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Monday, 30 January 2017

Dollar - Top of The Pops Performances 1980 - 1986

Dollar Performances on Top of The Pops
Hand Held in Black and White
I Wanna Hold Your Hand
Gimme Some Kind of Magic
Give Me Back Your Heart
Oh L'Amour
Mirror Mirror

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Debarge - Rhythm of the Night - 1985

Debarge - "Rhythm of the Night"

The seventh Single from Debarge (although their first in the U.K.) was released on February 1985 and reached Number 4 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by Dianne warren it was released on Mute records on  7 inch and 12 inch single and spent 15 weeks on the chart.

No 1 Magazine Review

Extended Mix

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Dexy's Midnight Runners - Too-Rye-Ay 1982

Too Rye Ay is the second album from Dexy's Midnight Runners, released in July 1982 on Mercury Records. It was produced by Kevin Rowland, Clive Lnager and Alan Winstanley.  The album reached No. 1 on the British charts and peaked at Number 1 on the U.S. billboard Charts.

Listen to the Full album:

Track Listing:

01 - The Celtic Soul Brothers  
02 - Let's Make This Precious 
03 - All In All (This One Last Wild Waltz)  
04 - Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)
05 - Old  
06 - Plan B
07 - I'll Show You  
08 - Liars A To E   
09 - Until I Believe In My Soul
10 - Come On Eileen  

 Smash Hits Review

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Spandau Ballet - Gold - 1983

Spandau Ballet - "Gold"

The 11th single from Spandau was Released in August 1983 and reached number 2 on the U.K. Singles chart. Written by band member Gary Kemp it was released on Reformation/Chrysalis records on 7 inch and 12 inch and Spent 9 weeks on the chart.

Thommy's Pop Show Performance

Smash Hits Review

Extended 12 Inch Version