Sunday, November 25, 2012

November 25 - December 8, 1982

Smash Hits, November 25, 1982

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Cover: Japan
Centrespread: Duran Duran + road crew
Back cover: Talk Talk
Interviews: Japan; A Flock Of Seagulls; Duran Duran; Blancmange
Lyrics: Time (Clock Of The Heart) - Culture Club; Pleasure Boys - Visage; (Beware) Boyfriend - Mari Wilson; Our House - Madness; Beat Surrender - Jam; Youth Of Today - Musical Youth; Love Is A Stranger - Eurythmics; Here I Go Again - Whitesnake; Back To Love - Evelyn King; State Of Independence - Donna Summer; The Girl Is Mine - Michael Jackson/Paul McCartney; Follow The Leaders - Killing Joke; Cheers Then - Bananarama
Start: personal file - Steve Strange; Bryan Ferry's baby Benjamin; Tears For Fears, Graduate; David Bowie, Bing Crosby, "Peace On Earth"/"Little Drummer Boy"; Abba; Disconnection, "Bali Ha'i"; Japan; Marc Almond, Nicola Claridge; Steve Wright, Mike Watson, "I'm alright - you alright?"  
Bitz: Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson; Rick James; Musical Youth tour cancelled; Spear Of Destiny: Kirk Brandon, Stan Stammers; David Van Day, "Do You Believe In Fairies?"; Siouxsie And The Banshees, "Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant"; Soft Cell, "The Art Of Falling Apart", "Where The Heart Is"; The Maisonettes: Nick Parry, Denise Ward, Mark Tibbenham, Lol Mason, Elaine Williams; Haircut One Hundred album delayed, tour rescheduled; John Lennon, "Collection"; Status Quo, "From The Makers Of…"; The Undertones, "Sin Of Pride"; "The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Black Music"; Phil Everly, "Louise"
all time top ten - Junior Waite
Single reviews (Deborah Steels): Beat Surrender - The Jam; Little Town - Cliff Richard; Bali Ha'i - Disconnection; Time - Culture Club; Pleasure Boys - Visage; Buffalo Gals - Malcolm McLaren & The World Famous Supreme Team; Jukebox (Don't Put Another Dime) - The Flirts; Kiss Of No Return - Trevor Herion; Cash In Hand - The Firm; Forever - Little Steven and the Disciples Of Soul; Cheers Then - Bananarama; You Can't Hurry Love - Phil Collins; Theme From E.T. (The Extra Terrestrial); Desperate But Not Serious - Adam Ant; So In Love With You - Winston Groovy; Take It On The Chin - Kim Carnes; If You Can't Stand The Heat - Bucks Fizz; Girl Of 1000 Lists - Go-Go's; Envy The Love - The Apollinaires; If You Leave Can I Come Too? - Mental As Anything; This First Dance - The Recognitions; Mannequin - The Kids From Fame; Show Me The Way - R-A-C-E; Cast A Long Shadow - The Monochrome Set
Album reviews (Jim Shelley / Peter Silverton / Ian Cranna / Neil Tennant / Kimberley Leston / Ian Cranna / Fred Dellar / David Hepworth / Deborah Steels / Peter Stockton): Immigrants - Sandii And The Sunsetz; Oh No! It's Devo - Devo; No Man's Land - Lene Lovich; La Variete - Weekend; Moving Windows - Our Daughter's Wedding; Forging Ahead - Bad Manners; Famous Last Words - Supertramp; Long After Dark - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; Killer On The Rampage - Eddy Grant; Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms, Some People Think It's Fun To Entertain - China Crisis; Warrior Rock - Toyah; "Titles" - Mick Karn; The Maverick Years - Wah; Steamin' Hot - The Reddings; Frooty Rooties - Eric Stewart; Men Without Women - Little Steven & the Disciples Of Soul
Nights Out: Squeeze; ABC; Depeche Mode

Sunday, November 11, 2012

November 11 - 24, 1982

Smash Hits, November 11, 1982

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Cover: Edwyn Collins
Centrespread: Musical Youth
Back cover: Eddy Grant
Interviews: Orange Juice; John Cougar; Human League: Joanne and Susann; Erazerhead; Blue Zoo; The Jam
Lyrics: Rio - Duran Duran; The Other Side Of Love - Yazoo; Living On The Ceiling - Blancmange; Jack And Diane - John Cougar; The Apple Stretching - Grace Jones; All Right Now - Free; Caroline - Status Quo; Do It To The Music - Raw Silk; Move It - Cliff Richard; The Day Before You Came - Abba; It's Raining Again - Supertramp; Supertramp; Mirror Man - Human League; Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) - A Flock Of Seagulls; Let Me Go! - Heaven 17; Hymn - Ultravox
Start: personal file - John Peel; Thomas Dolby, Magnus Pyke; Madness; Elton John; Robert "Kool" Bell, Bev Hillier, Steve Singleton; Tony Hadley; Animal Nightlife
Bitz: Sharon Redd; The Peech Boys: Michael de Benedictus, R. Bernard Fowler, Robert Casper, Larry Levan; Dionne Warwick; Men At Work: Colin Hay, John Rees, Jerry Speiser, Ron Strykert, Greg Ham; Raw Silk: Valerie Petiford, Tenita Jordan, Jessica Cleaves; Musical Youth tour; XTC: "Waxworks", "Beeswax"; Squeeze: "Singles 45 And Under"; Free: "Completely Free"; Abba: "The Singles"; The Associates, "A Matter Of Gender"; Yazoo; Sandii And The Sunsets; "Duran Duran: Their Story", Kasper de Graaf; Ultravox tour; Haircut One Hundred, Mark Fox; The Bluebells court case; Orange Juice tour; Free: Paul Kossof, Paul Rogers, Simon Kirke, Andy Fraser; all time top ten - Stephen Luscombe and Neil Arthur;
Single reviews (Neil Tennant): I'm So Hot For You - Bobby "O"; Mirror Man - Human League; Baby Turns Blue - Virgin Prunes; There Goes A Tenner - Kate Bush; Baby I'm A Fool For You - Sylvia And The Sapphires; Heartache Avenue - The Maisonettes; Love Is Just The Great Pretender - Animal Nightlife; Once In A Lifetime - Riuchi Sakamoto & Robin Scott; Ding Dong - Klaus Nomi; Dancing With Ideas - A Popular History Of Signs; I've Been A Bad Bad Boy - Marcel; Youth Of Today - Musical Youth; Back To Love - Evelyn King; (Beware) Boyfriend - Mari Wilson; Our House - Madness; Light - Music For Pleasure; Thank You - Pale Fountains; The Other Side Of Love - Yazoo; Love - John Lennon; It's You Only You - Lene Lovich; Autumn Leaves - One Plus One; Truly - Lionel Richie; Losing True - The Roches; Imagination - Anusia; Drumbeat For Baby - Weekend; Keep The Fire Burning - Gwen McCrae; Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) - Simple Minds
Album reviews (Pete Silverton / Dave Rimmer / Ian Birch / Neil Tennant / David Hepworth / Dave Rimmer / Johnny Black / Kimberley Leston / Mark Ellen / Peter Stockton): Absolutely - Rod Stewart; Lupa - Palais Schaumberg; Living My Life - Grace Jones; Redd Hott - Sharon Redd; H20 - Daryl Hall & John Oates; Hello I Must Be Going - Phil Collins; Gifts And Telegrams - Patrik Fitzgerald; The Other Side Of The Rainbow - Melba Moore; Left Hundred Dream - Riuchi Sakamoto; Sanctuary - The Passions; Journey Without Maps Vol. 7 - Various Artists [Toe-Knee-Black-Burn - Binky Baker, Two Minds Crack, The Fix, 23 Jewels, The Outsiders]; The Nightfly - Donald Fagen; The Rise And Fall - Madness; Rice Music - Masami Tsuchiya; I Scare Myself - Barry Reynolds; Youth Of Today - Musical Youth; A Kiss In The Dreamhouse - Siouxsie And The Banshees; Heartbreaker - Dionne Warwick
Nights Out: Killing Joke; Fat Larry's Band; Kim Wilde