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The Human League, Toto, and Paul + Stevie rule the ’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown July 4, 1982

July 7, 2014

1982 was a pretty unforgettable year, and this week’s ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown takes us back. 1982 was all about Annie, MJ’s Thriller, David Letterman, E.T., and the 49ers. Meanwhile, ’80s on 8 reminds us that ’82 was also about The Human League’s Don’t You Want Me, Toto’s Rosanna, and, of course, Paul and Stevie’s Ebony and Ivory.

Travel back to 1982 below in this week’s ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown!

40. The J. Geils Band – “Angel in Blue”
39. Larry Elgart and His Manhattan Swing Band – “Hooked on Swing”
38. Van Halen – “Dancing in the Street”
37. Blondie – “Island of Lost Souls”
36. Huey Lewis and The News – “Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do”
35. Neil Diamond – “Be Mine Tonight”
34. Chicago – “Hard To Say I’m Sorry”
33. Heart – This Man Is Mine’’
32. Stevie Nicks – “After The Glitter Fades”
31. The Gap Band – “Early in the Morning”
30. The Rolling Stones – “Going to a Go Go”
29. Crosby, Stills and Nash – “Wasted on the Way”
28. Queen – “Body Language”
27. Air Supply – “Even the Nights are Better”
26. Foreigner – “Break it Up”
25. Karla Bonoff – “Personally”
24. Journey – “Still They Ride”
23. Patrice Rushen – “Forget Me Nots”
22. Fleetwood Mac – “Hold Me”
21. Rick Springfield – “What Kind of Fool Am I”
20. REO Speedwagon – “Keep The Fire Burnin’”
19. The Steve Miller Band – “Abracadabra”
18. Alabama – “Take Me Down”
17. Kansas – “Play the Game Tonight”
16. Stevie Wonder – “Do I Do”
15. Ronnie Milsap – “Any Day Now”
14. Ray Parker Jr. – “The Other Woman”
13. The Motels – “Only The Lonely”
12. Joan Jett and The Blackhearts – “Crimson and Clover”
11. Soft Cell – “Tainted Love”
10. .38 Special – “Caught Up In You”
9. Survivor – “Eye of the Tiger”
8. Juice Newton – “Love’s Been a Little Bit Hard On Me”
7. Dazz Band – “Let It Whip”
6. Willie Nelson – “Always on My Mind”
5. John Cougar – “Hurts So Good”
4. Asia – “Heat of the Moment”
3. Paul McCartney/Stevie Wonder – “Ebony and Ivory”
2. Toto – “Rosanna”
1. The Human League – “Don’t You Want Me”

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