Anything that Clare Grogan can do, I can do louder!
11-2-82: Presenter: Tommy Vance
(43) BANANARAMA & FUN BOY THREE – It Ain’t What You Do It’s The Way That You Do It
This follow up to The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum, and featuring the debut of Bananarama, became a big success reaching number 4 in the charts.
(2) THE STRANGLERS – Golden Brown (video)
Had the number one spot snatched from under the nose.
(46) BOW WOW WOW – Go Wild In The Country
Also making their debut on the show the explosively controversial Bow Wow Wow with what became their biggest hit when it made number 7.
(50) ADRIAN GURVITZ – Classic
His only top ten hit reaching number 8.
(11) DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (video)
They had their first top 50 UK hit as far back as 1976 with She's Gone, but this American number one was the duo's breakthrough over here and the first of their two top ten hits when it made number 8.
(40) DEPECHE MODE – See You
The post Vince Clarke era begins but there was no stopping Depeche Mode now and See You became their biggest hit to date when it peaked at number 6.
(26) J. GEILS BAND – Centerfold (video)
Another American number one benefitting from Top of the Pops exposure, this one peaking at number 3 in the UK.
(53) MODERN ROMANCE – Queen Of The Rapping Scene (Nothing Ever Goes The Way You Plan)
The follow up to Ay Ay Ay Ay Moosey, but not a successful, peaking at 37.
(29) ELKIE BROOKS – Fool If You Think It’s Over ®
Slowly crawling towards an eventual peak of number 17.
(12) HAIRCUT 100 – Love Plus One
Another one taking its time to reach its peak position, number 3 for this one.
(1) THE JAM – Town Called Malice (video)
No procrastinating for the Jam, who once again went straight into the charts at number one, this being the first of a three week run.
(20) ALTON EDWARDS – I Just Wanna (Spend Some Time With You) (crowd dancing) (and credits)
Now at its peak.
Its February 18th 1982 next, with Mike Read.