Off The Chart: 9 May 1985It’s that time of year again when Off The Chart clashes with the first Eurovision semi-final – doesn’t it come round quick? But if you lose interest in the contest we’re here with two hours of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits from today in 1985, as well as three of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s news, TV, radio and gigs, a hit from the Swedish chart and the top five in full to conclude.

  • Who had two solo number 43 hits either side of a number 1 with a group?
  • Which Eurovision non-winner is now an accomplished composer for TV and movies?
  • And what was the fastest selling single in US chart history?

Tune in and find out!

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