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1959 and 1977

1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 15 June 2013

Tony Blackburn plays a rundown of hits from the charts of 1959 and 1977, featuring music from The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Neil Sedaka, Hot Chocolate and Rod Stewart.

Music Played

38 items
  • Image for Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

    Johnny Kidd & The Pirates Please Don't Touch

    101 Jukebox Classics (Various Artists), Virgin, 52

  • Image for Anthony Newley

    Anthony Newley Personality

    Anthony Newley's Greatest Hits, Deram

  • Image for The Everly Brothers

    The Everly Brothers Poor Jenny

    Cadence Classics: Their 20 Greatest Hits, Rhino, 15

  • Image for Ruby Wright

    Ruby Wright Three Stars

    1959 British Hit Parade: Britain's Greatest Hits Volume 8 Part 1, Revolver Recordings

  • Image for The Fleetwoods

    The Fleetwoods Come Softly To Me

    American Rock 'N' Roll Classics Volume 1, Roulette Records, 3

  • Image for Joan Regan

    Joan Regan May You Always

  • Image for Lloyd Price

    Lloyd Price Where Were You (On Our Wedding Day?)

    Lloyd Price: 16 Great Hits, Passport Records, 16

  • Image for The McGuire Sisters

    The McGuire Sisters May You Always

    1959 British Hit Parade: Britain's Greatest Hits Volume 8 Part 1, Not Given

  • Image for Chris Barber

    Chris Barber Petite Fleur

    Sleepy Shores - Instrumental Classics, Old Gold

  • Image for Marty Wilde

    Marty Wilde Donna

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

  • Image for Bert Weedon

    Bert Weedon Guitar Boogie Shuffle

    25 Years Of Rock 'N' Roll 1959, Conoisseur Collection, 16

  • Image for Cliff Richard & The Shadows

    Cliff Richard & The Shadows Mean Streak

    The Best of Cliff Richard, EMI, 5

  • Image for Frankie Vaughan & The Kaye Sisters

    Frankie Vaughan & The Kaye Sisters Come Softly To Me

    Give Me The Moonlight: The Best Of Frankie Vaughan, Spectrum, 18

  • Image for Neil Sedaka

    Neil Sedaka I Go Ape

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

  • Image for Marty Wilde

    Marty Wilde Teenager In Love

    Music Of The Year 1959, Spectrum, 4

  • Image for Russ Conway

    Russ Conway Side Saddle

    The Best Of The EMI Years, EMI

  • Image for Bobby Darin

    Bobby Darin Dream Lover

    The Bobby Darin Story, Atco

  • Image for Ricky Nelson

    Ricky Nelson It's Late

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

  • Image for Buddy Holly

    Buddy Holly It Doesn't Matter Anymore

    Very Best Of Buddy Holly & The Cricke, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Russ Conway

    Russ Conway Roulette

    Premier Coll'n Of Instrumental Hits V, Kenwest

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley A Fool Such As I

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley I Need Your Love Tonight

    50,000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong, RCA

  • Image for Hot Chocolate

    Hot Chocolate So You Win Again

    The Gold Album (Various Artists), The Hit Label Ltd

  • Image for Emerson, Lake & Palmer

    Emerson, Lake & Palmer Fanfare For The Common Man

    The Best Of Emerson Lake & Palmer, Atlantic

  • Image for Genesis

    Genesis Pigeons

    The Pigeon EP, AUDIO FIDELITY, 2

  • Image for Heatwave

    Heatwave Too Hot To Handle

    Soul Years 1977 CD2, Knight Records, 13

  • Image for Gladys Knight

    Gladys Knight and The Pips Baby Don't Change Your Mind

    Gladys Knight & The Pips - Singles Al, Pro-Tv

  • Image for Boz Scaggs

    Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for 10cc

    10cc Good Morning Judge

    The Very Best Of 10cc, Mercury

  • Image for Van McCoy

    Van McCoy The Shuffle

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Joe Tex

    Joe Tex Ain't Gonna Bump No More

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Telephone Line

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic

  • Image for The Muppets

    The Muppets Halfway Down The Stairs

    The Best Of The Muppets, Walt Disney Records, 12

  • Image for Carole Bayer Sager

    Carole Bayer Sager You're Moving Out Today

    (Single), Elektra

  • Image for Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand Evergreen (Love Theme From "A Star Is Born")

    Barbra Streisand Greatest Hits Vol.2, CBS

  • Image for The Jackson 5

    The Jackson 5 Show You The Way To Go

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart I Don't Want To Talk About It

    The Best Of Rod Stewart, Warner Bros

  • Image for Kenny Rogers

    Kenny Rogers Lucille

    Country Ballads (Various Artists), Virgin


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