December 1985

Date Broadcast: Sunday 1st December 1985
Time: 11pm-1am

Show Playlist:
 
The Dream Team is in the House - LA Dream Team (Not Recorded)
Rough Cut - Kid Frost (Not Recorded)
Inspector Gadget - Kartoon Krew
All You Can Eat - Fat Boys
Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys
Scratchin to the Funk - Dr Funkenstein & DJ Cash Money
The Night Before Xmas - Cutmaster DC
If I Ruled The World (Snippet) - Kurtis Blow
It's A Man's World - James Brown
? - ?
Mike talks about Freestyle 85
Maggie Thatcher jingle
Put That Head Out - Funkmaster Wizard Wiz (Not Recorded)
We Just Wanna Have Fun - Jazzy Jeff (Not Recorded)
Break the Beat Box - Kaos Crew (Not Recorded)
Saturday Morning Scratch Attack - Dr Rocx, Kid Fresh & Cash Money
Dedications
La Di Da Di - Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew

*** LA Dream Team at number 5 in Allen's Army Chart
*** Kartoon Krew at number 3 in Allen's Army Chart
*** Date of show guessed from chart positions, have the show with these records in these positions so can't be from that Saturday

 
Freestyle 85 poster by Pride and Mode 2
Date Broadcast: Friday 6th December 1985
Time: 11pm-1am

Show Playlist:
Hardcore Hip Hop - Mantronix
You ain't Fresh - Boogie Boys
Hey There Homeboys - Man Parrish
What's My Mission - Tackhead
Just Having Fun - Doug E Fresh
All You Can Eat - Fat Boys
Mike Talks
Maggie Thatcher Jingle
Vice - Melle Mel
Livin' In America - James Brown
We Just Wanna Have Fun - Jazzy Jeff
Bust This Rhyme - MC Chill
The Show (Froggy Gadget Mix) - Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
Mike Talks
You Can't Dance - LL Cool J
Lesson III - Steinski & Double D
Mike Talks
The Night Before Xmas - Cutmaster DC
PSK - Schoolly D
Rough Cut - Kid Frost
No Show - Symbolic Three & DJ Dr. Shock
Together Forever - Run DMC
Two, Three, Break - DJ Born Supreme Allah

*** Mike mentions 'You aint Fresh' getting airplay on WBLS
*** First play of 'Bust This Rhyme' by MC Chill
*** Plays Froggy Gadget mix of The Show

 
Mike mentions that the Boogie Boys are getting airplay on WBLS with 'You Aint Fresh'
Date Broadcast: Saturday 7th December 1985
Time: 11pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:

The Show (Live) - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
The Mission (Dub) - Bad Boys Featuring K Love
Double Def Fresh - Hardrock Soul Movement
Mike talks
Night Before Xmas - Cutmaster DC
Knights Of The Turntable - Dynamic Duo Featuring Shaquan (Not Recorded)
Awesome - Skinny Boys (Not Recorded)
Allen's Army Frontline Chart
Mega Mix - Mantronix
Bust This Rhyme - MC CHill
Mike talks
Take Your Radio - Steady B
Put That Head Out - Funkmaster Wizard Wiz
Evette's Revenge - Evette Money
It's Yours - T La Rock
Santa's Rap - Treacherous Three
Original Human Beatbox - Doug E Fresh
Skinny Boys - Skinny Boys
Brooklyn's In The House - Cutmaster DC
Bust That - The Browns
Yellow Panties - Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde
Dear Evette - LL Cool J
Evette's Revenge - Evette Money
I Need A Beat (Remix) - LL Cool J

***Strictly Kev recording

Allen's Army Frontline Chart - Saturday 7th December 1985 

1. The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (Re-Entry)
2. No Show - Symbolic Three (Up 8)
3. La Di Da Di - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (Down 1)
4.
5.
6.
7. Don't Stop The Rock - Freestyle (No Change)
8.
9. Mantronix The album - Mantronix (New Entry)
10. Knights Of The Turntable - Dynamic Duo Featuring Shaquan (Down 4)

Goodbye to Johnny The Fox - Tricky Tee, Alice - Full Force

Freestyle hold firm at number 7

Date Broadcast: Friday 13th December 1985
Time: 10pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:
Funkbox 2 - The Masterdon Committee
I Need A Beat - LL Cool J
Santa's Groove - Lightning Rich + Big John & The Maniacs
We're Awesome - Skinny Boys
10.18 - Mike Talks
Transformer - MC Craig G
Don't Stop The Rock - Freestyle
Mike talks about Freestyle 85 & Fresh Thowdown at Covent Garden
Street Aid - Alias Three
Mission (Dub) - Bad Boys & K Love
Fresh Mess - Knights of the Turntables
Bust This Rhyme - MC Chill
The Leader of the Pack (July Remix) - U.T.F.O.
One Nation Under a Groove (Def Mix) - Masquerade *First ever play
Breakdancer - Boogie Boys
Butt Naked - Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde
PSK - What Does it Mean? - Schooly D
A Christmas Rhyme - The Audio Two
Break The Beatbox - The Chaos Crew
The Beat of the Street - Choice MC's
Bad Boys - Bad Boys & K Love

* Mike talks about Freestyle 85 and Fresh Throwdown at Covent Garden
* First ever play of Masquerade - One Nation
 
 
Mike talks about the Freestyle 85 jam at Covent Garden



Date Broadcast: Saturday 14th December 1985
Time: 10pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:
Bass Rock Express - MC ADE
Knights of the Turntable - Dynamic Duo & Shaquan  
2 3 Break - DJ Born Supreme Allah
Bust This Rhyme - MC Chill
Santa's Groove - Lightning Rich, Big John & Maniacs
Allen's Army Frontline Chart
Double Def Fresh - Hardrock Soul Movement
No Show - Symbolic Three
Megamix - Mantronix
We Just Wanna Have Fun - Jazzy Jeff
Christmas Rhyme - The Audio Two
You Ain't Fresh - The Boogie Boys
Breakdancer - The Boogie Boys
Mike Talks
Interview with Master O.C.+ Great Peso, DJ Tyne Part 1
Private Lessons - Master O.C. & Crazy Eddie  
Interview with Master O.C.+ Great Peso, DJ Tyne Part 2

*** Mike mentions that next week last charts of 1985
*** Interview with Great Peso & DJ Tyne before Fresh Throwdown that night
*** Talk about Fresh Throwdown with shout out to Westwood
     
Allen's Army Frontline Chart: Saturday 14th December 1985

1 Megamix - Mantronix ()
2 No Show - Symbolic Three (No Change)
3 Rock The Bells - LL Cool J (New Entry)
4 Double Def Fresh - Hardrock Soul Movement (New Entry)
5 Knights of the Turntables - Dynamic Duo feat Shaquan (Up 5)
6 Night Before Xmas - Cutmaster DC (New Entry)
7 Don't Stop The Rock - Freestyle (No Change)
8 The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (Down 7)
9 Slow & Low - Beastie Boys (New Entry)
10 La Di Da Di - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew (Down 7)

Mantronix in the boss position with their debut album

Date Broadcast: Friday 20th December 1985
Time: 11pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:

Force MD's Meet The Fat Boys - Force MD's
Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys
The Day K-Rob Came Back - K-Rob 11.29
Adverts
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Butt Naked - Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde
Rock The Bells - LL Cool J
Mega Mix - Mantronix

*** Last Saturday guests were Master OC & Great Peso
*** Mike mentions that this is the last Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart of 1985
  
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart: Friday 20th December 1985

1 Mantronix- Mantronix ()
2 Radio - LL Cool J (No Change)
3 Night Before Xmas/Brooklyns In The House - Cutmaster DC (Up 2)
4 No Show - Symbolic Three (No Change)
5 If I Ruled The World - Kurtis Blow (Up 1)
6 Veronica/The Mission - Bad Boys feat K-Love (Up 2)
7 Together Forever - Run DMC (Down 4)
8 Champagne Of Rap - Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde (New Entry)
9 Audio Two Jam/A Christmas Rhyme - Audio Two (Up 6)
10 Bass Rock Express - MC ADE (New Entry)
11 Bust This Rhyme - MC Chill (Up 2)
12 Transformer - MC Craig G (Down 5)
13 Fat Boys Scratch - Fat Boys (Down 3)
14 Put That Head Out - Funkmaster Wizard Wiz (Down 5)
15 Santa's Groove - Lightning Rich, Big John & Maniacs (New Entry)
16 2,3 Break - DJ Born Supreme Allah (Down 4)
17 Awesome/Skinny Boys - Skinny Boys (Down 6)
18 Alice - Full Force (Down 1)
19 Inspector Gadget - Kartoon Krew (Down 5)
20 Evette's Revenge - Evette Money (New Entry)

  
Date Broadcast: Saturday 21st December 1985
Time: 10pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:

Johnny The Fox - Tricky Tee
Night Before Xmas - Cutmaster DC
The Knights Fly To Mars… - Knights of  the Turntables
Dangerous - LL Cool J
Allens Army Frontline Chart (Tape Machine Not Worked!)
A Christmas Rhyme - Audio II
We Just Wanna Have Fun - Jazzy Jeff
Girls Part 2 - B Boys
No Show - Symbolic Three
Bass Rock Express - MC ADE
Santa's Groove - Lightning Rich, Big John & The Maniacs
  
 
The Original Jazzy Jeff
Date Broadcast: Friday 27th December 1985
Time: 10pm-1am

Show Playlist:

Brooklyns In The House - Cutmaster DC
Double Def Fresh - Hardrock Soul Movement
Getting Fresher - Street Kings
Get Loose/Release Yourself (Streetsounds mix) - Aleem
Bust This Rhyme - MC Chill
Bass Rock Express - MC ADE 10.32pm
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart - All The No 1's of 1985
Just Having Fun - Doug E Fresh Jan 4th
Roxanne Roxanne - UTFO Jan 11th - 18th
Girls - Egyptian Lover Feb 1st
King of Rock - Run DMC Feb 8th - Feb 22nd
Tommy Boy Megamix - 3D March 1st Tommy Boy Greatest Beats - Various
Def Jam - Jazzy Jay March 8th - March 15th
Ichiban Scratch - Chris 'The Glove' Taylor March 22nd - March 29th
Queen Of The Rox - Roxanne Shante March 29th - April 5th
Fresh Mess - Knights of the Turntable April 12th - April 26th
19 (Whiz Kid Remix) - Paul Hardcastle May 3rd - May 10th
King Kut - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese May 17th
Beats & Rhymes - UTFO/UTFO - UTFO LP Leader Of The Pack (July Remix) - UTFO May 24th - June 14th
No Chart as Mike Allen in America June 14th - 12th July
Roof Is On Fire - Rockmaster Scott & Dynamic Three July 12th - July 26th
Surgery (Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru Aug 2nd
The Show - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew Aug 9th - Oct 18th

*** Special run down of all the numbers ones in the Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart in 1985
  
 
Cutmaster DC with 'Brooklyns in the House'
Date Broadcast: Saturday 28th December 1985
Time: 10pm-1am

Show Playlist:

What I Like - 2 Live Crew
Bopsey Twins - Death City Boyz
The Big Beat - The Organization
Allens Army Frontline Chart - Roll of Honour 1985 All the No 1's
Boogie Down Bronx - Man Parrish & Freeze Force Jan 12th
Cosmic Blast - Captain Rock Jan 19th
Lesson 1 - Steinski Feb 2nd (New Entry)
808 Beats - Unknown DJ March 2nd
Body Rock - Ice T March 9th
Commando Rock - C-Jam & Kid Frost March 23rd (Highest New Entry)
Roxanne's a Man - Ralph Rolle April No 1
Parent's of Roxanne - Gigolo Tony & Lacy Lace April No 1
DEF Momentum - DEF feat DJ Three D April
Itchin' For A Scratch - Force MD's April 27th - June 8th No 4
Axel F - Beverly Hill's Cop's July
Terminator - Kid Frost August 7th
Bite This - Roxanne Shante Aug 7th
Dance - Egyptian Lover Sep 21st (No 5)
Shout (Def Mix) - MC Craig G Sep (New Entry No 7)
Inspector Gadget - Kartoon Krew Oct 26th (No 1) 
Triple Threat - Z-3 MC's Oct 26th
La Di Da Di - Doug E Fresh & Get Fresh Crew
Hey There Homeboys - Man Parrish Nov (12.40am)
Rapp Will Never Die - MC Shy D
PSK - Schoolly D
No Show - Symbolic Three
Megamix - Mantronix

*** Also these probably from the same show or similar dated show as another tape has same tracklist as above with these additional tracks:

Double Def Fresh - Hardrock Soul Movement
Shout - MC Craig G
Fat Boys - Scratch Fat Boys
Don't Stop The Rock - Freestyle
Dream Team Is In The House - LA Dream Team
Surgery (Remix) - World Class Wreckin Cru
Tear The Roof Off - Park Avenue
Bopsey Twins - Death City Boyz
The Big Beat - The Organization

           
 
The Electro Beat crew featured heavily in the end of year charts