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rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Here is as much archival info I have on all 5 Countdown episodes played this Saturday night on rage goes retro one. If I find info on the last episode I will add below * Amazing line up of Countdown episodes rage!!!! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

Year: 1980
Date: 24/2/1980
Show no: 228
Summary: THIS SHOW HOSTED BY DARRYL COTTON. MOLLY (WITHOUT HIS HAT) PRESENTS HUMDRUM AND INTERVIEWS STEVIE NICKS FROM FLEETWOOD MAC RE HER FIRST JOINING THE GROUP, MUSIC IDEAS/INPUT, THE SONG 'RHIANNON', SEX SYMBOL IMAGE, THE PRODUCTION OF THE ALBUM 'TUSK' AND THE GROUPS FEELING. MOLLY BRIEFLY INTERVIEWED COLLEEN HEWETT AND DARRYL COTTON. LOCAL ARTISTS:
DARRYL COTTON 'SAME OLD GIRL' (LIVE)
MIKE RUDD & THE HEATERS 'AUSTRALIAN GIRL' (LIVE)
COLLEEN HEWETT 'DREAMING MY DREAMS' (LIVE)
JON ENGLISH 'HOT TOWN' (CHARTBUSTER)
CHRISTIE ALLEN 'HE'S MY NUMBER ONE' (CHARTBUSTER)
OVERSEAS CLIPS:
POLICE 'WALKING ON THE MOON' (CHARTBUSTER)
ROCKIE BURNETTE 'TIRED OF TOEIN' THE LINE'
PRECIOUS WILSON 'HOLD ON I'M COMING'
SECRET SERVICE 'OH SUZI'
RACEY 'SUCH A NIGHT'
PINK FLOYD 'ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL'
FLEETWOOD MAC 'SARAH', 'RHIANNON', & 'TUSK'
OVERSEAS HUMDRUM ITEM:
AC/DC 'JAIL BREAK' & 'SHOW BUSINESS'
NATIONAL TOP TEN:
STYX 'BABE' (NO.10)
POLICE 'MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE' (NO.9)
BUGGLES 'VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR' (NO.8)
JUDIE TZUKE 'STAY WITH ME TILL DAWN' (NO.7)
KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND 'PLEASE DON'T GO' (NO.7)
CAPTAIN & TENNILLE ' DO THAT TO ME ONE MORE TIME' (NO.6)
THE JACKSONS 'BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE' (N0.5)
RUPERT HOLMES 'ESCAPE' (NO.4)
MICHAEL JACKSON 'DON'T STOP TILL YOU GET ENOUGH' (NO.3)
COLLEEN HEWETT 'DREAMING MY DREAMS' (NO.2)
QUEEN 'CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE' (NO.1)

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DARRYL COTTON and HEATHER FAVELL Baby You're Changing

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COUNTDOWN May 1st, 1983 (Show 368: HOSTED BY LENE LOVICH) - No Archival details available as it's a lost episode found * :-) *

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LENE LOVICH It's You, Only You (Stiff Records)

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Year: 1981
Date: 08/11/1981
Show no: 309
Summary: SHOW HOSTED BY RUSSELL HITCHCOCK FROM AIR SUPPLY.
LIVE STUDIO ITEMS:
PRE RECORD - JIMMY & THE BOYS 'GET OFF MY CLOUD'
AIR SUPPLY 'HERE I AM'
SUNNY BOYS 'ALONE WITH YOU'
MEN AT WORK 'DOWN UNDER'
KEVIN BORICH EXPRESS 'SHY BOY SHY GIRL'
OVERSEAS ARTISTS VIDEO CLIPS:
DEF LEPPARD 'LET IT GO'
GREG KIHN BAND 'THE BREAK UP SONG'
THE POINTER SISTERS 'SHOULD I DO IT'
CHARLIE DORE 'LISTEN'
THE TUBES 'TALK TO YA LATER'
HAZEL O'CONNOR 'WAITING'
TOP TEN ITEMS:
PHD 'I WON'T LET YOU DOWN'
MENTAL AS ANYTHING 'TOO MANY TIMES'
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 'HOOKED ON CLASSICS'
BILLY SQUIER 'THE STROKE'
ELO 'HOLD ON TIGHT'
ADAM & THE ANTS 'PRINCE CHARMING'
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN 'PHYSICAL'
BILLY FIELD 'YOU WEREN'T IN LOVE WITH ME'
DIANA ROSS/LIONEL RITCHIE 'ENDLESS LOVE'
THE ROLLING STONES 'START ME UP'
OVERSEAS CHARTBUSTERS:
BILLY SQUIER 'THE STROKE'
POLICE 'EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC'
FOREIGNER 'URGENT'

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AIR SUPPLY The Power Of Love (Arista)

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Year: 1986
Date: 06/4/1986
Show no: 503
Summary: THIS SHOW IS HOSTED BY RIK AND TIM FROM VENETIANS, WHO ARE IV BY MOLLY RE FUTURE PLANS, SINGLE AND ALBUM.HUMDRUM INCLUDES FTG OF JOHNNY O'KEEFE 6 O'CLOCK ROCK SHOW.;VIDEO CLIPS:
VENETIANS 'INSPIRATION';
BOOM CRASH OPERA 'GREAT WALL';
ELTON JOHN 'CRY TO HEAVEN';
CULTURE CLUB 'MOVE AWAY';
JOHN TAYLOR 'I DO WHAT I DO' AND IV RE FILM CLIP AND ALBUM;
ARETHA FRANKLIN 'ANOTHER NIGHT';
CHARLIE SEXTON 'BEAT'S SO LONELY' AND IV RE FIRST INTEREST IN MUSIC,
PLAYING WITH JIMMY BARNES;
TRIFFIDS 'WIDE OPEN ROAD';
CLIFF RICHARD & THE YOUNG ONES 'LIVING DOLL';
HOWARD JONES 'NO ONE IS TO BLAME';
DIANA ROSS 'CHAIN REACTION'
(ENDS SHOW);CHARTBUSTERS (EXCERPTS):
ICEHOUSE 'BABY YOU'RE SO STRANGE';
SUZANNE VEGA 'MARLENE ON THE WALL';
PET SHOP BOYS 'WEST END GIRLS';
FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS 'SUSPICIOUS
MINDS';HUMDRUM (EXCERPTS):;
BARRY RYAN 'ELOISE'(VERSION FROM 1968);
THE ****ED 'ELOISE';
TOP TEN:
DIANA ROSS'CHAIN REACTION';
CLEMONS/BROWNE 'YOU'RE A FRIEND OF MINE';
DIONNE & FRIENDS 'THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR';
FEARGAL SHARKEY 'YOU LITTLE THIEF';
ROLLING STONES 'HARLEM SHUFFLE';
DAVID BOWIE 'ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS';
WHITNEY HOUSTON 'HOW WILL I KNOW';
BRONSKI BEAT 'HIT THAT PERFECT BEAT';
MARTIN PLAZA 'CONCRETE AND CLAY';
BILLY OCEAN 'WHEN THE GOING GET'S TOUGH'

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COUNTDOWN - April 5th, 1981 (279: James Freud)

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JAMES FREUD One Fine Day (Mushroom)

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th january, 2017

I hope they've found James Freud's 'One Fine Day' video and it's not just a re-airing of the Countdown Revolution performance as they showed in 2010.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th january, 2017

Hi yes, I agree Nathan, that is a great song and I also hope it is the video, I didn't realise there was one made for it, so fingers crossed..

Also anyone have any idea about how the ABC came about the "lost" Lene Lovich episode? Was it one of Troy Water's discoveries?

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: Jason 'The Moderator"
Here is as much archival info I have on all 5 Countdown episodes played this Saturday night on rage goes retro one. If I find info on the last episode I will add below * Amazing line up of Countdown episodes rage!!!! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

COUNTDOWN - April 5th, 1981 (279: James Freud)


That is absolutely amazing. Episode 279 was another of the episodes that was thought to be lost as it had never been archived with a runsheet, at least up until 10 years ago.

The episodes I thought were lost were as follows:
279 April 5 1981
367 April 24 1983
368 May 1 1983
515 June 29 1986
520 August 3 1986 - not shown due to Commonwealth games and as there was no replay the following Saturday after the Games were over I am guessing there never was an episode 520.

A few years ago they aired another episode for which there was no runsheet known. It looks like a complete run of Countdowns is likely to exist from Dec 16 1979 (End Of The Decade) onwards.

This is fantastic to not only get 5 Countdown's that Rage have never aired but 2 episodes that I know nothing about.

Can't wait for Saturday night, looks like another superb Retro season.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Interesting, so no info on the 1981 James Freud hosted episode either.

Both Lene Lovich and James Freud episodes are lost 80s episodes which is why I can't find any information on the James Freud hosted episode either. Very interesting indeed, this means there are most likely more missing 80s episodes and and 70s episodes lurking in the ABC! There's only now about 9 episodes missing from the 80s and these would be 2 of them being played this weekend! WOW

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: Jason 'The Moderator"
Interesting, so no info on the 1981 James Freud hosted episode either.

Both Lene Lovich and James Freud episodes are lost 80s episodes which is why I can't find any information on the James Freud hosted episode either. Very interesting indeed, this means there are most likely more missing 80s episodes and and 70s episodes lurking in the ABC! There's only now about 9 episodes missing from the 80s and these would be 2 of them being played this weekend! WOW


James Freud & Berlin released Automatic Crazy in March 1981 so I am hoping that they will perform that live on the April 5 1981 episode. Juice Newton's Angel Of The Morning also entered the charts after this week so I suspect that may also be on the episode as the blurb mentioned her. Split Enz - History Never Repeats, INXS - Loved One, Matt Finish - Short Note and Mondo Rock - Cool World also charted around this time and might be acts that appeared.

As far as I can make out that would mean there are only two 1980's episodes (assuming 520 wasn't made) that are not accounted for now - ep 367 April 24 1983 and ep 515 June 29 1986 - and they are very likely to exist now.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

WOW! WOW! WOW!, I'm just lost for words, this is just an AMAZING line up.

Thankfully I now have a friend who lives in site of the Wollongong transmitters, so he'll be doing all the taping from now on. I live in an apartment block south of Sydney with very touch and go reception. Looking forward to getting these episodes glitch and pixelation free. :)

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Great stuff! A real treat not knowing the content of those two episodes until their screening tomorrow night. A little bit disappointed that i have the 24/2/80 episode on time code (as some here also do) and it's the first one tomorrow night. It is a great episode though, which is why i specifically asked the trader for it. 'Oh Suzi' great song and funny during the Stevie Nicks interview, they have her name on screen as 'Stevie Nix'. 😂

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

The rage playlist doesn't seem to be working (happens at the start of every year!) all I get is [an error occurred while processing this directive] because it doesn't understand 2017 dates.

Do we have the broadcast times of each of these episodes?

Thanks!

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Got it now - in Nathan's other post

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Rage looks like it will be great tonight - an amazing start to the January season.

Glad they are showing 2 'lost' shows. This will be one of the very rare times in its history that everyone are seeing shows we know nothing about - as if we are watching it for the first time just like back when they originally aired. The unknown is usually more exciting than the known after all....

Glad Rage are making a good effort this year and look forward to seeing how the rest of January pans out - a good start so far!

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Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: Patrick

Glad they are showing 2 'lost' shows. This will be one of the very rare times in its history that everyone are seeing shows we know nothing about - as if we are watching it for the first time just like back when they originally aired. The unknown is usually more exciting than the known after all....


Yes. I've thought maybe I should stop reading Jason's blurbs of what appears on each episode so that it's a surprise when I watch it... as often after looking at those lists I think the episode is going to be a bit 'meh'. But usually it turns out better than that.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: Guru Bob
As far as I can make out that would mean there are only two 1980's episodes (assuming 520 wasn't made) that are not accounted for now - ep 367 April 24 1983 and ep 515 June 29 1986 - and they are very likely to exist now.


I have to modify that. While I don't know if episodes 367 April 24 1983 and ep 515 June 29 1986 exist, there are another two that are also not confirmed to exist although we know a bit about them:

ep 240 May 18 1980 hosted by Steve Gilpin in Brisbane
ep 241 May 25 1980 hosted by Bob Geldof

So that is 4 episodes from the 80's that probably exist but haven't been catalogued in the ABC library yet.

Also ep 432 Sept 2 1984 The Thriller dance competition exists in an off air recording but has not been confirmed to exist in an original form in the ABC archives.

So 5 episodes that still need to be confirmed.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

I've always found it quaint that in both the Countdown and Rock Arena runsheets THE ****ED was always transcribed as "THE ****ED".

I suspect someone with religious proclivities was doing the library work back then...

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Or maybe it is just this forum!!

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Yay! It's on TV now!!!

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Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

One lost episode would be fantastic but two in one night is incredible! Like Jason said it bodes well for there being more "lost" episodes in the ABC archives!

Tonight looks awesome. Would have been good though to see some Flashez clips or something 70's. I must nag Rage about playing some next year.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

"Stevie Nix"

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Don't mean to sound nieve, but I don't get what word you are referring to in the run sheets "****ed" ??

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: Matt73 (aus80srockradio)
Don't mean to sound nieve, but I don't get what word you are referring to in the run sheets "****ed" ??

Well I typed in the actual word but this forum software changed it to ****

Dee Ay Em En.

Funny that that gets censored!

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Ironically, ****ed makes it look like something 'worse' than just d@mned

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

I've had the national top 10 from the 1980 episode for ages. I think they played it on The Factory for some reason

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Yeah, particularly in today's world that they would ban that word. There are far more unacceptable words that should be banned or bleeped out that's for sure.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: JASE
I've had the national top 10 from the 1980 episode for ages. I think they played it on The Factory for some reason


Hi JASE, how right you are. In late 1987 (or early '88), The Factory were playing a couple of Countdown Top 10's. This was my first exposure of Countdown in the golden era (didn't start watching until August '86). The Judi Tzuke clip and song always stuck in my head from that day onwards. I remember they also played a Top 10 from around April 1981. I remember 'Morning Train', 'Antmusic', 'In The Air Tonight', 'History Never Repeats' snippets during the Top 10. I remember playing these Top 10's all the time thinking I wish they would play Countdown repeats and five years later it happened.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Hadn't heard the Air Supply cover of The Power Of Love. Great cover and video.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

The 1983 episode was quite sobering. George Michael, Men At Work (Greg Ham), Shirley Strachan,Christie Amphlett,Joe Cocker,Prince,David Bowie and Michael Jackson all featuring

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: JASE
The 1983 episode was quite sobering. George Michael, Men At Work (Greg Ham), Shirley Strachan,Christie Amphlett,Joe Cocker,Prince,David Bowie and Michael Jackson all featuring


Yes, as I was watching I was thinking so many of the artists shown were now dead.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

That's why I do not do that part of my annual summer Countdown drinking game any more as this year the show is covered by my private 30 year rule, where it is sadly now 'reasonable to expect' that a whole lot of the artists have now left us.

Most of the rest of the Countdown Drinking game still stand though and had to partake when a clip of the ABC'S favorite 80's a group (The Reels) made their appearance last night, if Nick Cave shows up this year the beverage has changed to non alcoholic as one year a live concert of his left me incapable of pretty much anything for the rest of the night sadly.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Lene Lovich with Maria was absolutely OUTSTANDING and her hosting technique was nothing short of sheer GENIUS and BRILLIANCE!


What a complete pleasure it must have been to have Lene Lovich at the ABC studios for Countdown, what a remarkable talent. And the intro from George Michael was sublime, I ADORED this episodes!



And the James Freud hosted episode from 1981 was SUBLIME!!!!!! Sooooo many Countdown performances in the one episode and beautiful ordered and shows the perfect era of Countdowns from 1981/1982 era and how brilliantly they flowed. The Ward 13 performance was just WONDERFUL, and great song See Venice and Die is, what a fantastic chorus !!!! James Freud was just magical as was Automatic Crazy, Juice Newton and that gorgeous actor.

Then there is the Jimmy & The Boys performance of Get Off My Cloud from the other 1981 Countdown episode, i have been waiting to see that performance and it did not disappoint, sheer excellence and HOT!!!!!!!!!

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

I loved Lene hosting as well - her outfit was SO 1983. Also loved the video for "It's You Only You", she looked great in that one!

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: Jason 'The Moderator"


Year: 1981
Date: 08/11/1981
Show no: 309
Summary: SHOW HOSTED BY RUSSELL HITCHCOCK FROM AIR SUPPLY.
LIVE STUDIO ITEMS:
PRE RECORD - JIMMY & THE BOYS 'GET OFF MY CLOUD'
AIR SUPPLY 'HERE I AM'
SUNNY BOYS 'ALONE WITH YOU'
MEN AT WORK 'DOWN UNDER'
KEVIN BORICH EXPRESS 'SHY BOY SHY GIRL'
OVERSEAS ARTISTS VIDEO CLIPS:
DEF LEPPARD 'LET IT GO'
GREG KIHN BAND 'THE BREAK UP SONG'
THE POINTER SISTERS 'SHOULD I DO IT'
CHARLIE DORE 'LISTEN'
THE TUBES 'TALK TO YA LATER'
HAZEL O'CONNOR 'WAITING'
TOP TEN ITEMS:
PHD 'I WON'T LET YOU DOWN'
MENTAL AS ANYTHING 'TOO MANY TIMES'
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 'HOOKED ON CLASSICS'
BILLY SQUIER 'THE STROKE'
ELO 'HOLD ON TIGHT'
ADAM & THE ANTS 'PRINCE CHARMING'
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN 'PHYSICAL'
BILLY FIELD 'YOU WEREN'T IN LOVE WITH ME'
DIANA ROSS/LIONEL RITCHIE 'ENDLESS LOVE'
THE ROLLING STONES 'START ME UP'
OVERSEAS CHARTBUSTERS:
BILLY SQUIER 'THE STROKE'
POLICE 'EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC'
FOREIGNER 'URGENT'


For those that are interested, The Sunnyboys - Alone With You live performance is the 2nd version. On at least 5 occasions there were bands that came back on and did a second performance of their song, presumably if Molly thought the song should have done better and wanted to give it another boost.

The first version, which was in a darker setting with Jeremy Oxley having longer hair, was aired on the Sept 20 and Oct 18 episodes. This second version with with the coloured scaffolding also appears on the Wonder Years DVD

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Does anyone know if the Roxy Music 'Jealous Guy' performance shown on the 5th April 1981 episode was actually a Countdown performance, or was it aired from another program?

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: ohnoitisnathan
Does anyone know if the Roxy Music 'Jealous Guy' performance shown on the 5th April 1981 episode was actually a Countdown performance, or was it aired from another program?

I was wondering that myself. I dont know the answer, but I reckon it didn't have that Countdown Clip look about it.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Why of course Jealous Guy was filmed at the ABC Countdown studios. Roxy performed Same Old Scene on the first Countdown of 1981 in the studio with a live audience whilst they were here in OZ touring and Bryan Ferry did a Humdrum interview with Moly. Exact same set as Same Old Scene with the blinds but Jealous Guy was filmed on the same set on Countdown but without a studio audience

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

THE FIRST COUNTDOWN FOR THE YEAR 1981 OFF TO A FLYING START WITH ROXY MUSIC THE FIRST
INTERNATIONAL GUESTS. ALSO FEATURES AN INTERVIEW MOLLY RECORDED IN BRUSSELLS WITH BRIAN JOHNSON AND ANGUS YOUNG FROM AC/DC.
LOCAL ARTISTS:
FLOWERS 'WALLS'
AIR SUPPLY 'EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD'
SLIM DUSTY 'DUNCAN'
THE SWINGERS 'COUNTING THE BEAT'
OVERSEAS ARTISTS:
AC/DC 'HELLS BELLS','ROCK & ROLL AIN'T NOISE POLLUTION'
ROXY MUSIC 'SAME OLD SCENE' .... rage played this episode in around 2004


Countdown pre recorded the 2nd number being Jealous Guy and didn't show it till later on which you saw the other night on the April episode.

Countdown did the same with A-ha in 1985 when A-ha performed Take On me and Train Of Thought with a studio audience but then pre recorded Hunting High And Low without a studio audience but in the Countdown studio.

Countdown were very clever like that, they would have extra performances to show later on to spread the performances by international artists put.


The very interesting studio performance was with Duran Duran's 'My Own Way'. The performance actually does not appear on the Duran Duran hosted episode with Molly from 1982, it only appeared on the Countdown request show, rage have played this performance and it has the request name on the bottom of the screen. It actually does not appear on any FULL proper Countdown episode which was odd seeing Duran Duran were huge. It is in none of the 1982 Archives unless it is a case of a missing episode like the Lene Lovich 1983 and the James Freud 1981.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

You're onto it!
(though how come AC/DC are listed as overseas artists?)

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: Jason 'The Moderator'
Why of course Jealous Guy was filmed at the ABC Countdown studios. Roxy performed Same Old Scene on the first Countdown of 1981 in the studio with a live audience whilst they were here in OZ touring and Bryan Ferry did a Humdrum interview with Moly. Exact same set as Same Old Scene with the blinds but Jealous Guy was filmed on the same set on Countdown but without a studio audience


Thanks. That explains why it seemed different to the other 'live' performances that episode.

Re: rage goes retro * 5 Countdown Episodes! * Full info below * Saturday 7th January, 2017

Quote: Jason 'The Moderator'
Why of course Jealous Guy was filmed at the ABC Countdown studios

That would make me wrong, then.