Tag Archives: released in 1970s

Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) SALES: 1.15m (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: November 1979 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 2004 to 2010 Pink Floyd’s first hit [..]

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John Lennon – Imagine

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (4 weeks) SALES: 1.6m YEAR OF RELEASE: October 1975 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: January 1981 Originally released in November 1975, it reached [..]

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Slade – Merry Xmas Everybody

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) SALES: 1.31m (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: December 1973 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1980 Championed by many as the greatest [..]

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Art Garfunkel – Bright Eyes

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (6 weeks) SALES: 1.2m YEAR OF RELEASE: January 1979 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: January 1981 The song is taken from a 1979 [..]

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Blondie – Heart of Glass

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (4 weeks) SALES: 1.32m (May 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: January 1979 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: January 1981 Heart Of Glass was the [..]

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Village People – Y.M.C.A.

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (3 weeks) SALES: 1.46m YEAR OF RELEASE: November 1978 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: January 1979 At the end of 1978 Y.M.C.A. was [..]

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Boney M – Mary’s Boy Child/Oh My Lord

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (4 weeks) SALES: 1.89m (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: November 1978 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: December 1978 After another massive selling smash [..]

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The Simon Park Orchestra – Eye Level

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (4 weeks) SALES: 1.01m YEAR OF RELEASE: November 1972 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1978 The song was a theme tune for TV [..]

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John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – Summer Nights

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (7 weeks) SALES: 1.59m YEAR OF RELEASE: September 1978 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: October 1978 Travolta and Newton-John had a gap of [..]

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John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (9 weeks) SALES: 2m YEAR OF RELEASE: May 1978 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: July 1978 John Travolta’s UK chart first two hits [..]

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Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) SALES: 2.03 million (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: April 1978 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1978 Boney M. are one of [..]

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Wings – Mull Of Kintyre/Girls’ School

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (9 weeks) SALES: 2.09m (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: November 1977 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: December 1977 One of only a very [..]

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David Soul – Don’t Give Up On Us

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (4 weeks) SALES: 1.06m YEAR OF RELEASE: December 1976 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: January 1977 Star of Starsky & Hutch, David Soul [..]

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Rod Stewart – Sailing

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (4 weeks) SALES: 1.02m YEAR OF RELEASE: September 1975 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 2010 to 2012 Sailing topped the charts for four [..]

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Brotherhood Of Man – Save Your Kisses For Me

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (6 weeks) SALES: 1.01m YEAR OF RELEASE: March 1976 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: May 1976 Back in the days when the UK [..]

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Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (14 weeks – 9 in 1975 and 5 in 1991) SALES: 2.795m (September 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: October 1975 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION [..]

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Gary Glitter – I Love You Love Me Love

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (4 weeks) SALES: 1.14m YEAR OF RELEASE: November 1973 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1973 This single may well be the least played [..]

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