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Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-07-2015, 08:17
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I meant to link to this while the song was still...

I meant to link to this while the song was still number one but forgot - an excellent Popular thread on "Winner Takes It...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-05-2015, 08:11
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The Ruts were my unexpected highlight of this...

The Ruts were my unexpected highlight of this show - such an intense performance when you compare it to the tameness of the metal bands that have been on lately.

I saw The Ruts DC live in October...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-04-2015, 07:48
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Re the mentions upthread, Ray Sawyer of Dr Hook...

Re the mentions upthread, Ray Sawyer of Dr Hook did lose an eye in a car crash in 1967. The patch wasn't an affectation.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-04-2015, 08:27
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Posted By Erithian
Here's the excellent Popular thread on "Going...

Here's the excellent Popular thread on "Going Underground"/"Dreams of Children":
http://freakytrigger.co.uk/ft/2008/10/the-jam-going-undergrounddreams-of-children/?comment-page-all#comments
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-04-2015, 08:01
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Posted By Erithian
So who listened to UB40 singing "Politicians...

So who listened to UB40 singing
"Politicians argue/sharpening their knives/drawing up their bargains/trading baby lives"
then to the Jam singing
"You choose your leaders and place your trust/as their...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-03-2015, 19:17
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Posted By Erithian
Apologies if I've missed a reference to this...

Apologies if I've missed a reference to this upthread, but did you know Ellie Hope did get a UK number 1? She did (uncredited) vocals on Mud's 1975 version of "Oh Boy", mainly the spoken bit in the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-02-2015, 00:41
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Posted By Erithian
A couple of links re "Too Much Too Young" -...

A couple of links re "Too Much Too Young" - firstly more light on the picture sleeve, which it appears was actually taken by Jerry Dammers at a Selecter gig:
http://2-tone.info/2tone.pl?show102&
-...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-12-2014, 23:37
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Posted By Erithian
And I bet none of us recalling big chart jumps...

And I bet none of us recalling big chart jumps had to look them up, am I right? Another favourite memorable jump was 27 to 2 for the Rubettes' Sugar Baby Love in spring '74 - very impressive for a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-10-2014, 23:28
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Posted By Erithian
Ah, thanks for that. "Tadpole", as Irene Handl...

Ah, thanks for that. "Tadpole", as Irene Handl called him!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-10-2014, 07:47
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Posted By Erithian
I don't think anyone else has posted this yet so...

I don't think anyone else has posted this yet so here goes - the Yewtreed edition from 18 October 1979 featuring the Buggles' one week at number...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-10-2014, 00:34
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Posted By Erithian
If Dr Hook’s records were a person, they’d be...

If Dr Hook’s records were a person, they’d be very loving, pretty good in bed and most of all you’d never be too far away from a belly laugh. Anybody who doesn’t know their earlier, more comic...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-10-2014, 23:57
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Posted By Erithian
Wow, thanks for that Eraserhead. Love the...

Wow, thanks for that Eraserhead. Love the discussion below about whether Louise, the missing Pan's Person in the photo, might have nipped off to the bar with Bryan Ferry!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-10-2014, 23:12
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Posted By Erithian
Wondered if anyone might pick up on this. The...

Wondered if anyone might pick up on this. The BBC news website today has a set of pictures as a tribute to Lynsey de Paul.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-29459040

5th photo down is...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-07-2014, 07:50
Replies: 8,265
Views: 499,337
Posted By Erithian
A little bit of historical context: this week's...

A little bit of historical context: this week's edition was first broadcast on 30 August 1979, meaning it was three days after the IRA assassinated Lord Mountbatten and killed 18 British soldiers at...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-05-2014, 00:01
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Posted By Erithian
There's been cause to reassess Hot Chocolate a...

There's been cause to reassess Hot Chocolate a couple of times in these archive showings, as some of their lesser-known singles turn out to have been absolute gems - "Put Your Love In Me", "I'll Put...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-05-2014, 14:09
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Posted By Erithian
So, TOTP as broadcast on 10 May 1979. On the...

So, TOTP as broadcast on 10 May 1979. On the Friday, less than 24 hours after this edition was shown, Mum came home from work and handed me an envelope. It was three days before my birthday so I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2014, 22:18
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Posted By Erithian
All in good time China...!

All in good time China...!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2014, 10:58
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Posted By Erithian
For anyone who didn’t know the story – Mark...

For anyone who didn’t know the story – Mark Knopfler wrote “Sultans of Swing” after an evening in a pub in Greenwich (the White Swan apparently, though unsurprisingly various places claim to have...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-01-2014, 23:18
Replies: 8,265
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Posted By Erithian
A friend of mine has just pointed out that Nicky...

A friend of mine has just pointed out that Nicky Tesco was a bit of a ringer for Frankie Abbott from "Please Sir!" which is a brilliant spot.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-01-2014, 10:24
Replies: 8,265
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Posted By Erithian
A couple of years on from this I was a student at...

A couple of years on from this I was a student at Royal Holloway College, part of London University out in Egham. Our student union would feature bands on the way up or down, and one Saturday we got...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-01-2014, 22:34
Replies: 8,265
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Posted By Erithian
I think what a lot of us are saying is: seeing...

I think what a lot of us are saying is: seeing the show in context >> seeing the entire show without presenter links >> seeing it on TOTP2 or YouTube >> not seeing it at all.

Seeing it without...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-01-2014, 23:22
Replies: 8,265
Views: 499,337
Posted By Erithian
Shocked to hear that about Leif Garrett - not a...

Shocked to hear that about Leif Garrett - not a singer I was ever much bothered about, but it's horrendous to have to live with that on your conscience.

A lot of crap disco to kick off tonight, but...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 08:16
Replies: 8,265
Views: 499,337
Posted By Erithian
My earworm of the weekend has been "Mirrors". I...

My earworm of the weekend has been "Mirrors". I remember how striking it was that Sally Oldfield pronounced "dancing" in such a posh way - "daahncing" - particularly since the accents round our way...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-01-2014, 11:20
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Posted By Erithian
I liked the post above saying that if only Driver...

I liked the post above saying that if only Driver 67 had taken Joannie home in his cab everything would have been OK. A friend of mine was inspired to write this, which I'll share with you.

Driver...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-01-2014, 23:31
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Views: 499,337
Posted By Erithian
I may have mentioned this before, but there was a...

I may have mentioned this before, but there was a programme featuring Dean Friedman on Radio 1 around this time, in which he mentioned that he was driving around when he first heard "Hello This Is...
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