Saturday 2 June 1984

By producercat

In need of escape for a couple of hours? Join us as we go back to this day in 1984 on Off The Chart and discover how little things have changed since then. But there’s also the usual delivery of obscure and forgotten hits, three extremely varied new entries on the album chart, a look…

Saturday 24 March 1984

By producercat

No need to leave the house, at least for a couple of hours, as Off The Chart takes you back to this week in 1984 – simpler times, in which all we had to worry about was the threat of nuclear annihilation. We’ll be keeping you entertained with the usual brace of less familiar hits,…

Johnny Cash – The Chicken in Black

By producercat

Well now. A Johnny Cash single from 1984 which never had a sniff of the chart, which is a shame because it’s absolutely ludicrous. The story of the time Johnny had his brain replaced by that of a recently deceased bank robber, and his own organ transplanted into a chicken. True story. We came across…

Mike Oldfield – Crime of Passion

By producercat

As discussed on the 14 January 1984 show. I mean, apart from the fact that it sounds like a parody of “Moonlight Shadow” by somebody who heard it on the radio once and can’t quite remember how it goes, do we really need to see an Oldfield nipple in there? No warning or anything.