9th December - 22nd December 1982

Issue 105 - 9th December - 22nd December
Credits - Smash Hits - Issue 105 - 9th D


9th December - 22nd December 1982


Volume 4 - Number 25 - Issue 105

Cover Photo - (Unknown)

Price - 40p    Pages - 56


Dave Rimmer - Yazoo

Peter Silverton - Shalamar

Johnny Black - ABBA

Mark Steels - Whitesnake

Dave Rimmer - Dexy's Midnight Runners


Picture Power - Mike Score (Page 5)

Chris Walter - Mike Score (Page 5)

Virginia Turbett - Jim and Mark Kerr (Page 5)

Gary Lormie - Mick Khan and Orly (Page 5)

Virginia Turbett - Simon and Jonathan LeBon (Page 5)

Virginia Turbett - Alison Moyet (Page 6)

Virginia Turbett - Vince Clarke (Page 7)

Simon Fowler - Imagination (Page 9)

Adrian Boot - Julian Cope (Page 14)

Steve Rapport - Kid Creole (Page 18)

Peter Ashworth - Soft Cell (Centre Spread)

Chris Craymer - Whitesnake (Page 32)

Mark Rusher - Dexy's Midnight Runners (Page 42-43)

Virginia Turbett - Boy George (Page 53)

Paul Rider - Thomas Dolby (Page 54)

Paul Rider - Marillion (Page 55)

Mark Rusher - Talk Talk (Page 55)


Kid Creole And The Coconuts - Dear Addy

Imagination - Changes

Soft Cell - Where The Heart Is

Malcolm McLaren and The World's Famous Supreme Team - Buffalo Girls

The Cure - Let's Go To Bed

Fun Boy Three - The More I See (The Less I Believe)

John Lennon - Love

Shakin' Stevens - Lawdy Miss Clawdy

Renee And Renato - Save Your Love

Pale Fountain - Thank You

Phil Everly - Louise

Cliff Richard - Little Town

Steve Wright And The Afternoon Boys - I'm Alright.



;Personal File - George Michael


The Beat and Ranking Roger

A Flock Of Seagulls and Mike Score

Jim and Mark Kerr

Mick Karn and Orly

Simon and Jonathan LeBon

Issue Information

Front Cover:

Kevin Rowland (Dexy's)

Centre Spread:

Soft Cell

Back Cover:

Human League







Dexy's Midnight Runners




Bow Wow Wow - Go Wild In The Country / Scandalous

Echo And The Bunnymen - The Happy Loss

Malcolm McLaren

Marc Bolan - Billy Super Duper / The Children Of Rarn Suite / Mellow Love / Christmas Bop

Teardrop Explodes Split

Pale Fountains - Michael Head, Chris McCaffrey and Andy Diagram

Cherry Red Records - Pillows And Prayers

 Spandau Ballet - Gary Kemp

The Late Late Breakfast Show

David Sylvian - Japan

Party Party soundtrack

Tutti Frutti


Ian Gillan

All Time Top Ten - Siobhan Fahey

Take 5 - Ian Cranna

Fan Clubs:

Duran Duran

Adam Ant

Musical Youth


Donny Osmond (25)

Geoff Deane (28)

Frank Sinatra (67)

Simon Bates (35)

Sarah Dallin (21)

Noel Edmunds (34)

Other Bits

Get Smart:

Jerry Dammers

Joe Strummer and Topper Headon


Swinging Cats



Dexy's Midnight Runners



Pale Fountains


Renee And Renato

Smash Hits Poll

Ozzie Osbourne

The Blizzard Of Oz

Nights Out:


Singles: Tim De Lisle

Kid Creole And The Coconuts - Dear Addy EP

Kevin Rowland and Dexy's Midnight Runners - Let's Get This Straight From The Start / Old

Yoko Ono - My Man

Alvin Stardust - A Picture Of You

Pinkees - Holding Me Tight

Soft Cell - Where The Heart Is

Elvis Costello And The Attractions with The Royal Guard Horns - Party Party

Sharon Redd - In The Name Of Love

The Farmer's Boys - More Than A Dream

Kool And The Gang - Hi-De-Hi, Hi-De-Ho

Alan Clayson And The Argonauts - Last Respects

Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Frank Sinatra - To Love A Child

ABBA - Under Attack

Malaria! - Your Turn To Run (I Will Be Your Only One)

Fox In Socks - Sound Patterns

Fun Boy Three - The More I See (The Less I Believe)

Fiat Lux - Feels Like Winter Again

The Special A.K.A. - War Crimes

Dionne Warwick - All The Love In The World

Imagination - Changes


Neil Tennant

Bev Hillier

Peter Silverton

Kimberley Leston

Dave Rimmer

Fred Dellar

Mark Ellen

Ian Birch

The Jam - Dig The New Breed

Michael Jackson - Thriller

Winston Groovy - African Girl

Ozzy Osbourne - Talk Of The Devil

Psychic TV - Force The Hand Of Chance

Shakatak - Invitations

Pat Benatar - Get Nervous

Led Zeppelin - Coda

Gregory Isaacs - Lovers' Rock

Suzi Quatro - Main Attraction

Allez Allez - Promises

Joni Mitchell - Wild Things Run Fast

Whitesnake - Saints & Sinners

Samson - Before The Storm

George Clinton - Computer Games

Prince - 1999

A Certain Ratio - I'd Like To See You Again

Thomas Dolby - London (Dave Rimmer)

Marillion - Sheffield (Deborah Steels)

Talk Talk - London (Peter Stockton)


Siouxsie And The Banshees - Melt Single

Shakatak - Invitations Album

Michael Jackson - Thriller Album

Musical Youth - Youth Of Today Album

Robert Palmer - Pride Single

The Pale Fountains - Thank You Single

Madness - Take It Or Leave It Video

Various Artists - Party Party Album

The Jam - Dig The New Breed Album

Fun Boy Three - The More I See (The Less I Believe) Single

Imagination - Changes Single

The Waitresses - Christmas Wrapping Single

Woolworths - Various Albums

Whitesnake - Saints And Sinners Album

Smash Hits 1983 Yearbook

The Kids From Fame Poster Calendar

Bucks Fizz Poster Calendar

Messengers - I Turn In (To You) Single

Gary Numan - Numan The Best Of Video


This issue came with a Free Doubled Sided Flexi Disc called Happy Christmas From The Stars

For more on that click link below

Free Flexi

This Issue also came with the Third Token to send of for a Free 1983 Poster Calendar.

For more on that click the link below.

Poster Calendar


Happy Reading