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Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-04-2015, 21:25
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BIB1 - Jameela who :confused: BIB2 - Didn't he...

BIB1 - Jameela who :confused:
BIB2 - Didn't he used to be in Coronation Street?

A trifle off-topic but I was so impressed with your perceptive analysis of the behaviour of the principal characters...
Forum: Radio 18-04-2015, 22:59
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BIB - DLT introduced 'Disco Connection' on the...

BIB - DLT introduced 'Disco Connection' on the 15-04-76 edition of TOTP which was the third repeat shown on BBC Four back in 2011.

My post to darren1090 on the TOTP 1977 thread (link below) from...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-04-2015, 20:50
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Paul Weller has been a Beatles fanatic since...

Paul Weller has been a Beatles fanatic since childhood and in 1980 he made an album with The Jam which was compared to 'Revolver'.

Noel Gallagher who was a huge fan of The Jam noticed Paul Weller...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-04-2015, 20:12
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I noticed mention was made upthread of Bruce...

I noticed mention was made upthread of Bruce Foxton's funky Beatlesque bassline in 'Start!' but Paul Weller also managed a good impression of McCartney's lead guitar solo in 'Taxman' on that...
Forum: Radio 09-04-2015, 20:56
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Posted By faversham saint
The above was posted on 21-02-15 BIB - the...

The above was posted on 21-02-15

BIB - the relevant top twenty chart for that week in February 1972 included TWO records from the April 1972 chart played on POTP last year (which could have been...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-04-2015, 18:58
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Posted By faversham saint
Is it not a woodwork apron?

Is it not a woodwork apron?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-04-2015, 18:03
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Posted By faversham saint
I recently discovered an an old Mail Online...

I recently discovered an an old Mail Online article about a regular dancer on TOTP who killed herself in March 1971 aged 15 leaving a diary which gave details of alleged abuse at the hands of certain...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2015, 22:34
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Posted By faversham saint
Alan Tarney produced 'More Than I Can Say' for...

Alan Tarney produced 'More Than I Can Say' for Leo Sayer, and between them Tarney and Sayer wrote 'Dreamin'' for Cliff Richard - both songs should be coming up on TOTP 1980 after the MU strike....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-04-2015, 22:59
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Posted By faversham saint
If you have never seen the video the Stones made...

If you have never seen the video the Stones made with Julien Temple for 'She was Hot' in 1984 it may be worth having a look for the spectacular stunts, special effects and sexual innuendo (some...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-04-2015, 18:29
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Posted By faversham saint
I enjoyed seeing the clip of Russ Ballard...

I enjoyed seeing the clip of Russ Ballard (complete with trademark sunglasses) with his band, miming to the original version of 'Since You've Been Gone' (which he wrote but was made popular by...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-03-2015, 18:02
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Posted By faversham saint
Without going into details, I used to know...

Without going into details, I used to know Clarkson's sister in the early eighties, who in direct contrast to her older brother, was a bit of a goody two shoes.

It would appear that in her case time...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-03-2015, 22:48
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Posted By faversham saint
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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Posted By faversham saint
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...
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