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

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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.

Saturday 14 January 1984

By producercat

We’re halfway through January already, but the remnants of Christmas 1983 are still hanging around as we revisit this week in 1984 on another Off The Chart! Join us for two hours of forgotten and half-remembered hits, plus tracks from three of the week’s big albums, a look back at the day’s events, a quick…

Monday 5 November 1984

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Join us for a trip back to this day in 1984 on this week’s Off The Chart! There’ll be the usual sparkling wit and loads of bangers from the day’s UK singles chart (but nothing by Catherine Wheel as all their hits were in the ’90s), plus a look at the day’s events, three of…