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March 19, 2020

 

 

 

 

In 64, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, on Tamla Motown,

reached No.26, with ‘Nowhere To Run’.

And in 97, ‘Closed For Business’,

on Parlophone, was a Top 10, for Mansun.

 

In 78, ‘A Little Bit Of Soap’, on Arista,

for Showaddywaddy, made the Top 5.

And in 99, ‘Out Of Control’, on Virgin,

for The Chemical Brothers, at No.9, did survive.

 

In 69, ‘Clean Up Your Own Back Yard’,

gave Elvis Presley, a No. 21, on RCA.

And in 90, ‘Wash Your Face In My Sink’,

for Dream Warriors, a No.16, on Fourth & Broadway.

 

In 93, ‘Livin’ On The Edge’, on Geffen,

for Aerosmith, a No.19.

And in 04, Hilary Duff, made No.18,

on Hollywood, with ‘Come Clean’.

 

In 89, ‘Days Like This’, on MCA,

gave Sheena Easton, a No 43.

And in 04, ’99 Problems’/’Dirt Off Your Shoulder’,

made No.12, on Roc-A-Fella, for Jay-Z.

 

In 80, The Buggles, peaked at No.38,

on Island, with ‘Clean Clean’.

And in 03, ‘Dirty Sticky Floors’, on Mute,

for Dave Gahan, reached No.18.

 

In 91, ‘Closing Time’, on Columbia,

reached No.42, for Deacon Blue.

And in 01, ‘Virus’, on VC Recordings,

also gave Mutiny UK, a No.42.

 

In 02, Garbage, on Mushroom,

had a Top 20, with ‘Shut Your Mouth’.

And in 04, ‘Livin’ Thing’, on Sony Music,

peaked at No.24, for Beautiful South.

 

In 92, Public Enemy, on Def Jam,

reached No.21, with ‘Shut ‘Em Down’.

And in 94, ‘Everywhere I Go’, on Elektra,

peaked at No.67, for Jackson Browne.

 

In 81, ‘Vital Signs’, on Mercury,

peaked at No.41, for Rush.

And in 97, ‘Swallowed’, on Interscope,

reached No.7, for Kate Bush.

 

In 79, Donna Summer, made No.29,

on Casablanca, with ‘Dim All The Lights’.

And in 87 ‘Keep Your Hands To Yourself’,

on Elektra, was a No.69, for Georgia Satellites.

 

In 79, ‘Cruel To Be Kind’, on Radar,

climbed to No.12, for Nick Lowe.

And in 03, ‘The Closest Thing To Crazy’, a Top 10,

for Katie Melua, on Dramatico.

 

 

Written by

Harriet Blackbury.

 

 

 

 

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