Oh Mein Papa

I have a playlist that contains every UK number one song since charts began in 1952. Thanks to EveryHit, this is a fairly simple process. Let’s remind ourselves of these songs.

A brand new year – welcome 1954. The first new number one of this year was “Oh Mein Papa” by Eddie Calvert – it was number one on 9th January and stayed there for a staggering 9 weeks.

Eddie was a man who loved to blow his own trumpet so rather than sing the words of this song he just trumpeted them.


Perhaps he was the Jason Derulo of the 50s.


Written by Steve

I’m Steve and live in a village called Alford (home of Emeli Sande & birthplace of the Aberdeen Angus cow) in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. I currently work in the IT industry (yawn) I just want to share my ideas, findings and general reflections with whoever wants to listen.
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