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Falco - Der Kommissar

"Der Kommissar" (The Commissioner) is a song by Austrian artist Falco, recorded in 1981. It was released as side B of "Helden Von Heute (Alles Wartet Auf) (Today's Heroes)". The song reached No. 1 in German-speaking countries in January 1982.

Laura Branigan - Gloria

"Gloria" is a 1979 love song written and composed in Italian by Umberto Tozzi and Giancarlo Bigazzi, and afterwards translated to English by Jonathan King. The 1982 cover version by American singer Laura Branigan peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Asia - Heat of the Moment

"Heat of the Moment" is the first single released by English progressive rock supergroup Asia from their 1982 eponymous debut album. The song peaked number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100.

America - You Can Do Magic

"You Can Do Magic" is a song by singer-songwriter Russ Ballard that was recorded as a 1982 single by folk rock duo America from their album View from the Ground. The song reached No. 8 on Billboard Hot 100 on October 1982.

Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

"Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" is a song written and recorded by the British new wave band Culture Club. Released as a single in September 1982 from the group's platinum-selling debut album Kissing to Be Clever, it was the band's first UK No. 1 hit. In the United States the single was released in November 1982 and also became a huge hit, reaching No. 2 for three weeks.

Charly García - Yo No Quiero Volverme Tan Loco

"Yo No Quiero Volverme Tan Loco"  ("I don't want to go that crazy") is a song from angentinian singer and composer  Charly García, included on his debuted as a soloist "Pubis Angelical" ("Angelical Pubis") in 1982.

Pretenders - Back on the Chain Gang

"Back on the Chain Gang" is a song written by Chrissie Hynde and originally recorded by her band the Pretenders, and released as a single by Sire Records in September 1982. The song also was released on The King of Comedy soundtrack album in March 1983 and later was included on the Pretenders' next album, Learning to Crawl, in January 1984. The song reached No. 5 on the Hot 100, becoming the band's biggest hit in the U.S.

Paul McCartney ft. Stevie Wonder - Ebony and Ivory

"Ebony and Ivory" is a song that was released in 1982 as a single by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder. It was issued on 29 March that year as the lead single from McCartney's album Tug of War. The single reached number one on both the UK and the US charts and was among the top-selling singles of 1982 in the US.

Toto - Rosanna

"Rosanna" is a song written by David Paich and performed by the American rock band Toto, the opening track and the first single from their 1982 album Toto IV. This song won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year at the 1983 ceremony. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 for five consecutive weeks.

The Clash - Rock the Casbah

"Rock the Casbah" is a song by the English punk rock band The Clash, released in 1982. The song was released as the second single from their fifth album, Combat Rock. It reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US.

Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz

"Puttin' On the Ritz" is a song written by Irving Berlin. He wrote it in May 1927 and first published it on December 2, 1929. In 1982, singer Taco released a synth-pop cover version of "Puttin' On the Ritz" as a single from his album After Eight, released on Polydor of Germany. The single was accompanied by a music video, the original version of which contains characters in blackface and has since been banned from many networks. The single was a global hit, reaching No. 1 on Cashbox as well as No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better

"Even the Nights Are Better" is the title of a popular song from 1982 by the British/Australian soft rock duo Air Supply, from their 1982 album Now and Forever. Released as a single in mid-1982.

Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry

"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, and released on May 17, 1982 as the lead single from the album Chicago 16.

Cheap Trick - If You Want My Love

Cheap Trick - If You Want My Love

Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy

I Want Candy is a compilation album by English new wave band Bow Wow Wow, released in May 1982 by RCA Records.

The Cars - Shake It Up

"Shake It Up" is a song by American rock band the Cars from their fourth studio album of the same name (1981). It was released on November 9, 1981, as the album's lead single. The song became one of the Cars' most popular songs, peaking at number four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Tristeza de la Ciudad - Los Abuelos de la Nada

Live on TV. Miguel Abuelo and his band. Share

Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance

"The Safety Dance" is a song by Canadian new wave/synth-pop band Men Without Hats, released in Canada in 1982 as the second single from Rhythm of Youth. It was released in the US on March 16 and peaked number 3 in September and October 1983 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Modern English - I Melt With You

"I Melt with You" is a song by the British new wave band Modern English. The song, produced by Hugh Jones, was the second single from their 1982 album After the Snow.

Tommy Tutone - 867-5309 / Jenny

"867-5309/Jenny" is a 1981 song written by Alex Call and Jim Keller and performed by Tommy Tutone that was released on the album Tommy Tutone 2. It peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in May 1982.

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