown
126
7389
Wham! Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)
127
7463
Judas Priest You've Got Another Thing Comin'
128
7552
Eurythmics Love Is a Stranger
129
7605
Jennifer Holliday And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
130
7730
Indochine L'aventurier
131
7776
The Gap Band You Dropped a Bomb on Me
132
7940
Frida I Know There's Something Going On
133
7993
Tommy Tutone 867-5309/Jenny
134
8019
Richard and Linda Thompson Shoot Out the Lights
135
8022
INXS Don't Change
136
8031
Golden Earring Twilight Zone
137
8034
Orchestra Baobab Coumba
138
8131
The Gun Club Mother of Earth
139
8173
Dazz Band Let It Whip
140
8178
Yellowman Zungguzunggu- guzungguzeng
141
8255
Peech Boys Don't Make Me Wait
142
8362
Phil Collins You Can't Hurry Love
143
8379
John Cougar Hurts So Good
144
8390
The Chameleons In Shreds
145
8525
Carly Simon Why
146
8544
Aretha Franklin Jump to It
147
8570
Donna Summer State of Independence
148
8620
U2 Trash, Trampoline and the Party Girl / Party Girl
149
8684
Bad Brains Banned in D.C.
150
8729
Man Parrish Hip Hop, Be Bop (Don't Stop)
151
8896
Fleetwood Mac Hold Me
152
8960
ABC All of My Heart
153
8961
Scorpions No One Like You
154
9022
Odyssey Inside Out
155
9023
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Pancho and Lefty
156
9044
Icehouse Hey Little Girl
157
9071
Echo and the Bunnymen The Back of Love
158
9074
Juan Carlos Baglietto Mirta, de regreso
159
9104
Barón Rojo Los rockeros van al infierno
160
9213
Pretenders My City Was Gone
161
9332
Heaven 17 Let Me Go!
162
9368
D Train You're the One for Me
163
9448
Split Enz Six Months in a Leaky Boat
164
9520
The Birthday Party Junkyard
165
9569
Sun Ra Arkestra Nuclear War
166
9648
Alaska y Los Pegamoides Bailando
167
9676
The Nails 88 Lines About 44 Women
168
9712
Danielle Messia De la main gauche
169
9927
The Fall Hip Priest

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Paul McCartney Take It Away
Jean-Jacques Goldman Comme toi
Kid Creole and The Coconuts Stool Pigeon
Litto Nebbia Sólo se trata de vivir
The Kinks Come Dancing
Accept Fast as a Shark
Michael McDonald I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)
Soft Cell Torch
Loredana Berté Non sono una signora
Barón Rojo Resistiré
Dexys Midnight Runners Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)
Pierre Bachelet Les Corons
Marshall Crenshaw Someday, Someway
Peter Gabriel Wallflower
Rockers Revenge Walking on Sunshine
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder Ebony and Ivory
Bad Brains Sailin' On
Talk Talk Talk Talk
Jean-Jacques Goldman Quand la musique est bonne
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 Sisters of Mercy Alice
Taco Puttin' on the Ritz
The Motels Only the Lonely
Supertramp It's Raining Again
Robert Plant Burning Down One Side
Cleaners From Venus Only a Shadow
Celeste Carballo Es la vida que me alcanza
Serú Girán No llores por mi, Argentina
Prince and The Revolution Delirious
Dexys Midnight Runners The Celtic Soul Brothers
Julien Clerc Femmes... Je vous aime
Spoons Nova Heart
Prefab Sprout Lions in My Own Garden
Divinyls Science Fiction
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
Go-Go's Vacation
The Flirts Passion
Joe Jackson Real Men
INXS The One Thing
Rush New World Man
Francesco De Gregori La leva calcistica della classe '68
Minutemen If Reagan Played Disco
John Holt Police in Helicopter
Kate Bush The Dreaming
Orchestra Baobab Utru horas
China Crisis Christian
Sheriff When I'm with You
XTC Ball and Chain
Captain Sensible Wot!
Whodini Magic's Wand
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
The Jam Carnation
Eddy Mitchell Le Cimetičre des Eléphants
Charly García Inconsciente colectivo
The Associates Club Country
The Mighty Diamonds Pass the Kouchie
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers You Got Lucky
The Cure The Hanging Garden
Gipsy Kings Djobi, Djoba
Depeche Mode Leave in Silence
Peter Gabriel San Jacinto
The Wild Swans Revolutionary Spirit
Billy Joel Goodnight Saigon
Joe Jackson Breaking Us in Two
Marshall Crenshaw You're My Favorite Waste of Time
Iron Maiden 22 Acacia Avenue
The Southern Death Cult Fatman
Philippe Lavil Il tape sur des bambous
Explainer Lorraine
The Stranglers Strange Little Girl
Alpha Blondy Brigadier Sabari (Opération Coup de Poing)
Berlin Sex (I'm a...)
The Dream Syndicate The Days of Wine and Roses
Supertramp Don't Leave Me Now
The Southern Death Cult Moya
The Human League Mirror Man
Kate Bush Night of the Swallow
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