OASIS Scored Their 6th Number One In The UK 20 Years Ago Today With Rad Ripper ‘THE HINDU TIMES’

Top singles from the past

21 April 2022

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Band: Oasis 
Single: The Hindu Times 

Score: The single was on the top spot of the UK
singles chart this day 20 years ago – 22 April 2002
Album: Heathen Chemistry  – the band’s fifth LP

I get up when I’m down
I can’t swim but my soul won’t drown
I do believe I got flare
I got speed and I walk on air

Original clip…

Buzzing live version…

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THE NEW SEEKERS Teached The World To Buy A Coke 50 Years Ago Today… And Inspired OASIS

Top singles from the past

8 January 2022

Band: THE NEW SEEKERS
Who: British pop 4-piece from London, formed in 1969.
After their break-up in 1974, leader Keith Potger restarted
two years later with a new group called The Seekers.

Song: I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony)

It became a worldwide hit than after it was the theme song of
a Coca Cola TV ad. It originally included the line, ‘I’d like to buy
the world a Coke.’

Score: 50 years ago today, 8 Jan 1972,
the song topped the UK singles chart.

C’mon, all together…

The song inspired Noel Gallagher for
OASIS‘ 2nd single SHAKERMAKER (1994)…

THE NEW SEEKERS: History

Picked By TURN UP THE VOLUME – These 10 Classic Crackers Turn 25 In 2022

11 December 2021

1. Bitter Sweet Symphony by THE VERVE (Wigan, UK)

Released: 16 June 1997
Album: Urban Hymns
Score: No 2 in the UK, No 12 in the USA

“Cause it’s a bittersweet symphony, that’s life
Tryna make ends meet, you’re a slave to money then you die
I’ll take you down the only road I’ve ever been down
You know the one that takes you to the places where all the veins meet, yeah”

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2. ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’ by ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN (Liverpool)

Released: 20 June 1997
Album: Evergreen
Score: #8 in the UK

“I want it now, I want it now
Not the promises of what tomorrow brings
I need to live in dreams today
I’m tired of the song that sorrow sings”

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3. ‘Kowalski’ by PRIMAL SCREAM (Scotland/UK)

Released: 5 May 1997
Album: Vanishing Point
Score: #2 in Scotland, #8 in the UK

“This radio station was named Kowalski
In honor of the last American hero to whom
Speed means freedom of the soul
The question is not when he’s gonna stop
But who is gonna stop him”

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4. ‘Get Higher’ by BLACK GRAPE (UK)

Released: 10 September 1997
Album: Stupid Stupid Stupid
Score: #24 in the UK

“Nancy is joining me because the message this evening is not my message, but ours
“Despite our best efforts, shortages of marijuana are now being reported. From the early
days of our administration, Nancy has been abusing marijuana on a daily basis and her
personal observations and efforts have given her such dramatic insights that I wanted
her to share them with you this evening.”

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5. ‘Brimful Of Asha’ by CORNERSHOP (UK)

Released: 18 August 1997
Album: When I Was Born For The 7th Time
Score: #1 in the UK, #1 in Scotland

“Brimful of Asha on the 45
Well, it’s a brimful of Asha on the 45
Brimful of Asha on the 45
Well, it’s a brimful of Asha on the 45”

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6. Song 2 by BLUR (UK)

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7. ‘All You Good People’ by EMBRACE (UK)

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8. ‘Electricity’ by SPIRITUALIZED (UK)

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9. ‘Block Rockin’ Beats’ by CHEMICAL BROTHERS (UK)

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10. ‘D’you Know What I Mean’ by OASIS

New Documentary: ‘OASIS AT KNEBWORTH 1996’

13 July 2021

Documentary: OASIS AT KNEBWORTH 1996

About: The Manchester legends’ (2) gigantic
shows at Knebworth, UK in 1996 – 25 years ago

Content: Made up of never-before-seen archive
concert and backstage footage from the gigs, with
additional interviews with the band and concert
organisers.

Out: 23 September 2021

Press statement: “The Jake Scott-directed film is “a joyful
and at times poignant cinematic celebration of one of the most
iconic live concert events of the last 25 years, driven entirely by
the music, and the fans’ own experiences of that monumental
weekend”.

Liam Gallagher: “Knebworth for me was the Woodstock of the 90’s.
It was all about the music and the people. I can’t remember much
about it, but I’ll never forget it. It was Biblical.”

An idea of what happened…

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Number One Singles This Day In 1959 – 1961 – 1965 – 1968 and 1995

Top singles from the past…

24 April 2021

Artist: BUDDY HOLLY (Texas, US)
7 September 1936 – 3 February 1959
John Lennon was a big fan
Single: IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE
Score: No 1 in the UK this day in 1959

BUDDY HOLLY: Discography

Artist: DEL SHANNON (Michigan, USA)
30 December 1934 – 8 February 1990
Single: RUNAWAY
Score: No 1 in the USA this day in 1961

DEL SHANNON: Discography

Band: WAYNE FONTANA and THE MINDBENDERS (Manchester, UK)
Active: 1963–1968
Single: GAME OF LOVE
Score: No 1 in the USA this day in 1965

THE MINDBENDERS: Discography

Artist: LOUIS ARMSTRONG (New Orleans, USA)
4 August 1901 – 6 July 1971
Single: WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD
Score: No 1 in the USA this day in 1968

LOUIS ARMSTRONG: Discography

Band: OASIS (Manchester, UK)
Active: 1991–2009
Single: SOME MIGHT SAY
Score: No 1 in the UK this day in 1995

OASIS: Website

Epic Masterstroke ‘DON’T LOOK BACK IN ANGER’ By OASIS Released 25 YEARS Ago Today

19 February 2021

Band: OASIS
Active: 1991 – 2009

Single: DON’T LOOK BACK IN ANGER
Released: 19 February 1996 – 25 years ago today

B-sides: Step Out, Underneath The Sky
and Cum On Feel The Noize (Slade cover)

Score: No 1 in the UK, Ireland, and Scotland

Album: (What’s The Story) Morning Glory

I like this masterstroke
better than Wonderwall.

And so Sally can wait
She knows it’s too late
As we’re walking on by
Her soul slides away
But don’t look back in anger
I heard you say

Awesome live version…

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