The Top 125 Songs of 1983

The Top 150 Songs of 1983 + What Will Be, Will Be
Part 1: Millie's Appeal Trial
Part 2: The Skipper's Futon
Part 3: The Adventures of Templeton the Mayonnaise Man
Part 4: My Will (For In Case I Die)
Part 5: Figure Shit out for Yourself Week
Part 6: What Will Be, Will Be (Hearts Swooning in the Air)

NC-17 SOUNDTRAXXX is being edited, revised, and published. The literature content is gradually being removed for publication or  being transferred to the upcoming site: MHQ HEADQUARTERS. The music countdowns, however, shall remain here.

In the meantime... our first actual book publication, a dystopian epic: The Mansion 

According to the plant and animal life on Earth, which eventually unfriends the human race amidst bold accusations coming from an oddly-shaped row of trees: the concepts of government, religion, and economics were fabricated by the same sources that devised such absurdity as Black Friday sales, fashionable bowling attire, expiration dates for vaginal lube, and marketing strategies to entice specifically targeted mayonnaise consumers … and these sources obviously did not originate on the Planet Earth. From Prohibition to the dystopian future plagued with revolution, animosity towards society, and farming hippos with growth hormones, characters such as Squirrel Abraham and Jimmers Waffles (raccoon) not only challenge the status quo, but also question the entire history that created it.

Compiling 30 Sections and 68 different themes and storylines, which explore topics ranging from concepts of customer service to victimless crimes to a town in West Virginia that repeatedly becomes a ghost town; and featuring guest appearances from the likes of seahorses, dragonflies, praying mantis, chickens, and raccoon, The Mansion chronicles the plight of the human race, where Primitive Man evolved into the species known as Homo Bowler, and set out to destroy the world in a quest for decorative plates, generic shoes, and non-dairy powdered creamer.

Press play on the image below to listen to all of the songs while you read.

125. Dome
"To Duck, To Dive"  4:07
Will You Speak This Word
London, England

124. Nikki Sudden
"Out of Egypt"  5:56
The Bible Belt
London, England- New York, NY

123. The Kinks
"Come Dancing"  3:56
State of Confusion
London, England

122. The Chesterfield Kings
"You Better Look Now"  2:12
Here Are the Chesterfield Kings
Rochester, NY

121. Motörhead
"Rock It"  3:56
Another Perfect Day
London, England

120. Verbal Abuse
"Leeches"  1:14
Just An American Band
Houston, TX/San Francisco, CA

119. The Mob
"Gates of Hell"  2:41
Let the Tribe Increase
Yeovil, England

118. Crucifix
"Death Toll"  2:38
Berkeley, CA

117. Trop Tard
"Maman"  4:01
Ils étaient 9 Dans L'Obscurité
Brie-Comte-Robert, France

116. Alan Vega
"Saturn Drive"  5:40
Saturn Strip
New York, NY

115. Felt
"Penelope Tree"  3:00
Penelope Tree Single
Birmingham, England

114. Dolly Mixture
"The Didn't Song"  2:14
Demonstration Tapes
Cambridge, England

113. Kilslug
"Autopsy Performing"  3:44
Necktie Party
Boston, MA

112. Malcolm McLaren
"Double Dutch"  3:55
Duck Rock
London, England-Switzerland

111. The Henry Threadgill Sextet
"A Man Called Trinity Deliverance"  8:35
Just the Facts and Pass the Bucket
Chicago, IL

110. The Go-Betweens
"Two Steps Step Out"  3:28
Before Hollywood
Brisbane, Australia

109. The Durutti Column
"Spent Time"  4:26
Another Setting
Manchester, England

108. The Nits
"Dapper Street"  4:44
Amsterdam, Netherlands

107. Sad Lovers and Giants
"Vendetta"  4:37
Feeding the Flame
Watford, England

106. Green on Red
"Cheap Wine"  4:08
Gravity Talks
Los Angeles, CA

105. Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
"Lenny"  5:07
Texas Flood
Dallas, TX-East Troy, WI

104. Red Crayola with Art & Language
"Black Snakes"  4:34
Black Snakes
New York, NY

103. V-Effect
"Alley Oops"  3:03
Stop Those Songs
United States

102. Cortex
"Morning Moon"  2:56
Spinal Injuries
Göteborg, Sweden

101. Аквариум  (Aquarium)
"Капитан Африка"  5:09  (Captain Africa)
Радио Африка (Radio Africa)
St. Petersburg, Russia

NC-17 Soundtraxxx SONGS OF 1983:  150-126  125-101  100-76  75-51  50-26  25-#1

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Bottom image by: 123rf

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