Sunday, August 19, 2012

August 19 - September 1, 1982

Smash Hits, August 19, 1982

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Cover: John Taylor
Centrespread: Simple Minds
Back cover: Donna Summer
Interviews: The Stranglers; Sting; Duran Duran
Lyrics: John Wayne Is Big Leggy - Haysi Fantayzee; Save A Prayer - Duran Duran; The Clapping Song - Belle Stars; Nobody's Fool - Haircut One Hundred; What - Soft Cell; Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Boys Town Gang; Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor; Spread A Little Happiness - Sting; Hurry Home - Wavelength; I Eat Cannibals - Toto Coelo; Bamboo Music - Sylvian & Sakamoto; When The Tigers Broke Free - Pink Floyd; White Boys And Heroes - Gary Numan
The Pictures: Kevin Rowland, Marie Fahey, "Come On Eileen"; Fun Boy Three, "Summertime", Victor Lownes, Nicky Holland; Toto Coelo, Sheen, Lacey, Lindsey
Bitz: 10cc: Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman; Jam tour; Joan Jett, "Bad Reputation"; Gillan, "Living In The City"'; Survivor; Siouxsie and the Banshees, "Kiss In The Dreamhouse"; Futurama Festival: New Order, Durutti Column, Thomas Dolby, The Three Courgettes, A Flock Of Seagulls, Dalek I, Dead Or Alive, Southern Death Cult, The Room, The Farmer's Boys; Orange Juice, Holden Caulfield Universal; Bananarama, Peter Fonda, Honda motorcycles, Captain Sensible and Dolly Mixture, Choc Dip!; Kate Bush; Simple Minds, "Glittering Prize", "New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84); Paul Weller; Captain Sensible; Depeche Mode, "Leave In Silence", Daniel Miller; Gary Numan moves to Los Angeles, learns to shoot; Boys Town Gang; all time top ten - Les Nemes; personal file - Jennie Bellestar
Single reviews (Neil Tennant): Walking On Sunshine - Rockers Revenge Featuring Donnie Calvin; Nobody's Fool - Haircut One Hundred; Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Modern Romance; Tomorrow Has Been Cancelled - Pola Henreid; Breaking Us In Two - Joe Jackson; Shake It Up, Shake It Up - The Managers; Running Aways - The Raincoats; Beatnik Beach - The Go-Go's; Passion - The Flirts; What! - Soft Cell; Rising From The Dread - UK Decay; The Heavens Are Crying - Blue Rondo A La Turk; Love Shadow - Fashion; Save A Prayer - Duran Duran; Hot In The City - Billy Idol; Daylight - Matumbi; Siberian Sid - 24 Hours; August Grass - Big View; 20th Century Boy/Dreamy Lady/The Groover/New York City - T-Rex; I Know There's Something Going On - Frida; Touch - The Quick; Empty Bed - Boy Meets Girl; Backchat - Queen; Gloria - Laura Brannigan; Memory Of Your Name - Private Lives; Flaming Desire - Bill Nelson
Album reviews (Peter Silverton / Fred Dellar / Dave Rimmer / Ian Birch / Kimberly Lesion / ): Vacation - Go-Go's; Trio - Trio; What Me Worry? - Yukihiro Takahashi; Tantalizingly Hot - Stephanie Mills; Still Out Of Order - Infa-Riot / City Baby Attacked By Rats - GBH; Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor; All Night Long - The BB&Q Band / Every Way But Loose - Plunky And The Oneness Of Juju
Nights Out: J Walter Negro

Sunday, August 5, 2012

August 5 - 18, 1982

Smash Hits, August 05, 1982

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Cover: The Associates
Centrespread: Duran Duran
Back cover: Belle Stars
Interviews: Associates; Talk Talk; The Clash; Annabella Lwin
Lyrics: Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) - Donna Summer; Summertime - Fun Boy Three; When The Hangover Strikes - Squeeze; Today - Talk Talk; Asylums In Jerusalem - Scritti Politti; Secret Heart - Tight Fit; Murphy's Law - Cheri; 18 Carat Love Affair - Associates; A Man Out Of Time - Elvis Costello; Arthur Daley ('E's Alright) - The Firm; Julia's Song - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark; My Girl Lollipop - Bad Manners; Feel Me - Blancmange
The Pictures: Terry Hall, Jeanette, WOMAD; Sylvia And The Sapphires; Motorhead: Lemmy, Phil Taylor, Brian Robertson; Take It Away: Eric Steward, Linda McCartney, Steve Gadd, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, George Martin
Bitz: Sting, "Spread A Little Happiness", Brimstone And Treacle; Bucks Fizz, Australia, Mike Nolan, Susanne Suley; Bananarama; Fame, Irene Cara; Madness; Kim Wilde; Suggs and Bette Bright have a daughter; Wham!, George Michael, Andrew Ridgeley; "Rock Secrets"; Paul Weller seeks female singer; "Chalk Dust - The Umpire Strikes Back", The Brat, Roger Kitter, Mo Foster, Mike Walling; "Postman Pat", Ken Barrie; Roxy Music tour; Philip Jap; Michael Schenker Group: "Assault Attack", Ted McKenna, Graham Bonnet; Dr. Feelgood: Buzz Barwell and Pat McMullin replace Sparko and The Big Figure; all time top ten - Kate (Haysi Fantayzee); personal file - Martha Ladly
Single reviews (Tim De Lisle): Man Out Of Time - Elvis Costello And The Attractions; Wot - Captain Sensible; Spread A Little Happiness - Sting; Two Hearts Together - Orange Juice; Still In Love - Rose Royce; Louis Quatorze - Bow Wow Wow; 18 Carat Love Affair - Associates; My Girl Lollipop - Bad Manners; Children Of The Revolution / I Love To Boogie / Solid Gold Easy Action / London Boys - T Rex; Give Me More Time - Nicole / It Ain't Easy Comin' Down - Charlene; Why - Carly Simon; Refugee - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers; Under The Boardwalk - Tom Tom Club; African And White - China Crisis; The Dreaming - Kate Bush; Asylums In Jerusalem - Scritti Politti; Summertime - Fun Boy Three; Secret Heart - Tight Fit; Bamboo Music / Bamboo Houses - Sylvian / Sakamoto; From Small Things Big Things Come - Dave Edmunds
Album reviews (Peter Silverton / Dave Rimmer / Kimberley Leston / Neil Tenant / Fred Dellar / David Hepworth): I Want Candy - Bow Wow Wow; Soul Force - The Dance; African Queen - Allez Allez; The Indi-Pop Compilasian - Various Artists: Monsoon, Dee Kathrecha, Jhalib, Mohammed Raza, John Keliehor, Disharhi, Thika; Shout! Shout! - Rocky Sharpe And The Replays; Love Has Found Its Way - Dennis Brown; Sooner Or Later - Larry Graham, Donna Summer - Donna Summer
Nights Out: Steve Miller
Other: You Were Working As A Waitress In A Cocktail Bar: famous meetings