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UK Official Top 40 Singles March 4 1989
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July 10, 2016 07:53 AM PDT
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Ah, yes back to the days when they killed off ole Den Watts in Eastenders [well, the first time anyway]. And everything else happening around the UK is too depressing to even contemplate telling you. SO onto the happier climate of the music. March the 4th 1989 Michael Jackson was at battle with Simple Minds of all creatures for the top spot.

Paula Abdul has her first UK top 40 hit, as do Texas and Sam Brown among some others. There’s new entries from The Reynolds girls attacking the oldies of the music scene [bad move girls]. We hear some classic Deacon Blue, Posion, Depeche Mode, Donna Summer, Holly Johnson and Def Leppard. There’s a foray into the top ten albums which is all good. A good wee trip back to 1989 then!

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Uk Top 40 Singles Chart Nov 19 1983
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June 08, 2016 04:39 AM PDT
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England fail to qualify for Euro ’84 despite beating Luxembourg 4-0 in the final qualifying game. Damn you Denmark for winning yours, eh? It is 1983 where protesters were out due to US missiles being harboured on our shores. Damn yanks, eh? Billy Joel was in the midst of a five week run with “Uptown Girl” on the chart. Remember those days?

There’s a lot going on Lionel Richie with his classic “All Night Long (All Night), Style Council shot right in, as did Michael Jackson, The Smiths, Yes and Paul Young. Welcome back to Joy Division hitting the top twenty again seek The Cure, Adam Ant, Tina Turner, Aztec Camera, Eurythmics, Duran Duran, Rolling Stones, Shakin’ Stevens and some The Assembly a lá Feargal Sharkey and Vince Clarke.

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UK Official Top 40 September 3 1988
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March 31, 2016 07:51 PM PDT
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Step back in time with me to September 1988. Lighting up the chart are Yazz, Julio & Stevie, Phil Collins and Brother Beyond (don’t ask me why and shit), but they are there. More famous for Soft Cell in the eighties, Marc Almond is out on his own. Old favourites The Commodores are back. The Hollies and Bill Medley also make a welcome return with two different versions of the same song. Whoa! Trippy!

There is some Metallica, Robbie Robertson, Fairground Attraction, UB40 and The Proclaimers to name but a few more. Two hours of great music from the second part of the eighties. Taking a look at the album chart of the week. Playing all of the top 20 singles. It’s all good. Enjoy!

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UK Official Top 40 June 27 1981
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March 22, 2016 04:16 AM PDT
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”Hello again, my friend”. Ah Neil Diamond from the Jazz Singer can’t beat it. No there’s no Neil Diamond in this chart so deal with it. Today it is back to 1981. We take a venture through the official chart and the week slap bang in the middle of summer. Kirsty MacColl and Bruce Springsteen debut on the top 40. There is some Adam Ant, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, The Specials, Bob Marley, Tom Tom Club, Phil Collins, Ultravox, Shakin’ Stevens, Rainbow and many more.

I got so damn excited by the music, a little bit of pee accidentally came out. 1981 when we were asking Margaret Thatcher to do one, and are now doing that to the male version Cameron (tosser), the world in comparison wasn’t too much different politically. You know what though, back then we were kinder, and nicer to one another through it. Take some release in the music of 1981.

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Tunes That Never Get Old ep002
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November 04, 2015 01:52 AM PST
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It’s a bundle of fun for everyone. Modern day memories just been created with today’s great music or if you are a bit like me and live in decades past then this is also the show for you. We take a delve into some of those songs that are in danger of never going away, and we love it.

Tunes That Never Get Old takes you way back to the time of your life when a certain song just pops out and makes you smile. Whether it’s the 70s, 80s, 90s or beyond then enjoy the music and the memories either way it’s quite a party.

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Sensational Sounds Of The 70s ep003
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October 27, 2015 04:10 AM PDT
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The seventies was ruled by the disco scene, but also matured the heavy metal scene, giving rise to other genres of rock..

Here we experience a wide variety of styles and huge artists of the day in these sensational sounds of the 70s

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Forgotten Sounds Of The 80s ep001
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July 19, 2015 11:19 AM PDT
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A brand new season of Forgotten Sounds Of The 80s kicks off in glorifying fashion. There’s a dive into some album tracks of the era, some long forgotten hits (obviously!) and some that just spark a wee memory here or there. Whatever you were doing in the eighties there are always some tracks you let slip from your mind.

You might just find one or two of those here. There is Big Country, The Jam as well as Style Council, and Yazoo (AKA Yaz) for a start off; courteously helped along by The Beat, Luther Vandross, Ultravox, Chic, Aztec Camera and Kraftwerk. Countless others to brighten two hours and bring those recollections flooding in like hippies at a Mama’s and Papa’s concert.

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Tunes That Never Get Old ep001
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June 22, 2015 12:34 AM PDT
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A trip through the decades, with the music of the generations that count. Here we delve into the vault to bring those tunes you like to hear over and over. Why not email your song for future episodes.

You can get so many great hits that go back in time to the youth of yesteryear and then bring you up to date with some of the latest songs and future Tunes That Never Get Old. Email DJColzz with dedications, and requests on electricthunderproductions@gmail.com

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Non-Stop Nineties ep003
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May 10, 2015 03:30 AM PDT
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Back to the 90s we go! Oh, you got that from the title? It’s all good! Ricky C joins me for a browse through some good old fashioned tunes across the genres. One minute you’re listening to Primal Scream, the next it’s the Spice Girls, from Queen to Kadoc, Love Inc to Chaka Demus And Pliers, From Ini Kamoze to C&C Music Factory.

How about some classic song titles ‘Son Of A Gun’, ‘I Think I Love You’, ‘In The Closet’ and ‘Come Baby Come’. We’re going back to the decade where everyone began to think they were better than everyone else, PC went crazy and sent the world into defensive mode and depression, well all you morons who think they have a right to tell people how to act, DJ says have a big cup of shut the hell up and smile! Enjoy the music.

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UK Official Top 40 February 4 1984
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April 20, 2015 07:16 AM PDT
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The FTSE 100 Index starts. The Government Communications HQ bans workers from belonging to any Union. Six people are killed as a hurricane batters the UK. “Broadway Danny Rose” and “Footloose” are hitting cinema screens. Whilst The Smiths will release their debut album.

Nik Kershaw makes his Top 40 debut, Madonna also makes the chart and climbing with her first hit single. There’s more from Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Thomas Dolby, Thompson Twins, Duran Duran, Queen, Shaky And Bonnie, Fiction Factory and Snowy White. We take a delve into the album chart of the week and play all of the Top 20 singles. Enjoy!

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