‘The Old Chart Show’ Playlist…

Here’s the Playlist for this week’s ‘Old Chart Show’ on Southampton Hospital Broadcasting – www.sohba.org – which airs every Sunday, from 6 to 7pm. The show features nothing but UK Chart Number 1′s from the very first chart, published on 14th November 1952, to the present day.

24th August 2014

  1. Domino” – Jessie J (2 weeks at #1 in January/February 2012)
  2. Smile” – Lily Allen (2 weeks, July 2006)
  3. Love Is All Around” – Wet Wet Wet (15 weeks **, June-September 1994)
  4. Easy Lover” – Phil Collins & Philip Bailey (4 weeks, March/April 1985)
  5. You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” – Barry White (2 weeks, December 1974)
  6. Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?” – Peter Sarstedt (4 weeks, February/March 1969)
  7. The Day the Rains Came” – Jane Morgan (1 week, January 1959)
  8. Just the Way You Are” – Bruno Mars (1 week, October 2010)
  9. Rock DJ” – Robbie Williams (1 week, August 2000)
  10. 99 Red Balloons” – Nena (3 weeks, March 1984)
  11. The Mystery Lyric – Can you identify the Artist & Track title from the lyric below *
  12. When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman” – Dr Hook (3 weeks, -November/December 1979)
  13. Baby, Now That I’ve Found You” – The Foundations (2 weeks, November 1967)
  14. Stranger In Paradise” – Tony Bennett (2 weeks, May 1955)
  15. FILLER (if needed): “Albatross” – Fleetwood Mac (1 week, January/February 1969)

* This weeks’ Mystery Lyric is “Some People Call Me the Space Cowboy, Yeah, Some – Call Me the Gangster of Love…”. Can you identify the Artist & Track title that the lyric comes from?

* 26th August 2014 Mystery Lyric answer (a day later than usual, due to the Bank -Holiday) – The Steve Miller Band – “The Joker”. (2 weeks, September 1990 (Re-issue)) Did you get it?

** The second longest consecutive number of weeks at #1 of all time, in the UK. Beaten only by ‘Everything I Do, I Do It for You‘ – Bryan Adams (16 weeks, July-November 1991)

N.B. There will be no ‘Old Chart Show’ on 31st August 2014, due to the Live coverage of cricket from the Ageas Bowl. (Hampshire v. Leicestershire – LV County Championship)

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