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30 Years of Rock - Episode 26: 1980

A series looking back at the events and music of each year from 1955 - 1984. Tonight part 26, which covers 1980.

First broadcast in 1985.

In 1985, further episodes were added to the 25 Years of Rock series that was broadcast in 1980 covering the years 1955-1979.

The new episodes covered 1980 - 1984 and the most significant records of each year are set against Pathe and Movietone newsreels, as well as extracts from Billboard magazine, archive recordings and newspaper clippings.

Tonight part 26, which covers 1980.

1 hour

Music Played

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  • The Police

    Don't Stand So Close to Me

    • Zenyatta Mondatta.
    • Digital Download.
    • NA.
  • Blondie

    ATOMIC

    • ATOMIC THE VERY BEST OF BLONDIE.
    • CHRYSALIS.
    • 494-9962.
  • David Bowie

    Ashes to Ashes

    • David Bowie - Best Of Bowie.
    • EMI.
    • 7243 5-39821 2 6.
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Redemption Song

    • LEGEND THE BEST OF BOB MARLEY.
    • TUFF GONG.
    • BMWCD-1.
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Could You Be Loved

    • Legend.
    • Island.
    • n-a.
  • Stevie Wonder

    Master Blaster (Jammin')

    • SONG REVIEW (A GREATEST HITS COLLECTION).
    • MOTOWN.
    • 530 757-2.
  • UB40

    Food For Thought

    • The Very Best Of UB40 1980-2000.
    • Virgin.
    • DUBTVX-3.
  • The Jam

    GOING UNDERGROUND

    • GREATEST HITS.
    • POLYDOR.
    • 8495542-NA.
  • Madness

    BAGGY TROUSERS

    • COMPLETE MADNESS.
    • VIRGIN.
    • HITCDR - 1.
  • Dexys Midnight Runners

    GENO

    • ATOMIC - The Sounds of the Suburbs.
    • EMI.
    • EMI-552 915 2.
  • Martha and the Muffins

    Echo Beach

    • GOOD VIBES - THE JINGLY JANGLY SOUND OF SUMMER.
    • VIRGIN.
    • VTDCD-565.
  • The Beat

    MIRROR IN THE BATHROOM

    • BPM...BEATS PER MINUTE.
    • GO FEET.
    • 74321-231952.
  • QUEEN

    ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

    • Queen - Greatest Hits.
    • Parlophone.
    • CDPCSD-141.
  • ODYSSEY

    USE IT UP AND WEAR IT OUT

    • THE BEST DISCO ALBUM IN THE WORLD EVER.
    • VIRGIN.
    • VTDCD-143.
  • Peter Gabriel

    Games Without Frontiers

    • Hit.
    • Virgin.
    • 07243595-23729.
  • Paul McCartney

    COMING UP

    • ALL THE BEST.
    • PARLOPHONE.
    • CDP 7-48507 2.
  • Blondie

    The Tide Is High

    • BLONDIE - THE TIDE IS HIGH.
    • EMI.
    • 499421-2.
  • ABBA

    THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL

    • ABBA: GOLD GREATEST HITS.
    • POLYDOR.
    • 517-997-2.
  • Randy Crawford

    ONE DAY I'LL FLY AWAY

    • THE VERY BEST OF.......
    • WARNER ESP..
    • WMMCD-002.
  • John Lennon & Yoko Ono

    (Just Like) Starting Over

    • THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION.
    • CAPITOL.
    • CDP-7 91425 2.
  • John Lennon

    Woman

    • LENNON.
    • PARLOPHONE.
    • CDP-795224 2.
  • Jona Lewie

    STOP THE CAVALRY

    • THE STIFF RECORDS BOX SET - DISC THREE.
    • STIFF.
    • BOX-1/C.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Get Off Of My Cloud

    • ABKCO.
  • A Tribe Called Quest

    Check the Rhime

    • Jive.

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