Category Archive: 1983

WYNONNA & NAOMI (Album)

Wynonna & Naomi – 1983 Wynonna & Naomi is the first extended play by the American country music duo The Judds. Released by RCA Records in 1983, the album’s name is derived from the duo’s two members, mother Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna Judd. The first single, “Had a Dream (For the Heart)”, was …

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SWEET DREAMS (Are Made of This)

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – 1983 “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” is a song written and performed by the British new wave music duo Eurythmics. The song is the title track of their album of the same name and was released as the fourth and final single from the album in early …

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SWEET DREAMS (ARE MADE OF THIS)

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (album) – 1983 Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) is the second studio album by British new wave duo Eurythmics, released by RCA Records on 4 January 1983. After almost two years of initial commercial failure for Eurythmics, this album became a commercial breakthrough for the duo on both …

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I WAS ONLY 19 (Song)

I Was Only Nineteen – 1983 “Only Nineteen”, “I Was Only Nineteen” or “A Walk in the Light Green” is the most widely recognised song by Australian folk group Redgum. The song was released in March 1983 as a single, which hit number one on the national Kent Music Report Singles Chart for two weeks. …

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EVERY BREATHE YOU TAKE

Every Breath You Take – 1983 “Every Breath You Take” is a song by English rock band The Police from their 1983 album Synchronicity. Written by Sting, the single was the biggest hit of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight weeks (the band’s only number-one hit on that chart), and the …

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ISLANDS IN THE STREAM (song)

Islands in the Stream (song) – 1983 “Islands in the Stream” is a song written by the Bee Gees and sung by American country music artists Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. Named after the Ernest Hemingway novel, it was originally written for Marvin Gaye in an R&B style, only later to be changed for the …

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FLASHDANCE… What a Feeling

Flashdance… What a Feeling – 1983 “Flashdance… What a Feeling” is a song from the 1983 film Flashdance, written by Giorgio Moroder, Keith Forsey, and Irene Cara, and performed by Cara. In addition to topping the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Cara’s only #1 song, it earned a platinum record, the Academy Award for Best Original …

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MANIAC (Michael Sembello song)

Maniac (Michael Sembello song) – 1983 “Maniac” is a song performed by Michael Sembello. The song was used in the 1983 film Flashdance. “Maniac” appears during an early scene in Flashdance and is used as the backing track of a montage sequence showing Alex (Jennifer Beals) training strenuously in her converted warehouse. The song was …

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LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE BOY (album)

Let’s Hear It for the Boy (album) – 1983 Let’s Hear It for the Boy is an album by American recording artist Deniece Williams released in 1984 for Columbia and CBS Records. The album reached number 10 on the Billboard pop chart and number 26 on the R&B Albums. It was produced by American multi-instrumentalist …

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“BOP GIRL”

Bop Girl – 1983 In 1983, Ross Wilson wrote “Bop Girl” for Pat Wilson to perform, it became a #2 hit in Australia; Ross also provided backing vocals and appeared in its music video. The single released on Warner Music Group became one of the highest selling singles of 1983, and achieved airplay in various …

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