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Further Off The Chart 4

Further Off The Chart 4 (and why you should back us on Patreon if you don’t already)

Exclusively for our wonderful Patreon subscribers, episode 4 of Further Off The Chart allows us to mop up some of the tracks that came up in conversation during the regular weekly show. On today’s edition Captain Sensible covers one of the biggest hits of the ’80s, Pluto makes soup from roadkill and the Saw Doctors come over all peculiar at the thought of Susanna Hoffs. Follow this link for your bonus show!

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“Girls are foreign and strange to me” – Top of the Pops, 22 January 1981

Spandau Ballet

Well, this is awkward. Keen to get 1981 over and done with as soon as possible, BBC Four have hit the turbo button and scheduled two editions per week for the foreseeable future, meaning that the idea of the show … read more

“Who made the zombies all tap their feet?” – Top of the Pops, 8 January 1981


Here we go then with the first proper Top of the Pops of 1981, and after last week’s review of the dregs of 1980 that didn’t make it onto the Christmas Day show, BBC Four’s usual Story of 1981 documentary … read more