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Off The Chart: 4 November 1981

Off The Chart: 4 November 1981

Come back to this very day in 1981 as Steve and Julian excavate the UK singles chart! There’ll be lots of forgotten and half-remembered hits, a look at the day’s events, three tracks from a hit album of the week, a track from an international chart and the top five singles in full. Which top 50 hitmakers wrote a song for Kevin Keegan? Who met a fiery end at the Crossroads Motel? And how did Thomas Dolby help a cover of a ’60s hit reach number one? Click PLAY to find out!


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Off The Chart: 16 July 1983

Off The Chart: 16 July 1983

Steve and Julian take on the chart of 16 July 1983, playing some forgotten hits (and at least one that they hadn’t even heard before), three tracks from the week’s featured album (it’s Talking Heads this week) and the whole … read more