Decca records

The Decca record label is 84 years old this week. I Love You Truly by Bing Crosby became the first release and had the catalogue number D-100. There have been 41 songs that reached number one in the UK on the Decca label spending a total of 84 weeks at the summit, here’s the list which covers 1953 to 2014.

Artist Title Year Weeks at Number 1
Stargazers Broken Wings 1953 1
Lita Roza (How Much Is) That Doggie In The Window 1953 1
Mantovani The Song From The Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) 1953 1
David Whitfield Answer Me 1953 2 *
Stargazers I See The Moon 1954 6 *
David Whitfield Cara Mia 1954 10
Vera Lynn My Son My Son 1954 2
Dickie Valentine and The Stargazers The Finger Of Suspicion 1955 3 *
Jimmy Young Unchained Melody 1955 3
Jimmy Young The Man From Laramie 1955 4
Johnston Brothers Hernando’s Hideaway 1955 2
Dickie Valentine Christmas Alphabet 1955 3
Winifred Atwell and Her Other Piano The Poor People Of Paris 1956 3
Tommy Steele and The Steelmen Singing The Blues 1957 1
Lord Rockingham’s XI Hoots Mon 1958 3
Anthony Newley Why 1960 4
Anthony Newley Do You Mind 1960 1
Eden Kane Well I Ask You 1961 1
Tornados Telstar 1962 5
Jet Harris and Tony Meehan Diamonds 1963 3
Brian Poole and The Tremeloes Do You Love Me 1963 3
Bachelors Diane 1964 1
Rolling Stones It’s All Over Now 1964 1
Rolling Stones Little Red Rooster 1964 1
Moody Blues Go Now! 1965 1
Tom Jones It’s Not Unusual 1965 1
Unit Four Plus Two Concrete And Clay 1965 1
Rolling Stones The Last Time 1965 3
Rolling Stones (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction 1965 2
Rolling Stones Get Off Of My Cloud 1965 3
Rolling Stones Paint It, Black 1966 1
Small Faces All Or Nothing 1966 1
Tom Jones Green Green Grass Of Home 1966 7
Engelbert Humperdinck Release Me 1967 6
Engelbert Humperdinck The Last Waltz 1967 5
Rolling Stones Jumpin’ Jack Flash 1968 2
Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Women 1969 5
Lieutenant Pigeon Mouldy Old Dough 1972 4
Military Wives with Gareth Malone Wherever You Are 2011 1
Gary Barlow with the Commonwealth Band Sing 2012 1
Gareth Malone’s All Star Choir Wake Me Up 2014 1
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