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Offline Tomo

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Been driving me mad for years! Pleas help.
« on: June 17, 2014, 18:12:50 PM »
Hi, trying to ID an early 80's obscure track i heard (back in the early 80's on the radio.) The song contained the words "one nine eight oh" (oh being zero) - the chorus went something like: "biblical numbers ---------- one nine eight oh" and then "blah blah blah numbers ---- one nine eight oh") (not a religious tune, reference to a calendar date.)  I can't remember the words for the blah blah blah bit.

Thanks for any help/suggestions, I've tried every search possible to no avail.

Again, thank for your time and effort :)

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Re: Been driving me mad for years! Pleas help.
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2014, 01:45:35 AM »

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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2014, 08:39:45 AM »
Thanks for having a stab at it Claybricks, but that's not it. It sounded in a style somewhere between the Jam and XTC and definitely (if I dind't mishear it, -doubts creeping in! i was just a kid at the time) contained the words "one nine eight."

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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2014, 20:17:18 PM »
??

Face To Face - 10-9-8 {1984}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRBgyDQIZpY



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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2014, 20:27:49 PM »
Here's a song that was released as a 45 single in the UK from the year 1980

I have not found a song clip yet...

Artist: CC Mann

Song Title: 1980

http://www.discogs.com/C-C-Mann-1980/release/3278164

http://www.gemm.com/store/VINYLTAP/item/C-C-MANN-1980-UK-7-/2077282979


Here's another song by CC Mann called 'My Shooting Star', it will give you an idea of the group's sound...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONswpoXG-io



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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2014, 19:11:15 PM »
Not Europe, but the CC Mann looks very promising. Now to hunt a clip and find out! I much appreciate your time and effort Dan. Thanks :)

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