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Old 24-01-2013, 02:17
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I doubt it did. Wonderful record. What TOTP really needed was a feature giving exposure to these big American hits, possibly hosted by the King in New York, Jonathan King. Of course it eventually happened. Trying to remember when - 1981?
Thank goodness they didn't do this back then, retrospect is wonderful isn't it! After all, if that had been the case, we might have had no showable old episodes left! I imagine JK is back on the blacklist, after all the furore elsewhere, despite his BBC apology over his 1976 edit out.
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Old 24-01-2013, 18:53
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That thirties/forties revival in 1976 was bizarre - I'm still not sure what the trigger for that was ...
Would this have included Loving you will make me bananas by Guy ...?
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:26
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Looking forward to Yellow Dog tonight! - Havn't seen it since I was a little girl!
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:28
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Evening pop-pickers.
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:29
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HI all - just about to start... here we go..
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:30
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I've just hit someone with a animal bone.
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:31
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Hi Kid

Not a bad opening track.
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:31
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Good opening music again, and it's the Kid! Hope we get some 'good love' tonight.
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:31
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Donna Summer playing under the chart... on its way in..
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:31
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Love's Unkind - like that one
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:31
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Young Mij is up first
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:32
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Umm - these guys didn't last long.
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:32
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I have a guilty liking for this 6th form nonsense
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:32
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Young Mij is up first
A totally forgetable (and duly forgotten) bit of work though
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:33
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Rich Kids - only got to 24.

Not a fan of this.
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:33
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Good evening!
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:34
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Rich Kids - only got to 24.

Not a fan of this.
It's a good song!
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:34
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Here goes the orchestra!!
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:34
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LOL - here we go - Ron Pearson's lot showing how they can't play reggae..
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:34
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Rich Kids? Don't think they became rich Kid....
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:34
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see my heels and ting
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:34
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And The Pearson Gang destroying a cracking song.

This is painful
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:35
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Wasn't it their last as well?
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:35
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How to murder a song, courtesy of the TOTP orchestra.
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Old 24-01-2013, 19:35
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Donna (?) with the Afro from hell and Deirdre's glasses.... LOL

Oops, forgot to say 'hi all'
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