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    Class Of 1916

    Are you a betting man? I’d quite like a cheeky £20 when the announcement is made.
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    Comedians & Comedy Writers

    Updated. Surely more of these guys are dead. Anybody know anything? Is Stevie Faye (b. 1927) still with us? He’d be the oldest.
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    Put all my faith in de Havilland. Old girl let me down! Cleary hasn’t been heard of much since her 101st. Atkins keeps cropping up now and now. I reckon he’ll win.
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    Marvin Creamer, academic and sailor, supposedly dead at 104. Edit says he died yesterday (12th). His last post on Facebook (yes, a 104 year old using FB!) was on 2nd.
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    Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    Marcel Adams, Canadian property developer, billionaire and Holocaust survivor, dead at 100.
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    Albert Somit, academic, supposedly dead at 100.
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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

    I agree things are dire in the States. However, putting aside that they died back in April when the virus was much more prevalent, they were 83 and 85, and the son looks heavily overweight. Doesn’t put things into perspective beyond what we already know – if you’re old or fat then ‘rona gonna get ya.
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    47. General Pervez Musharraf

    Absolutely. At one point he was never off of the news.
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    Helen Yate, British Olympic swimmer supposedly dead at 99. The edit has been reverted but Canadian Paul has scrubbed her off his personal list which tends to confirm it’s true. She was the oldest female British Olympian (and the 2nd oldest overall after Jasper Blackall, who just turned 100).
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    Hilary Lister & other sailing nutjobs

    Carlo Rolandi, a prominent name in Italian sailing, dead at 94. Mentioning because he participated in an incredible NINE Olympic Games between 1948 and 1992 – the first six as a competitor, the last three as a jurist.
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    UK Singles Chart

    Okay, so here it is. Every artist to have a hit on the UK Singles Chart during the 1950s and 1960s. I may later do the 1970s if this thread is successful. In the meantime, I will post letter by letter and I invite all users and guests to collaborate on any information you have/find. Rules: 1) Artist must have had a hit single within the UK top 75 to be included (though the chart didn't go as high as 75 until 1978). 2) I appreciate that before February 1969, there was no official chart and that NME, Record Mirror etc. had their own charts. As such, I am using the preferred data of The Official Charts Company prior to '69. 3) As far as bands go, the members I've included appeared on the hit singles themselves, to the best of my knowledge. This is where it gets tricky - some bands had many members over the course of their history and information isn't always available for it to be clear who recorded on which hit. I will mark the acts where I'm unsure if the members I've listed are correct. 4) Orchestras, choirs and backing bands etc. won't be included - this is impractical as the research will become exhaustive and the individuals concerned are often so trivial that no information on them exists. So for an act like Ray Anthony and his Orchestra, I'll only cover Ray Anthony. 5) For bio info, same rules apply as Wikipedia. Individuals who are younger than 90 are by default listed as living if no death information is available. Acts who are dead (included groups with no living members) are highlighted in red. I've also hyperlinked all hit singles to their YouTube pages so people can enjoy the music too! A Cliff Adams 21 Aug 1923 – 22 Oct 2001 (78) Guardian obit Wiki UK orchestra leader from Southwark, London, also a member of The Stargazers 28/04/1960 The Lonely Man Theme #39 Used in television commercials for Strand cigarettes Marie Adams 19 Oct 1925 – 23 Feb 1998 (72) Mention of death Wiki American gospel and R&B singer from Linden, Texas, born as Ollie Marie Givens, known for her work with Johnny Otis 22/11/1957 Ma (He's Making Eyes at Me) #2 Released as Johnny Otis and his Orchestra with Marie Adams and The Three Tons of Joy 10/01/1958 Bye Bye Baby #20 Released as The Johnny Otis Show, vocals by Marie Adams and Johnny Otis Jewel Akens 12 Sep 1933 – 01 Mar 2013 (79) LA Times obit Wiki American singer from Houston, Texas, one of ten children and called "Jewel" because his mother wanted a daughter and liked the name 25/03/1965 The Birds and the Bees #29 Alfi and Harry (aka David Seville) 27 Jan 1919 – 16 Jan 1972 (52) NY Times obit Wiki American singer from Fresno, California, real name Ross Bagdasarian Sr., created Alvin and the Chipmunks 23/03/1956 The Trouble with Harry #15 Inspired by the 1955 Alfred Hitchcock film The Trouble with Harry The Allisons Wiki UK pop duo who met as part of a church choir, not real brothers despite being publicised as such John Alford 31 Dec 1939 – Living Bob Day 02 Feb 1941 – 25 Nov 2013 (72) The Stage obit 23/02/1961 Are You Sure #2 The UK's 1961 Eurovision entry (came in 2nd place behind Luxembourg) 18/05/1961 Words #34 15/02/1962 Lessons in Love #30 Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass 31 Mar 1935 – Living Wiki American trumpeter from Los Angeles, California, started playing at 8 years old, and began his career by penning hits for Sam Cooke, formed various record companies and won eight Grammys, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006 as a non-performer 13/01/1963 The Lonely Bull #22 09/12/1965 Spanish Flea #3 Theme to U.S. television show The Dating Game 24/03/1966 Tijuana Taxi #37 27/04/1967 Casino Royale #27 Featured in 1967 James Bond spoof film Casino Royale 03/07/1968 This Guy's in Love with You #3 Released simply as Herb Alpert 18/06/1969 Without Her #36 Released simply as Herb Alpert Amen Corner Wiki UK rock band from Cardiff, Wales Dennis Bryon 14 Apr 1949 – Living Andy Fairweather Low 02 Aug 1948 – Living Allan Jones 06 Feb 1947 – Living Neil Jones 25 Mar 1949 – 08 Jun 2018 (69) BBC obit Mike Smith 04 Nov 1947 – Living Clive Taylor 27 Apr 1948 – Living Blue Weaver 11 Mar 1947 – Living 26/07/1967 Gin House Blues #12 11/10/1967 The World of Broken Hearts #24 17/01/1968 Bend Me Shape Me #3 Cover of single by The American Breed 31/07/1968 High in the Sky #6 29/01/1969 (If Paradise is) Half as Nice #1 25/06/1969 Hello Susie #4 The American Breed Wiki American rock group from Brookfield, Illinois, formed in 1958 and disbanded in 1970 when it evolved into funk band Rufus Al Ciner 14 May 1947 – Living Charles Colbert 39 Aug 1939 – Living Lee Graziano 09 Nov 1943 – Living Gary Loizzo 16 Aug 1945 – 16 Jan 2016 (70) Ultimate Classic Rock obit 07/02/1968 Bend Me Shape Me #24 Covered by UK rock band Amen Corner The Ames Brothers Wiki American family group from Malden, Massachusetts, Ed Ames later had a very successful solo career, Vic Ames died in a car accident in January 1978 Ed Ames 09 Jul 1927 – living Gene Ames 13 Feb 1923 – 26 Apr 1997 (74) Variety obit Joe Ames 03 May 1921 – 22 Dec 2007 (86) NY Times obit Vic Ames 20 May 1925 – 23 Jan 1978 (52) NY Times obit 04/02/1955 The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane #6 Leroy Anderson and his Pops Concert Orchestra 29 Jun 1908 – 19 May 1975 (66) NY Times obit Wiki American orchestra leader from Cambridge, Massachusetts 28/06/1957 Forgotten Dreams #24 Moira Anderson 05 Jun 1938 – Living Wiki UK singer from Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, awarded an OBE in 1970, sang at the funeral of Norman Wisdom 27/12/1969 The Holy City #43 Chris Andrews 15 Oct 1942 – Living Wiki UK singer-songwriter from Romford, Essex, penned hits for Sandie Shaw and Adam Faith as a writer 07/10/1965 Yesterday Man #3 02/12/1965 To Whom it Concerns #13 14/04/1966 Something on my Mind #41 02/06/1966 Whatcha Gonna Do Now #40 25/08/1966 Stop that Girl #36 Eamonn Andrews 19 Dec 1922 – 05 Nov 1987 (64) RTE obit Wiki Irish radio and television presenter from Dublin who primarily worked in the UK, hosted This Is Your Life and Crackerjack!, awarded a CBE in 1970 20/01/1956 The Shifting Whispering Sands (Parts 1 & 2) #18 Released as Eamonn Andrews with Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra Bobby Angelo and The Tuxedos Discogs UK rockabilly group, later became The Outlaws and then The Innocents Bobby Angelo 24 Jul 1941 – Living Dave Brown c. 1943 – Living Roger Brown 1944 – Living Pete Cresswell c. 1945 – Living Colin Giffin c. 1944 – Living Roger Groom (aka Roger Groome) 10 Nov 1939 – Living 10/08/1961 Baby Sittin' #30 Cover of a single by American singer Myron Lee NB: Angelo and Cresswell definitely appeared on the record, unsure about the others / rumours have it that Mick Avory (later of The Kinks) drummed on the record The Angels Wiki American vocal girl group from New Jersey Barbara Allbutt 24 Sep 1940 – Living Phyllis Allbutt 24 Sep 1942 – Living Peggy Santiglia 04 May 1944 – Living 03/10/1963 My Boyfriend's Back #50 The Animals Wiki UK rock and R&B band from Newcastle, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 Vic Briggs 14 Feb 1945 – Living Eric Burdon 11 May 1941 – Living Chas Chandler 18 Dec 1938 – 17 Jul 1996 (57) Independent obit Barry Jenkins 22 Dec 1944 – Living Danny McCulloch 18 Jul 1945 – 29 Jan 2015 (69) Ultimate Classic Rock obit Zoot Money 17 Jul 1942 – Living Alan Price 19 Apr 1942 – Living Dave Rowberry 04 Jul 1940 – 06 Jun 2003 (62) Guardian obit John Steel 04 Feb 1941 – Living Hilton Valentine 21 May 1943 – Living John Weider 21 Apr 1947 – Living 16/04/1964 Baby Let Me Take You Home #21 25/06/1964 The House of the Rising Sun #1 17/09/1964 I'm Crying #8 04/02/1965 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood #3 08/04/1965 Bring it on Home to Me #7 Cover of a single by Sam Cooke 15/07/1965 We Gotta Get Out of This Place #2 28/10/1965 It's My Life #7 17/02/1966 Inside – Looking Out #12 02/06/1966 Don't Bring me Down #6 27/10/1966 Help Me Girl #14 Released as Eric Burdon and The Animals 15/06/1967 When I Was Young #45 Released as Eric Burdon and The Animals 06/09/1967 Good Times #20 Released as Eric Burdon and The Animals 18/10/1967 San Franciscan Nights #7 Released as Eric Burdon and The Animals 14/02/1968 Sky Pilot #40 Released as Eric Burdon and The Animals 15/01/1969 Ring of Fire #35 Released as Eric Burdon and The Animals / Cover of a single by Johnny Cash NB: Not including Mick Gallagher (member in 1965) because it doesn't appear that he recorded on any of these singles Paul Anka 30 Jul 1941 – Living Wiki Canadian singer and actor from Ottawa, Ontario, debuted at the age of 10, wrote the English lyrics for My Way by Frank Sinatra 09/08/1957 Diana #1 Written about an infatuation with his babysitter 08/11/1957 I Love You Baby #3 08/11/1957 Tell Me that you Love Me #25 B-side to I Love You Baby 31/01/1958 You are My Destiny #6 30/05/1958 Crazy Love #26 26/09/1958 Midnight #26 30/01/1959 (All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings #10 10/07/1959 Lonely Boy #3 30/10/1959 Put Your Head on my Shoulder #7 26/02/1960 It's Time to Cry #28 21/04/1960 Puppy Love #33 15/09/1960 Hello Young Lovers #44 15/03/1962 Love Me Warm and Tender #19 26/07/1962 A Steel Guitar and a Glass of Wine #41 Billie Anthony 11 Oct 1932 – 05 Jan 1991 (58) Wiki UK singer, allegedly born in the dressing room of a theatre in Glasgow, Scotland, her godmother was Gracie Fields 15/10/1954 This Ole House #4 Released as Billie Anthony with Eric Jupp and his Orchestra / Cover of a hit by Rosemary Clooney Ray Anthony and his Orchestra 20 Jan 1922 – Living Wiki American bandleader and trumpeter from Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, last surviving member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra 04/12/1953 Dragnet Theme to the American television series Dragnet Richard Anthony 13 Jan 1938 – 19 Apr 2015 (77) Le Monde obit Wiki Egyptian-born French singer from Cairo 12/12/1963 Walking Alone #37 23/04/1964 If I Loved You #18 Aphrodite's Child Wiki Greek progressive rock group, Demis Roussos and Vangelis both had successful solo careers Demis Roussos 15 Jun 1946 – 25 Jan 2015 (68) Guardian obit Loukas Sideras 05 Dec 1944 – Living Vangelis 29 Mar 1943 – Living 06/11/1968 Rain and Tears #29 The Applejacks Wiki UK beat band from Solihull, Warwickshire, Megan is the sister of Ray and Dave Davies of The Kinks Martin Baggott 20 Oct 1947 – Living Phil Cash 09 Oct 1947 – Living Megan Davies 25 Mar 1944 – Living Gerry Freeman 05 May 1943 – Living Don Gould 23 Mar 1947 – Living Al Jackson 21 Apr 1945 – Living 05/03/1964 Tell Me When #7 11/06/1964 Like Dreamers Do #20 Written by Lennon and McCartney and performed by The Beatles for their Decca Records audition 15/10/1964 Three Little Words #23 Charlie Applewhite 25 Nov 1932 – 27 Apr 2001 (68) FindAGrave memorial Wiki American singer from Fort Worth, Texas, discovered by Milton Berle for his 1950s television show 23/09/1955 Blue Star (The Medic Theme) #20 Released as Charlie Applewhite with Victor Young and his Orchestra and Chorus The Archies Wiki American fictional band based on the television series The Archie Show, keyboardist Ron Frangipane died from complications of COVID-19 in April 2020 Session musicians: Dave Appell 24 Mar 1922 – 18 Nov 2014 (92) Legacy obit Gary Chester 27 Oct 1924 – 17 Aug 1987 (62) FindAGrave memorial Ron Dante 22 Aug 1945 – Living Sal DiTroia 02 Jan 1941 – 22 Jun 2007 (66) Mention of death Ron Frangipane 26 Jul 1944 – 25 Apr 2020 (75) USA Today obit Joe Mack (aka Joey Macho) 02 Sep 1921 – 02 Oct 1977 (56) FindAGrave memorial Ray Stevens 24 Jan 1939 – Living Toni Wine 04 Jun 1947 – Living 11/10/1969 Sugar, Sugar #1 Louis Armstrong 04 Aug 1901 – 06 Jul 1971 (69) NY Times obit American trumpeter and vocalist from New Orleans, Louisiana, by 1930 he was the most successful black musician in the world, known as "Satchmo" or "Pops", inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 19/12/1952 Takes Two to Tango #6 13/04/1956 Theme From the Threepenny Opera #8 Released as Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars 15/06/1956 Take it Satch (EP) #29 Released as Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars 13/07/1956 The Faithful Hussar #27 Released as Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars 06/11/1959 Mack the Knife #24 Released as Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars / This single is the above Theme From the Threepenny Opera under a different name 04/06/1964 Hello Dolly #4 07/02/1968 What a Wonderful World / Cabaret #1 26/06/1968 Sunshine of Love #41 Eddy Arnold 15 May 1918 – 08 May 2008 (89) Guardian obit Wiki American country singer from Henderson, Tennessee, known as "The Tennessee Plowboy", a member of the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame 17/02/1966 Make the World Go Away #8 26/05/1966 I Want to Go with You #46 28/07/1966 If You Were Mine Mary #49 P. P. Arnold 03 Oct 1946 – Living Wiki American singer from Los Angeles, California who moved to the UK in 1966 after touring as part of Ike and Tina Turner's group The Ikettes 04/05/1967 The First Cut is the Deepest #18 Cover of a single by Cat Stevens and later popularised by Rod Stewart 02/08/1967 The Time has Come #47 24/01/1968 (If You Think You're) Groovy #41 10/07/1968 Angel of the Morning #29 Cover of a single by Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts and later popularised by Juice Newton Johnny Arthey and his Orchestra and Chorus 24 Sep 1930 – 27 Oct 2007 (77) Mention of death Wiki UK bandleader and composer from Merseyside 13/08/1964 The Wedding #3 Released as Julie Rogers with Johnny Arthey and his Orchestra and Chorus The Association Wiki American sunshine pop group from California Ted Bluechel 02 Dec 1942 – Living Brian Cole 08 Sep 1942 – 02 Aug 1972 (29) FindAGrave memorial Russ Giguere 18 Oct 1943 – Living Terry Kirkman 12 Dec 1939 – Living Larry Ramos 19 Apr 1942 – 30 Apr 2014 (72) Ultimate Classic Rock obit Jim Yester 24 Nov 1939 – Living 22/05/1968 Time For Livin' #23 NB: Haven't included Gary Alexander as it looks like he had temporarily departed from the band when they had this hit Chet Atkins 20 Jun 1924 – 30 Jun 2001 (77) Rolling Stone obit Wiki American guitarist from Luttrell, Tennessee, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002 17/03/1960 Teensville #46 Winifred Atwell 27 Feb 1914 – 28 Feb 1983 (69) FindAGrave memorial Wiki Trinidad-born UK pianist, wanted to have a career in classical music but ended up penning boogie style hits, owed much of her success to the tinny sound of a piano that cost 50 shillings (£2.50), later moved to Australia and died following an electrical fire at her home, first black person to have a UK #1 12/12/1952 Britannia Rag #5 15/05/1953 Coronation Rag #5 25/09/1953 Flirtation Waltz #10 04/12/1953 Let's Have a Party #2 23/07/1954 Rachmaninoff's 18th Variation on a Theme by Paganini (The Story of Three Loves) #9 26/11/1954 Let's Have Another Party #1 Released as Winifred Atwell and her "Other" Piano with Rhythm Accompaniment 05/11/1955 Let's Have a Ding Dong #3 16/03/1956 The Poor People of Paris #1 Released as Winifred Atwell and her Other Piano 18/05/1956 Port-au-Prince #18 Released as Winifred Atwell and Frank Chacksfield 20/07/1956 The Left Bank #14 26/10/1956 Make it a Party #7 22/02/1957 Let's Rock n Roll #24 06/12/1957 Let's Have a Ball #4 07/08/1959 Summer of the Seventeenth Doll #24 27/11/1959 Piano Party #10 Brian Auger and The Trinity Wiki UK progressive rock band Brian Auger 18 Jul 1939 – Living Phil Kinorra 20 Oct 1940 – Living Rick Laird 05 Feb 1941 – Living 17/04/1968 This Wheel's on Fire #5 Released as Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger and The Trinity / Cover of a song by Bob Dylan and The Band Frankie Avalon 18 Sep 1940 – Living Wiki American singer and actor from Philadelphia, Pennyslvania, appeared in a series of beach/bikini movies as well as Grease (1978) 10/10/1958 Gingerbread #30 24/04/1959 Venus #16 22/01/1960 Why #20 28/04/1960 Don't Throw Away All Those Teardrops #37 The Avons Wiki UK pop vocal trio, Elaine and Valerie are sisters-in-law Ray Adams 1938 – Living Elaine Murtagh 1940 – Living Valerie Murtagh 1936 – Living 13/11/1959 Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Back Seat #3 07/07/1960 We're Only Young Once #45 27/10/1960 Four Little Heels #45 26/01/1961 Rubber Ball #30 Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra 24 Dec 1909 – 05 Sep 1969 (59) FindAGrave memorial Wiki American orchestra leader and composer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin 07/02/1958 Magic Moments #1 Released as Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra & The Ray Charles Singers Bob Azzam and his Orchestra and Chorus 24 Oct 1925 – 24 Jul 2004 (78) Wiki Egyptian orchestra leader from Cairo 26/05/1960 Mustapha #23
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    UK Singles Chart

    Thanks. Added those three to Highly Likely. Yeah they were probably all just session musicians anyway. It looks like Hugg, McGuinness and Rivers were the primary ones though. I might have a digger deep Sunday when I’m back at my desk. Hi-Tension. Yes I agree. About 1/3 of the lineup above are not traceable e.g the early saxophonist Sydor. However, from looking at their Twitter/FB pages they have a good habit of alerting fans when an associated member of the group or a relative of a member dies. So there’s a possibility they’re all still about and we’ll hear when the first passes.
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    UK Singles Chart

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    UK Singles Chart

    Added, cheers.
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    Sumner Redstone

    Depends. Isn’t the point of the List to score the most hits per annum and between drops/substitutions, try and minimise misses to the lowest number possible?
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    Sumner Redstone

    Gates Sr. wasn’t a very imaginative pick but given that he has advanced dementia, I don’t think he should be dropped now. If he doesn’t die this year, he’ll go in 2021. It would just be another miss if he’s switched in with someone else.
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    UK Singles Chart

    H (part 3/5) Den Hegarty 13 Sep 1954 – Living Wiki Irish-born UK rock and roll and doo-wop singer and television presenter from Brighton, also a member of doo-wop revival band Darts 31/03/1979 Voodoo Voodoo #73 Hello Wiki UK glam rock band from London, formed in 1971 and disbanded in 1979, reformed in 2002 Jeff Allen 08 Mar 1956 – Living Bob Bradbury 14 Jan 1956 – Living Vic Faulkner 27 Feb 1956 – Living Keith Marshall 05 Jun 1956 – Living 09/11/1974 Tell Him #6 Cover of a single popularised by The Exciters 18/10/1975 New York Groove #9 Jimmy Helms 27 Sep 1941 – Living Wiki American soul singer from Florida, later known as a member of dance-pop band Londonbeat 24/02/1973 Gonna Make You an Offer You Can't Refuse #8 Eddie Henderson 26 Oct 1940 – Living Wiki American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player from New York 28/10/1978 Prance on #44 The Jimi Hendrix Experience Wiki UK/American rock band from Westminster, London, formed in 1966 and disbanded in 1969, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, Mitchell was also a member of Georgie Fame and The Blues Fames, Hendrix died from barbiturate-related asphyxia in September 1970 Jimi Hendrix 27 Nov 1942 – 18 Sep 1970 (27) Rolling Stone obit Mitch Mitchell 09 Jul 1946 – 12 Nov 2008 (62) Guardian obit Noel Redding 25 Dec 1945 – 11 May 2003 (57) Guardian obit 07/11/1970 Voodoo Chile #1 Posthumous #1 for Hendrix 30/10/1971 Gypsy Eyes / Remember #35 12/02/1972 Johnny B. Goode #35 Released as Jimi Hendrix / Cover of a single by Chuck Berry Paul Henry 1947 – Living Wiki UK actor from Aston, Birmingham, best known for playing the role of Benny Hawkins in the soap opera Crossroads and the Mason Glen Orchestra 15 Aug 1944 – Living Wiki UK musician and composer from Devizes, better known as Simon May – Mason Glen is a pseudonym, composed the theme tunes for a number of British television programmes including EastEnders and Howards' Way 14/01/1978 Benny's Theme #39 Herman's Hermits Wiki UK beat rock band from Manchester, formed in 1964, originally called Herman & the Hermits, part of the British Invasion in the States and appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and The Dean Martin Show Karl Green 31 Jul 1947 – Living Keith Hopwood 26 Oct 1946 – Living Derek "Lek" Leckenby 14 May 1943 – 04 Jun 1994 (51) Independent obit Peter Noone 05 Nov 1947 – Living Barry "Bean" Whitwam 21 Jul 1946 – Living 07/02/1970 Years May Come, Years May Go #7 23/05/1970 Bet Yer Life I Do #22 14/11/1970 Lady Barbara #13 Released as Peter Noone and Herman's Hermits Patrick Hernandez 06 Apr 1949 – Living Wiki French euro disco singer from Le Blanc-Mesnil 16/06/1979 Born to Be Alive #10 Hi-Tension Wiki UK funk group from North West London, originally called Hott Waxx, David and Kenneth Joseph are brothers Guy Barker 26 Dec 1957 – Living Ray Alan Eko no info available Jeffrey Guishard 1959 – Living David Joseph 1957 – Living Kenneth Joseph 1958 – Living Paapa Mensah no info available Paul McLean 1958 – Living Paul Phillips no info available David Reid no info available Bob Sydor 1949 – Living Leroy Williams no info available 06/05/1978 Hi Tension #13 12/08/1978 British Hustle / Peace on Earth #8 Highly Likely Discogs UK studio group, Hugg and McGuinness were also members of Manfred Mann and Rivers was a member of Harmony Grass Mike Hugg 11 Aug 1942 – Living Tom McGuinness 02 Dec 1941 – Living Tony Rivers 21 Dec 1940 – Living 21/04/1973 Whatever Happened to You ("Likely Lads" Theme) #35 Theme to the sitcom "Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?" (1973–1974) NB: Not much out there on this group. Some speculation here about who appears on the record. Tony Rivers, Mike Hugg and Tom McGuinness are confirmed as “members” in this BBC interview. Benny Hill 21 Jan 1924 – 20 Apr 1992 (68) Telegraph obit Wiki UK comedian, actor and singer from Southampton, Hampshire, best known for his television programme The Benny Hill Show 13/11/1971 Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West) #1 Chris Hill Jan 1945 – Living Wiki UK DJ and producer, his singles contained snippets from past hits 06/12/1975 Renta Santa #10 04/12/1976 Bionic Santa #10 Dan Hill 03 Jun 1954 – Living Wiki Canadian pop singer-songwriter from Toronto, Ontario, penned hit songs for artists like George Benson and Celine Dion 18/02/1978 Sometimes When We Touch #13 Roni Hill 1952 – Living Discogs American disco and R&B singer from Baltimore, Maryland, began singing with her mother in a gospel group, later joined the All Maryland State Choir before marrying a G.I. and moving to Germany 07/05/1977 You Keep Me Hangin' on – Stop! In the Name of Love #36 Medley of two covers of singles by The Supremes NB: There's literally nothing online about her. Even her Discogs page says she just disappeared into obscurity after releasing a few singles. The bio info above came from the Collins Complete UK Hit Singles book so let's hope it's accurate! Vince Hill 16 Apr 1934 – Living Wiki UK traditional pop singer-songwriter and record producer from Holbrooks, Coventry, later became a television presenter 25/09/1971 Look Around (and You'll Find Me There) #12
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    UK Singles Chart

    I am not endangering myself for going out for a bloody meal. 1) I had COVID-19 in March, as I mentioned on here at the time. I've since had a private anti-body test and it came back positive as expected. 2) Even if I hadn't already contracted it earlier in the year, I'm perfectly healthy, not in an at-risk category and there is no reason for me to shield. For the vast majority of younger healthy people who get the disease, it's no worse than a seasonal flu. If you choose to live your life in an isolated bubble of paranoia and have fallen victim to the mass media scaremongering, then you're the fool. The economy has to keep running so people like myself can pay for your state handouts.
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    UK Singles Chart

    Read the sentence again. "I was actually out for a late walk after meeting friends for dinner and I updated the section on my iPhone." Anyway, I've no time for you and I refuse to interact with you again. Go away.
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    UK Singles Chart

    I was actually out for a late walk after meeting friends for dinner and I updated the section on my iPhone. Meanwhile, you probably have your arse firmly planted at your computer screen all day. And having been blocked as Miracle Aligner, you've created a new account to pointlessly waste your time trying to antagonise people on here. So the joke is very much on you.
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    UK Singles Chart

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    Trini Lopez

    Says he died of COVID-19.
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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

    Today is his 60th birthday. Bit of a shit present.
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    The 100 Club

    And dead. Edit: @TomTomTelekom beat me to it!
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    U.S. Political Figures over 85

    Oh yes, forgot about them! (not necessarily a bad thing)
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