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Mar 19

TONY BENNETT – “Stranger In Paradise” (8 comments) This single was eighteen months old by the time it was released here. Bennett recorded the song to plug the… wichitalineman
SHAKESPEARS SISTER – “Stay” (129 comments) It was my childhood and they were successful in the whole world. In germany and uk it was a hit… Ahmad
ANNE SHELTON – “Lay Down Your Arms” (12 comments) I should specify "in 1970" above re. Potter's 'Lay Down Your Arms' (it's on one of the Network DVDs of… Robin Carmody

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Mar 19

ROBSON AND JEROME – “Unchained Melody”/”The White Cliffs Of Dover” (127 comments) A fun fact is that Jerome Flynn's little brother is Johnny Flynn, known for acting but also for his modestly… Marshy

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Mar 19

BRYAN ADAMS – “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” (149 comments) I do like the idea of a song where the text is so much about sex that the sub-text is… Andrew Farrell

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Mar 19

ELVIS PRESLEY – “Can’t Help Falling In Love” (7 comments) So it's farewell Hal Blaine, who played drums on many Number Ones but as far as I know this was… enitharmon

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Mar 19

QUEEN – “Bohemian Rhapsody”/”These Are The Days Of Our Lives” (69 comments) Though their third highest charting hit (and my favourite among them), EITP doesn't seem as well remembered as Charly, Out… Lee Saunders
ATB – “9PM (Til I Come)” (95 comments) The final in a line of near-instrumental dance 90s #1s (Doop, Block Rockin' Beats, Flat Beat), 9pm - in its… Lee Saunders

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Mar 19

Popular ’88 (114 comments) That is a fun list of albums, although posterity raises an eyebrow at Megadeth scoring higher than Miss America, Daydream… Ed

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Mar 19

THE PRODIGY – “Firestarter” (171 comments) This raised a smile today after what has really been quite a sad day: https://twitter.com/sanglesey/status/1102541475538239488?s=19 Such a… ThePensmith

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Mar 19

FIVE + QUEEN – “We Will Rock You” (42 comments) A terrible "gotcha" of trivia quiz nights is "Who reached Number One with "We Will Rock You" ? "… Mark G
CRAIG DAVID – “7 Days” (62 comments) New reader here! Discovered the blog a couple of days ago and absolutely loving going through all the posts randomly.… Marshy

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Feb 19

THE MONKEES – “I’m A Believer” (89 comments) Peter Tork RIP ☹️ Paulito

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Feb 19

MICHAEL JACKSON – “One Day In Your Life” (28 comments) Some radio play of this over the weekend prompted me to come here to see what sort of reception it… 23 Daves

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Feb 19

ENGLAND WORLD CUP SQUAD 1970 – “Back Home” (81 comments) RIP Gordon Banks. I was never that much into it, but the 1970 WC is probably my earliest sporting memory. Lazarus

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Feb 19

ATOMIC KITTEN – “The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling)” (30 comments) it's an indication of how bland this single is that it has taken me so long to respond - the… lonepilgrim

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Feb 19

LENA MARTELL – “One Day At A Time” (73 comments) The song was well known enough for Bill Hicks to include a swift reference to it in one of his… Auntie Beryl

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Feb 19

TUBEWAY ARMY – “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?” (109 comments) I was born in 1973, like a few others around here, so was six when this was number one. Through… Auntie Beryl

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Jan 19

THE BOOMTOWN RATS – “Rat Trap” (196 comments) And so say all of us! Mark G

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Jan 19

WINDSOR DAVIES AND DON ESTELLE – “Whispering Grass” (133 comments) 132 Just to let you know that someone read your comment. Happy memories from 1975 - crap… ottersteve