Monday 21 September 1987

By producercat

We’ve crammed a surprising amount into this week’s Off The Chart, including a metric shedload of obscure, forgotten and overlooked hits from this day in 1987. We’ve also shoehorned in three of the week’s new albums, a round-up of the day’s events, a track from the Canadian chart and a song from a John Peel…

Monday 14 September 1981

By producercat

Brace yourselves, we’re going back a full forty years to this day in 1981 on this week’s Off The Chart! We’ll bring the usual mix of obscure and forgotten hits, three of the week’s new albums, a round-up of the day’s events, a look at the Swedish chart, a track from one of today’s John…

Tuesday 31 August 1982

By producercat

As August 2021 fades into oblivion, why not join us on Off The Chart and revisit the end of August 1982? We’ll supply a load of hits, some you might remember, some you may never have heard before, some you’d probably rather forget. Then we’ll sprinkle on tracks from three of the week’s new albums,…

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…