Buckle up, we’re heading back more than four decades on this week’s Off The Chart to revisit the UK singles chart from this day in 1981! We’ll have the usual round-up of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits, tracks from three of the week’s new albums, a look at what was going on in the media, a quick trip to Sweden to catch a glimpse of their chart, and back home for the top five singles in full.
- Who went blue for the only time with their third top twenty hit?
- Who had two consecutive top five hits about the same person?
- And which number one hit could have been about ocean-going fish?
Tune in and find out!
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