Sunday 19 October 1980

By producercat

Brace yourselves, we’re going all the way back to 1980 on this week’s Off The Chart! Join us for two hours of obscure and unfamiliar hits, tracks from three of the week’s new albums, a round-up of the day’s events, a quick jaunt to France to look at their chart, and back home for the…

Friday 12 October 1984

By producercat

More light entertainment for all the family this week on Off The Chart as we go back to this day in 1984! We’ll have the usual complement of obscure and forgotten hits, plus an intriguing mix of new entries from the album chart, a look at the day’s (rather grim) goings on, a jaunt to…

The Chinheads

By producercat

For anyone who doesn’t remember the McEwan’s Lager ad that featured “Something So Real” by Love Decree, as played on the 5 October 1989 show (and why would you, it was 32 years ago), here’s the full version of the ad, directed by Steve Barron who also directed the videos for “Take On Me” and…

Thursday 5 October 1989

By producercat

We’re edging towards the end of the ’80s on this week’s Off The Chart as we revisit this day in 1989! Join us for the usual mix of forgotten and half-remembered hits, three of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s goings-on, a track from a John Peel session broadcast today, a long-awaited…

Wednesday 28 September 1983

By producercat

It’s that time again! Join us as we revisit this day in 1983 on another Off The Chart, with no shortage of obscure, forgotten and half-remembered hits, plus three of the week’s new albums, a round-up of the day’s goings-on, a track from a John Peel session broadcast on this day, a jaunt over to…