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FlinterFile: Mike Oldfield- To France

After having a hit with Moonlight Shadow, sung by Maggie Reilly, Mike Oldfield asked her again to sing on the single To France. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Boney M.- Belfast

Boney M. released a song about Belfast in 1977. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: David Cassidy- How Can I Be Sure

David Cassidy brought an ‘old’ song back in the charts in 1972. Read the rest of this entry

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