Off The Chart: 8 February 1987We’re grabbing you by the scruff of the neck and dragging you back 35 years on this week’s Off The Chart so you can face the music from this week in 1987. As always we’ll be scraping the UK singles chart for a sample of hits you don’t hear very often, and sprinkling in three of the week’s new albums, a round-up of the day’s goings-on, a track from the French singles chart and the top five singles in all their glory.

  • Who got Steely Dan back together to play on her debut album, but never released a follow-up?
  • Which former backing singers were kept off number one by their former boss?
  • And whose first three hits peaked at 41, 31 and 51 in that order?

Tune in and find out!



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