Off The Chart: 19 October 1980Brace yourselves, we’re going all the way back to 1980 on this week’s Off The Chart! Join us for two hours of obscure and unfamiliar hits, tracks from three of the week’s new albums, a round-up of the day’s events, a quick jaunt to France to look at their chart, and back home for the top five in full.

  • What was the first rap record to go Gold in the US?
  • Who had three “consecutive” number 1 hits with other hits in between?
  • And which punks were turning goth and Going for Gold?

Tune in and find out!



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