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Run, runaway

One thing that has always amused me over the years is the running joke that people decide to get a gym membership as part of their New Year resolution, go once, and never go there again. 320 more words

80's Pop

2016 - The top ten most popular reviews on Darren's music blog

Happy New Year and thanks to everyone who visited this blog during 2016. Here were the ten posts with the biggest number of hits this year: 555 more words

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What was the number one song in the UK on 1st July 1972?

“Take Me Bak ‘Ome” by Slade was number one on 1st July 1972 and stayed there for 1 week. 750 more words


Bah - An Xmas Story

“Humbug” was his – perhaps slightly unoriginal – reply to the carol singers that evening. Though, he did think that the pouring of Humbug sweets from his bedroom window, a homage to hot oil from medieval castle sieges, added a pleasant uniqueness to the stereotypical Scrooge-like image he had manifested during the festive season. 729 more words


Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody

This year’s inthe80s Christmas day song is this classic from Slade.

It was Christmas UK#1 in ’73, and returned to the chart every Christmas from ’80-’86. 52 more words