Summer Chart Flashback: Summer Singles 1982

HERC loves him some 1982 music.  The list of Top 45 Summer Singles below was culled from the 15 weeks of the Top 45 on the Hot 100 charts, running from May 29th through September 4th.  Seven of the Top 10 songs are from Top 10 Albums Of Summer 1982 and nearly all are on the playlist at the bottom of the page.

45Think I'm In Love - Eddie Money
44Still They Ride - Journey
43Without You - Franke & the Knockouts
42Eye In The Sky - Alan Parsons Project
41American Music - Pointer Sisters
40Who Can It Be Now? - Men At Work
39Play The Game Tonight - Kansas
38Take Me Down - Alabama
37What Kind Of Fool Am I - Rick Springfield
36Do I Do - Stevie Wonder
35Any Day Now - Ronnie Milsap
34Love Will Turn You Around - Kenny Rogers
33You Should Hear How She Talks About You - Melissa Manchester
32Jack And Diane - John Cougar
31Love Is In Control - Donna Summer*
30Empty Garden - Elton John
29Body Language - Queen
28Man On Your Mind - Little River Band
27Caught Up In You - .38 Special
26Tainted Love - Soft Cell
25Making Love - Roberta Flack
24Only The Lonely - The Motels
23Take It Away - Paul McCartney
22Crimson and Clover - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts*
21I've Never Been To Me - Charlene
20Wasted On The Way - Crosby, Stills and Nash
19Love's Been A Little Bit Hard On Me - Juice Newton
18It's Gonna Take A Miracle - Deniece Williams
17Vacation - The Go-Go's
16867-5309/Jenny - Tommy Tutone
15Keep The Fire Burnin' - REO Speedwagon
14Even The Nights Are Better - Air Supply
13Hard To Say I'm Sorry - Chicago
12Let It Whip - Dazz Band
11The Other Woman - Ray Parker Jr.
10Don't Talk To Strangers - Rick Springfield
9Always On My Mind - Willie Nelson
8Hold Me - Fleetwood Mac
7Heat Of The Moment - Asia
6Abracadabra - Steve Miller Band*
5Rosanna - Toto
4Hurts So Good - John Cougar
3Don't You Want Me - Human League
2Ebony & Ivory - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
1Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor

1 comment:

  1. Looking back, it's hard to believe how popular "Ebony and Ivory" was. It's not a very good song and if it hadn't been written and recorded by two music legends, I doubt it would have charted at all.