1982

Survivor released their 3rd LP “Eye Of The Tiger” on June 8, 1982. The album followed the release of the movie “Rocky III” which had been released on May 28th of that year. (The single for “Eye Of The Tiger” was released one day after the films release). It was the album that made Survivor’s […]

David Crosby has had his ups and downs. 1982 wasn’t his best year. On April 13th of 82′, while he was still awaiting his trial on a concealed weapon and illegal drug possession charge three weeks earlier, he was arrested in Dallas again after local police found him preparing a “speedball” of cocaine backstage before […]

On Thursday, March 18, 1982. Ozzy Osbourne played a concert at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. The next day, the band was heading to a festival in Orlando, Florida. After driving much of the night, they stopped in Leesburg, Florida, to fix a malfunctioning air conditioning unit on the bus while Osbourne remained asleep. On the […]

On March 6, 1982, The Go Go’s LP ‘Beauty And The Beat’ hit the #1 spot on the US album charts. It would stay there a total of 6 weeks. Still listen to The Go Go’s? And any of you guys ever have a crush on any of the members of the band? Read It […]

On Jan. 29, 1982, Huey Lewis & The News released their second LP titled “Picture This”. The album brought the band their first top-ten hit, “Do You Believe in Love”. It remained on the Billboard albums chart for 35 weeks and peaked at number 13. The band produced the album themselves along with their manager, […]

Does bat taste like chicken? On Jan. 20, 1982, Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a bat during a concert at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, IA. An unconscious bat was throw on stage, so he bit its head off & was taken to a hospital after the concert to undergo a rabies […]

Michael Jackson released his 6th LP “Thriller” on Nov. 30, 1982. In just over a year, it became—and currently remains—the world’s best-selling album, with estimated sales surpassing 65 million copies. It is the best-selling album in the United States and the first album to be certified 32x multi-platinum, having shipped 32 million album-equivalent units. The […]


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