Off The Chart: 21 June 1981It may be the longest day of the year but this week’s Off The Chart is just about its regular length. Don’t worry though, we’ll still manage to fit in our regular quota of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits from this day in 1981, as well of three of the week’s new albums, a round-up of the day’s events, a track from the New Zealand chart, the UK’s top five in full and some exciting news for all listeners, so make sure you stick with us right to the end!

  • Which hit single inspired a film which inspired a new version of the original hit?
  • Which top three hit was recorded in the basement of a motel?
  • And who failed to reach the destination mentioned in the title of their hit album?

Tune in and find out!



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