Category Archive: 1982

HOT IN THE CITY

Hot in the City Released 27 May 1982 Format 7″, 12″ Recorded January 1, 1982 Genre New wave Length 3:38 Label Chrysalis Songwriter(s) Billy Idol Producer(s) Keith Forsey “Hot in the City” is a 1982 song by Billy Idol, released on his self-titled album. It charted at No. 23 in the US and No. 58 …

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NOW YOU SEE ME, NOW YOU DON’T

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t (album) Released August 1982 Recorded September 1981; January 1982 Genre Rock, gospel Label EMI Producer Cliff Richard & Craig Pruess Now You See Me, Now You Don’t is an album by the English singer Cliff Richard released in August 1982 on the EMI label. It reached No. 4 …

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SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO (song)

Should I Stay or Should I Go From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 10 June 1982 Format 7″ single cassette Length 3:06 Label Epic 14-03006 Songwriter(s) Topper Headon Mick Jones Paul Simonon Joe Strummer Producer(s) The Clash “Should I Stay or Should I Go” is a song by the English punk rock band the Clash, …

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SONGS FOR A WINTER NIGHT (George Hamilton IV)

Songs for a Winter’s Night From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Studio album by George Hamilton IV Released 1982 Genre Country/Easy Listening Label Ronco Producer Gordon Smith Songs For a Winter’s Night is a studio album by American country musician George Hamilton IV released in 1982 on the TV advertised Ronco label in the UK and …

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TRUE BLUE (John Williamson song)

True Blue (John Williamson song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia B-side “Alice Springs” Released 1982 Genre Country music Label Gum Leaf Recordings Songwriter(s) John Williamson “True Blue” is an Australian folk song written and performed in 1981 by singer-songwriter John Williamson. The lyrical content utilises Australian slang heavily, with the title meaning authentically Australian. The …

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HARD TO SAY I’M SORRY (song)

Hard to Say I’m Sorry Released May 17, 1982 Format 7″ single Recorded 1982 Genre Soft rock Length 5:06 (Album Version, with “Get Away”) 3:51 (Alternate Edit) 3:40 (Single Version) “Hard to Say I’m Sorry” is a song by American rock group Chicago. It was written by lead singer Peter Cetera and producer David Foster, …

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GLORIAM (Laura Branigan)

Laura Branigan version 1982 Released June 1982 (US) December 1982 (UK) Format 7″ 12″ CD Recorded 1981 Los Angeles Genre Synthpop Italo disco Length 4:50 Label Atlantic Writer(s) Umberto Tozzi Giancarlo Bigazzi Trevor Veitch Producer(s) Jack White Greg Mathieson Atlantic Records’ managing director Doug Morris suggested that Laura Branigan work with producer Jack White, who …

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GREAT SOUTHERN LAND (Song)

Great Southern Land A-side “Great Southern Land” B-side “Uniform” Released 3 August 1982 1989 Format 7″ vinyl single, 12″ vinyl single, CD single Genre New wave, synthpop Length 3:22 (7″) 5:14 (LP) Label Regular Records Chrysalis Records Writer(s) Iva Davies Producer(s) Iva Davies, Keith Forsey “Great Southern Land” is a single released by the Australian …

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REMEMBERING PATSY CLINE AND JIM REEVES

Remembering Patsy Cline & Jim Reeves – 1982 Remembering Patsy Cline & Jim Reeves is a tribute album released in 1982 remembering the music of country stars Patsy Cline and Jim Reeves who were both killed in plane crashes in the early 1960s. It was released by MCA Records. A similar album called Greatest Hits …

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COME ON EILEEN

Come On Eileen – 1982 “Come On Eileen” is a song by English group Dexys Midnight Runners (credited to Dexys Midnight Runners and the Emerald Express), released in the UK on 25 June 1982 as a single from their album Too-Rye-Ay. It was their second number one hit in the United Kingdom, following 1980’s “Geno”. …

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