Off The Record / 10-12pm / 18th February


On this week’s show we recall when The Sugar Hill Gang er…borrowed a choon from Chic? How Steve Strange went from The Blitz to TOTP’s. That Michael Armstrong improved a Billy Joel’s Allentown. How The Commodores became a soundtrack to a pair of crack heads. We also praised Jarvis Cocker, who called out Michael Jackson, years ahead of anybody else. We remembered Otis Williams, shouted Oi! Oi! For Brian James and wished Randy Crawford a happy Birthday and gave credit to Yoko. We guessed lyrics from The Rats and quizzed your chart knowledge on what year the original Suzie Q and Steve Harley both enjoyed #1 records.

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Show#26 Playlist

Blue Zoo – Cry Boy Cry

Kaiser Chiefs – Ruby

The Sugar Hill Gang – Rapper’s Delight

Visage – Fade To Grey

Billy Joel – Allentown

Michael Armstrong – Allentown

Commodores – Sail On

The Psychedelic Furs – No Tears

Pulp – Dishes

Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy

Annie Lennox – No More I Love You’s

The Divine Comedy – I’m A Stranger Here

The Specials – A Message To You Rudy

The Boomtown Rats – Rat Trap

Suzi Quatro – Devil Gate Drive

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel – Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)

John Lennon – Oh Yoko!

The Temptations – Papa Was A Rolling Stone

Space – Female Of The Species

The Damned – New Rose

Randy Crawford – That’s How Heartaches Are Made

The Crusaders – Street Life

Razorlight – America

Simply Red with The Fugees – Angel

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