Punk spit out New Wave so record labels could make some money and with the help of ever-more powerful synthesizers the table was set for what the 80s would sound like.
Marvin Gaye had a string of hits on the Motown label but it was his work in the early 1970s that resonates the strongest today.
Two things happened during the year that would change music forever: rap left the Bronx and Queens for mainstream radio and MTV launched
A recap of another great CEDIA show!
Uncle Rico wasn't the only person who had a good year in '82, some of pop's most iconic songs hit the airwaves, songs that are still part of the culture today.