Just for fun – this is a list of pop records that I like/love (* for love), and were number ones in Britain. Another to show another part of myself.
16 Tons, Tennessee Ernie Ford, January-February 1956.
Why Do Fools Fall in Love?, Teenagers, July- August 1956.*
Whatever Will Be, Will Be, Doris Day, August-September 1956.
A Woman in Love, Frankie Laine, October-November 1956.
All Shook Up, Elvis, June- August 1957.*
That’ll Be the Day, Crickets, November 1957.*
Great Balls of Fire, Jerry Lee Lewis, January 1958.
Jailhouse Rock, Elvis, January-February 1958.*
Whole Lotta Woman, Marvin Rainwater, April-May 1958.
Who’s Sorry Now, Connie Francis, May-June 1958.*
All I Have to Do Is Dream, Everly Brothers, July-August 1958.*
It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Buddy Holly, April-May 1959.*
Here Comes Summer, Jerry Keller, October 1959.*
What D’You Want to Make Eyes At Me For, Emile Ford, December 1959-January 1960.
Cathy’s Clown, Everly Brothers, May-June 1960.*
Tell Laura I Love Her, Ricky Valence, October 1960.
Only the Lonely, Roy Orbison, October 1960.*
It’s Now or Never, Elvis, November 1960-January 1961.
Poetry in Motion, Johnny Tillotson, January 1961.*
Are You Lonesome Tonight, Elvis, January-Febuary 1961.*
Walk On By, Everly Brothers, February 1961.
Runaway, Del Shannon, May-July 1961.*
Take Good Care of My Baby, Bobby Vee, December 1961.*
Let’s Twist Again, Chubby Checker, February-March 1962.*
Nut Rocker, B. Bumble & the Stingers, May 1962.
I Can’t Stop Loving You, Ray Charles, July 1962.
Return to Sender, Elvis, December 1962.
Do You Want to Know a Secret, Billy J Kramer, June 1963.
Sweets For My Sweet, Searchers, August 1963.*
Do You Love Me, Brian Poole & the Tremeloes, October 1963.
Glad All Over, Dave Clarke Five, January 1964.
Needles and Pins, Searchers, February 1964.*
Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Searchers, May 1964.
It’s Over, Roy Orbison, June 1964.
Have I the Right, Honeycombs, August-September 1964.
You Really Got Me, The Kinks, September 1964.*
Oh, Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison, October 1964.*
Baby Love, Supremes, November 1964.*
Yeh Yeh, Georgie Fame, January 1965.*
Go Now, Moody Blues, January 1965.*
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’, Righteous Brothers, February 1965.*
Tired of Waiting For You, The Kinks, February 1965.*
I’ll Never Find Another You, Seekers, February 1965.
Keep On Running, Spencer Davis Group, January 1966.*
These Boot Are Made For Walkin’, Nancy Sinatra, February 1966.*
The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore, Walker Brothers, March-April 1966.*
You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me, Dusty, April 1966.*
Pretty Flamingo, Manfred Mann, May 1966.
Out of Time, Chris Farlowe, July 1966.*
Reach Out, I’ll Be There, Four Tops, October-November 1966.*
Good Vibrations, Beach Boys, November 1966.
I’m a Believer, The Monkees, January-February 1967.*
Silence is Golden, Tremeloes, May-June 1967.
A Whiter Shade of Pale, Procol Harum, June-July 1967.
San Francisco, Scott McKenzie, August-September 1967.*
Baby Now That I’ve Found You, Foundations, November 1967.
Young Girl, Union Gap, May-June 1968.
Baby Come Back, Equals, July 1968.
Mony Mony, Tommy James & the Shondells, July-August 1968.*
With a Little Help From My Friends, Joe Cocker, November 1968.
(If Paradise) is Half as Nice, Amen Corner, February 1969.*
I Heard through the Grapevine, Marvin Gaye, March-April 1969.*
The Israelites, Desmond Dekker, April 1969.*
Dizzy, Tommy Roe, June 1969.
Something In the Air, Thunderclap Newman, July 1969.
In the Year 2525, Zager and Evans, August-September 1969.*
Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival, September-October 1969.
Sugar Sugar, Arches, November 1969.
I Want You Back, Jackson 5, February 1970.
In the Summertime, Mungo Jerry, June-July 1970.
All Right Now, Free, July 1970.
Lola, The Kinks, August 1970.
Tears of a Clown, Smokey Robinson & Miracles, August-September 1970.*
Band of Gold, Freda Payne, September-October 1970.*
Hot Love, T. Rex, March-April 1971.
Get It On, T. Rex, July-August 1971.*
Hey Girl, Don’t Bother Me, The Tams, September 1971.*
Telegraph Sam, T. Rex, February 1972.
Children of the Revolution, T. Rex, September 1972.
The Jean Genie, David Bowie, January 1973.
When Will I See You Again, Three Degrees, August 1974.
Make Me Smile, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, March 1975.
Space Oddity, David Bowie, November 1975.
God Save the Queen, Sex Pistols, June 1977.
Ma Baker, Boney M, July 1977.
Rivers of Babylon, Boney M, May-June 1978.
Y.M.C.A., Village People, January 1979.
Heart of Glass, Blondie, February-March 1979.*
Oliver’s Army, Elvis Costello, March 1979.
I Will Survive, Gloria Gaynor, March 1979.
Dance Away, Roxy Music, June 1979.
Ring My Bell, Anita Ward, June-July 1979.
Message in a Bottle, Police, October 1979.
Video Killed the Radio Star, Buggles, October 1979.
Brass in Pocket, Pretenders, January 1980.*
My Girl, Madness, February 1980.
The Special AKA Live (EP), Specials, February 1980.
Call Me, Blondie, April-May 1980.*
Theme from M.A.S.H, Mash, June 1980.
Ashes to Ashes, David Bowie, August-September 1980.
Don’t Stand So Close to Me, Police, October 1980.*
Ghost town, Specials, July 1981.*
Don’t You Want Me, Human League, December 1981-January 1982.*
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me, Culture Club, October-November 1982.
Billie Jean, Micheal Jackson, March 1983.
Let’s Dance, David Bowie, April 1983.
Every Breath You Take, Police, June -July 1983.
Karma Chameleon, Culture Club, October-November 1983.
I Feel For You, Chaka Khan, November- December 1984.
Crazy For You, Madonna, June 1985.
Frankie, Sister Sledge, July 1985.
Into the Groove, Madonna, August 1985.
West End Girls, Pet Shop Boys, January 1986.
Papa Don’t Preach, Madonna, July 1986.
Don’t Leave Me That Way, The Communards, September-October 1986.
It’s a Sin, Pet Shop Boys, July 1987.
Always on My Mind, Pet Shop Boys, December 1987-January 1988.
Back to Life, Soul II Soul, July 1989.
Love Shack, The B 52’s, March 1990.
I have finish now.