What was the number one song in the UK on 11th March 1955?

By Hayley Beasley Dye

American recording artist and television host, Tennessee Ernie Ford was number one for 7 weeks with Give Me Your Word.

Good grief, was this really number one for 7 weeks?! It’s pretty terrible. His deep voice grates and there’s actually something quite weird about the tone of his voice. I’m sorry Tennessee, but this just doesn’t do it for me. Nice strings though.

Wikipedia

“Give Me Your Word” is a popular song written by George Wyle and Irving Taylor in 1954. The biggest selling version, recorded by Tennessee Ernie Ford, was released on 31 May 1954 by Capitol Records in the United States, and reached number 1 in the UK Singles Chart in March 1955. The record was produced by Ken Nelson. “Give Me Your Word” was Ford’s first hit in the United Kingdom. The single remained at the top of the UK Singles Chart for seven weeks.

Lyrics

“Give me your word
Your love will never die
Give me your word
You’ll feel the same as I
My heart will beat a lifetime just for you
That’s all it wants to do
If yours is just as true
Why don’t you
Give me your lips
And let your lips remain
Give me your word
I’m not in love in vain
Give me one hope to guide me
One vow you’ll be beside me always
Give me your word
Give me your lips
And let your lips remain
Give me your word
I’m not in love in vain
Give me one hope to guide me
One vow you’ll be beside me always
Gïve me your word”

The Playlist

Relive, enjoy and share every song and keep following Talk About Pop Music for more Number One posts!

Every UK Number One Song

Do you remember these songs?

If you enjoy what you read on this site – feel free to donate and show your support…click to donate any amount you like, every little helps!

Never miss an update and keep track of all our playlists. Get the App

Advertisements