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.

Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley & His Comets was Number One on 26th November 1955 and stayed there for two weeks.

This, I think, was the birth of rock & roll. Everyone knows this song, everyone had “rocked around the clock” and least once in their life. Music would never be the same from this moment.

Come on – get your glad rags on!


……now buy


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.