May 5: UK No 1s this day in music history


UK Singles Chart [links to YouTube (quality cannot be guaranteed) or Spotify]

60 years ago: Lonnie Donegan – Cumberland Gap

55 years ago: The Shadows – “Wonderful Land

50 years ago: Sandie Shaw – Puppet On A String

45 years ago: The Pipes & Drums & Military Band of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards – Amazing Grace

Free_(Deniece_Williams_song)40 years ago: Deniece Williams – “Free

35 years ago: Paul McCartney with Stevie Wonder – “Ebony & Ivory

StarshipNothingsGonnaStopUsNow30 years ago: Starship – “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now

KWSPleaseDontGo25 years ago: KWS – Please Don’t Go/Game Boy“

Gary_Barlow-Love_Won't_Wait20 years ago: Gary Barlow – “Love Won’t Wait

UK Albums Chart [links to Spotify]

55 years ago: Elvis Presley – “G.I. Blues (OST)

50 years ago: Rolling Stones – “Aftermath

Album-#91-05-08-197145 years ago: Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers

Album-#169-05-08-197640 years ago: Abba – “Greatest Hits

35 years ago: Adam & The Ants – “Kings Of The Wild Frontier

30 years ago: Bryan Ferry & Roxy Music – “Street Life – 20 Great Hits

25 years ago: Eurythmics – “Greatest Hits

20 years ago: Alanis Morissette – “Jagged Little Pill


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