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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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    1950s

    It's nice to be able to actually hear the words that are being sung, not like today.
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    WWW.FERNDALE-PLYMOUTH.ORG

    Nice to see this, a radio station of our own again, that greatest hits is a national station now. Boring
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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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    Music charts are growing

    It's hard work Amber but I'm getting there.
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    The 1950s

    1959 79 24 Jan Jane Morgan The Day The Rains Came 1 80 31 Jan Elvis Presley One Night / I Got Stung 3 81 21 Feb Shirley Bassey As I Love You 4 82 21 Mar The Platters Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 1 83 28 Mar Russ Conway Side Saddle 4 84 25 Apr Buddy Holly It Doesn't Matter Anymore 3...
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    The 1950s

    1958 66 11 Jan Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls Of Fire 2 67 25 Jan Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock 3 68 15 Feb Michael Holliday The Story Of My Life 2 69 1 Mar Perry Como Magic Moments 8 70 26 Apr Marvin Rainwater Whole Lotta Woman 3 71 17 May Connie Francis Who's Sorry Now 6 72 28...
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    The 1950s

    1957 53 5 Jan Guy Mitchell Singing The Blues 1 54 12 Jan Tommy Steele Singing The Blues 1 re 19 Jan Guy Mitchell Singing The Blues 1 55 26 Jan Frankie Vaughan The Garden Of Eden (tied for one week) 4 re 2 Feb Guy Mitchell Singing The Blues (tied for one week) 1 56 23 Feb Tab...
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    The 1950s

    1956 re 7 Jan Bill Haley & His Comets Rock Around The Clock 2 41 21 Jan Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons 4 42 18 Feb Dean Martin Memories Are Made Of This 4 43 17 Mar Dreamweavers It's Almost Tomorrow 2 44 31 Mar Kay Starr Rock And Roll Waltz 1 re 7 Apr Dreamweavers It's...
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    The 1950s

    1955 27 8 Jan Dickie Valentine Finger Of Suspicion 1 28 15 Jan Rosemary Clooney Mambo Italiano 1 re 22 Jan Dickie Valentine Finger Of Suspicion 2 re 5 Feb Rosemary Clooney Mambo Italiano 2 29 19 Feb Ruby Murray Softly Softly 3 30 12 Mar Tennessee Ernie Ford Give Me Your Word 7...
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    The 1950s

    1954 16 9 Jan Eddie Calvert Oh Mein Papa 9 17 13 Mar The Stargazers I See The Moon 5 18 17 Apr Doris Day Secret Love 1 re 24 Apr The Stargazers I See The Moon 1 19 1 May Johnnie Ray Such A Night 1 re 8 May Doris Day Secret Love 8 20 3 Jul David Whitfield with Chorus &...
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    The 1950s

    1953 2 17 Jan Jo Stafford You Belong To Me 1 3 24 Jan Kay Starr Comes A-Long A-Love 1 4 31 Jan Eddie Fisher Outside Of Heaven 1 5 7 Feb Perry Como Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes 5 6 14 Mar Guy Mitchell She Wears Red Feathers 4 7 11 Apr The Stargazers Broken Wings 1 8...
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    The 1950s

    1952 12 Jan Anne Shelton The Loveliest Night Of The Year 4 23 Feb Guy Mitchell There's Always Room At Our House 4 22 Mar Nat 'King' Cole Unforgettable 10 24 May Jo Stafford Around The Corner 3 14 Jun Vera Lynn Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart 10 23 Aug Alma Cogan The...
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    The 1950s

    1951 6 Jan Mel Blanc I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat 3 27 Jan Teddy Johnson • Donald Peers Beloved, Be Faithful 1 3 Feb Billy Cotton Band The Petite Waltz 2 17 Feb Patti Page • Anita O'Day The Tennessee Waltz 9 21 Apr Les Paul & Mary Ford Mockin' Bird Hill 10 30 Jun...
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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

    1969 263 4 Jan Marmalade Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da 1 re 11 Jan Scaffold Lily The Pink 1 re 18 Jan Marmalade Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da 2 264 1 Feb Fleetwood Mac Albatross 1 265 8 Feb The Move Blackberry Way 1 266 15 Feb Amen Corner (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice 2 267 1 Mar Peter Sarstedt...
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    The 1960s

    1968 242 27 Jan Georgie Fame The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde 1 243 3 Feb Love Affair Everlasting Love 2 244 17 Feb Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn 2 245 2 Mar Esther & Abi Ofarim Cinderella Rockefella 3 246 23 Mar Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich The Legend Of Xanadu 1 247 30 Mar...
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    The 1960s

    1967 228 21 Jan The Monkees I'm A Believer 4 229 18 Feb Petula Clark This Is My Song 2 230 4 Mar Engelbert Humperdinck Release Me 6 231 15 Apr Frank & Nancy Sinatra Something Stupid 2 232 29 Apr Sandie Shaw Puppet On A String 3 233 20 May The Tremeloes Silence Is Golden 3...
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