09/07/1981

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A special live edition of the chart show, celebrating the 900th episode. A look at Britain's best-selling discs, artists, and news from the Top 40. Including performances from The Supremes, The Dave Clark Five, Randy Crawford, and Tom Tom Club. Introduced by Jimmy Savile, Alan Freeman, David Jacobs, & Pete Murray.


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9th Jul 1981
19:20


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Performances Featured

Chart #

There’s A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He’s Elvis
Kirsty MacColl
Studio Performance

16

Baby Love
The Supremes
Studio Performance

OLD

Little Children
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
Studio Performance

OLD

Bits & Pieces
The Dave Clark Five
Studio Performance

OLD

I Want To Hold Your Hand” / “twist & Shout
The Beatles
Music Video

OLD

You Might Need Somebody
Randy Crawford
Studio Performance

12

Pop Musik
M
Played Over Montage

OLD

Wordy Rappinghood
Tom Tom Club
Danced to by Legs & Co.

10

No Woman No Cry
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Live Performance

9

Motorhead Live
MotÖrhead
Music Video

14

The Last Time
The Rolling Stones
Studio Performance

OLD

Body Talk
Imagination
Studio Performance

6

Ghost Town
The Specials
Studio Performance

1

Stars On 45 Volume 2
Starsound
Danced to by Legs & Co.

4


Trivia

900th edition of Top of the Pops. Broadcast live from Studio 6, BBC Television Centre.


Credits

PresenterJimmy Savile
PresenterAlan Freeman
PresenterDavid Jacobs
PresenterPete Murray
Executive ProducerMichael Hurll
SoundKeith Gunn
SoundPeter Barville
DesignTony Burrough
ChoreographerFlick Colby

Showings

9th July 1981
19:20

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