Something Different

By producercat

Remember on the 10 August 1980 show, when we played the Angelic Upstarts and Cliff Richard back-to-back and vaguely suggested that they were unlikely to be seen together in any other context? Well, incredibly, back in January 1980 Cliff and the Upstarts’ frontman Mensi could be found engaged in healthy discussion on ATV’s religious programme…

Sunday 10 August 1980

By producercat

We’re safely back in the studio this week for a look at the UK singles chart from this day way back in 1980. As always we’ll be bringing you a wealth 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 look at the Italian…

Monday 29 June 1981

By producercat

Listeners are advised that this week’s Off The Chart includes strong language and scenes of a sexual nature. Yes, even more so than usual. It also includes a brace of obscure hits from this day in 1981, as well as a look at the day’s events, three of the week’s new hit albums, a track…

Sunday 16 March 1980

By producercat

Hey, wanna feel old? No, of course you don’t, nobody does. But nevertheless we’re revisiting the UK singles chart from this day in 1980 on this week’s Off The Chart! As always we’ll have a lorryload of obscure and forgotten hits, plus three of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s goings-on and…

Monday 9 February 1981

By producercat

Brace yourselves, Barnsley, we’re heading back to this day in 1981 for another edition of Off The Chart! As usual we’ve got two hours of obscure and forgotten hits, plus the day’s eye-watering news headlines, three of the week’s new albums, a quick look at the Canadian chart and the UK’s top five in full.…