Off The Chart: 10 May 1984

Off The Chart: 10 May 1984

Grab your coat, we’re heading back to this day in 1984 on Off The Chart! We’ll bring a suitcase full of the week’s obscure, forgotten and neglected hits, you’ll find three of the week’s new albums in the glove compartment, there’s a holdall on the back seat full of the day’s events, and we’ll stop off along the way for a look at the Belgian chart, before getting home for the top five in full.

  • Who unfortunately released a cover version just as the song’s original singer died?
  • Who were rap’s answer to the Village People?
  • And who was forced by an angry crowd to remove his comedy breasts while singing an anthem for liberation?

Tune in and find out!



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Spotify playlists

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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