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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Janet Jackson Album 1982

Janet Jackson  is the self titled debut album from Janet Jackson, released on 21st September 1982 in the U.S. and in February 1983 on A&M Records. It was produced by RenĂ© Moore, Angela Winbush, Bobby Watson, Foster Sylvers and Jerry Weaver.  The album didn't chart in the U.K and peaked at No. 63 on the U.S Billboard Charts.

Listen to the Full album:

Track Listing:

1 Say You Do
2 You'll Never Find (A Love Like Mine)
3 Young Love
4 Love & My Best Friend
5 Don't Mess Up This Good Thing
6 Forever Yours
7 The Magic Is Working
8 Come Give Your Love To Me

 Smash Hits Review

Monday, 27 March 2017

Top of The Pops 14th August 1980 - Full Episode

Top Of The Pops 30th October 1980 - Full Episode presented by Tommy Vance & Roger Daltry featuring:

ULTRAVOX – Sleepwalk
DAVID BOWIE – Ashes To Ashes
MIKE BERRY – The Sunshine Of Your Smile 

GRACE JONES – Private Life
VILLAGE PEOPLE – Can’t Stop The Music
SUE WILKINSON – You Gotta Be A Hustler If You Wanna Get On
ABBA – The Winner Takes It All
DIANA ROSS – Upside Down

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Dusty Springfiled - Nothing Has Been Proved - 1989

Dusty Springfield -  "Nothing Has Been Proved"
The 62nd Single from Dusty Springfield was released in February 1989 and reached Number 16 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written and Produced by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of the Pet Shop Boys it was released on Parlophone records on  7 inch, 12 inch & CD Single and spent  7 weeks on the chart.
Smash Hits Review

Dance Mix

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Depeche Mode - Black Celebration - 1986

"Black Celebration"  is the 5th Studio album from Depeche Mode.  Released in February 1986 on Mute Records. It was produced by Produced by Depeche Mode, Daniel Miller & Gareth Jones. The album reached No. 4 on the British charts, and peaked at No. 90 in the US Pop charts.

Listen to the Full album:

Track Listing:

01 - Black Celebration
02 - Fly on the Windscreen - Final
03 - A Question of Lust
04 - Sometimes
05 - It Doesn't Matter Two

06 -  A Question of Time
07 - Stripped
08 - Here Is the House
09 - World Full of Nothing
10 - Dressed in Black
11 - New Dress

Smash Hits Review

Number One Magazine Review

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls 1985

Pet Shop Boys - "West End Girls"

The debut Single from The Pet Shop Boys was originally released in April 1984 where it only reached number 121 on the U.K. charts it was re- released in October 1985 and reached Number 1 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by  Neil Tenant and Chris Lowe it was released on Emi /Parlophone records on  7 inch, 10 inch & 12 inch disc and spent 17 weeks on the chart. It also peaked at Number 1 on the U.S Billboard Charts.

Smash Hits Review

Number 1 Magazine Review

Dance Mix