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10/09/81 (hosted by Jimmy Savile)
(33) Linx – “So This Is Romance”
The band's final top 20 hit, peaking at number 15.
(4) Cliff Richard – “Wired For Sound” (video)
Now screeched to a halt at its chart peak.
(36) The Hollies – “Holliedaze”
Another medley cash-in here, this one reaching number 28, and the Hollies' first top 30 hit for 7 years.
(18) Randy Crawford – “Rainy Night In Georgia” (video)
Another song at its chart peak.
(26) Alvin Stardust – “Pretend”
An unlikely mini-revival for Alvin begins here, with Pretend becoming the first of three top ten hits in the 80's, when it made it to number 4.
(31) Imagination – “In & Out Of Love”
The follow-up to Body Talk, reaching number 16.
(7) The Rolling Stones – “Start Me Up” (video)
The Stone's final top ten hit, now at its peak.
(11) Ottawan – “Hands Up (Give Me Your Heart)”
Perfect for a Legs & Co routine of course, the duo's second and final top ten hit made it to number 3.
(2) Adam & The Ants – “Prince Charming” (video)
Straight in at number 2, and soon to take over at the top.
(1) Soft Cell – “Tainted Love” (rpt from 13/08/81)
Second and final week at number one for 1981's biggest seller.
(14) Ultravox – “The Thin Wall” (audience dancing/credits)
We play out to Ultravox at with The Thin Wall at its chart peak.
Back to BBC4 next then for the 17th September 1981.