Good vs Bad hits

Following a conversation at one of my music quizzes, the conversation came up about songs with ‘good’ and songs with ‘bad’ in the title. There are far more ‘good’ than ‘bad’, but here’s every one that made the top...

The UK’s most-streamed country songs of all time

A few weeks ago, the Official Charts Company released a list of the top 30 most-streamed country songs of all time in the UK, here is the list. Rank Song Artist 1 Meant To Be Bebe Rexha feat Florida Georgia Line 2 9 To 5 Dolly Parton 3 Take Me Home Country Roads John...

10 musical facts to digest

The most number of siblings in one group with a UK hit is eight. They were The Wolfgramm family who were made up of Leroy, Eddie, Eugene, Haini, Rudy, Kathi, Elizabeth and Moana and went under the name The Jets, who had a number five hit in 1987 with Crush On You....

10 interesting facts

The original version of Ain’t No Sunshine by Bill Withers did not chart on the UK Singles Chart until 2009, 38 years after its release. Freddie Mercury’s dying wish for Bohemian Rhapsody to be reissued in order to raise money for AIDS charities. When Billy...

UK compilation album chart

On January 14 1989 the UK album chart was split into two – The artist album chart and the new various artists compilation chart. These were the first 12 number ones on the compilation chart: Position Album title 1 Now That’s What I Call Music 13 2 Andrew Lloyd...