1983’s Biggest Canadian Hits, Both English and French

CMB med1983’s biggest hit in Canada was The Police’s “Every Breath You Take”. The biggest Canadian hits were (Anglo) Loverboy’s “Hot Girls in Love” and (Franco) Soupir’s “Larmes de métal”. Below is a list of all Canadian Franco hits that finished in CKOI’s year-end Top 50. All Canadian hits that made the RPM Top 100 of the year are listed as well as all that peaked in the Top 40 of the weekly charts. Bear in mind, that this is a picture of cross-Canada success. Songs may have charted much higher or lower in various cities as radio stations usually give local artists more support.

YE= Year-End chart position.

WP = Weekly chart peak position.

1983 FRANCO HITS

TITLE ARTIST YE
Larmes de métal Soupir 7
J’t’aime comme un fou Robert Charlebois 10
Talk About It Belgazou 17
Un air d’ete Pierre Bertrand 23
Toup tout Claude Dubois 28
Je suis fidele Veronique Beliveau 33
J’ai peur, j’ai peur Michel Rivard 44
Vivre sur video Trans-X 48

1983 ANGLO HITS

TITLE ARTIST YE WP
Hot Girls In Love Loverboy 59 9
Rise Up Parachute Club 62 9
When I’m With You Sheriff 67 8
Never Said I Loved You Payolas w/ Carole Pope 69 8
The Safety Dance Men Without Hats 77 11
Cuts Like a Knife Bryan Adams 81 12
Sign of the Times Men’s Room 89 9
Girls Night Out Toronto 97 14
Crimes of Passion Rough Trade   18
Straight form the Heart Bryan Adams   20
Video Kids Prototype   21
Everytime I See Your Picture Luba   23
Who Knows How to Make Love Stay Doug & the Slugs   25
Twenty Questions Tictoc   27
Queen of Broken Hearts Loverboy   28
Old Emotions The Spoons   28
Human Race Red Rider   29
Making It Work Doug & the Slugs   29
Smiling in Winter The Spoons   30
Danseparc Martha and the Muffins   31
This Time Bryan Adams   32
The Sheriff Tenants   34
Subdivisions Rush   36
Start Again Surrender   38
All I Need Toronto   38
Tornado Teenage Head   39
Celebration Headpins   39

1983 CHOICE TRIVIA

1983 Trivia

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