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Year:1979
Date:26/8/1979
Show no:208
Summary:THIS SHOW HOSTED BY PETER MOCKERY ('THE RESTLESS YEARS') AND CO HOSTED BY MOLLY MELDRUM WITH HUMDRUM. LOCAL ARTISTS:
AC/DC 'HIGHWAY TO HELL' (CLIP SHOWN TWICE)
MENTAL AS ANYTHING 'THE NIPS ARE GETTING BIGGER' (NATIONAL CHARTBUSTER)
MI-SEX 'BUT YOU DON'T CARE' (NATIONAL CHARTBUSTER)
JO JO ZEP & THE FALCONS 'HIT & RUN' (NATIONAL CHARTBUSTER)
CHRISTIE ALLEN 'GOOSE BUMPS' (LIVE)
SPORTS 'WEDDING RING' (LIVE)
MARC HUNTER 'ISLAND NIGHTS' (LIVE)
STYLUS 'IF YOU BELIEVE IN ME'(LIVE)
JON ENGLISH:'HOLLYWOOD 7', 'NIGHTS IN PARADISE' & 'WORDS ARE NOT ENOUGH'
OVERSEAS CLIPS:
BETTE MIDLER 'MARRIED MEN'
CARS 'LET'S GO'
KIM CARNES 'STAY AWAY'
NIGHT 'HOT SUMMER NIGHT'
JOHN COUGAR, LATER KNOWN AS JOHN COUGAR MELLENCAMP AND JOHN MELLENCAMP 'LIVING IN MIAMI'
ELO 'DON'T BRING ME DOWN'
DONNA SUMMER 'BAD GIRLS'
OVERSEAS HUMDRUM ITEMS:
CHEAP TRICK 'WANT YOU TO WANT ME'
EDDIE MONEY 'MAUREEN'
COUNTDOWN "OFF CUTS":
DON ESTELLE & WINDSOR DAVIS 'COOL WATER' (THIS INCLUDED TWO MEMBERS FROM THE CAST OF 'IT AIN'T HALF HOT MUM')
LUV 'TROJAN HORSE' (THIS CLIP INCLUDED DUTCH LADY'S SINGING, WITH BAGPIPES PLAYING ALL TO DO WITH A SONG ABOUT A TROJAN HORSE)
ADRIAN MUNSEY 'LOST SHEEP' (THE MAN IN THIS CLIP WAS SINGING WITH SHEEP SOUNDS WHILST SURROUNDED BY SHEEP)
NATIONAL TOP TEN:
RAYDIO 'YOU CAN'T CHANGE THAT' (10)
PEACHES & HERB 'RE-UNITED' (9)
ERUPTION 'ONE WAY TICKET' (8)
M 'POP MUSIK' (7)
ART GARFUNKEL 'BRIGHT EYES' (6)
ANITA WARD 'RING MY BELL' (5)
UK SQUEEZE 'COOL FOR CATS' (4)
KISS 'I WAS MADE FOR LOVING YOU' (4)
THE KNACK 'MY SHARONA' (3)
TWO MAN BAND 'UP THERE CAZALY' (2)
RACEY 'SOME GIRLS' (1)

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