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Year:1979
Date:4/11/1979
Show no:218
Summary:THIS SHOW WAS HOSTED BY RUSSELL HITCHCOCK (FROM 'AIR SUPPLY') SUPPORTED BY CHRISTIE ALLEN LIVE IN THE STUDIO AND GRAHAM PARKER 'LIVE' FROM AUSTRALIA HOUSE, LONDON WHO WAS FILLING IN FOR MOLLY ON HUMDRUM. LOCAL ARTISTS:
CHRISTIE ALLEN BAND 'GOOSE BUMPS' (LIVE)
JO JO ZEP & THE FALCONS 'SHAPE I'M IN'
THE ALIENS 'CONFRONTATION' (LIVE)
AC/DC 'HIGHWAY TO HELL'
THE RADIATORS 'COMIN' HOME' (LIVE)
AIR SUPPLY 'JUST ANOTHER WOMAN' (LIVE)
OVERSEAS ARTISTS:
RACEY 'BOY OH BOY'
IAN DURY 'REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL'
ROBERT JOHN 'SAD EYES' (CHARTBUSTER)
SNIFF AND THE TEARS 'DRIVER'S SEAT' (NO. 1 IN BRITAIN & TOP TEN IN U.S.A.)
MICHAEL JACKSON 'DON'T STOP UNTIL YOU'VE HAD ENOUGH'
STATUS QUO 'WHATEVER YOU WANT'
FLEETWOOD MAC 'TUSK'
OVERSEAS HUMDRUM ITEMS:
ELLEN FOLEY 'LOOK AT THAT STUPID GIRL'
THE MEMBERS 'KILLING TIME' (TOUR DATES SHOWN)
THE SPECIALS 'GANGSTERS' (SKA/BLUE BEAT OR EARLY REGGAE)
LITTLE FEAT 'ROCK N ROLL DOCTOR'
NATIONAL TOP TEN:
DAVE EDMONDS 'GIRLS TALK' (10)
THE KNACK 'MY SHARONA' (9)
CARS 'LETS GO' (8)
KISS 'I WAS MADE FOR LOVING YOU' (7)
NIGHT 'HOT SUMMER NIGHT' (6)
ELO 'DON'T BRING ME DOWN' (5)
CHRISTIE ALLEN 'GOOSE BUMPS (4)
CLIFF RICHARD 'WE DON'T TALK ANYMORE' (3)
BOOMTOWN RATS 'I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS' (2)
PATRICK HERNANDEZ 'BORN TO BE ALIVE' (1)

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