Top of the Pops

hosted by Simon Bates and Peter Powell

  • Freeez – IOU (23 in the chart as of the date of broadcast)
  • Rod Stewart – Baby Jane (2) (video)
  • Elton John – I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues (6)
  • John Peel's Top Of The Pops European Charts (23rd June 1983)

    John Peel's Top Of The Pops European Charts (23rd June 1983)

    John PeelEuropean charts:
    • Dolly Dots – Money Lover (video clip and interview)
    • Shorts – Comment Ça Va (video clip)
    • Geier Sturzflug - Bruttosozialprodukt (video clip)
    • Robin Gibb – Juliet (video clip)
    • Daniel – Julie (video clip)
    • David Bowie – Let’s Dance (film of Amsterdam)
  • Shakatak – Dark Is The Night (15)
  • Dennis Lillee – brief interview
    TOTP Charts

    TOTP Charts

  • Mike Oldfield – Moonlight Shadow (19)
  • H20 – Dream To Sleep (17)
  • The Police – Every Breath You Take (1) (video)
  • Electric Light Orchestra – Rock ‘N’ Roll Is King (25) (audience dancing / end credits)



Smash Hits

Issue: June23 - July 6 1983, Matt Fretton cover [1]

Features: Flashdance, The Truth, Bananarama Q&A, Matt Fretton, Ultravox

Bitz: John Foxx tour and new album, Paul Young, David Bowie Brixton concert, The Undertones split

Get Smart: Blancmange, New Order (Murder).

Lyrics: Come Live With Me, Forbidden Colours, Cruel Summer, Moonlight Shadow

Singles: (reviewed by Wham!) Come Live With Me, Forbidden Colours, IOU, It's a Mistake

Albums: Synchronicity, Bite, Fantastic, Speaking in Tongues,

Live: David Bowie

Centrespread: The Police

Back cover: H2O

Ads: Endlessly, Fantastic, Come Live With Me, The Walk.

Smash Hits, June 23, 1983 - p.01 Matt Fretton