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Old 17-01-2013, 19:17
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Evening folks.. 14 mins to go..
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:25
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Evening. I see it's on next week too. Wonder how many we'll get in a row before SAN.
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:25
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Happy New Year.....1978 to you all!

Plenty of Christmas leftovers well into January.
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:27
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Definitely my era. SO much good music in 1978. A lot of great records simply didnt make the top 40 . See tonight they have The Babys on. What a superb record but not a hit . Eddie and the Hot rods had a good follow up to their hit.
Looking forward to seeing Lulu sometime with her great single 'Your Love is everywhere'. Loved that record. Bombed!
SO many different styles of music in the charts back then. Shame about wogan spoiling tonights show again!
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:29
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Evening Pop-Pickers!!
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:29
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Here we go..
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:30
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Evening all
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:31
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And a fantastic track to open.
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:31
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Native New Yorker ~ top tune!
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:31
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Native New Yorker - excellent!
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:32
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Do we get to see Uptown Top Rankin'?
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:32
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Eddie and the Hot Rods showing why they didn't really last all that long..
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:32
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Don't know this E&THR track.

It's no 'Do Anything You Want To Do', even though it's trying to be.
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:33
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Next week's edition is 26th January 1978, so an exact match week for week...
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:34
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Dressed like that Eddie reminds me of 'Beef' from Phantom Of The Paradise.
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:34
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Do we get to see Uptown Top Rankin'?
Possibly. It was at 18 from 34 the previous week.
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:34
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Dressed like that Eddie reminds me of 'Beef' from Phantom Of The Paradise.
And they sound like The Strokes haha
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:35
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Just watched the chart rundown and number 11 was Yannis Maropolis (sp)
Dont remember that at all
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:35
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And a fantastic track to open.
Native New Yorker ~ top tune!
Native New Yorker - excellent!
Totally agree. Goes to dig out the 45 rpm
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:35
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I cut my finger yesterday.

Julie, you're wrong.
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:35
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Eddie and the Hot Rods showing why they didn't really last all that long..
Came in at 36, dropped to 38 and then out of the Top 40, although in 1978 viewers only got to see the Top 30 on ToTP so they won't have even been aware of how "well" it had done if they were relying on the programme for their chart information.
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:36
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Just watched the chart rundown and number 11 was Yannis Maropolis (sp)
Dont remember that at all
Here you are:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGGtSkyasNA
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:37
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Old 17-01-2013, 19:37
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I cut my finger yesterday.

Julie, you're wrong.
Lol!

This track is a bit too dreary for my liking.
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