Electric Thunder Radio-logo

Electric Thunder Radio

Podcasts >

Electric Thunder Radio brings a multitude of retro chart shows from both sides of the Atlantic, as well as specialist artist charts. Plus lots more. Free downloads.

Electric Thunder Radio brings a multitude of retro chart shows from both sides of the Atlantic, as well as specialist artist charts. Plus lots more. Free downloads.
More Information

Location:

United Kingdom

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

Electric Thunder Radio brings a multitude of retro chart shows from both sides of the Atlantic, as well as specialist artist charts. Plus lots more. Free downloads.

Language:

English


Episodes

UK Top 40 Singles February 14 2019

2/15/2019
More
The current chart has new entries from Fredo, Billie Eilish and 21 Savage. Re-entries from Lewis Capaldi and Bastille, the album chart has new Claire Richards, The Specials and Ian Brown to mention a few. New releases from Icona Pop, Katy Perry and Bebe Rexa. There’s the entire Top 20 and a few climbers, movers and shakers at the bottom end of the chart. We take a flashback to the nineties. Enjoy!

Duration:02:00:00

Forgotten Sounds Of The 80s ep004

2/13/2019
More
These are the some what lost sounds of the 80s. Ones you haven’t heard for a long while, or some you’d missed or simply forgot existed. Big bands fit the show, like The Police, Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet. Some great R&B classics from Isley brothers, Billy Griffin, Elbow Bones And The Racketeers. Bands you may never have heard of Savage Progress, Cock Robin, The Blue Nile, bet you love their sound though. It’s all in the mix as we do a two hour of extravaganza of forgotten eighties...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 Singles December 16 1978

2/11/2019
More
So if you like your Billy Joel, and your Blondie and a bit of ELO, with some Rod Stewart thrown in for good measure; then this is the place for you. Get a rockin’ with a bit of Racey, Showaddywaddy and Elton John. Then mellow out with some Heatwave, Bee Gees and Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond. A peak into the top 10 albums has some classics there to. Entire Top 20 Singles; the new ones plus climbers from the bottom to the top. It’s all in a week’s worth of 1978. Enjoy!

Duration:02:00:00

Cheesy 80s Songs You Love ep007

2/9/2019
More
A whole world of 80s joy to liven up your day. Music comes from Roxy Music, Thin Lizzy, Loose Ends, Kate Bush, Was (Not Was), Haircut 100 and lots more besides. Like one of the last works of the legend Marvin Gaye. Some classic songs ‘Jack and Diane’, ‘Killer On The Loose’, ‘The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum’, ‘Juicy Fruit’, ‘Every Breath You Take’, ‘Girls Just Want To Have Fun’ and ‘Kayleigh’. Memories R Us here at Electric Thunder Radio Enjoy!

Duration:01:59:59

UK Top 40 February 7 2019

2/5/2019
More
So Ariana shot straight in at the top last week, she may hold on, or did Sam and Normani find their way to No1 or even J Cole straight in there with “Middle Child”. Still on the climb is “Giant” from Calvin Harris and Rag’n’Bone Man. We also have the new Dua Lipa song making an entrance this week. As always a dab into the album chart, with some Bring Me The Horizon and Backstreet Boys shooting right in there. New songs from Galantis, Alma and X Ambassadors with a great classic from...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 Singles January 31 2019

1/30/2019
More
The UK Top 40 this week consists of Ava Max looking to fend off Ariana Grande and Sam Smith ft Normani for the top spot. There’s big hits coming from Calvin Harris & Rag’n’Bone Man with “Giant”, Post Malone goes all “Wow” or even like a “Sunflower” on us, and Russ MSplash shows us how to do the fav drill scene dance “Gun Lean”. There’s more hits from Miley & Mark Ronson, Chris Brown, Anne-Marie and more. The entire top 20 singles are played for your listening pleasure, as well as a few from...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 March 29 1980

1/29/2019
More
We go back to when Spring was in the air in March 1980, which was lovely, unless of course you were J.R. Ewing cos someone shot the poor bloke. Still music was great, UB40, The Police, Blondie, Secret Affair, The Jam, The Vapors, and B.A. Robertson (well OK maybe him not so much). We play the entire top 20 singles; a few from the bottom, and a delve into the album chart of the week. Classic songs on-board “Games Without Frontiers”, “My World”, “Geno”, “Hands Off…She’s Mine”, “Echo Beach”,...

Duration:01:59:59

Through The Music - The Jam

1/25/2019
More
The Jam were as important a cultural band to any respectable British youngster, as you can find from the early eighties. Their auspicious messages of despair and anti-establishment brought some comfort to the anger that was around at the time. Their music ignited a flame for a passion of change needed to give the youth population belief of a better future. Paul Weller is the frontman and main songwriter, Rick Buckler and Bruce Foxton are at the forefront of any topical issues, their songs...

Duration:02:00:01

Tunes That Never Get Old ep004

1/22/2019
More
The Tunes That Never Get Old are many, including some in these two lovely hours from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jon Secada, Blondie, Simple Minds, Smokey Robinson, Richard Harris, Paul McCartney and Wings. Two hours reaching across the decades with the ultimate mix in great music. Classic songs to enjoy “Stairway To Heaven”, “She Makes My Day”, “I’m So Excited”, “Epic” and “Wishing Well” from Free. These are the songs that bring back the memories or the ones you heard on the radio and found...

Duration:02:00:00

Billboard Hot 100 July 25 1992

1/21/2019
More
The top 40 of the day. In this chart, Sir Mix-A-Lot was hogging the top spot, with Madonna chasing. Great tracks like ‘Under The Bridge’ (RHCP) ‘Baby-Baby-Baby’ (TLC) ‘Life Is A Highway’ (Tom Cochrane) and ‘Tennessee’ (Arrested Development) help front this one. Others include Jodeci, Richard Marx and some En-Vogue. We will look at the Hot 200 with hit albums from the ‘Boomerang’ soundtrack, Def Leppard and more. Elton John, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Rozalla, Kriss Kross, Jon Secada and The...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 Singles October 8 1983

3/23/2018
More
Back to the tail end of the summer of 1983. Paul Young was big, David Bowie was having a resurgence in the era, and Big Country, Howard Jones and Tracey Ullman were new kids on the block. We dig in to the Top 10 albums with Heaven 17, Wham and Kiss! In the singles chart the entire Top 20 as always with Bowie, UB40 and Culture Club in contention for the Top Spot. There's a bit of Lionel Richie, New Order, David Essex, The Alarm, George Benson and Depeche Mode.

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 September 19 1981

1/18/2018
More
This week we visit September 1981, when Adam Ant was the hottest property about, The Stones could still pull off a top 10 hit and the decade of novelty hits like The Tweets and the hit mixes like Enigma, Stars on 45 and The Hollies with their revival hit mix. Hits a-plenty from Soft Cell, ELO, Ultravox, Hi-Gloss, Linx, Genesis, Human League and more, album new entries from Shaky and Ultravox and a number one classic album there. All the Top 20 hits and some from the bottom half, plus a...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 Singles Chart February 6 1982

10/15/2017
More
So there are Top 5 hits from Meat Loaf (which is rare back then), The Stranglers and Shaky hit the top spot with ‘Oh Julie’. In the album chart, Meat Loaf, OMD and Barbra Streisand (you love a bit of BS don’t lie). Soft Cell, Altered Images, Christopher Cross, AC~DC, Dollar, Shakatak, Bucks Fizz, XTC and Kraftwerk are all on the playlist. Some extreme rockin’ from Gillan also counts, and many hits that bring you right back to 1982. Enjoy!

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 Singles Chart July 8 1989

10/14/2017
More
It is 1989, those without work hit a new low in the UK. Britain’s dock workers go on strike. Madonna causes outrage at the MTV Awards and The Monkees reunite and are then given a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. There’s music in the album charts from Tom Petty and Transvision Vamp. The singles chart sees Norman Cook and Members of Beautiful South breakaway from The Housemartins. Bette Midler goes ‘flying’ into the Top 30. New entries from De La Soul, Pet Shop boys and Kirsty MacColl. At...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 Singles December 8 1979

7/26/2017
More
Back to 1979 now, The Pretenders future number one is debuting on the UK chart in this week.Top 20 hits from Sugarhill Gang, The Jam, Blondie, and Boomtown Rats. In the Top 10 expect Madness, Dr Hook, Pink Floyd and Donna Summer.. We take a look at the Top 10 Album Chart as well as play the entire Top 20. Expect Michael Jackson, UK Subs, Paul McCartney and a few more juicy ones from back in the day. A lot to look forward to and reminisce about in this one. Enjoy!

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 Singles Chart July 23 1983

6/2/2017
More
The Creatures, Thompson Twins, Al Jarreau, Shakin’ Stevens, KC And The Sunshine Band are among those holding up the bottom half of this chart, where ten new entries make their way into the chart. A completely important one it is too, debuts from Paul Young, The Funkmasters And Gary Byrd, Jimmy The Hoover plus The Lotuseaters. Brilliant! The album chart enjoy MJ, Yazoo and Wham! vying for supremacy, couple of cracking tracks to play in there. There are higher hits from Rod Stewart, Tom...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Singles Chart June 2 1984

4/1/2017
More
I am taking you back 33 years, yes that’s how old you are, to 1984. Style Council, Howard Jones, The Smiths. Some lost in the wilderness bands like Break Machine or Bronski Beat yes the eighties were cheesier than a double whopper with extra cheese, and that’s a lot of cheese, not really good for you know, you really gotta cut that shit out and eat some more healthy shit. Anyway, the music Wham! Check, Duran Duran, Check, Status Quo Check, Gene Vincent Check, … wait a minute… Gene Vincent?...

Duration:02:00:00

Tunes That Never Get Old ep003

3/10/2017
More
The Tunes That Never Get Old. Unlike the rest of us. These are the classics that stand the test of time, even some as recent as 2016. There’s a mix of pop. Rock, dance, R&B and a smidgen of reggae for the connoisseur. A bit of everything to keep anyone who loves music happy. Get yourself involved as we spawn seven decades of music to bring you the very best dating back to “Bobby Vee” right up to date with Justin Timberlake, Iggy Azalea, Walk The Moon, John Legend and more. Back to the...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Top 40 May 29 1982

12/12/2016
More
So there’s ABC, Patrice Rushen, Adam Ant, Duran Duran, Blondie and Soft Cell, all on the way. Two hours of great music. Where we play the entire top 20 singles, look at the albums and take you through the best era of music. Also included is, Genesis, Kid Creole, Depeche Mode, Joan Jett and more. Classic songs from the era include “I Love Rock And Roll”, “Hungry Like The Wolf”, “House Of Fun”, “The Number Of The Beast”, “The Look Of Love”, “Forget Me Nots” and many more. All in all a great...

Duration:02:00:00

*Classic* - Billboard Hot 100 February 20 1982

8/13/2016
More
Way back in time we go to February 1982. When peeps like Barry Manilow, Sheena Easton And Olivia Newton John was taking up chart positions. Now those days are gone. I suppose we should be thankful for that at least. But Olivia’s “Physical” was a cracker and features in this chart. Expect some Hall & Oates, Kenny Rogers, Stevie Wonder, Quarterflash, Joan Jett + Diana Ross. I will take a look at the top Pop Albums of the time, playing the entire top 20 singles, along with a few from the...

Duration:01:30:41