Soundwaves 10@10 #51: 1982

Soundwaves presents brand new editions of 10@10, the beloved long-running radio show that features ten great songs from one great year, as well as numerous samples of political, historical and pop culture happenings. Hosted by Dennis Willis and featuring original 10@10 host Dave Morey, Soundwaves 10@10 is the ultimate pop culture celebration loved by thousands of devoted fans.

Welcome to the next generation of 10@10, hosted by Dennis Willis, and featuring original 10@10 maestro Dave Morey.

It’s all here … birthdays! The big wheel! Mystery years! It’s the 10@10 you know and love, and it’s back every Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday right here at 10:00 AM.


Today, it’s the year the year we met “the first supergroup of the 80s,” John Belushi died, Van Halen covered Roy Orbison, and Time’s “Man of the Year” was … the computer!

It’s … 1982!


Tell a friend … spread the word … and get involved. Use the comment section below to share your thoughts, send us birthday requests, and vote for BEST OF SET.

If you want to keep the songs a mystery, we’ve got you covered! But if you want to peek at the list, highlight the text below.

-TV: I want my MTV!
1. Asia, Heat of the Moment
-TV: The Year That Was 1982
2. Duran Duran, Hungry Like the Wolf
3. Stray Cats, Rock This Town
-Commercial: Coke is It
4. Patrice Rushen, Forget Me Nots
-News: John Belushi died – March 5, 1982
5. Donald Fagen, I.G.Y. (What A Beautiful World)
-TV: Frank Zappa, Cocaine Decisions
6. Frank Zappa with Moon Unit Zappa, Valley Girl
7. Peter Gabriel, Shock the Monkey (The Long Version!)
-Movie: Star Trek II: the Wrath of Khan
8. Bow Wow Wow, I Want Candy
-TV: Commodore 64 commercial
9. Haircut 100, Love Plus One
-Movie: ET the Extra-Terrestrial
10. Van Halen, Intruder / (Oh) Pretty Woman

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