ubikcan

March 2, 2008

The most incredible run of musical hits ever!!

Filed under: Humor, Music — ubikcan @ 5:37 pm

Wikipedia gives us the most incredible run of musical hits ever made. This was during 1972-3.

Just check them out. These are the number 1 hits over that time in order:

Mouldy Old Dough
by Lieutenant Pigeon –who can forget this!!
UK number one single
October 10, 1972

Clair UK number one single
November 7, 1972
Um, ok don’t know that one

My Ding-aling
By Chuck Berry and his only #1 hit (good for trivia!)
UK number one single
November 21, 1972

I’ll be your long-haired lover from Liverpool
Jimmy Osmond
UK number one single

December 12, 1972
Unforgettable stuff! Xmas #1

Blockbuster
The Sweet
UK number one single
January 23, 1973
Incredible song!

Cum on feel the noize!
Slade
UK number one single
February 27, 1973
Unbeatable

The twelfth of never
Donny Osmond
UK number one single
(Donny Osmond version)

March 26, 1973
Oh well.

Tie a yellow ribbon round the old oak tree
Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
UK number one single
April 17, 1973
Urk, oh well.

See my baby jive!
Wizzard
UK number one single
May 15, 1973
Back to the greats! ♥ Roy Wood!

Can the can
Suzy Quatro
UK number one single
June 12, 1973
Suzy Q! How well I remember this. The first woman to make an impression on me as a woman. I was 10½.

Rubber bullets
10cc
UK number one single
June 23, 1973
Another classic, somewhat risque because of British actions in Northern Ireland.

Skweeze me pleeze me
Slade
UK number one single
June 30, 1973
Amazing!

Welcome home
Peters and  Lee
UK number one single
July 17, 1973
Ok, don’t remember this one

I’m the leader of the gang I am
Gary Glitter
UK number one single
July 28, 1973

And THEN the year ended with:

Merry Xmas Everybody
Slade
UK number one single
December 11, 1973
The most popular Christmas song evuh!

What a sequence! I’d like to see that beat anywhere, anytime.

Now just for fun since they deserve to be on there, ELO:

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