Looking for UK Dance/Disco charts

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Postby Borobear » Fri May 19, 2017 11:14 pm

There was a great site called discomusic.com and they had a forum where someone was posting all the Record Mirror Dance Charts from September 1975.

Unfortunately the forum was closed late last year and the website is now a shadow of it's former self.

Fortunately someone else has created a new website to post these charts and the legendary James Hamilton columns. They are currently up to June 1977 and are posting regularly.

Here: - https://jameshamiltonsdiscopage.com/

Enjoy!
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Postby Robbie » Sat May 20, 2017 8:44 am

Thanks for the link BoroBear. I was sad to see the forums close at the end of last year. If I recall the poster who was posting all of the Record Mirror Disco charts and James Hamilton's Disco pages had reached late 1979. Sad to see all that has been lost. And worse, the website (and therefore the forums) hasn't been archived at archive.org because the site owner has prevented the site from being archived through the use of robots.txt.
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Postby Borobear » Sat May 20, 2017 11:13 am

He managed to sneak into the 1980's getting to 15th March 1980. I collated all the columns and charts into yearly Word documents. If anybody wants them just PM me and I will happy to pass them on.
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Postby Passing_Strang » Tue May 23, 2017 7:27 am

Disco/Dance charts were also published in the Smash Hits magazine during 1980-1981 (maybe even earlier). So anyone interested is better check the early years on SM blog likepunkneverhappened.blogspot.com Can't remember the source of publication, though.
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Postby LostAvenger » Tue May 23, 2017 9:16 pm

This archive site also has some scans of the UK disco chart: http://scans.chartarchive.org/UK/
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