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American Top 40 with Casey Kasem: August 20, 1983

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American Top 40
American top 40 with casey kasem duran duran
radio show album
Released 1983
Recorded 1983
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 3 hours, 55 minutes
Label ABC Watermark
Producer ABC Watermark
featuring Duran Duran

American Top 40 with Casey Kasem: August 20, 1983 is a syndicated radio show multi-vinyl album box set featuring Duran Duran, released in the USA by ABC Watermark during 1983.

About the albumEdit

The album was used for licence broadcast on August 20, 1983, by a syndicated independent radio program created by Casey Kasem, Don Bustany, Tom Rounds and Ron Jacobs. As its title implies, American Top 40 counts down the forty most popular songs in the USA, from no.40 to no.1. The show used Billboard charts in its early years, then switched to those from Radio and Records upon its late 1990s return.

The compilation includes Duran Duran's "Is There Something I Should Know?", a single which peaked at no.4 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The show was broadcast during a period when Duran Duran were in Montserrat, working on tracks for Seven and the Ragged Tiger.

The Police are at no.1, a band featuring Sting who later performed on Arcadia's So Red the Rose album in 1985. Rita Coolidge's "All Time High" is a James Bond theme song, released two years before Duran Duran's "A View To A Kill".

Track listingEdit

LW#2: "Sweet Dreams" - Eurythmics
LW#1: "Every Breath You Take" - The Police
40. "Kiss The Bride" - Elton John
39. "Our House" - Madness
38. "Don't You Get So Mad" - Jeffrey Osbourne
37. "All Time High" - Rita Coolidge
36. "Far From Over" - Frank Stallone
35. "Fake Friends" - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
34. "Sexy And Seventeen" - Stray Cats
33. "The Border" - America
32. "Making Love Out of Nothing At All" - Air Supply
31. "Shalimar" - Dead Giveaway
30. "Total Eclipse of the Heart" - Bonnie Tyler
29. "Promises Promises" - Naked Eyes
28. "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You" - Laura Branigan
27. "1999" - Prince
26. "Human Touch" - Rick Springfield
25. "Saved By Zero" - The Fixx
LDD: "Cecelia" - Simon & Garfunkel
24. "After The Fall" - Journey
23. "Don't Cry" - Asia
22. "Tell Her About It" - Billy Joel
21. "Rock of Ages" - Def Leppard
20. "Electric Avenue" - Eddie Grant
19. "Rock 'N' Roll Is King" - E.L.O.
18. "The Safety Dance" - Men Without Hats
EXTRA: "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" - The Supremes & The Temptations
17. "Lawyers In Love" - Jackson Browne
16. "Never Gonna Let You Go" - Sergio Mendes
15. "Human Nature" - Michael Jackson
14. "Take Me To Heart" - Quarterflash
13. "Flashdance...What A Feeling" - Irene Cara
12. "China Girl" - David Bowie
11. "Hot Girls In Love" - Loverboy
10. "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - Culture Club
09. "Puttin' On The Ritz" - Taco
08. "Fascination" - The Human League
LDD: "Thank You For Being A Friend" - Andrew Gold
07. "Is There Something I Should Know?" - Duran Duran
06. "It's A Mistake" - Men At Work
05. "Stand Back" - Stevie Nicks
04. "Maniac" - Michael Sembello
03. "She Works Hard For The Money" - Donna Summer
02. "Sweet Dreams" - The Eurythmics
01. "Every Breath You Take" - The Police

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