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70s Music Chart February 20th 1971

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1971 Idi amin 300x278 70s Music Chart February 20th 1971This is the week that in Uganda, we had a new self appointed president. A mad man at the helm, who was called Idi Amin. More problems too in the U.S. as the emergency  warning system goes off nationwide, across TV and radio. It was just an error. This time.

 

Luckily the BBC charts were safe.

 

 

 

 

 

No. 20

It’s Only Make Believe by Glenn Campbell

Lyrics to It’s Only Make Believe

Article about Glenn Campbell

No. 19

Sunny Honey Girl by Cliff Richard

Lyrics to Sunny Honey Girl

Article about Cliff Richard

No. 18

You Dont Have To Say You Love Me by Elvis Presley

No. 17

(Come ‘Round Here) I’m The One You Need by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

This was originally a hit in the mid 1960s for the Miracles. The lead singer was a guy called Smokey Robinson, and this is the re release with him getting star billing. Smokey was also the vice president of Tamla Motown for may years too. The group had a simultaneous No. 1 last year with The Tears Of A Clown. In the 1970s  Smokey would still chart many times.

No. 16

Rupert by Jackie Lee

No. 15

You’re Ready Now by Frankie Valli

No. 14

Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry

Lyrics to Baby Jump

Ray Dorset the front man to the group Mungo Jerry. Despite the confusion Mungo Jerry is a group not a person. Ray was born in 1945, and actually wrote a record for Elvis. But Elvis died just before he was going to record it. This year the group were voted one of the five best bands in the world.

There hit last year In The Summertime is going to be one of the biggest singles in the 1970s.

No. 13

She’s A Lady by Tom Jones

No. 12

Ride A White Swan by T.Rex

No. 11

Apeman by KInks

No. 10

Candida by Dawn

No. 9

Grandad by Clive Dunn

No. 8

Your Song by Elton John

No. 7

It’s Impossible by Perry Como

No. 6

No Matter What by Badfinger

No. 5

Amazing Grace by Judy Collins

No. 4

Stoned Love by Supremes

No.3

The Ressurection Shuffle by Ashton, Gardener and Dyke

No. 2

The Pushbike Song by Mixtures

No. 1

My Sweet Lord by George Harrison

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=el5djS_c4tE

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