Tag: Top Of The Pops Annual 1978

  • Another Look At The Top of the Pops Annual 1978

    Another Look At The Top of the Pops Annual 1978

    Like the sad, drippy mess revealed to the world by Janet Ellis in the Blue Peter Garden (and I don’t mean her daughter Sophie Ellis Bextor) the 1978 Top of the Pops Annual is a fascinating time capsule of life in the seventies. I expected to see Blondie, The Undertones and The Clash. Instead, featured…

  • A Look Back At Top of the Pops: 1978

    A Look Back At Top of the Pops: 1978

    As I was growing up, something of a ritual established itself on Thursday nights at 7.30pm. After tea had been consumed, typically consisting of a home made beef lasagne lovingly cooked by mum and the washing up duties squabbled over and completed, the family settled down together to watch TV. Ours was a particularly fine…