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TOTP-01-07-1982

John Peel presents TOTP in July, 1982

Name
Station
  • BBC One (TV)
YYYY-MM-DD
  • 1982-07-01
Comments
  • This was the fourth program hosted by John Peel in 1982. This was the week's singles chart.
  • JP: "Hello and welcome to Top of the Pops. Getting to be a bit of a regular gig for me, this".
  • "A rather short programme because we've got football on later. Hope you'll stay for that". 1982 World Cup from Spain, second match from Group A, Belgium vs. Soviet Union).
  • Visage gave their first and only studio performance on this show.
  • After Dollar: "A couple of weeks ago I had to ask for their autographs for my little girl..They're a very generous and very decent band. Well, all right anyway". This was presumably for Alexandra.
  • JP: "At no. 10 The Beatles Movie medley - see if you can guess who that's by"
  • JP: "And you'll gather from all of this that we've got a new no. 1 record ["Happy Talk" by Captain Sensible] and I was the first person to play it on the radio. At Top of the Pops we're not afraid to name the guilty men y'know."
  • This show was repeated on BBC Four on 2016-10-21.

Tracklisting

  • Visage – Night Train (34 in the chart as of the date of broadcast)
  • The Jam – Just Who Is The 5 O’clock Hero (13) (live clip)
  • Queen – Las Palabras De Amor (22) (repeat from 17 June 1982)
  • Dollar – Videotheque (30)
  • Cheri – Murphy’s Law (21)
  • Midge Ure – No Regrets (11) (video)
  • Captain Sensible – Happy Talk (1)
  • Natasha – Iko Iko (14) (audience dancing / credits)

Video

TOP OF THE POPS (BBC ONE - 1st July 1982)

TOP OF THE POPS (BBC ONE - 1st July 1982)

1982-07-01 Full Show

Visage (Steve Strange) - Night Train - TOTP

Visage (Steve Strange) - Night Train - TOTP

Visage - Night Train

Dollar - Videotheque

Dollar - Videotheque

Dollar - Videotheque

Happy Talk by CAPTAIN SENSIBLE

Happy Talk by CAPTAIN SENSIBLE

CAPTAIN SENSIBLE - Happy Talk