August 1985

Date Broadcast: Friday 2nd August 1985
Time: 10pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:

Def Jam - Jazzy Jeff (Snippet)
Eight Arms To Hold You - Goon Squad 
Mike talks 
Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys 
? - ? 
Snatchin' Cazals - Cazal Boys
2,4,6,8 - Crash Crew
? - ?
Funk Track - ?
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
Surgery (85 Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru
Needle to the Groove - Mantronix
Let's Jam - Newcleus
Surgery (85 Remix) (Not Recorded) - World Class Wreckin Cru
Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11
? - ?

***Two recordings of this show, John Clark and Strictly Kev

Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart - 2nd August 1985

1. World Class (US LP) - World Class Wreckin Cru (Up 1)
2. The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (New Entry)
3. Fat Boys Are Back (LP) - Fat Boys (New Entry)
4. Leader Of The Pack - U.T.F.O. (Down 1)
5. The Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three (Down 4)
6. Mix So I Can Go Crazy - Jazzy Jeff (Down 1)
7. Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee (No Change)
8. He's Incredible - T La Rock (Down 4)
9. Terminator - Kid Frost (New Entry)
10. Splashdown - Sanny X & P-Rez (Down 4)
11. Busy Bee's Groove - Busy Bee (New Entry)
12. Doug E Fresh vs The Beatbox - PC Crew (Down 4)
13. Runaway - Roxanne Shante (Down 3)
14. King Kut - Word of Mouth & DJ Cheese (Down 3)
15. The DMX Will Rock - Davy DMX (Down 3)
16. Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11 (New Entry)
17. Dum Dum - Fresh (Down 2)
18. Marley Marl Scratch - Marly Marl & MC Shan (Down 4)
19. U.T.F.O. (US LP) - U.T.F.O. (Down 2)
20. Axel F - Beverly Hills Cops (Down 11)

Date Broadcast: Saturday 3rd August 1985
Time: 10pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:

The Show - Doug E Fresh - Get Fresh Crew 
Mike talks 
Terminator - Kid Frost (Not Recorded) 
Allen's Army Frontline Chart 
The Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three 
Axel F - Beverly Hills Cops 
The Knights Fly To Mars... - Knights Of The Turntables 
Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11 (Not Recorded) 
He's Incredible - T La Rock 
Jam Master Jay - Run DMC 
Eight Arms To Hold You - Goon Squad 
Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee 
DEF Momentum - DEF Featuring DJ Three D (Not Recorded) 
King Kut - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese 
Needle To The Groove - Mantronix 
Let's Jam – Newcleus
Surgery (Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru (Not Recorded) 
Brothers - Spinmasters 
Mike talks 
Bass & Trouble - Sly & Robbie 
Snatchin Cazals - Cazal Boys (Not Recorded) 
Breakdancer - Boogie Boys 
Bite This - Roxanne Shante

***Strictly Kev recording

Allen's Army Frontline Chart - Saturday 3rd August 1985 

1. Axel F - Beverly Hills Cops (No Change)
2. The Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three (Up 6) 
3. The DMX Will Rock - Davy DMX (Down 1) 
4. Leader Of The Pack (July Remix) - UTFO (No Change) 
5. King Kut (Remix) - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese (Down 2) 
6. Surgery (Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru (Down 1) 
7. Let's Jam - Unknown DJ (New Entry) 
8. The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (New Entry) 
9. Terminator - Kid Frost (New Entry) 
10. Busy Bee's Groove - Busy Bee (New Entry) 

Goodbye to Runaway - Roxanne Shante, Marley Marl Scratch - Marley Marl & MC Shan, Splashdown - Sanny X & P-Rez, UTFO The Album – UTFO

Unknown DJ with the West Coast classic Let's Jam

Date Broadcast: Sunday 4th August 1985
Time: ?

Show Playlist:

Let's Jam - The Unknown DJ
Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11
Romeo - The Real Roxanne & Howie T
Eight Arms to Hold You - The Goon Squad
Mix So I Can Go Crazy - Jazzy Jeff
Dum Dum - Fresh
Let's Jam - Newcleus
  
 
Date Broadcast: Friday 9th August 1985
Time:

Show Playlist:

Terminator - Kid Frost
Breakdancer - Boogie Boys
Boyfriends & Girlfriends - Dr Roxx & Co
Bite This - Roxanne Shanté
Mike talks about Electro Rock & Poster Competition
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys
The Show - Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
The DMX Will Rock - Davy DMX
On The One - Luck feat. Fellicia Collins
The Home of Hip Hop - D.ST.
King of the Street - Grandmaster Melle Mel
The Leader of the Pack (July Remix) - U.T.F.O.
The Roof is on Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic 3
Let's Jam - The Unknown DJ
Busy Bee's Groove - Busy Bee
Romeo - The Real Roxanne & Howie T
Funk Box 2 - The Masterdon Committee
He's Incredible - T LA Rock
 
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart - 9th August 1985
*** This chart does tie in with Echoes Chart of same date
*** Douge Fresh 1st Week at Number 1


1 Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show
2 The Fat Boys - Fat Boys Scratch (Up 1)
3 World Class Wreckin' Cru - World Class LP (Down 2)
4 Busy Bee - Busy Bee's Groove (Up 7)
5 Hassan & 7-11 - The Cold Rock Stuff (Up 11)
6 D.ST - The Home of Hip Hop (New Entry)
7 Kid Frost - Terminator (Up 2)
8 Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic 3 - The Roof is on Fire (Down 3)
9 U.T.F.O. - The Leader of the Pack [July Remix] (Down 5)
10 Mantronix - Needle To The Groove (New Entry)
11 Newcleus - The Album (New Entry)
12 Roxanne & Howie Tee - Romeo
13 TLA Rock - He's Incredible (Down 5)
14 Sanny X & P.Rez - Splashdown (Down 4)
15 Bad Boys & K Love - Bad Boys [Dub Mix] (Re-entry)
16 Davy DMX - The DMX Will Rock (Down 1)
17 Dr Rox & Co. - Boyfriends & Girlfriends (New Entry)
18 Spinmasters - Brothers (New Entry)
19 Roxanne Shanté - Runaway (Down 6)
20 DJ Cheese & Word-of-Mouth - King Kut [New York Remix] (Down 6)               
Date Broadcast: Saturday 10th August 1985
Time: 11:30

Show Playlist:

Mike talks 11.30pm
Allen's Army Frontline Chart
Surgery (Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru (Not Recorded)
The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (Not Recorded)
Boogie Down Bronx - Man Parrish & Freeze Force
Rock 'N' Roll - Fat Boys
B Boy Style - Lil Jazzy Jay & Cool Supreme
Here We Go (Live At The Funhouse) - Run DMC
Freaks come Out At Night - Whodini (Not Recorded)
Leader Of The Pack (Dub) - UTFO (Not Recorded)
Bass & Trouble - Sly & Robbie
Mike talks

*** Strictly Kev recording

Allen's Army Frontline Chart: Saturday 10th August 1985

1. The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
2. Surgery (Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru (Up 4) 
3. Leader Of The Pack (July Remix) - UTFO (Up 1) 
4. Axel F - Beverly Hills Cops (Down 3) 
5. King Kut (Remix) - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese (No Change) 
6. The Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three (Down 4) 
7. Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys (New Entry) 
8. Terminator - Kid Frost (Up 1) 
9. Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee (New Entry) 
10. Busy Bee's Groove - Busy Bee (No Change) 

Goodbye to DMX Will Rock - Davy DMX, Let's Jam - Unknown DJ
Date Broadcast: Sunday 11th August 1985
Time:

Show Playlist:

Snatchin Cazals - Cazal Boys
Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys
The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
Batterram - Toddy Tee
Poster Competition
Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11
Terminator - Kid Frost
Girlfriends/Boyfriends - Dr Rocx & Co
Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee

*** The date of this show is based on Mike saying that the poster competition finishes on 6th September 4 weeks from last Friday which would make the Friday before August 9th
  
 
Fat Boys Scratch is their popular cut, here they chill with Westwood
Date Broadcast: Sometime in August 1985
Time:

Show Playlist:

You Got Me Rockin - Kleer
Baby Don't Hold Your Love Back - Bridge (Just gone midnight)
Lisa Lips - UTFO
Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three
Busy Bee's Groove - Busy Bee
Mysterious Waves - Kosmic Light Force
Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee
More Than Friends, Less Than Lover's - One Way
You Know You Want To Be Loved - Keith Berrow
Twilight - Maze feat Frankie Beverly
Gotta Rock - Treacherous Three
Terminator - Kid Frost
Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11
When Bad Things Happen - Inter Borough Rhthym Team

*** This show was on same tape as a show on Sunday 11th August so could be from same weekend
  
 
The Real Roxanne has her follow-up single 'Romeo' played
Date Broadcast: Friday 16th August 1985
Time: 11pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:

The DMX Will Rock - Davy DMX 
Mix So I Can Go Crazy - Jazzy Jeff 
Leader Of The Pack - UTFO 
Here We Go (Live At The Funhouse) - Run DMC
Bass & Trouble - Sly & Robbie feat Doug E Fresh
The Home Of Hip Hop - Grandmixer D.ST 
Breakdancer - The Boogie Boys
Jealousy - DJ Watkins
Mix So I Can Go Crazy - Jazzy Jeff 
Tommy Boy Megamix - 3D
The Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three 
The Terminator - Kid Frost 
I'm The Packman (Eat Everything I Can) - The Packman 
Drop The Bomb - Trouble Funk
Needle To The Groove - Mantronix 
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11 
The Show - Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
Girlfriends/Boyfriends - Doctor Rocx & Co 
Dance - The Egyptian Lover 
Surgery (Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru 
Dance - The Egyptian Lover 
Aleem - Get Loose 
Lesson 3 - Double Dee & Steinski
B Boys Style - Lil' Jazzy Jay & Cool Supreme 
The Roach Is On The Wall - Uncle Jamm's Army 
Set It Off - Harlequin 4's 
Let's Jam - Newcleus

Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart: Friday 16th August 1985

1. The Show - Doug E Fresh (No Change)
2. Fat Boys Are Back - Fat Boys (No Change)
3. Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11 (Up 2)
4. Busy Bee's Groove - Busy Bee (No Change)
5. The home of Hip Hop - D.ST (Up 1)
6. World Class (US LP) - World Class Wreckin Cru (Down 3)
7. Needle To The Groove - Mantronix (Up 4)
8. Let's Jam - Newcleus (Up 3)
9. Leader of the Pack - UTFO (No Change)
10. Terminator - Kid Frost (Down 3)
11. Roof is on Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three (Down 3)
12. Bad Boys - Bad Boys feat K-Love (Up 3)
13. King of the Street - Melle Mel (Up 9)
14. Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie T (Down 2)
15. Girlfriends/Boyfriends - Doctor Rocx & Co (Up 2)
16. The DMX Will Rock - Davy DMX (No Change)
17. B Boys Style - Lil Jazzy Jay & Cool Supreme (No Change)
18. Boogie Boys (US LP) - Boogie Boys (Up 6)
19. He's Incredible - T La Rock (Down 6)
20. Splashdown - Sanny X & P Rez (Down 6)

Date Broadcast: Saturday 17th August
Time: 10pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:

Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11
DMX Will Rock (Snippet) - Davy DMX
Dance - Egyptian Lover
The Roach Is On The Wall (Snippet) - Uncle Jamms Army
Allen's Army Frontline Chart
Terminator - Kid Frost
The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Show
Buggin Out - ?
Breakdancer - Boogie Boys
Leader Of The Pack (Dub) - UTFO
King Of The Streets - Melle Mel
New York Breakdown - CSL & Boyz Next Door

 Allen's Army Frontline Chart: Saturday 17th August 1985

1 The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (No Change)
2 Leader Of The Pack (July Remix) - UTFO
3 Surgery (Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru (Down 1)
4 ?
5 Terminator - Kid Frost (Up 3)
6 King Of The Streets - Melle Mel (New Entry)
7 Bite This - Roxanne Shante (New Entry)
8 Needle To The Groove - Mantronix (New Entry)
9 Busy B's Groove - Busy B (Up 1)
10 Fat Boy's Scratch - Fat Boys (Down 3)

The 'Surgery' remix is favourite from the World Class Wreckin Cru album 

Date Broadcast: Friday 23rd August 1985
Time: 11pm-1am

Show Playlist:
Takin' It To The Floor - Doctor Rocx & Co feat Kydd Freshh
Home Of Hip Hop - D.ST (Not Recorded)
King Of The Street - Melle Mel
Snatchin' Cazals - Cazal Boys
Splashdown - P Rex and Sanny X
Don't Fess - Shaquan
Breakdancer - Boogie Boys (Not Recorded)
The Day K-Rob Cam Back - K-Rob
Mike Talks (Shaquan new this week)
Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11 (Not Recorded)
Will We Ever Learn - Pretty Tony
Mike Talks
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys
The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
***John Clark Recording

Different Recording:
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys
The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
New York Breakdown - CSL & Boys Next Door
Mix So I Can Go Crazy - Jazzy Jeff
B Boys Style - Lil Jazzy J & Cool Supreme
Leader of the Pack (Dub) - UTFO
Don't Stop The Music - Pleasure Seekers
Midnight New - ?
I Thought It Was You - Windjammer
Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee
Needle To The Groove - Mantronix
Rockberry Jam (Snippet) - LA Dream Team
Computer Power - Jamie Jupitor
(Horney) Computer - World Class Wreckin Cru
Mysterious Waves - Kosmic Light Force

***2 Recordings of this show

Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart: Friday 23rd August 1985

1 The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (No Change)
2 Fat Boys Are Back LP - Fat Boys
3 Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11 (No Change)
4 The Home of Hip Hop - D.ST (Up 1)
5 Needle to the Groove (Down 2)
6 Terminator - Kid Frost (Up 4)
7 World Class (US LP) - World Class Wreckin Cru (Down 1)
8 Busy B's Groove - Busy B (Down 4)
9 Splashdown - Sanny X & P-Rez (Up 11)
10 King of the Streets - Melle Mel
10. King Of The Streets - Melle Mel (Up 3)
11. Let's Jam - Newcleus (Down 3)
12. Bad Boys - Bad Boys feat K-Love (No Change)
13. Leader Of The Pack - UTFO (Down 4)
14. Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three (Down 3)
15. Dance - Egyptian L (New Entry)
16. Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee (Down 2)
17. B Boys Style - Lil Jazzy Jay & Cool Supreme (No Change)
18. City Life (US LP) - Boogie Boys (No Change)
19. A Wack Girl - Jazzy D (New Entry)
20. Buggin Out - OGC (New Entry) / The DMX Will Rock - Davy DMX (Down 4)

A Mantronix favourite at number 5
 
Date Broadcast: Saturday 24th August 1985
Time: 10pm-1am

Show Playlist:

Mike talks, says Electro 9 should be out late September
Allens Army Frontline Chart
Bite This - Roxanne Shante 
The Show - Douge E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (Not Recorded) 
Lesson 2 - Double Dee & Stenski 
Leader Of The Pack - UTFO (Not Recorded) 
Zodiac - Boogie Boys (Electro 3) 
King Of The Beat - Pumpkin (Electro 3) 
Needle To The Groove - Mantronix 
New York Breakdown - CSL & Boys Next Door (Not Recorded) 
King Kut (Remix) - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese

***Strictly Kev recording

Allen's Army Frontline Chart: Saturday 24th August 1985

1. The Show - Douge E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (No Change) 
2. Leader Of The Pack (July Remix) - UTFO (No Change) 
3. Terminator - Kid Frost (Up 2) 
4. King Of The Streets - Melle Mel (Up 2) 
5. Bite This - Roxanne Shante (Up 2) 
6. Needle To The Groove - Mantronix (Up 2) 
7. Dance - Egyptian L ver (New Entry) 
8. Busy Bee's Groove - Busy Bee (Up 1) 
9. Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys (Up 1) 
10. The Home Of Hip Hop - D.ST (New Entry) 

Goodbye to World Class Wreckin Cru, Beverly Hills Cops
Date Broadcast: Friday 30th August 1985
Time: 10pm-1am

Show Playlist:

The Home of Hip Hop - D.ST
PowerJam - NYC
Breakdancer - Boogie Boys
Fly Girl - Madamaselle Boogie Lace
New York Breakdown - CSL & Boys Next Door
B Boys Style - Lil Jazzy Jay & Cool Supreme
Funk You - Afrika Bambaataa & Family
Leader of the Pack (Dub) - UTFO
Let's Jam - Unknown DJ
Fat Boy's Scratch - Fat Boys
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Busy B's Groove - Busy B
The Show Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
Don't Fess - Shaquan
Jam Master Jammin' - Run DMC
Jealousy - DJ Watkins
Fletch Theme - Harold Faltermeyer
Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11
A Wack Girl - Jazzy D & Unknown DJ
Needle To The Grrove - Mantronix
Computer Power - Jamie Jupitor
The Roach Is On The Wall - Uncle Jamm's Army
Dance - Egyptian Lover
Bite This - Roxanne Shante
Fly Guy - Pebblee Poo

D.ST starts things off with his all time classic

Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart: Friday 30th August 1985
*** Mike reads this chart out as listed below but it does not tie in with any Echoes chart?

1 The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (No Change)
2 Home of Hip Hop - D.ST (Up 2)
3 Needle To The Groove - Mantronix (Up 2)
4 Terminator - Kid Frost (Up 2)
5 Cold Rock Stuff - Hassan & 7-11 (Down 2)
6 Busy B's Groove - Busy B (Up 2)
7 Leader of the Pack - UTFO (Up 6)
8 Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three (Up 6)
9 Dance - Egyptian Lover (Up 5)
10 New York Breakdown - CSL & Boys Next Door (New Entry)
11 B Boys Style - Lil Jazzy Jay & Cool Supreme (Up 6)
12 Mix So I Can Go Crazy - Jazzy Jeff (Re-Entry)
13 Taking It To The Floor - Doctor Rocx & Company (New Entry)
14 Let's Jam - Unknown DJ (Re-Entry)
15 He's Incredible - T La Rock (Re-Entry)
16 A Wack Girl - Jazzy D & Unknown DJ (Up 3)
17 Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee (Down 1)
18 Axel F - Beverly Hill's Cop's (Re-Entry)
19 Computer Power - Jamie Jupitor (New Entry)
20 The DMX Will Rock - Davy DMX (No Change)

Kid Frost moves closer to the top spot with his classic 'Terminator'
Date Broadcast: Saturday 31st August 1985
Time: 11pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:

Zodiac - Boogie Boys
Funk You - Afrika Bambaataa & Family
Terminator - Kid Frost (Not Recorded)
It's The Beat - Hollis Crew
Allen's Army Frontline Chart
Bite This - Roxanne Shante (Not Recorded)
The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (Not Recorded)
Needle To The Groove - Mantronix
Sucker MC - MC Birdsong & Dugout Boys
NYC - Power Jam
The Home Of Hip Hop - D.ST (Not Recorded)
Fletch Theme - MCN
The Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three
Fletch Theme - MCN
Shout - MC Craig G
Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee (Not Recorded)

***Strictly Kev recording

Allen's Army Frontline Chart: Saturday 31st August 1985

1. The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
2. Bite This - Roxanne Shante (Up 4) 
3. Terminator - Kid Frost (No Change) 
4. Dance - Egyptian Lover (Up 3) 
5. Needle To The Groove - Mantronix (Up 1) 
6. Romeo - Real Roxanne & Hitman Howie Tee (Re-Entry) 
7. Leader Of The Pack - UTFO (Down 5) 
8. The Home Of Hip Hop - D.ST (Up 1) 
9. Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys (No Change) 
10. B Boys Style - Lil Jazzy Jay & Cool Supreme (New Entry) 

Goodbye to Busy Bee's Groove - Busy Bee

Lil Jazzy Jay & Cool Supreme a real favourite!!