Sunday, October 28, 2012

October 28 - November 10, 1982

Smash Hits, October 28, 1982

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Cover: Peter Murphy
Centrespread: Adam Ant
Back cover: Tears For Fears
Interviews: Bauhaus; Wham!; AC/DC; Scarlet Party; Haysi Fantayzee
Lyrics: Life In Tokyo - Japan; Cry Boy Cry - Blue Zoo; Annie Get Your Gun - Squeeze; Young Guns (Go For It) - Wham!; Never Give You Up - Sharon Redd; Love Me Do - Beatles; Zambezi - Piranhas; I Can't Help Myself - Orange Juice; Fun City - Marc and the Mambas; Muscles - Diana Ross; I Don't Wanna Dance - Eddy Grant; 101 Dam-nations - Scarlet Party; Love's Comin' At Ya - Melba Moore; Holy Joe - Haysi Fantayzee
Start: personal file - Tony Hadley;  Sting sells kisses for Oxfam; Fashion: Mulligan, Troy Tate, Al Darby, Dik Davis, Martin Recci; Midge Ure and Mick Karn; Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson; Ian Gillan, The Cucumbers; David Grant marries Gillian Henry;
Bitz: all time top ten - Curt Smith; "Shipbuilding", Robert Wyatt, Elvis Costello, Steve nieve, Clive Langer, Bedders; Eddy Grant; Adam Ant; Captain Sensible; Marc Almond; The Jam; The Piranhas, "Boring" Bob Grover; Classix Nouveaux; BowWowWow, Mike Chapman; Haircut One Hundred; Mood Six; Tintin; Duran Duran "nightclub scuffle"
Single reviews (David Hepworth): The Only Way - Lisa Stansfield; State Violence / State Control - Discharge; No More Blue Horizons (Fool Fool Fool) - China Crisis; Wishing (I Had A Photograph Of You) - A Flock Of Seagulls; Dracula's Tango (Sucker For Your Love) - Toto Coelo; The Best Years Of Our Loves - Modern Romance; Let Me Go - Heaven 17; Forevermore - Bluebells; Annie Get Your Gun - Squeeze; Baby Doll - Girls Can't Help It; Marching On - The Alarm; State Of Independence - Donna Summer; (Sexual) Healing - Marvin Gaye; Ice Cream Factory - Billy MacKenzie; The Love Parade - Undertones; Living On The Ceiling - Blancmange; To Turn The Stone - Frida; Straight Ahead - Nick Straker Band; Tomorrow Never Knows - Monsoon
Album reviews (Beverly Hillier / Peter Stockton / Jim Shelley / Deborah Steels / Mark Steels / Pete Silverton / Neil Tennant / Dave Rimmer / David Hepworth / Mark Ellen / Kimberley Leston ): The Dollar Album - Dollar; Station M.X.J.Y. - Maximum Joy; The Sky's Gone Out - Bauhaus; Quartet - Ultravox; Seduction - The Danse Society; Keep It Live - Dazz Band; Think Positive - Crown Heights Affair; Rip It Up - Orange Juice; The Message - Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five; All Fall Down - The Sound; Corridors Of Power - Gary Moore; Silk Electric - Diana Ross; Bad Man Posse - Junior Murvin; Playtime - Tot Taylor and his Orchestra; Live At The Blue Chonjo Sky Day & Night - OK Jive; Chewing The Fat - Blue Rondo A La Turk
Nights Out: Psychedelic Furs; Mari Wilson

Sunday, October 14, 2012

October 14 - 27, 1982

Smash Hits, October 14, 1982

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Cover: Culture Club
Centrespread: Kid Creole and the Coconuts
Back cover: Toyah
Interviews: Culture Club; White & Torch; Dolly Mixture; Adam Ant; Musical Youth
Lyrics: Slowdive - Siouxsie & the Banshees; Child Come Away - Kim Wilde; Hard to Say I'm Sorry - Chicago; Ziggy Stardust - Bauhaus; Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash; Sensitive - Mick Karn; Annie I'm Not Your Daddy - Kid Creole & the Coconuts; Danger Games - Pinkees; Starmaker - Kids From Fame; Gypsy - Fleetwood Mac; Back On The Chain Gang - Pretenders; From Head To Toe - Elvis Costello & the Attractions; Be Loud Be Proud (Be Heard) - Toyah; Mad World - Tears For Fears
Start: personal file - Midge Ure; Peter Gabriel, Genesis at Milton Keynes Bowl; Boy George, Steve Strange, Melba Moore; Bauhaus: Peter Murphy, Kevin Haskins, David Jay, Daniel Ash, "The Sky's Gone Out", "Press The Eject And Give Me The Tape", Glen Campling, Tones On Tail, "There's Only One"; Lee Kavanagh, Paul Weller, "The Bitterest Pill"; Grace Jones, Jean-Paul Goude 
Bitz: all time top ten - Peter Gabriel; Linx split up; The Guitar Handbook, Andy Summers; Olivia Newton-John; "The Kids From Fame Again"; Monsoon, "Tomorrow Never Knows"; Dee Sharp quits Buzzz; Troy Tate joins Fashion; Nigel Preston and John Lennard quit Theatre Of Hate; Tears For Fears: Roland Orzabal, Curt Smith; The Animals, "House Of The Rising Sun", John Steel, Chas Chandler, Eric Burdon, Hilton Valentine, Alan Price; Jackie Wilson; "The Beatles - Album File And Complete Discography"; "The International Discography Of New Wave", Blondie Tepid Halibut, The Extraterrestrial Coathangers; Fat Larry's Band, Larry James; Squeeze split: Glenn Tilbrook, Chris Difford, Gilson Lavis, Don Snow, John Bentley
Single reviews (Fred Dellar): Child Come Away - Kim Wilde; Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard) - Toyah; Zambezi - Piranhas; I Wanna Do It Wit You - Barry Manilow; Mockingbird - Belle Stars; The Last Love Song - Nigel Sawyer; Shoo-rah Shoo-rah - Pauline Black; I'll Be Satisfied - Shakin' Stevens; Peek A Boo - Devo; Eat Your Heart Out - Hey! Elastica; Thru These Walls - Phil Collins; La Mer - Punching Holes; Old Town - Philip Lynott; The Day Before You Came - Abba; (Thank You Very Much) Waw Dieure Dieuf - Wazi And The Mambetis; Ziggy Stardust - Bauhaus; The Apple Stretching - Grace Jones; Dozen Girls - The Damned; Atlantic City - Bruce Springsteen; State Of The Nation - Vice Squad
Album reviews (Jim Shelley / David Hepworth / Fred Dellar / Peter Stockton / Neil Tennant / Beverly Hillier / Kimberley Leston): Fur Immer - Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft; Love Over Gold - Dire Straits; Strawberries - The Damned; Captured - Natasha; Disc Charge - Boystown Gang; Oi! That's Your Lot / The Only Alternative - Various Artists; Kissing To Be Clever - Culture Club; Carmel - Carmel; UB44 - UB40; Untitled - Marc And The Mambas; Friend Or Foe - Adam Ant; Give Me Your Heart Tonight - Shakin' Stevens
Nights Out: Dexy's Midnight Runners; Billy Idol
Other: Where Are They Now?; Dance Music