- First day at Hereford Sixth Form College (introductory course only)
Top of the Pops
Presented by DLT with Kevin Keegan. Not a great TOTP. Among the most notable acts were two 'new mod' groups book-ending the show. Read my review on TOTP 80.
(45) SECRET AFFAIR – Sound Of Confusion
(3) KELLY MARIE – Feels Like I’m In Love
(22) NICK STRAKER BAND – A Walk In The Park
(5) HAZEL O’CONNOR – Eighth Day (repeat)
(20) BILLY JOEL – It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me (danced to by Legs & Co)
(10) CLIFF RICHARD – Dreamin’
(13) SHEENA EASTON – Modern Girl (repeat)
(27) THE BEAT – Best Friend (video)
(26) RANDY CRAWFORD – One Day I’ll Fly Away
(1) THE JAM – Start (video)
(12) THE CLASH – Bankrobber (crowd dancing) (and credits)
Issue: September 4-17 1980 - Ian Dury cover 
Independent Bitz: Orange Juice, Josef K, Swell Maps.
Singles reviews: Generals and Majors, Are Everything,
Album reviews: The Affectionate Punch
Lyrics: Circus Games, Biko,
Centrefold: Dexy's Midnight Runners
Gigz: Gary Numan
Adverts: Numan Telekon album and Teletour 80 dates (pic. right).
I actually have no recollection of this issue, despite my diary entry for 06 September 1980.
|* Cover and feature: A Certain Ratio* Telekon review|