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November 27, 2019

 

 

 

 

In 88, ‘Good Tradition’, was a Top 10,

for Tanita Tikaram, on WEA.

And in 2000, ‘The Great Beyond’, on Warner Brothers,

for REM, peaked at No.3.

 

In 77, ‘Got To Give It Up’, on Motown,

was a Top 7, for Marvin Gaye.

And in 07, Gabriella & Troy, made the Top 40,

on Walt Disney, with ‘Gotta Go My Own Way’.

 

In 79, ‘Day Trip To Bangor (Didn’t We Have A Lovely Time)’,

on Dingles label, for Fiddlers Dram, made the Top 3.

And in 89, ‘London Nights’, reached the Top 2,

for London Boys on WEA.

 

In 72, ‘Got To Be There’, on Tamla Motown,

for Michael Jackson – a sure Top 5 bet.

And in 88, ‘Changes’, on Ariola,

peaked at No.54 for The Alan Price Set.

 

In 68, ”Where Is Tomorrow’, on Parlophone,

reached No.39 for Cilla Black.

And in 2000, ‘Set Me Free, on When label,

peaked at No.41, for The Brit Pack.

 

In 97, Janet Jackson featuring Q-Tip & Joni,

made No.6, on Virgin, with ‘Got ’til it’s Gone’.

And in 06, ‘Manchester’, on Sony,

gave Beautiful South, a No.41.

 

In 89, ‘Got To Keep On’, on ffrr,

made No.17, for The Cookie Crew.

And in 91, ‘Goodbye Cruel World’, on London,

gave Shakespear’s Sister, a No.32.

 

In 81, ‘Good Thing Going (We’ve Got A Good Thing Going)’,

gave Sugar Minott, a Top 4 success.

And in 86 ‘Going Down To Liverpool’, made No.56,

for The Bangles, on CBS.

 

In 64, ‘Blue Christmas, on RCA,

for Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires, reached No.11.

And in 83, ‘Waiting For A Train’, on Easy Beat,

gave Flash & The Pan, a Top 7.

 

In 68, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, on Track,

made the Top 5, with ‘All Along The Watch Tower’,

And in 08, ‘Waving Flags’, on Rough Trade,

peaked at No.31, for British Sea Power.

 

In 79, ‘Viola Wills, had a No.8, on Ariola/Hansa,

with ‘Gonna Get Along Without You Now’.

And in 08, Rihanna had a gold-selling US & UK No.1,

on Def Jam, with ‘Take A Bow’.

 

In 65, ‘Goodbye My Love’, was a Top 4,

for The Searchers, on Pye.

And in 85, ending this mix, is Chaka Khan,

on Warner Brothers, at No.16, with ‘Eye To Eye’.

 

 

Written by

Harriet Blackbury

 

 

 

 

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