Come back with us to this day in 1984 on this week’s Off The Chart! We’ll tell you all about what was going on, except for the Olympics, because that’s classified. But we will look at the UK singles chart and play you a shedload of obscure and forgotten hits, as well as tracks from three of the week’s new albums, a Radio 1 session track broadcast on this day, a track from the Japanese chart and the top five in full.
- Which former member of a hugely successful band had two hit solo albums 32 years apart?
- Which 1982 album track was released as a B-side in 1984 and became more popular than the A-side?
- And who had her biggest solo hit with a song turned down by Cliff Richard?
Tune in and find out!
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