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3rd January 1988

It's a 3rd week on top for Pet Shop Boys on my 30th birthday, a quiet chart, and the annual Gary Glitter rousing Xmas/New Years concert with support from Westworld popping up in my weekly playlist mentions. The Bee Gees make it 2 top 10's in a row, and make it another year they can tick off a top 10 hit: so that'll be 1968-1972, 1975-1981, 1987-1988, though if you include top 20's, solo records, and acts they wrote and produced for they only missed out on 1973 and 1985, I think.

Bananarama make it 3 top 40 in a row off the new album, highest new entry is a charity track at 50, Lloyd Cole follows up My Bag, and INXS get a second Kick track in the chart....and that's it. Not much happening!


1 ( 1 ) ALWAYS ON MY MIND Pet Shop Boys
2 ( 3 ) SHAME Eurythmics
3 ( 2 ) HELLO GOODBYE The Beatles
4 ( 6 ) I FOUND SOMEONE Cher
5 ( 4 ) I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU Dusty Springfield
6 ( 5 ) THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL Michael Jackson
7 ( 7 ) FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl
8 ( 10 ) TELL IT TO MY HEART Taylor Dayne
9 ( 9 ) FAMILY MAN Fleetwood Mac
10 ( 12 ) ESP The Bee Gees

11 ( 8 ) WHEN I FALL IN LOVE Nat ĎKingí Cole
12 ( 18 ) JINGO Jellybean
13 ( 11 ) LETTER FROM AMERICA The Proclaimers
14 ( 23 ) HOUSE ARREST Krush
15 ( 13 ) LOVE LETTERS Alison Moyet
16 ( 20 ) HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH Belinda Carlisle
17 ( 15 ) LET ME BE THE ONE/ (REMIX) Expose
18 ( 14 ) LITTLE LIES Fleetwood Mac
19 ( 21 ) IDEAL WORLD The Christians
20 ( 22 ) TURN BACK THE CLOCK Johnny Hates Jazz

21 ( 19 ) YOU WIN AGAIN The Bee Gees
22 ( 17 ) ROCKINí AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE Mel (Smith) & Kim (Wilde)
23 ( 28 ) EVíRY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE Simply Red
24 ( 34 ) THEREíS THE GIRL Heart
25 ( 16 ) THE LOOK OF LOVE Madonna
26 ( 30 ) TOUCHED BY THE HAND OF GOD New Order
27 ( 27 ) SUGAR SUGAR (CANDYFLOSS MIX)/(ORIGINAL VERSION) The Archies
28 ( 26 ) BAD Michael Jackson
29 ( 29 ) CRITICIZE Alexander OíNeal
30 ( 39 ) RISE TO THE OCCASION Climie Fisher

31 ( 25 ) TUNNEL OF LOVE Bruce Springsteen
32 ( 58 ) I CANíT HELP IT Bananarama
33 ( 35 ) ANGEL EYES Wet Wet Wet
34 ( 24 ) WHO FOUND WHO Jellybean featuring Lisa Fiorillo
35 ( 38 ) TIGHTEN UP Wally Jump Junior & The Criminal Element
36 ( 42 ) PACKJAMMED (WITH THE PARTY POSSE) Stock Aitken Waterman
37 ( 31 ) CHILDREN SAY Level 42
38 ( 32 ) IíVE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE Cutting Crew
39 ( 37 ) WHAT HAVE I DONE (TO DESERVE THIS) Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield
40 ( 45 ) THE TIDE IS TURNING Roger Waters

41 ( 36 ) I THINK WEíRE ALONE NOW Tiffany
42 ( 56 ) MY BAG Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
43 ( 41 ) RENT Pet Shop Boys
44 ( 40 ) KID (REMIX) The Pretenders
45 ( 52 ) ALL DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT The Stranglers
46 ( 33 ) THE ONE I LOVE R.E.M.
47 ( 66 ) IN GODíS COUNTRY U2
48 ( 50 ) JUST TO GET BY Babakoto
49 ( 44 ) DEVILíS BALL Double
50 ( NEW ) THE WISHING WELL GOSH

51 ( 51 ) FAMILY AFFAIR/RUNNINí AWAY Sly & The Family Stone
52 ( 47 ) PAID IN FULL Eric B & Rakim
53 ( 53 ) CARS (E REG MODEL)/ ARE ĎFRIENDSí ELECTRIC Gary Numan & Tubeway Army
54 ( 54 ) HOT IN THE CITY Billy Idol
55 ( 49 ) GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU George Harrison
56 ( 65 ) ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE The Beatles
57 ( 43 ) I COULD NEVER TAKE THE PLACE OF YOUR MAN Prince
58 ( 55 ) PUMP UP THE VOLUME M/A/R/R/S
59 ( 61 ) LOVE POWER Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osbourne
60 ( 48 ) MONY MONY (US SINGLE VERSION/LIVE VERSION/HUNG LIKE A PONY REMIX) Billy Idol

61 ( 46 ) ONCE UPON A LONG AGO Paul McCartney
62 ( 59 ) NEED YOU TONIGHT INXS
63 ( 73 ) O LíAMOUR Dollar
64 ( 57 ) CHINA IN YOUR HAND TíPau
65 ( 68 ) HUMAN Human League
66 ( NEW ) JENNIFER SHE SAID Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
67 ( 67 ) HERE I GO AGAIN Whitesnake
68 ( 63 ) I SAY NOTHING Voice Of The Beehive
69 ( 69 ) HOLIDAY The Other Ones
70 ( 70 ) (IíVE HAD THE) TIME OF MY LIFE Jennifer Warnes & Bill Medley

71 ( 60 ) WHEN I FALL IN LOVE Rick Astley
72 ( 72 ) LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING Climie Fisher
73 ( 62 ) LAST NIGHT I DREAMT SOMEBODY LOVES ME The Smiths
74 ( NEW ) NEW SENSATION INXS
75 ( 64 ) ROCK AND ROLL PART 3 Gary Glitter


PLAYIST OLDIES

1 METAL GURU T.Rex
2 I DIDNíT KNOW I LOVED YOU (TILL I SAW YOU ROCKíNíROLL) Gary Glitter Live at BIC Bournemouth
3 SONIC BOOM BOY Westworld Live at BIC Bournemouth
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😀 glad this is back for 1988!!
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yes smile.gif

great top 2 love both Always On My Mind and Shame

good to see Cher, Belinda Carlisle, Johnny Hates Jazz, Heart and Krush all climbing

nice debut for New Sensation, love the song
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QUOTE(ChristmaSteve201 @ Jan 1 2020, 11:36 AM) *
😀 glad this is back for 1988!!


thanks Steve! I think weekly is a much better format than the bundled monthlies I did originally smile.gif
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QUOTE(Bjork @ Jan 1 2020, 12:12 PM) *
yes smile.gif

great top 2 love both Always On My Mind and Shame

good to see Cher, Belinda Carlisle, Johnny Hates Jazz, Heart and Krush all climbing

nice debut for New Sensation, love the song


Thanks Bjork, you should enjoy a few of the new positions this week for those laugh.gif
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10th January 1988

It's a first week on top for the gorgeous under-rated Eurythmics single, Shame, their 3rd chart-topper after Sex Crime (1984) and There Must Be An Angel, though Sweet Dreams almost did it, and most of their earlier singles went top 5. In at 5 2 years early for the UK charts, it's the Righteous Brothers classic from 1965, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', a record I liked as a kid (and charted in in 1969 when it was a hit again), liked some more when it charted again in 1975, and by 1988 it had turned to love and a new chart peak. By the time it became the follow-up to Ghost-reissued Unchained Melody I was on full-on adoration and have remained so ever since. The greatest recorded vocal pop performance by a male duet, bar none. Not even close.

Jellybean finally gets a top 10, by Jingo, Krush are arresting some House, and Belinda Carlisle gets her first solo top 10. In at 14, Terence Trent D'Arby gets his third top 20, with his best record, Sign Your Name, and George Michael finally releases one of the classic tracks off Faith, the brilliant Father Figure - and is rewarded by a UK under-performance chartwise, presumably everyone sick of the OTT ballad-filled Xmas charts and just wanting to dance in the New Year. This curse also did for Jacko's Man In The Mirror, inexplicably, and both huge US hits to boot.

At 48 Sinead O'Connor debuts baldly where no woman has debuted before - with Mandinka, a quirky ethnic-tinged pop ditty which wasn't a sign of things to come. Joyce Sims smoothly beckons you to come into her life, veteran Gladys Knight is back chucking love overboard 20 years into her career, and still going 32 years on from 1988. Debbie Gibson prefers to shake her love, which is quite catchy, Elton John does a live version of Candle In The Wind, which I never liked much in 1974 (the B side Bennie & The Jets was a chart-topper for me) and doesn't entirely bring on loathing from me. It took 1997 to do that. Depeche Mode drive into the top 75, just about passing their test.



1 ( 2 ) SHAME Eurythmics
2 ( 1 ) ALWAYS ON MY MIND Pet Shop Boys
3 ( 3 ) HELLO GOODBYE The Beatles
4 ( 4 ) I FOUND SOMEONE Cher
5 ( NEW ) YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVIN' FEELIN' The Righteous Brothers
6 ( 6 ) THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL Michael Jackson
7 ( 12 ) JINGO Jellybean
8 ( 14 ) HOUSE ARREST Krush
9 ( 9 ) FAMILY MAN Fleetwood Mac
10 ( 16 ) HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH Belinda Carlisle


11 ( 8 ) TELL IT TO MY HEART Taylor Dayne
12 ( 5 ) I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU Dusty Springfield
13 ( 7 ) FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl
14 ( NEW ) SIGN YOUR NAME Terence Trent D'Arby
15 ( 19 ) IDEAL WORLD The Christians
16 ( 13 ) LETTER FROM AMERICA The Proclaimers
17 ( 24 ) THEREíS THE GIRL Heart
18 ( 15 ) LOVE LETTERS Alison Moyet
19 ( 20 ) TURN BACK THE CLOCK Johnny Hates Jazz
20 ( 11 ) WHEN I FALL IN LOVE Nat ĎKingí Cole

21 ( 10 ) ESP The Bee Gees
22 ( 18 ) LITTLE LIES Fleetwood Mac
23 ( 54 ) HOT IN THE CITY Billy Idol
24 ( 32 ) I CANíT HELP IT Bananarama
25 ( 30 ) RISE TO THE OCCASION Climie Fisher
26 ( 21 ) YOU WIN AGAIN The Bee Gees
27 ( 41 ) I THINK WEíRE ALONE NOW Tiffany
28 ( 33 ) ANGEL EYES Wet Wet Wet
29 ( 27 ) SUGAR SUGAR (CANDYFLOSS MIX)/(ORIGINAL VERSION) The Archies
30 ( 17 ) LET ME BE THE ONE/ (REMIX) Expose

31 ( 31 ) TUNNEL OF LOVE Bruce Springsteen
32 ( 36 ) PACKJAMMED (WITH THE PARTY POSSE) Stock Aitken Waterman
33 ( 28 ) BAD Michael Jackson
34 ( 45 ) ALL DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT The Stranglers
35 ( 35 ) TIGHTEN UP Wally Jump Junior & The Criminal Element
36 ( 26 ) TOUCHED BY THE HAND OF GOD New Order
37 ( 29 ) CRITICIZE Alexander OíNeal
38 ( 25 ) THE LOOK OF LOVE Madonna
39 ( NEW ) FATHER FIGURE George Michael
40 ( 39 ) WHAT HAVE I DONE (TO DESERVE THIS) Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield

41 ( 34 ) WHO FOUND WHO Jellybean featuring Lisa Fiorillo
42 ( 22 ) ROCKINí AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE Mel (Smith) & Kim (Wilde)
43 ( 50 ) THE WISHING WELL GOSH
44 ( 40 ) THE TIDE IS TURNING Roger Waters
45 ( 47 ) IN GODíS COUNTRY U2
46 ( 68 ) I SAY NOTHING Voice Of The Beehive
47 ( 48 ) JUST TO GET BY Babakoto
48 ( NEW ) MANDINKA Sinead O'Connor
49 ( 23 ) EVíRY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE Simply Red
50 ( 43 ) RENT Pet Shop Boys

51 ( 38 ) IíVE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE Cutting Crew
52 ( 37 ) CHILDREN SAY Level 42
53 ( NEW ) COME INTO MY LIFE Joyce Sims
54 ( 51 ) FAMILY AFFAIR/RUNNINí AWAY Sly & The Family Stone
55 ( 44 ) KID (REMIX) The Pretenders
56 ( 42 ) MY BAG Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
57 ( 66 ) JENNIFER SGE SAID Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
58 ( 53 ) CARS (E REG MODEL)/ ARE ĎFRIENDSí ELECTRIC Gary Numan & Tubeway Army
59 ( 63 ) O LíAMOUR Dollar
60 ( 56 ) ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE The Beatles

61 ( 52 ) PAID IN FULL Eric B & Rakim
62 ( 62 ) NEED YOU TONIGHT INXS
63 ( 74 ) NEW SENSATION INXS
64 ( 59 ) LOVE POWER Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osbourne
65 ( 49 ) DEVILíS BALL Double
66 ( 58 ) PUMP UP THE VOLUME M/A/R/R/S
67 ( 65 ) HUMAN Human League
68 ( NEW ) LOVE OVERBOARD Gladys Knight & The Pips
69 ( 67 ) HERE I GO AGAIN Whitesnake
70 ( NEW ) SHAKE YOUR LOVE Debbie Gibson

71 ( 69 ) HOLIDAY The Other Ones
72 ( 72 ) LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING Climie Fisher
73 ( 55 ) GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU George Harrison
74 ( NEW ) CANDLE IN THE WIND (LIVE) Elton John
75 ( NEW ) BEHIND THE WHEEL Depeche Mode



Playlist oldies and album tracks of that week
1 SHIP OF FOOLS World Party
2 SITTING IN THE PARK Georgie Fame
3 MOVE ON Abba
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Good to see Shame finally top your chart. It's my favourite Eurythmics song,starting with those wonderful bell chimes. It should really have been a top 40 hit for them.
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yes for Shame, agree, phenomenal song, not my #1 Eurythmics song, that would be The Miracle of Love, another under-dog like Shame

also great climbs for Krush and Belinda into the top 10, loved both, House Arrest I think was the 1st dance song that I really liked, all those house songs from early 88 were great

also love Sign Your Name, what a song, should have been a #1 in the charts, such a classic... Father Figure is also great, one of the highlights from the Faith album. The album was a mixed bag with the ballads being great but the faster tracks being kinda meh especially I Want Your Sex and Monkey.

and great to see Mandinka debuting. I also discovered Sinead in early 88, bought the vinyl, one of the first albums I ever bought as a kid, and it made a huge impression on me, was a huge Sinead fan for her first 2 albums, then she kinda lost me as the quality of her music never matched the first 2 albums. The songs are so simple (mostly 2 super easy chords, maximum 3) but yet so powerful. My fav song of hers is Troy, which I often play on guitar although the lyrics are hard to remember. There is a live version of Troy from Pinkpop which might be the best Youtube video ever. So intense.

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House Arrest by Krush is brilliant, one of the best early house tracks imo, sounding big with the 80s beats, unpoppy compared to a lot of the other stuff at the time in the charts and has a good bassline 'drop' too which is why I recently nominated it in the best basslines thread on here.
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QUOTE(King Rollo @ Jan 8 2020, 08:51 PM) *
Good to see Shame finally top your chart. It's my favourite Eurythmics song,starting with those wonderful bell chimes. It should really have been a top 40 hit for them.



Not very well-known as It wasn't on either of their compilations.


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QUOTE(Bjork @ Jan 8 2020, 09:13 PM) *
also love Sign Your Name, what a song, should have been a #1 in the charts, such a classic...




Great song but have your heard TTD's first album Introducing The Hardline According To..? Just a brilliant album, If You Let Me Stay, Wishing Well, Dance Little Sister and the non-single tracks are very good too.
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of course but still Sign your name is the album highlight and best thing he ever did
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of course but still Sign your name is the album highlight and best thing he ever did



Well that and If You Let Me Stay are his two best imo.
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QUOTE(King Rollo @ Jan 8 2020, 08:51 PM) *
Good to see Shame finally top your chart. It's my favourite Eurythmics song,starting with those wonderful bell chimes. It should really have been a top 40 hit for them.


Hi Rollo smile.gif I totally agree! wub.gif
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QUOTE(Bjork @ Jan 8 2020, 09:13 PM) *
yes for Shame, agree, phenomenal song, not my #1 Eurythmics song, that would be The Miracle of Love, another under-dog like Shame

also great climbs for Krush and Belinda into the top 10, loved both, House Arrest I think was the 1st dance song that I really liked, all those house songs from early 88 were great

also love Sign Your Name, what a song, should have been a #1 in the charts, such a classic... Father Figure is also great, one of the highlights from the Faith album. The album was a mixed bag with the ballads being great but the faster tracks being kinda meh especially I Want Your Sex and Monkey.

and great to see Mandinka debuting. I also discovered Sinead in early 88, bought the vinyl, one of the first albums I ever bought as a kid, and it made a huge impression on me, was a huge Sinead fan for her first 2 albums, then she kinda lost me as the quality of her music never matched the first 2 albums. The songs are so simple (mostly 2 super easy chords, maximum 3) but yet so powerful. My fav song of hers is Troy, which I often play on guitar although the lyrics are hard to remember. There is a live version of Troy from Pinkpop which might be the best Youtube video ever. So intense.


Hi Bjork smile.gif

I'm embarrassed to say I'd forgotten about House Arrest, not heard it since the 80's I think ohmy.gif Playing it now and it comes flooding back, cut n paste house dance with a girlie hook. I rather liked the whole DIY sampling habits of new dance music at the time! Sinead, dont know that video, but she's never been one not to wear her heart on her sleeve! I wish I could play guitar, jealous of you having that ability! biggrin.gif
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QUOTE(JanuarySaleSnake @ Jan 8 2020, 10:36 PM) *
House Arrest by Krush is brilliant, one of the best early house tracks imo, sounding big with the 80s beats, unpoppy compared to a lot of the other stuff at the time in the charts and has a good bassline 'drop' too which is why I recently nominated it in the best basslines thread on here.


Hi Snakey, yes listening to it now it's not as hooky as I usually tend to opt for, but I also go for unusual-sounding new tracks. I think I need to hear it loud in a club, that's when dance (and all music come to that) sounds at it's absolute best wub.gif
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QUOTE(Crazy Chris @ Jan 9 2020, 04:20 PM) *
Great song but have your heard TTD's first album Introducing The Hardline According To..? Just a brilliant album, If You Let Me Stay, Wishing Well, Dance Little Sister and the non-single tracks are very good too.


Hi Chris - I got that album free with one of the papers when they were all going mad giving away free CD's - I bought bucketloads of papers round about then for some reason laugh.gif
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17th January 1988

It's 2 weeks on top for Eurythmics lovely Shame, and some sudden reversals for both Family Man (Fleetwood Mac up to a new peak of 2, as still-album-track Everywhere enters at 76) and Tell It To My Heart (Taylor Dayne hitting a new peak of 5). One of them will top my chart next next week. Ooh, the suspense! Terence Trent D'Arby hits 7 as he gets his girlfriend to signs her name across his heart, I'm not sure that's a recognised medical procedure mind you, and Tiffany joins the yo-yo club too, heading back yet again into the 20 with I Think We're Alone Now.

Billy Idol's early 80's Hot In The City also is in the 20, and highest new entry is a reactivated Barry White lush oldie, Never Never Gonna Give You Up, which had charted for me in 1974 before Bazza really had caught on much, but now is deservedly back at a respectable 15. Father Figure leaps into the 20, making it 3 in a row from Faith for George Michael, Climie Fisher make it 2 top 20's in a row, and the 'Nana's 3 in a row.

Dollar rocket Erasure's O L'Amour into the 30, at 22 from 59, and Lloyd Cole makes it 2 top 30's in a row as Jennifer She Said joins My Bag in doing so. INXS create a New Sensation with a Kick into the 40 for the 2nd track, Elton is blowing his own Candle, the live version on the verge of outdoing the original at 38, and U2 make it another Joshua Tree top 40. Newies this week: Elvis is back with oldie Stuck On You, one of his big hits that had never charted for me, at 44, Eddy Grant returns with his last big hit, the jolly anti-apartheid Gimme Hope Jo'Anna, and a career of 20 years since The Equals were Baby Come Back-ing.

The Beatmasters drag in The Cookie Crew for some more House dancing, there was a lot of it about, Bros debut a bit late with When Will I Be Famous - answers on a postcard not needed, as the correct response was "any day now" - and Sinitta, rides her GTO. I assume she had to sell it as she ended up Hitchin' A Ride some time later. The Screaming Blue Messiah's pop in with I Wanna Be A Flintstone - rather sadly never used in the big 90's movie version of the great 60's animated sitcom - and I have to say at one time as a boy (around the time I had a Flintstones Annual for Christmas) I probably did wanna be a Flintstone, but not Fred, he was too loud. Probably Pebbles or Dino.

Stevie Wonder was well into his "minor chart entry" phase by 1988, resolutely flagging his intentions for the next 30 years, Basia had abandoned Matt Bianco for a solo career that never took off, despite her Promises, Black get a 3rd chart entry, and it's Paradise, Wendy & Lisa return with a Sideshow, and The Beat return at 75. I mean, Fine Young Cannibals return. Doh! I mean Dave and Andy from both bands return with a quirky dance instrumental, mostly.


1 ( 1 ) SHAME Eurythmics
2 ( 9 ) FAMILY MAN Fleetwood Mac
3 ( 5 ) YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVIN' FEELIN' The Righteous Brothers
4 ( 3 ) HELLO GOODBYE The Beatles
5 ( 11 ) TELL IT TO MY HEART Taylor Dayne
6 ( 2 ) ALWAYS ON MY MIND Pet Shop Boys
7 ( 14 ) SIGN YOUR NAME Terence Trent D'Arby
8 ( 8 ) HOUSE ARREST Krush
9 ( 10 ) HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH Belinda Carlisle
10 ( 4 ) I FOUND SOMEONE Cher

11 ( 7 ) JINGO Jellybean
12 ( 6 ) THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL Michael Jackson
13 ( 27 ) I THINK WEíRE ALONE NOW Tiffany
14 ( 15 ) IDEAL WORLD The Christians
15 ( 23 ) HOT IN THE CITY Billy Idol
16 ( 25 ) RISE TO THE OCCASION Climie Fisher
17 ( NEW ) NEVER NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP Barry White
18 ( 39 ) FATHER FIGURE George Michael
19 ( 24 ) I CANíT HELP IT Bananarama
20 ( 12 ) I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU Dusty Springfield

21 ( 13 ) FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl
22 ( 59 ) O LíAMOUR Dollar
23 ( 16 ) LETTER FROM AMERICA The Proclaimers
24 ( 34 ) ALL DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT The Stranglers
25 ( 18 ) LOVE LETTERS Alison Moyet
26 ( 22 ) LITTLE LIES Fleetwood Mac
27 ( 20 ) WHEN I FALL IN LOVE Nat ĎKingí Cole
28 ( 57 ) JENNIFER SHE SAID Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
29 ( 17 ) THEREíS THE GIRL Heart
30 ( 26 ) YOU WIN AGAIN The Bee Gees

31 ( 29 ) SUGAR SUGAR (CANDYFLOSS MIX)/(ORIGINAL VERSION) The Archies
32 ( 53 ) COME INTO MY LIFE Joyce Sims
33 ( 19 ) TURN BACK THE CLOCK Johnny Hates Jazz
34 ( 48 ) MANDINKA Sinead O'Connor
35 ( 43 ) THE WISHING WELL GOSH
36 ( 33 ) BAD Michael Jackson
37 ( 62 ) NEW SENSATION INXS
38 ( 74 ) CANDLE IN THE WIND (LIVE) Elton John
39 ( 45 ) IN GODíS COUNTRY U2
40 ( 40 ) WHAT HAVE I DONE (TO DESERVE THIS) Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield

41 ( 21 ) ESP The Bee Gees
42 ( 30 ) LET ME BE THE ONE/ (REMIX) Expose
43 ( 47 ) JUST TO GET BY Babakoto
44 ( NEW ) STUCK ON YOU Elvis Presley
45 ( 28 ) ANGEL EYES Wet Wet Wet
46 ( NEW ) GIMME HOPE JO'ANNA Eddy Grant
47 ( 37 ) CRITICIZE Alexander OíNeal
48 ( 75 ) BEHIND THE WHEEL Depeche Mode
49 ( NEW ) ROK DA HOUSE Beatmasters/ Cookie Crew
50 ( 44 ) THE TIDE IS TURNING Roger Waters

51 ( 36 ) TOUCHED BY THE HAND OF GOD New Order
52 ( 38 ) THE LOOK OF LOVE Madonna
53 ( 50 ) RENT Pet Shop Boys
54 ( 54 ) FAMILY AFFAIR/RUNNINí AWAY Sly & The Family Stone
55 ( 41 ) WHO FOUND WHO Jellybean featuring Lisa Fiorillo
56 ( 32 ) PACKJAMMED (WITH THE PARTY POSSE) Stock Aitken Waterman
57 ( NEW ) WHEN WILL I BE FAMOUS Bros
58 ( 31 ) TUNNEL OF LOVE Bruce Springsteen
59 ( 55 ) KID (REMIX) The Pretenders
60 ( 58 ) CARS (E REG MODEL)/ ARE ĎFRIENDSí ELECTRIC Gary Numan & Tubeway Army

61 ( NEW ) GTO Sinitta
62 ( 60 ) ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE The Beatles
63 ( NEW ) I WANNA BE A FLINTSTONE The Screaming Blue Messiahs
64 ( 63 ) LOVE POWER Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osbourne
65 ( 68 ) LOVE OVERBOARD Gladys Knight & The Pips
66 ( NEW ) YOU WILL KNOW Stevie Wonder
67 ( 56 ) MY BAG Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
68 ( NEW ) PROMISES Basia
69 ( 67 ) HUMAN Human League
70 ( 70 ) SHAKE YOUR LOVE Debbie Gibson

71 ( 62 ) NEED YOU TONIGHT INXS
72 ( NEW ) PARADISE Black
73 ( NEW ) SIDESHOW Wendy & Lisa
74 ( 69 ) HERE I GO AGAIN Whitesnake
75 ( NEW ) TIRED OF GETTING PUSHED AROUND 2 Men, A Drum Machine & A Trumpet
76 ( NEW ) EVERYWHERE Fleetwood Mac




Playlist oldies of the week
1 EVERYWHERE Fleetwood Mac
2 CHIQUITITA Abba
3 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE Billy Joel
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Hi Chris - I got that album free with one of the papers when they were all going mad giving away free CD's - I bought bucketloads of papers round about then for some reason laugh.gif



His follow-up Neither Fish Nor Flesh was awful as was his third album. Pity as his first is a classic.
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