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Sounds on Sunday: 50 of 50/5

WHAT WERE WE listening to 50 years ago?  One early number one in 1969 was this catchy little number from Amen Corner, which topped the charts early in the year. The song is little more than its chorus – but ...

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Sounds on Sunday: 50 of 50/4

WHAT WERE we listening to 50 years ago? The year 1969 began with Peter Sarstedt’s Where do you go to, my lovely? occupying the top spot on the UK Charts for four consecutive weeks. The song divides opinions.  Some see it ...

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Sounds on Sunday: 50 of 50/3

WHAT WERE we listening to 50 years ago? In July 1969, Something in the Air, by Thunderclap Newman, topped the charts for three weeks. This classic track has been used as background music on TV, in film and for adverts ...

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Sounds on Sunday (7)

It’s 40 years since 10cc released their fourth album – the last with the original line up all working together. Rock ‘n’ roll lullaby is a number you catch yourself humming days later. The lyrics tell it like it is ...

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Sounds on Sunday (6)

It’s one of the most ironic songs produced by the original 10cc, and it starts the second side of the “How Dare You” LP, released 40 years ago. Its starting point was the phrase “art for art’s sake, money for God’s ...

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Sounds on Sunday (5)

10cc’s How Dare You came out 40 years ago. As a Long Playing Record on vinyl (LP), it had two sides – and today we close the first side with “Iceberg”. As a Gouldman/Godley number, it is again by one of the ...

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Sounds on Sunday (4)

We continue our 4oth anniversary tour around How Dare You, the fourth and final studio album of the 10cc original line up, with its fourth track: “I’m Mandy, Fly Me”. Although it only reached number 6 in the charts, it remains one ...

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Sounds on Sunday (3)

Alleviate that Sunday feeling (done your homework? got clean socks for work tomorrow? will the milk last till morning?) with a fantasy about what it would be like if, instead of conforming to everyone else’s norms, you could rule the ...

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