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    Don Everly dies aged 84

    Don Everly of the iconic rock ‘n’ roll duo The Everly Brothers has died aged 84. His family confirmed he died at his home in Nashville on Saturday (21 August). The family’s statement read: “Don lived by what he felt in his heart. Don expressed his appreciation for the ability to live his...
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    Queen's Greatest Hits on course for UK No 1

    Queen's Greatest Hits is the biggest-selling album of all time in the UK and is now on course to be Britain's No 1 album for the first time since 1981. The iconic record has been re-released across new formats for its 40th anniversary in what is also Queen's 50th anniversary year. The album...
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    All done, 50s & 60s music complete

    All done, 50s & 60s music complete Phew, now for the next 1,000 of the 70s
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    1 more year of the 60s to do

    Been a busy day today, have added all the sixties except 1969, too tired to do that tonight.
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    The 1950s

    The singles chart was not born until Nov 1952. The early number 1s of the 50s were based on sheet music sales. The most notable artist(s) is/are quoted for each title. 1950 7 Jan Ink Spots You're Breaking My Heart 2 21 Jan Billy Whitlock Hop Scotch Polka 1 28 Jan...
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    The 1960s

    1960 95 30 Jan Michael Holliday Starry Eyed 1 96 6 Feb Anthony Newley Why 4 97 5 Mar Adam Faith Poor Me 2 98 19 Mar Johnny Preston Running Bear 2 99 2 Apr Lonnie Donegan My Old Man's A Dustman 4 100 30 Apr Anthony Newley Do You Mind 1 101 7 May The Everly Brothers Cathy's...
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    The 1970s

    1970 281 31 Jan Edison Lighthouse Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) 5 282 7 Mar Lee Marvin Wand'rin' Star 3 283 28 Mar Simon & Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 3 284 18 Apr Dana All Kinds Of Everything 2 285 2 May Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky 2 286 16 May England...
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    The 1980s

    1980 449 19 Jan The Pretenders Brass In Pocket 2 450 2 Feb The Specials The Special AKA Live! (EP) 2 451 16 Feb Kenny Rogers Coward Of The County 2 452 1 Mar Blondie Atomic 2 453 15 Mar Fern Kinney Together We Are Beautiful 1 454 22 Mar The Jam Going Underground / Dreams Of...
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    The 1990s

    1990 639 13 Jan New Kids On The Block Hangin' Tough 2 640 27 Jan Kylie Minogue Tears On My Pillow 1 641 3 Feb Sinead O'Connor Nothing Compares 2 U 4 642 3 Mar Beats International featuring Lindy Layton Dub Be Good To Me 4 643 31 Mar Snap The Power 2 644 14 Apr Madonna Vogue 4...
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    1960s

    1960 01 The Everly Brothers Cathy's Clown 02 The Shadows Apache 03 Cliff Richard Please Don't Tease 04 Anthony Newley Why 05 Shirley Bassey As Long As He Needs Me 06 Roy Orbison Only The Lonely 07 Elvis Presley It's Now Or Never 08 Jimmy Jones Handy Man 09 Elvis Presley Mess Of...
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    1970s

    1970 01 Elvis Presley The Wonder Of You 02 Mungo Jerry In The Summertime 03 Freda Payne Band Of Gold 04 Simon & Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 05 Rolf Harris Two Little Boys 06 Lee Marvin Wand'rin' Star 07 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky 08 England World Cup Squad Back...
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    1980s

    1980 01 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax 02 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Two Tribes 03 Stevie Wonder I Just Called To Say I Love You 04 Black Box Ride On Time 05 Jennifer Rush The Power Of Love 06 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? 07 Culture Club Karma Chameleon 08 Jive Bunny &...
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