1983 – My Top 20 Studio Albums

Rank Title Artist
1 Madonna Madonna
2 Fantastic Wham!
3 Flashdance OST Various
4 Colour By Numbers Culture Club
5 The Luxury Gap Heaven 17
6 Jarreau Al Jarreau
7 An Innocent Man Billy Joel
8 True Spandau Ballet
9 Pipes Of Peace Paul McCartney
10 The Hurting Tears For Fears
11 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
12 Silver Cliff Richard
13 Sports Huey Lewis & The News
14 Deep Sea Skiving Bananarama
15 Breakout Pointer Sisters, The
16 Let’s Dance David Bowie
17 Burning Bridges Naked Eyes
18 No Parlez Paul Young
19 What A Feeling Irene Cara
20 You Broke My Heart In 17 Places Tracey Ullman

1983 – My Top 100 Songs

Rank Title Artist
1 Relax Frankie Goes To Hollywood
2 Dolce Vita Ryan Paris
3 Break My Stride Matthew Wilder
4 Human Nature Michael Jackson
5 I.O.U. Freeez
6 Let The Music Play Shannon
7 Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) Eurythmics
8 Holiday Madonna
9 Victims Culture Club
10 Sign Of The Times Belle Stars, The
11 Tonight I Give In Angela Bofill
12 I Will Be Here For You (B/S) Al Jarreau
13 Maniac Michael Sembello
14 Say It Isn’t So Daryl Hall & John Oates
15 Always Something There To Remind Me Naked Eyes
16 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins
17 Club Tropicana Wham!
18 Nobody’s Diary Yazoo
19 Flashdance … What A Feeling Irene Cara
20 The First Picture Of You Lotus Eaters
21 Just Be Good To Me SOS Band, The
22 Ain’t Nobody Rufus & Chaka Khan
23 Dancing Tight Galaxy ftr Phil Fearon
24 Never Never Assembly
25 True Spandau Ballet
26 Too Shy Kajagoogoo
27 Temptation Heaven 17
28 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
29 Send Me An Angel (AUS) Real Life
30 Calling Your Name Marilyn
31 Let’s Dance David Bowie
32 Change Tears For Fears
33 Who’s That Girl Eurythmics
34 Bad Boys Wham!
35 Little Red Corvette Prince
36 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
37 Come Live With Me Heaven 17
38 Let’s Stay Together Tina Turner
39 Blue Monday New Order
40 Can’t Get Used To Losing You Beat, The
41 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
42 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
43 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
44 Don’t Let Him Steal Your Heart Away Phil Collins
45 Everyday I Write The Book Elvis Costello
46 Billie Jean Michael Jackson
47 Every Breath You Take Police, The
48 The Sun And The Rain Madness
49 Pipes Of Peace Paul McCartney
50 One On One Daryl Hall & John Oates
51 A Night In New York Elbow Bones & The Racketeers
52 I Like It DeBarge
53 Talking In Your Sleep Romantics, The
54 Only You Flying Pickets, The
55 Love Of The Common People Paul Young
56 Everything Counts (In Larger Amounts) Depeche Mode
57 Gold Spandau Ballet
58 Long Hot Summer Style Council
59 I Dream To Sleep H20
60 Right Now Creatures, The
61 Miracles Stacy Lattisaw
62 Twist Of Fate Olivia Newton-John
63 Physical Attraction Madonna
64 Between The Sheets Isley Brothers, The
65 Flesh Of My Flesh Orange Juice
66 Reach Out (SWE) George Duke
67 Sam The Samba Man RAH Band, The
68 Almost Over You Sheena Easton
69 Total Eclipse Of The Heart Bonnie Tyler
70 Beat It Michael Jackson
71 Walking In The Rain Modern Romance
72 We Are Detectives Thompson Twins
73 Safety Dance (CAN) Men Without Hats
74 Jeopardy Greg Kihn Band
75 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
76 They Don’t Know Tracey Ullman
77 Lady Lady Lady Joe Esposito
78 Please Don’t Fall In Love Cliff Richard
79 What Is Love Howard Jones
80 China Girl David Bowie
81 Promises, Promises Naked Eyes
82 (Keep Feeling) Fascination Human League, The
83 I Like Chopin (EU) Gazebo
84 Satomi Hakken-Den John O’Banion
85 I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues Elton John
86 Oblivious (RE) Aztec Camera
87 The Love Cats Cure, The
88 I’m Only Shooting Love (NED) Time Bandits, The
89 Nothing Looks The Same In The Light (Trk) Wham!
90 Million Dollar Babe Stacy Lattisaw
91 Never Gonna Let You Go Sergio Mendes
92 Hold Me Till The Morning Comes Paul Anka ftr Pete Cetera
93 So Many Men, So Little Time Miquel Brown
94 Searchin’ (I Gotta Find A Man) Hazell Dean
95 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
96 Moonlight Shadow Mike Oldfield ftr Maggie Reily
97 Rip It Up Orange Juice
98 Delirious Prince
99 Major Tom (Coming Home) (GER) Peter Schilling
100 99 Luftballons (GER) Nena

1983 – My Next 100 Songs

Rank Title Artist
101 Candy Girl New Edition
102 Overkill (AUS) Men At Work
103 Mr Roboto STYX
104 Rock The Boat (NED) Forrest
105 Come Back And Stay Paul Young
106 New Song Howard Jones
107 I’ll Tumble 4 Ya Culture Club
108 Modern Love David Bowie
109 Do Your Best Carol Hahn
110 Wings Of A Dove Madness
111 One Thing Leads To Another Fixx, The
112 Stay With Me Tonight Jeffrey Osborne
113 Give It Up KC
114 Love Is A Stranger (RE) Eurythmics
115 Cruel Summer Bananarama
116 Telefone Sheena Easton
117 Wham! Rap (Enjoy What You Do) Wham!
118 Catch Me I’m Falling (AUS) Real Life
119 Just Got Lucky Jo Boxers
120 Music FR David
121 Club Fantastic Megamix Wham!
122 Reggae Nights (EU) Jimmy Cliff
123 Red Red Wine UB40
124 Heart And Soul Huey Lewis & The News
125 Der Kommissar After The Fire
126 Walk Out To Winter Aztec Camera
127 Solitaire Laura Branigan
128 How Am I Supposed To Live Without You Laura Branigan
129 Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home) Paul Young
130 Church Of The Poison Mind Culture Club
131 Don’t Let It End STYX
132 Electric Avenue Eddy Grant
133 She Works Hard For The Money Donna Summer
134 Tell Her About It Billy Joel
135 Stand Back Stevie Nicks
136 It’s Over Funk Masters ftr Julie Roberts
137 Only For Love Limahl
138 Puss N Boots Adam Ant
139 Never Gonna Give You Up Musical Youth
140 Shiny Shiny Haysi Fantayzee
141 Owner Of A Lonely Heart Yes
142 Breakaway Tracey Ullman
143 The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up) Level 42
144 Pale Shelter (RE) Tears For Fears
145 Our Lips Are Sealed Fun Boy Three, The
146 When The Lights Go Out Naked Eyes
147 Kissing With Confidence Will Powers
148 Big Apple Kajagoogoo
149 Where Is My Man Eartha Kitt
150 I Am What I Am Gloria Gaynor
151 In The Name Of Love Sharon Redd
152 (Hey You) The Rock Steady Crew Rock Steady Crew, The
153 Take A Chance (B/S) Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta
154 I’m Specialized In You (NED) Time Bandits, The
155 Wish You Were Here (Trk) Fleetwood Mac
156 It’s A Mistake Men At Work
157 Family Man Daryl Hall & John Oates
158 Burning Down The House Talking Heads
159 Garden Party Mezzoforte
160 I’m Still Standing Elton John
161 Don’t Try To Stop It Roman Holliday
162 Boxerbeat Jo Boxers
163 Indian Summer Belle Stars, The
164 It Might Be You Stephen Bishop
165 Voices In My Head Naked Eyes
166 All Night Long Mary Jane Girls
167 Mystery (Trk) Manhattan Transfer, The
168 Wrapped Around Your Finger Police, The
169 Is There Something I Should Know Duran Duran
170 Christian China Crisis
171 Communication Spandau Ballet
172 European Female Stranglers, The
173 Suddenly Last Summer Motels, The
174 Love Is A Wonderful Colour Icicle Works, The
175 When We Were Young Bucks Fizz
176 Love On Your Side Thompson Twins
177 Superstar Lydia Murdock
178 Time Will Reveal DeBarge
179 Tahiti David Essex
180 Blind Vision Blancmange
181 Ooh To Be Ah Kajagoogoo
182 Love Town Booker Newberry III
183 Never Say Die (Give A Little Bit More) Cliff Richard
184 Forbidden Colours Sylvian & Sakamoto
185 Rainbow Sleeve (LP) Rickie Lee Jones
186 PYT Michael Jackson
187 Blue World Moody Blues, The
188 The Crown Gary Byrd
189 Proudly Presents The Star Sisters (NED) Stars On 45
190 Yah Mo Be There James Ingram & Michael McDonald
191 Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ Michael Jackson
192 In A Big Country Big Country
193 Messages From The Stars RAH Band, The
194 Too Tough Angela Bofill
195 Young At Heart (LP) Bananarama
196 Think Of Laura Christopher Cross
197 Making Love Out Of Nothing At All Air Supply
198 Spice Of Life Manhattan Transfer, The
199 The Dream (Hold On To Your Dream) Irene Cara
200 Find Me (Trk) Laura Branigan