Off The Chart: 1 March 1984

Off The Chart: 1 March 1984

Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus! Not much Welsh content on this week’s Off The Chart unfortunately, but we do have the usual dollop of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits from this week in 1984. We’ll top that off with sprinklings of the day’s news and events, tracks from three of the week’s new albums and, because there was no Welsh chart, we’ll have a look at the Dutch top ten as well, before returning home for tea, pancakes and the top five in full.

  • Which hit was twice voted the greatest TV theme of all time?
  • Whose latest single was considered a failure even though it was a top ten hit?
  • And who released the title track of his debut album two years after the album itself?

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Spotify playlists

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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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