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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:55 pm

I don't think I like anything she did from this point on, until she did Frozen.

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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:55 pm

I shall check with Wikipedia.

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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:57 pm

No, I didn't, apart from Dear Jessie.

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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:58 pm

Playing out with You Can Call Me Al.

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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:03 pm

That was another decent episode, with highlights by Julian Cope, the Bangles and Paul Simon.

Now to look back at the thread and see what everyone else made of it. Excited

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Post by Fangirl Three on Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:24 am

The Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian

music music

Always reminds me of Chelmsford market, where I first heard it.

Nick Berry. At Number 4. Every Loser Wins.

music

Julian Cope - World, Shut Your Mouth.

music music music

Fine song. Just thinking about it brings back the memory of that foin coupe fragrance they put in spot cream.

The Police - in 1986!

music

highlights by Julian Cope, the Bangles and Paul Simon.

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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:17 am

The Call of the Wendigo wrote:"The best Soul band in the United Kingdom." gasp

Who? Big Country? Was it Peter Powell who called them that by any chance?
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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:19 am

The Call of the Wendigo wrote:Ooh Gary Davies...

...and Simon Mayonnaise! gasp
The Call of the Wendigo wrote:It's his first TOTP. gasp

Funny to think that right now we're witnessing his career beginning at Top of the Pops and his career ending at Radio 2. It was the same with Janice Long a year or two ago.
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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:22 am

The Call of the Wendigo wrote:The Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian. Excited

I remember being at primary school singing that in the playground. Me and other people were doing that stereotypical Egyptian arm movement thing. happy

Is one still allowed to do that? shifty

In fact, the whole song is probably considered totally un-PC these days.
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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:26 am

The Call of the Wendigo wrote:We need a poll; "Who had the best music career? Nick Berry or Terry Venables?"

I don't think I'll ever be able to look at a young Nick Berry the same ever again.
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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:28 am

Steviebaby wrote:type



Oh come on, they could have done better than that.

"Eternal Flame - The Best Of The Bangles"?

I wonder if Nick Berry has a greatest hits called "Every Loser Wins - The Best Of Nick Berry". hmn
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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:30 am

Butterfield wrote:"Eternal Flame - The Best Of The Bangles"?




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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:31 am

LOL

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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:37 am

The Call of the Wendigo wrote:Howard Jones!

In 1986!

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Around this time Nik Kershaw was failing to reach the Top 40. 1986 was like a big wasteland for a lot of the acts from the early to mid 80s. Even Marilyn tried a comeback of sorts around this time with zero success. siren
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Post by Butterfield on Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:43 am

My goodness, after a bit of research it turns out that the Howard Jones song FELL OUT of the Top 40 after that performance! From number 35 to 41. It was his last ever Top 40 hit!

He had two comebacks of sorts - in 1989 and 1992, would you believe. Both times missing the Top 40.

The Paul Young song also fell DOWN the chart the following week after that performance and it was his last Top 40 hit of the 80s!
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Post by Fangirl Three on Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:51 am

In fact, the whole song is probably considered totally un-PC these days.

Needs updating too:

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Post by Steviebaby on Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:47 am

Butterfield wrote:
Steviebaby wrote:type



Oh come on, they could have done better than that.

"Eternal Flame - The Best Of The Bangles"?

I think it's more the picture where they look like a really half-hearted drag act.

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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:36 am

Butterfield wrote:
The Call of the Wendigo wrote:"The best Soul band in the United Kingdom." gasp

Who? Big Country? Was it Peter Powell who called them that by any chance?
Loose Ends. I don't recall who said it.

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Re: Repeats of Top of the Pops on BBC Four. Part 2.

Post by Butterfield on Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:34 pm

Cliff Richard sings Andrew Lloyd Webber.
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Post by Butterfield on Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:35 pm

Green screen technology. box
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