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post Jan 5 2018, 07:04 PM
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7th January 1986

It's new in at 1 with another oldie - the 20 year anniversary reissue recharting Beatles double A side classic, keeping up the run of charting oldies, mostly. That means the actual top new track, West End Girls, has still only had 1 week on top in what otherwise would have been a 6 week-run on top if not for oldies.

A-ha rocket into the top 10 for 2 in a row, The Cars do it for the 3rd time, and Go West shoot into the 20 for the 3rd time. Highest new track is Pat Benatar, while Steve Harley, 12 years on from Judy Teen, teams up with ex-1978 chart-topper Sarah Brightman, now a serious musical star, for the Phantom duet. Fine Young Cannibals cover Elvis, Dire Straits dig deeper into Brothers In Arms, ABC enter a bit blue, and Grace Jones is besides herself at being a new entry with an old Edith Piaf French classic ballad. Literally. As is kate Bush, literally beside herself.

1 ( NEW ) WE CAN WORK IT OUT/ DAY TRIPPER The Beatles
2 ( 1 ) LONELY THIS CHRISTMAS Mud
3 ( 2 ) WEST END GIRLS Pet Shop Boys
4 ( 3 ) RUSSIANS Sting
5 ( 22 ) THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON TV A-ha
6 ( 4 ) LAST CHRISTMAS Wham!
7 ( 6 ) SHEíS STRANGE Cameo
8 ( 8 ) IíM YOUR MAN Wham!
9 ( 9 ) AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE Princess
10 ( 12 ) TONIGHT SHE COMES The Cars

11 ( 13 ) WE ALL STAND TOGETHER Paul McCartney
12 ( 5 ) MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY Slade
13 ( 7 ) SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU Whitney Houston
14 ( 19 ) HIT THAT PERFECT BEAT Bronski Beat
15 ( 25 ) ITíS ALRIGHT (BABYíS COMING BACK) Eurythmics
16 ( 10 ) DO THEY KNOW ITíS CHRISTMAS? Band Aid
17 ( 17 ) MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE Shakiní Stevens
18 ( 15 ) MATED David Grant & Jaki Graham
19 ( 14 ) DRESS YOU UP Madonna
20 ( 42 ) DONíT LOOK DOWN (THE SEQUEL) Go West

21 ( 18 ) DONíT BREAK MY HEART UB40
22 ( 39 ) WHOíS ZOOMIN' WHO Aretha Franklin
23 ( 40 ) GIRLIE GIRLIE Sophia George
24 ( 16 ) SPIES LIKE US Paul McCartney
25 ( 27 ) WRAP HER UP Elton John
26 ( 11 ) BECAUSE Julian Lennon
27 ( 29 ) MY GUY MY GIRL Amii Stewart & Deon Estus
28 ( 28 ) ITíS IN EVERY ONE OF US Cliff Richard
29 ( 34 ) LEAVING ME NOW Level 42
30 ( 24 ) ROAD TO NOWHERE Talking Heads

31 ( 23 ) WE BUILT THIS CITY Starship
32 ( 21 ) SEE THE DAY Dee C. Lee
33 ( 20 ) SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN Bruce Springsteen
34 ( 38 ) BROKEN WINGS Mr. Mister
35 ( NEW ) SEX AS A WEAPON Pat Benatar
36 ( 36 ) SISTERS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES Eurythmics and Aretha Franklin
37 ( 26 ) THE SHOW Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
38 ( 47 ) RING OF ICE Jennifer Rush
39 ( 31 ) DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES Slade
40 ( 37 ) A GOOD HEART Feargal Sharkey

41 ( 33 ) SUN CITY Artists Against Apartheid
42 ( 45 ) THE POWER OF LOVE Jennifer Rush
43 ( 43 ) THE WHOLE OF THE MOON The Waterboys
44 ( 30 ) YOUíRE A FRIEND OF MINE Clarence Clemons & Jackson Browne
45 ( 32 ) WHITE CHRISTMAS Bing Crosby
46 ( NEW ) NAUGHTY NAUGHTY John Parr
47 ( 67 ) YOU LITTLE THIEF Feargal Sharkey
48 ( 35 ) OH LOUISE Junior
49 ( 55 ) WALKING IN THE AIR Aled Jones
50 ( 41 ) JEALOUS GUY John Lennon

51 ( 49 ) STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN Far Corporation
52 ( 48 ) TAKE ON ME A-Ha
53 ( 53 ) THE LAST KISS David Cassidy
54 ( 50 ) CITIES IN DUST Siouxsie & The Banshees
55 ( 51 ) DONíT YOU JUST KNOW IT Amazulu
56 ( 46 ) SEPARATE LIVES Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin
57 ( 57 ) EASIER SAID THAN DOWN Jon Anderson
58 ( NEW ) THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Steve Harley & Sarah Brightman
59 ( 59 ) RAISE THE ROOF The Conway Brothers
60 ( NEW ) SUSPICIOUS MINDS Fine Young Cannibals

61 ( 60 ) DRIVE The Cars
62 ( 75 ) ALICE I WANT YOU JUST FOR ME Full Force
63 ( 54 ) HEART AND SOUL Huey Lewis & The News
64 ( 63 ) IF I WAS Midge Ure
65 ( NEW ) WALK OF LIFE Dire Straits
66 ( 52 ) THATíS WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR Dionne Warwick & Friends
67 ( 61 ) LOST WEEKEND Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
68 ( 68 ) MEGAREX T.Rex
69 ( NEW ) OCEAN BLUE ABC
70 ( 58 ) P-MACHINERY (REMIX) Propaganda

71 ( 44 ) WINDSWEPT Bryan Ferry
72 ( NEW ) LA VIE EN ROSE Grace Jones
73 ( 73 ) SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM Grace Jones
74 ( 71 ) RUNNING UP THAT HILL Kate Bush
75 ( 74 ) CLOUDBUSTING Kate Bush

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1 ITíS FOR YOU Cilla Black
2 IíM GONNA BE STRONG Gene Pitney
3 SABRE DANCE Love Sculpture
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My faves in your chart that are on the rise are Sun Always Shines On TV and Hit That Perfect Beat, the latter definitely one of the best dance songs of the 80s imo. Sounds dancier and less poppy than most of the 80s Ni-NRG songs that made the chart.

As for Sun Always Shines On TV, it is definitely my favourite A-ha song.


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post Jan 7 2018, 09:24 AM
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QUOTE(The Snake @ Jan 5 2018, 08:12 PM) *
My faves in your chart that are on the rise are Sun Always Shines On TV and Hit That Perfect Beat, the latter definitely one of the best dance songs of the 80s imo. Sounds dancier and less poppy than most of the 80s Ni-NRG songs that made the chart.

As for Sun Always Shines On TV, it is definitely my favourite A-ha song.


Thanks Snakey, did you know The Snake the old Al Wilson soulfunk track? Fun. I like the Bronski Beat track but the change of lead vocalist left me a bit uncertain whether i approved or not - he had a less grating voice than Jimmy Somerville and had a cute appeal but I sometimes almost look at new singers as a new act and the "real" Bronski Beat became The Communards. I like HiNRG though anyway, when done well smile.gif

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QUOTE(Popchartfreak @ Jan 7 2018, 09:24 AM) *
Thanks Snakey, did you know The Snake the old Al Wilson soulfunk track? Fun. I like the Bronski Beat track but the change of lead vocalist left me a bit uncertain whether i approved or not - he had a less grating voice than Jimmy Somerville and had a cute appeal but I sometimes almost look at new singers as a new act and the "real" Bronski Beat became The Communards. I like HiNRG though anyway, when done well smile.gif


Never heard that Al Wilson track before I don't think, must listen.

Hi-NRG is good when done well, stuff like Bronski Beat, Communards and the Kim Wilde cover coming later in 1986 are excellent (the production of this latter one being rather similar in style to the New Rules 80s style Initial Talk remix that was released recently). I guess the Pet Shop Boys were Hi-NRG too and they made the sound much less cheesy of course with It's A Sin and Heart particularly.

Of course as you probably know there was another big game-changing track in dance coming later in 1986, this time bringing in a different new genre that is still popular today.


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QUOTE(The Snake @ Jan 7 2018, 06:04 PM) *
Never heard that Al Wilson track before I don't think, must listen.

Hi-NRG is good when done well, stuff like Bronski Beat, Communards and the Kim Wilde cover coming later in 1986 are excellent (the production of this latter one being rather similar in style to the New Rules 80s style Initial Talk remix that was released recently). I guess the Pet Shop Boys were Hi-NRG too and they made the sound much less cheesy of course with It's A Sin and Heart particularly.

Of course as you probably know there was another big game-changing track in dance coming later in 1986, this time bringing in a different new genre that is still popular today.


I've gone blank on the track you mean! I usually see MARRS as the next New Thing so obv forgot one laugh.gif
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QUOTE(Popchartfreak @ Jan 10 2018, 02:33 PM) *
I've gone blank on the track you mean! I usually see MARRS as the next New Thing so obv forgot one laugh.gif


You missed three. ohmy.gif Firstly Love Can't Turn Around in 1986 (which was the first house track to make the UK chart, I can see why this was the first as it is more fun and camp, fitting in more with the HI-NRG songs by the likes of the Communards) and then the more underground sounding Jack Your Body and Jack The Groove in early 1987. But yes it wasn't until after Pump Up The Volume that house really started to become big in the charts as a trend.
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post Jan 12 2018, 11:34 PM
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Surprised to see a lot of the Christmas songs maintaining their position in this chart John, did you continue listening in January?
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QUOTE(The Snake @ Jan 10 2018, 03:20 PM) *
You missed three. ohmy.gif Firstly Love Can't Turn Around in 1986 (which was the first house track to make the UK chart, I can see why this was the first as it is more fun and camp, fitting in more with the HI-NRG songs by the likes of the Communards) and then the more underground sounding Jack Your Body and Jack The Groove in early 1987. But yes it wasn't until after Pump Up The Volume that house really started to become big in the charts as a trend.


Ah yes, Jack-ing as a thing. I've tried to block it out my mind as it annoyed me! laugh.gif Love Can't Turn Around was a great record though, pumping dance much more to my taste cheer.gif
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QUOTE(Steve201 @ Jan 12 2018, 11:34 PM) *
Surprised to see a lot of the Christmas songs maintaining their position in this chart John, did you continue listening in January?


My charts tend to grow and gently decline, abrupt departures are quite unusual from inside the upper reaches, though the date of the chart is also a bit deceptive as I stupidly never dated my charts for a good 15 years and had to retrospectively align them with the BBC chart date based on backtracking laugh.gif

So the chart date may or may not be the day I did the chart biggrin.gif I did though tend to love xmas songs in those days and they hung around for ages frequently as they didn't chart in the UK charts that frequently (except Slade & John & Yoko), which meant most years they didn't qualify for mine - I only let oldies in if they made the UK chart listings. These days I'm sick to death of hearing most of them! laugh.gif
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lol I sure. I'm the same these days my xmas songs fall by 10 places and stay until the end of January even though I don't listen to them after the 6th Jan - I like gradual falls!
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QUOTE(Popchartfreak @ Jan 13 2018, 12:44 PM) *
Ah yes, Jack-ing as a thing. I've tried to block it out my mind as it annoyed me! laugh.gif Love Can't Turn Around was a great record though, pumping dance much more to my taste cheer.gif


Love Can't Turn Around and Don't Leave Me This Way were the top 10 at the same time one week, great week for dance music in the charts!
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QUOTE(Popchartfreak @ Jan 13 2018, 12:44 PM) *
Ah yes, Jack-ing as a thing. I've tried to block it out my mind as it annoyed me! laugh.gif


Yes I prefer the slightly later song (early 1988) The Jack That House Built by Jack n Chill. Has much more power and energy to it I think with the production!


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Yes I prefer the slightly later song (early 1988) The Jack That House Built by Jack n Chill. Has much more power and energy to it I think with the production!


Yes much better than Jack Your Body!
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Hoping Hit That Perfect Beat makes your personal chart top 10 in your next chart here, despite your reservations about the new singer!

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14th January 1986

It's back on top after a break of over a month, to give Pet Shop Boys one week on top in both 1985 and 1986 - it's unusual for records to do that in my chart, but hey it's a classic! Even holding off a brand new classic at 2 from a-ha. Go West get a second top 10 and Eurythmics an umpteenth, rare that they didn't hit my top 10. Broken Wings gets a big climb into the 20, and highest "new" entry is Radio Africa starting the theme of flops becoming hits second time round in 1986, and for this week the trend of loads of re-entries which get called "new" because it's a new year and I like to see chart runs in different years with as not part of the initial run.

King have yet another top 40 track - who recalled they had so many! Steve Harley and Sarah Brightman both get a first top 40 hit in years, thanks to Andrew Lloyd Webber (never hurts to have your hubbie write the songs), and Full Force rocket into the 30 with Alice, hip-hopping away, in mood if not literally. Fine Young Cannibals cover Elvis - Pet Shop Boys please take note! Sade overtakes Slade, new at 45 - that only works if you pronounce Slade as Slahday - and a famous Billy Ocean chart-topper debuts quite low-down: Romancing The Stone was the film, and indeed, at a 2017 Uptown Country Park 80's festival, Billy in fine voice, I decided to get going as it was getting tough anticipating the rush for the exit as his encore arrived.

Stevie Nicks fabulous I Can't Wait is new in at 58, as good as a Mac track, 5 Star's best single is at 61, give or take Rain Or Shine, Alexander O'Neal is in with Cherrelle - he will be back quite a lot, she won't. Talking of films, Eddie Murphy has a decent stab at a pop career, the recently sad loss of Phil Lynnot brings 19 into the chart, and Timmy Thomas is back for his only other chart entry that wasn't his awesome 1973 classic Why Can't We Live Together - as covered by Sade, in fact, on her album but never a single. A Remix would top my chart for Timmy in 1990.


1 ( 3 ) WEST END GIRLS Pet Shop Boys
2 ( 5 ) THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON TV A-ha
3 ( 1 ) WE CAN WORK IT OUT/ DAY TRIPPER The Beatles
4 ( 2 ) LONELY THIS CHRISTMAS Mud
5 ( 7 ) SHEíS STRANGE Cameo
6 ( 8 ) IíM YOUR MAN Wham!
7 ( 4 ) RUSSIANS Sting
8 ( 20 ) DONíT LOOK DOWN (THE SEQUEL) Go West
9 ( NEW ) YOUíVE GOT THE POWER Win
10 ( 15 ) ITíS ALRIGHT (BABYíS COMING BACK) Eurythmics

11 ( 9 ) AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE Princess
12 ( 6 ) LAST CHRISTMAS Wham!
13 ( 34 ) BROKEN WINGS Mr. Mister
14 ( 13 ) SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU Whitney Houston
15 ( 22 ) WHOíS ZOOMIN' WHO Aretha Franklin
16 ( NEW ) RADIO AFRICA Latin Quarter
17 ( 23 ) GIRLIE GIRLIE Sophia George
18 ( 10 ) TONIGHT SHE COMES The Cars
19 ( 19 ) DRESS YOU UP Madonna
20 ( 12 ) MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY Slade

21 ( 17 ) MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE Shakiní Stevens
22 ( 11 ) WE ALL STAND TOGETHER Paul McCartney
23 ( 14 ) HIT THAT PERFECT BEAT Bronski Beat
24 ( 16 ) DO THEY KNOW ITíS CHRISTMAS? Band Aid
25 ( 18 ) MATED David Grant & Jaki Graham
26 ( 47 ) YOU LITTLE THIEF Feargal Sharkey
27 ( 62 ) ALICE I WANT YOU JUST FOR ME Full Force
28 ( 21 ) DONíT BREAK MY HEART UB40
29 ( 29 ) LEAVING ME NOW Level 42
30 ( 24 ) SPIES LIKE US Paul McCartney

31 ( 25 ) WRAP HER UP Elton John
32 ( NEW ) I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU Stevie Wonder
33 ( NEW ) TORTURE King
34 ( 58 ) THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Steve Harley & Sarah Brightman
35 ( 35 ) SEX AS A WEAPON Pat Benatar
36 ( 38 ) RING OF ICE Jennifer Rush
37 ( 28 ) ITíS IN EVERY ONE OF US Cliff Richard
38 ( 30 ) ROAD TO NOWHERE Talking Heads
39 ( 46 ) NAUGHTY NAUGHTY John Parr
40 ( 60 ) SUSPICIOUS MINDS Fine Young Cannibals

41 ( 36 ) SISTERS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES Eurythmics and Aretha Franklin
42 ( 27 ) MY GUY MY GIRL Amii Stewart & Deon Estus
43 ( 40 ) A GOOD HEART Feargal Sharkey
44 ( 42 ) THE POWER OF LOVE Jennifer Rush
45 ( NEW ) IS IT A CRIME Sade
46 ( 43 ) THE WHOLE OF THE MOON The Waterboys
47 ( 65 ) WALK OF LIFE Dire Straits
48 ( 32 ) SEE THE DAY Dee C. Lee
49 ( NEW ) WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH THE TOUGH GET GOING Billy Ocean
50 ( 26 ) BECAUSE Julian Lennon

51 ( 41 ) SUN CITY Artists Against Apartheid
52 ( 52 ) TAKE ON ME A-Ha
53 ( 53 ) THE LAST KISS David Cassidy
54 ( 39 ) DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES Slade
55 ( 31 ) WE BUILT THIS CITY Starship
56 ( 54 ) CITIES IN DUST Siouxsie & The Banshees
57 ( 51 ) STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN Far Corporation
58 ( NEW ) I CANíT WAIT Stevie Nicks
59 ( 37 ) THE SHOW Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
60 ( 50 ) JEALOUS GUY John Lennon

61 ( NEW ) SYSTEM ADDICT Five Star
62 ( 61 ) DRIVE The Cars
63 ( 69 ) OCEAN BLUE ABC
64 ( NEW ) DONíT YOU (FORGET ABOUT ME) Simple Minds
65 ( 64 ) IF I WAS Midge Ure
66 ( NEW ) ALIVE AND KICKING Simple Minds
67 ( 55 ) DONíT YOU JUST KNOW IT Amazulu
68 ( NEW ) SATURDAY LOVE Cherrelle & Alexander OíNeal
69 ( 72 ) LA VIE EN ROSE/ PULL UP TO THE BUMPER Grace Jones
70 ( 33 ) SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN/ MY HOMETOWN Bruce Springsteen

71 ( NEW ) PARTY ALL THE TIME Eddie Murphy
72 ( 68 ) MEGAREX T.Rex
73 ( NEW ) THE OAK TREE Morris Day
74 ( NEW ) 19í Phil Lynnot
75 ( NEW ) NEW YORK EYES Nicole with Timmy Thomas

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1 I KNOW THEREíS SOMETHING GOING ON Frida
2 ITíS A MANíS MANíS MANíS MANíS WORLD Brilliant
3 BABY BOOMERANG T.Rex
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That Win track apparently flopped officially but did well in your chart ohmy.gif decent tune!

The King track sounds very good on listening to it now. Don't remember hearing it before.
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QUOTE(The Snake @ Jan 19 2018, 06:52 PM) *
That Win track apparently flopped officially but did well in your chart ohmy.gif decent tune!

The King track sounds very good on listening to it now. Don't remember hearing it before.



Oops yes I forgot to comment on the Win track, thanks for the assist! laugh.gif I just played it for the first time in 30 years and it sounds of it's time, but jolly enough and I liked it a lot way back!
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21st January 1986

It's a first week on top for a-ha's brilliant Sun Always Shines On TV, proper epic pop, and their second chart-topper in a row. Highest new entry is a return for a great flop track from 1985 (theme of the year again and again), Belouis Some's Imagination at 3, as Mr. Mister make the top 5. Another '85 flop hits the top 10, for Latin Quarter, Todd Rundgren is back at 23 with his biggest "hit" since the brilliant Hello It's Me went top 5 12 years earlier, and the equally brilliant I Saw The Light started his chart career in 1972.

Madonna's back with another minor hit back bigger, 1984's Borderline, Double's charming single enters at 31, and Five Star, Grace Jones, and Stevie Nicks all get deserved big leaps into the 40, and it's a 1979 Rapper's Return as the one that kick-started a whole genre returns at 44, while fellow early rap pioneer Kurtis Blow finally follows up his Christmas Rapping with If I Ruled The World just over 6 years on.

Drum Theatre were a good support band I saw at the time, and enter at 48, with the great Talk Talk single in at 50, Life's What You Make It making it 4 years of good singles. James Brown's last big hit is in with Living In America, a decade on since his last chart entry - though his song is still on my playlist as done by Brilliant. Gloria Estefan does the Conga, though not getting billing yet 2 years on from Dr. Beat, John Cougar is also back 4 years on from Jack And Diane, with extra unnecessary Mellencamp, and Clannad have a fab duet with Bono.

1 ( 2 ) THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON TV A-ha
2 ( 1 ) WEST END GIRLS Pet Shop Boys
3 ( NEW ) IMAGINATION Belouis Some
4 ( 9 ) YOUíVE GOT THE POWER Win
5 ( 13 ) BROKEN WINGS Mr. Mister
6 ( 3 ) WE CAN WORK IT OUT/ DAY TRIPPER The Beatles
7 ( 4 ) LONELY THIS CHRISTMAS Mud
8 ( 10 ) ITíS ALRIGHT (BABYíS COMING BACK) Eurythmics
9 ( 16 ) RADIO AFRICA Latin Quarter
10 ( 5 ) SHEíS STRANGE Cameo

11 ( 15 ) WHOíS ZOOMIN' WHO Aretha Franklin
12 ( 6 ) IíM YOUR MAN Wham!
13 ( 8 ) DONíT LOOK DOWN (THE SEQUEL) Go West
14 ( 7 ) RUSSIANS Sting
15 ( 26 ) YOU LITTLE THIEF Feargal Sharkey
16 ( 17 ) GIRLIE GIRLIE Sophia George
17 ( 12 ) LAST CHRISTMAS Wham!
18 ( 32 ) I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU Stevie Wonder
19 ( 27 ) ALICE I WANT YOU JUST FOR ME Full Force
20 ( 11 ) AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE Princess

21 ( 14 ) SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU Whitney Houston
22 ( 33 ) TORTURE King
23 ( NEW ) SOMETHING TO FALL BACK ON Todd Rundgren
24 ( 23 ) HIT THAT PERFECT BEAT Bronski Beat
25 ( 19 ) DRESS YOU UP Madonna
26 ( 34 ) THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Steve Harley & Sarah Brightman
27 ( NEW ) BORDERLINE Madonna
28 ( 18 ) TONIGHT SHE COMES The Cars
29 ( 20 ) MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY Slade
30 ( 24 ) DO THEY KNOW ITíS CHRISTMAS? Band Aid

31 ( NEW ) CAPTAIN OF YOUR HEART Double
32 ( 61 ) SYSTEM ADDICT Five Star
33 ( 29 ) LEAVING ME NOW Level 42
34 ( 21 ) MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE Shakiní Stevens
35 ( 69 ) LA VIE EN ROSE/ PULL UP TO THE BUMPER Grace Jones
36 ( 39 ) NAUGHTY NAUGHTY John Parr
37 ( 28 ) DONíT BREAK MY HEART UB40
38 ( 40 ) SUSPICIOUS MINDS Fine Young Cannibals
39 ( 58 ) I CANíT WAIT Stevie Nicks
40 ( 49 ) WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH THE TOUGH GET GOING Billy Ocean

41 ( 47 ) WALK OF LIFE Dire Straits
42 ( 25 ) MATED David Grant & Jaki Graham
43 ( 68 ) SATURDAY LOVE Cherrelle & Alexander OíNeal
44 ( NEW ) RAPPERíS DELIGHT The Sugarhill Gang
45 ( 45 ) IS IT A CRIME Sade
46 ( 43 ) A GOOD HEART Feargal Sharkey
47 ( 41 ) SISTERS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES Eurythmics and Aretha Franklin
48 ( NEW ) LIVING IN THE PAST Drum Theatre
49 ( 38 ) ROAD TO NOWHERE Talking Heads
50 ( NEW ) LIFEíS WHAT YOU MAKE IT Talk Talk

51 ( 31 ) WRAP HER UP Elton John
52 ( 30 ) SPIES LIKE US Paul McCartney
53 ( NEW ) DO YOU BELIEVE IN LOVE Huey Lewis & The News
54 ( 53 ) THE LAST KISS David Cassidy
55 ( 22 ) WE ALL STAND TOGETHER Paul McCartney
56 ( 63 ) OCEAN BLUE ABC
57 ( 46 ) THE WHOLE OF THE MOON The Waterboys
58 ( 52 ) TAKE ON ME A-Ha
59 ( NEW ) LIVING IN AMERICA James Brown
60 ( NEW ) PICTURES IN THE DARK Mike Oldfield with Aled Jones

61 ( 35 ) SEX AS A WEAPON Pat Benatar
62 ( 71 ) PARTY ALL THE TIME Eddie Murphy
63 ( 36 ) RING OF ICE Jennifer Rush
64 ( 56 ) CITIES IN DUST Siouxsie & The Banshees
65 ( 62 ) DRIVE The Cars
66 ( NEW ) CONGA Miami Sound Machine
67 ( 65 ) IF I WAS Midge Ure
68 ( NEW ) IN A LIFETIME Clannad featuring Bono
69 ( 37 ) ITíS IN EVERY ONE OF US Cliff Richard
70 ( NEW ) SMALLTOWN John Cougar Mellencamp

71 ( 60 ) JEALOUS GUY John Lennon
72 ( 57 ) STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN Far Corporation
73 ( 72 ) MEGAREX T.Rex
74 ( NEW ) ONE NATION Masquerade
75 ( NEW ) IF I RULED THE WORLD Kurtis Blow


OLDIES PLAYLIST
1 DREAM WEAVER Gary Wright
2 ITíS A MANíS MANíS MANíS MANíS WORLD Brilliant
3 HARD WOMAN Mick Jagger
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post Jan 28 2018, 11:41 PM
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Great chart mate love how loads of oldies make random re entries!
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The Sun Always Shines On TV is a great song. Good to see it top your chart. Broken Wings and Captain Of Your Heart are also top quality.
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