top of the pops 1981 episode guide
 

 

    

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01 01 1981
STATUS QUO – What You’re Proposing
OTTAWAN – D.I.S.C.O.
MADNESS – Baggy Trousers
THE JAM – Going Underground
BILLY PRESTON & SYREETA – With You I’m Born Again
THE DETROIT SPINNERS – Working My Way Back To You – Forgive Me Girl
UB40 – Food For Thought
KELLY MARIE – Feels Like I’m In Love
HOT CHOCOLATE – No Doubt About It
THE BOOMTOWN RATS – Banana Republic
STEVIE WONDER – Masterblaster
ABBA – The Winner Takes It All
THE PRETENDERS – Brass In Pocket

08 01 1981
Racey – “Runaround Sue”
Adam & The Ants – “Antmusic”
The Look – “I Am The Beat”
Barry Manilow – “Lonely Together”
The Beat – “Too Nice To Talk To”
Sad Café – “I’m In Love Again”
Matchbox – “Over The Rainbow/You Belong To Me”
Chas & Dave – “Rabbit”
The Specials – “Do Nothing”
The Nolans – “Who’s Gonna Rock You?”
Bad Manners – “Lorraine”
John Lennon – “Imagine”
Queen – “Flash”

15 01 1981
Susan Fassbender – “Twilight Café”
Gary Numan – “This Wreckage”
Light Of The World – “I Shot The Sheriff”
Dire Straits – “Romeo & Juliet”
Stevie Wonder – “I Ain’t Gonna Stand For It”
Phil Collins – “In The Air Tonight”
UFO – “Lonely Heart” 
Mac Davis – “It’s Hard To Be Humble”
Ultravox – “Vienna”
Queen – “Flash”
John Lennon – “Imagine”
Yarbrough & Peoples – “Don’t Stop The Music”

22 01 1981
The Look – “I Am The Beat”
Blondie – “Rapture”
Spandau Ballet – “The Freeze”
Racey – “Runaround Sue”
XTC – “Sgt Rock (Is Going To Help Me)”
Visage – “Fade To Grey”
Yarbrough & Peoples – “Don’t Stop The Music”
Adam & The Ants – “Antmusic”
Honey Bane – “Turn Me On, Turn Me Off”
Bad Manners – “Lorraine”
John Lennon – “Imagine”
The Gap Band – “Burn Rubber On Me”

29 01 1981
Slade – “We’ll Bring The House Down”
John Lennon – “Woman”
The Stranglers – “Thrown Away”
Madness – “The Return Of The Los Palmas 7”
Sheila Hylton – “The Bed’s Too Big Without You”
Ultravox – “Vienna”
The Gap Band – “Burn Rubber On Me”
Diana Ross – “It’s My Turn”
Phil Collins – “In The Air Tonight”
Susan Fassbender – “Twilight Café”
John Lennon – “Imagine”
Heatwave – “Gangsters Of The Groove”

05 02 1981
Stray Cats – “Rock This Town”
Blondie – “Rapture”
Spandau Ballet – “The Freeze”
Fred Wedlock – “The Oldest Swinger In Town”
Rainbow – “I Surrender”
Dire Straits – “Romeo & Juliet”
XTC – “Sgt Rock (Is Going To Help Me)”
Cliff Richard – “A Little In Love”
The Passions – “I’m In Love With A German Film Star”
Joe Dolce Music Theatre – “Shaddap You Face”
John Lennon – “Woman”

12 02 1981
Pretenders – “Message Of Love”
Ultravox – “Vienna”
Barbara Jones – “Just When I Needed You Most”
Coast To Coast – “(Do) The Hucklebuck”
Gillan – “Mutually Assured Destruction”
George Benson – “What’s On Your Mind”
Freeez – “Southern Freeez”
Slade – “We’ll Bring The House Down”
Beggar & Co – “(Somebody) Help Me Out”
Kelly Marie – “Hot Love”
John Lennon – “Woman”

18 02 1981
The Teardrop Explodes – “Reward”
Rainbow – “I Surrender”
Fred Wedlock – “The Oldest Swinger In Town”
Headgirl (Motorhead & Girlschool) – “Please Don’t Touch”
Toyah – “It’s A Mystery”
Stray Cats – “Rock This Town”
Talking Heads – “Once In A Lifetime”
Visage – “Fade To Grey”
Adam & The Ants – “Kings Of The Wild Frontier”
Joe Dolce Music Theatre – “Shaddap You Face”
Madness – “The Return Of The Los Palmas 7”

26 02 1981
Status Quo – “Something ‘Bout You Baby I Like”
Roxy Music – “Jealous Guy”
Beggar & Co – “(Somebody) Help Me Out”
Kim Wilde – “Kids In America”
The Passions – “I’m In Love With A German Film Star”
Madness – “The Return Of The Los Palmas 7”
Kelly Marie – “Hot Love”
Coast To Coast – “(Do) The Hucklebuck”
Ultravox – “Vienna”
Freeez – “Southern Freeez”
Kiki Dee – “Star”
Joe Dolce Music Theatre – “Shaddap You Face”

05 03 1981
Duran Duran – “Planet Earth”
Talking Heads – “Once In A Lifetime”
Adam & The Ants – “Kings Of The Wild Frontier”
Toyah – “It’s A Mystery”
Shakin’ Stevens – “This Ole House”
Headgirl (Motorhead & Girlschool) – “Please Don’t Touch”
Phil Collins – “I Missed Again”
Kool & The Gang – “Jones Vs Jones”
The Teardrop Explodes – “Reward”
The Who – “You Better You Bet”
Joe Dolce Music Theatre – “Shaddap You Face”

12 03 1981
The Teardrop Explodes – “Reward”
Kim Wilde – “Kids In America”
Linx – “Intuition”
Kelly Marie – “Hot Love”
Freeez – “Southern Freeez”
Status Quo – “Something ‘Bout You Baby I Like”
Beggar & Co – “(Somebody) Help Me Out”
Landscape – “Einstein A Go-Go”
Talking Heads – “Once In A Lifetime”
Sharon Redd – “Can You Handle It?”
Kiki Dee – “Star”
Coast To Coast – “(Do) The Hucklebuck”
Roxy Music – “Jealous Guy”

19 03 1981
The Jacksons – “Can You Feel It?”
Sharon Redd – “Can You Handle It?”
Shakin’ Stevens – “This Ole House”
Dave Stewart & Colin Blunstone – “What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted?”
The Who – “You Better You Bet”
Stevie Wonder – “Lately”
Phil Collins – “I Missed Again”
Bucks Fizz – “Making Your Mind Up”
Visage – “Mind Of A Toy”
Duran Duran – “Planet Earth”
Toyah – “It’s A Mystery”
Roxy Music – “Jealous Guy”

26 03 1981
Polecats – “John I’m Only Dancing”
Kim Wilde – “Kids In America”
Graham Bonnet – “Night Games”
Hazel O’Connor – “D-Days”
Tony Capstick – “Capstick Comes Home”
Gillan – “New Orleans”
Lene Lovich – “New Toy”
Linx – “Intuition”
Bad Manners – “Just A Feeling”
The Whispers – “It’s A Love Thing”
Landscape – “Einstein A Go-Go”
Shakin’ Stevens – “This Ole House”
Bucks Fizz - "Making Your Mind Up"

02 04 1981
Stiff Little Fingers – “Just Fade Away”
Dave Stewart & Colin Blunstone – “What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted?”
Light Of The World – “Time”
Liquid Gold – “Don’t Panic”
Stevie Wonder – “Lately”
The Jacksons – “Can You Feel It?”
Children Of Tansley School – “My Mum Is One In A Million”
Sugar Minott – “Good Thing Going (We’ve Got A Good Thing Going)”
Lena Zavaroni – “Roses & Rainbows”
Spandau Ballet – “Musclebound”
Bucks Fizz – “Making Your Mind Up”
Shakin’ Stevens – “This Ole House”
The Nolans – “Attention To Me”

09 04 1981
Linx – “Intuition”
Bucks Fizz – “Making Your Mind Up”
Saxon – “And The Bands Played On”
Keith Marshall – “Only Crying”
David Bowie – “Up The Hill Backwards”
Graham Bonnet – “Night Games”
Public Image Ltd – “Flowers Of Romance”
Eddy Grant – “Can’t Get Enough Of You”
Gillan – “New Orleans”
The Whispers – “It’s A Love Thing”
Hazel O’Connor – “D-Days”
Shakin’ Stevens – “This Ole House”

16 04 1981
The Jacksons – “Can You Feel It?”
Bad Manners – “Just A Feeling”
Spandau Ballet – “Musclebound”
Girlschool – “Hit & Run”
Sugar Minott – “Good Thing Going (We’ve Got A Good Thing Going)”
Department S – “Is Vic There?”
The Beat – “Drowning”
Whitesnake – “Don’t Break My Heart Again”
UK Subs – “Keep On Running (Till You Burn)”
Ennio Morricone – “Chi Mai”
The Cure – “Primary”
The Nolans – “Attention To Me”
Bucks Fizz – “Making Your Mind Up”
The Jacksons – “Can You Feel It?”

23 04 1981
Level 42 – “Love Games”
Matchbox – “Babes In The Wood”
Eddy Grant – “Can’t Get Enough Of You”
Roger Taylor – “Future Management”
Gillan – “New Orleans”
Barry Manilow – “Bermuda Triangle”
Saxon – “And The Bands Played On”
Keith Marshall – “Only Crying”
Freeez – “Flying High”
Bucks Fizz – “Making Your Mind Up”
Starsound – “Stars On 45”

30 04 1981
Thin Lizzy – “Are You Ready?”
Madness – “Grey Day”
The Beat – “All Out To Get You”
Sheena Easton – “When He Shines”
Department S – “Is Vic There?”
Ennio Morricone – “Chi Mai”
Spandau Ballet – “Musclebound”
Quincy Jones – “Ai No Corrida”
The Teardrop Explodes – “Treason (It’s Just A Story)”
Tenpole Tudor – “Swords Of A Thousand Men”
The Human League – “The Sound Of The Crowd”
Bucks Fizz – “Making Your Mind Up”

07 05 1981
Kim Wilde – “Chequered Love”
Stray Cats – “Stray Cat Strut”
Shakin’ Stevens – “You Drive Me Crazy”
Keith Marshall – “Only Crying”
Chas & Dave – “Ossie’s Dream”
Eddy Grant – “Can’t Get Enough Of You”
Starsound – “Stars On 45”
REO Speedwagon – “Keep On Loving You”
The Nolans – “Attention To Me”
The Undertones – “It’s Going To Happen”
Adam & The Ants – “Stand & Deliver”

14 05 1981
Thin Lizzy – “Are You Ready?”
Sheena Easton – “When He Shines”
Department S – “Is Vic There?”
Kim Carnes – “Bette Davies Eyes”
Tenpole Tudor – “Swords Of A Thousand Men”
Adam & The Ants – “Stand & Deliver”

21 05 1981
The Undertones – “It’s Going To Happen”
Shakin’ Stevens – “You Drive Me Crazy”
Smokey Robinson – “Being With You”
Toyah – “I Want To Be Free”
Squad/Chas & Dave – “Ossie’s Dream”
The Teardrop Explodes – “Treason”
Stray Cats – “Stray Cat Strut”
The Human League – “The Sound Of The Crowd” 
Kim Wilde – “Chequered Love”
The Beat – “All Out To Get You”
Duran Duran – “Careless Memories”
Adam & The Ants – “Stand & Deliver”
Quincy Jones - "Ai No Corrida"

28 05 1981
Polecats – “Rockabilly Guy” 
Champaign – “How ‘Bout Us”
UB40 – “Don’t Let It Pass You By”
Tenpole Tudor – “Swords Of A Thousand Men”
Vangelis – “Chariots Of Fire”
Enigma – “Ain’t No Stopping”
Hazel O’Connor – “Will You?”
Coast To Coast – “Let’s Jump The Broomstick”
Kim Carnes – “Bette Davies Eyes”
Adam & The Ants – “Stand & Deliver”
George Harrison - "All Those Years Ago"

04 06 1981
Siouxsie & The Banshees – “Spellbound”
Shakin’ Stevens – “You Drive Me Crazy”
Kate Robbins & Beyond – “More Than In Love”
Squeeze – “Is That Love?”
Imagination – “Body Talk”
The Jam – “Funeral Pyre”
Michael Jackson – “One Day In Your Life”
Toyah – “I Want To Be Free”
Phil Collins – “If Leaving Me Is Easy”
Adam & The Ants – “Stand & Deliver”
Odyssey – “Going Back To My Roots”

11 06 1981
Bucks Fizz – “Piece Of The Action”
Hazel O’Connor – “Will You?”
Landscape – “Norman Bates”
Elaine Paige – “Memory”
Coast To Coast – “Let’s Jump The Broomstick”
Ultravox – “All Stood Still”
Randy Crawford – “You Might Need Somebody”
Enigma – “Ain’t No Stopping”
Smokey Robinson – “Being With You”

18 06 1981
Linx – “Throw Away The Key”
Phil Collins – “If Leaving Me Is Easy”
Odyssey – “Going Back To My Roots”
Kool & The Gang – “Take It To The Top”
Champaign – “How ‘Bout Us”
Siouxsie & The Banshees – “Spellbound”
The Specials – “Ghost Town”
Imagination – “Body Talk”
Smokey Robinson – “Being With You”

25 06 1981
Gillan – “No Laughing In Heaven”
Elaine Paige – “Memory”
Kirsty MacColl – “There’s A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He’s Elvis”
The Evasions – “Wikka Wrap”
Randy Crawford – “You Might Need Somebody”
Depeche Mode – “New Life”
Michael Jackson – “One Day In Your Life”

02 07 1981
Bad Manners – “Can Can”
Third World – “Dancing On The Floor (Hooked On Love)”
The Specials – “Ghost Town”
Quincy Jones – “Razzamatazz”
Barry Biggs – “Wide Awake In A Dream”
Linx – “Throw Away The Key”
Rainbow – “Can’t Happen Here”
Michael Jackson – “One Day In Your Life”

09 07 1981
Kirsty MacColl – “There’s A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He’s Elvis”
The Supremes – “Baby Love”
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas – “Little Children”
The Dave Clark Five – “Bits & Pieces”
The Beatles – “I Want To Hold Your Hand” / “Twist & Shout”
Randy Crawford – “You Might Need Somebody”
M – “Pop Musik”
Tom Tom Club – “Wordy Rappinghood”
Bob Marley & The Wailers – “No Woman No Cry”
Motorhead – “Motorhead Live”
The Rolling Stones – “The Last Time”
Imagination – “Body Talk”
The Specials – “Ghost Town”
Starsound – “Stars On 45 Volume 2”

16 07 1981
Saxon – “Never Surrender”
Third World – “Dancing On The Floor ”
Depeche Mode – “New Life”
The Jacksons – “Walk Right Now”
Dexys Midnight Runners – “Show Me”
Kate Bush – “Sat In Your Lap”
Bad Manners – “Can Can”
Spandau Ballet – “Chant No.1”
The Specials – “Ghost Town”

23 07 1981
The Vapors – “Jimmie Jones”
Sheena Easton – “For Your Eyes Only”
Shakin’ Stevens – “Green Door”
REO Speedwagon – “Take It On The Run”
Abba – “Lay All Your Love On Me”
Tight Fit – “Back To The ‘60s”
Visage – “Visage”
Gidea Park – “Beach Boy Gold”
The Specials – “Ghost Town”
Starsound – “Stars On 45 Volume 2”

30 07 1981
Duran Duran – “Girls On Film”
Kim Wilde – “Water On Glass”
Depeche Mode – “New Life”
Bill Wyman – “(Si Si) Je Suis Un Rock Star”
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – “Hooked On Classics”
The Undertones – “Julie Ocean”
Stevie Wonder – “Happy Birthday”
Spandau Ballet – “Chant No.1 ”
Shakin’ Stevens – “Green Door”

06 08 1981
Dexys Midnight Runners – “Show Me”
Sheena Easton – “For Your Eyes Only”
Tenpole Tudor – “Wunderbar”
Lobo – “The Caribbean Disco Show”
The Human League – “Love Action (I Believe In Love)”
REO Speedwagon – “Take It On The Run”
Gidea Park – “Beach Boy Gold”
Tight Fit – “Back To The ‘60s”
Shakin’ Stevens – “Green Door”
Visage – “Visage”

13 08 1981
Duran Duran – “Girls On Film”
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – “Hooked On Classics”
Soft Cell – “Tainted Love”
Kim Wilde – “Water On Glass”
Bill Wyman – “(Si Si) Je Suis Un Rock Star”
Startrax – “Startrax Club Disco”
Aneka – “Japanese Boy”
ELO – “Hold On Tight”
Shakin’ Stevens – “Green Door”
UB40 – “One In Ten”

20 08 1981
Enigma – “I Love Music”
The Human League – “Love Action (I Believe In Love)”
U2 – “Fire”
Siouxsie & The Banshees – “Arabian Knights”
UB40 – “One In Ten”
Randy Crawford – “Rainy Night In Georgia”
Tenpole Tudor – “Wunderbar”
Lobo – “The Caribbean Disco Show”
Shakin’ Stevens – “Green Door”
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – “Hooked On Classics”

27 08 1981
Startrax – “Startrax Club Disco”
Cliff Richard – “Wired For Sound”
Soft Cell – “Tainted Love”
The Nolans – “Chemistry” 
The Rolling Stones – “Start Me Up”
ELO – “Hold On Tight”
Ultravox – “The Thin Wall”
Genesis – “Abacab”
Aneka – “Japanese Boy”
Modern Romance – “Everybody Salsa”

03 09 1981
Modern Romance – “Everybody Salsa”
John Foxx – “Europe (After The Rain)”
UB40 – “One In Ten”
Bucks Fizz – “One Of Those Nights”
The Teardrop Explodes – “Passionate Friend”
Gary Numan – “She’s Got Claws”
Dollar – “Hand Held In Black & White”
The Pointer Sisters – “Slow Hand”
OMD – “Souvenir”
Soft Cell – “Tainted Love”
Funkapolitan – As Time Goes By”

10 09 1981
Linx – “So This Is Romance”
Cliff Richard – “Wired For Sound”
The Hollies – “Holliedaze”
Randy Crawford – “Rainy Night In Georgia”
Alvin Stardust – “Pretend”
Imagination – “In & Out Of Love”
The Rolling Stones – “Start Me Up”
Ottawan – “Hands Up (Give Me Your Heart)”
Adam & The Ants – “Prince Charming”
Soft Cell – “Tainted Love” 
Ultravox – “The Thin Wall”

17 09 1981
Gidea Park – “Seasons Of Gold”
OMD – “Souvenir”
Beggar & Co – “Mule ”
Sheena Easton – “Just Another Broken Heart”
The Teardrop Explodes – “Passionate Friend”
Hi-Gloss – “You’ll Never Know”
The Tweets – “Birdie Song (Birdie Dance)”
Godley & Crème – “Under Your Thumb”
Bucks Fizz – “One Of Those Nights”
The Pointer Sisters – “Slow Hand”
Adam & The Ants – “Prince Charming”
Dollar – “Hand Held In Black & White”

24 09 1981
Slade – “Lock Up Your Daughters”
Alvin Stardust – “Pretend”
Depeche Mode – “Just Can’t Get Enough”
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin – “It’s My Party”
Linx – “So This Is Romance”
Diana Ross & Lionel Richie – “Endless Love”
Japan – “Quiet Life”
Heaven 17 – “Play To Win”
Imagination – “In & Out Of Love”
Madness – “Shut Up”
Adam & The Ants – “Prince Charming”
The Police – “Invisible Sun”

01 10 1981
The Tweets – “Birdie Song”
Godley & Crème – “Under Your Thumb”
Sheena Easton – “Just Another Broken Heart”
The Teardrop Explodes – “Passionate Friend”
The Creatures – “Mad Eyed Screamer”
Ottawan – “Hands Up ”
Toyah – “Thunder In The Mountains”
Bad Manners – “Walking In The Sunshine”
Altered Images – “Happy Birthday”
Gidea Park – “Seasons Of Gold”
Dollar – “Hand Held In Black & White”
Adam & The Ants – “Prince Charming”

08 10 1981
Madness – “Shut Up”
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin – “It’s My Party”
Barry Manilow – “Let’s Hang On”
Shakin’ Stevens – “It’s Raining”
Slade – “Lock Up Your Daughters”
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – “A Good Year For The Roses”
Japan – “Quiet Life”
Tight Fit – “Back To The Sixties Part 2”
The Human League – “Open Your Heart”
Depeche Mode – “Just Can’t Get Enough”
Adam & The Ants – “Prince Charming”

15 10 1981
Gary Glitter – “And Then She Kissed Me”
Toyah – “Thunder In The Mountains”
B.A. Robertson & Maggie Bell – “Hold Me”
Altered Images – “Happy Birthday”
The Tweets – “Birdie Song”
Godley & Crème – “Under Your Thumb”
The Exploited – “Dead Cities”
Squeeze – “Labelled With Love”
The Creatures – “Mad Eyed Screamer”
Heaven 17 – “Play To Win”
Bad Manners – “Walking In The Sunshine”
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin – “It’s My Party”
This Year’s Blonde – “Platinum Pop”

22 10 1981
This Year’s Blonde – “Platinum Pop”
The Human League – “Open Your Heart”
Barry Manilow – “Let’s Hang On”
The Four Tops – “When She Was My Girl”
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – “A Good Year For The Roses”
Gillan – “Nightmare”
The Police – “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic”
The Jam – “Absolute Beginners”
Shakin’ Stevens – “It’s Raining”
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin – “It’s My Party”
Rod Stewart – “Tonight I’m Yours ”

29 10 1981
Altered Images – “Happy Birthday”
Rod Stewart – “Tonight I’m Yours ”
The Fureys with Davey Arthur – “When You Were Sweet Sixteen”
Olivia Newton-John – “Physical”
Trevor Walters – “Love Me Tonight”
B.A. Robertson & Maggie Bell – “Hold Me”
Haircut 100 – “Favourite Shirts ”
OMD – “Joan Of Arc”
Squeeze – “Labelled With Love”
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin – “It’s My Party”

05 11 1981
Modern Romance – “Ay Ay Ay Ay Moosey”
The Police – “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic”
The Dukes – “Mystery Girl”
Rush – “Tom Sawyer”
The Jets – “Yes Tonight Josephine”
ELO – “Twilight”
Julio Iglesias – “Begin The Beguine”
ABC – “Tears Are Not Enough”
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin – “It’s My Party”
The Four Tops – “When She Was My Girl”

12 11 1981
Kool & The Gang – “Steppin’ Out”
OMD – “Joan Of Arc”
Olivia Newton-John – “Physical”
The Fureys with Davey Arthur – “When You Were Sweet Sixteen”
Haircut 100 – “Favourite Shirts ”
Air Supply – “Just When I Thought I Was Over You”
Foreigner – “Waiting For A Girl Like You”
Daryl Hall & John Oates – “Private Eyes”
Ultravox – “The Voice”
Earth, Wind & Fire – “Let’s Groove”
Rod Stewart – “Tonight I’m Yours (Don’t Hurt Me)”
The Police – “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic”
Altered Images – “Happy Birthday”

19 11 1981
Modern Romance – “Ay Ay Ay Ay Moosey”
Julio Iglesias – “Begin The Beguine”
Pretenders – “I Go To Sleep”
ABC – “Tears Are Not Enough”
Diana Ross – “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?”
Fun Boy Three – “The Lunatics ”
Trevor Walters – “Love Me Tonight”
Soft Cell – “Bedsitter”
Queen & David Bowie – “Under Pressure”
The Jets – “Yes Tonight Josephine”

26 11 1981
The Jets – “Yes Tonight Josephine”
Earth, Wind & Fire – “Let’s Groove”
Toyah – “Good Morning Universe”
Cliff Richard – “Daddy’s Home”
Imagination – “Flashback”
Ultravox – “The Voice”
Kim Wilde – “Cambodia”
Kool & The Gang – “Steppin’ Out”
Queen & David Bowie – “Under Pressure”

03 12 1981
Bad Manners – “Buona Sera”
Soft Cell – “Bedsitter”
Status Quo – “Rock ‘N’ Roll”
Duran Duran – “My Own Way”
Journey – “Don’t Stop Believing”
Rod Stewart – “Young Turks”
Olivia Newton-John – “Physical”
Diana Ross – “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?”
Godley & Crème – “Wedding Bells”
Fun Boy Three – “The Lunatics ”
The Human League – “Don’t You Want Me”
Julio Iglesias – “Begin The Beguine”

10 12 1981
Showaddywaddy – “Footsteps”
Madness – “It Must Be Love”
Dollar – “Mirror Mirror ”
Ken Dodd – “Hold My Hand”
Adam & The Ants – “Ant Rap”
Bucks Fizz – “The Land Of Make Believe”
The Police – “Spirits In The Material World”
Abba – “One Of Us”
The Human League – “Don’t You Want Me”
Philip Lynott – “Yellow Pearl”

17 12 1981
Duran Duran – “My Own Way”
Cliff Richard – “Daddy’s Home”
Chas & Dave – “Stars Over 45”
Godley & Crème – “Wedding Bells”
Brown Sauce – “I Wanna Be A Winner”
Rod Stewart – “Young Turks”
The Snowmen – “Hokey Cokey”
Jon & Vangelis – “I’ll Find My Way Home”
Status Quo – “Rock ‘N’ Roll”
The Human League – “Don’t You Want Me”
Altered Images – “I Could Be Happy”

24 12 1981
Wizzard – “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday”
Adam & The Ants – “Ant Rap”
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – “Sweet Dreams”
Bucks Fizz – “The Land Of Make Believe”
The Police – “Spirits In The Material World”
Kool & The Gang – “Get Down On It”
Abba – “One Of Us”
Altered Images – “I Could Be Happy”
Dollar – “Mirror Mirror ”
The Human League – “Don’t You Want Me”
Philip Lynott – “Yellow Pearl”

25 12 1981
The Teardrop Explodes – “Reward”
Ultravox – “Vienna”
Kim Wilde – “Kids In America”
The Human League – “Love Action ”
Godley & Crème – “Under Your Thumb”
Kirsty MacColl – “There’s A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He’s Elvis”
Dave Stewart & Colin Blunstone – “What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted?”
The Jacksons – “Can You Feel It?”
Linx – “Intuition”
The Beat – “Too Nice To Talk To”
Spandau Ballet – “Chant No.1 ”
Toyah – “It’s A Mystery”
Laurie Anderson – “O Superman”
Altered Images – “Happy Birthday”
Depeche Mode – “Just Can’t Get Enough”
OMD – “Souvenir”
Shakin’ Stevens – “You Drive Me Crazy”
Everyone – “All You Need Is Love”

31 12 1981
Shakin’ Stevens – “This Ole House”
Adam & The Ants – “Stand & Deliver”
John Lennon – “Imagine”
Roxy Music – “Jealous Guy”
Aneka – “Japanese Boy”
The Police – “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic”
The Specials – “Ghost Town”
Joe Dolce Music Theatre – “Shaddap You Face”
Julio Iglesias – “Begin The Beguine”
Bucks Fizz – “Making Your Mind Up”
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin – “It’s My Party”
Michael Jackson – “One Day In Your Life”
Smokey Robinson – “Being With You”
Shakin’ Stevens – “Green Door”
Soft Cell – “Tainted Love”
John Lennon – “Woman”
Adam & The Ants – “Prince Charming”
The Human League – “Don’t You Want Me”
Queen & David Bowie – “Under Pressure”

TOP OF THE POPS 1982