Saturday, August 30, 2014

August 30 - September 12, 1984

Smash Hits, August 30, 1984

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Cover: Annie Lennox
Back cover: Free stickers offer
Interviews: Eurythmics; Roddy Frame; Shakatak; Rod Stewart; Malcolm McLaren
Lyrics: Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.; Tesla Girls O.M.D.; She Bop - Cyndi Lauper; Big In Japan - Alphaville; Sunset Now - Heaven 17; Master And Servant - Depeche Mode; Talking In Your Sleep - Bucks Fizz; You're Never Too Young - The Cool Notes; Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Quiet Riot; I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder; Torture - The Jacksons;
Personal File: Johnny Marr
Bitz: Miami Sound Machine, Gloria Estefan; Morrissey lost his hearing aid; Agadoo, Black Lace; "Metropolis", Giorgio Moroder, Bonnie Tyler, Adam Ant, Jon Anderson, Freddy Mercury; The Smiths; Stranglers, "Skin Deep", "Aural Sculpture"; Thompson Twins; "The Saturday Starship", Modern Romance, "Pop Quiz", Mike Read; "Are You Ready", Break Machine; Jo Callis ceases to be full-time member of Human League; Aztec Camera; Chelsea FC, "Back On The Ball", Bob McAndrew, John Bumstead, Suggs, Colin Pates, Pat Nevin; Iron Maiden in Poland; Ultravox; Swans Way, "When The Wild Calls"; Kiss, "Heaven's On Fire"; A Flock Of Seagulls, Mike Score; Michael T., "Michael (I'm Michael)"; Howard Jones; Afrika Bambaataa, James Brown, "Trust", John Lydon, Test Department, Kraftwerk, "Tour De France"; Nick Rhodes marries Julie Anne Friedman; Radio 1 reshuffle: John Peel, Peter Powell, Tony Blackburn, Bruno Brookes, Janice Long, Tommy Vance
Single reviews (Robert Hodgens): William, It Was Really Nothing - Smiths; All I Need Is Everything - Aztec Camera; Madame Butterfly - Malcolm McLaren; She's Fresh - Rocksteady Crew; Holiday - Chiefs Of Relief; Love Glove - Visage; Torture - The Jacksons; Master And Servant - Depeche Mode; Forest Fire - Lloyd Cole and the Commotions; Summer Dream - Philip Sallon and the Mud Men; Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Quiet Riot; I'll Fly For You - Spandau Ballet; Human Racing - Nik Kershaw; Sunset Now - Heaven 17; Ghostbusters - Ray Parker; Back On The Ball - Chelsea FC
Album reviews (Dave Rimmer / Brian Harrigan / Vici MacDonald / Peter Martin / Tom Hibbert): Jam On Revenge - Newcleus; Powerslave - Iron Maiden; The Pearl - Harold Budd & Brian Eno; The Story Of A Young Heart - A Flock Of Seagulls; Phil Fearon & Galaxy - Phil Fearon & Galaxy; Starlight Express - The Original Cast; Just The Way You Like It - S.O.S. Band; 1000 Bel Air Place - Julio Iglesias
Nights Out: Comfort And Joy; Electric Dreams; This Is Spinal Tap; Purple Rain

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