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Off The Chart: 23 April 1985

Off The Chart: 23 April 1985

It’s the end of another dexy1 which means it’s 1985 on this week’s Off The Chart! Join us for another two hours of hits, headlines and Harvesters including the usual barrowload of forgotten and half-remembered hits, three tracks from one of the week’s hit albums, a sneaky peek at the West German chart, a look at the day’s events and the top five singles in full. Which member of one of the biggest groups of the past decade was finding solo success a bit hard to come by? What was the fastest selling single in US chart history? And who is the only Phyllis to have had a UK top forty hit? Tune in and find out!

Listen to Off The Chart on Mad Wasp Radio at 9pm every Tuesday, or catch the repeats at 3pm on Thursday or 10am on Saturday. You can stream Mad Wasp Radio via their website, their apps for iOS or Android, or through TuneIn – and don’t forget to tweet along using the hashtag #OffTheChart. If you’re somehow not around for any of the radio broadcasts, catch up on Mixcloud from 5pm on Thursdays.



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If you’ve missed a previous edition they’re all on our Mixcloud page, or for a taster of the music we play, listen to our Spotify playlist Way Off The Chart including one track from each show!

 

We also have a Spotify playlist for our #ICEOTWF feature, including all (well, most) of the international hits we’ve played since the feature began in March 2017. There are all sorts of oddities in here, all of which were hits somewhere in the world but not in the UK!

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