GR80’s 9th September Listen again…

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9th Sept 2021
Xanthe Bearman

This week in..
1988 – The first alternative chart, called Modern Rock Tracks, appeared in Billboard magazine. In the chart’s early years, the chart was closely associated with college rock, new wave, post-punk and electronic genres with a large presence of British, Irish and Australian artists. The first number-one song of the chart was Siouxsie and the Banshees’ “Peek-a-Boo”, which topped the charts for two weeks.

Lionel Richie – Dancing on the Ceiling
Duran Duran – The Reflex
Kate Bush – Breathing
Madness – My Girl
Howard Jones – Things Can Only Get Better
Billy Joel – The Longest Time
Siouxsie and the Banshees – Peek a boo
Nick Kamen – Each Time You Break My Heart
Culture Club – Church of the Poison Mind
Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days
Tina Turner – The Best
Kid Kreole and the Coconuts – I’m a Wonderful Thing Baby
Kim Wilde – View From A Bridge
Terence Trent D’Arby – Dance Little Sister
Alexander O’Neal – Fake
Liza Minelli & The Pet Shop Boys – Losing My Mind
The Cars – You Might Think
Blondie – Can I Find the Right Words
New Edition – Candy Girl
Cher – I Found Someone
Michael Jackson – Dirty Diana
Prince – Kiss
Kelly Marie – Feels Like I’m In Love
Black Box – Ride On Time
Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
Odyssey – Going Back to My Roots
Judas Priest – You’ve Got Another Thing Coming
Owen Paul – My Favourite Waste of Time
Nik Kershaw – Dancing Girls
Matt Bianco – Yeh Yeh
Paul Young – I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down

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