April 1986

Date Broadcast: Early April 1986
Time: ?

Show Playlist:

Style - Grandmaster Flash
House of Rock (Dub) - Captain Rock
Rock Me - Fresh Force Crew
Girls Rulin' the World - Celebrity Club
Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew
She's Good To Go - Cutmaster DC
Beat Biter - Marley Marl & MC Shan
Fly Shante - Roxanne Shante
Hold it No, Hit It - Beastie Boys
Big & Beautiful - Fat Boys
Let's Get Stupid (The Circus) - Divine Sounds               

 
Date Broadcast: Saturday 5th April 1986
Time 10-12pm

Show Playlist:
Amityville (The House On The Hill) - Lovebug Starski
One Way Love - TKA
I'm Shante (Def Mix) - Steady B feat Roxanne Shante
Your A Clown - B.P.S.
Battle Beats - Cutmaster DC
Get Off My Tip - Masterdon Committee
Adverts
Bust It - DBL Crew
Get Busy - Disco Four
I Am New York - MC New York & The Smokin Commission
Mike Talks
Allens Army Frontline Chart
My Hands Are quicker Than The Eye - Byron Davis & Fresh Krew
Square Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot
DJ Man Cuts It Up - MC Shy D
Coast to Coast - Word Of Mouth feath DJ Cheese
Mike Talks
Adverts
? - Special Force
Put That Record Back On - Just Ice
Get Off My Tip - Masterdon Committee
Put That Record Back On (Snippet) - Just Ice
Time Bomb - Alfonso
Mike Talks
Adverts
AJ Is Cool - Kurtis Blow
Mike Talks
Feed Us The Beat - Skinny Boys
OK I'm Loosin' Up - High Power

***Recording by David Amor

Allens Army Frontline Chart

1. Sqaure Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot (Up 1)
2. My Hands Are Quicker Than The Eye - Byron Davis & The Fresh Krew (Up 6)

***Positions 3-10 not recorded

Date Broadcast: Friday 11th April 1986
Time 10-12pm

Show Playlist:

Rock Me - Fresh Force Crew
Beat Box is Rockin' - Fat Boys
HP Gets Busy (Inst) (Snippet) - High Potent
Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew
HP Gets Busy - High Potent
Mike Talks
Latoya - Just Ice
Feed Us The Beat - Skinny Boys
Runnin - Information Society
Mike Talks
Hold it, Now Hit It - Beastie Boys
The Motercade Sped On - Stienski & The Mass Media feat DJ ET
Do You Wanna Drive My Car - ?
Coast To Coast - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Fastest Man Alive - Grandmaster Flash
Funky Beat - Whodini
Just Call Us Def - Steady B

Different recording:
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Fastest Man Alive - Grandmaster Flash (Not Recorded)
Funky Beat - Whodini
Mike Talks about King Of The Streets competition
Just Call Us Def - Steady B
What Have You Done For Me Lately - Janet Jackson
What Have I Done For You Lately - King MC
That's A Lie - LL Cool J (Not Recorded)
Lies, Lies - Rapomatic Ltd
It's Mine - Pretty Ricki & Booski (Not Recorded)
I Told You That Record Was Fresh - Fresh Girls & Mandingo
Mike Talks (Rapomatic first play, Mike in New York last week and met Rick Rubin, Howie Tee comes from Birmingham, and Slick Rick from London)
Transformation - Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde
Amittyville (House On The Hill) - Lovebug Starski

***John Clark Recording

Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart - Friday 11th April 1986

Groove Chart printed in Echoes on Saturday 19th April 1986

Date Broadcast: Saturday 12th April 1986
Time: 8-10pm

Show Playlist:
Just Call Us Def - Steady B
Crack It Up - Funkmaster Wizard Wiz
Bassline - Mantronix
Rock Me - Fresh Force Crew
Mike Talks (Steady B number 1 in Groove Chart)
Dedications
Adverts (Recorded)
Bust It - DBL Crew
Eighth Wonder - Lovebug Starski
Funky Beat - Whodini
Mike Talks
Dedications
Allen's Army Frontline Chart
Hold It, Now Hit It - Beastie Boys
Style - Grandmaster Flash
Coast To Coast - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese
Dedications
Mike Talks (mentions the David St George record he uses)
Do The Fila - MC Boob
Beatbox Is Rockin' - Fat Boys
Destiny - DSM
Mike Talks (Destiny new single)
Dedications
Adverts (Recorded)
9pm News
Fastest Man Alive - Grandmaster Flash
Lies,Lies - Rapomatic Ltd
Get Off My Tip - Masterdon Committee
We Can Rock You Harder - 3 Times Fresh
Art of Drums (Snippet) - Mac Attack
Funk Jam Party - Afrika Bambaataa
Feelin' James - Bootleg
The Motercade Sped On - Stienski & Mass Media feat DJ ET
Radio Dub - ?

***Have a better recording of this show now, unedited for first hour, thanks to David Amor

Different recording of the same night:
We Can Rock You Harder - 3 Times Fresh
Art of Drums (Snippet) - Mac Attack
Funk Jam Party - Afrika Bambaataa
Square Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot
Feelin' James - Bootleg
Dedications
Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew
Let Me See Your ID (Beat & Scratch) - A.U.A.A.
The Motorcade Sped On - Steinski & The Mass Media feat DJ E.T.
Instrumental (Radio) - ?
Mike Talks
        
Allen's Army Frontline Chart: Saturday 12th April 1986

1 Coast to Coast - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese (?)
2 Style - Grandmaster Flash (Up 1)
3 Square Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot (Down 1)
4 Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew (Down 1)
5 Amittyville - Lovebug Starski (Down 1)
6 Peewee's Dance - Joeski Love (Re-Entry)
7 My Hands Are Quicker Than The Eye - Byron Davis & The Fresh Krew (Up 1)
8 Hold It, Now Hit It - Beastie Boys (New Entry)
9 Do The Fila - MC Boob (?)
10 Bambaataa's Theme - Afrika Bambaataa (Down ?)

Date Broadcast: Friday 18th April 1986
Time: 10pm-11pm

Show Playlist:
Fastest Man Alive - GrandMaster Flash
Rappin' Rocky - Vinnie Monaco
Every Single Time - ?
Lies, Lies - Rapomatic Ltd
Party People - Micki Dee & The Tru-Crew
Square Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot
You'll Rock (Remix) - LL Cool J
No Time To Lose - Crew Devastation
Put that Record Back On - Just Ice
The Fila - Steady B
Curosity Killed the Cat - ?
Solution to the Problem - Masquerade

  
 
Steady B gets a play with 'Do the Fila'
Date Broadcast: Saturday 19th April 1986
Time: 8pm-10pm

Show Playlist
T-Kid TDK Competition Results
Beat Biter - MC Shan & Marley Marl
Fly Shante - Steady B
Beatbox Is Rockin - Fat Boys
Hold It, Now Hit It - Beastie Boys
Dedications
Boogie Down Bronx - Man Parrish & Freeze Force
Transform To Cybotron - Nitro Deluxe
The Motorcade Sped On - Steinski & Mass Media & DJ ET
Dedications
Allen's Army Frontline Chart
Running - Information Society
Square Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot
Coast To Coast - Word Of Mouth & DJ Cheese
Dedications
Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew
Rock Me - Fresh Force Crew
News
Ya Don’t Quit - Ice T
Trow The D - 2 Live Crew
Rockberry Jam - LA Dream Team
Chuck Chill New York Juice Report
Chucks Theme - Sonic Grafitti
Stop Breakin' - Mr Rhymes
Stick Up Kid - B Boys
Off The Hook - CM Dance
Rappin' Rocky - Vinnie Monaco
Papas Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown
T Kid TDK Competition Results
Lies - Grandmaster Flash
Fastest Man Alive - Grandmaster Flash
Lies Lies - Rapomatic Ltd
My Hands Are Quicker Than The Eye - Byron Davis & Fresh Krew
Dedications
Pee Wee's Dance - Joeski Love
The Solution (To The Problem) - Masquerade

  
Allen's Army Frontline Chart: Saturday 19th April 1986

1 Coast to Coast - DJ Cheese & Word of Mouth (No Change)
2 Square Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot (Up ?)
3 Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew (Up 1)
4 Style/Fastest Man Alive - Grandmaster Flash (Down 2)
5 Hold It, Now Hit It - Beastie Boys (Up 3)
6 Running - Information Society (New Entry)
7 The Motorcade Sped On - Stenski & The Mass Media (New Entry)
8 Just Call Us Def/Fly Shante - Steady B (New Entry)
9 Amittyville - Lovebug Starski (Down 4)
10 My Hands Are Quicker Than The Eye - Byron Davis (Down 3)

DJ Cheese at number 1
  
Date Broadcast: Friday 25th April 1986
Time: 11pm-Midnight

Show Playlist:
Ultimate III Live - Ultimate III
Lies, Lies - Rapomatic Ltd
Running - Information Society
Whodini Megamix - Whodini
Square Dance Rap (Power Mix) - Sir Mix-A-Lot
Human Beatbox 3 - Fat Boys
No Time To Lose - Crew Devastation
Big And Beautiful - Fat Boys
The Circus (Lets Get stupid) - Divine Sounds
Pee Wee's Dance - Joeski Love
Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart
Trow The D - 2 Live Crew
Funky Beat - Whodini
Style - Grandmaster Flash
Get Off My Tip - Masterdon Committee
 
*** Fat Boys album 'Big & Beautiful' has just been released.

Groove Hip Hop Sales Chart: Friday 25th April 1986

1 Funky Beat - Whodini
2 The Source (US LP) - Grandmaster Flash (Down 1)
3 Lies, Lies - Rapomatic Ltd (Up 7)
4 Beat Box Is Rockin - Fat Boys (Up 2)
5 Trow The D/Ghetto Style - 2 Live Crew (New Entry)
6 Hold It, Now Hit It - Beastie Boys (Down 3)
7 Just Call Us Def/Fly Shante - Steady B (Down 3)
8 Ya Don’t Quit -Ice T (New Entry)
9 Get Off My Tip - Masterdon Committee (Down 4)
10 Feed Us The Beat - Skinny Boys (Down1)
11 Rock Me - Fresh Force Crew (Up 5)
12 That’s Deep - DR JR Kool (Down 5)
13 Let Me See your ID - Artists United Against Apartied (Down 6)
14 Shy D Is Back - MC Shy D (Down 3)
15 The Circus (Lets Get Stupid) - Divine Sounds (New Entry)
16 Pee Wee's Dance - Joeski Love (Down3)
17 Transform To Cybotron - Nitro Deluxe (Down 5)
18 My Hands Are Quicker Than The Eye - Byron Davis & Fresh Krew (Down 4)
19 Its Your Scratch - MC B (Down 1)
20 Put that Record back on - Just Ice (Down 3)
  
Date Broadcast: Saturday 26th April 1986
Time: 8pm-10 pm

Show Playlist
Is it Real - Easy Mike
Trow the D - 2 Live Crew
Serve Me - Blossom
Hold it, Now Hit It - Beastie Boys
She's Good to Go - Cutmaster DC
Bassline - Mantronix
Allen's Army Frontline Chart
Ya Don't Quit - Ice T
Coast to Coast - DJ Cheese & Word of Mouth
Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew
Education - Abdul Tariq
Funky Beat - Whodini
Fastest Man Alive - GrandMaster Flash
Mix So I Can Go Crazy (Snippet) - Jazzy Jeff
Autodrive (Snippet) - Herbie Hancock
Fly Shante - Steady B
I'm Fly Shante - Roxanne Shante
Chuck Chill New York Juice Report
Human BeatBox 3 - Fat Boys
Ultimate III Live - Ultimate III
? - World Famous Supreme Team
Rock Me - Fresh Force Crew
The Motorcade Sped On - Steinski & The Mass Media & DJ ET
Girls Rulin the World - Celebrity Girls
Beat Biter - MC Shan & Marley Marl
Beat Box is Rockin - Fat Boys

*** Mike visited Manchester today
*** 'Is It Real', 'Trow the D' and 'Serve Me' are all new today
*** New mix of 'Bassline' well in advance of US release
*** 1 vote between 'Square Dance Rap' and Grandmaster Flash
*** The Third US Fresh Fest is ready to start in June
*** UTFO have split up
*** Real Roxanne has a new single out soon, Mike spoke to Hitman Howie Tee and he is from Birmingham
*** Mike gives a number to call for breakbeats
 
  
Allen's Army Frontline Chart: Saturday 26th April 1986

1 Coast to Coast - DJ Cheese & Word of Mouth (No Change)
2 The Source/Style - GrandMaster Flash (Up 2)
3 Square Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot (Down 1)
4 Ya Don’t Quit - Ice T (New Entry)
5 Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew (Down 2)
6 The Motorcade Sped On - Stenski & The Mass Media (Up 1)
7 Hold it, Now Hit It - Beastie Boys (Down 2)
8 Running - Information Society (Down 2)
9 I'm Fly Shante - Roxanne Shante (Down 1)
10 Rock Me - Fresh Force Crew (New Entry)
 
Holds firm at number 1

Number 2 in the frontline chart

Date Broadcast: Sometime in April 1986
Time: ?

Show Playlist
Bambaataa's Theme - Afrika Bambaataa & Family *Not Recorded
Say it Loud - James Brown *Not Recorded
The Tradegy - The Superkids
Running (Snippet) - Information Society
The Motorcade Sped On - Stienski & Mass Media feat DJ ET
Square Dance Rap - Sir Mix-A-Lot
Lesson 3 - Steinski
Dedications
Thee Untold Story - Majestic Crew