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Courtesy of Family Radio & TV

"Here they are — the 150 most popular records broadcast on Radio 5 last year"

This list was originally published in the 10-16 Jan 1983 issue of Family Radio & TV magazine.
Titles by South African artists are highlighted.

150Jack And DianeJohn Cougar
149Breaking All The RulesPeter Frampton
148LifelineSpandau Ballet
147I'd Rather See You DeadPat Travers
146Prince CharmingAdam And The Ants
145Body LanguageQueen
144Everybody Wants YouBilly Squier
143Shock The MonkeyPeter Gabriel
142O SupermanLaurie Anderson
141The CandleGeraldine
140Arthur's ThemeChristopher Cross
139Take Me BackGeraldine
138Chalk Dust (The Umpire Strikes Back)The Brat
137I Don't Want To DanceEddy Grant
136Start Me UpThe Rolling Stones
135Do I DoStevie Wonder
134I'm A WomanLeslie Rae Dowling
133Heart AttackOlivia Newton-John
132DuetTessa Ziegler & David Hewitt
131ZoomFat Larry's Band
130Heart And SoulExile
129Just How HighMike Eager
128After The GoldrushPrelude
127Our LoveElkie Brooks
126Here We'll StayFrida
125Every Little Thing She Does Is MagicThe Police
124HeartbreakerDionne Warwick
123Say Hello Wave GoodbyeSoft Cell
122Senses Working OvertimeXTC
121Diamonds And PearlsNeville Nash
120Night After NightBernie Paul
119Wild Is The WindDavid Bowie
118The Girl Is MinePaul McCartney & Michael Jackson
117Let's Start To Dance AgainHamilton Bohannon
116L'Amour Est MortGilbert Bécaud
115Never Give Up On A Good ThingGeorge Benson
114The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)Juice Newton
113Lost In LoveLastique
112Who Let The Heartache InPatricia Paay
110Oh JulieShakin Stevens
109Let's GrooveEarth Wind & Fire
108ShirleyShakin Stevens
107The Elvis MedleyElvis Presley
106Coming In And Out Of Your LifeBarbra Streisand
105Still They RideJourney
104Walk OnNew Horizon
103In And Out Of LoveImagination
102You Should Hear How She TalksMelissa Manchester
101Pass The DutchieMusical Youth
100The Old SongsBarry Manilow
98Could It Be LoveJennifer Warnes
97The BushmanSteve Kekana
96When She Was My GirlFour Tops
95Mama Used To SayJunior
94Sea Dreams And Fairy TalesMarshal Tucker Band
93Quiereme Mucho (Yours)Julio Iglesias
92I'm Your ToyElvis Costello & The Attractions
91Castles In The AirDon McClean
90Wasted On The WayCrosby Stills & Nash
89Wedding BellsGodley & Creme
88Don't Go Walking With My HeartBallyhoo
87Last CallCrusaders
86Can't Take My Eyes Off YouBoystown Gang
85Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My BabyJoe Jackson
84Maid Of Orleans (Joan Of Arc)Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
83I BelieveChilliwack
82Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans TalkDr. Hook
80Hold MeFleetwood Mac
79The ModelKraftwerk
78Juke Box HeroForeigner
77Easier Said Than DoneShakatak
76Who Can It Be Now?Men At Work
75Stars On StevieStarsound
74VoyeurKim Carnes
73Golden BrownStranglers
72Love Me Do / P.S. I Love YouThe Beatles
71I Like...John Ireland
70Night Fades AwayNils Lofgren
69Everybody Loves MeJosé Feliciano
68PressureBilly Joel
67Why Do Fools Fall In LoveDiana Ross
66OvertureJean Michel Jarre
65Say Goodbye To HollywoodBilly Joel
64Love Leads To MadnessNazareth
63SensitiveMick Karn
62Edge Of SeventeenStevie Nicks
61Women Around The World At WorkMartha And The Muffins
60Promised You A MiracleSimple Minds
59Somebody's BabyJackson Browne
58A Bunch Of ThymeFoster And Allen
57AbracadabraSteve Miller Band
56The Day Before You CameABBA
55A Town Called MaliceThe Jam
54Perhaps LovePlacido Domingo & John Denver
53The Words Of Love (Las Palabras De Amor)Queen
52Some Guys Have All The LuckRobert Palmer
51Back ChatQueen
50Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)Haircut 100
49Where Did We Go Wrong?Liquid Gold
48Turn Your Love AroundGeorge Benson
47Slipping Out The BackwayDale Stephens
46MickeyToni Basil
45Inside OutOdyssey
44Livin' It UpBill Labounty
43WordsF.R. David
42Waiting On A FriendThe Rolling Stones
41One Of UsABBA
40Our Lips Are SealedGo-Go's
39Music And LightsImagination
38Harden My HeartQuarterflash
37Hold OnSantana
36When You Were Sweet SixteenThe Fureys & Davey Arthur
35Don't Fight ItKenny Loggins & Steve Perry
34Try Jah LoveThird World
33Under PressureQueen & David Bowie
32CenterfoldJ. Geils Band
31Don't You Want MeThe Human League
30I Won't Let You DownPh D
29Key LargoBertie Higgins
28Heat Of The MomentAsia
27Happy BirthdayAltered Images
26Private EyesDaryl Hall & John Oates
25Come On EileenDexys Midnight Runners
24Hurts So GoodJohn Cougar
23It's Raining AgainSupertramp
22Love Is In ControlDonna Summer
21Blue EyesElton John
20Island Of Lost SoulsBlondie
19HeartLeo Sayer
18Young TurksRod Stewart
17We Kill The WorldBoney M
16HeartlightNeil Diamond
15It Must Be LoveMadness
14Goody Two ShoesAdam Ant
13Fool If You Think It's OverElkie Brooks
12Don't Talk To StrangersRick Springfield
11I Love Rock 'n RollJoan Jett & The Blackhearts
10Waiting For A Girl Like YouForeigner
9Have You Ever Been In Love?Paris
8AvalonRoxy Music
7Give Me The Good NewsCrocodile Harris
6Keep The Fire Burnin'REO Speedwagon
5Tainted LoveSoft Cell
4TroubleLindsey Buckingham
3The Look Of LoveABC
2GypsyFleetwood Mac
1Ebony And IvoryPaul McCartney & Stevie Wonder

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