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April 16, 2020





In 93, ‘One Woman’, on Giant,

gave Jade, a No.22.

And in 02, ‘One Love’, on Innocent,

was a Top 3, for Blue.


In 08, One Night Only, reached No.9,

with ‘Just For Tonight’, on Vertigo.

And also in 08, ‘One Day Like This’,

on Fiction, peaked at No.35, for Elbow.


In 99, ‘Get On It’, on Mecca Recordings,

climbed to No.38, for Phoebe One.

And in 02, One True Voice, had a gold-selling Top 2,

on Ebul, with ‘Sacred Trust’/’After You’re Gone’.


And in 02, ‘One Day In Your Life’, on Epic,

took Anastacia, to No.11.

And in 03, ‘One Heart’, on Epic,

gave Celine Dion, a No.27.


In 74, ‘One Man Band’, on Chrysalis,

climbed to No.6, for Leo Sayer.

And in 78, ‘One Nation Under A Groove (Part 1)’,

for Funkadelic – a No.9 player.


In 76, One Hundred Ton & A Feather, made No.9,

with ‘It Only Takes A Minute’, on UK.

And in 85, One Way, reached No.64,

with ‘Let’s Talk About Shhh’, on MCA.


In 96, ‘One By One’, on WEA,

gave Cher a No.7.

And in 2010, ‘One Time’, on Def Jam,

for Justin Bieber, made No.11.


In 82, Bardo, made the Top 2,

with ‘One Step Further’, on Epic.

And in 2010, ‘All The Right Moves’, on Universal,

climbed to No.26, for Onerepublic.


In 01, ‘One Wild Night’, on Mercury,

gave Bon Jovi, a Top 10 success.

And in 2010, ‘One Shot’, on Epic,

reached No.6, for JLS.


In 05, ‘Grief Never Grows Old’, on One World’,

gave One World Project, a Top 4 high.

And in 88, George Michael, had a US No.1 & UK No.8,

on Epic, with ‘One More Try’.






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April 15, 2020





In 61, ‘Jim Reeves reached the Top 50,

with ‘Whispering Hope’, on RCA.

And in 93, Mica Paris, made No.65,

with ‘Whisper A Prayer’, on Fourth & Broadway.


In 63, Nino Tempo & April Stevens, on London,

saw ‘Deep Purple’, make a US.No.1 & UK No.17 entry.

And in 64, ‘Whispering’, still on London,

gave them a UK Top 20.


In 75, Windsor Davies & Don Estelle, on EMI,

with ‘Whispering Grass’, had a gold-selling, three week No.1.

And in 80, The Whispers, on Solar,

made the Top 2, with ‘And The Beat Goes On’.


In 81, ‘It’s A Love Thing’, on Solar, at No.9,

for The Whispers, their second Top 10, was to be.

And in 97, ‘Whisper Your Name’, on Epic,

gave Human Nature, a No.53.


In 63, ‘Whispering’, on Decca,

gave The Bachelors, a No.18.

And in 94, ‘Whispering Your Name’, on Columbia,

for Alison Moyet, also reached No.18.


In 80, ‘The Whisper’, on Chrysalis,

gave Selecter, a No.36.

And in 02, ‘Whispers’, on Polydor,

for Ian Brown, at No.33, ends this mix.





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In 60, ‘Smooth Sarah’, on Mercury,

gave Sarah Vaughan, a No.11.

And in 67, Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band,

took ‘Hi!’, on Pye, to No.7.


In 65, The Searchers, had a two week No.1,

on Pye, with ‘Bumble Bee’.

And also, in 65, ‘Bob Dylan’, on CBS,

for Bob Dylan, reached the Top 3.


In 62, ‘Play It Cool’, on Decca,

gave Billy Fury, a Top 2.

And in 63, Ray Charles, made the Top 10,

on HMV, with ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’.


In 60, ‘Four More’, on Coral,

for The Crickets, reached No.7

And in 64, ‘Four By The Beach Boys’, on Capitol,

gave The Beach Boys, a No.11.


In 61, Mr Acker Bilk & Terry Lightfoot, made No.19,

on Columbia, with ‘Clarinet Jamboree’.

And also in 61,’Kenny’s Big Four’, on Pye,

gave Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, a Top 3.


In 63, Mike Berry, reached No.17,

with ‘A Tribute To Buddy Holly’, on HMV.

And also in 63, ‘At The Cavern’, on Decca,

peaked at No.6, for The Big Three.


In 61, Petula Clark, made the Top 4,

with ‘The Sound Of Music’, on Pye.

And in 66, The Byrds, peaked at No.8,

on CBS, with ‘Eight Miles High’.


In 65, The Hollies, reached the Top 5,

on Parlophone, with ‘I’m Alive’.

And in 66, ‘Songs From The Frost Report’,

on Fontana, also gave Julie Felix, a Top 5.


In 62, ‘Revisited’, on London,

was a No.18, for Eartha Kitt.

And in 64, ‘Five By Five’, on Decca,

for The Rolling Stones, a twenty one week, No.1 hit.


In 64, ‘I Think Of You’, on Fontana,

gave The Merseybeats, a No.8 success.

And in 66, Simon & Garfunkel, made the Top 4,

with ‘I Am A Rock’, on CBS.


In 60, Ella Fitzgerald, rose to No.17,

with ‘Moods Of Ella’, on HMV.

And in 64, Howlin’ Wolf, peaked at No 16,

on Pye, International, with ‘Tell Me’.


In 66, ‘Farlowe In The Midnight Hour’,

on Immediate, gave Chris Farlowe, a No.6.

And also in 66, Barbra Streisand, made No.8,

on CBS, with ‘My Man’, ending this mix.



Written by

Harriet Blackbury.




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In 90, ‘Some Kind Of Heaven’, on Urban,

reached No.65, for BBG.

And in 93, ‘Some Fantastic Place’, on A & M,

gave Squeeze a No.73.


In 63, The Big Three, peaked at No.37,

on Decca, with ‘Some Other Guy’.

And in 87, Cliff Richard, made the Top 3,

with ‘Some People’, on EMI.


In 87, The Blow Monkeys, reached No.67,

with ‘Some Kind Of Wonderful’, on RCA.

And in 95, Oasis, had a gold-selling No.1,

on Creation, with ‘Some Might Say’.


In 85, Power Station, climbed to No.14,

on Parlophone, with ‘Some Like It Hot’.

And in 91, ‘Some Lie 4 Love’, on Mercury,

gave L.A.Guns, a No.61 slot.


In 03, ‘Some Velvet Moring’, on Columbia,

gave Primal Scream, a No.44.

And in 04, Kristian Leontiou, made No.54,

with ‘Some Say’, on Polydor.


In 65, ‘Some Of Your Lovin’, on Philips,

gave Dusty Springfield, a No.8 success.

And in 86, Paul Young, made No.56,

with ‘Some People’, on CBS.


In 92, All About Eve, reached No.57,

with ‘Some Finer Day’, on MCA.

And in 96, Supernova, peaked at No.55,

on Sing Sing, with ‘Some Might Say’.


In 63, ‘Some Kinda Fun’, on London,

gave Chris Montez, a Top 10 score.

And in 68, ‘Some Things You Never Get Used To’, on Tamla Motown,

for Diana Ross & The Supremes, settled at No.34.


In 73, ‘I’m A Clown’/’Some Kind Of A Summer’,

gave David Cassidy, a Top 3, on Bell.

And in 79, ‘Some Girls’, on Rak,

for Racey – a Top 2 sell.


In 83, Barry Manilow, made No.48,

on Arista, with ‘Some Kind Of Friend’.

And in 97, ‘Some Kind Of Bliss’, on Deconstruction,

for Kylie Minogue, at No.22, brings this mix to an end.





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April 11, 2020





In April, Feeder, reached No.14,

on Echo, with ‘Seven Days In The Sun’.

And in July, ‘Another Chance’, on Defected,

gave, Roger Sanchez, a No.1.


In June, The Manic Street Preachers’, made No.15,

on Epic, with ‘Ocean Spray’.

And in November, Westlife, had a silver-selling No.1,

with ‘Queen Of My Heart’, on RCA.


In August, ’21 Seconds’, on Relentless,

was a Top 3, for So Solid Crew.

And in December, ‘How Wonderful You Are’,

on Flying Sparks, gave Gordon Haskell, a Top 2.


In March, ‘Paradise’, on Curb,

found Kaci, at No.11.

And in September, ‘Oh Yeah’, on Def Jam,

for Foxy Brown, peaked at No.27.


In May, Jennifer Lopez, on Epic,

reached the Top 3, with ‘Play’.

And in September, Emma Bunton, made the Top 5,

on Virgin, with ‘Take My Breathe Away’.


In April, ‘Out Of Reach’, on Go! Beat,

gave Gabrielle, a Top 4.

And in December, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, had a Top 2,

with ‘Murder On The Dancefloor’, on Polydor.


In January, ‘Everything You Need’, on VC Recordings,

reached No.33, for Madison Avenue.

And in September, Louise, peaked at No.4,

on 1st Avenue, with ‘Stuck In The Middle With You’.


In February, Planet Funk, climbed to the Top 5,

on Virgin, with ‘Chase The Sun’.

And in September, ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’,

on Parlophone, gave Kylie Minogue, a platinum, four week No.1.


In August ‘Let Me Blow Ya Mind’, on Interscope,

for Eve Featuring Gwen Stefani, made the Top 4.

And in October, Erick Sermon featuring Marvin Gaye,

peaked at No.36, with ‘Music’, on Polydor.


In March, Damage, made No.11,

on Cooltempo, with ‘Still Be Lovin’ You’.

And in December, The Stereophonics, rose to No.4

with ‘Handbags & Gladrags’, on V2.


In April, Crazy Town, had a US No.1 & UK Top 3,

on Columbia, with ‘Butterfly’.

And in July, Ian Van Dahl, made the Top 3,

on NuLife, with ‘Castles¬† In The Sky’.


In July, Cast, reached No.45,

with ‘Desert Drought’, on Polydor.

And in August, ‘All The Way To Reno’,

on Warner Brothers, gave REM, a No.24.



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Harriet Blackbury.




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In 84, ‘Street Dance’, on Record Shack,

gave Break Machine, a Top 3.

And in 03, ‘Shake ya Tailfeather’, on Bad Boy,

a US No.1 & UK Top 10, for Nelly, P Diddy & Murphy Lee.


In 93, ‘Break From The Old Routine’, made No.17,

for OUI 3, on MCA.

And in 09, Taio Cruz, reached No. 1,

with ‘Break Your Heart’, on Fourth & Broadway.


In 79, ‘Break Your Groove Thing’, made No.26,

for Peaches & Herb, on Polydor.

And in 91, ‘Break On Through’, on Elektra,

gave The Doors, a No.64.


In 84, ‘Breakin’… There’s No Stopping Us’,

gave Ollie & Jerry, a Top 5.

And in 08, Britney Spears, climbed to No.15,

with ‘Break The Ice’, on Jive.


In 92, ‘Shake Your Head’, on Fontana’,

gave, Was (Not Was), a No.4 place.

And in 96, Toni Braxton, with ‘Un-Break My Heart’,

had a Platinum, US.No.1 & UK Top 2, on LaFace.


In 84, ‘Breakdance Party’, on Record Shack,

gave Break Machine, a No.9 entry.

And in 93, Break It Down Again’, on Mercury,

saw Tears For Fears, reach the Top 20.


In 88, ‘Shake Your Love’, on Atlantic,

for Debbie Gibson, peaked at No.7.

And in 02, ‘Break Ya Neck’, on J Records,

gave Busta Rhymes, a No.11.


In 54, Bill Haley & His Comets, reached No.4,

with ‘Shake, Rattle & Roll’, on Brunswick.

And in 09, ‘Shake It, on Columbia,

for Metro Station, a No.6 pick.


In 73, The Stylistics, made No 34,

with ‘Break Up To Make Up’, on Avco.

And in 74, ‘Break The Rules’, on Vertigo,

climbed to No.8, for Status Quo.


In 69, The Beach Boys, rose to No.6,

on Capitol, with ‘Breakaway’.

And in 06, Kelly Clarkson’, made No.22,

with ‘Breakaway’, on RCA.


In 86, ‘Shake You Down’, gave Gregory Abbott,¬†

a silver selling, US No.1 & UK No.6, on CBS

And, also in 86, ‘Shake Your Foundations’, on Atlantic,

gave AC/DC, a No.24 success.


In 02, ‘At Night’, on Defected,

gave Shakedown, a No.6.

And in 05, ‘Shake A Leg’, on Relentless,

for Roll Deep, at No.24, ends this mix.





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April 10, 2020





In October, Dina Carroll, reached No.16,

with ‘One, Two, Three’, on 1st Avenue.

Also, in October, ‘Perfect 10’, on Go! Discs,

gave Beautiful South, a Top 2.


In September, ‘Are You That Somebody’, on Atlantic,

for Aaliyah, peaked at No.11.

And in December, ‘War Of Nerves’, on London,

gave All Saints, a No.7.


In April, ‘Take Your Partner By The Hand’, a No.74,

for Howie B Featuring Robbie Robertson, on Polydor.

And in May, ‘Nice & Slow’, on LaFace,

gave Usher, a US No.1 & UK No.24.


In May, Hinda Hicks, reached No.19,

on Island, with ‘You Think You Own Me’.

And in June, ‘Got The Feelin’, on RCA,

gave Five, a Top 3.


In January, ‘All Around The World’, on Creation,

gave Oasis, a No.1 entry.

And in March, ‘I’m Ready’, on A&M,

for Bryan Adams, peaked at No.20.


In March, Shed Seven, climbed to No.11,

with ‘She Left Me On Friday’, on Polydor.

And in September, ‘I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing’,

for Aerosmith, on Columbia, a gold selling US No.1 & UK Top 4.


In September, ‘It’s True’, on Interscope,

reached No.24, for Queen Pen.

And in December, ‘Searchin’ My Soul’, on Epic,

gave Vonda Shephard, a Top 10.


In October, ‘Cruel Summer’, on London,

peaked at No.8, for Ace Of Base.

And in November, ‘Human Beings’, on Warner Brothers,

gave Seal, a Top 50 place.


In June, ‘Don’t Come Home Too Soon’,

on A&M, a No.15, for Del Amitri.

And in December, ‘She Wants You’, on Innocent,

gave Billie Piper, a Top 3.


In June, ‘Play That Funky Music’, on Eagle,

gave Thunder, a No.39.

And in December, ‘Big Big World’, on Universal,

took Emilia, to the Top 5 line.


In April, Louise, peaked at No.11,

with ‘All That Matters’, on 1st Avenue.

And in October, Alanis Morissette, made the Top 5,

on Maverick, with ‘Thank U’.


In August, Morcheeba, peaked at No.38,

on China, with ‘Part Of The Process’.

And in October, ‘Car Wash’, on MCA,

gave Rose Royce Featuring Gwen Dickey, a No.8 success.





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April 9, 2020





In 69, ‘He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother’,

on Parlophone, gave The Hollies, a No.1.

And in 86, ‘Heartache All Over The World’,

made No.45, on Rocket, for Elton John.


In 70, Arrival, reached No.16,

on Decca, with ‘I Will Survive’.

And in 09, Hopes & Fears, on RCA,

gave Will Young, a No.65.


In 86, Talk Talk, peaked at No.48,

with ‘Living In Another World’, on EMI.

And in 89, ‘Do The Right Thing’, on 10Ten,

was a No.13, for Redhead Kingpin & The FBI.


In 78, ‘Hard Road’, on Vertigo,

gave Black Sabbath a No.33.

And in 99, All Blue, reached No.73,

with ‘Prisoner’, on Wea.


In 71, The Velvelettes, on Tamla Motown,

made No.34, with ‘These Things Will Keep Me Loving You’.

And in 95, ‘Never Knew Love’, on Fontana,

for Oleta Adams, rose to No.22.


In 66, The Byrds, made No.15,

with ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ EP, on CBS.

And in 86, ‘Think For A Minute’, on Go! Discs,

gave The Housemartins, a No.18 success.


In 69, The Four Tops, on Tamla Motown,

reached No.11, with ‘Do What You Gotta Do’.

And in 89, ‘The Living Years’, on Wea,

for Mike & The Mechanics, a gold-selling US No.1 & UK Top 2.


In 92, ‘Home Sweet Home’, on Elektra,

peaked at No.37, for Motley Crue.

And in 08, ‘Chasing Pavements’, on XL Recordings,

gave Adele, a Top 2.


In 85, Freddie Mercury, rose to No.1,

with ‘Living On My Own’, on CBS.

And in 08, Kanye West, made the Top 10,

on Roc-A-Fella, with ‘Heartless’.


In 94, ‘Inside’, on White Water,

gave Stiltskin, a No.1 place.

And in 95, ‘Living In Danger’, made No.18,

on Metronome, for Ace Of Base.


In 68, ‘Ain’t Got No-I Got Life’/’Do What You Gotta Do’,

made No.2, on RCA, for Nina Simone.

And in 81, The Specials, had a gold-selling, 3 week No.1,

with Ghost Town, on 2 Tone.


In 70, Stevie Wonder, on Tamla Motown,

took ‘Heaven Help Us All’, to the No.29 lane.

And in 91, George Michael, reached No.31,

on Epic, with ‘Heal The Pain’.





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In 72, Hurricane Smith, on Columbia,

made the Top 4, with ‘Oh Babe What Would You Say’.

And in 86, ‘Oh, People’, reached No.26,

for Patti Labelle, on MCA.


In 65, ‘Oh No Not My Baby’, on HMV,

gave Manfred Mann, a No.11.

And in 06, ‘Oh! What A Girl’, on Simplyred.com,

for Simply Red, peaked at No.57.


In 71, ‘Oh You Pretty Thing’, reached No.12,

for Peter Noone, on Rak,

And in 83, ‘Oh Diane’, on Warner Brothers,

made No.9, for Fleetwood Mac.


In 81, ‘Oh No’, on Motown,

gave The Commodores, a No.44.

And in 03, Erasure peaked at No.13,

on Mute, with ‘Oh L’amour’.


In 80, Roxy Music, made the Top 5,

with ‘Oh Yeah (On The Radio)’, on Polydor.

And in 85, ‘Oh Loiuse’, on London,

gave Junior, a No.74.


In 59, Neil Sedaka, reached the Top 3,

with ‘Oh Carol’, on RCA.

And in 78, ‘Oh What A Circus’, on Mercury,

gave David Essex, a gold-selling, Top 3 play.


In 85, Change, peaked at No.56,

with ‘Oh What A Feeling’, on Cooltempo.

And in 93, Nirvana, climbed to No.12,

with ‘Oh The Guilt’, on Touch & Go’.


In 54, Eddie Fisher, had a US No.1 & UK No.9,

with ‘Oh My Papa’, on HMV.

And in 57, ‘Oh Boy’, on Coral,

gave The Crickets, a Top 3.


In 90, Paul Young, rose to No.25,

with ‘Oh Girl’, on CBS.

And in 96, ‘Oh Yeah’, on Infectious,

gave Ash, a No.6 success.


In 04, ‘Oh My God’, on B Unique,

gave The Kaiser Chiefs, a Top 6.

And in 06, ‘Oh Mandy’, on Radiate,

at No.54, for The Spinto Band, ends this mix.






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April 8, 2020





In January, ‘Different World’, on EMI,

gave Iron Maiden, a Top 3.

And in May, Shirley Bassey, made No.37,

on Lock, Stock & Barrel, with ‘The Living Tree’.


In February, ‘Say It Right’, on Polydor,

gave Nelly Furtado, a US No.1 & UK Top 10 seller.

And in September, ‘Are You Trying To Be Lonely’,

on Acid Jazz, a No.31, for Andy Lewis & Paul Weller.


In August, The Foo Fighters, peaked at No.8,

with ‘The Pretender’, on RCA.

And in October, ‘Potential Break Up Song’,

on Hollywood/Angel, made No.22, for Aly & AJ.


In January, ‘Starz In Their Eyes’, on Mercury,

for Just Jack, reached No.2.

And in December, at No.32, were The Stereophonics,

with ‘My Friends’, on V2.


In June, Twang, reached No.8,

with ‘Either Way’, on B Unique/Polydor.

And in November, ‘Inconsolable’, on Jive,

gave, The Backstreet Boys, a No.24.


In March, The Sugababes, made No.1,

on Fascination/Island, with ‘Walk This Way’.

And in December, Christine Aguilera,

was at No.39, with ‘Hurt’, on RCA.


In April, ‘Don’t Matter’, on Universal,

for Akon, a US No.1 & UK Top 3.

And in November, Swedish singer – Robyn,

peaked at No.17, on Konichiwa, with ‘Handle Me’.


In April, ‘Wild World’, on Island,

took Cat Stevens to No.52.

And also, in April, Erasure made No.21, on Mute,

with ‘I Could Fall In Love With You’.


In January, U2, reached the Top 4,

on Mercury, with ‘Window In The Skies’.

And in October, The Killers, peaked at No.13,

also on Mercury, with ‘Tranquilize’.


In February, ‘Alfie’, on Regal,

gave Lily Allen, a No.15 place.

And in March, Ciara, reached No.16,

with ‘Like A Boy’, on LaFace.


In March, Joss Stone, peaked at No.28,

on Relentless, with ‘Tell Me About It’.

And in November, Australian group – Pendulum,

on Warner Brothers, made No.29, with ‘Granite’.


In February, The Kaiser Chiefs, made No.1,

with ‘Ruby’, on B Unique/Polydor.

And in December, ‘Fairytale Of New York’, on Warner Brothers,

gave The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl, a Top 4.



Written by

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