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Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 20:13
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That was in a performance of "Ooh! What a life"...

That was in a performance of "Ooh! What a life" in mid 1979, that we saw last year. :)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-03-2015, 22:43
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Yes, so long as Simon Bates hasn't misbehaved...

Yes, so long as Simon Bates hasn't misbehaved ;-)
We will also see "Don't panic" assuming 1981 goes ahead.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-03-2015, 00:28
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Posted By darren1090
Here is the definitive cut off...

Here is the definitive cut off point:
http://yesitsnumberone.blogspot.co.uk/2011/04/totp-29476-but-spaghetti-junctions.html

The first two shows shown, 1st and 8th April, were half hour shows so were...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-03-2015, 20:42
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Posted By darren1090
Not for the first 3 weeks, at least. There was a...

Not for the first 3 weeks, at least. There was a 3 Degrees performance on 15/04/76 that was never shown. I think it was a couple of weeks after that that they started showing the full episode later...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-03-2015, 20:15
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Posted By darren1090
Seeing Tony Rallo and the Midnite Band's...

Seeing Tony Rallo and the Midnite Band's performance (yes, it is "Midnite" and not the normal spelling) is one of my most anticipated moments of the whole repeat run, and the main reason why I was...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-03-2015, 19:14
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The people on stage were the actual band members;...

The people on stage were the actual band members; Ellie Hope on vocals, Wally Rothe on drums, Syd Twynham and Ray Knott on guitar.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-03-2015, 20:08
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Views: 431,094
Posted By darren1090
Someone must have suggested they would be good at...

Someone must have suggested they would be good at Eurovision, so they entered "A song for Europe" the following year with "Don't panic" (that we will get to see on TOTP 1981). It came a close second...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-03-2015, 20:01
Replies: 8,228
Views: 431,094
Posted By darren1090
Three acts debuted on this edition. One of them,...

Three acts debuted on this edition. One of them, Fern Kinney, got to Number 1 in a non-Yewtreed edition so is guaranteed a showing. The other two acts were amongst the most prolific hit makers of the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-03-2015, 22:11
Replies: 8,228
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Posted By darren1090
An album which I bought at the time (on cassette)...

An album which I bought at the time (on cassette) with my pocket money! :o Am I the only person to own this? All the tracks are stories read to music; there's only one other by Keith Michel, but...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-03-2015, 22:47
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Views: 431,094
Posted By darren1090
Not necessarily. Singles sales vary within a year...

Not necessarily. Singles sales vary within a year as well as from year to year. January was always a slow month for record sales back in the day, I wouldn't be surprised if Down Down was the lowest...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-03-2015, 11:30
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How totally random! I was a bit disappointed that...

How totally random! I was a bit disappointed that they didn't even mention her previous claim to fame. So I googled "Lulu Alpaca" and came across her Facebook page, which has a picture of Lulu...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-02-2015, 22:12
Replies: 8,228
Views: 431,094
Posted By darren1090
A couple of hundred copies would be nowhere near...

A couple of hundred copies would be nowhere near enough to get near the Top 200 these days, more like 2,000 to 3,000 copies are sold by the single at number 200.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-02-2015, 19:45
Replies: 8,228
Views: 431,094
Posted By darren1090
Why has the lead singer of the Regents got...

Why has the lead singer of the Regents got shoulder pads stuck down with masking tape? :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-02-2015, 19:58
Replies: 8,228
Views: 431,094
Posted By darren1090
The Spacer video is supposed to have that...

The Spacer video is supposed to have that stuttering effect; it's special effects! If there's a version on YouTube that doesn't do that, it's either due to the change in frame rate from 25 to 30fps,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-01-2015, 11:27
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Views: 431,094
Posted By darren1090
Thank you, darnall42 - excellent website, which...

Thank you, darnall42 - excellent website, which goes some way to filling the gap left by chartstats when the Official Charts Company threatened them with legal action.

My 17th birthday saw everyone...
Forum: Freeview 01-03-2004, 16:56
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Hello, I live in Slough which is well outside the...

Hello, I live in Slough which is well outside the intended area for broadcasts from Hannington. However, my neighbours and I all receive BBC South / Meridian broadcasts because apparently the nearby...
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