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February 3, 2017

 

 

With ‘Wannabe’ in 96

The Spice Girls hit the top spot.

And ‘Mama’ and ‘Spice Up Your Life’,

a pick of No.1’s to follow on the trot.

 

With ‘Love And Affection’, Joan Armatrading,

in 76 had this much loved top ten ,

and ‘Me, Myself, I, just one of her 80’s songs,

Feminists adored playing – again and again.

 

In 07, The Kaiser Chiefs

took ‘Ruby’ to the No.1 slot.

This group one to ‘Never Miss A Beat’

with Sheffield’s Ricky Wilson, so hot.

 

‘Think Twice’ came in 94 –

the first No.1 for Celine Dion.

‘It’s All Coming Back To Me Now’ – was heaven,

before, in 98, ‘My Heart Will Go On’.

 

‘Why’ and ‘Walking on Broken Glass’ –

Top 10 hits for Annie Lennox in 92,

And ‘No More I Love Yous’ in 95,

in the Charts at Number 2

 

In 77 America’s Thelma Houston,

sang ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’,

and in 93 at Number 4 –

were Shakespear’s Sister with ‘Stay’

 

In 08, ‘Mercy’ – No.1 for Duffy,

and at No.3 was Warwick Avenue.

‘I Kissed A Girl’ sang Katy Perry,

and in 09 she was ‘Thinking Of You’.

 

In 90, with ‘Vision Of Love’,

US Diva, Mariah Carey hit the scene.

‘Without You’, her first No.1,

with many more hits in between.

 

Featuring Westlife, her next No.1 –

‘Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)’,

and with ‘All I want For Christmas Is You’,

she takes her annual bow.

 

From Dolly to timeless Madonna.

From Cilla to Florence And The Machine.

From Kylie, (always relevant) –

Girl Power – setting the scene.

 

From Dusty to Lady GaGa.

From Blondie to Taylor Swift.

From Lulu (forever vital) –

Girl Power – guaranteed to give you a lift.

 

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