Off The Chart: 24 August 1988It’s that time again! We’re heading back to this day in 1988 for another Off The Chart, unloading a big bag of obscure and forgotten hits on your doorstep and running away. There’ll also be the usual round-up of what was going on, plus three of the week’s new albums, a track from one of today’s Peel Sessions, a look at the Belgian chart and the top five hits in full.

  • Who recycled one of their huge 1970s hits for fundraising purposes?
  • Who won their biggest hit single in a charity auction?
  • And what happened when Big Vince Stole My Parrot?

Tune in and find out!



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