Middle Of The Road – “Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep”, “Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dum”, “Soley Soley” And “Samson and Delilah”

Tweet It was the age of miniskirts and hot pants when Scottish band Middle Of The Road with lead singer Sally Carr had a string of pop hits in 1971 and 1972, including “Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep”, “Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dum”, “Soley Soley” and “Samson and Delilah”. For some reason the lines “Last night I […]

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The Commodores – “Three Times A Lady”, “Easy” And “Nightshift”

Tweet In 1978 The Commodores had their first Number One hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with the Lionel Richie love song “Three Times A Lady”. It turned out to be the only Motown track to reach the Top Ten in 1978 and was also one of very few Motown songs to go to Number […]

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The Knack – “My Sharona” And “Good Girls Don’t”

Tweet One song I remember from 1979 was “My Sharona” by The Knack. It was apparently the biggest hit of the year and spent six consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart as well as five weeks at No. 1 in Australia. The followup single “Good Girls Don’t”, from […]

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Pickettywitch – “Same Old Feeling”

Tweet In 1970 English band Pickettywitch, with female lead singer Polly Brown (sometimes billed as Polly Browne) had a hit single with “Same Old Feeling”. It reached Number Five on the UK singles chart that year, and No. 67 in the United States on the Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 1970. Pickettywitch only […]

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