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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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United Kingdom

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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 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


Into The Eighties 01

10/5/2017
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Into The Eighties with DJColzz featuring your shoutouts and requests. More music, less chat, including Odyssey, Tom Petty, Cutting Crew, Diana Ross, Pet Shop Boys, McCartney + Jackson. The hits you wanna hear time and again, and some you may have forgotten about. We also got some Cindy Lauper, Hall & Oates, Mental As Anything, Motley Crue, And plenty more eighties wonders to keep you entertained. You can download from iTunes search “DJColzz” stream here on on Tunein “Electric Thunder...

Duration: 02:00:00


UK Top 40 Singles Chart September 21 2017

9/18/2017
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There are brand new entries this week from Kelly Clarkson, Logic ZAYN ft Sia and Sam Smith. Find out where they all fit in this week’s chart. High climber this week from Avicii ft Rita Ora and a battle for the top that shakes things up a good bit. New tracks this week in a remix by Kygo is U2, Fall Out Boy and Lorde amongst others, flashback to 1990 and 2016, countdown the Top Ten Albums. Listen to some from the lower regions of the singles chart as well as the entire Top 20 Enjoy!

Duration: 02:00:00


UK Top 40 Singles Chart September 14 2017

9/11/2017
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Four new entries inside the forty this week, has Taylor Swift knocked herself off number one? She has a new one inside there. Jason Derulo and Maroon 5 among the other new entries. There’s new songs from Sam Smith, George Michael and U2. The album chart has new ones from Jake Bugg, and LCD Sound System to name a couple. Playing the Top 20 singles in full, some from below, the fight for number one goes on with Taylor possible dominating with two songs. Dua Lipa can reclaim that top spot...

Duration: 02:00:00


The Story Of The Doors

9/4/2017
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The Story Of The Doors is a long and varied one. One of legal battles, friendship / relationship / drug / ego and establishment battles. It’s about a lack of decency, conformity and dignity. But amongst it is the sheer timeless genius that lay ahead. The legacy that was left behind. We certainly know the troublesome life of its frontman Jim Morrison. How his ineffectual and abusive childhood dictated his tragic life. The story is in here, including the theories surrounding his death. As...

Duration: 02:29:57


UK Top 40 Official Singles Chart September 7 2017

9/4/2017
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The albums sees the welcome return of some of the great modern rocksters War On Drugs, PVRIS and Queen Of The Stone Age all in there and the new Fifth Harmony (Or as they’re now called Fifth minus the good one) breaks the Top Ten too. Shane Filan, och aye, a bit of Shane! No I am not playing him. That’s just wrong on so many levels. Taylor Swift undeniably has the power as she breaks right up in there way on high, but has she stolen the Top Spot in the Singles Chart??? She has to dethrone...

Duration: 02:10:00


UK Top 40 Official Top 40 August 31 2017 Chart

8/31/2017
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Got brand new tracks from DNCE and Taylor Swift (the old one is now dead apparently) and the entire Top 20 singles, Top 10 albums and a couple of UK number one flashbacks for your delight. See how good I am to you? Justin has yet another collaboration (Which sounds a bit like every other) vying for number one, can he dethrone Dua Lipa after just one week? Is it girl power all the way? There’s the chance of Calvin, Pharrell, Sean and Katy reclaiming number one too. New entries include...

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


Cheesy 80s Songs You Love ep010

6/14/2017
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A delve back to the eighties for some spectacular songs that will fill your memory banks. We have some Alexander O’ Neal, Blancmange, Neil Diamond, The Ramones, Sabrina is in there with her summer classic “Boys (Summertime Love)" plus there’s some Shakin’ Stevens and Kylie Minogue (It keeps some of us happy) We will be playing your eight from the eighties this week and some great choices therein. Christopher Cross, Kim Carnes and Styx just to name some in that line up. If you are from...

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


Cheesy 80s Songs You Love ep009

5/16/2017
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So here are some more of your favourite hits of the decade. There is some true greats in there, like “Back On The Chain Gang” by The Pretenders, “Some Like It Hot” by Power Station, “Just A Feelin’” by Bad Manners. Lionel Richie, The Undertones, Roman Holiday and more. A few that may have escaped your notice but are typically eighties from Pointer Sisters, Robert Palmer, Jeffrey Osborne and Squeeze. We play your eight of the eighties and a bit of banter in there too, just because I can....

Duration: 02:00:00


Cheesy 80s Songs You Love ep008

5/11/2017
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Some more of the cheesy eighties for your delight. A selection of some of the big hits, some you may have forgotten and perhaps one or two that may have slipped your notice at the time, but will equally love. There are some classics from The Specials, The Associates, Black, Evelyn Champagne King, Great songs like "Woman" John Lennon, "Just Be Good To Me" S.O.S Band, "Come Back And Stay" Paul Young, "Abracadabra" Steve Miller Band and lots more. Also the new feature of 8fromthe80s, where...

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...

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...

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

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