Andrew Harrison, former editor of Select, Q and Mixmag and co-host of Bigmouth podcast (among many other things) joins us on the carousel to look at the Smash Hits of 29 May – 11 June 1980.
In a wide-ranging conversation, artists discussed include Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, The Specials, Hot Chocolate and many more. Andrew also tells us about his own involvement in Smash Hits and reflects on a career in music mags and some of the lessons learned.
Read along with us! Thanks to Like Punk Never Happened and Smash Hits Remembered. http://likepunkneverhappened.blogspot.com/2020/05/may-29-june-11-1980.html or https://sites.google.com/site/smashhitsmagazineremembered23/29th-may—11th-june-1980.
And check out the playlists of pretty much all the songs featured in this issue of Ver Hits:
The Giddy Carousel of Pop is part of the We Made This network of podcasts.
HOSTS: Simon Galloway and Gavin Hogg
GUEST: Andrew Harrison