Pop thinking

Listen to the music

Nov 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Pop thinking

BBC 4 have a November 1979 edition of Top of the Pops. It is extraordinary to think it is thirty-five years ago. Of course, my room mate Barry would have said, “what are you watching that for? Let’s turn over and find some decent music.”

Our first encounter had not been promising.

“Flares! You don’t really wear flares, do you?”

“Um, well”.

“And where did you get that jacket? Rob, come and look at this jacket! The collar is so wide it could fly”.

There was general laughter.  The flares …