Monday, December 1, 2008

December 1978

Smash Hits, December 1978
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Cover: The Jam
Centrespread: Debbie Harry
Back cover: Andy Gibb
Interviews: Blondie; The Jam
Gossip: Elvis Costello; Sarah Brightman; Peter Tosh; Clash; Rezillos; Stranglers; Jam; Dan Hartman
Lyrics: Radio Radio - Elvis Costello; Hopelessly Devoted To You - Olivia Newton John; Instant Replay - Dan Hartman; War/No More Trouble - Bob Marley; Hurry Up Harry - Sham 69; Darlin' - Frankie Miller; MacArthur Park - Donna Summer; Sandy / Greased Lightning - John Travolta; Giving Up Giving In - Three Degrees; Brandy - O'Jays; Public Image - Public Image Ltd.; Hanging On The Telephone - Blondie; Don't Let It Fade Away - Darts; Teenage Kicks - Undertones; Why - Andy Gibb; Part Time Love - Elton John; Thank You For Being A Friend - Andrew Gold; Down In The Tube Station At Midnight - Jam; Bright Lights - Julie Covington; (You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back - Peter Tosh

Saturday, November 1, 2008

November 1978

Smash Hits, November 1978
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Cover: Blondie
Centrespread: Boomtown Rats
Back cover: Abba
Interviews: Boomtown Rats; Rose Royce; Siouxsie & the Banshees
Gossip: Clash; Blondie; Stranglers; Roxy Music; Jilted John
Lyrics: Ever Fallen In Live - Buzzcocks; Grease - Frankie Valli; Summer Nights / You're The One That I Want - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John; Love Don't Live Here Anymore - Rose Royce; Hong Kong Garden - Siouxsie & the Banshees; Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons; Three Times A Lady - The Commodores; Rat Trap - Boomtown Rats; Now That We've Found Love - Third World; Dreadlock Holiday - 10cc; Where Did Our Love Go - Manhattan Transfer; I Can't Stop Lovin' You - Leo Sayer; Until You Come Back To Me - Johnny Matthis & Deniece Williams; Lucky Stars - Dean Friedman; Top Of The Pops - Rezillos; Summer Night City - Abba; You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) - Sylvester

Monday, September 1, 2008

September 1978 - prototype issue

Smash Hits, September 1978

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