My age: 16

My location: Bromyard


  • Tonight's was the last TOTP show before the Musicians Union strike put it off the air for two months until 07 August 1980.
  • New Smash Hits (Terry Hall cover).

Top of the Pops

Presented by Kid Jensen

(22) ROBERTA FLACK & DONNY HATHAWAY – Back Together Again (and charts)

(52) LIQUID GOLD – Substitute WATCH

(2) HOT CHOCOLATE – No Doubt About It

(44) ELTON JOHN – Little Jeannie WATCH

(17) CROWN HEIGHTS AFFAIR – You Gave Me Love (danced to by Legs & Co)

(13) DON McLEAN – Crying (video)

(37) THIN LIZZY – Chinatown

(6) ROXY MUSIC – Over You
OMD – Messages (TOTP)03:22

OMD – Messages (TOTP)


(21) JERMAINE JACKSON – Let’s Get Serious (video)

(36) STIFF LITTLE FINGERS – Nobody’s Hero

(23) MYSTIC MERLIN – Just Can’t Give You Up (video)

(NEW) LENA ZAVARONI – Jump Down Jimmy

(1) MASH – Theme From M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) (danced to by Legs & Co)

(9) LIPPS INC – Funky Town (and credits)

Smash Hits

Smash Hits, May 29, 1980

Issue: May 29 - June 11 1980

Cover: Terry Hall (Specials)

Features: 'The Acceptable Face of Synthesisers', OMITD interview and 'Messages' lyrics;

Centrefold. New Musik

Lyrics: Rescue, No Self Control, 'We Are Glass', Messages, Kitchen At Parties, I'm Alive.

Rear cover: The Human League (live colour pic) [1]

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