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The Top 100 Pop Singles of 1982 - * Song went #1

*1..PHYSICAL, Olivia Newton-John (MCA) (#1, Nov 1981)
*2..EYE OF THE TIGER, Survivor (Scotti Brothers) (#1, July)
*3..I LOVE ROCK 'N' ROLL, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Boardwalk) (#1, March)
*4..EBONY AND IVORY, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder (Columbia) (#1, May)
*5..CENTERFOLD, The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) (#1, Feb)
*6..DON'T YOU WANT ME, The Human League (A&M/Virgin) (#1, July)
*7..JACK AND DIANE, John Cougar (Mellencamp) (Riva) (#1, Oct)
8..HURTS SO GOOD, John Cougar (Mellencamp) (Riva) (#2, Aug)
*9..ABRACADABRA, The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) (#1, Sept)
*10..HARD TO SAY I'M SORRY, Chicago (Full Moon) (#1, Sept)
11 TAINTED LOVE/, WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO, Soft Cell (Sire) (#8, July)
*12..CHARIOTS OF FIRE - TITLES, Vangelis (Polydor) (#1, May)
13..HARDEN MY HEART, Quarterflash (Geffen) (#3, Feb)
14..ROSANNA, Toto (Columbia) (#2, July)
*15..I CAN'T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do), Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) (#1, Jan)
16..867-5309/JENNY, Tommy Tutone (Columbia) (#4, May)
17..KEY LARGO, Bertie Higgins (Kat Family) (#8, April)
18..YOU SHOULD HEAR HOW SHE TALKS ABOUT YOU, Melissa Manchester (Arista) (#5, Sept)
19..WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU, Foreigner (Atlantic) (#2, Nov 1981)
20..DON'T TALK TO STRANGERS, Rick Springfield (RCA) (#2, May)
21..THE SWEETEST THING (I've Ever Known), Juice Newton (Capitol) (#7, Feb)
22..ALWAYS ON MY MIND, Willie Nelson (Columbia) (#5, June)
23..SHAKE IT UP, The Cars (Elektra) (#4, Feb)
24..LET IT WHIP, The Dazz Band (Motown) (#5, July)
25..WE GOT THE BEAT, The Go-Go's (I.R.S.) (#2, April)
26..THE OTHER WOMAN, Ray Parker Jr. (Arista) (#4, June)
27..TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND, George Benson (Warner Brothers) (#5, Feb)
28..SWEET DREAMS, Air Supply (Arista) (#5, March)
29..ONLY THE LONELY, The Motels (Capitol) (#9, July)
*30..WHO CAN IT BE NOW, Men At Work (Coulmbia) (#1, Oct)
31..HOLD ME, Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) (#4, July)
32..EYE IN THE SKY, The Alan Parsons Project (Arista) (#3, Oct)
33..LET'S GROOVE, Earth, Wind, and Fire (ARC) (#3, Dec 1981)
34..OPEN ARMS, Journey (Columbia) (#2, Feb)
35..LEADER OF THE BAND, Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon/Epic) (#9, March)
36..LEATHER AND LACE, Stevie Nicks and Don Henley (Modern) (#6, Jan)
37..EVEN THE NIGHTS ARE BETTER, Air Supply (Arista) (#5, Sept)
38..I'VE NEVER BEEN TO ME, Charlene (Motown) (#3, May)
39..'65 LOVE AFFAIR, Paul Davis (Arista) (#6, May)
40..HEAT OF THE MOMENT, Asia (Geffen) (#4, June)
41..TAKE IT EASY ON ME, The Little River Band (Capitol) (#10, March)
42..PAC-MAN FEVER, Buckner and Garcia (Columbia) (#9, March)
43..THAT GIRL, Stevie Wonder (Tamla) (#4, March)
*44..PRIVATE EYES, Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) (#1, Nov 1981)
45..TROUBLE, Lindsay Buckingham (Elektra) (#9, Jan)
46..MAKING LOVE, Roberta Flack (Atlantic) (#13, June)
47..LOVE'S BEEN A LITTLE BIT HARD ON ME, Juice Newton (Capitol) (#7, July)
48..YOUNG TURKS, Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) (#5, Dec 1981)
49..FREEZE-FRAME, The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) (#4, April)
50..KEEP THE FIRE BURNIN', REO Speedwagon (Epic) (#7, Aug)
51..DO YOU BELEIVE IN LOVE, Huey Lewis and the News (Chrysalis) (#7, April)
52..COOL NIGHT, Paul Daivs (Arista) (#11, Feb)
53..CAUGHT UP IN YOU, .38 Special (A&M) (#10, July)
54..WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE, Diana Ross (RCA) (#7, Dec 1981)
55..LOVE IN THE FIRST DEGREE, Alabama (RCA) (#15, March)
56..HOOKED ON CLASSICS, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Louis Clark (RCA) (#10, Jan)
57..WASTED ON THE WAY, Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic) (#9, Aug)
58..THINK I'M IN LOVE, Eddie Money (Columbia) (#16, Sept)
59..LOVE IS IN CONTROL (Finger On the Trigger), Donna Summer (Geffen) (#10, Sept)
60..PERSONALLY, Karla Bonoff (Columbia) (#19, Aug)
61..ONE HUNDRED WAYS, Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M) (#14, April)
62..BLUE EYES, Elton John (Geffen) (#12, Oct)
63..OUR LIPS ARE SEALED, The Go-Go's (I.R.S.) (#20, Dec 1981)
64..YOU COULD HAVE BEEN WITH ME, Sheena Easton (EMI-America) (#15, Feb)
65..YOU CAN DO MAGIC, America (Capitol) (#8, Oct)
66..DID IN A MINUTE, Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) (#9, May)
67..I RAN (So Far Away), A Flock Of Seagulls (Jive) (#9, Oct)
68..SOMEBODY'S BABY, Jackson Browne (Asylum) (#7, Oct)
69..OH NO, The Commodores (Motown) (#4, Dec 1981)
70..TAKE IT AWAY, Paul McCartney (Columbia) (#10, Aug)
71..IT'S GONNA TAKE A MIRACLE, Denice Williams (ARC) (#10, June)
72..LOVE WILL TURN YOU AROUND, Kenny Rogers (Liberty) (#13, Aug)
73..DON'T STOP BELIEVIN', Jouney (Columbia) (#9, Dec 1981)
74..COMIN' IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE, Barbra Streisand (Columbia) (#11, Jan)
75..GLORIA, Laura Branigan (Atlantic) (#2, Nov)
76..EMPTY GARDEN (Hey Hey Johnny), Elton John (Geffen) (#13, May)
77..YESTERDAY'S SONGS, Neil Diamond (Columbia) (#11, Jan)
78..CRIMSON AND CLOVER, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Boardwalk) (#7, June)
79..EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC, The Police (A&M) (#3, Dec 1981)
80..HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You), Air Supply (Arista) (#5, Nov 1981)
81..I KEEP FORGETTIN' (Every Time You're Near), Michael McDonald (Warner Brothers (#4, Oct)
82..GET DOWN ON IT, Kool and the Gang (De-Lite) (#10, May)
83..ANY DAY NOW, Ronnie Milsap (RCA) (#14, July)
84..MAKE A MOVE ON ME, Olivia Newton-John (MCA) (#5, April)
85..TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It), Kool and the Gang (#17, Dec 1981)
86 MIRROR MIRROR, Diana Ross (RCA) (#8, March)
87..VACATION, The Go-Go's (I.R.S.) (#8, Aug)
88..(Oh) PRETTY WOMAN, Van Halen (Warner Brothers) (#12, April)
89..SHOULD I DO IT, The Pointer Sisters (Planet) (#13, April)
90..HOT IN THE CITY, Billy Idol (Chysalis) (#23, Sept)
91..KIDS IN AMERICA, Kim Wilde (EMI-America) (#25, Aug)
92..MAN ON YOUR MIND, The Little River Band (Capitol) (#14, May)
93..WHAT'S FOREVER FOR, Michael Martin Murphey (Liberty) (#19, Oct)
94..WAITING ON A FRIEND, The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) (#13, Feb)
95..DO I DO, Stevie Wonder (Motown) (#13, July)
96..WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND, Loverboy (Columbia) (#29, Feb)
97..GOIN' DOWN, Greg Guidry (Badlands) (#17, May)
*98..ARTHUR'S THEME (Best That You Can Do), Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers) (#1, Oct 1981)
99..THROUGH THE YEARS, Kenny Rogers (Liberty) (#13, March)
100..EDGE OF SEVENTEEN (Just Like the White Winged Dove), Stevie Nicks (Modern) (#11, April)


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