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1956 and 1968

Duration:
1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 06 October 2012

Tony Blackburn turns back the clock and plays some golden classics from this week in the charts of 1956 and 1968. With music from The Goons,The Platters, Doris Day, Cream and The Doors.

Music Played

37 items
  • Image for Michael Holliday

    Michael Holliday Ten Thousand Miles

    EMI Presents: The Magic of Michael Holliday, EMI, 4

  • Image for Nat King Cole

    Nat King Cole Love Me As Though There Were No Tomorrow

    The Singles, EMI, 14

  • Image for Bill Haley & His Comets

    Bill Haley & His Comets See You Later Alligator

    That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Mitchell Torok

    Mitchell Torok When Mexico Gave Up The Rhumba

    Mitchell Torok: Mexican Joe In The Caribbean, Bear Family Records

  • Image for Perry Como

    Perry Como More

    1956 British Hit Parade: Britain's Greatest Hits, Vol. 5, Pt., Acrobat

  • Image for Frankie Lymon

    Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers Why Do Fools Fall In Love

    That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Teresa Brewer

    Teresa Brewer Sweet Old Fashioned Girl

    Teresa Brewer: Golden Hits, PHILLIPS

  • Image for Bill Haley & His Comets

    Bill Haley & His Comets Razzle Dazzle

    1956 British Hit Parade: Britain's Greatest Hits, Vol. 5, Pt. 2, Acrobat

  • Image for Bill Haley & His Comets

    Bill Haley & His Comets (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock

    That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for The Chordettes

    The Chordettes Born To Be With You

    Memories ... Are Made Of This, Dino

  • Image for Tony Martin

    Tony Martin Walk Hand In Hand

    Hard to Find 45's on CD, Vol. 3: The Mid 50's, Eric Records, 3

  • Image for Lonnie Donegan

    Lonnie Donegan Bring A Little Water Sylvie

    1956 British Hit Parade: Britain's Greatest Hits, Vol. 5, Pt. 2, Acrobat

  • Image for The Platters

    The Platters The Great Pretender

    The Platters Golden Hits, Phonogram, 5

  • Image for The Goons

    The Goons The Ying Tong Song

    The World Of The Goons, Decca, 4

  • Image for Freddie Bell & The Bell Boys

    Freddie Bell & The Bell Boys Giddy Up A Ding Dong

    Rediscover The 50's-Rock With The Cav, Old Gold

  • Image for Bill Haley & His Comets

    Bill Haley & His Comets Rockin' Through The Rye

    The Bill Haley Collection

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Hound Dog

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Frankie Laine

    Frankie Laine A Woman In Love

    Housewives Choice (Various Artists), Music & Memories

  • Image for Doris Day

    Doris Day Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be)

    Housewives Choice (Various Artists), Music & Memories

  • Image for Anne Shelton

    Anne Shelton Lay Down Your Arms

    Rediscover The 50's - Sugartime, Old Gold

  • Image for Cream

    Cream Sunshine Of Your Love

    The Greatest Hits Of 1968, Premier

  • Image for Cupid's Inspiration

    Cupid's Inspiration My World

    Yesterday Has Gone, NEMS RECORDS, 12

  • Image for Sly & The Family Stone

    Sly & The Family Stone M'Lady

    Anthology, Epic

  • Image for Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich

    Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich The Wreck of The Antoinette

    Greatest Hits, Fontana, 11

  • Image for José Feliciano

    José Feliciano Light My Fire

    Million Sellers Vol.11 - The Sixties, Disky

  • Image for The Doors

    The Doors Hello I Love You

    Not To Touch The Earth, 4

  • Image for Engelbert Humperdinck

    Engelbert Humperdinck Les Bicyclettes De Belsize

    Engelbert Humperdinck - Greatest Hits, Deram

  • Image for Love Affair

    Love Affair A Day Without Love

    An Everlasting Soul, Castle

  • Image for Mason Williams

    Mason Williams Classical Gas

    The Mason Williams Phonograph Record, Warner Bros

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Ice In The Sun

    Million Sellers Vol.7 - The Sixties, Disky

  • Image for The Dave Clark Five

    The Dave Clark Five The Red Balloon

    Glad All Over Again, EMI

  • Image for The Tremeloes

    The Tremeloes My Little Lady

    Good Day Sunshine (Singles A's & B'S), Sequel

  • Image for Gary Puckett

    Gary Puckett and Union Gap Lady Willpower

    Sixties Legends (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Hey Jude

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 7

  • Image for The Casuals

    The Casuals Jesamine

    Heartbeat - Forever Yours, Sony

  • Image for Leapy Lee

    Leapy Lee Little Arrows

    Dance Hits Of The '60's & '70's, Old Gold

  • Image for Mary Hopkin

    Mary Hopkin Those Were The Days

    Those Were The Days, Apple

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