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Sunday 6 March 2005 6.04pm

The UK pop charts began in 1952 & the US charts in 1955 so people eligible for
Saga membership will be disappointed.

Sunday 6 March 2005 6.34pm
Memories Are Made Of This - Dean Martin

I am looking forward to receiving the Saga catalogue. Do they send it or do you have to request it?

I tell the kids that as soon as I get it, I'm off to my retirement community. Trouble is that as soon as my kids are able to look after themselves, my parents won't. And somehow I'll need to keep working, as I haven't got much of a pension. The joys of being the sandwich generation. (Sorry Phoney, for this gloomy post. It just came out that way. Probably anticipating all those who are going to say David Bowie's Space Oddity, when I'm old enough to have seen him on that tour.)
Sunday 6 March 2005 9.34pm
oops - duplicate post

Edited 1 times. Last edit at 6 March 2005 9.37pm by Lang Rabbie.
Sunday 6 March 2005 9.34pm
Puppet on a String - Sandie Shaw

It has to be said that the nine months of my conception were one of the better periods of the British charts.

4-Aug Troggs...With A Girl Like You
18-Aug Beatles...Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby
15-Sep Small Faces...All Or Nothing
22-Sep Jim Reeves... Distant Drums
27-Oct Four Tops...Reach Out I'll Be There
17-Nov Beach Boys... Good Vibrations
1-Dec Tom Jones... Green Grass Of Home
19-Jan Monkees... I'm A Believer
16-Feb Petula Clark... This Is My Song
23-Mar Engelbert Humperdinck... Release Me
13-Apr Frank & Nancy Sinatra... Something Stupid

I can't find anything by Googling, so I'm beginning to think I imagined it, but there was a brilliant short film on the telly (three years ago?) made by a near contemporary of mine, for which the soundtrack was the chart music of late 1966/early 1967 that he reckoned his mother had been listening to.

BTW This site gives you the lyrics of every UK No 1 to sing along to:
Sunday 6 March 2005 9.50pm
Cor, your parents must have been 'hard at work' if your conception took 9 months!
Sunday 6 March 2005 9.53pm
I've never ever heard of mine:
Nutrocker - B Bumble and The Stingers

How disappointing.
Sunday 6 March 2005 9.55pm
18th birthday equally bad:
What's in a year - Johnny Logan
Sunday 6 March 2005 10.00pm
I think I'll stay quietly out of this one, fascinating as it seems.
Sunday 6 March 2005 10.30pm
Billy Joel - Uptown Girl

(And 18th birthday, terribly bad Westlife - Queen of my Heart)
Sunday 6 March 2005 11.28pm
Oops... for conception read gestation

[I must not post after consuming the better part of a bottle of Shiraz!]
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