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1970 and 1981

1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 16 February 2013

Tony Blackburn plays the songs of yesteryear as he counts down the charts of 1970 and 1981, with music from Steam, Vanity Fare, Canned Heat, The Jam, XTC, Madness and Dire Straits.

Music Played

32 items
  • Image for Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival Down On The Corner

    Revival: Creedence Gold, Fantasy, 7

  • Image for Steam

    Steam Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll 1970, Connoisseur Collection

  • Image for Vanity Fare

    Vanity Fare Hitchin' A Ride

    Jukebox 70's Hits -I Got The Music In, Old Gold

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross and The Supremes Someday We'll Be Together

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for The 5th Dimension

    The 5th Dimension Wedding Bell Blues

    (Single), Liberty

  • Image for The Temptations

    The Temptations I Can't Get Next To You

    The Temptations - The Ultimate Collec, Motown

  • Image for The Jackson 5

    The Jackson 5 I Want You Back

    The Best Michael Jackson & Jackson Five, Polygram Tv, 1

  • Image for Arrival

    Arrival Friends

    Alan Freeman's First Lesson (Various, Decca

  • Image for Shocking Blue

    Shocking Blue Venus

    Dance Hits Of The '60's & '70's, Old Gold

  • Image for Chicago

    Chicago I'm A Man

    (Single), CBS

  • Image for Mary Hopkin

    Mary Hopkin Temma Harbour

    Those Were The Days, Apple

  • Image for Marmalade

    Marmalade Reflections Of My Life

    Hits Of ... 69 & 70 (Vol.3), Polydor

  • Image for Badfinger

    Badfinger Come & Get It

    Magic Christian Music By Badfinger, Apple

  • Image for Jethro Tull

    Jethro Tull Witches Promise

    Living In The Past, CHRYSALIS MUSIC LTD, 8

  • Image for Canned Heat

    Canned Heat Let's Work Together

    The Greatest Hits Of 1970 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Peter, Paul & Mary

    Peter, Paul & Mary Leaving On A Jet Plane

    Ten Years Together, Warner Bros

  • Image for Edison Lighthouse

    Edison Lighthouse Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)

    70's Number Ones Vol 3, Old Gold

  • Image for Coast To Coast

    Coast To Coast (Do) The Hucklebuck

    Music Of The Year: 1981 (Various), Spectrum

  • Image for The Jam

    The Jam That's Entertainment

    The Jam: The Singles 1980-1982, Polydor

  • Image for XTC

    XTC Sgt Rock (Is Going To Help Me)

    XTC - Compact XTC:The Singles 1978-85, Virgin

  • Image for Slade

    Slade We'll Bring The House Down

    The Very Best Of Slade, UNIVERSAL tv

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard A Little In Love

    Cliff Richard - Private Collection, EMI

  • Image for Stray Cats

    Stray Cats Rock This Town

    Back To The Alley (Best Of Stray Cats, Arista

  • Image for Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Romeo & Juliet

    The No.1 Love Album (Various Artists, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Madness

    Madness The Return Of The Los Palmas Seven

    Total Madness, USM Media

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Rapture

    The Model: 20 New Romantic Hits From The '80s (Various Artists), Spectrum Music, 6

  • Image for John Lennon

    John Lennon Imagine

    John Lennon - Lennon Legend, Parlophone

  • Image for Rainbow

    Rainbow I Surrender

    The Final Countdown (Various), Telstar

  • Image for Phil Collins

    Phil Collins In The Air Tonight

    Phil Collins - Face Value, Virgin

  • Image for Joe Dolce Music Theatre

    Joe Dolce Music Theatre Shaddap You Face

    Novelty No.1's (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Ultravox

    Ultravox Vienna

    Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis, Columbia, 3

  • Image for John Lennon

    John Lennon Woman

    John Lennon - Lennon Legend, Parlophone


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