Posts Tagged ‘Starting Together’

Su on TV: Mark Goodier’s No. 2s of 1986

September 16th, 2018

Mark Goodier’s No. 2s of 1986: NOW 80s: Tuesday 18th September: 10pm
60 minutes of back to back UK chart runners-up from 1986 – including hit ladies Madonna, Sinitta, Kim Wilde and Su Pollard! With Mr Charts himself, Mark Goodier.

Su on TV: Top Of The Pops

July 27th, 2018

Top Of The Pops: BBC4: Friday 3rd August: 7.30pm
Top Of The Pops: BBC4: Saturday 4th August: 0.20am/11.55pm
1986. Gary Davies and Steve Wright present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 13 February 1986. Featuring Belouis Some, Whitney Houston, Su Pollard, Shakin’ Stevens and Billy Ocean.

Su & La Voix are Starting Together!

October 31st, 2017

Su and her future Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs panto co-star, La Voix, onstage at Brasserie Zédel last week. Click below to see a short clip of both performing Starting Together at the Sold Out event.  (Photo © Aylesbury Waterside)


British Chart Singles: Starting Together – Su Pollard

February 18th, 2016

bcs16aThis month is the 30th Anniversary of the release of Su’s big 80s hit single, Starting Togther. The British Chart Singles website have posted a short feature on it.

This track by Su Pollard spent four weeks in the UK top 10 in 1986

This week in 1986, Starting together by Su Pollard reached its highest position of number 2 in the UK singles chart. It had entered the top 40 two weeks previously at number 34 and broke into the top 10 a week later. After one week at its peak position, the song spent another two weeks in the top 10, both of them in the top 5, and then dropped into the lower top 40 for the final two weeks of its chart life.

Starting together was released on the Rainbow record label and was the only UK top 10 hit for Su Pollard. It was included on the silver-selling album Su, which reached number 86 in the UK albums chart later in 1986. The single was also certified silver.

UK singles chart for the week ending 22 February 1986

1. When the going gets tough, the tough get going – Billy Ocean
2. Starting together – Su Pollard
3. Eloise – Damned
4. Chain reaction – Diana Ross
5. How will I know – Whitney Houston
6. Borderline – Madonna
7. System addict – Five Star
8. Burning heart – Survivor
9. Living in America – James Brown
10. The captain of her heart – Double

• Continue reading at British Chart Singles.