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34. 'Unchained Melody', by Jimmy Young

Unchained Melody, by Jimmy Young (his 1st of two #1s)

3 weeks, from 24th June to 15th July 1955

Forget ‘I Believe’, discard ‘How Much is that Doggie’ 944 altre parole

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A Gem of 1950's Television

Earlier in the week, I was watching videos of some of the greatest speeches in history, because I am a nerd. However, after a video of Robert F. 769 altre parole

33. 'Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White', by Eddie Calvert

Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White, by Eddie Calvert (his 2nd of two #1s)

4 weeks, from 27th May to 24th June 1955

And so, for the second time in chart history, two versions of the same song take their turn at the top. 516 altre parole

Number Ones

[Music] The Wanderers / Ruth Price - Shadrach Meshack and Abednego / Shadrach

Jazz siren Ruth Price tears up this classic tune in a scat style, whereas The Wanderers give this a more hip, uptempo interpretation.  Swingin’ stuff!



Spike at One Hundred – comic genius Terrence Alan “Spike” Milligan was born this day in 1918 in Ahmednagar, British India. Formative years in the sub-continent and Rangoon as well as a memorable stint in the British Army during WW2 he went on to basically create the comedic structure of the late C20th. 70 altre parole


OUT FOR KICKS vol.1-3 [Rare 50's/60's Rock'n'Roll/R&B]

Cool mix of mostly obscure 50’s & 60’s R’n’R/R&B rockers in this three vinyl volume series. Killer stuff as Scotty Mckay ”Midnight Crying Time”, Tommy Bell… 69 altre parole