The Beatles could make Official Chart history this week as the Fab Four plot a spectacular return to Number 1 with new single Now And Then currently outselling the Top 5, the Official Charts Company have confirmed.
As a lifelong fan I was dubious about this release and when I first heard it I felt it was a bit artificial, but after a few days of letting it sink in I decided that I was being too analytical. I absolutely love it. It is what it is. and it really is The Beatles. Say no more!
Also on the show today –
More than 370 warm hubs are planned to return for a second winter to help people struggling with the cost of living, a council has said.
A 22-year-old record for the fastest speed driving in reverse has been obliterated by Goran Drndak (Croatia), who reached a speed of 171.34 mph driving a Rimac Nevera.
Today’s Birthdays –
1947 – Minnie Riperton, American singer-songwriter (d. 1979) American soul singer best known for her 1975 single “Lovin’ You”, her five-octave vocal range. Tragically Riperton died of breast cancer on July 12, 1979, at the age of 31.
1954 – Rickie Lee Jones, American singer-songwriter and producer. Over the course of a career that spans five decades, she has recorded in various musical styles including rock, R&B, pop, soul, and jazz. A two-time Grammy Award winner.
1970 – Diana King, Jamaican singer-songwriter. Jamaican-American singer-songwriter who performs a mixture and fusion of reggae, reggae fusion and dancehall. best known for her hit 1995 single “Shy Guy”
See you next week!