I went to RADA you know...
30/04/81 (hosted by Jimmy Savile ~ warning: do not click link if offended!)
(46) Thin Lizzy – “Are You Ready?”
From the e.p Killers Live ~ became the band's final top 20 hit when it made number 19.
(5) Madness – “Grey Day” (video)
Peaked at number 4.
(22) The Beat – “All Out To Get You”
22 was as high as it got.
(42) Sheena Easton – “When He Shines”
The follow up to relative chart failure Take My Time, which made 44, but this one peaked at 12.
(28) Department S – “Is Vic There?” (rpt from 16/04/81)
Made it to 22.
(2) Ennio Morricone – “Chi Mai” (video)
At its chart peak.
(13) Spandau Ballet – “Musclebound” (rpt from 02/04/81)
Went up three more places.
(27) Quincy Jones – “Ai No Corrida”
Its Legs & Co with THAT routine! BBC4 viewers don't know what they are missing! The song, if anyone was listening, made it to number 14.
(56) The Teardrop Explodes – “Treason (It’s Just A Story)”
The follow up to Reward was not as successful, reaching number 18.
(37) Tenpole Tudor – “Swords Of A Thousand Men”
Officially this would become his second top ten hit when it made number 6 (his first being Who Killed Bambi in 1979, though really it was the flip side of Silly Thing by the Sex Pistols)
(53) The Human League – “The Sound Of The Crowd”
Ah this is such a loss for BBC4 viewers, our first sighting of the classic Human League line up, one of THE new romantic bands of 1981, this breakthrough single made number 12.
(1) Bucks Fizz – “Making Your Mind Up” (video)
Third and final week at number one.
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Ok so next is the 7th of May. Such a shame that it is a Peter Powell edition that this technical failing has happened to, rather than a JS or DLT show, that would have been yewtreed anyway.