Episode 19: Smash Hits – June 1981 with Mark Ellen

Welcome back to The Giddy Carousel of Pop! Hang on tight for a top pop ride.

In this episode we are joined by music mag legend and former Smash Hits editor Mark Ellen, as the carousel spins back to June 1981. There’s also a second guest on the carousel – Adam & The Ants guitarist Marco Pirroni, who shares his memories of the cover story, Smash Hits and a whole lot more (look out for a bonus episode coming soon).

Listen on your podcast app of choice or find us here.

Read along with us.

Like Punk Never Happened: https://likepunkneverhappened.blogspot.com/2011/06/june-11-24-1981.html

Smash Hits Remembered: https://michaelmouse1967.wixsite.com/website-3/66-11th-june-24th-junbe-1981

And check out the playlists of pretty much all the songs featured in this issue of Ver Hits!

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2zXgIf3RFvwj2IcT63APWO

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfs58mqeRNuEVRB3VCkoZSrg3alhftPx5

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