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Sunday, December 30, 2007

Why Control 1977; Top 40 Singles Chart

The Sex Pistols played their last UK date on Christmas Day 1977, and below is a listing of the music that the radio stations were playing at the time. Even Bob Geldof had moved into mainstream an denied his roots to make money. "Mary of the 4th form", what was that? Later he would participate in "Live Aid" and request the tapes to be destroyed, and then 20 years later used his own company to repackage and sell the event.

Week Ending 31st December 1977

1 Wings; Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School
2 Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band; The Floral Dance
3 Bee Gees; How Deep Is Your Love
4 Ruby Winters; I Will
5 Bing Crosby ; White Christmas
6 Donna Summer; Love's Unkind
7 Bonnie Tyler ; It's A Heartache
8 Darts ; Daddy Cool
9 Jonathan Richman; Egyptian Reggae
10 Hot Chocolate ; Put Your Love In Me
11 Boney M ; Belfast
12 Showaddywaddy; Dancin' Party
13 Dooleys ; Love Of My Life
14 Elvis Presley; My Way
15 Elvis Costello ; Watching The Detectives

Amazing footage from Eric's Liverpool October 1977

16 Boomtown Rats; Mary Of The Fourth Form
17 David Soul ; Let's Have A Quiet Night In
18 Crystal Gayle; Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
19 Chic ; Dance Dance Dance
20 E.L.O.; Turn To Stone
21 Yannis Markopoulos; Who Pays The Ferryman
22 Queen ; We Are The Champions / We Will Rock You
23 Dooley Wilson; As Time Goes By
24 Julie Covington; Only Women Bleed
25 Status Quo ; Rockin' All Over The World
26 Donna Summer; I Love You
27 Muppets ; Don't Dilly Dally / Waiting At The Church
28 Bob Marley; Jamming / Punky Reggae Party
29 John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett; Really Free
30 Diana Ross ; Gettin' Ready For Love
31 Carl Douglas; Run Back
32 Barron Knights; Live In Trouble
33 Boz Scaggs ; Hollywood
34 Althia And Donna; Uptown Top Ranking
35 Abba ; Name Of The Game
36 Banned; Little Girl
37 Santana; She's Not There
38 Baccara ; Yes Sir I Can Boogie
39 Neil Diamond; Desiree
40 Emotions ; I Don't Want To Lose Your

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