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May 7, 2017

 

 

In 78 with ‘Radio Radio’

was Elvis Costello at No. 9,

and in 89 The Traveling Wilburys

recorded ‘End Of The Line’.

 

In 76, The Isley Brothers

took ‘Harvest For The World’ to No. 10,

and in 92 at No.1 was –

‘End Of The Road’ by Boys ll Men.

 

‘Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye’

in 70 found Steam at No 9.

This song also (at No.10 in 83)

saw Bananarama shine.

 

‘Don’t Let It Die’ by Hurricane Smith,

in 71 reached No.2,

and in 63, a Top 20 for Skeeter Davis

saw ‘End Of The World’ come into view.

 

In 67 ‘A Place In The Sun’

for Stevie Wonder made the Top 20.

‘Heaven Help Us All’ another of his songs,

in 70, making a chart entry.

 

In 80 with ‘Masterblaster (Jammin)’

he reached No.2, doing it his way,

and another No.2 back in 69

was ‘Yester-me Yester-you Yesterday.

 

In 65, ‘It’s The Same Old Song’

found The Four Tops at 34,

and in 76, ‘Don’t Stop The Music’

by Tavares reached No.4

 

In 91, ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’, a Top 20

by Paul Young, fans thought just heaven.

(This song originally a hit for Crowded House,

making No.25 in 87).

 

In 58, The Platters –

took ‘Twilight Time’ to No.3,

and 70 saw The Beatles

at No.2 with ‘Let It Be.’

 

‘Resurrection Shuffle’ in 71

by Ashton, Gardener & Dyke at No.3

And making No.1 in 80,

David Bowie set ‘Ashes to Ashes’ free.

 

In 82, ‘Don’t Stop Believin’

found Journey at No.6,

‘Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now’ from 84,

by The Smiths, in this final mix.

 

In 97, ‘The End Is The Beginning Is The End’

by The Smashing Pumpkins made No.10,

and ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It’

in 91, a Top 40 for REM.

 

By Harriet Blackbury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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