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See also: This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ... The table of years in music is a tabular display of all years in music, to provide an overview and quick navigation to any year. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... // January - The Ramones form. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1976 in music, other events of 1977, 1978 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Queens Bohemian Rhapsody is named The Best Single Of The Last 25 Years by BPI. In this year, the St. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1978 in music, other events of 1979, 1980 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Stevie Wonder uses Compact Disc technology in recording his album Journey through the Secret Life of Plants. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1980 Record labels established in 1980 list of years in music 1980s in music. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1981 Record labels established in 1981 other events of 1981 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 10 - Revival of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Pirates of Penzance opens at Broadways Uris Theatre, starring Linda Ronstadt and Rex Smith February... See also: 1982 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1982 Record labels established in 1982 other events of 1982 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 15 - K.C. and the Sunshine Bands Harry Wayne Casey is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida. ... See also: 1980s in music. ... See also: other events of 1985 Musical groups established in 1985 Record labels established in 1985 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 28 - Various artists, including Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Steve Perry, Kenny Loggins, Willie Nelson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Kenny... See also: Musical groups established in 1986 Record labels established in 1986 1980s in music // January 23 - The first induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley) February 11 - Culture Club... See also: 1986 in music, other events of 1987, 1988 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... See also: other events of 1988 Musical groups established in 1988 Record labels established in 1988 list of years in music 1980s in music // Peter Ruzicka becomes director of the Hamburg State Opera and State Philharmonic Orchestra. ... 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The completion of the Jean Claude/Christo environmental artwork, Surrounded Islands in 1983. ... 1983 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Publications Finds Lindow man Awards Miscellaneous British Committee for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles formed Births Deaths See also List of years in archaeology 1982 in archaeology 1984 in archaeology Categories: 1983 | Years in archaeology ... See also: 1982 in architecture, other events of 1983, 1984 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1982 in literature, other events of 1983, 1984 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: Other events of 1983 List of years in science . ...

Contents

This is a summary of 1983 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year. ...

Important Releases

Michael Jackson's Thriller, the most successful album not only of 1983, but of all time, was released in 1982 and began its epic domination of the music charts the following year, 1983. The album spawned seven hit singles and stayed on the US and UK charts for over three years. Michael was nominated for ten Grammy Awards, of which he won eight: seven for the awe-inspiring album Thriller, and the other for the song "Someone in the Dark" featured in the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Thriller paved the way for countless other African-American artists' music to be aired on radio and MTV. Thriller has sold over 104 million copies, making it the greatest selling album of all time by an extremely large margin. Michael's domination of the 1980s was fueled by his follow-up hit album Bad (released in 1987), which held the title of the second greatest album of all time for several years. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... Alternate cover Special Edition release Thriller is an album by pop singer Michael Jackson, released by Epic Records on December 1, 1982. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 science fiction film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace and Peter Coyote. ... Bad is an album of recorded music by pop music icon Michael Jackson, released in 1987. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Head over Heels by the Cocteau Twins sold poorly upon its initial release but is considered one of the most influential albums of 1983. In the ensuing years, the album's eclectic assortment of alternative rock, New Wave and synth pop influences became a cornerstone of later alternative rock groups, most especially in the United Kingdom, where the Cocteau Twins' mix of airy textures and breathless vocals (dream pop) mutated into genres like twee pop, space rock and shoegazing, and eventually hit mainstream success with a psychedelic-influenced form, Britpop. Head over Heels is an August 1983 album by Scottish rock group Cocteau Twins. ... Cocteau Twins were an influential and prolific Scottish alternative rock band active from 1982 to 1997. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Alternative rock (also called alternative music or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ... New Wave is a term that has been used to describe many developments in music, but is most commonly associated with a movement in Western popular music, in the late 1970s and early 1980s inspired by the punk rock movement. ... Synth pop is a style of popular music in which the synthesizer is the dominant musical instrument. ... Dream pop is a type of alternative rock that originated in the early 1980s when bands like Cocteau Twins, Dead Can Dance, and A.R. Kane (to whom the term has been attributed) began twisting New Wave melodies into sonic, echoing textures and mumbled vocals. ... This article is about the genre of music. ... For space rocks, see asteroid. ... Shoegazing (also known as shoegaze or shoegazer; practitioners referred to as shoegazers) is a style of Independent (or Indie) music that emerged from the U.K. in the late 1980s, lasting until the mid 1990s, with peaking circa 1990 to 1991. ... Psychedelic pop is a musical style inspired by the harder, louder songs of Psychedelic rock but applied more to a pop music setting. ... Britpop was a British alternative rock genre and movement that was at its most popular in Great Britain in the mid 1990s. ...


Quiet Riot's Metal Health was enormously popular in 1983, and was the first heavy metal album to go to #1 on the pop charts. The lead single, "Cum on Feel the Noize" (cover of Slade) was also a huge hit, #5 Billboard, and set the stage for the mainstream success of later glam metal bands like Poison. Other landmark rock/metal albums released in this year include Def Leppard's "Pyromania", Iron Maiden's "Piece of Mind", Mercyful Fate's "Melissa" Dio's "Holy Diver", Acccept's "Balls to the Wall", Metallica's "Kill 'em all", Slayer's "Show No Mercy", Ozzy Osbourne's "Bark at the Moon" and Mötley Crüe's "Shout at the Devil". Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band, whose 1983 & 1984 success contributed to launching the 1980s glam metal scene. ... Metal Health was the breakthrough album for the American heavy metal band Quiet Riot. ... Heavy metal (sometimes referred to simply as metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Glam metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal music that arose in the late 1970s in the United States. ... Poison is an American rock band which originally achieved popular success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Pyromania is the third album by British hard rock band Def Leppard, released in 1983. ... Piece of Mind is the name of several albums, including: 1983 Piece of Mind by Iron Maiden 1996 Piece of Mind by Tela 1999 Piece of Mind by David McMurray 2003 Piece of Mind by Robin Lane This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages... In 1983 danish Heavy/Black Metal band Mercyful Fate released their stunning debut Melissa. ... Holy Diver was the debut album of Ronnie James Dios new band, Dio (which is a band as a whole, not a solo band) released in May 1983. ... Balls to the Wall is the fifth album by the German metal band Accept, which released in 1983. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Show No Mercy is the debut album by the thrash metal band Slayer, which was released in December 1983 through Metal Blade Records. ... Bark at the Moon is a heavy metal album by Ozzy Osbourne, released in December 10, 1983. ... Shout at the Devil is the second album by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 26, 1983. ...


The country music legend Kenny Rogers records his 23rd studio album "We've Got Tonight," which was his last album for Liberty Records. He signed to RCA for a guaranteed sum of no less than $20 million for 6 albums, the biggest record deal of all-time up to that point. His earnings for those recordings amounted to even more, but no details have been made public. Rogers' RCA debut included his duet with Dolly Parton, "Islands in the Stream", which would become one of the biggest records of the year. This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Liberty Records was a United States based record label. ... RCA, formerly an initialism for the Radio Corporation of America, is now a trademark owned by RCA Trademark Management S.A. [1], owned by Thomson SA. The trademark is used by two companies for products descended from that common ancestor: Thomson SA, which manufactures consumer electronics like RCA-branded televisions... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress and philanthropist. ... Islands in the Stream was a 1989 hit country music single for Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, written by the Bee Gees. ...


Some other releases from 1983 deserve special mention:

The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting, guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ... Synchronicity is the fifth album by The Police, released in 1983. ... Every Breath You Take is a song written by Sting and originally performed by The Police. ... For the approach to music education, see Eurhythmics. ... Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) is a New Wave album by British synth pop duo Eurythmics, released in January of 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Mötley Crüe (IPA pronunciation: ) is a popular American glam metal band from Los Angeles, California. ... Shout at the Devil is the second album by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 26, 1983. ... Vince Neil (born Vincent Neil Wharton, February 8, 1961 in Hollywood, California) is the lead singer for American glam metal band Mötley Crüe. ... Nena (born March 24, 1960 in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German singer who became famous with the New German Wave song 99 Luftballons (99 Red Balloons in the English version). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. ... Swordfishtrombones is an album by American singer-songwriter Tom Waits, released in September of 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Island Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group and is operated through The Island Def Jam Music Group. ... New Order are an English rock group formed in 1980 by Bernard Sumner (vocals, guitars, synthesizers), Peter Hook (bass, electronic drums), and Stephen Morris (drums, synthesizers). ... Power, Corruption & Lies was the breakthrough album by Manchester band New Order, released in May 1983. ... Joy Division were an English rock band that formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Blue Monday is a dance pop song recorded and released as a single in 1983 by British band New Order. ... Duran Duran is an English pop/rock band notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... Rio is an album by Duran Duran, originally released worldwide on May 10, 1982, but re-released in November in the United States. ... Duran Duran is an album by Duran Duran, originally released worldwide in 1981, and reissued to greater success in 1983. ... Seven and the Ragged Tiger is Duran Durans third studio album, released globally in November, 1983. ... Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is an American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... Willie Nelson (born William Hugh Nelson, 30 April 1933) is an American entertainer and songwriter, born and raised in Abbott, Texas. ... Pancho & Lefty is a honky tonk album by outlaw country musicians Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Stephen Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas, was an American blues guitarist. ... Texas Flood is an electric blues album by rock and roller Stevie Ray Vaughan, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... George Harvey Strait, (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music singer. ... Right or Wrong is a country music album by George Strait, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Honky tonk was originally the name of a type of bar common throughout the southern United States, also Honkatonk or Honkey-tonk. ... Now Thats What I Call Music! (often shortened to Now!) is a long-running series of various artists compilation albums released in the United Kingdom by Polygram/EMI/Virgin Records; spinoff series were later started in the United States and elsewhere. ... Run-DMC is a hip hop crew founded by Jason Jam Master Jay Mizell that included Joseph Run Simmons and Darryl DMC McDaniels. ... Atlanta was a country music band. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Slayer is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Show No Mercy is the debut album by the thrash metal band Slayer, which was released in December 1983 through Metal Blade Records. ... R.E.M. is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, in early 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and vocalist Michael Stipe. ... Murmur is the first full-length album released by Athens, Georgia alternative rock band R.E.M.. Released in April 1983, Murmur was preceded by the Chronic Town EP the previous year. ...

Events

Fred Lerdahl, Fritz Reiner Professor of Musical Composition at Columbia University, is a composer and music theorist, best known for his work on pitch space and cognitive constraints on compositional systems or musical grammars. ... Ray Jackendoff (born 1945) is an influential contemporary linguist who has always straddled the boundary between generative linguistics and cognitive linguistics, committed as he is both to the existence of an innate Universal Grammar (an all-important thesis of generative linguistics) and to giving an account of language that meshes... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... “Rolling Stones” redirects here. ... NY redirects here. ... Diana Ross (born Diane Ernestine Earle Ross[1] on March 26, 1944) is an American singer and actress, whose musical repertoire spans R&B, soul, disco, and pop. ... Central Park is a large public, urban park (843 acres or 3. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... ZTT Records is a record label founded in 1983 by NME journalist Paul Morley, record producer Trevor Horn, producer/engineer Gary Langan and businesswoman Jill Sinclair. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... (Redirected from 19th August) August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mercury Records was a record label founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1945 by Irving Green, Berle Adams and Arthur Talmadge. ...

Bands formed

The correct title of this article is . ... Antiseen, a self-described Destructo Rock band from North Carolina, have been playing and touring since 1983. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from New Jersey. ... Death was an influential American death metal band founded in 1983 and dissolved in 1999. ... Dinosaur Jr is an American indie rock band. ... The Dust Brothers are the New York-based producers E.Z. Mike (Michael Simpson) and King Gizmo (John King), famous for their creation of sample-based music in the 1980s, and specifically for their work on the groundbreaking albums Pauls Boutique by the Beastie Boys and Odelay by Beck. ... The Flaming Lips (formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1983) are a Grammy-award winning[1] American alternative rock band. ... Look up mayhem in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Megadeth is an American thrash metal band led by founder, frontman, and songwriter Dave Mustaine. ... This article is about a rock band; for deceptive e-mail practices, see Phishing. ... Red Box was British pop group active in the 1980s. ... The Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983. ... Run-DMC is a famous hip hop crew founded by Jason Mizell (Jam Master Jay) and includes Joseph Run Simmons and Darryl DMC McDaniels, all from Hollis, Queens. ... Samhain was a deathrock/Horror punk band formed by Glenn Danzig in 1983 as The Misfits were in major turmoil and close to disbanding. ... Soul Asylum is an alternative rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1983. ... Testament is an American thrash metal band from California. ...

Bands disbanded

Bauhaus are an English Goth rock band, formed in Northampton in 1978. ... Blondie is an American rock band that first gained fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Budgie is a hard rock band from Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales. ... For the movie of the same name, see The Misfits (film). ... Mission of Burma is a post-punk band from Boston, Massachusetts, USA comprising guitarist Roger Miller, bassist Clint Conley and drummer Peter Prescott, with Bob Weston (originally Martin Swope) as tape manipulator and sound engineer. ... Roxy Music are an English art rock group founded in the early 1970s by art school graduate Bryan Ferry (vocals and keyboards). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

Bands reformed

The Everly Brothers are a pair of brothers who were top-selling country-influenced rock and roll performers, best known for their acoustic guitar playing and close harmony singing, who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ...

Albums released

  • "Country (music group) Atlanta releases 'Atlanta Burned Again Last Night'on independednt MDJ Records. Song breaks into the top ten in Billboard's Country Charts.

Balls to the Wall is the fifth album by the German metal band Accept, which released in 1983. ... Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled in the early 1970s by Udo Dirkschneider. ... Flick of the Switch is an album by Australian band AC/DC, recorded shortly after their European Tour at the beginning of 1983. ... AC/DC are a hard rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in 1973 by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young. ... Alcatrazz is a heavy metal band formed in 1983 in Los Angeles by Gary Shea, Jimmy Waldo and Graham Bonnet. ... If you want the band called Anvil, please go to Anvil (band) A blacksmith working iron with a hammer and anvil An anvil is a manufacturing tool, made of a hard and massive block of stone or metal used as a support for chiseling and hammering other objects, such as... Feel My Soul is the 1983 (see 1983 in music) debut album of Jennifer Holliday, released on Geffen Records. ... Jennifer Holliday (born Jennifer-Yvette Holliday on October 19, 1960 in Riverside, Texas) is an American singer and actress. ... Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, which opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway. ... High Land, Hard Rain was the debut album by college rock prodigy Aztec Camera, released in 1983. ... Aztec Camera is a Scottish New Wave music band from Glasgow. ... Into the Unknown is the second LP by Bad Religion, which was released in 1983. ... Bad Religion is an influential punk rock band that was originally formed in Southern California in 1980 by Jay Bentley (bass), Greg Graffin (vocals), Brett Gurewitz (guitars) and Jay Ziskrout (drums). ... Deep Sea Skiving is the debut album by Bananarama, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Crossing is a term used in Egypt to refer to the west to east crossing of the Suez Canal by the Egyptian army at the start of the Yom Kippur War in 1973. ... For other uses, see Big Country (disambiguation). ... Cuts Like a Knife is the third solo album by Canadian musician Bryan Adams, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Bryan Adams OC, OBC, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian rock singer, guitarist, songwriter and photographer. ... There is also a Black Sabbath album called Live Evil Live-Evil is an album by Miles Davis, part of which was recorded live at the Cellar Door on December 19, 1970, and part of which was recorded in Columbias Studio B on February 6, 1970. ... For other uses, see Black Sabbath (disambiguation). ... David Bowie scored his first truly commercial blockbuster with Lets Dance (1983), a dance album with co-production by Chics Nile Rodgers. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Ich halt zu Dir (I Stop for You) is the twelfth studio album released by German Schlager group Die Flippers. ... Die Flippers (The Flippers) are a German Schlager group formed in 1964. ... Fortune 410 is the fourth solo album by American rock singer Donnie Iris, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Donnie Iris (born February 28, 1943) is an American rock musician known for his work with The Jaggerz and Wild Cherry during the 1970s, and for his solo albums during the 1980s. ... Branigan 2 is the second album by singer Laura Branigan, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Laura Branigan (July 3, 1957 – August 26, 2004) was a popular American singer/actress from Brewster, New York, best known in the U.S. for the song Gloria (1982). ... Johnny 99 is an album by American country singer Johnny Cash, released on Columbia Records in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Johnny Cash (born J. R. Cash, February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American, multi Grammy Award-winning influential American country and rock and roll singer and songwriter. ... Next Position Please is a studio album by Cheap Trick, released in 1983. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... You Shouldnt-Nuf Bit Fish is an album by George Clinton George starts experimenting with rap after having acknowledged Afrika Bambaataa on his previous album. ... It has been suggested that P-Funk Mothership be merged into this article or section. ... Hello, I Must Be Going! is an album by Phil Collins, released in 1982 (1982 in music). ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer, songwriter, drummer and actor. ... Colour By Numbers is an album by New Wave band Culture Club, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Culture Club was a very popular 1980s English pop group, famous for its gender-bending frontman Boy George. ... Head over Heels is an August 1983 album by Scottish rock group Cocteau Twins. ... Cocteau Twins were an influential and prolific Scottish alternative rock band active from 1982 to 1997. ... Album issued in 1983 by Elvis Costello. ... Elvis Costello Declan Patrick Aloysius McManus (born August 25, 1954), better known by his stage name, Elvis Costello, is a popular British musician, singer, and songwriter of Irish descent. ... Cover of the first edition of the publication, Dada. ... Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier, February 4, 1948), is a rock singer, songwriter and musician whose career spans four decades. ... Yes Sir, I Will, released by Crass in 1983 (see 1983 in music), was the bands final official album. ... For information about the anarchist writer see Chris Crass Crass was an influential English anarchist punk rock band. ... Japanese Whispers: The Cure Singles Nov 82:Nov 83 is a compilation album by British new wave group The Cure. ... The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976, widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock scene of the 1980s. ... Miles Dewey Davis III (26 May 1926 – 28 September 1991) was one of the most influential musicians of the latter half of the 20th century. ... Γ Canterbury is a recording by Diamond Head. ... Diamond Head Diamond Head are a British heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England. ... Pyromania is the third album by British hard rock band Def Leppard, released in 1983. ... Def Leppard are an English hard rock band from Sheffield who formed in 1977 as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. ... Released by Depeche Mode in 1983, this album saw two shifts in DMs sound. ... Depeche Mode are an electronic band formed in 1980 in Essex, England. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Holy Diver was the debut album of Ronnie James Dios new band, Dio (which is a band as a whole, not a solo band) released in May 1983. ... Dio is a heavy metal band led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who formed it in October 1982 after leaving Black Sabbath. ... Dion DiMucci, better known as Dion, is an American singer-songwriter born July 18, 1939 in the Bronx borough of New York City. ... Dokken is an American metal band which was formed in 1977. ... Alive, She Cried is a live album by the American rock band The Doors; the title of the album is taken from a line in the song When The Musics Over. The recordings are from various concerts during the period 1968-1970; they include Gloria, originally a hit for... This page is about the Rock band. ... Seven and the Ragged Tiger is Duran Durans third studio album, released globally in November, 1983. ... Duran Duran is an English pop/rock band notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... Earth, Wind & Fire is a world-renowned American band which fuses different genres of music, formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1969 and is led and founded by Maurice White. ... Earth, Wind & Fire is a world-renowned American band which fuses different genres of music, formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1969 and is led and founded by Maurice White. ... Zeichnungen Des Patienten O.T. was the 2nd official LP released by Einstürzende Neubauten (1983). ... Einstürzende Neubauten is an experimental music band, originally from West Berlin, formed in 1980. ... Secret Messages is an album by Electric Light Orchestra. ... “ELO” redirects here. ... Europe is the first album by Swedish hard rock band Europe. ... Europe is a Swedish hard rock band originally assembled as a progressive rock group; they later added keyboards to their sound in order to soften it, in hopes of gaining radio airplay. ... Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) is a New Wave album by British synth pop duo Eurythmics, released in January of 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... For the approach to music education, see Eurhythmics. ... Touch is the third album by New Wave duo Eurythmics, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... For the approach to music education, see Eurhythmics. ... The Exploited ( ) are a punk rock band from the second wave of UK punk, formed in late 1979 or early 1980. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Out For Blood is Lita Fords first solo album. ... Lita Ford on the cover of her 1988 album Lita Lita Ford (born September 19, 1958) is a glam metal singer and guitarist who achieved popularity during the 1980s. ... Genesis is an eponymous album by Genesis and is their twelfth studio album, recorded and released in 1983. ... It has been suggested that Six of the Best be merged into this article or section. ... Before Hollywood was released in May of 1983 in the UK on Rough Trade, an independent music record label. ... The Go-Betweens during recording of Oceans Apart: l-r Robert Forster and Grant McLennan The Go-Betweens were an internationally influential indie rock band from Australia, formed by guitarists Robert Forster and Grant McLennan in Brisbane in 1977. ... Whats Funk? is a 1983 album by Grand Funk Railroad. ... Grand Funk Railroad is an American power trio band. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Teenage Fanclub is a Scottish alternative rock band from Bellshill, near Glasgow, formed in 1989. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is an American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... Pancho & Lefty is a honky tonk album by outlaw country musicians Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Willie Nelson (born William Hugh Nelson, 30 April 1933) is an American entertainer and songwriter, born and raised in Abbott, Texas. ... Hall & Oates is a popular music duo made up of Daryl Hall & John Oates. ... Hanoi Rocks is a Finnish rock band formed in 1979, whose most successful period came in the early 1980s. ... Heaven 17 are an English synthpop band originating in Sheffield in the early 1980s. ... Helix is a heavy metal band from Canada. ... John Hiatt (born August 20, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA) is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter. ... Jennifer Holliday (born Jennifer-Yvette Holliday on October 19, 1960 in Riverside, Texas) is an American singer and actress. ... Metal Circus is an EP by Hüsker Dü, released in 1983. ... Hüsker Dü were a rock band formed in Minneapolis-St. ... Piece of Mind is the fourth studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band from east London. ... Waylon Jennings in the 1960s. ... Willie Nelson (born William Hugh Nelson, 30 April 1933) is an American entertainer and songwriter, born and raised in Abbott, Texas. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Shine On can refer to: a 1983 album named Shine On by George Jones. ... George Glenn Jones (born September 12, 1931), is an American country music artist known for his distinctive voice and phrasing that frequently evoke the raw emotions caused by grief, unhappy love, and emotional hardship. ... Frontiers, Journeys eighth album, was released in February of 1983 on the Columbia Records label. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco, California. ... Pipes of Peace is a song written by Paul McCartney, which was first released on his album also called Pipes of Peace on October 17, 1983. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an iconic Academy Award– and Grammy Award–winning English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... // Track listing Exciter (Paul Stanley, Vinnie Vincent) - 4:10 Not For The Innocent (Gene Simmons, Vincent) - 4:32 Lick It Up (Stanley, Vincent) - 3:59 Young And Wasted (Simmons, Vincent) - 4:04 Gimme More (Stanley, Vincent) - 3:41 All Hells Breakin Loose (Eric Carr, Stanley, Vincent, Simmons) - 4:34... Kiss (or KISS) is a United States rock band formed in New York City in 1973 featuring trademark face paint and stage outfits (costumes). ... Headhunter is the heavy metal band Krokus seventh album, and was released in 1983. ... Krokus is a hard rock/heavy metal band from Switzerland. ... Madness is a self-titled compilation album by a British ska/pop band Madness. ... Madness are an English pop/ska band from Camden Town, London that formed in 1976. ... Madonna is the self-titled debut album by dance-pop singer Madonna, released on July 27, 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16, 1958), better known as simply Madonna, is a six-time Grammy[1] and one-time Golden Globe award winning American pop singer, songwriter, record and film producer, dancer, actress, author and fashion icon. ... Into Glory Ride is Manowars second heavy metal album. ... Manowar is an American heavy metal band from Auburn, New York, which formed in 1980. ... Script for a Jesters Tear is the first album by the progressive rock band Marillion. ... Marillion are a British Rock group. ... Confrontation is a roots reggae album by Bob Marley & the Wailers, released posthumously in May 1983, two years after Marleys death. ... Bob Marley Robert Nesta Marley (February 6, 1945 - May 11, 1981), better known as Bob Marley, was a singer, guitarist, songwriter and Rastafarian from the ghettos of Jamaica. ... We Are One is a song by the American hard rock group KISS released on their 1998 album Psycho Circus. ... Public hedge maze in the English Garden at Schönbusch Park, Aschaffenburg, Germany A small maze A maze is a tour puzzle in the form of a complex branching passage through which the solver must find a route. ... Maze is an American soul, R&B, and funk band, fronted by Frankie Beverly. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... 1983 album by rock and roll outcast/legend Lou Reed. ... Lewis Allan Lou Reed[1] (born March 2, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... Cargo is the second album by Australian band Men at Work, released in 1983. ... Men at Work Men at Work were an Australian reggae-influenced rock band of the early 1980s. ... This article concerns the boy band Menudo. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Offramp is the third album by the Pat Metheny Group, released in 1982. ... The Pat Metheny Group is a jazz fusion band founded in 1977. ... Travels is the Pat Metheny Groups first live album, released in 1983. ... The Pat Metheny Group is a jazz fusion band founded in 1977. ... Buzz or Howl Under the Influence of Heat is the sixth overall release (fourth extended play, or EP, release and their first 12-inch EP) from influential punk/alternative trio The Minutemen. ... The Minutemen were an American rock band from San Pedro, California comprising singer/guitarist D. Boon, singer/bassist Mike Watt and drummer George Hurley. ... What Makes a Man Start Fires? is the second full-length album and fifth release overall by influential punk/alternative power trio The Minutemen. ... The Minutemen were an American rock band from San Pedro, California comprising singer/guitarist D. Boon, singer/bassist Mike Watt and drummer George Hurley. ... July 31 is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Modern Art (sometimes spelled Mødern Art) was a psychedelic rock band formed by Gary Ramon in the 1980s. ... Inarticulate Speech of the Heart is an album by Irish singer-songwriter/musician Van Morrison, released in 1983. ... George Ivan Morrison OBE (generally known as Van Morrison) (born August 31, 1945) is a singer-songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Shout at the Devil is the second album by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 26, 1983. ... Mötley Crüe (IPA pronunciation: ) is a popular American glam metal band from Los Angeles, California. ... After guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke left Motörhead on their second US tour, Brian Robbo Robertson (ex- Thin Lizzy) was drafted to complete the tour. ... Motörhead are a Grammy Award-winning British heavy metal band formed in 1975 by bassist, singer and songwriter Lemmy (real name Ian Kilmister), who has remained the sole constant member. ... Miyuki Nakajima ) (born February 23, 1952 - ) is a Japanese singer-songwriter. ... Categories: | ... Nazareth is a Scottish rock band that had several hard rock hits, as well as scoring with the Felice and Boudleaux Bryant penned ballad, Love Hurts, in the middle of the 1970s. ... Willie Nelson (born William Hugh Nelson, 30 April 1933) is an American entertainer and songwriter, born and raised in Abbott, Texas. ... Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (often abbreviated to OMD) are a synth pop group whose founder members are originally from the Wirral Peninsula, UK. OMD record for Virgin Records (originally for Virgins DinDisc subsidiary). ... Power, Corruption & Lies was the breakthrough album by Manchester band New Order, released in May 1983. ... New Order are an English rock group formed in 1980 by Bernard Sumner (vocals, guitars, synthesizers), Peter Hook (bass, electronic drums), and Stephen Morris (drums, synthesizers). ... Trouble in Paradise is a 1932 romantic comedy film which tells the story of a master thief who meets up with a beautiful pickpocket. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Aldo Nova (born Aldo Caporuscio, 13 November 1956, in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian guitarist, keyboardist, vocalist and producer. ... Press photo of The Oak Ridge Boys. ... Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, which opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway. ... Bark at the Moon is a heavy metal album by Ozzy Osbourne, released in December 10, 1983. ... Ozzy Osbourne (born John Michael Osbourne, December 3, 1948 in Aston, Birmingham, England) is the lead vocalist of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, a popular solo artist, and the star of the reality show, The Osbournes. ... Metal Magic is the first album by heavy metal band Pantera, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Pantera was an American heavy metal band from Arlington, Texas, that formed in 1981. ... The Principle of Moments is the second solo album from former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant. ... Robert Anthony Plant (born August 20, 1948, West Bromwich, West Midlands, England) is an English rock singer and songwriter, most famous for his membership in the rock band Led Zeppelin, but also for his successful solo career. ... Recorded at the Jungle Records studio in March of 1983, this was Play Deads debut album. ... Pictured from left to right: Mark Wiff Smith, Pete Waddleton, Steve Green, and Rob Hickson For the Björk song, see Play Dead (song) For the Astrid album, see Play Dead (album) Play Dead was a British rock group that grew out of the fading British punk scene in 1980. ... The Final Cut is a rock album by Pink Floyd recorded at several studios in the UK from July to December 1982. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and, as they evolved, for their avant-garde progressive rock music. ... Works is a Pink Floyd compilation album released in 1983 by their former American label, Capitol Records, to compete with their then-current album The Final Cut. ... Platinum Blonde is the self-titled debut EP by Platinum Blonde released in 1983. ... Platinum Blonde was a Canadian New Wave group in the 1980s. ... The Plimsouls is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1978. ... The Pointer Sisters was an American vocal group and recording act that achieved great success during the 1970s and 1980s. ... Synchronicity is the fifth album by The Police, released in 1983. ... The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting, guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ... Will Powers was the name used by celebrity photographer Lynn Goldsmith and character actor Gerrit Graham used in 1982 when they created a parody of aerobic workout albums. ... Q-Feel was a British techno duo. ... // Track listing Queen of the Reich (DeGarmo) - 4:24 Nightrider (DeGarmo, Wilton) - 3:47 Blinded (DeGarmo, Wilton) - 3:06 The Lady Wore Black (DeGarmo, Tate) - 6:15 Prophecy (DeGarmo) - 4:00 Prophecy added to album when it was reissued on CD in 1989. ... Queensrÿche (pronounced IPA: ) is a heavy/progressive metal band formed in 1981 in Bellevue, Washington, near Seattle. ... Metal Health was the breakthrough album for the American heavy metal band Quiet Riot. ... Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band, whose 1983 & 1984 success contributed to launching the 1980s glam metal scene. ... Bent Out of Shape is an LP issued by Rainbow in 1983. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Subterranean Jungle is an album by punk band the Ramones. ... The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... RATT redirects here, it can also be used as an acronym for radio teletype. ... Neruda is the third studio album by the Canadian rock band Red Rider, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Red Rider was a Canadian rock band popular in the 1980s. ... 2003 Greatest Hits compilation Helen Reddy (born October 25, 1941 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian pop singer and actor. ... Hootenanny was the second album by The Replacements, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... The Replacements (also known as The Mats or The Mats, from the insult of a detractor who joked the bands name was The Placemats, which the band then adopted) were a seminal alternative rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Murmur is the first full-length album released by Athens, Georgia alternative rock band R.E.M.. Released in April 1983, Murmur was preceded by the Chronic Town EP the previous year. ... R.E.M. is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, in early 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and vocalist Michael Stipe. ... Cant Slow Down is Lionel Richies second album which was released on October 11, 1983. ... Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. ... Kenneth Donald Kenny Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. ... Eyes That See In The Dark is an album by Kenny Rogers first released by RCA Records in 1983. ... Kenneth Donald Kenny Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. ... The cover photo of the Romantics self-titled 1980 debut album, featuring the band in its notorious red leather suits. ... Categories: Todd Rundgren albums | 1983 albums ... Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA), is an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. ... Michael Schenker (born January 10, 1955 in Sarstedt, Germany) is a hard rock and heavy metal guitarist of UFO and a founding member of Scorpions. ... Hello Big Man is an album by Carly Simon. ... Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy Award winning American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter movement. ... Hearts and Bones is a rock and roll album released in 1983 by Paul Simon. ... Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ... Show No Mercy is the debut album by the thrash metal band Slayer, which was released in December 1983 through Metal Blade Records. ... Slayer is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. ... Mommys Little Monster is the first album released by Social Distortion on three different labels. ... Social Distortion (sometimes referred to as simply Social D) are an influential punk rock band formed in 1978 by frontman Mike Ness. ... Sonic Youth is a seminal American alternative rock group formed in New York City in 1981. ... Sort Sol is a rock band from Copenhagen, Denmark. ... Southern Death Cult was a gothic rock band in the early 1980s. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... All The Best is a compilation album by the band Stiff Little Fingers, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Stiff Little Fingers are a punk band from Belfast, Northern Ireland, formed in 1977. ... Right or Wrong is a country music album by George Strait, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... George Harvey Strait, (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music singer. ... Released on Shrapnel Records in 1983 as a self titled album by the American band Steeler. ... Bold textSteeler was an early 80s heavy metal band with members Mark Edwards (drums), Rik Fox (bass), backing vocals), Ron Keel (voice, guitars) and Yngwie Malmsteen (lead guitars). ... 1st is the debut album by American rock band Streets, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Streets were a band made up of singer Steve Walsh, guitarist Mike Slamer, bassist Billy Greer, and drummer Tim Gehrt. ... Barbra Joan Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an Academy Award-winning American singer, theatre and film actress, composer, liberal political activist, film producer and director. ... Suicidal Tendencies is the self-titled debut album by the band Suicidal Tendencies, released in 1983 on Frontier Records. ... Suicidal Tendencies are a hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in Venice, California. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Speaking in Tongues is a 1983 album by the band Talking Heads. ... Talking Heads were an American rock band existing between 1974 and 1991, composed of David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison. ... The Hurting is the debut album by British pop band Tears for Fears. ... Tears for Fears (abbreviated TFF) are a popular English pop band formed in the early 1980s by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, which emerged after the dissolution of their first band, the mod-influenced Graduate. ... For other uses, see Life (album). ... Thin Lizzy are a hard rock band who formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. ... Thunder and Lightning is the twelfth and final studio album by heavy-rock band Thin Lizzy, released in 1983. ... After the Tour From Hell to promote Shoot Out The Lights Richard Thompson resumed a solo career as a recording and performing artist. ... For other persons named Richard Thompson, see Richard Thompson (disambiguation). ... Never Surrender is the sixth studio album by Canadian rock band Triumph, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Triumph is a Canadian rock band that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. ... The Tubes are a San Francisco-based theatre rock band, popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s, known for their live performances that combined lewd quasi-pornography with wild satires of media, consumerism and politics. ... You Cant Stop Rock n Roll is Twisted Sisters second full-length album, released on June 27, 1983. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Twitty redirects here. ... Faster Than the Speed Of Night is a music album by Bonnie Tyler released in 1983. ... Bonnie Tyler (real name Gaynor Hopkins born on June 8, 1951 in Skewen, Neath) is a pop/rock singer with a distinctive powerful voice. ... UB40 UB40 are a British dub / reggae pop music band formed in 1978 in Birmingham. ... Under a Blood Red Sky is the name of both a live album and concert video recorded by the rock band U2 and released in 1983. ... U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ... War is the third studio album by Irish rock band U2, released in 1983. ... U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ... Peace Thru Vandalism is The Vandals first album. ... The Vandals are an American punk rock band formed in 1980 in Huntington Beach, California and currently recording for Kung Fu Records. ... The term Various Artists is used in the record industry when numerous singers and musicians collaborate on a song or collection of songs. ... Texas Flood is an electric blues album by rock and roller Stevie Ray Vaughan, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Stephen Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas, was an American blues guitarist. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Violent Femmes released their eponymous debut album, Violent Femmes, in 1982. ... This article is about the band. ... Swordfishtrombones is an album by American singer-songwriter Tom Waits, released in September of 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. ... This eponymously named debut album from The Waterboys was recorded between December 1981 and November 1982 at Redshop Studio, London and Farmyard Studio, Little Chalfont. ... The Waterboys are a band formed in 1983 by Mike Scott. ... Tammy Wynette (May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998) was a country singer and songwriter. ... 90125 is the eleventh album by progressive rock group Yes, released in 1983. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Y&T (Yesterday & Today) is a rock band who formed in 1974. ... No Parlez is a 1983 album by Paul Young. ... Paul Antony Young, better known as Paul Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English pop artist. ... Eight years after they were founded in 1975, New Orleans via Long Island heavy metal/hard rock band Zebra released their he eponymous debut, Zebra, in 1983. ... Zebra is a hard rock band that came together in 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Eliminator is the eighth studio album by American blues-rock band ZZ Top, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ... Weeds and Water is a studio recording released by the Western band Riders in the Sky on January 1, 1983. ... Riders in the Sky are Joey the Cowpolka King, Woody Paul, Ranger Doug and Too Slim (January 2007) Riders in the Sky is a Western music and comedy group which began performing 1977. ... This article is about the musician himself. ... This article is about the musician himself. ...

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See also: Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1983 Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The Waterboys are a band formed in 1983 by Mike Scott. ... This article is about the band. ... Still from the promotional video for Africa Africa is a song by 80s rock band Toto. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. ... Rita Coolidge (born May 1, 1945, in Lafayette, Tennessee) is an American singer. ... (Theres) Always Something There to Remind Me is a song written in the 1960s by legendary songwriting team Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ... Naked Eyes is an English synthpop band, best known for their first single, a cover of the Burt Bacharach / Hal David standard (Theres) Always Something There to Remind Me (Bacharach himself has cited the cover as a personal favourite). ... Social Distortion (sometimes referred to as simply Social D) are an influential punk rock band formed in 1978 by frontman Mike Ness. ... Patti Austin is an R&B and jazz music singer born August 10, 1948 in Harlem New York. ... James Ingram (born February 16, 1956 in Akron, Ohio) is an American soul musician, famous for his vocal performance. ... Baby Jane was a UK number one single for three weeks in June 1983 for Rod Stewart. ... Roderick David Stewart, CBE (born January 10, 1945), is a Scottish / English singer born and raised in London. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Carmel may refer to: // Barri del Carmel, district in the city of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Carmel, Indiana, city in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States Carmel, New York, town located in Putnam County, New York, USA Carmel, Western Australia, suburb of Perth, Western Australia Carmel Hamlet, New York, hamlet located in... Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled in the early 1970s by Udo Dirkschneider. ... Bark at the Moon is a metal song by Ozzy Osbourne. ... Ozzy Osbourne (born John Michael Osbourne, December 3, 1948 in Aston, Birmingham, England) is the lead vocalist of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, a popular solo artist, and the star of the reality show, The Osbournes. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... Robert Anthony Plant (born August 20, 1948, West Bromwich, West Midlands, England) is an English rock singer and songwriter, most famous for his membership in the rock band Led Zeppelin, but also for his successful solo career. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... Blancmange were a synthpop band in the 1980s. ... This article is about the band. ... Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in 1968 in Birmingham. ... New Order are an English rock group formed in 1980 by Bernard Sumner (vocals, guitars, synthesizers), Peter Hook (bass, electronic drums), and Stephen Morris (drums, synthesizers). ... The Moody Blues are a British rock band originally from Birmingham, England. ... JoBoxers formed in 1981 . ... Joe Jackson (born August 11, 1954 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, as David Ian Jackson) is an English musician and singer/songwriter probably best-known for the 1979 hit song Is She Really Going Out With Him?, which still gets extensive FM radio airplay, and for his 1982 hit, Steppin... Bob Marley Robert Nesta Marley (February 6, 1945 - May 11, 1981), better known as Bob Marley, was a singer, guitarist, songwriter and Rastafarian from the ghettos of Jamaica. ... Kenneth Donald Kenny Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. ... Talking Heads were an American rock band existing between 1974 and 1991, composed of David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison. ... Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16, 1958), better known as simply Madonna, is a six-time Grammy[1] and one-time Golden Globe award winning American pop singer, songwriter, record and film producer, dancer, actress, author and fashion icon. ... Marilyn can refer to: A hill in the British Isles with a relative height of at least 150m; see Marilyn (hill) Marilyn (musician), British pop star Marilyn, a character in the video game Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door There are other people named Marilyn: Marilyn Chris Marilyn Manson Marilyn... New Edition is an American R&B/Pop group formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1980, that was most popular during the 1980s. ... The Beat (known in the US as The English Beat) were an essential two-tone/ska revival and pop music group who formed in the Birmingham, UK in 1978 and disbanded in 1983. ... The Go-Betweens during recording of Oceans Apart: l-r Robert Forster and Grant McLennan The Go-Betweens were an internationally influential indie rock band from Australia, formed by guitarists Robert Forster and Grant McLennan in Brisbane in 1977. ... For other uses, see Big Country (disambiguation). ... Tears for Fears (abbreviated TFF) are a popular English pop band formed in the early 1980s by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, which emerged after the dissolution of their first band, the mod-influenced Graduate. ... China Girl is a song which was co-written by Iggy Pop and David Bowie, for Iggy Pops album The Idiot. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a noted Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. ... Culture Club was a very popular 1980s English pop group, famous for its gender-bending frontman Boy George. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Paul Antony Young, better known as Paul Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English pop artist. ... Rush is a Canadian rock band comprising bassist, keyboardist, and vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Cum on Feel the Noize is a hard rock song originally released by Slade in 1973. ... Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band, whose 1983 & 1984 success contributed to launching the 1980s glam metal scene. ... Bryan Adams OC, OBC, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian rock singer, guitarist, songwriter and photographer. ... Shakatak is a light pop/jazz/funk group founded in the early to mid 1980s, from the UK. They scored a number of top 10 hits, including Easier Said Than Done (1981) and Down on the Street (1984). ... After the Fire (or ATF) was a British rock band that went from playing Christian progressive rock to Christian new wave over the twelve years it was together, while having only one hit in the United States (Der Kommissar) and the UK (One Rule for You). // Keyboard player Peter Banks... Hewett, Watley, and Daniel Shalamar was an American musical group of the 1970s and 1980s that was originally a disco-driven vehicle created by Soul Train booking agent Dick Griffey. ... Siouxsie and the Banshees are a British gothic rock band. ... Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... Donald Hugh Don Henley (born July 22, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas) is an American rock musician who is the drummer and one of the lead singers and songwriters of the band the Eagles. ... Culture Club was a very popular 1980s English pop group, famous for its gender-bending frontman Boy George. ... Asia is an arena rock/progressive rock group. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer, songwriter, drummer and actor. ... Altered Images were a popular band who formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1980. ... The Human League are an English synthpop band formed in 1977, who, after several changes in line up, achieved great popularity in the 1980s and a limited comeback in the mid-1990s. ... Malcolm McLaren (born Malcolm Robert Andrew Edwards, 22 January 1946, in London) is an English impresario, musician and self-publicist who is best known as being the manager of the punk rock band Sex Pistols. ... Down Under is the title of a New Wave song of the reggae flavour, recorded in 1982 by the Australian rock group Men at Work, and featuring on their album Business as Usual. ... Men at Work Men at Work were an Australian reggae-influenced rock band of the early 1980s. ... It has been suggested that The Weakness in Me be merged into this article or section. ... Eddy Grant (born Edmond Montague Grant, 5 March 1948), is a Plaisance, Guyana born musician. ... The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting, guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ... Declan Patrick MacManus (born August 25, 1954, in London), better known by his stage name, Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, and songwriter of Irish ancestry. ... Declan Patrick Aloysius McManus (born August 25, 1954), better known by his stage name, Elvis Costello, is a popular British musician, singer, and songwriter of Irish descent. ... Depeche Mode are an electronic band formed in 1980 in Essex, England. ... Frank Stallone, Jr. ... Hall & Oates is a popular music duo made up of Daryl Hall & John Oates. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco, California. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... For other uses, see Big Country (disambiguation). ... Irene Cara (born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959 in The Bronx, New York City) is an American singer, Academy Award-winning, Grammy Award-winning, and a two-time Golden Globe-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. ... Foolin is a 1983 single by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their multi-platinum album Pyromania. ... Def Leppard are an English hard rock band from Sheffield who formed in 1977 as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. ... Midnight Star was a synth-funk group that a string of R&B hits in the 80s. ... Garden Party marked British Prog Rock band Marillions third and most successful single to date, reaching number 16 in the UK charts in 1983. ... Marillion are a British Rock group. ... ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ... Laura Branigan (July 3, 1957 – August 26, 2004) was a popular American singer/actress from Brewster, New York, best known in the U.S. for the song Gloria (1982). ... Spandau Ballet were a popular English band in the 1980s. ... He Knows You Know was Marillions second single. ... Marillion are a British Rock group. ... The Maisonettes were a one-hit band whose single, Heartache Avenue, reached number 7 on the UK charts in 1982. ... Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16, 1958), better known as simply Madonna, is a six-time Grammy[1] and one-time Golden Globe award winning American pop singer, songwriter, record and film producer, dancer, actress, author and fashion icon. ... Dio is a heavy metal band led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who formed it in October 1982 after leaving Black Sabbath. ... Laura Branigan (July 3, 1957 – August 26, 2004) was a popular American singer/actress from Brewster, New York, best known in the U.S. for the song Gloria (1982). ... Marie Dionne Warrick (born December 12, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey), known professionally as Dionne Warwick, is an African-American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters and producers. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Human nature (disambiguation). ... Duran Duran is an English pop/rock band notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jennifer Holliday (born Jennifer-Yvette Holliday on October 19, 1960 in Riverside, Texas) is an American singer and actress. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer, songwriter, drummer and actor. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer, songwriter, drummer and actor. ... Peter Brian Gabriel (born February 13, 1950, in Chobham, Surrey, England) is an English musician. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... DeBarge was an American R&B and soul music group. ... Culture Club was a very popular 1980s English pop group, famous for its gender-bending frontman Boy George. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... For other uses, see Big Country (disambiguation). ... Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. ... Freeez is a dance music group from London England who had two Top 10 hits on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in 1983. ... Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... Duran Duran is an English pop/rock band notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... Islands in the Stream was a 1989 hit country music single for Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, written by the Bee Gees. ... Kenneth Donald Kenny Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress and philanthropist. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer, songwriter, drummer and actor. ... Peter Tosh on the cover of his album The Toughest Peter Tosh (October 19, 1944 – September 11, 1987) was a pioneer reggae musician, as well as a trailblazer for the Rastafarian movement. ... Culture Club was a very popular 1980s English pop group, famous for its gender-bending frontman Boy George. ... The Human League are an English synthpop/New Wave band formed in 1977, who, after a change in line up, achieved great popularity in the 1980s and have continued recording and performing with moderate commercial success in the 1990s and 2000s. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American rock music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist, whose introspective lyrics made him one of the standouts in Southern Californias confessional singer-songwriter movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... Shannon (born May 12, 1958 as Brenda Shannon Greene in Washington D.C.), is well known for her 1983 smash dance/freestyle record, Let The Music Play. The record redefined the electro funk sound that Arthur Baker and John Rocca (who produced I.O.U by Freeez and One More... Let’s Dance is the title album track on David Bowies album Lets Dance. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Lick It Up is a song by the American hard rock band Kiss. ... Kiss (or KISS) is a United States rock band formed in New York City in 1973 featuring trademark face paint and stage outfits (costumes). ... Tom Robinson (born June 1, 1950, in Cambridge) is an English songwriter and broadcaster probably best-known for the UK hit songs 2-4-6-8 Motorway (1977), Sing If Youre Glad To Be Gay (1978) and War Baby (1983). ... Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The Style Council were a British musical group formed in 1983 by ex-The Jam singer and guitarist Paul Weller with keyboardist Mick Talbot. ... Mötley Crüe (IPA pronunciation: ) is a popular American glam metal band from Los Angeles, California. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Love is a Battlefield was a single from Pat Benatars album Live From Earth, which was popular in 1983. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the approach to music education, see Eurhythmics. ... Paul Antony Young, better known as Paul Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English pop artist. ... The Thompson Twins are a British band which emerged in the 1980s in the immediate aftermath of New Romanticism, scoring a string of hits and conquering the USA in the process. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Carpenters were a vocal and instrumental duo, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. ... Mama was the first single from Genesis 1983 self-titled album (often referred to as the shapes album or simply Mama, after the first track). ... It has been suggested that Six of the Best be merged into this article or section. ... Michael Sembello (born April 17, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American musician. ... UB40 UB40 are a British dub / reggae pop music band formed in 1978 in Birmingham. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Market Square Heroes is the first released single of progressive rock band Marillion. ... Marillion are a British Rock group. ... Modern Love is the first track on David Bowies album Lets Dance. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Moonlight Shadow is a pop song written by British multi-instrumentalist Mike Oldfield and released as a single in May 1983 and included on the album Crises in the same year. ... Michael Gordon Oldfield (born May 15, 1953 in Reading, England) is a multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, working a style that blends progressive rock, folk, ethnic or world music, classical music, electronic music and more recently dance. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Vanity 6 was a female vocal trio assembled by Prince in the early 1980s. ... Donald Jay Fagen (born January 10, 1948 in Passaic, New Jersey) is an American musician and songwriter, best known as co-writer, co-founder, singer, and pianist with the jazz-rock band Steely Dan. ... Howard Jones can refer to three different people: Howard Jones, the British pop singer. ... U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ... Yazoo (known as Yaz in the U.S.) was a short-lived but highly successful English synthpop duo from Basildon, Essex that had a number of top ten hits in the British charts in the early 1980s. ... Aztec Camera is a Scottish New Wave music band from Glasgow. ... Hall & Oates is a popular music duo made up of Daryl Hall & John Oates. ... One Thing Leads to Another is a song by new wave rock group The Fixx, from their album Reach the Beach. ... The cover of The Fixs first single from 1981: Subsequently the band would change their name to The Fixx, after learning of another band with a prior claim on the name The Fix. ... Image:Tobias regner lim. ... Rita Coolidge (born May 1, 1945, in Lafayette, Tennessee) is an American singer. ... The Flying Pickets is a British a cappella vocal group, that had a surprise number one hit in 1983 in the UK singles chart, with their cover of Yazoos track - Only You. // The name Flying Pickets refers to mobile strikers who travel in order to join a picket. ... Kajagoogoo were a British pop band best known for their first single, Too Shy, which reached number one in the UK Singles Chart and number five in the U.S Billboard Hot 100 in 1983. ... Fun Boy Three The Fun Boy Three were a short-lived but successful multi-racial English band which ran from 1981 to 1983 and was headed by singer Terry Hall after he left The Specials. ... Owner of a Lonely Heart is a song by the rock band Yes. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Photograph is a 1983 single by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their multi-platinum album Pyromania. ... Def Leppard are an English hard rock band from Sheffield who formed in 1977 as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. ... The Imposter is the second full-length album (after the critically-acclaimed Stereotype Be) by American song writer and dc Talk member Kevin Max. ... Pipes of Peace is a song written by Paul McCartney, which was first released on his album also called Pipes of Peace on 31 October 1983. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an iconic Academy Award– and Grammy Award–winning English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... Pride and Joy is the second track on Stevie Ray Vaughans debut album Texas Flood. ... Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954–August 27, 1990) was an American blues guitar legend, known as one of the most influential electric blues musicians in history. ... Naked Eyes is an English synthpop band, best known for their first single, a cover of the Burt Bacharach / Hal David standard (Theres) Always Something There to Remind Me (Bacharach himself has cited the cover as a personal favourite). ... Taco Ockerse (born 21 July 1955) is a singer popularly known as Taco. ... R.E.M. is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, in early 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and vocalist Michael Stipe. ... Dio is a heavy metal band led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who formed it in October 1982 after leaving Black Sabbath. ... This article is about the musician himself. ... Duran Duran is an English pop/rock band notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... Orange juice is sometimes artificially colored to match the color of orange rinds. ... Rock n Roll Is King is a song written and performed by Electric Light Orchestra Released as a single from the 1983 album Secret Messages. ... “ELO” redirects here. ... Rock of Ages is a popular hard rock song by Def Leppard from the 1983 album Pyromania. ... Def Leppard are an English hard rock band from Sheffield who formed in 1977 as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. ... Rock the Casbah, one of the most popular songs by The Clash, was released on their 1982 album Combat Rock. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an Academy Award and multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and composer from Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Hancock is one of jazz musics most important and influential pianists and composers. ... The cover of The Fixs first single from 1981: Subsequently the band would change their name to The Fixx, after learning of another band with a prior claim on the name The Fix. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an iconic Academy Award– and Grammy Award–winning English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in 1968 in Birmingham. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco, California. ... Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) is a song sung by Journey on their album Frontiers and released as a single on February 5, 1983. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco, California. ... Not to be confused with the band Anberlin. ... Shame on the Moon was a song on the 1982 album The Distance by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. ... Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is a Rock and Roll musician from Michigan, who after years of local Detroit-area success starting in the mid-1960s, achieved his greatest national success starting in the mid-1970s, which extended into the 1980s, finally reaching its zenith in the 1990s. ... Sharp Dressed Man is a popular song performed by ZZ Top from their signature album Eliminator released in 1983. ... ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Tubes are a San Francisco-based theatre rock band, popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s, known for their live performances that combined lewd quasi-pornography with wild satires of media, consumerism and politics. ... Robert Wyatt (born Robert Wyatt-Ellidge, 28 January 1945, in Bristol) is an English musician, and a former member of the influential Canterbury scene band Soft Machine. ... Should I Stay or Should I Go is a song by The Clash, released as a 7 single and featured on their album Combat Rock. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mötley Crüe (IPA pronunciation: ) is a popular American glam metal band from Los Angeles, California. ... The Belle Stars were an all female British rock band, founded in London in 1980 by former members of the ska band, The Bodysnatchers. ... Laura Branigan (July 3, 1957 – August 26, 2004) was a popular American singer/actress from Brewster, New York, best known in the U.S. for the song Gloria (1982). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Soft Cell was an English synthesizer duo during the early 1980s (currently re-formed). ... The Style Council were a British musical group formed in 1983 by ex-The Jam singer and guitarist Paul Weller with keyboardist Mick Talbot. ... Stephanie Lynn Stevie Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and a long solo career, which collectively has produced over twenty Top 40 hits. ... Joe Jackson (born August 11, 1954 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, as David Ian Jackson) is an English musician and singer/songwriter probably best-known for the 1979 hit song Is She Really Going Out With Him?, which still gets extensive FM radio airplay, and for his 1982 hit, Steppin... Bryan Adams OC, OBC, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian rock singer, guitarist, songwriter and photographer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For the approach to music education, see Eurhythmics. ... The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting, guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ... The cover photo of the Romantics self-titled 1980 debut album, featuring the band in its notorious red leather suits. ... William Martin Billy Joel (born May 9, 1949, in Bronx, New York, USA) is an American singer, pianist, and songwriter. ... Heaven 17 are an English synthpop band originating in Sheffield in the early 1980s. ... Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American rock music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist, whose introspective lyrics made him one of the standouts in Southern Californias confessional singer-songwriter movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... Thats All, is the 2nd track in the 1983 album Genesis by Genesis. ... It has been suggested that Six of the Best be merged into this article or section. ... Kajagoogoo were a British pop band best known for their first single, Too Shy, which reached number one in the UK Singles Chart and number five in the U.S Billboard Hot 100 in 1983. ... America is an English-American folk rock band, originally comprised of members Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell, and Dan Peek. ... Too-Rye-Ay (1983) Dexys Midnight Runners - the name consistently spelled without an apostrophe [1] - were a British New Wave and Northern Soul band, who achieved their major success in the early to mid 1980s. ... Level 42 is a popular British pop and funk band. ... Echo & the Bunnymen is a British rock group formed in Liverpool in 1978. ... The Lotus Eaters was the name of an 1980s New Wave band from Liverpool, England, whose single First Picture of You, from their debut album, No Sense of Sin 1984), became a hit in the UK. They had toured extensively throughout Japan, despite arguments with their record label over there. ... The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976, widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock scene of the 1980s. ... Men Without Hats are a Canadian pop group from Montreal, Quebec who were popular in the early 1980s. ... Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century,[1] garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... Pete Wylie (born on 22 March 1958) is a Liverpool-based singer/songwriter, best known as the leader of a group that was variously known as Wah!, Wah! Heat, The 5,000 Names of Wah! or even The Mighty Wah!. Active from 1979, they garnered critical acclaim for the single... Level 42 is a popular British pop and funk band. ... The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976, widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock scene of the 1980s. ... Barbra Joan Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an Academy Award-winning American singer, theatre and film actress, composer, liberal political activist, film producer and director. ... Tracey Ullman (born December 30, 1959) is a British comedian, actress, singer, dancer, screenwriter, and author, who is most famous for being the host of her eponymous variety television show. ... The Smiths were an English rock group active from 1982 to 1987. ... The The is an English musical and multimedia group that has been around since 1979 in various forms, with Matt Johnson being the only constant band member. ... Bryan Adams OC, OBC, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian rock singer, guitarist, songwriter and photographer. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... Thin Lizzy are a hard rock band who formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. ... Madness are an English pop/ska band from Camden Town, London that formed in 1976. ... Peabo Bryson (born Robert Peabo Bryson on April 13, 1951) is an American R&B and soul singer, born in Greenville, South Carolina. ... Roberta Flack Roberta Flack (born February 10, 1937 in Asheville, North Carolina) is an American singer. ... Kajagoogoo were a British pop band best known for their first single, Too Shy, which reached number one in the UK Singles Chart and number five in the U.S Billboard Hot 100 in 1983. ... Total Eclipse of the Heart is a power ballad written, composed, and produced by Jim Steinman, inspired by the classic novel, Wuthering Heights. ... Bonnie Tyler (real name Gaynor Hopkins born on June 8, 1951 in Skewen, Neath) is a pop/rock singer with a distinctive powerful voice. ... Spandau Ballet were a popular English band in the 1980s. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The Pretenders are an Anglo-American rock band. ... Fun Boy Three The Fun Boy Three were a short-lived but successful multi-racial English band which ran from 1981 to 1983 and was headed by singer Terry Hall after he left The Specials. ... Twilight Zone is a 1982 hit song by the Dutch hard rock band Golden Earring. ... Golden Earring is a Dutch rock/pop group that was founded in 1961 in The Hague as the Golden Earrings (the s was later dropped). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... ABBA was a Swedish pop music group active from 1972 until 1982. ... Undercover of the Night is the lead track and first single from English rock and roll band the Rolling Stones 1983 album Undercover. ... “Rolling Stones” redirects here. ... Duran Duran is an English pop/rock band notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... Joe Cocker (born John Robert Cocker, 20 May 1944, Sheffield) is an English rock/blues singer who came to popularity in the 1960s, and is most known for his gritty voice, and his cover versions of popular songs. ... Drawing of Jennifer Warnes on the cover of her 1982 collection The Best of Jennifer Warnes Jennifer Jean Warnes (born March 3, 1947 in Seattle, Washington) is an American singer and songwriter. ... William Martin Billy Joel (born May 9, 1949, in Bronx, New York, USA) is an American singer, pianist, and songwriter. ... The Heartbreakers was a punk rock group formed in New York in May 1975 by Johnny Thunders (vocals/guitar) and Jerry Nolan (drums) who had just quit the New York Dolls and Richard Hell (vocals/bass) who was forced out of Television, the band he had founded with Tom Verlaine... Ultravox (formerly Ultravox!) was one of the primary exponents of the British electronic pop music movement of the early 1980s. ... This article concerns the boy band Menudo. ... Aztec Camera is a Scottish New Wave music band from Glasgow. ... Brass Construction was a disco group from Brooklyn New York. ... Wanna Be Startin Somethin is a 1983 single released from Michael Jacksons multi-platinum selling 1982 album Thriller. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... David Grant (born August 8, 1956 in Hackney, London) is a British pop singer and celebrity vocal coach. ... Simple Minds is a rock band from Scotland, which had its greatest worldwide popularity from the mid-1980s to the early-1990s. ... The Thompson Twins are a British band which emerged in the 1980s in the immediate aftermath of New Romanticism, scoring a string of hits and conquering the USA in the process. ... Kenneth Donald Kenny Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. ... Sheena Easton (born Sheena Shirley Orr on April 27, 1959, Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland) is a Scottish-American Grammy Award-winning pop singer and theatre & television actress. ... Howard Jones can refer to three different people: Howard Jones, the British pop singer. ... Hot Chocolate was a British band of the 1960s and 1970s formed by Errol Brown (a Briton born in Jamaica). ... Paul Antony Young, better known as Paul Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English pop artist. ... Joseph Saddler (born January 1, 1958 in Bridgetown, Barbados), better known as Grandmaster Flash, is a hip hop musician and DJ; one of the pioneers of hip-hop DJing, cutting, and mixing. ... Melle Mel (born Melvin Glover on May 15, 1962 in Bronx, New York ) is a hip-hop musician, one of the pioneers of old school hip hop as a lyricist & as lead rapper of Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer, songwriter, drummer and actor. ... Madness are an English pop/ska band from Camden Town, London that formed in 1976. ... Rose Royce was a soul, funk, and disco band, formed by Motown writer/producer Norman Whitfield - previously most famous for his work with the Temptations - and featuring singer Rose Norwalt performing under the name Rose Royce. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer, songwriter, drummer and actor. ... These are the #1 Hits of 1983: In 1983, Michael Jackson almost became the third artist in chart history to replace himself at #1 with Billie Jean and Beat It. The first two were Elvis Presley and the Beatles. ...


Published popular music

William Martin Billy Joel (born May 9, 1949, in Bronx, New York, USA) is an American singer, pianist, and songwriter. ... William Martin Billy Joel (born May 9, 1949, in Bronx, New York, USA) is an American singer, pianist, and songwriter. ... Total Eclipse of the Heart is a power ballad written, composed, and produced by Jim Steinman, inspired by the classic novel, Wuthering Heights. ... Jim Steinman (born November 1, 1947 in New York, New York) is an American rock and musical theater composer. ...

Classical music

For Mortal Kombat character, see Johnny Cage. ... Friedrich Cerha (born 17 February 1926 in Vienna) is a Austrian composer and conductor. ... George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. ... Jean Daetwyler (1907-1994) was a Swiss composer and musician. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Jacques Hétu (born August 8, 1938, Trois-Rivières, Quebec) is a Canadian composer. ... Witold Lutosławski at his home. ... A page from the score of the symphony. ... Krzysztof Penderecki. ... John Pickard (11 September, 1963 - ) is a British classical composer. ... Iannis Xenakis Iannis Xenakis (Ιάννης Ξενάκης) (May 29, 1922 Brăila – February 4, 2001 Paris) was a Greek composer and architect who spent much of his life in Paris. ...

Opera

Robert Ashley (born March 28, 1930) is a contemporary composer, best known for his operas and other theatrical works. ... Leonard Bernstein (IPA pronunciation: )[1] (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American conductor, composer, and pianist. ... Oliver Knussen (born June 12, 1952) is a British composer and conductor. ... Olivier Messiaen It has been suggested that List of students of Olivier Messiaen be merged into this article or section. ... Saint François dAssise is a French opera in three acts and eight scenes by composer and librettist Olivier Messiaen, written from 1975 to 1983. ... Per Nørgård (b. ...

Musical theater

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Musical films

Flashdance is a musical and romance film released in April 1983. ... Poster announcing the copyright performance at the Bijou Theatre, Paignton The Pirates of Penzance, or The Slave of Duty, is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. ... Staying Alive is a 1983 film sequel to Saturday Night Fever, starring John Travolta as the same character, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Steve Inwood, Julie Bovasso, and dancers Viktor Manoel, Kate Ann Wright, Kevyn Morrow and Nanette Tarpey. ...

Musical television

Salad Days is a romantic Shounen Manga created by Shinobu Inokuma, which is a collection of romance stories occuring in a High School/college setting Salad Days is different as compared to other mainstream manga which usually have plotlines relating to super heroes/super heroines, adventures or in contrary, mushy...

Births

January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a Japanese name; the family name is Utada Utada Hikaru born January 19, 1983), also known by her fan-nickname of Hikki ), is a third culture Japanese pop singer-songwriter, arranger and record producer. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jordan Taylor Hanson (born 14 March 1983 in Tulsa, Oklahoma)[1] is one of the singers in the band Hanson. ... Hanson is an American pop rock band formed in Tulsa, Oklahoma by brothers Clarke Isaac Hanson (Isaac Ike) (born November 17, 1980), Jordan Taylor Hanson (Taylor Tay) (born March 14, 1983) and Zachary Walker Hanson (Zachary Zac) (born October 22, 1985). ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Ana Maria Rezende Versiani dos Anjos (São Paulo, March 19, 1982), is a brazilian film director and guitar player for the indie-electro band CSS. Was responsible for the direction of CSS first music video in Brazil, Off The Hook, filmed at Adriano Cintras and Carolina Parras... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... Luiza da Silva e Sá (São Paulo, March 29, 1983) is one of the guitar players and drummers for the brazilian indie-electro band CSS. Besides playing in the group, she studies fine arts at college and is very interested in astrology. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cheryl Tweedy Cheryl Ann Tweedy (born 30 June 1983 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne) is an English singer and member of the group Girls Aloud. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Patrick Wolf (born Patrick Apps on June 30, 1983 at St Thomas Hospital, London[1]) is an English singer-songwriter from South London. ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch-Landau (born July 2, 1983) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter and guitarist. ... Justincase is a pop punk band, formed in 2001. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Marie Eleonor Serneholt is a member of the Swedish pop band A*Teens. ... The A-Teens or A*Teens are a pop group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed in 1998. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Amy Jade Winehouse (born 14 September 1983) is an English soul and R&B singer and songwriter. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... ḷJennifer Marcella Peña Cantú (born September 17, 1983 in San Antonio, Texas), is a Grammy Nominated Tejano/Latin pop singer. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The A-Teens or A*Teens are a pop group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed in 1998. ...

Deaths

January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Billy Fury (April 17, 1940 – January 28, 1983) was an English pop singer and songwriter of the 1950s to 1980s from Wavertree, Liverpool. ... Acute myocardial infarction (AMI or MI), more commonly known as a heart attack, is a disease state that occurs when the blood supply to a part of the heart is interrupted. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Carpenters were a vocal and instrumental duo, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. ... For the symphonic black metal band, see Anorexia Nervosa (band) For other uses, see Anorexia Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes an eating disorder characterized by low body weight and body image distortion with an obsessive fear of gaining weight. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Hubert Blake (February 7, 1887 - February 12, 1983), composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Adrian Cedric Boult (April 8, 1889   February 22, 1983) was an English conductor. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cathy Berberian (Attleboro, Massachusetts, July 4, 1928 - Rome, Italy, March 6, 1983) was a composer, mezzo-soprano singer, and vocalist. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir William Turner Walton, OM (March 29, 1902–March 8, 1983) was a British composer whose style was influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and jazz. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Daniel Joseph Danny Rapp (May 9, 1941 - April 4, 1983) was an American musician and the frontman for the group Danny & the Juniors. ... Danny & The Juniors were a Philadelphia-based quartet comprising of Danny Rapp, Dave White, Frank Mattei and Joe Terranova. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 261 days remaining. ... Pete Farndon (June 12, 1952 - April 14, 1983) was an English bassist for the rock band, The Pretenders. ... The Pretenders are an Anglo-American rock band. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1915 – April 30, 1983), better known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician and is generally considered the father of Chicago blues. He is also the actual father of blues musician Big Bill Morganfield. ... George Balanchine (January 9 (O.S.) = January 22 (N.S.), 1904–April 30, 1983) was one of the 20th centurys foremost choreographers, and one of the founders of American ballet. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (126th in leap years). ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Burns in the 1950s. ... June 2 is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stanley Allison Rogers (November 29, 1949 – June 2, 1983) was a Canadian folk musician and songwriter. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... Alberto Evaristo Ginastera (April 11, 1916 Buenos Aires - June 25, 1983 Geneva) was an Argentinian composer of classical music. ... Argentina is a Spanish-speaking country in southern South America, situated between the Atlantic Ocean in the east. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Harry Haag James (March 15, 1916 – July 5, 1983) was a popular United States musician and band leader, and a well-known trumpet virtuoso. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Georges Auric (February 15, 1899 – July 23, 1983) was a French composer, born in Lodève, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Germaine Tailleferre (April 19, 1892 - November 7, 1983) was a French composer and the only female member of the famous Group Les Six. ... Le Groupe des Six, 1922, by Jacques-Emile Blanche. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Badfinger were a rock/pop band formed in Swansea, Wales in 1965, and one of the earliest representatives of the power pop genre. ... Badfinger were a rock/pop band formed in Swansea, Wales in 1965, and one of the earliest representatives of the power pop genre. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Beach Boys, originally the Beech Boys, a small team of four brothers from the south of Poland, emigrated to America in the early 1950s in search of a fortune to be made in the Arizonian logging industry. When it soon became evident they had been the victims of...

Awards

Grammy Awards

The 25th Grammy Awards were held in 1983. ...

Country Music Association Awards

Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest 1983 was the 28th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on April 23, 1983 in Munich. ...

Charts

List of No. 1 Hits

These are the #1 Hits of 1983: Kenny Rogers Islands In The Stream with Dolly Parton was the last country song to hit #1 on the Hot 100 until Lonestars Amazed in 2000, a 17-year run without a country song hitting #1 on the chart! See also: List...

KROQ

  • KROQ Top 106.7 Countdown of 1983

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