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Monday, 25 October 2021

The Jam - Going Underground - 1980

 

  

The Jam - "Going Underground"

The 10th Single from the The Jam was released in March 1980 and reached Number 1 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by Paul Weller, it was released on Polydor Records on  7 inch disc and spent 9 weeks on the chart. 


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Monday, 18 October 2021

Pointer Sisters - I Need You - 1984

 

Pointer Sisters - "I Need You"

The 31st Single from the Pointer Sisters was released in August 1984 and reached Number 25 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by  Nan O'Byrne, Richard Feldman and John Black it was released on Planet Records on  7 inch & 12 inch disc and spent  10 weeks on the chart. It reached Number 48 on the U.S. Billboard chart. 

                                                      Number One Magazine Review

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Monday, 11 October 2021

Human League - Don't You Want Me - 1981

Human League - "Don't You want Me"

The 9th Single from the Human League was released in November 1981 and reached Number 1 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by  Phil Oakey, Jo Callis and Philip Adrian Wright it was released on Virgin Records on  7 inch & 12 inch disc and spent  13 weeks on the chart. It reached Number One on the U.S. Billboard chart and has now been announced as the best selling U.K. single of 1981.

                                                               
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