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Thursday

1980-08-07

Top of the Pops

first edition after two-month strike.

Presenters: Peter Powell & Elton John

  1. (26) The Piranhas – Tom Hark 
  2. (2) Diana Ross – Upside Down  (Video)
  3. (9) Roxy Music – Oh Yeah (On The Radio)  
  4. (16) Tom Browne – Funkin’ For Jamaica  (Danced To By Legs & Co)
  5. (21) Hot Chocolate – Are You Getting Enough Of What Makes You Happy
  6. (29) Kelly Marie – Feels Like I’M In Love
  7. (7) The Gap Band – Oops Upside Your Head  (Video)
  8. (14) The Gibson Brothers – Marianna
  9. (3) Odyssey – Use It Up And Wear It Out  (Danced To By Legs & Co)
  10. (13) Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra – Xanadu  (Video)
  11. (63) Don Mclean – Crying  (Video)
  12. (5) Sheena Easton – 9 To 5  
  13. (15) Bad Manners – Lip Up Fatty  
  14. Top Ten:
    • (10) George Benson – Give Me The Night  (Video)
    • (9) Roxy Music – Oh Yeah (On The Radio)  (Clip Of Totp 7-8-80)
    • (8) Bob Marley & The Wailers – Could You Be Loved  (Live Clip)
    • (7) The Gap Band – Oops Upside Your Head  (Video)
    • (6) Kate Bush – Babooshka  (Video)
    • (5) Sheena Easton – 9 To 5  (Clip Of Totp 7-8-80)
    • (4) Leo Sayer – More Than I Can Say  (Video)
    • (3) Odyssey – Use It Up And Wear It Out  (Clip Of Legs & Co Totp 7-8-80)
    • (2) Diana Ross – Upside Down  (Video)
  1. (1) Abba – The Winner Takes It All  (Video)
  2. (10) George Benson – Give Me The Night  (Crowd Dancing)  (And Credits)


Smash Hits

Issue: 07 - 20 August 1980, Bob Marley cover [1]

  • Features: Bob Marley, New Musik, Liverpool scene (Wah!Heat, Dead Or Alive, Teardrop Explodes.)
  • Bitz: The Jam, Hazel O'Connor, The Beat, the Police, Ian McCulloch.
  • Independent Bitz: Cabaret Voltaire, Indie singles/album charts
  • Lyrics: Ashes To Ashes, C30 C60 C90 Go!, Sleepwalk, Bankrobber, The Winer Takes It All, 9 to 5.
  • Singles: Kings Of the Wild Frontier, Ashes to Ashes.
  • Centrespread: Bad Manners
  • Back cover: John Foxx
1980-08-07 Smash Hits 1 cover
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