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Only UK No 1 for this "Dad's Army" star who tapped a rich vein of seasonal sentimentality that Christmas & New Year.
My Sweet Lord
First UK No 1 for this ex-Beatle, who was sued for plagiarism a few years later.
Second and last UK No 1 for Mungo Jerry. Written by leader Ray Dorset
First UK No 1 for Marc Bolan, an acoustic folk hero who turned electric and became a glam rock star with his band, T Rex.
Dave & Ansil Collins
Jamaican duo who provided only the second West Indian reggae chart topper. This was their only UK No 1.
Knock Three Times
First UK No 1 for Dawn. Tony Orlando had retired from singing when he was persuaded to front Dawn for studio recordings.
Middle Of The Road
Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
Only ever UK no 1 for this Scottish foursome.
Get It On
A second UK No 1 for the reinvented glam rocker Marc Bolan with the infectious "Get it On".
I'm Still Waiting
A first solo No 1 for Diana Ross, having previously hit the top stop with The Supremes.
Hey Girl Don't Bother Me
Only ever UK no 1 for this American act whose US chart career was already over. This was a reissue of a 1964 US hit
|First UK No 1 for this veteran of several bands, most notably The Faces.|
Coz I Love You
|First UK No 1 for the Wolverhampton glam rockers who launched a long and successful career with this.|
Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)
|Popular TV comic who recorded novelty songs over a number of years. Thankfully, this was the only one to hit the top of the charts.|
Sunday, 7 August 2011
UK Singles Chart (1971)
These are the hits for the year 1971.