April 15: Music

20 Golden Greats from Nat “King” Cole was UK No 1 album 40 years ago today

NAT_KING_COLE_20_Golden_Greats20 Golden Greats is a compilation album released by Capitol Records featuring hits by Nat “King” Cole. It contains four of his (at the time) 14 UK Top 10 hits, including “Smile” and “When I Fall in Love”.

It was No 1 for three weeks and was certified Platinum.

Listen to 20 Golden Greats on Spotify.

Also at No 1 in the UK Albums Chart this day in music history

Click on an album cover to hear it on Spotify.

1989When the World Knows Your Name by Deacon Blue; 2 weeks, 2x Platinum

1995Greatest Hits by Bruce Springsteen; 1 week (2 weeks total), 2x Platinum

At No 1 in the UK Singles Chart this day in music history

Click on a single cover to watch and listen on YouTube.

1965: “The Minute You’re Gone” by Cliff Richard; 1 week

1972: “Amazing Grace” by The Pipes & Drums& the Military Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards; 5 weeks

1989: “Eternal Flame” by the Bangles; 4 weeks, Gold

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