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Harry Belafonte – Mary’s Boy Child

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (9 weeks) SALES: 1.19m (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1957 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1957 The first Christmas song to sell over [..]

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Paul Anka – Diana

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (9 weeks) COMBINED SALES: 1.262 million (September 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1957 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1957 Sales of 1.25 million reflect [..]

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Bill Haley & His Comets – Rock Around The Clock

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) COMBINED SALES: 1.453 million (September 2017) YEAR RELEASED: 1955 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1955 With massive sales of 1.42 million, [..]

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