Off The Chart: 28 March 1981Safely back on a BASF C-120 this week after last week’s live shenanigans, Off The Chart takes you back to 1981 for two hours of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits, as well as tracks from three of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s events, a hit from the Finnish chart, and the top five in full.

  • Which electronic music pioneer was unwittingly responsible for Simon Cowell?
  • Who had to rebuild their band after everyone but the trombone player walked out?
  • And which 1975 song was covered by three entirely different acts in 1981?

Tune in and find out!

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