Join us for another journey back in time as Off The Chart retreats to this day in 1986! We’ll have the usual two hours of obscure, forgotten and half-remembered hits, plus a special week for new entries on the album chart, a look at the day’s depressing events, a quick trip to the Netherlands to cheer ourselves up by looking at their chart, and back home in time for tea and the top five in full.
- Who quit Stock, Aitken & Waterman after four hits for a major label deal and never charted again?
- Who got Chaka Khan, Luther Vandross and Cissy Houston into the chart together without anyone noticing?
- And which hitmaker grew up to be a Powerpuff Girl?
Tune in and find out!
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There’s a podcast too!
For those of you who enjoy the nonsense we talk but don’t have time to listen to the music, we’ve put the talky bits together with some exclusive extras to make a podcast! This week Steve unmasks a number of fake doctors, Julian invents an LP that plays forever, and Mary Whitehouse writes a strong letter to the Director General of the BBC. It’ll all make sense if you listen.