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Peter Schilling - Coming Home (Major Tom)

"Major Tom (Coming Home)" is a song by singer Peter Schilling from his album Error in the System (originally recorded in German). It was released in West Germany on 3 January 1983. It reached No. 1 in West Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The English version was first released in the United States on 24 September 1983. The song peaked at No. 14 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Dolly Parton ft. Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream

"Islands in the Stream" is a song written and later recorded by the Bee Gees. It was sung by American country music artists Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. It was released in August 1983 as the first single from Rogers's album Eyes That See in the Dark. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, giving both Rogers and Parton their second pop number-one hit (after Rogers's "Lady" in 1980 and Parton's "9 to 5" in 1981).

Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride

"Break My Stride" is a song performed by American recording artist Matthew Wilder. It was released in October 1983 as the lead single from his debut album, "I Don't Speak the Language." The song reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100.

Madness - Our House

"Our House" is a song by British ska and pop band Madness. It was released as the lead single from their fourth studio album, The Rise & Fall, on 12 November 1982. The song peaked number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Ole Ole - No Controles

"No Controles" ("Don't Control") is a song written by Nacho Cano, and recorded and released by the Spanish band Olé Olé n their debut eponymous album (1983), with Vicky Larraz on vocals.

Naked Eyes - Always Something There To Remind Me

"(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me" is a song written in the 1960s by songwriting team Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Originally recorded as a demo by Dionne Warwick in 1963. In 183 the english new waver band Naked Eyes released their version, that peaked top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 1983.

I-Ten - Alone

"Alone" is a song composed by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly, who recorded it under the name i-Ten on their 1983 album Taking a Cold Look.

Men At Work - Overkill

"Overkill" is a song by Australian pop rock band Men at Work. It was released in 1983 as the second single from their second studio album Cargo. The song peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All

"Making Love Out of Nothing at All" is a power ballad written and composed by Jim Steinman and first released by Australian soft rock band Air Supply for their 1983 compilation album Greatest Hits. It reached number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks.

Maniac - Michael Sembello

"Maniac" is a song performed by Michael Sembello. The song was used in the 1983 film Flashdance. Sembello had originally written the song as a horror theme after watching the slasher film Maniac (1980). "Maniac" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks beginning on September 10, 1983.

Talking Heads - Burning Down the House

"Burning Down the House" is a song by new wave band Talking Heads, released in July 1983 as the first single from their fifth studio album Speaking in Tongues. "Burning Down the House" became Talking Heads' highest-charting hit single in North America, becoming their only top ten single on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 9.

Kajagoogoo - Too Shy

"Too Shy" is a song written and recorded by English band Kajagoogoo, released in January 1983. The first single from their debut album White Feathers, the song was an immediate hit and reached number one on the UK Singles Chart for two weeks. Assisted by heavy rotation on MTV, the song later became a success in the United States, peaking at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

"Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" is a song performed by Journey, recorded for their album Frontiers and released as a single on January 5, 1983. It peaked at #8 for six consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and spent four weeks at No. 1 on the Top Tracks chart.

Cum On Feel The Noise - Quiet Riot

"Cum On Feel the Noize" is a song by the English rock band Slade, released in 1973 as a non-album single. It was written by lead vocalist Noddy Holder and bassist Jim Lea, and produced by Chas Chandler. It reached No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart, giving the band their fourth number one single, and remained in the charts for twelve weeks. In 1983, the American heavy metal band Quiet Riot recorded their own version of the song, which was a million-selling hit single in the United States, reaching No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Spandau Ballet - True

"True" is a song by the English new wave band Spandau Ballet. It was released on 15 April 1983 as the third single from their third studio album of the same name. The song was written by band member Gary Kemp. 

Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) - Eurythmics

"Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" is a song 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 1983.

Styx - Mr. Roboto

"Mr. Roboto" is a song written by Dennis DeYoung of the band Styx, and recorded on the Styx album Kilroy Was Here. It was also released as a 45 RPM single in a 4:44 single edit, which has the synthesizer intro and a bar at the finale removed with the song "Snowblind" (from their previous album Paradise Theatre) as the B-side. In Canada, it went to #1 on the RPM national singles chart. In the U.S., it reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in April 1983.   #vitrolastereo  +Vitrola Stereo's HITs of the week

Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield

"Love Is a Battlefield" is a song by American singer Pat Benatar, released on September 12, 1983, as a single from Benatar's live album Live from Earth (1983). It peaked #5 on the Billboard Top 100.

The Motels - Suddenly Last Summer

"Suddenly Last Summer" is a hit song by new wave band the Motels. It was the lead-off single from their RIAA Gold-certified fourth album Little Robbers. The single entered the Hot 100 at #60 on September 3, 1983, and peaked at #9 on November 19, 1983.

Men At Work - It's a Mistake

"It's a Mistake" is a song by the Australian band Men at Work. The song was written by the lead singer and guitarist Colin Hay and the recording was produced by Peter McIan. It was released in June 1983, as the third single from their album Cargo and peaked at #34 in Australia.

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