Sunday, July 22, 2012

July 22 - August 4, 1982

Smash Hits, July 22, 1982

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Cover: Lee Thompson, Madness
Centrespread: ABC
Back cover: Paul Weller, Paul McCartney
Interviews: Madness; Haysi Fantayzee; The Damned; China Crisis; Kevin Rowland
Lyrics: Fame - Irene Cara; Driving In My Car - Madness; Don't Go - Yazoo; It Started With A Kiss - Hot Chocolate; Too Late - Junior; Heat Of The Moment - Asia; Machinery - Sheena Easton; Stool Pigeon - Kid Creole; African And White - China Crisis; The Things That Dreams Are Made Of - Human League; Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners; Lovely Money - Damned; The Only Way Out - Cliff Richard
The Pictures: Aerobics: Dik, Mulligan, Sally-Ann (Bardo)
Bitz: Trio; Stranglers, "Strange Little Girl"; Japan; Beki Bondage; Toyah; Vinyl Frontier: Dalek I Love You, Alan Gill, Gordon Hon, Kenny Peers, "Holiday In Disneyland" / "Masks And Licences" / "Heaven Was Bought For Me"; Judas Priest, "Screaming For Vengeance"; Alvin Stardust, "I Want You Back In My Life Again" / "I Just Wanna Make Love To You"; Charlene, "I've Never Been To Me"; Farmer's Boys, "Whatever Is He Like?"; Steve Miller; Holiday 82: Tenpole Tudor, Geoff Deane, Kevin Rowland, Francis Rossi, Martin Gore, Alan Wilder, Cliff Richard, Steve Strange, Thereza, Kate Bush, BowWowWow, David Van Day, Dave Gahan, Andy Fletcher, Mick Karn, Gary Numan, Phil Lynott, Buster Bloodvessel; all time top ten - David Grant; personal file - Alf
Single reviews (Dave Rimmer): Past Meets Present - Weekend; When The Hangover Strikes - Squeeze; Fantasy - Brandi Wells / Golden Moments - Fat Larry's Band; Stool Pigeon - Kid Creole and the Coconuts; Strange Little Girl - Stranglers; Driving In My Car - Madness; Woman - Anti-Nowhere League; Mysteries Of The East - Jhalib; It's A Brand New Day - Splashdown / Scarlet On A Thursday - Bamboo Blue / Another Bottle Of Wine - Houston We Have A Problem / I Eat Cannibals - Toto Coello; Holiday In Disneyland - Dalek I Love You; Missbehavin' - UK Players; Machinery - Sheena Easton; Discordo 45 - Diagram Brothers; Endlessly - John Foxx; Love My Way - Psychedelic Furs; Let's Stay Together - Roy Ayers; Just Because - War; Justice - Paul Haig; Cynical Girl - Marshall Crenshaw; Together - Philip Lynott; The Clapping Song - Belle Stars; Hit The Road Jack - Buzzz; Girl's Got To Know - Aswad
Album reviews (Ian Birch / Fred Dellar / Dave Rimmer / Neil Tennant / David Hepworth): Too-Rye-Ay - Kevin Rowland and Dexy's Midnight Runners; Pictures At Eleven - Robert Plant; Royal Jam - Crusaders; The Party's Over - Talk Talk; Turn Out The Lights - Bernie Torme; Under The Big Black Sun - X; The Lords Of The New Church - The Lords Of The New Church; Mirage - Fleetwood Mac; Junkyard - The Birthday Party
Nights Out: Gary Crowley, Tuesday Club, Camden Palace: Culture Club, Boy George, Bananarama, Bobby Bluebell, Higsons, Jennie Belle Star, Joe Strummer, Jerry Dammers, Chrissy Boy, Switch Higson
Other: Smash Hits Quiz Book, part 3

Sunday, July 8, 2012

July 8 - 21, 1982

Smash Hits, July 08, 1982

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Cover: Soft Cell
Centrespread: The Associates
Back cover: Yazoo
Interviews: Soft Cell; The Bluebells; Beki Bondage; Imagination
Lyrics: Tiny Children - Teardrop Explodes; Plaything - Linx; I Second That Emotion - Japan; Shy Boy - Bananarama; Take It Away - Paul McCartney; Rock The Casbah - The Clash; Streetwalkin' - Shakatak; Margate - Chas & Dave; Marine Boy - Haircut One Hundred; Angel In Blue - J. Geils Band; No Getting Over You - Paris; War Child - Blondie
The Pictures: Elvis Costello, David Bailey; Fashion, "Fabrique", David Bailey; Haysi Fantayzee, Jeremiah, Kate
Bitz: Haircut One Hundred, "Coming Home"; Human League, "Love And Dancing"; James Honeyman-Scott dies; Jamming! fanzine, Scritti Politti, TV21, "Paul Weller On Pop", Paul McCartney; Ultravox Information Service; "Nine To Five", Adam Ant, Toyah, The Man Eaters; Shalamar, Geoffrey Daniel, body popping; Everything But The Girl, Tracey Thorn, Ben Watt, "Night And Day"; John Foxx, "Endlessly"; Magazine, "After The Fact"; "Fanfare", Skids; Psychedelic Furs, "Love My Way" / "Aeroplane"; Weekend, "Past Meets Present"; Echo & The Bunnymen; Madness, "Driving In My Car'; The Apollinaires, "The Feeling's Gone", Jerry Dammers, Rhoda Dakar; all time top ten - Captain Sensible; personal file - Kevin Rowland
Single reviews (Ian Birch): Don't Go - Yazoo; Pato And Roger (Ago Talk) - Pato And Roger; Danubee - M; Your Imagination - Daryl Hall & John Oates; Call Me Up (If I'm Home) - Gang Of Four; War Child - Blondie; John Wayne Is Big Leggy - Haysi Fantayzee; The Big Bean - Pigbag; By The Way (I'm Still In Love With You) - Modern Romance; Haven't We Met Somewhere Before? - Telex; I Was Tired Of Being Alone - Patrice Rushen; The Feeling's Gone - Apollinaires; Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners & The Emerald Express; Will You Or Won't You? - Dooleys; Lovely Money - Damned; Look Who's Lonely Now - Randy Crawford; Ungawa Part 2 - Pulsallama; Da Da Da - Trio; We All Work Out - Beggar & Co; Soul Deep - Gary U.S. Bonds; Take It Away - Paul McCartney
Album reviews (David Hepworth / Beverly Hillier / Ian Cranna / David Bostock / Fred Dellar / Tim De Lisle / Ian Birch / Neil Tennant): Imperial Bedroom - Elvis Costello; Happy Together - Odyssey; Palais Schaumberg - Palais Schaumberg / Volle Kraft Voraus - Die Krupps; Billy Idol - Billy Idol; All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes - Pete Townshend; Night And Day - Joe Jackson; Change Of Heart - Positive Noise; Gap Band IV - Gap Band; The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) - Bill Nelson; Fabrique - Fashion; Check Us Out - Light Of The World; Abracadadra - Steve Miller Band
Nights Out: Culture Club
Other: Smash Hits Quiz Book, part 2