Off The Chart: 17 December 1984

Off The Chart: 17 December 1984

It’s still not quite Christmas on Off The Chart but we’re going back to 1984 for the Christmassiest top five ever (according to Steve) plus a load of overlooked hits and three tracks from the week’s featured album. Which band sounds like a brand of washing powder but are actually purveyors of “danceable jazz”? Who released the most pointless picture disc ever? And why have we been celebrating Christmas on the wrong date for over 2000 years? Click PLAY to find out!

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