Mini-Pop Slutfest

:: Mini-Pops - Video Killed The Radio Star ::

:: Mini-Pops - Novelty Medley ::

Here we are with another song sung by kids, so apologies in advance, though I don’t think it’s too bad. This one actually holds a bit of nostalgia for me, as the record somehow made it into my household when it came out in on K-Tel in 1982. My eight-year old self spent a little too much time listening to the Mini-Pops version of The Buggles early synth-pop classic, “Video Killed the Radio Star.” Come to think of it, I don’t think I had heard the original at that point, so this version was my shameful introduction to the song. The Mini-Pops were a television show in Britain in the 1983 and apparently caused a bit of an uproar over the inappropriateness of small children being dolled up like adults and suggestively dancing and singing pop songs. In Philadelphia, we had our own disturbing version, called “Al Alberts’ Showcase,” where we not only got song and dance in little frilly outfits, but little girls sitting on creepy Al’s lap to tell him jokes at the end of the show.

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Thursday, March 23, 2006 9:41:00 AM

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Thursday, March 23, 2006 9:42:00 AM

I just noticed the lil' Madness kids. Is Baggy trousers on the album? I would love to hear that.    

Thursday, March 23, 2006 12:23:00 PM

Here is another site for filling your Mini Pops fix.

Site Address:

Song Direct Link:    

Sunday, March 26, 2006 5:28:00 AM

Oh my, can I 2nd the request for Baggy Trousers? must...hear...!    

Sunday, March 26, 2006 5:51:00 PM

Be careful what you wish for...

The tune should be up soon in this spot, though it's included on the record as part of a "novelty medley." Also in the medley: "The Green Door," "Turning Japanese," "Stop the Cavalry," "You Drive Me Crazy," and "There's a Guy Works Down at the Chip Shop."    

Monday, March 27, 2006 5:39:00 AM


Well, I did ask. ^_^

Can't wait to torture my Madness-loving husband with this!! thanks!!    

Monday, March 27, 2006 9:40:00 AM

Hey, that was kinda' catchy! Have you heard about Dev2.O?    

Monday, April 03, 2006 10:39:00 PM

crazy... i had this album when i was a kid .. my favorite song was something about a cavalry that i would sing all day in a horribly fake english accent.. i think i need to find that on ebay now............    

Sunday, March 11, 2007 12:02:00 PM

heres Baggy Trousers (if it wasnt up already i dunno) in the Novelty Medley

ive got almost 50 Mini Pops songs (original Mini Pops) and would be willing to share/trade.    

Sunday, March 11, 2007 12:06:00 PM

Baggy Trousers (if its not alrady put up) in the Novelty Medley.

i have almost 40 original Mini Pops songs and would be willing to share/trade.    

Sunday, March 11, 2007 12:07:00 PM

sorry dubble post :P i thought it didnt work    

Sunday, March 11, 2007 12:08:00 PM

ooops again onliy ofurt some are new mini pops    

Sunday, March 11, 2007 12:10:00 PM

fourty im messing this up! :K    

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 3:33:00 PM

Thanks for the offer!!! I just sent you and email, I'm looking for some of these songs to give my wife for her birthday. I'm sure she'll be really excited when she hears them again :)    

Sunday, November 18, 2007 8:15:00 PM

ok im back to mess this up more! lol
i made a forum for the mini-pops maybe someone wants to check it out    

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 12:22:00 PM

Can you re-post???    

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