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1979-11-29

Smash Hits

Smash Hits, November 29, 1979 - p.01 Madness
  • Features: Madness, Mariane Faithfull, Suzi Quatro,
  • Lyrics: Last Train to London, Walking On the Moon, Working for the Yankee Dollar, David Watts, Que Sera Mi Vida, Brass in Pocket, I Only Want To Be With You
  • Bitz: Blondie, Police, Matchbox, Clash, Gary Glitter, Sex Beatles, Elvis Presley, Fleetwood Mac, Mekons.
  • Singles reviews (David Hepworth): Jumping Someone Else's Train, Walking On the Moon, It's Different For Girls, Wonderful Christmastime .. [1]
  • Album reviews (Red Starr): Setting Sons, Matchbox, Dawn of The Dickies
  • Centrespread: Lene Lovich Band
  • Dates: Cure, Queen, Simple Minds, Police .. [2]
  • Back cover: Elvis Costello
  • Ads: Fast product, Setting Sons, Blue Peter (Mike Oldfield single),

Top of the Pops

  • Strike edition: Due to a BBC strike, this edition of TOTP was made up of repeat performances and videos. Peter Powell appears in voice-over only.
  1. (12) The Gibson Brothers – Que Sera Mi Vida (If You Should Go) (video)
  2. (5) The Police – Walking On The Moon (video)
  3. (22) The Tourists – I Only Want To Be With You (rpt.)
  4. (36) Status Quo – Living On An Island (video)
  5. (21) Blondie – Union City Blue (video)
  6. (24) Thin Lizzy – Sarah (rpt.)
  7. (34) Rose Royce – Is It Love You’Re After (video)
  8. (23) The Moody Blues – Nights In White Satin rpt.
  9. (32) The Skids – Working For The Yankee Dollar (video)
  10. (3) Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand – No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (Danced To By Legs & Co) (rpt.)
  11. (26) Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) (video)
  12. (1) Dr. Hook – When You’Re In Love With A Beautiful Woman (video)
  13. (14) The Isley Brothers – It’S A Disco Night (Rock Don’T Stop) (over credits)
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