Leap Year Chart Research Addendum

By producercat

Um, yeah, look, there’s been a bit of a cock-up. Not our fault, really, but adding in an extra day last week because of the leap year has thrown everything out of whack, with the result that the day we should be covering today, 5 March 1986, is a day we already did five years…

Sunday 8 November 1981

By producercat

Buckle up, we’re heading back more than four decades on this week’s Off The Chart to revisit the UK singles chart from this day in 1981! We’ll have the usual round-up of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits, tracks from three of the week’s new albums, a look at what was going on in the media,…

Thursday 10 May 1984

By producercat

Grab your coat, we’re heading back to this day in 1984 on Off The Chart! We’ll bring a suitcase full of the week’s obscure, forgotten and neglected hits, you’ll find three of the week’s new albums in the glove compartment, there’s a holdall on the back seat full of the day’s events, and we’ll stop…

Saturday 26 October 1985

By producercat

Somehow we’ve made it back to 1985 again on this week’s Off The Chart! Join us for a withering look at the UK singles chart from this week in 1985, including a brace of obscure, forgotten or overlooked hits, plus tracks from three of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s goings-on, a…

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…