Tag Archives: Tennessee Ernie Ford

Give Me Your Word

And another number one (I promised a few today) which had a 7 week run from March 1955.

I love Tennessee Ernie Ford’s voice. He must be the only man in history to make Johnny Cash sound effeminate. This is a slow, romantic number, and quite the enjoyable one at that.

Also, I know for a fact we will hear more from this gent, and it may well be the best number one of the 50’s

Talk About Pop Music

I have a playlist that contains every UK number one song since charts began in 1952. Thanks to EveryHit, this is a fairly simple process. Let’s remind ourselves of these songs.

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