1983 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1983.
Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1983
These are the Billboard Hot 100 number one hits of 1983. The longest running number-one single of 1983 is "Every Breath You Take" by The Police at eight weeks.
Eurovision Song Contest 1983
The Eurovision Song Contest 1983, the 28th in the series, was held in Munich, then West Germany, on 23 April 1983. The presenter was Marlene Charell. Corinne Hermes was the winner of this Eurovision w...
Eurovision Song Contest 1983 - Wikipedia
Die Fastnachtsbeichte (opera)
Die Fastnachtsbeichte , op.90, (Carnival Confession) is an opera in two acts by Giselher Klebe. His wife, Lore Klebe, wrote the libretto based on the novella of the same name by Carl Zuckmayer.The ope...
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The Wild Heart Tour
The Wild Heart Tour was a North America-only solo concert tour by Fleetwood Mac vocalist Stevie Nicks in support of her second studio album The Wild Heart. The tour began on May 27, 1983 in Las Vegas,...
The Abominable Showman
The Abominable Showman is a Long Play (LP) Record Album by British singer-songwriter Nick Lowe. It was released in 1983 and was Lowe's fourth solo LP.
All tracks composed by Nick Lowe, except wher...
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Bats (musical)
Bats is a musical written in 1983 by two Australians, Ian Dorricott and Simon Denver. It has been produced numerous times by school groups.
The remote village of Humperdink in the shire of Engelb...
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Power, Corruption & Lies is the second studio album by the English rock band New Order, released in May 1983 on Factory Records. The album features more electronic-based tracks than their previous...
CBC band
CBC Band was a Vietnamese band popular in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Made up of a family of poor Vietnamese the CBC discovered they could make money by playing western rock music to America...
The Hello, I Must Be Going Tour
The Hello, I Must Be Going Tour was a concert tour by the English musician Phil Collins, which took place in between November 1982 and February 1983, in support of his albums, Face Value & Hello, ...
The Hello, I Must Be Going Tour - Wikipedia
Reset Records
Reset Records is a British record company founded in 1983 by Vince Clarke (Depeche Mode, Yazoo, The Assembly, Erasure) and Eric Radcliffe.The four singles by Robert Marlow were released on this label ...
Casablanca Records
Casablanca Records is an American recording label owned by Universal Music Group and operates under Republic Records. The label became most successful as a disco label in the 1970s, and currently oper...
Casablanca Records - Wikipedia
Blood Brothers (musical)
Blood Brothers is a musical with book, lyrics and music by Willy Russell. The story is a contemporary nature versus nurture plot, revolving around fraternal twins Mickey and Eddie who were separated a...
Blood Brothers (musical) - Wikipedia
Dance a Little Closer
Dance a Little Closer is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Charles Strouse. The story is an updated version of Robert E. Sherwood's 1936 antiwar comedy Idiot's Delight.<...
Dance a Little Closer - Wikipedia
Void (band)
Void was a Washington D.C.-based hardcore punk/crossover thrash band. They were one of the first hardcore bands popular in the D.C. scene that was from outside the Beltway, hailing from Columbia, Mary...
Alibi (Ringo Starr song)
Old Wave is the ninth studio album by the Beatles' former drummer, Ringo Starr. The album was released in 1983, on the label Bellaphon Records, and is the two-year follow-up to his 1981 album Stop and...