11th June - 24th June 1981

54 - Smash Hits - Issue 66 - 11th June -
Credits - Smash Hits - Issue 66 - 11th J


11th June - 24th June 1981


Volume 3 - Number 12 - Issue 66

Cover Photo - Mark Ellen

Price - 35p    Pages - 44


Mark Ellen - Adam And The Ants (Part One)

Chris Charlesworth - Whitesnake

David Hepworth - Squeeze


Mark Ellen - Adam And The Ants (4-6)

Barry Plummer - Tina Weymouth (Page 11)

Gered Mankowitz - Hazel O'Connor (Page 36)

Simon Fowler - The Human leaguer (Back Cover)

Issue Information

Front Cover:

Adam Ant

Centre Spread:



Back Cover:

Specials - Ghost Town

Whitesnake - Would I Lie to You?

Hot Chocolate - You'll Never Be So Wrong

Ultravox - All Stood Still

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Spellbound

Linx - Throw Away The Key

Imagination - Body Talk

Elton John - Nobody Wins

George Harrison - All Those Years Ago

Odyssey - Going Back To My Roots

U2 - 11 O'Clock Tick Tock

Michael Jackson - One Day In Your Life

Kate Robbins - More Than In Love

Hazel O'Connor - Will You

Coast To Coast - Let's Jump The Broomstick

The Human League


The Specials


Adam And The Ants (Part One)







Diana Ross

Elvis Costello

Magazine / Skids / Selector Split

Ian Dury and Chaz Jankel


Bruce Springsteen

Barnsley Bill

The Evasions

Tom Tom Club

Cardboard Elvis

Glenn Tilbrook - All Time Top Ten

August Darnell

Joe Jackson

Gary Numan


Split Enz

Martha Ladly

This Lizzy

Marco Pirroni - Personal file


Top 40

Bev's Disco Page


Singles: Fred Dellar

Angelic Upstarts - I Understand

Bram Tchkaikovsky - Breaking Down The Walls Of Heartache

Kirsty McColl - There's a Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis

The Professionals - Join The Professionals

The Specials - Ghost Town

Climax Blues Band - I Love You

Tymon Dogs - Lose This Skin

The Grasshoppers - Teardrops Fall Like Rain

Bucks Fizz - Piece Of The Action

The People - Musical Man

Judie Tzuke - I Never Know Where My Heart Is

Toots And The Maytals - Papa Dee Mama Dear

10cc - Les Nouveaux Riches

The Step - Chain Gang

Flying Lizards - Lovers And Other Strangers

Sad Lovers And Giants - Imagination

Wasted Youth - Rebecca's Room

The Meteors - Radioactive Kid

Joe Ely - Dallas

Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink

Second Image - (Get Your finger Out) Pinpoint The Feeling

Siouxsie And The Banshees - Spellbound

Tygers Of Pan Tang - Don't Stop By

Graham Bonnet - Liar


Robin Katz

Fred Dellar

Bev Hillier

David Hepworth

Mark Ellen

Red Starr

Johnny Black

Elton John - The Fox

Echo And The Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here

Doll By Doll - Doll By Doll

Jean-Michel Jarre - Magnetic Fields

UB40 - Present Arms

Ken Lockie - The Impossible

Phil Seymour - Phil Seymour

Black Uhuru - Red

Eddy Grant - Can't Get Enough

Independent Bitz

Independent Top 30 Singles

Independent Top 10 Albums

Albums: Ian Birch

The Au Pairs - Playing With A Different Sex

Kangaroo - The Red Crayola with Art & Language 

Local - New Opium / How The West Was Won

The Passage - For All And None



This issue came with the Third Token for a new Double Sided Poster offer.  This issue also provided the information on how to send off to get your poster.


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Echo And The Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here Album

The Specials - Ghost Town Single

Dave Edmunds and Stray Cats - The Race Is On Single

The Professionals - Join The Professionals Single

The Shakin' Pyramids - EP and Tour

Gillan - EP

REO Speedwagon - Hi Infidelity Album

The Eurythmics - Never Gonna Cry Again Single

Graham Bonnet - Liar Single

The Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink Single

Kraftwerk - Kometenmelodie 2 Single and Various Albums

TV 21 - Snakes And Ladders Single


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