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  • Radio Luxembourg chart

    It is generally known that Radio Luxembourg (English
    programme) used NME chart, in the sixties, for its
    Sunday night TOP 20 show. But it is not a 100%
    correct. I think about the time when BBC started
    its original chart, with RR,BPI and BMRB, Radio
    Luxembourg (RL) started its own Top 20 chart.
    Obviously it was not sales based chart! Probably,
    editorial staff evaluation method was used.
    At least for the period till the end of the 1970,
    almost every week there was a new number one. Hence
    for the less than two years there was about 50
    number one's that weren't so in RR or NME charts.
    Among them, the worst RR (and NME) peak had 'Without
    Love' by Tom Jones that had RR peak 10 (NME:9).
    Some dates could be interesting. 'Two Little Boys'
    by Rolf Harris became #1 as soon as 07.12.'69,
    almost 2 weeks prior to RR or NME. 'Bridge Over
    Troubled Water' by Simon and Garfunkel was #1 at
    08.03.'70 almost 3 weeks prior to above mentioned
    paper charts.
    That chart was extremely important for the millions
    of listeners across the Europe, especially for those
    behind the 'Iron Curtain'. My country, then Yugosla-
    via, was not so closed, but I still remember 'The
    Sunday Night Fever' with Tony Prince, Paul Burnett
    or any other from the RL staff.

  • #2
    Luxy used the NME charts until some date in either the late 60s or early 70s. After that they "compiled" their own chart. In fact the chart was made up. The programme director Tony Prince explained years later that the chart in the 70s (and perhaps the 80s) was based on a prediction of what the following week's BBC Top 30 (then Top 40) chart would look like.

    There was a guy who used to post the Luxy charts from 1975 to 1979 on usenet a few years ago, i think his name was Andreas Grimmig. The charts are archived at Google Groups. He also had a website with those charts and more, but that closed a couple of years ago.

    Here's a link to those charts on Google

    http://groups.google.co.uk/groups/searc ... t_s=Search

    The first post on that link explains how the charts were compiled.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Robbie
      There was a guy who used to post the Luxy charts from 1975 to 1979 on usenet a few years ago, i think his name was Andreas Grimmig. The charts are archived at Google Groups. He also had a website with those charts and more, but that closed a couple of years ago.
      Sorry for warming up this old thread, but anyone interested in the RTL Charts between 1973 and 1979 may contact me. I still have them on my personal website.
      Furthermore, I am searching for RTL Charts from 1970-1972.

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      • #4
        Radio Luxembourg (English Programme) No.1s - 1970

        04.01: Without Love - Tom Jones
        11.01: Tracy - Cuff Links
        18.01: Reflections Of My Life - Marmalade
        25.01: Come And Get It - Badfinger
        01.02: Love Grows - Edison Lighthouse
        08.02: Leaving On A Jet Plane - Peter, Paul And Mary
        15.02: Let's Work Together - Canned Heat
        22.02: I Want You Back - Jackson Five
        01.03: Wanderin' Star - Lee Marvin
        08.03: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon And Garfunkel
        15.03: Let It Be - Beatles (2 weeks)
        29.03: Can't Help Falling In Love - Andy Williams
        05.04: Knock Knock Who's There? - Mary Hopkin
        12.04: All Kinds of Everything - Dana
        19.04: Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum
        26.04: Never Had A Dream Come True - Stevie Wonder
        03.05: Back Home - England World Cup Squad
        10.05: Daughter Of Darkness - Tom Jones
        17.05: Question - Moody Blues
        24.05: Yellow River - Christie
        31.05: Honey Come Back - Glen Campbell
        07.06: Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens
        14.06: In The Summertime - Mungo Jerry (2 weeks)
        28.06: All Right Now - Free (2 weeks)
        12.07: Up Around The Bend - Creedence Clearwater Revival
        19.07: Lola - Kinks
        26.07: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley
        02.08: Something - Shirley Bassey
        09.08: Neanderthal Man - Hotlegs
        16.08: Rainbow - Marmalade / The Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson And The Miracles (Joint No.1)
        23.08: The Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson And The Miracles
        30.08: Mama Told Me Not To Come - Three Dog Night
        06.09: Give Me Just A Little More Time - Chairmen Of The Board
        13.09: Band Of Gold - Freda Payne
        20.09: You Can Get It If You Really Want - Desmond Dekker
        27.09: Montego Bay - Bobby Bloom
        04.10: Black Night - Deep Purple
        11.10: Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross
        18.10: Patches - Clarence Carter (2 weeks)
        01.11: War - Edwin Starr
        08.11: Indian Reservation - Don Fardon
        15.11: Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix Experience
        22.11: Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond
        29.11: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds
        06.12: When I'm Dead And Gone - McGuinness Flint
        13.12: Nothing Rhymed - Gilbert O'Sullivan
        20.12: Grandad - Clive Dunn
        27.12: Blame It On The Pony Express - Johnny Johnson And The Bandwagon

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        • #5
          Radio Luxembourg No.1s - 1971:

          03.01: Amazing Grace - Judy Collins (2 weeks)
          17.01: Apeman - Kinks
          24.01: My Sweet Lord - George Harrison (3 weeks)
          14.02: Stoned Love - Supremes
          21.02: It's Impossible - Perry Como
          28.02: Your Song - Elton John
          07.03: Another Day - Paul McCartney (2 weeks)
          21.03: Power To The People - John Lennon And The Plastic Ono Band (2 weeks)
          04.04: Jack In The Box - Clodagh Rodgers
          11.04: Strange Kind Of Woman - Deep Purple
          18.04: Double Barrel - Dave And Ansil Collins
          25.04: Mozart Symphony No. 40 -Waldo de los Rios
          (According to my records, at this point the chart premiere was moved from Sunday to Tuesday)
          04.05: Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
          11.05: Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones / Knock Three Times - Dawn (joint No.1)
          18.05: Indiana Wants Me - R. Dean Taylor
          25.05: Malt And Barley Blues - McGuinness Flint
          01.06: I Am... I Said - Neil Diamond
          08.06: I Did What I Did For Maria - Tony Christie
          15.06: Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep - Middle Of The Road
          22.06: Don't Let It Die - Hurricane Smith
          29.06: Banner Man - Blue Mink / Co-Co -Sweet (joint No.1)
          06.07: River Deep Mountain High - Supremes and The Four Tops
          13.07: Get It On - T. Rex (3 weeks)
          03.08: Never-Ending Song Of Love - New Seekers
          10.08: I'm Still Waiting - Diana Ross
          17.08: What Are You Doing Sunday? - Dawn
          24.08: It's Too Late - Carole King
          31.08: Let Your Yeah Be Yeah - Pioneers
          07.09: Hey Girl Don't Bother Me - Tams
          14.09: Did You Ever? - Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood
          21.09: Maggie May - Rod Stewart
          28.09: Tap Turns On The Water - C.C.S.
          05.10: Freedom Come, Freedom Go - Fortunes
          12.10: Witch Queen Of New Orleans - Redbone
          19.10: Simple Game - Four Tops
          26.10: Sultana - Titanic
          02.11: Tired Of Being Alone - Al Green
          09.11: Coz I Luv You - Slade
          16.11: Jeepster - T. Rex (2 weeks)
          30.11: Ernie - Benny Hill (2 weeks)
          14.12: Theme From 'Shaft' - Isaac Hayes
          21.12: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing -New Seekers (also No.1 in 1972: on 04.01, 11.01. and 18.01)

          On 28.12.'71. there was no regular chart. Instead, the yearly chart of 1971 was presented.Top 5 of that chart was:
          1. My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
          2. Maggie May - Rod Stewart
          3. Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep - Middle Of The Road
          4. Knock Three Times - Dawn
          5. Hot Love - T. Rex
          Besides 'Hot Love' 7 records more were on that Top 30 that failed to reach the top spot on a weekly chart:
          9. Me And You And A Dog Named Boo - Lobo
          15. Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson
          16. Baby Jump - Mungo Jerry
          19. For All We Know - Shirley Bassey
          23. Resurrection Shuffle - Ashton, Gardner And Dyke
          26. Bridget The Midget - Ray Stevens
          29. I'm Gonna Run Away From You - Tami Lynn

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          • #6
            Radio Luxembourg No.1s - 1972

            25.01: Telegram Sam - T. Rex (3 weeks)
            15.02: Son Of My Father - Chicory Tip (3 weeks)
            07.03: Without you - Nilsson (5 weeks)
            11.04: Amazing Grace - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band (3 weeks)
            02.05: Come What May - Vicky Leandros (2 weeks)
            16.05: Metal Guru - T. Rex (4 weeks)
            13.06: Vincent - Don McLean (2 weeks)
            27.06: Take Me Bak 'Ome - Slade
            04.07: Puppy Love - Donny Osmond (3 weeks)
            25.07: Seaside Shuffle - Terry Dactyl And The Dinosaurs (2 weeks)
            08.08: School's Out - Alice Cooper
            15.08: You Wear It Well - Rod Stewart (3 weeks)
            05.09: Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade (3 weeks)
            26.09: How Can I Be Sure - David Cassidy (2 weeks)
            10.10: Mouldy Old Dough - Lieutenant Pigeon
            17.10: Donna - 10cc
            24.10: Clair - Gilbert O'Sullivan (4 weeks)
            21.11: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry
            28.11: Gudbuy T'Jane - Slade (3 weeks)
            19.12: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond (3 weeks)

            Because of the relatively small number of No.1s, I'm adding the list of records that peaked at No. 2:
            Softly Whispering I Love You - Congregation
            Mother Of Mine - Neil Reid
            Horse With No Name - America
            Where Did Our Love Go - Donnie Elbert
            Have You Seen Her - Chi-Lites
            American Pie - Don McLean
            Beg, Steal Or Borrow - New Seekers (3 weeks)
            Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan (2 weeks)
            Back Off Boogaloo - Ringo Starr (2 weeks)
            Oh Babe What Would You Say? - Hurricane Smith
            Rock & Roll Part 2 - Gary Glitter
            Sylvia's Mother - Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show
            Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - Partridge Family (2 weeks)
            All The Young Dudes - Mott The Hoople
            Virginia Plain - Roxy Music
            Children Of The Revolution - T. Rex
            You're A Lady - Peter Skellern
            In A Broken Dream - Python Lee Jackson
            Leader Of The Pack - Shangri-Las
            Loop Di Love - Shag
            Crazy Horses - Osmonds
            What Made Milwaukee Famous - Rod Stewart
            Solid Gold Easy Action - T. Rex
            Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - John And Yoko And The Plastic Ono Band (2 weeks)

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            • #7
              Well, interesting thread. It's a pity it has died away.

              Thanks to Andreas Grimmig we have 1973-1979 RTL Charts. There are most of 1980-1991 Charts on Ultimate Music Database (some of them not completed though).
              So now i'm desperately seeking for 1969-1972 Charts.

              Below you can see all the Charts i've got for this mystrious period.

              RTL (Radio Luxembourg) TOP 20
              August 16th, 1970

              01 (02) Neandertal Man - Hotlegs
              02 (09) Signed, Sealed, Deliv - Stevie Wonder
              03 (10) Rainbow - Marmalade
              04 (12) Natural Sinner - Fairweather
              05 (20) The Love You Save - Jackson 5
              06 (13) A Song Of Joy - Miguel Rios
              07 (01) Something - Shitley Bassey)
              08 (17) 25 or 6 to 4 - Chicago
              09 (-) Tears Of A Clown Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
              10 (19) Sweet Inspiration - Johnny Johnson And The Bandwagon
              11 (05) Lola - Kinks
              12 (-) Wigwam - Bob Dylan
              13 (-) Make It With You - Bread
              14 (-) Wild World - Jimmy Cliff
              15 (06) Love Like A Man - Ten Years After
              16 (-) It's So Easy - Andy Williams
              17 (03) The Wonder Of You - Elvis
              18 (04) I'll Say Forever My L - J.Ruffin
              19 (-) Mr.President - Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich
              20 (15) Long & Winding Road - Ray Morgan

              RTL (Radio Luxembourg) TOP 20
              August 23rd, 1970

              01 (03) Rainbow - Marmalade
              01 (09) Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)
              02 (04) Natural Sinner - Fairweather
              03 (05) The Love You Save - Jackson 5
              04 (08) 25 or 6 to 4 - Chicago
              05 (02) Signed, Sealed, Deliv - Stevie Wonder
              06 (10) Sweet Inspiration - Johnny Johnson And The Bandwagon
              07 (13) Make It With You - Bread
              08 (01) Neandertal Man - Hotlegs
              09 (12) Wigwam - Bob Dylan
              10 (14) Wild World - Jimmy Cliff
              11 (16) It's So Easy - Andy Williams
              12 (19) Mr.President - Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich
              13 (-) I, Who Have Nothing - Tom Jones
              14 (-) Mama Told Me - Three Dog Night
              15 (-) Reflections - Supremes
              16 (-) Love Is Life - Hot Chocolate
              17 (-) Tell It All Brother - Kenny Rogers And The First Edition
              18 (7) Something - Shirley Bassey
              19 (6) A Song Of Joy - Miguel Rios
              20 (-) Apartment 21 - Bobbie Gentry

              RTL (Radio Luxembourg) Top 30
              January 10, 1971

              01 (01) Amazing Grace - Judy Collins
              02 (03) Apeman - Kinks
              03 (05) Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys - Equals
              04 (02) Blame It On The Pony Express - Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon
              05 (06) Heaven Help Us All - Stevie Wonder
              06 (08) It's A Shame - Spinners
              07 (13) You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Elvis Presley
              08 (04) Grandad - Clive Dunn
              09 (11) Lonely Days - Bee Gees
              10 (15) Broken Hearted - Ken Dodd
              11 (09) I'll Be There - Jackson 5
              12 (14) We've Only Just Begun - Carpenters
              13 (07) You're Ready Now - Frankie Valli
              14 (17) Candida - Dawn
              15 (20) Rupert - Jackie Lee
              16 (19) Pushbike Song - Mixtures
              17 (-) No Matter What - Badfinger
              18 (25) She's A Lady - Tom Jones
              19 (22) Child Of Mine - Cilla Black
              20 (10) Home Lovin' Man - Andy Williams
              21 (21) (unknown)
              22 (16) It's Only Make Believe - Glen Campbell
              23 (30) Las Vegas - Tony Christie
              24 (24) Stoney End - Barbra Streisand
              25 (12) My Prayer - Gerry Monroe
              26 (27) Gypsy Woman - Bryan Hyland
              27 (29) Resurrection Shuffle - Ashton, Gardner & Dyke
              28 (18) Nothing Rhymed - Gilbert O'Sullivan
              29 (23) When I'm Dead And Gone - McGuinness Flint
              30 (-) Sunny Honey Girl - Cliff Richard

              RTL (Radio Luxembourg) Top 30
              January 17, 1971

              01 (02) Apeman - Kinks
              02 (03) Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys - Equals
              03 (-) My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
              04 (07) You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Elvis Presley
              05 (01) Amazing Grace - Judy Collins
              06 (13) You're Ready Now - Frankie Valli
              07 (12) We've Only Just Begun - Carpenters
              08 (15) Rupert - Jackie Lee
              09 (14) Candida - Dawn
              10 (04) Blame It On The Pony Express - Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon
              11 (16) Pushbike Song - Mixtures
              12 (09) Lonely Days - Bee Gees
              13 (18) She's A Lady - Tom Jones
              14 (22) It's Only Make Believe - Glen Campbell
              15 (17) No Matter What - Badfinger
              16 (08) Grandad - Clive Dunn
              17 (06) It's A Shame - Spinners
              18 (05) Heaven Help Us All - Stevie Wonder
              19 (23) Las Vegas - Tony Christie
              20 (24) Stoney End - Barbra Streisand
              21 (27) Resurrection Shuffle - Ashton, Gardner & Dyke
              22 (30) Sunny Honey Girl - Cliff Richard
              23 (-) Heavy Makes You Happy - Bobby Bloom
              24 (RE) Man From Nazareth - John Paul Joans
              25 (26) Gypsy Woman - Bryan Hyland
              26 (-) (missing)
              27 (-) It's The Same Old Song - Weathermen
              28 (20) Home Lovin' Man - Andy Williams
              29 (-) Super Bad - James Brown
              30 (-) Stoned Love - Supremes
              I'm looking for "TOP POPS/MUSIC NOW" and "MERSEYBEAT / MUSIC ECHO" Charts to complete my 60's singles charts collection.

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              • #8
                Radio Luxembourg No.1s for the remainder of the 70s:

                9.1.73 The Jean Genie - David Bowie
                16.1.73 Blockbuster - Sweet (3 weeks)
                6.2.73 Do You Wanna Touch Me? - Gary Glitter
                13.2.73 Part of the Union - Strawbs
                20.2.73 Sylvia - Focus
                27.2.73 Cum on Feel the Noize - Slade (2 weeks)
                13.3.73 The Twelfth of Never - Donny Osmond (2 weeks)
                27.3.73 Get Down - Gilbert O'Sullivan (2 weeks)
                10.4.73 Tie a Yellow Ribbon - Dawn
                17.4.73 Hello Hello I'm Back Again - Gary Glitter (2 weeks)
                1.5.73 Hellraiser - Sweet (2 weeks)
                15.5.73 See My Baby Jive - Wizzard (2 weeks)
                29.5.73 Can the Can - Suzi Quatro (3 weeks)
                19.6.73 Skweeze Me Pleeze Me - Slade (4 weeks)
                17.7.73 I'm the Leader of the Gang - Gary Glitter (4 weeks)
                14.8.73 Yesterday Once More - Carpenters
                21.8.73 Young Love - Donny Osmond (2 weeks)
                4.9.73 Angel Fingers - Wizzard (2 weeks)
                18.9.73 Ballroom Blitz - Sweet (2 weeks)
                2.10.73 My Friend Stan - Slade (2 weeks)
                16.10.73 Daydreamer - David Cassidy (2 weeks)
                30.10.73 Let Me In - Osmonds (2 weeks)
                13.11.73 I Love You Love Me Love - Gary Glitter (2 weeks)
                27.11.73 My Coo Ca Choo - Alvin Stardust
                4.12.73 Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade (5 weeks)
                8.1.74 Teenage Rampage - Sweet (2 weeks)
                22.1.74 Tiger Feet - Mud (3 weeks)
                12.2.74 Devil Gate Drive - Suzi Quatro
                19.2.74 Jealous Mind - Alvin Stardust (3 weeks)
                12.3.74 Billy Don't Be a hero - Paper Lace
                19.3.74 I Get a Little Sentimental Over You - New Seekers
                26.3.74 Seasons in the Sun - Terry Jacks (2 weeks)
                9.4.74 Everyday - Slade
                16.4.74 Angel Face - Glitter Band
                23.4.74 Waterloo - Abba (2 weeks)
                7.5.74 Sugar Baby Love - Rubettes (2 weeks)
                21.5.74 This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us - Sparks (2 weeks)
                4.6.74 The Streak - Ray Stevens (2 weeks)
                18.6.74 Always Yours - Gary Glitter
                25.6.74 The Bangin' Man - Slade (2 weeks)
                9.7.74 Kissin' in the Back Row of the Movies - Drifters
                16.7.74 Rock Your Baby - George McCrae
                23.7.74 Born With a smile on my Face - Stephanie De Sykes (2 weeks)
                6.8.74 Summer Love Sensation - Bay City Rollers
                13.8.74 When Will I See You Again - Three Degrees
                20.8.74 I'm Leaving It All Up To You - Donny and Marie Osmond
                27.8.74 Love Me For a Reason - Osmonds (2 weeks)
                10.9.74 Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas (2 weeks)
                24.9.74 Hang On In There Baby - Johnny Bristol (2 weeks)
                8.10.74 Sad Sweet Dreamer - Sweet Sensation (2 weeks)
                22.10.74 Everything I Own - Ken Boothe
                29.10.74 Gonna Make You A Star - David Essex (2 weeks)
                12.11.74 Killer Queen - Queen (2 weeks)
                26.11.74 Oh Yes You're Beautiful - Gary Glitter
                3.12.74 Juke Box Jive - Rubettes
                10.12.74 Lonely This Christmas - Mud (4 weeks)
                7.1.75 Streets of London - Ralph McTell
                14.1.75 Down Down - Status Quo
                21.1.75 Ms Grace - Tymes
                28.1.75 January - Pilot
                4.2.75 Goodbye My Love - Glitter Band
                11.2.75 Please Mr Postman - Carpenters
                18.2.75 Make Me Smile - Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel
                25.2.75 If - Telly Savalas (2 weeks)
                11.3.75 Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers (2 weeks)
                25.3.75 There's a Whole Lot of Loving - Guys N Dolls (2 weeks)
                8.4.75 Fox on the Run - Sweet
                15.4.75 Love Me Love my Dog - Peter Shelley
                22.4.75 Oh Boy - Mud
                29.4.75 Lovin' You - Minnie Ripperton (2 weeks)
                13.5.75 Stand By Your Man - Tammy Wynette (2 weeks)
                27.5.75 Whispering Grass - Windsor Davies and Don Estelle (2 weeks)
                10.6.75 I'm Not in Love - 10cc (3 weeks)
                1.7.75 Tears on My Pillow - Johnny Nash
                8.7.75 Give a Little Love - Bay City Rollers (3 weeks)
                29.7.75 If You Think You Know How To Love Me - Smokey (3 weeks)
                19.8.75 Sailing - Rod Stewart (3 weeks)
                9.9.75 Moonlighting - Leo Sayer (2 weeks)
                23.9.75 Hold Me Close - David Essex (3 weeks)
                14.10.75 Feelings - Morris Albert
                21.10.75 I Only Have Eyes For You - Art Garfunkel
                28.10.75 Space Oddity - David Bowie
                4.11.75 Love is the Drug - Roxy Music
                11.11.75 D.I.V.O.R.C.E. - Billy Connolly
                18.11.75 Money Honey - Bay City Rollers (2 weeks)
                2.12.75 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen (2 weeks)
                16.12.75 Trail of the Lonesome Pine - Laurel and Hardy
                23.12.75 I Believe in Father Christmas - Greg Lake (2 weeks)
                6.1.76 Glass of Champagne - Sailor (2 weeks)
                20.1.76 Mamma Mia - Abba
                27.1.76 Forever and Ever - Slik (3 weeks)
                17.2.76 Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto De Aranjuez - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains
                24.2.76 December 1963 (Oh What a Night) - Four Seasons
                2.3.76 Convoy - C.W.McCall
                9.3.76 Love Really Hurts Without You - Billy Ocean (2 weeks)
                23.3.76 Save your Kisses for Me - Brotherhood of Man (3 weeks)
                13.4.76 Fernando - Abba (2 weeks)
                27.4.76 Love Me Like I Love You - Bay City Rollers
                4.5.76 Convoy GB - Laurie Lingo and the Dipsticks
                11.5.76 S-S-S-Single Bed - Fox
                18.5.76 Silver Star - Four Seasons
                25.5.76 Combine Harvester - Wurzels
                1.6.76 My Resistance is Low - Robin Sarstedt
                8.6.76 Silly Love Songs - Wings
                15.6.76 You To Me Are Everything - Real Thing (3 weeks)
                6.7.76 Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
                13.7.76 Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John and Kiki Dee (2 weeks)
                27.7.76 A Little Bit More - Dr Hook
                3.8.76 Jeans On - David Dundas (2 weeks)
                17.8.76 In Zaire - Johnny Wakelin
                24.8.76 Let 'Em In - Wings (2 weeks)
                7.9.76 Dancing Queen - Abba
                14.9.76 Can't Get By Without You - Real Thing (2 weeks)
                28.9.76 Mississippi - Pussycat (3 weeks)
                19.10.76 If You Leave Me Now - Chicago (3 weeks)
                9.11.76 You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer (2 weeks)
                23.11.76 Somebody to Love - Queen (2 weeks)
                7.12.76 Under the Moon of Love - Showaddywaddy
                14.12.76 When a Child is Born - Johnny Mathis (3 weeks)
                Last edited by Metalweb; Fri January 10, 2020, 02:24.

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                • #9
                  ^
                  thanks. This is the thread that dies away for a few years and then randomly reappears. I can still remember replying to the first post and that is now 13 years ago.

                  I wonder how Andreas (the poster Scrooge above) is doing. He's not been at ukmix for years and many years ago he and I used to post at the usenet newsgroup rec.music.rock-pop-r+b.1970s but that was over a decade ago. There was also another poster there called Nigel Jones who also had a Years Of Gold website. He said he was taking a break from posting for the football World Cup and would be back. That was in 2002 and he never did return. I emailed Nigel a year later, he said he had moved house but planned to return to posting and updating his website. Neither happened and his website has been long gone.

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                  • #10
                    Incidentally all the Radio Luxembourg charts from 1972 to 1978 have been posted in a thread at Haven.

                    http://fatherandy2.proboards.com/thr...p-charts-1970s

                    You don't need to register to view the above thread but it's a great site for lovers of the UK charts (along with ukmix too of course!) and to view the UK Charts forum you will need to register.

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                    • #11
                      Rest of the 70s Number Ones:

                      4.1.77 Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul (2 weeks)
                      18.1.77 I Wish - Stevie Wonder
                      25.1.77 Don't Cry For Me Argentina - Julie Covington (2 weeks)
                      8.2.77 When I Need You - Leo Sayer (3 weeks)
                      1.3.77 Chanson D'Amour - Manhattan Transfer (2 weeks)
                      15.3.77 Going in With My Eyes Open - David Soul (3 weeks)
                      5.4.77 Knowing Me Knowing You - Abba (2 weeks)
                      19.4.77 Red Light Spells Danger - Billy Ocean (2 weeks)
                      3.5.77 Free - Deniece Williams
                      10.5.77 First Cut is the Deepest - Rod Stewart (2 weeks)
                      24.5.77 Evergreen - Barbra Streisand
                      31.5.77 Lucille - Kenny Rogers (2 weeks)
                      14.6.77 Show You the Way to Go - Jacksons (2 weeks)
                      28.6.77 So You Win Again - Hot Chocolate (2 weeks)
                      12.7.77 Fanfare for the Common Man - ELP
                      19.7.77 I Feel Love - Donna Summer (2 weeks)
                      2.8.77 Angelo - Brotherhood of Man (2 weeks)
                      16.8.77 You Got What it Takes - Showaddywaddy
                      23.8.77 Way Down - Elvis Presley (3 weeks)
                      13.9.77 Silver Lady - David Soul (3 weeks)
                      4.10.77 Wondrous Stories - Yes
                      11.10.77 Yes Sir I Can Boogie - Baccara (2 weeks)
                      25.10.77 Name of the Game - Abba (3 weeks)
                      15.11.77 Mull of Kintyre - Wings (3 weeks)
                      6.12.77 Floral Dance - Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band (2 weeks)
                      20.12.77 Mull of Kintyre - Wings (2 more weeks)
                      3.1.78 Let's Have a Quiet Night In - David Soul
                      10.1.78 It's a Heartache - Bonnie Tyler
                      17.1.78 Uptown Top Ranking - Althia and Donna
                      24.1.78 Figaro - Brotherhood of Man
                      31.1.78 If I Had Words - Scott Fitzgerald and Yvonne Keeley
                      7.2.78 Take a Chance On Me - Abba
                      14.2.78 Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
                      21.2.78 Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush
                      28.2.78 Denis - Blondie
                      7.3.78 Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
                      14.3.78 I Don't Want to Go to Chelsea - Elvis Costello
                      21.3.78 With a Little Luck - Wings (3 weeks)
                      11.4.78 Too Much Too Little Too Late - Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams
                      18.4.78 Night Fever - Bee Gees
                      25.4.78 Bad Old Days - CoCo
                      2.5.78 Rivers of Babylon - Boney M (4 weeks)
                      30.5.78 Ole Ola - Rod Stewart and Scottish World Cup Squad
                      6.6.78 Annie's Song - James Galway
                      13.6.78 Miss You - Rolling Stones
                      20.6.78 Making Up Again - Goldie
                      27.6.78 Dancing in the City - Marshall Hain
                      4.7.78 Airport - Motors
                      11.7.78 Substitute - Clout (2 weeks)
                      25.7.78 From East to West - Voyage
                      1.8.78 Three Times a Lady - Commodores (4 weeks)
                      29.8.78 Dreadlock Holiday - 10cc (2 weeks)
                      12.9.78 Summer Night City - Abba
                      19.9.78 Love Don't Live Here Anymore - Rose Royce
                      26.9.78 Lucky Stars - Dean Friedman
                      3.10.78 Rasputin - Boney M
                      10.10.78 Sandy - John Travolta
                      17.10.78 Macarthur Park - Donna Summer (2 weeks)
                      31.10.78 Rat Trap - Boomtown Rats
                      7.11.78 Hopelessly Devoted To You - Olivia Newton-John
                      14.11.78 Da Ya Think I'm Sexy? - Rod Stewart (2 weeks)
                      28.11.78 Mary's Boy Child - Boney M
                      5.12.78 A Taste of Aggro - Barron Knights
                      12.12.78 YMCA - Village People
                      19.12.78 Song For Guy - Elton John (3 weeks)
                      9.1.79 Hello This Is Joannie - Paul Evans
                      16.1.79 A Little More Love - Olivia Newton-John
                      23.1.79 Heart of Glass - Blondie
                      30.1.79 Chiquitita - Abba
                      6.2.79 Tragedy- Bee Gees (2 weeks)
                      20.2.79 Can You Feel the Force - Real Thing
                      27.2.79 Lucky Number - Lene Lovich
                      6.3.79 Something Else - Sex Pistols
                      13.3.79 Keep on Dancing - Gary's Gang
                      20.3.79 In the Navy - Village People
                      27.3.79 Turn the Music Up - Players Association
                      3.4.79 Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkel
                      10.4.79 Some Girls - Racey
                      17.4.79 Cool For Cats - Squeeze
                      24.4.79 Pop Muzik - M
                      1.5.79 Hooray Hooray It'a a Holi-Holiday - Boney M
                      8.5.79 Does Your Mother Know - Abba
                      15.5.79 Sunday Girl - Blondie
                      22.5.79 Boogie Wonderland - Earth Wind and Fire with the Emotions
                      29.5.79 Dance Away - Roxy Music
                      5.6.79 Ring My Bell - Anita Ward (2 weeks)
                      19.6.79 Are Friends Electric? - Tubeway Army (2 weeks)
                      3.7.79 Silly Games - Janet Kay (2 weeks)
                      17.7.79 I Don't Like Mondays - Boomtown Rats (3 weeks)
                      7.8.79 Reasons to be Cheerful Pt3 - Ian Dury (2 weeks)
                      21.8.79 We Don't Talk Anymore - Cliff Richard (2 weeks)
                      4.9.79 Cars - Gary Numan
                      11.9.79 If I Said You Have a Beautiful Body - Bellamy Brothers
                      18.9.79 Love's Gotta Hold On Me - Dollar
                      25.9.79 Message in a Bottle - Police
                      2.10.79 Video Killed the Radio Star - Buggles
                      9.10.79 One Day at a Time - Lena Martell
                      16.10.79 Tusk - Fleetwood Mac
                      23.10.79 The Sparrow - Ramblers
                      30.10.79 Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
                      6.11.79 Eton Rifles - Jam
                      13.11.79 Still - Commodores
                      20.11.79 Ladies Night - Kool and the Gang
                      27.11.79 Walking on the Moon - Police
                      4.12.79 Another Brick in the Wall - Pink Floyd (2 weeks)
                      18.12.79 I Have a Dream - Abba (2 weeks)

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