Flashback Dance-Party: 10 Retro Dance Jams From 1982

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1982 was an amazing year for music. Completely disparate, yet energy fueled genres like disco, R&B, punk, and new wave were starting to fuse together into dance songs that appealed to a wide array of different people.  Wherever you went, you were likely to hear your favorite dance song on the radio, or something you could dance to that you didn’t know yet.

To get you pumped for the weekend, we’ve gathered together some of the biggest dance hits from 1982 including songs from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Toni Basil[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diana Ross[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Human League[/lastfm], and the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Weather Girls[/lastfm].

10. “Mickey”-[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Toni Basil[/lastfm]

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Probably the most adorable, infectious song to come out of 1982, Toni Basil brought the cheerleader trend to new heights with her quirky, punk rock infused dance joint. Just bounce to this song a few times and you’ve got your workout set for the day!

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