Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Procol number one

With Easter over and done with for this time, we see that legendary producer Phil Spector has been found guilty of the murder of actress Lana Clarkson. Ŗead all about it here.
And see a BBC report here.

And the British music licensing company PPL just published a Top 75 over the most played songs in public in Britain over the past 75 years.
The oldest song is Glenn Miller’s In the Mood from 1939 and the most recent is Outkast’s Hey Ya! from 2003.

Here's the Top 10:

1 Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale 8/6/67

2 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody 29/11/75

3 Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream 4/7/58

4 Wet Wet Wet - Love Is All Around 4/6/94

5 Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It For You 13/7/91

6 Robbie Williams - Angels 1/12/97

7 Elvis Presley - All Shook Up 12/7/57

8 Abba - Dancing Queen 4/9/76

9 Perry Como - Magic Moments 28/2/58

10 Bill Crosby - White Christmas 01/01/42

The complete chart is here.

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