EVERY UK NUMBER ONE SONG: ‘Roulette’ – Russ Conway
What was the number one song in the UK on 19th June 1959?
By Hayley Beasley Dye
Russ is back with Roulette, which was number one for 2 weeks.
AAARRRGGGHHH, it’s another one of those honky-tonk piano instrumentals, guys. I’m starting to think they were created just to troll me. It’s a firm no from me. I’m sincerely hoping the 60s will have none of this honky-tonk dross, thank you. Did people really sit there in the 50s, willingly and joyfully listening to this? The mind boggles.
“Roulette” is a piano instrumental by Russ Conway.
It was the second and final of his two No. 1 hits in the UK Singles Chart; the first being “Side Saddle”.
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