A list of the puzzles and their solutions for this year.

January Edit

  1. Frank Zappa: 'Valley Girl (7")' (Barking Pumpkin)
  2. Television: 'Marquee Moon (LP-Marquee Moon)' (Elektra)
  3. Genesis: 'Mad Man Moon (LP-A Trick Of The Tail)' (Charisma)
Connection: Moon (Frank Zappa's daughter Moon appears on his track)


  1. Peter Gabriel: 'Wallflower (LP-Peter Gabriel)' (Charisma)
  2. Alice Cooper: 'How You Gonna See Me Now (LP-From The Inside)' (Warner Bros.)
  3. Jefferson Airplane: 'White Rabbit (LP-Surrealistic Pillow)' (RCA Victor)
Connection: Alice In Wonderland (The Mad Hatter is the logo of the Charisma record label!)
  1. Emerson, Lake & Palmer: 'Stones Of Years (LP-Tarkus)' (Island)
  2. Yes: 'Heart Of The Sunrise (LP-Fragile)' (Atlantic)
  3. Fleetwood Mac: 'Man Of The World (shared 7" with Earl Vince And The Valients-Man Of The World / Somebody's Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonite) (Immediate)
Connection: Names of other bands contained in the song titles - (Rolling) Stones, Heart, Man
  1. Wild Turkey: 'Good Old Days (LP-Turkey)' (Chrysalis)
  2. Steve Hillage: 'Salmon Song ((2xLP-Live Herald)' (Virgin)
  3. Blodwyn Pig: 'See My Way (LP-Getting To This)' (Chrysalis)
Connection: Songs by the other founder members of Jethro Tull (Glenn Cornick, Clive Bunker and Mick Abrahams) with other bands)
  1. Saxon: 'Dallas 1PM (LP-Strong Arm Of The Law)' (Carrere)
  2. Cream: 'Crossroads (LP-Strange Brew - The Very Best Of Cream)' (RSO)
  3. Kiss: 'I Was Made For Lovin' You (LP-Dynasty)' (Casablanca)
Connection: Soap Operas (Dallas, Crossroads, Dynasty)


  1. Whitesnake: 'Bloody Luxury (LP-Saints & Sinners)' (Liberty)
  2. Blue Öyster Cult: 'Mirrors (LP-Mirrors)' (CBS)
  3. Black Sabbath: N.I.B. (2xLP-Live Evil)' (Warner Bros.)
Connection: Colours (White in Whitesnake, Blue in Blue Öyster Cult and Black in Black Sabbath)
No FNC - Reading '82 repeats
  1. Led Zeppelin: 'Fool In The Rain (LP-In Through The Out Door)' (Swan Song)
  2. Hawkwind: 'High Rise (LP-P.X.R.5)' (Charisma)
  3. Ozzy Osbourne: 'Goodbye To Romance (LP-Blizzard Of Oz)' (Jet)
Connection: Weather (rain, wind, blizzard)
No FNC - Reading '82 repeats

April Edit

  1. Ted Nugent: 'Scream Dream (LP-Scream Dream)' (Epic)
  2. Blue Cheer: 'Out Of Focus (7"-Summertime Blues)' (Philips)
  3. David Gilmour: 'Cry From The Street (LP - David Gilmour)' (Harvest)
Connection: Noises made with the mouth (scream, cheer, cry)
  1. Samson: 'Grime Crime (LP-Shock Tactics)' (RCA)
  2. AC/DC: 'Rocker (LP-Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap)' (Atlantic)
  3. Tank: '(He Fell In Love With A) Stormtrooper (LP-Filth Hounds Of Hades)' Kamaflage
Connection: Dirt (Grime, Dirty, Filth)

May Edit

  1. Jethro Tull: 'Fylingdale Flyer (LP-A)' (Chrysalis)
  2. Steve Hillage: 'It's All Too Much (LP-L)' (Virgin)
  3. Bruce Springsteen: '4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (LP-The Wild, The Innocent & The E-Street Shuffle)' (CBS)
Connection: A-L-E
  1. Pink Floyd: 'The Final Cut (LP-The Final Cut)' (Harvest)
  2. Queen: 'Brighton Rock (LP-Sheer Heart Attack)' (EMI)
  3. Judas Priest: 'United (LP-British Steel)' (Columbia)
Connection: 1983 FA Cup Final - Brighton vs Manchester United
  1. Crosby, Stills & Nash: 'Cathedral (LP-CS&N)' (Atlantic)
  2. Barclay James Harvest: 'Hymn (LP-Gone To Earth)' (Polydor)
  3. Lynyrd Skynyrd: 'Preacher's Daughter (LP-Skynyrd's First & Last)' (MCA)
Connection: Religion (TV says 'things to do with the Church')

June Edit

  1. Alice Cooper: 'Jackknife Johnny (LP-From The Inside)' (Warner Bros.)
  2. Pavlov's Dog: 'Julia (LP-Pampered Menial)' (CBS)
  3. Free: 'My Brother Jake (7")' (Island)
Connection: names beginning with J
  1. Cream: 'White Room (2xLP - Wheels Of Fire)' (Polydor)
  2. Black Sabbath: 'Black Sabbath (LP - Black Sabbath)' (Vertigo)
  3. ?????? (missing from tape)
Connection: ???? Tommy comments that it isn't as obvious as you might think (possibly not colours - white, black, ?)...


  1. Motörhead: 'Bomber (LP-No Sleep 'til Hammersmith)' (Bronze)
  2. Second Coming: 'Roundhouse (LP-The Second Coming)' (Mercury)
  3. Scorpions: 'Fly To The Rainbow (2xLP-Tokyo Tapes)' (RCA)
Connection: Concert venues in London

November Edit

No FNC (fifth birthday show)


  1. King Crimson: 'I Talk To The Wind' (LP-In The Court Of The Crimson King) (Island)
  2. Asia: 'Wildest Dreams' (LP-Asia) (Geffen)
  3. Nice: 'The Thoughts Of Emerlist Davjack' (LP-Autumn '67 Spring '68) (Charisma)
Connection: Emerson Lake & Palmer
  1. Mountain: 'Nantucket Sleighride (To Owen Coffin)' (LP-Nantucket Sleighride) (Island)
  2. Focus: 'Crackers' (LP-Ship Of Memories) (Harvest)
  3. Bruford: 'Sahara Of Snow (Part One)' (LP-One Of A Kind) (Polydor)
Connection: Christmas season
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