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Bruce Springsteen, Nebraska, 1982 on Columbia

Springsteen’s sixth studio album, which he recorded himself on a four track to use as demos but then decided to release them directly. (Somewhere in the vaults exist…

Willie Nelson & Webb Pierce, In the Jailhouse Now, 1982 on Columbia

i love a good Willie Nelson tribute album or duet album: San Antonio Rose with Ray Price, For the Good Times (a tribute to Price), the tribute album…

Thompson Twins, In the Name of Love, 1982 on Arista

This was the first Thompson Twins album in the US – a compilation of two tracks from 1981’s A Product Of . . . (their debut album in…

Willie Nelson, Always On My Mind, 1982 on Columbia.

I had always thought that “Always on My Mind” was a much older song than 1982 – and it turns out it is. It was recorded by Brenda…

Taco, After Eight, 1982 on RCA Victor

Taco is one of those bands/artists which fell into a trap after their first single from their debut album becomes a massive hit – Puttin’ on the Ritz…

Wall of Voodoo, Ring of Fire (Remix) / The Morricone Themes (Live), 1982 on Index

12″ single from Stan Ridgway and Wall of Voodoo. The live tracks were recorded live at “The Barn” (Barstow CA?) November 22, 1980. Not sure why they chose…

Juluka, Scatterlings, 1982 on Warner Bros Records

US version on Warner Bros – globally came out on Safari Records, Lark, and/or MINC. Johnny Clegg – sometimes referred to as Le Zoulou Blanc (“the White Zulu”)…

Michael Jackson, Thriller, 1982 on Epic

I remember listening to this right when it came out. I was young enough to not yet know I was supposed to reject Michael as too popular or…

Bauhaus, The Sky’s Gone Out, 1982 on A&M / Beggars Banquet.

I’m a bit late for World Goth Day here, but I definitely went through a hardcore Bauhaus phase – listening to the 1979-1983 compilation (volume one with white…

Leon Redbone, Mystery Man, 1982 on Accord

Redbones’s fifth LP, and his first (and only) on Accord. There’s not much detail on the source of the material – likely recorded in the early 70s, maybe…

Go Go’s, Vacation, 1982 on I.R.S. Records

This was the sophomore release, following Beauty and the Beat. Lead off single “Vacation” was an unavoidable hit that summer. Cowriting credit on “He’s So Strange” to Leonard…

The Beatles, Rare Beatles, 1982 on Phoenix Records

One in a series of releases recorded in the early 60s in Hamburg. These were recorded by Ted Taylor in April 1961 – while Ringo was not yet…

The Cure, Pornogrqphy, 1982 on Fiction.

The Cure, Pornogrqphy, 1982 on Fiction. This copy is a 2015 Rhino reissue on 180g vinyl. Fourth stydio album from The Cure – tail end of the gloomy…

Joe Jackson, Night and Day, 1982 on A&M.

Joe Jackson, Night and Day, 1982 on A&M. Jackson’s fifth LP featuring Stepping out, Breaking Us in Two – somewhere between Jazz, Pop, New Wave – great album….

T-Connection, Pure & Natural, 1982 on Capitol.

T-Connection, Pure & Natural, 1982 on Capitol. Funk/disco band from the Bahamas via Miami

Marvin Gaye, Midnight Love, 1982 on Columbia.

Marvin Gaye, Midnight Love, 1982 on Columbia. Early 80s Marvin, with “Sexual Healing” as the single

The Abyssinians, Forward, 1982 on Alligator Records.

The Abyssinians, Forward, 1982 on Alligator Records. With Sly and Robbie, Zoot Sims. Great roots/reggae record

Various Artists, Atomic Cafe: Radioactive Rock ‘n Roll, Blues, Country & Gospel, 1982 on Rounder Records.

Various Artists, Atomic Cafe: Radioactive Rock ‘n Roll, Blues, Country & Gospel, 1982 on Rounder Records. Soundtrack to a 1982 documentary The Atomic Cafe – songs inspired by…

Yazoo, Upstairs At Eric’s, 1982 on Mute

Yazoo, Upstairs At Eric’s, 1982 on Mute My copy s a UK pressing, thus the Yazoo instead of Yaz, as the US Sire pressings had it. Vince Clarke…

Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Raw Magic, 1982 on Alligator Records.

Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Raw Magic, 1982 on Alligator Records. These days my rule is if I find an Alligator Records LP from them 70s or 80s…