FT – Comments

Aug 18

Popular ’86 (91 comments) TOTP 13/02/1985- Steve Wright and Gary Davies. Gary in another outsized jacket - it must have been the fashion.… speedwell54
BENNY HILL – “Ernie, The Fastest Milkman In The West” (52 comments) @49: A test that Spitting Image failed with “I’ve Never Met a Nice South African”, which was markedly more amusing… Paulito
The Friday Fun Canon Discussion And Monster Poll (233 comments) My brand-new work: http://stefanie.blogs.telrock.org morganws2

Aug 18

The Freaky Trigger Movie Poll 2017: #10 – #1 (15 comments) Finally seen 20th Century Women, which I would have definitely voted for. Mark M
THE NEW SEEKERS – “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing” (49 comments) Uh, Lonepilgrim’s comment at 48 should come with a massive SPOILER ALERT. I know the episode went out several… Mark M

Aug 18

BAND AID – “Do They Know It’s Christmas” (116 comments) I know I’m late to this; but I wanted to add that I was the child of an American Airman… Kahless

Aug 18

ROD STEWART – “Maggie May” (28 comments) As a swotty kid at the time this was a hit Rod Stewart - and the Faces - reminded me… lonepilgrim

Aug 18

THE TAMS – “Hey Girl, Don’t Bother Me” (26 comments) I also was struck by that TOTP performance, particularly the bloke in the middle of the trio, who seemed to… Mark G

Aug 18

TIGHT FIT – “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” (65 comments) Denise may have been Mrs Pete Waterman at the time, as she was from 1991 to 2003, though she's no… Lazarus
DIANA ROSS – “I’m Still Waiting” (37 comments) I've always liked Diana Ross' voice, possibly because it doesn't conform to the standard 'soul' template. There are precedents or… lonepilgrim
Is The Anti-Life Equation A Proper Equation? (6 comments) “Anti-Life = (loneliness + alienation + fear + despair + (((self-worth ÷ mockery) ÷ condemnation) ÷ misunderstanding)) x guilt x… Pierce

Aug 18

BLONDIE – “Atomic” (77 comments) @76 - I've since dug around trying to find a reference, and there really isn't one - it does seem… 23 Daves

Aug 18

DAVE EDMUNDS – “I Hear You Knocking” (33 comments) One of the handful of songs the oldies station used to play that would cause me to change the station.… chrisew71

Aug 18

T REX – “Get It On” (21 comments) What might be easily be a stodgy chug is redeemed by Marc's carefree vocals and lyrics and Tony Visconti's subtle… lonepilgrim
MIDDLE OF THE ROAD – “Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep” (63 comments) I liked this as a kid at the time as it was tailor made for playground chants and reminiscent of… lonepilgrim
Going Back To My Routes: Kanto (37 comments) nice article keep posting karthik

Aug 18

Popular ’85 (116 comments) Back to 114 Speedwell! You make two hilarious points. Well, I laughed. Re: Sun City.… hardtogethits

Jul 18

YOU SAD BASTARD! – Carter Reconsidered (77 comments) Yeah the author of this article is a bit confused. I dont think Jim and fruity were trying to be… Simo

Jul 18

DAVE AND ANSEL COLLINS – “Double Barrel” (53 comments) MOJO mag just did a piece on this, they have Dave as "Dave Collins" throughout. Mark G
TONY ORLANDO AND DAWN – “Knock Three Times” (34 comments) I have to say that I kinda liked this as a kid - the corny narrative and strong melody made… lonepilgrim