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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Bonnie Tyler- If You Were a Woman and I Was a Man - 1986



Bonnie Tyler "If You Were a Woman and I Was a Man"  

The 31st Single from Bonnie Tyler was released in May 1986 and reached Number 78 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by Desmond Child, it was released on CBS/Columbia records on  7 inch and 12 inch Single and spent  3 weeks on the chart.
 
US TV Performance
 
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 Number One Magazine Review



Extended Version
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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Heaven 17 - The Luxury Gap - 1983


The Luxury Gap  is the second album from Heaven 17, released on 8th April 1983 on Virgin Records. It was produced by British Electric Foundation and Greg Walsh. The album reached No. 4 on the British charts and peaked at number 72 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.

Listen to the Full album:




Track listing:

  1. "Crushed by the Wheels of Industry"
  2. "Who'll Stop the Rain" 
  3. "Let Me Go"
  4. "Key to the World"
  5. "Temptation" 
  6. "Come Live With Me"
  7. "Lady Ice and Mr Hex" 
  8. "We Live So Fast" 
  9. "The Best Kept Secret" 

 
Smash Hits Review
 
 Number One Magazine Review



Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Top of the Pops 16th July 1981 full episode


Top of the Pops 16th July 1981 full episode
presented by Peter Powell featuring:

Saxon – “Never Surrender”
  Third World – “Dancing On The Floor (Hooked On Love)”
Depeche Mode – “New Life” 
The Jacksons – “Walk Right Now”
Dexys Midnight Runners – “Show Me” 
Kate Bush – “Sat In Your Lap”
Bad Manners – “Can Can” 
Spandau Ballet – “Chant No.1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)” 
The Specials – “Ghost Town”

 

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Bros - I O U Nothing - 1987 & 1988


 Bros "IOU Nothing"  

The 1st Single from Bros was released on 31st August 1987 but only reached number 80 on the U.K. charts. It was then re-released on 6th June 1988 as the groups 4th single and reached Number 1 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by Nicky Graham and Tom Watkins,  it was released on CBS records on cassette Single,  7 inch,  12 inch and CD single and spent 13 weeks on the U.K. singles chart. 
 
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Smash Hits Review




Over 18 Remix
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