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The Sheet Music Chart
"Before November 1952 Britain did not have a record sales chart. The hit parade was based on a sheet music sales chart broadcast by Radio Luxembourg."
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In January 1950 the "Harry Lime Theme" topped the sheet music chart for four weeks. Who both wrote and recorded this?
March 1950 saw a Teresa Brewer recording topping the sheet music sales charts. It was her first hit. What was the title?
Music! Music! Music!
Put Another Nickel In
January 1951 saw "I Taut I Taw A Puddy Cat" top the sheet music charts. Whose voice would be most associated with this line?
A Les Paul and Mary Ford record sold the most sheet music in April 1951. What was the title?
Mockin' Bird Valley
Mockin' Bird Hill
In August 1951 "Too Young" was a success from the point of view of both record and sheet music sales. Nat King Cole recorded a version, but who was the popular singer and broadcaster who recorded the British version?
In October 1952 which Al Martino song topped the sheet music charts, and in November 1952 was the first number one on the UK singles chart?
The Street Where You Live
My Resistance is Low
Yellow Rose of Texas
Here In My Heart
From November 1952 the sheet music chart and record sales chart ran side by side. They did not however always agree. Which Jo Stafford song topped the sheet music chart in December 1952 but did not appear on the record chart until January 1953?
This Ole House
Come Alonga Love
You Belong To Me
Red Sails In The Sunset
In June 1953 Eddie Fisher topped the record sales charts with "I'm Walking Behind You", but this never topped the sheet music charts. Which Frankie Laine song kept it off the top of the sheet music chart?
By January 1956 the sheet music charts and the record sales charts were showing increased divergence. While the record charts were topped with "Rock Around The Clock" and "Sixteen Tons" which popular television theme, sung by Bill Hayes, was topping the sheet music chart?
The Man From Laramie
Champion The Wonder Horse
Ballad of Davy Crockett
The Lone Ranger
In March 1959 the record charts and sheet music charts were both topped by the same piano piece. It was Russ Conway's first hit. What was the title?
Black and White Rag
Hurdy Gurdy Man
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