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FlinterFile: Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich- Bend It!

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Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich released a single in 1966. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Kajagoogoo- Too Shy

With this song Kajagoogoo made a successful debut in 1983. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Jackson 5- ABC

The Jackson 5 released their second number 1 hit in 1970. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Middle Of The Road- Talk Of All The U.S.A.

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The band Middle of the Road started as Part Four, changed their name to Los Caracas, and got the name Middle of the Road in 1970. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Firm- Star Trekkin’

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In the eighties, the Firm was mainly known for their novelty hits. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Herman’s Hermits- Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter

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This song started as a song in the TV-series The Lads. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Elvis Presley- Are You Lonesome Tonight

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Roy Turk and Lou Handman wrote the song Are You Lonesome Tonight? in 1926. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: John Dummer’s Famous Music Band- Nine By Nine

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John Dummer started a band in 1967, which we would now see as a kind of supergroup. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Joey Dyser- 100 Years

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If you’re talking about one hit wonders, this is a good example. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Gary Glitter- I’m The Leader Of The Gang

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Gary Glitter is one of those typical examples of glam rock. Read the rest of this entry