NEW EPISODE: 1982! Michael! Prince! Toto!
Synthesizers rule everything, though we’ll hear from a bunch of other voices as we pick our top-12 of 1982.
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It’s time to pick our top-12 songs of 1982, a heavy synth pop year, though a number of other genres insert themselves into the conversation.
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