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1971 and 1981

1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 25 January 2014

Music comes from Elton John,The Equals, Elvis Presley, David Bowie, Blondie, The Beat & John Lennon as Tony Blackburn spins the hits from this week in the charts of 1971 & 1981.

Music Played

32 items
  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Your Song

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes Stoned Love

    Hitsville USA (CD 4), Hitsville

  • Image for Chairmen of the Board

    Chairmen of the Board You've Got Me Dangling On A String

    Chairmen Of The Board - Soul Agenda, Holland-Dozier-Holland

  • Image for Frankie Valli

    Frankie Valli You're Ready Now

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Ve, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Badfinger

    Badfinger No Matter What

    Badfinger - No Dice, Apple

  • Image for The Mixtures

    The Mixtures The Pushbike Song

    The Greatest Hits Of 1971 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Johnny Johnson & The Bandwagon

    Johnny Johnson & The Bandwagon Blame It On The Pony Express

    Million Sellers Vol.17 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for The Equals

    The Equals Black Skinned Blue Eyed Boys

    The Very Best Of The Equals, STREETLIFE, 25

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

    The King, RCA

  • Image for Judy Collins

    Judy Collins Amazing Grace

    I Believe, Telstar

  • Image for George Harrison

    George Harrison My Sweet Lord

    All Things Must Pass, EMI, 4

  • Image for Dave Edmunds

    Dave Edmunds I Hear You Knocking

    The Greatest Hits Of 1970 (Various), Premier, 4

  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks Apeman

    The Kinks - The Definitive Collection, Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Jackson 5

    The Jackson 5 I'll Be There

    The Best Michael Jackson & Jackson Fi, Polygram Tv, 17

  • Image for McGuinness Flint

    McGuinness Flint When I'm Dead & Gone

    Heart On My Sleeve, A&M

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex Ride A White Swan

    Million Sellers Vol.18 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Clive Dunn

    Clive Dunn Grandad

    Hits Of The 60s, 70s & 80s (Various), Kenwest

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard A Little In Love

    Cliff Richard - Private Collection, EMI

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for Ultravox

    Ultravox Vienna

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

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Rapture

    Blondie: Greatest Hits Sight And Sound, 6

  • Image for Racey

    Racey Runaround Sue

    25 Years Of Rock 'N' Roll 1981, PROPER RECORDS LTD, 19

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder I Ain't Gonna Stand For It

    Stevie Wonder -The Close Of A Century, Motown

  • Image for Adam and The Ants

    Adam and The Ants Young Parisians

    Stand And Deliver: The Very Best Of Adam And The Ants, Arcade, 19

  • Image for Queen

    Queen Flash

    Queen - Greatest Hits, Parlophone

  • Image for Yarbrough & Peoples

    Yarbrough & Peoples Don't Stop The Music

    The Two Of Us, BBR, 011

  • Image for The Beat

    The Beat Too Nice To Talk To

    Life Of London, 6

  • Image for The Look

    The Look I Am The Beat

    Chartblasters '81, K-Tel

  • Image for Phil Collins

    Phil Collins In The Air Tonight

    Phil Collins - Face Value, Virgin

  • Image for John Lennon

    John Lennon Woman

    John Lennon - Lennon Legend, Parlophone

  • Image for Adam and The Ants

    Adam and The Ants Ant Music

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for John Lennon

    John Lennon Imagine

    John Lennon - Lennon Legend, Parlophone


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