This light green checked shirt appears to have been a favourite item of clothing during this time, as he can also be seen wearing it on the Old Grey Whistle Test.
Peel : “Hello, we’re the WestEnders and welcome to another TOTP. Rather special TOTP actually because it’s Shakin’ Stevens’ 50th birthday.” Long : “No, you’ve got it wrong! It’s his 50th appearance on TOTP!” (which was also wrong as it was only his 29th studio appearance on the show)
“Go West – a brace of likeable Cockneys who want to travel and meet people, and hit them with blunt instruments.”
“At 35, Russ Abbot with Joy Division’s “Atmosphere”.