70s Music Chart January 31st 1976
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This week in the UK was not a week to be walking around the city of London, because of fears of a bomb. Two days a go a bomb rocked London hurting a Taxi driver. Another dozen bombs also went off, including one inside a HMV store, of course it was the IRA responsible.
The 70s music was still great, and here are the last charts hits from January 1976.
No Regrets by Walker Brothers
Tom Rush wrote this back in 1966, and it appeared as a B side on a Walker Brothers single hit and came from the album “The Circle Game”. The group were never brothers with Scott actually being Noel Scott Angel and lived in the UK since 1965, he sang with John Walker who was really called John Joseph Maul.
The song is just beautiful.
Sunshine Day by Osibisa
This Afro pop band were formed in the UK back in 1969, some of the group came from Ghana and some from Trinidad, between them they brought a new sound to the pop charts. Their music was very popular, and they spent most of their time just touring. Several members have now passed on, and most in the last couple of years. But this song remains a hit in the 70s music vault.
Walk Away From love by David Ruffin
David was born in 1941 and died in 1991 from drug overdosing. He was best known for his version in the 70s music hits of “What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted”, he was in the 1960s the lead singer of The Temptations, singing the classic as “My girl”. The single Walk Away From Love was produced by Van Mcoy of “The Hustle” fame.
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Answer Me by Barbara Dickson
Scottish singer who was born in 1947 has also won an Olivia Award for her acting. Her singing career has always been linked to her acting, as she first came to the public notice singing Beatles records in a play John, Paul,George, Ringo and Bert. This led here to appear on the BBC TV show “The Two Ronnies”, where she sang this song. The song was a German record from 1952 and a hit for Frankie Lane in 1953 and Nat King Cole in 1954.
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