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06/10/83 (David Jensen & John Peel)
Freeez – “Pop Goes My Love” (33)
Performing their follow up to IOU, which was also their final hit excluding remixes, peaking at number 26.
David Bowie – “Modern Love” (2) (video)
Now at its serious moonlight peak.
Depeche Mode – “Love, In Itself 2 ” (26)
The band get all their best instruments out for this one, and it went up five more places. Love In Itself 1 was on the top ten album, Construction Time Again.
Meat Loaf – “Midnight At The Lost & Found” (28) (video)
Taken from the top ten album of the same name, this single peaked at number 17. But the first of three edits from tonight's early showing.
Nick Heyward – “Blue Hat For A Blue Day” (24)
Went up ten more places. But edited out of the 7.30 broadcast.
Howard Jones – “New Song” (13) (video)
Also went up ten more places and also edited out of the 7.30 slot.
David Grant – “Love Will Find A Way” (38)
Leaping about the stage with a 1950's BBC Type A microphone all the way to number 24.
The Alarm – “68 Guns” (19)
A hair raising performance if ever there was one! The song went up two more places,
New Order – “Blue Monday” (10) (rpt from 31/03/83)
Blue Monday peaked at number 12 earlier this year, this second time around it made it to number 9. And here's another chance to see this totally live performance.
Culture Club – “Karma Chameleon” (1) (rpt from 22/09/83)
Third week at number one with no sighting yet of the song that would replace it.
The Rocksteady Crew – “(Hey You) The Rocksteady Crew” (29) (audience dancing/credits)
Became their only top ten hit, indeed their only top 30 hit, peaking at number 6.
Official BBC Top of the Pops thingy
Next up is October 13th.