Memorial Device
@memorialdevice
Tue Jun 01 18:33:00 +0000 2021

The MD guide to the 30 most memorable Top of the Pops performances of all time. In order.

Number 30

Alice Cooper - School's Out.

A nation outraged.

https://t.co/5yvwcJ9AhA

Number 29

The Wedding Present - Brassneck

"Gedge said his brother called him after the show to see if he was OK"

https://t.co/fqxcBdKBFF

Number 28

Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax.

https://t.co/TGojqKFyb0

Number 27

Inspiral Carpets and Mark E Smith - I want You

https://t.co/VF3mksxyEi

Number 26

Teardrop Explodes - Passionate Friend

L.S.D. Magnificence

https://t.co/QwrT52XJqb

Number 25

Stone Roses and Happy Mondays on the same show.

https://t.co/rqh4bXbhi6

Number 24

Wizard - See My Baby Jive.

https://t.co/b9OAhNJnoM

Number 23

Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights.

https://t.co/cD7UBhcRJ0

Number 22

Echo and the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon.

https://t.co/CsA52f2x2v

Number 21

Culture Club - Do You Really Want to Hurt Me

https://t.co/s7gealT99E

Number 20

PIL - Death Disco

https://t.co/L6njfVFczm

Number 19

Manic Street Preachers - Faster

https://t.co/qZpml1mw21

Number 18

Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now

https://t.co/R39243wYX6

Number 17

The Smiths - This Charming Man

https://t.co/9u9wD8hfI8

Number 16

John Lennon - Instant Karma

https://t.co/qgjQrelpT7

Number 15

Sweet - Blockbuster

The bass player used to drive our Da into a spitting rage. Brilliant.

https://t.co/5RvyrD1Jva

Number 14

New Order - Blue Monday

Brilliantly bad.

https://t.co/SFoGlXykdk

Number 13

The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar

https://t.co/3HSWYcWbBn

Number 12

Nirvana - Smells like Teen Spirit

https://t.co/HqbiP30T6m

Number 11

Associates - Party Fears two.

https://t.co/ZpE3uW9awY

Number 10

T Rex - Get it On

https://t.co/VANTDV2Ze9

Number 9

JAMC - April Skies

https://t.co/QwCFKcXyXt

Number 8

Dexy's Midnight Runners - Jackie Wilson Said

https://t.co/LRl8iTTwHO

Number 7

Eels - Novocaine For The Soul

https://t.co/n4K3fCVMwA

Number 6

The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

https://t.co/drPkdQdDK4

Number 5

Skids - Into the Valley.

https://t.co/7MknE9vCOW

Number 4

Hawkwind - Silver Machine

https://t.co/VYuP76apiu

Number 3

Roxy Music - Virginia Plain

https://t.co/bgcpK56jzI

Number 2

David Bowie - Starman

https://t.co/xh7JWyhtYw

****Number one****

Sparks - This Town Ain’t Big Enough for the Both of Us.

The next day reaction was off the scale. Slack-jawed parental outrage:

“Hitler is no laughing matter, Son”

All hail the MD community. Brilliant contributions x

https://t.co/AxmgKuPHba

Honourable mention ✊

https://t.co/o7hxAqX53d

Wed Jun 02 10:13:55 +0000 2021