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Thursday

1981-02-19

Events

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Top of the Pops

introduced by DLT

  1. The Teardrop Explodes – “Reward” (41)
  2. Rainbow – “I Surrender” (4) (video)
  3. Fred Wedlock – “The Oldest Swinger In Town” (6) (with Legs & Co)
  4. Headgirl (Motorhead & Girlschool) – “Please Don’t Touch” (15)
  5. Toyah – “It’s A Mystery” (42)
  6. Stray Cats – “Rock This Town” (9)
  7. Talking Heads – “Once In A Lifetime” (35) (Legs & Co)
  8. Visage – “Fade To Grey” (12) (video)
  9. Adam & The Ants – “Kings Of The Wild Frontier” (39) 
  10. Joe Dolce Music Theatre – “Shaddap You Face” (1) (rpt from 05/02/81)
  11. Madness – “The Return Of The Los Palmas 7” (7) (credits)

Smash Hits

Issue: February 19 - March 4 1981 [1]Front cover: Midge Ure (Ultravox)

Features: Ultravox 'Eurovision', Passions 'A Passion Play'.

Lyrics: Once in a Lifetime, Give Peace A Chance, Reward, I'm In love With a German Filmstar, Jealous Guy, Southern Freeez, That's Entertainment

Bitz: 'League Division', first releases from new Human League and Heaven 17/B.E.F., Personal File: Julian Cope.

Independent Bitz: Dead or Alive, A Factory Quartet EP, A Certain Ratio

Centrespread: The Pretenders

Single reviews. Four From Toyah, Boys and Girls, Planet Earth

Album reviews: Celebrate the Bullet

Back cover: U2

Ads: Boys and Girls

Smash Hits, February 19, 1981 01 Midge Ure cover

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