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Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-03-2015, 22:48
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The Dooleys managed to do a good job of sounding...

The Dooleys managed to do a good job of sounding like an Abba-cum-Bee Gees tribute act with their follow up single 'Body Language' later in 1980 in which I detect echoes of 'Summer Night City' and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-03-2015, 22:10
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Cozy Powell's first single 'Dance With The Devil'...

Cozy Powell's first single 'Dance With The Devil' was produced by Mickie Most for his RAK label which probably explains why his protege Suzi Quatro played the bass on it.

There is a clip on YouTube...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 22:57
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Posted By faversham saint
They could have added the Rainbow clip in place...

They could have added the Rainbow clip in place of the Moody Blues which was deleted from the early edition for the second week running and will not be shown again.



I was too old for Rainbow which...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-03-2015, 22:38
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Posted By faversham saint
It would have been wrong in my view to edit out...

It would have been wrong in my view to edit out this Shadows performance as it had not been shown before. The Shadows performed 'Riders in the Sky' three times in the TOTP studio. Their first...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-03-2015, 21:37
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Posted By faversham saint
There are fridge magnets depicting the various...

There are fridge magnets depicting the various promotional packets in which Sugar Smacks were sold in the late sixties and early...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-03-2015, 14:06
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Posted By faversham saint
I don't buy the argument espoused by some posters...

I don't buy the argument espoused by some posters that the main priority for those charged with editing the early evening show is to cut according to where they can best make an unobtrusive edit. I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-03-2015, 19:15
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Posted By faversham saint
David Bowie's 'Alabama Song' was packaged in a...

David Bowie's 'Alabama Song' was packaged in a poster bag which I believe were a fad in the 1980s - I wonder which 7 inch single was the first to be released in a poster bag.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-03-2015, 18:55
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Posted By faversham saint
Does it turn you Japanese?

Does it turn you Japanese?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-03-2015, 18:36
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Posted By faversham saint
feather boa

feather boa
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-03-2015, 18:01
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Posted By faversham saint
Glorious 12th revealed in January that the No. 1...

Glorious 12th revealed in January that the No. 1 single on his 17th birthday was the Beatles double A-side 'Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out' which strangely enough coincides with the birth date of a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-03-2015, 21:45
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Posted By faversham saint
BIB - I thought 'they killed the cat'. Didn't...

BIB - I thought 'they killed the cat'.



Didn't he claim in the 1970s that he had never owned a record player?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-03-2015, 22:59
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Posted By faversham saint
BIB - not according to the Stranglers Tour Dates...

BIB - not according to the Stranglers Tour Dates website:

http://www.ents24.com/uk/tour-dates/the-stranglers

When The Stranglers played my local club in March 1977 Jet Black came across as a rather...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-03-2015, 18:59
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Posted By faversham saint
Your annual trip to see the Stranglers in concert...

Your annual trip to see the Stranglers in concert seems to have become a regular fixture since you joined Digital Spy three years ago Ursula !! ;-)



I agree it was absurd and ridiculous to edit...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-03-2015, 11:33
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Posted By faversham saint
'All Night Long' is the only one of Rainbow's...

'All Night Long' is the only one of Rainbow's three major hit singles that they wrote themselves. Blackmore came up with the tune and the behatted bass player Roger Glover visible in the spoiler link...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-03-2015, 22:52
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Posted By faversham saint
Richard Madeley probably isn't too keen on Shaky...

Richard Madeley probably isn't too keen on Shaky either after the brief argument they had on the Yorkshire TV regional news programme 'Calendar' in December 1980 which prompted Shaky to jump on him...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-03-2015, 22:30
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Posted By faversham saint
35 years ago you would be just six months old and...

35 years ago you would be just six months old and in diapers so there is probably more than a grain of truth in that.



When the Ramones first album was released in the spring of 1976 they were...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-03-2015, 22:53
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Posted By faversham saint
TOTP was a thirty minute show when I was growing...

TOTP was a thirty minute show when I was growing up in the early 70s - IIRC it always went out on a Thursday evening between 7.30 and 8.00pm although it did switch to Friday evenings for a few months...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-03-2015, 19:09
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Posted By faversham saint
Elvis Ramone was on tonights show playing drums...

Elvis Ramone was on tonights show playing drums for Blondie.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-03-2015, 18:47
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Posted By faversham saint
Didn't know these celebrated T-shirt...

Didn't know these celebrated T-shirt manufacturers had released a record.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-03-2015, 20:37
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Posted By faversham saint
'Hold Me', the first single release from...

'Hold Me', the first single release from Fleetwood Mac's 'Mirage' LP made absolutely no impression on the UK chart in 1982, yet three singles from 'Tango in the Night' achieved Top Ten status over...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-03-2015, 18:05
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Posted By faversham saint
Although Elvis Costello wrote 'Girls Talk' he...

Although Elvis Costello wrote 'Girls Talk' he gave it to Dave Edmunds who recorded and had a hit with it first, so it was arguably not a 'cover' by definition. Costello recorded his own version of...
Forum: Radio 08-03-2015, 20:55
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Posted By faversham saint
Medicine Head Radiohead were probably starting...

Medicine Head

Radiohead were probably starting infant school in 1973.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-03-2015, 21:51
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Posted By faversham saint
I wonder if BBC Four would have censored the...

I wonder if BBC Four would have censored the studio performance of their follow-up single - a cover version of 'Two Little Boys' - from the 11 September 1980 show on account of its association with...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-03-2015, 18:45
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Posted By faversham saint
'Loop Di Love' and 'Johnny Reggae' were both...

'Loop Di Love' and 'Johnny Reggae' were both skipped when October 1972 and December 1971 featured on Pick of the Pops on Radio 2 last year, presumably because Jonathan King produced both records and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-03-2015, 19:51
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Posted By faversham saint
BIB - at that rate the 10 million paid out by...

BIB - at that rate the 10 million paid out by the BBC over recent years in redundancy payments to staff it subsequently went on to re-employ would have covered the cost of the Quad tapes for every...
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