Sunday, March 4, 2012

March 4 - 17, 1982

Smash Hits, March 4, 1982

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Martin Fry (ABC)
Centrespread: Soft Cell
Back cover: free Toyah / Human League poster
Interviews: Paul Weller (My Favourite Things); ABC; Human League; Kirk Brandon, Theatre Of Hate
Lyrics: Music For Chameleons - Gary Numan; Love Makes The World Go Round - The Jets; Run To The Hills - Iron Maiden; Mickey - Toni Basil; You're The One For Me - D. Train; Let's Start To Dance Again - Hamilton Bohannon; Precious - The Jam; Don't Stop - The Mood; School's Out - Alice Cooper; Showroom Dummies - Kraftwerk; Some Guys Have All The Luck - Robert Palmer; Don't Love Me Too Hard - The Nolans; The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Tight Fit; Fool If You Think It's Over - Elkie Brooks
The Pictures: Buzzz; Alice Cooper; Alan Wilder, Depeche Mode
Bitz: Gary Numan; Sunbeam GRII Double Sandwich Maker, Stranglers, Golden Brown; Paul McCartney, The Cimarons, Reggaebility; Twenty With A Bullet; Echo and the Bunnymen, "Shine So Hard", "Le Via Luonge"; Vice Squad, Beki Bondage; Altered Images, "See Those Eyes", "Pinky Blue"'; Pete Shelley; Skids split up, Richard Jobson, Russell Webb, Stuart Adamson; The Jam, "The Gift"; Madness; Status Quo, Pete Kircher; Richard "Dimples" Field; Whitesnake, Mick Moody; Soft Cell; J. Geils Band; The Jets, Bob Cotton; all time top ten - Jake Burns; personal file - Joanne (Human League)
Single reviews (): Party Fears Two - Associates; Work - Spizz Energi 2; Crime Of Life - Funkapolitan; Kick In The Eye - Bauhaus; Music For Chameleons - Gary Numan; Hollywood - Thin Lizzy; The View From Her Room - Weekend; Tonight I'm Gonna Love You All Over - Four Tops; Crimson - Rudi / Sweet Talk - Rimshots; Snack Attack - Godley & Creme; Seven And Seven Is - Alice Cooper; Sex Unter Wasser - D.A.F.; House On Fire - Boomtown Rats; Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It) - Kool and the Gang; 'Ullo John! Gotta New Motor? - Alexei Sayle; Because You're Young - Private Lives; Let The Four Winds Blow - Tenpole Tudor; Barbara - Randy Edelman; Nightbirds - Shakatak; Inside Mind - Barracudas; Is It A Dream? - Classix Nouveau; In Dreams - Marty Wilde
Album reviews (Mark Ellen / Red Starr / Pete Silverton / Ian Birch / Johnny Black / David Hepworth / Johnny Black / Dave Rimmer): To The Shores Of Lake Placid - Various Artists (Echo & The Bunnymen, The Turquoise Swimming Pools, Big In Japan, Those Naughty Lumps, The Teardrop Explodes, Kevin Stapleton, Whopper); Diamond - Spandau Ballet; Across The Airwaves - Marc Bolan and T. Rex; Fun Boy Three - Fun Boy Three; Solid State Survivor - Yellow Magic Orchestra; Pelican West - Haircut One Hundred; Heart On A Wall - Jimmy Destri; Roman Gods - Fleshtones; Dr. Heckle and Mr. Jive - Pigbag; Repercussion - The dB's; Heart Skips Beat - Jona Lewie
Nights Out: Tenpole Tudor
Other: The Human League: An Illustrated Record - drawn by Harry North

2 comments:

  1. thanks for those great magazine scans!

    please provide the other 1982 and 1983 editions also -

    I'm looking for any ABC Martin Fry related stuff for my ABC Martin Fry fansite

    www.abcmartinfry.de


    thanks
    Michael

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  2. What a great Cover! Worthy of being framed on a wall! Love your posts!

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