Off The Chart: 22 March 1988

Off The Chart: 22 March 1988

It’s a new dexy and a new home for Off The Chart as we pick up the whole shebang and drop it onto Noisebox Radio! Everything else is just as normal, however, because we’ll have your regular two hours of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits from this day in 1988, as well as three of the week’s big new albums, a round-up of the day’s events, a quick visit to the New Zealand chart, and back home for the top five in full, as per.

  • Whose career was torpedoed when her debut single was cannibalised to make a remix for someone else?
  • Who had seventeen hit singles before finally reaching the top five?
  • And which TV theme composer had a hit with a medley of someone else’s songs?

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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