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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.
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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.

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English


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UK Top 40 Singles October 8 1983

3/23/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

UK Official Top 40 Singles March 4 1989

7/10/2016
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Ah, yes back to the days when they killed off ole Den Watts in Eastenders [well, the first time anyway]. And everything else happening around the UK is too depressing to even contemplate telling you. SO onto the happier climate of the music. March the 4th 1989 Michael Jackson was at battle with Simple Minds of all creatures for the top spot. Paula Abdul has her first UK top 40 hit, as do Texas and Sam Brown among some others. There’s new entries from The Reynolds girls attacking the oldies...

Duration:01:59:59

Uk Top 40 Singles Chart Nov 19 1983

6/8/2016
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England fail to qualify for Euro ’84 despite beating Luxembourg 4-0 in the final qualifying game. Damn you Denmark for winning yours, eh? It is 1983 where protesters were out due to US missiles being harboured on our shores. Damn yanks, eh? Billy Joel was in the midst of a five week run with “Uptown Girl” on the chart. Remember those days? There’s a lot going on Lionel Richie with his classic “All Night Long (All Night), Style Council shot right in, as did Michael Jackson, The Smiths, Yes...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Official Top 40 September 3 1988

3/31/2016
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Step back in time with me to September 1988. Lighting up the chart are Yazz, Julio & Stevie, Phil Collins and Brother Beyond (don’t ask me why and shit), but they are there. More famous for Soft Cell in the eighties, Marc Almond is out on his own. Old favourites The Commodores are back. The Hollies and Bill Medley also make a welcome return with two different versions of the same song. Whoa! Trippy! There is some Metallica, Robbie Robertson, Fairground Attraction, UB40 and The Proclaimers...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Official Top 40 June 27 1981

3/22/2016
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”Hello again, my friend”. Ah Neil Diamond from the Jazz Singer can’t beat it. No there’s no Neil Diamond in this chart so deal with it. Today it is back to 1981. We take a venture through the official chart and the week slap bang in the middle of summer. Kirsty MacColl and Bruce Springsteen debut on the top 40. There is some Adam Ant, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, The Specials, Bob Marley, Tom Tom Club, Phil Collins, Ultravox, Shakin’ Stevens, Rainbow and many more. I got so damn...

Duration:01:30:19

Tunes That Never Get Old ep002

11/4/2015
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It’s a bundle of fun for everyone. Modern day memories just been created with today’s great music or if you are a bit like me and live in decades past then this is also the show for you. We take a delve into some of those songs that are in danger of never going away, and we love it. Tunes That Never Get Old takes you way back to the time of your life when a certain song just pops out and makes you smile. Whether it’s the 70s, 80s, 90s or beyond then enjoy the music and the memories either...

Duration:02:00:00

Sensational Sounds Of The 70s ep003

10/27/2015
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The seventies was ruled by the disco scene, but also matured the heavy metal scene, giving rise to other genres of rock.. Here we experience a wide variety of styles and huge artists of the day in these sensational sounds of the 70s

Duration:01:30:32

Forgotten Sounds Of The 80s ep001

7/19/2015
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A brand new season of Forgotten Sounds Of The 80s kicks off in glorifying fashion. There’s a dive into some album tracks of the era, some long forgotten hits (obviously!) and some that just spark a wee memory here or there. Whatever you were doing in the eighties there are always some tracks you let slip from your mind. You might just find one or two of those here. There is Big Country, The Jam as well as Style Council, and Yazoo (AKA Yaz) for a start off; courteously helped along by The...

Duration:01:59:59

Tunes That Never Get Old ep001

6/22/2015
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A trip through the decades, with the music of the generations that count. Here we delve into the vault to bring those tunes you like to hear over and over. Why not email your song for future episodes. You can get so many great hits that go back in time to the youth of yesteryear and then bring you up to date with some of the latest songs and future Tunes That Never Get Old. Email DJColzz with dedications, and requests on electricthunderproductions@gmail.com

Duration:01:30:16

Non-Stop Nineties ep003

5/10/2015
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Back to the 90s we go! Oh, you got that from the title? It’s all good! Ricky C joins me for a browse through some good old fashioned tunes across the genres. One minute you’re listening to Primal Scream, the next it’s the Spice Girls, from Queen to Kadoc, Love Inc to Chaka Demus And Pliers, From Ini Kamoze to C&C Music Factory. How about some classic song titles ‘Son Of A Gun’, ‘I Think I Love You’, ‘In The Closet’ and ‘Come Baby Come’. We’re going back to the decade where everyone began to...

Duration:02:00:00

UK Official Top 40 February 4 1984

4/20/2015
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The FTSE 100 Index starts. The Government Communications HQ bans workers from belonging to any Union. Six people are killed as a hurricane batters the UK. “Broadway Danny Rose” and “Footloose” are hitting cinema screens. Whilst The Smiths will release their debut album. Nik Kershaw makes his Top 40 debut, Madonna also makes the chart and climbing with her first hit single. There’s more from Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Thomas Dolby, Thompson Twins, Duran Duran, Queen, Shaky And Bonnie,...

Duration:01:30:16