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Re: Countdown - Digital File Sharing

Wow Reggie Rocket, what an amazing collection! I've just grabbed a premium FileFactory account and will start filling the gaps in my collection.

I really appreciate you putting all these episodes up for everyone. THANK YOU!

Thanks also to criscles for hooking me up today as well!

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Amazing work, Reggie Rocket. Thank you!
If you're interested in the .TS file from 2015 that you missed, I still have mine*
*Unfortunately my recording ended too early so it got the first 5 Countdowns but not the 6th one :slightly_frowning_face: Better than nothing though. Happy to upload it for you.

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Anyone who wants a copy of my Countdown episodes collection (H.264 MP4 files) can get:
● This year's episodes from THIS LINK (Google Drive link)
● My 2014-2019 episodes from THIS LINK (FileFactory)

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"If you're interested in the .TS file from 2015 that you missed, I still have mine"

Thank you, but it is the other way around. I got that week and missed the following four! Actually, the 6th "Countdown" from that week is in my uploads linked previously as a .mpg file if you'd like to go and grab it.

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Hi All,

This has been something really special. Lots of very generous and helpful people here have shared their content to help us all fill those gaps. Luuuc, Grant, kiersey, ReggieRocket, CountdownLover - you've all been been amazing.

I'm going to be a bit self-indulgent and post my list of PRE-DIGITAL requests. There's quite a few of us who did record Retro month on VHS since it began on RAGE, then later transferred to DVD. It seems like only a smaller group of us have gone on to digitally rip their DVD's.

If anyone can fill my list, this is what is outstanding to complete my collection.

Happy to negotiate for physical copies. It's the completist in me that would love to obtain these. So here it goes....

- January 9th 1977 Molly & JPY - Top 100 of 1976 - 50-33 - 4th Show
- January 16th 1977 Molly & JPY - Top 100 of 1976 - 32-17 - 5th Show
132 13th November 1977 Mark Holden & Glenn Shorrock (Silver Jubilee)
160 23rd July 1978 Dame Edna
169 September 24th 1978 Marc Hunter (Dragon)
180 December 10th 1978 Elton John and Molly review 1978
181 February 18th, 1979 Molly
184 March 11th 1979 Shirley Strachan
186 March 23rd, 1979 Shirley Strachan
188 April 7th 1979 Bob Welch
192 May 5th 1979 Smokie
199 June 24th 1979 Russell Morris & Robert Palmer
202 July 15th 1979 Dolly Parton
205 August 4th 1979 Tim Finn (Split Enz)
206 August 11th 1979 Garth Porter (Highway/Sherbet)
211 September 15th 1979 John Paul Young
216 October 20th 1979 James Reyne (Australian Crawl)
219 November 11th 1979 Graham Parker
232 March 23rd 1980 Robin Scott (M)
242 June 1st 1980 The Village People
244 June 15th 1980 Skyhooks
246 June 29th 1980 Daryl Braithwaite (The Sherbs/Sherbet)
249 July 20th 1980 Rocky Burnette
254 August 24th 1980 Xanadu National Dance Competition
277 March 22nd 1981 TV Week Rock Music Awards 1980
278 March 29th 1981 Suzi Quatro
294 July 26th 1981 Kim Wilde
302 September 20th 1981 Adam Ant (Adam & The Ants)
306 October 18th 1981 Leo Sayer
311 November 22nd 1981 Ian Dury
- December 27th 1981 Molly (Summer Special - Big Ones of 1981)
- January 31st 1982 Molly (Summer Special - Video Rock)
326 May 2nd 1982 Swanee
328 May 16th 1982 Ignatius Jones
332 June 13th 1982 Toni Basil
333 June 20th 1982 Gary Glitter
335 July 4th 1982 Bucks Fizz (ABC 50th Anniversary)
337 July 18th 1982 Tina Turner
340 August 8th 1982 Christopher Atkins
360 February 27th 1983 James Reyne (Australian Crawl)
372 May 29th 1983 Alex Smith (Moving Pictures)
379 July 17th 1983 Flashdance DJ's Paul Amos (Radio 10) & Ray Grech (5AD)
382 August 7th 1983 Malcolm McLaren / Duran Duran (Flashdance Final)
384 August 21st 1983 Mark Holden
395 November 6th 1983 John Paul Young
403 December 24th 1983 Molly (Christmas Show)
407 March 11th 1984 Molly interviews The Police
408 March 18th 1984 Cyndi Lauper
411 April 8th 1984 Marilyn
- April 15th 1984 Countdown Awards 1983
414 April 29th 1984 Pat Wilson
418 May 27th 1984 Scott & Craig (Kids in the Kitchen)
420 June 10th 1984 Duran Duran
427 July 29th 1984 Rock Steady Crew (Beat Street Dance Final)
433 September 9th 1984 Molly (U2 interviews)
443 November 18th 1984 Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)
444 November 25th 1984 Molly (Fashion Council Special)
448 December 23rd 1984 John Lydon & Mental As Anything
456 March 31st 1985 Greedy Smith (Mental As Anything)
484 October 20th 1985 A-Ha
493 December 22nd 1985 Tina Turner
494 February 2nd 1986 Simon LeBon from Duran Duran
509 May 18th 1986 The Sweet
544 March 8th 1987 Samantha Fox
555 May 24th 1987 The Cockroaches
- July 19th 1987 Countdown Music & Video Awards

Cheers

criscles

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many thanks Reggie Rocket. What a huge effort. I have purchased a file factory account for the month to download your episodes. Many thanks.

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Still looking for these, if anyone can help, thanks:

• 24/06/79 - Russell Morris
• 23/03/80 - Robin Scott
• 01/06/80 - Village People
• 15/06/80 - Skyhooks
• 24/08/80 - Xanadu Dance
• 26/07/81 - Kim Wilde
• 20/09/81 - Adam Ant
• 30/01/82 - Summer Video Rock Special
• 04/07/82 - Bucks FIzz
• 27/02/83 - James Reyne
• 17/07/83 - Paul Amos & Ray Grech
• 07/08/83 - Malcolm McLaren/Duran Duran
• 24/12/83 - Christmas Special
• 15/04/84 – 1983 Countdown Rock Music Awards
• 10/06/84 - Duran Duran
• 23/12/84 - Johnny Rotten & Specials
• 19/07/84 – Countdown Rock Music Awards

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RetroTragic/Criscles - if I've done this right then you should be able to download the Xmas 83 episode you're both looking for from here:

http://filefactory.com/file/179gs6nhz89r/Countdown_1983-12-24.avi

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Thanks StuB,

Very much appreciated, cheers.

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StuB
RetroTragic/Criscles - if I\'ve done this right then you should be able to download the Xmas 83 episode you\'re both looking for from here:

http://filefactory.com/file/179gs6nhz89r/Countdown_1983-12-24.avi
StuB,

Thanks so much. Awesome to fill any Eps that have been missing so long. Much appreciated !!!

criscles

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some more Countdowns here:
http://filefactory.com/folder/a91ca0daa6a98763

I've excluded all the episodes that have already been generously uploaded by Luuuc, Reggie and Grant, so these should be new to some at least.

Criscles - The "May 27th 1984 Scott & Craig (Kids in the Kitchen)" episode you want is here, but it's not the best quality (I didn't rip any of them, I just found them)

and

Luuuc - the two Countdowns from Rage 2014 that you are missing the start/end from are here too

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kiersey
Gary
"That 14/09/1980 KISS episode is on my list. You should be able to D/L it.

cheers

kiersey"

Thanks!
Sorry mate the link I had posted was only my list, not a d/l link. The d/l link for all my Countdown shows is below. The KISS episode will be in there.

cheers,

kiersey

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/06o5b0smiygsu0q/AACsM5yeqJAxU4Rai_PajO6oa?dl=0

thanks for uploading those files kiersey, i found the file labelled Countdown 82-06-04.mp4 (Marc Hunter host) doesn't seem to be in the 'Archives' section of this site. Is it the correct date & not in there or incorrect episode date?

Looks like it may have come from a recording from many years ago as the way they set out the date on screen is different to later broadcasts.

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Bernie
kiersey
Gary
"That 14/09/1980 KISS episode is on my list. You should be able to D/L it.

cheers

kiersey"

Thanks!
Sorry mate the link I had posted was only my list, not a d/l link. The d/l link for all my Countdown shows is below. The KISS episode will be in there.

cheers,

kiersey

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/06o5b0smiygsu0q/AACsM5yeqJAxU4Rai_PajO6oa?dl=0

thanks for uploading those files kiersey, i found the file labelled Countdown 82-06-04.mp4 (Marc Hunter host) doesn't seem to be in the 'Archives' section of this site. Is it the correct date & not in there or incorrect episode date?

Looks like it may have come from a recording from many years ago as the way they set out the date on screen is different to later broadcasts.
The Marc Hunter episode is 6th June as the following episode is the 13th.

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Gary,

Just want to say thanks for your impressive contribution of Countdown episodes you put up on DropBox. I noticed you kept updating it with more episodes, which was awesome. The link is now defunct, but what you put on there was just fantastic! Thanks.

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RetroTragic
Still looking for these, if anyone can help, thanks:

• 24/06/79 - Russell Morris
• 23/03/80 - Robin Scott
• 01/06/80 - Village People
• 15/06/80 - Skyhooks
• 24/08/80 - Xanadu Dance
• 26/07/81 - Kim Wilde
• 20/09/81 - Adam Ant
• 30/01/82 - Summer Video Rock Special
• 04/07/82 - Bucks FIzz
• 27/02/83 - James Reyne
• 17/07/83 - Paul Amos & Ray Grech
• 07/08/83 - Malcolm McLaren/Duran Duran
• 24/12/83 - Christmas Special
• 15/04/84 – 1983 Countdown Rock Music Awards
• 10/06/84 - Duran Duran
• 23/12/84 - Johnny Rotten & Specials
• 19/07/84 – Countdown Rock Music Awards
24/06/79 - Russell Morris
24/08/80 - Xanadu Dance
20/09/81 - Adam Ant
04/07/82 - Bucks Fizz
17/07/83 - Paul Amos & Ray Grech
07/08/83 - Malcolm McLaren/Duran Duran
10/06/84 - Duran Duran
23/12/84 - Johnny Rotten & Specials

Hi Retro Tragic, Do you still need these 8 episodes? I don't have them but I know 2 sources who do. Could maybe set up a 3 way trade.

cheers,

kiersey.






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Hi kersey. No, I'm good now. Some very generous people helped out. Thanks mate.

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Hey Kiersey,

I have been trying to reply to an email from you, but keep getting a mail undelivered message.
Do you have another contact email, or have you been having email problems that you know of ?

Hoping you see this

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RetroTragic
Hi kersey. No, I'm good now. Some very generous people helped out. Thanks mate.
... but if there's anything you need, message me.

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RetroTragic
RetroTragic
Hi kersey. No, I\'m good now. Some very generous people helped out. Thanks mate.
... but if there's anything you need, message me.
Thanks Retro Tragic, I have 1 or 2 trades to finalise then I will see what I need. Cheers...

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