Wayne's Music 27/28 February 2010.
Wayne Mowat clicking on some of the musical highlights of the last week in February down through the decades of last century.
Help The Beatles did not particularly enjoy the filming of the movie, nor were they pleased with the end product. Theme From A Summer Place at the end of February in 1960 Summer Place started a 9 week run at #1 on the US Chart. A massive seller for Percy Faith.
Can't Help Falling In Love it was 1962 and a track from his latest film "Blue Hawaii" offered up a 10th UK #1 for Elvis Presley.
The Silent Sun Tony Banks and Peter Gabriel's first commercial release for Genesis.
Pick Up The Pieces half way through the seventies, The Average White band were at the top with both this single and their album hitting #1 in The US Charts.
Make Me Smile the only UK #1 for Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel.
You Can't Do That Abbey Road Studios, this week 46 years ago, The Beatles crank out their next big seller "Can't Buy me Love" with this song on the B-Side. Shaddap You face Joe Dolce - in 1981 at the end of February - with a one hit wonder - but a BIG wonder - it was #1 in 11 countries with over 35 different foreign language cover versions, selling over 4 million copies.