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Year:1979
Date:25/11/1979
Show no:221
Summary:THIS SHOW HOSTED BY MARC HUNTER FROM DRAGON AND MOLLY MELDRUM (WITHOUT HAT). THREE IV'S ONE WITH ELTON JOHN, ONE WITH ROD STEWART (THESE TWO ARTISTS WERE DISCUSSING EACH OTHERS MUSIC CONTROVERSIALLY AND ELTON DISCUSSED HOSTING THE COUNTDOWN SPECIAL) AND THE OTHER WAS WITH
DAVID BOWIE. MOLLY PRESENTED HUMDRUM WHICH INCLUDED A DISPLAY OF A VIEWER'S 'KISS' DRAWINGS.
LOCAL ARTISTS:
DRAGON 'MOTOR CITY CONNECTION' (LIVE)
LA FEMME 'DOE SEE DOE' (LIVE)
MI-SEX 'COMPUTER GAMES'
COLD CHISEL 'CHOIR GIRL' (LIVE)
MARC HUNTER 'DON'T TAKE ME' (LIVE)
OVERSEAS TALENT:
CHARLIE DANIELS BAND 'THE DEVIL WENT DOWN IN GEORGIA'
AMI STEWART 'JEALOUSY'
STYX 'BABE'
BOOMTOWN RATS 'I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS'
KISS 'ATTACK OF THE PHANTOMS' (ACTUALLY FILM PREVIEW)
OVERSEAS CHARTBUSTERS:
ABBA 'GIMME GIMME'
TOM PACE 'MAYBE'
BUGGLES 'VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR'
HUMDRUM ITEMS:
NIGHT 'COLD WIND ACROSS MY HEART'
'DISCO MICKEY MOUSE'
'SMURF SONG'
JON ENGLISH 'HOT TOWN'
NATIONAL TOP TEN:
ROBERT JOHN 'SAD EYES' (10)
CHEAP TRICK 'DREAM POLICE' (9)
RACEY 'BOY OH BOY' (8)
CLIFF RICHARD 'WE DONT TALK ANYMORE' (WRITTEN BY AUSTRALIAN ALLEN TALE) (7)
BUGGLES 'VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR' (6)
FLEETWOOD MAC 'TUSK' (5)
PATRICK HERNANDEZ 'BORN TO BE ALIVE' (4)
CHRISTIE ALLEN 'GOOSE BUMPS' (3)
MI-SEX 'COMPUTER GAMES' (2)
BOOMTOWN RATS 'I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS' (1)

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