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Off The Chart: 1 April 1986

Off The Chart: 1 April 1986

No fooling, we’re going back to 1986 this week on Off The Chart to look at the UK singles chart from this week 31 years ago. There’s some hits you remember, some you probably don’t, three tracks from a featured album, a look at the day’s news and a rogue track from this week’s Belgian chart. Why did the government take out a full page advert in the Times? Which band named themselves after a song that was a hit for Shakin’ Stevens? And which album was the subject of a documentary called “The Songs Aren’t Good Enough, There Aren’t Any Singles and It’ll Never Get Played on the Radio”? Click PLAY to find out!

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