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No. 1

No. 1

Number One was a British weekly magazine dealing with pop music. It ran from May 1983 to February 1992, and was aimed at a mainly teenage market.

16 articles

Madness by Madness

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, February 1984

IT'S FIVE years and 18 hit singles since Madness first ran riot on Top of the Pops and straight into the nation's hearts. ...

Sade: Queen of Style

Interview by Deanne Pearson, No. 1, 18 February 1984

SADE INSTRUCTS DEANNE PEARSON IN THE ART OF THE FEMME FATALE ...

Afrika Bambaataa: Bambaataa Of The Bronx

Interview by Mark Cooper, No. 1, 31 March 1984

The Grandmaster of hip hop lectures Mark Cooper on the meaning of the Funk ...

Echo & The Bunnymen, The Smiths: The Smiths and Echo & The Bunnymen: The Smith and the Bunnyman

Interview by Mark Cooper, No. 1, 28 April 1984

No.1 brings together two of rock's most charismatic singers... and two of its biggest egos as well!" ...

Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Frankie Goes To Hollywood: Chain Reaction

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 4 August 1984

Frankie Goes To Hollywood are what's been happening while we've been away. They've been at Ho. 1 with 'Two Tribes' and at No.2 with 'Relax'. ...

The Associates' Billy Mackenzie: Wild Man

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 11 August 1984

AS LEAD SINGER with The Associates, Billy Mackenzie has long been at the forefront of great new British vocalists. ...

Heaven 17: The Heaven 17 Manifesto

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 1 September 1984

Once upon a time, Heaven 17 presented themselves as the dynamic young businessmen of pop. But now they've crossed sides to support the miners, the Labour ...

Barrington Levy: Here He Comes... Barrington Levy

Interview by Deanne Pearson, No. 1, 23 February 1985

Deanne Pearson talks to Barrington Levy, the reggae star who's following Smiley Culture up the charts ...

Depeche Mode: Private Lives: The Depeche Mode Story, Pt. 2 – Martin Gore, The Decadent Boy

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 11 May 1985

In the second part of our exclusive Depeche Mode series Martin Gore talks about his steady progression from milkmaid to bank clerk to popstar in ...

Scritti Politti: The Sweetest Boy

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 6 July 1985

BLACK MUSIC, ARTY IDEAS AND WORDS, WORDS, WORDS. THOSE ARE THE THINGS THAT INFLUENCE THAT WELL-KNOWN CLEVER CHAP GREEN. OH, AND CHOCOLATE, OF COURSE. MAX BELL ...

Madness: 21 Today

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 2 November 1985

It's just over six years since those young nutty boys hit the Top 20 with 'The Prince'. Now Madness have just notched up their 21st ...

Madness: Suggs on Women, Romance, Sexism and Growing Up

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 1986

CAN MEN be feminists? ...

Suzanne Vega: Oh Suzanna!

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 12 July 1986

Max Bell meets Suzanne Vega. Pretty cosmic. ...

The Blow Monkeys: What's Up Doc?

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 19 July 1986

Max Bell questions Dr Robert on, er... just about everything! ...

Madonna: Whisper: Madonna Exclusive

Report by Max Bell, No. 1, June 1987

MADONNA LOUISE Ciccone finally relented last Tuesday, June 9, when she appeared on a chat show for the first time. Madonna, nobody's fool, chose The ...

Guru Josh: The Guru Ain't Joshin'!

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 16 June 1990

And he ain't mincing his words either! Max Bell lends a conspiratorial ear as the Guru lets rip at Adamski, slags off Technotronic, supports the ...

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