Wakey wakey, rise and shine, it's Top of the Pops 1984 time, and 8.15 million alarm clocks are chiming for June 6th and the last ever show to be presented by the Rhythm Pals.
Have I Got Tonsils For You
07/06/84 (David Jensen & John Peel)
Spandau Ballet – “Only When You Leave” (5)
Getting the show underway with the first single from their number 2 album, Parade, and it peaked at number 3.
Howard Jones – “Pearl In The Shell” (8)
With Jed mark 2 on the saxophone, Pearl in the Shell went up one more place.
Evelyn Thomas – “High Energy” (9)
Performing the sound of the clubs and peaking at number 5.
Bananarama – “Rough Justice” (29)
Perhaps not one of their best known hits, though it had quite a catchy chorus, but it peaked at number 23.
Bronski Beat – “Smalltown Boy” (13)
Making their studio debut with an impressive live vocal from Jimmy Somerville, Smalltown Boy was their first of four top ten hits and peaked at number 3.
Wham! – “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” (1)
Clearly enjoying their first number one, but this was its second and final week.
Sister Sledge – “Thinking Of You” (19) (audience dancing/credits)
This was their first top 30 hit since they were Lost in Music in 1979 and it peaked at number 11.
The best songs always end far too soon....
Next up is June 14th.