1980-09-04 Gary Numan teletour first date


  • Gary Numan begins Teletour.

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.

  1. (45) SECRET AFFAIR – Sound Of Confusion
  2. (3) KELLY MARIE – Feels Like I’m In Love
  3. (22) NICK STRAKER BAND – A Walk In The Park
  4. (5) HAZEL O’CONNOR – Eighth Day (repeat)
  5. (20) BILLY JOEL – It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me (danced to by Legs & Co)
  6. (10) Cliff Richard – Dreamin’
  7. (13) Sheena Easton – Modern Girl (repeat)
  8. (27) The Beat – Best Friend (video)
  9. (26) RANDY CRAWFORD – One Day I’ll Fly Away 
  10. (1) The Jam – Start (video)
  11. (12) THE CLASH – Bankrobber (crowd dancing) (and credits)

Smash Hits

Issue: September 4-17 1980 - Ian Dury cover [1]

Features: Ian Dury, Grace Jones, D. Hepworth on the charts.

Bitz: Pauline Murray / JCC, McCluskey / Humphreys (OMITD) All Time Top 10s, Gary Numan/Robert Palmer, John Lennon, Jools Holland quits Squeeze,

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

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Smash Hits, September 04 1980
Smash Hits, September 4 - 17, 1980-p.15 numan Telekon Teletour