As a result of an obsession with BBC4's "Top of the Pops: 1984" we had a look at the era's other pop behemoth - the sprawling Now That's What I Call Music series. Starting at volume 1 and carrying on until we get bored we'll report back with highlights and lowlights of each release. First up, John Wilson goes right back to the start and gives us his take on Now 1.
Release Date: 28 November 1983
Peak UK Chart Position: #1
Best Song: Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know