Legendary Music Weekly NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS Published First Ever UK Pop Chart 56 Years Ago Today…

The first ever UK Pop Chart was published by music weekly NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS on
8 November 1952, 67 years ago today after 53 record shops were asked to declare their sales returns. ‘Here In My Heart’ by Al Martino was the first No.1. and stayed at the top spot for nine weeks.

Here’s that very first Number One hit in the UK, 56 years ago today…

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