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Subject: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Complete!>

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 1:01 pm

Since Volume 1 was so well recieved, I am again proud to present to you ...

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Appearing in the order to which they charted, here is another batch of pole position hits in Canada, spanning 5 decades of great music. 
I hope you enjoy! :)


NOTE:  May not work with Firefox, but it will work in Internet Explorer


CF = 5 | Electrophile = 3 | Gaylon = 3 | gemini = 3 | Henk = 4 | loki = 3 | maddog = 3 | mooster = 3 | Paul = 5 | Philip Eno = 3 | WB05 = 4 | whitewolf = 1




01 | Bachelor Boy - Cliff Richard (1963) WB05
02 | Downtown - Petula Clark (1965) WB05
03 | Hanky Panky - Tommy James and the Shondells (1965) Paul
04 | Michelle - David and Jonathan (1965) WB05
05 | Sweet Pea - Tommy Roe (1966) Paul
06 | Get Away - Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames (1966) Paul
07 | People Got to Be Free - The Rascals (1968) Gaylon
08 | I Love How You Love Me - Bobby Vinton (1969) Paul
09 | Lay Down (Candles in the Rain) - Melanie (1970) Gaylon
10 | Stay Awhile - The Bells http://www.geocities.com/godeltsihw/canada.PNG (1971) Paul
11 | Sweet City Woman - Stampeders http://www.geocities.com/godeltsihw/canada.PNG (1971) mooster
12 | A Horse With No Name - America (1972) loki
13 | Amazing Grace - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (1972) Henk
14 | The First Cut is the Deepest - Keith Hampshire http://www.geocities.com/godeltsihw/canada.PNG (1973) Henk
15 | Little Willy - The Sweet (1973) CF
16 | Could You Ever Love Me Again - Gary and Dave http://www.geocities.com/godeltsihw/canada.PNG (1973) mooster
17 | Beach Baby - First Class (1974) CF
18 | It's A Miracle - Barry Manilow (1975) gemini
19 | Black Superman - Johnny Wakelin (1975) mooster
20 | Watcha Gonna Do? - Pablo Cruise (1977) CF
21 | Handy Man - James Taylor (1977) gemini
22 | Bad Case of Loving You - Robert Palmer (1979) Gaylon
23 | Rapper's Delight - Sugarhill Gang (1980) Electrophile
24 | Rock Lobster - B 52's (1980) maddog
25 | Sausalito Summernight - Diesel (1981) Henk
26 | Gloria - Laura Branigan (1982) loki
27 | Our House - Madness (1983) gemini
28 | Red Red Wine - UB40 (1984) Electrophile
29 | Everything in My Heart - Corey Hart http://www.geocities.com/godeltsihw/canada.PNG (1986) whitewolf
30 | I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston (1987) loki
31 | Heart and Soul - T'Pau (1987) maddog
32 | Got My Mind Set on You - George Harrison (1988) Philip Eno
33 | Together Forever - Rick Astley (1988) maddog
34 | I Don't Wanna Go on With You Like That - Elton John (1988) CF
35 | Do You Remember? - Phil Collins CF
36 | I've Been Thinking About You - Londonbeat (1990) Philip Eno
37 | Walking on Broken Glass - Annie Lennox (1992) Electrophile
38 | The Way - Fastball (1998) WB05
39 | Hey Ya! - Outkast (2004) Philip Eno
40 | Hung Up - Madonna (2005) Henk

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/18/07 at 1:03 pm

I hate that I can't do this in Firefox. 

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/18/07 at 1:05 pm

1. Bachelor Boy - Cliff Richard
2. Downtown - Petula Clark
3. Eww, I can't stand this song, so...
4. Michelle - Overlanders

Odd that Firefox gives trouble still. It works here.

Another great quiz!

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/18/07 at 1:07 pm

23 | Rapper's Delight - Sugarhill Gang
28 | Red, Red Wine - UB40
37 | Walking on Broken Glass - Annie Lennox

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 1:09 pm


I hate that I can't do this in Firefox.  


It doesn't seem to load on Firefox for me either.  Firefox isn't all that good anyway.  lol


1. Bachelor Boy - Cliff Richard
2. Downtown - Petula Clark
3. Eww, I can't stand this song, so...
4. Michelle - Overlanders

Odd that Firefox gives trouble still. It works here.

Another great quiz!


Thanks :)

#4 is Michelle, but it's not the Overlanders version.  Good try though.  The other three are 100% spot on :)


23 | Rapper's Delight - Sugarhill Gang
28 | Red, Red Wine - UB40
37 | Walking on Broken Glass - Annie Lennox


3 for 3 :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/18/07 at 1:11 pm


It doesn't seem to load on Firefox for me either.  Firefox isn't all that good anyway.  lol



Firefox kicks IE's ass, but for this quiz...not so much.

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/18/07 at 1:14 pm


#4 is Michelle, but it's not the Overlanders version.  Good try though.  The other three are 100% spot on :)


Oops! Must be David and Jonathan then.

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 1:21 pm


Oops! Must be David and Jonathan then.


Yes sir!  That gives you 3 for 3 :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: loki 13 on 03/18/07 at 1:45 pm

Hey, Jason, great quiz.

#12...Horse With No Name....America?

#26...Gloria....Laura Brannigan?

#30...I Wanna Dance With Somebody....Whitney Houston?

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 1:53 pm


Hey, Jason, great quiz.

#12...Horse With No Name....America?

#16...Gloria....Laura Brannigan?

#30...I Wanna Dance With Somebody....Whitney Houston?


Thanks Kevin!


I assume you mean #26 for Gloria, so you got 3 for 3 :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: gemini on 03/18/07 at 2:34 pm

Another great quiz, Jason!

18. It's a Miracle--Barry Manilow
21. Handyman--James Taylor
27. Our House--Madness

I know a few more, but can't remember the artists  :(

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 2:56 pm


Another great quiz, Jason!

18. It's a Miracle--Barry Manilow
21. Handyman--James Taylor
27. Our House--Madness

I know a few more, but can't remember the artists  :(


Thank you!  You got 3 for 3 :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Henk on 03/18/07 at 5:44 pm

Gosh! It took forever to download... :o

But finally...here's three from me:

#13: Amazing Grace - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
#14: The First Cut Is The Deepest - Keith Hampshire
#25: Sausalito Summernight - Diesel

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 5:48 pm


Gosh! It took forever to download... :o

But finally...here's three from me:

#13: Amazing Grace - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
#14: The First Cut Is The Deepest - Keith Hampshire
#25: Sausalito Summernight - Diesel


The quiz does seem to load slow, but once all the clips load, they can re-play with ease

You got all correct answers Henk :)

Was Keith Hampshire big in NL?  I almost wasn't gonna put it in the quiz cause it didn't do much in the US or the UK, but then I read how it was big in Australia, so I figured it might be known elsewhere too

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Paul on 03/18/07 at 5:57 pm

No probs with loading here...great quiz, Jason!

#3. 'Hanky Panky' - Tommy James & The Shondells
#5. 'Sweet Pea' - Tommy Roe
#6. 'Get Away' - Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames

(Ever wondered how the Blue Flames got their name? Well, legend has it that it when the group were bored in the tour van, they'd drop their trousers, strike a match and let rip!)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 6:01 pm


No probs with loading here...great quiz, Jason!

#3. 'Hanky Panky' - Tommy James & The Shondells
#5. 'Sweet Pea' - Tommy Roe
#6. 'Get Away' - Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames


Thanks Paul.  You got 3 for 3 :)


(Ever wondered how the Blue Flames got their name? Well, legend has it that it when the group were bored in the tour van, they'd drop their trousers, strike a match and let rip!)


Sounds like quite a gas :D

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Henk on 03/18/07 at 6:02 pm


Was Keith Hampshire big in NL?  I almost wasn't gonna put it in the quiz cause it didn't do much in the US or the UK, but then I read how it was big in Australia, so I figured it might be known elsewhere too


Keith Hampshire never made it to Top 40. The song got stuck in bubbling under section, and he didn't have any other songs charted either.

It might also surprise you to learn that Diesel only just made Dutch Top 40 with Sausalito Summernight: #35 was its peak position.
The bands other songs didn't fare very much better...Going Back To China and Down In The Silvermine both reached #28, and Samantha peaked at #33.

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 6:11 pm


Keith Hampshire never made it to Top 40. The song got stuck in bubbling under section, and he didn't have any other songs charted either.

It might also surprise you to learn that Diesel only just made Dutch Top 40 with Sausalito Summernight: #35 was its peak position.
The bands other songs didn't fare very much better...Going Back To China and Down In The Silvermine both reached #28, and Samantha peaked at #33.


The fact that Keith was able to chart outside of Canada is still quite an achievement.  His biggest hits in Canada were all cover songs. 

I would have thought Sausalito would have done better in it's homeland.  I am actually shocked it made #1 in Canada, cause it only got to #25 in America

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Gaylon on 03/18/07 at 6:59 pm

7. People Got to Be Free - The Rascals
9. Lay Down (Candles in the Rain) - Melanie Slafka
22. Bad Case of Loving You - Robert Palmer

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 7:12 pm


7. People Got to Be Free - The Rascals
9. Lay Down (Candles in the Rain) - Melanie Slafka
22. Bad Case of Loving You - Robert Palmer


all correct, sir! :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Gaylon on 03/18/07 at 7:46 pm

By the way, I use firefox and your quizzes always work for me!

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/18/07 at 10:16 pm

Hiya, Jason!

Super quiz!!  8)

15. Little Willy - Sweet
17. Beach Baby - First Class
20. Whatcha Gonna Do? - Pablo Cruise

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/18/07 at 10:19 pm


Hiya, Jason!

Super quiz!!  8)

15. Little Willy - Sweet
17. Beach Baby - First Class
20. Whatcha Gonna Do? - Pablo Cruise




all correct! :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: mandamoo on 03/19/07 at 5:08 am

Hi Jason  :)


#11  Sweet City Woman - Stampeders

#16  Could You Ever Love Me Again - Gary and Dave

#19  Black Superman - Johnny Wakelin


I was able to gain access through Internet Explorer !  :D

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/19/07 at 8:50 am


Hi Jason  :)


#11   Sweet City Woman - Stampeders

#16   Could You Ever Love Me Again - Gary and Dave

#19   Black Superman - Johnny Wakelin


I was able to gain access through Internet Explorer !  :D


You got 3 for 3 :)

I almost didn't include #16 in the quiz thinking no one would know it, but then I read somewhere that it was big in Australia, so I knew either you or Fuss would get it 8)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/19/07 at 12:03 pm


You got 3 for 3 :)

I almost didn't include #16 in the quiz thinking no one would know it, but then I read somewhere that it was big in Australia, so I knew either you or Fuss would get it 8)


It was a hit here too! (Not a big hit, but a hit!)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/19/07 at 12:33 pm


It was a hit here too! (Not a big hit, but a hit!)


I knew that yes.  How high did it get actually?

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/19/07 at 12:56 pm


I knew that yes.  How high did it get actually?


Let me check.

Yikes, lower than I thought! It went to #92 in December, 1973.

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/19/07 at 1:04 pm


Let me check.

Yikes, lower than I thought! It went to #92 in December, 1973.


Holy that is very low yes :\'(

Big or small, it's still always nice to see Canadian acts in the Billboard Charts :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: maddog on 03/20/07 at 3:19 am

Hi Jason - I enjoyed this, as always, thanks!

#24 Rock Lobster - B52s (this was #1 in Canada!? Fantastic!)
#31 Heart & Soul - T'Pau
#33 Together Forever - Rick Astley (this was #1 in Canada!? aaarrrrgggghhhh!)

P.S. the quiz works for me fine using Firefox v2.0.0.2

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/20/07 at 4:27 am

#32 Got My Mind Set On You ~ George Harrison
#36 I've Been Thinking About You ~ Londonbeat
#39 Hey Ya! ~ Outkast

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/20/07 at 9:39 am


Hi Jason - I enjoyed this, as always, thanks!

#24 Rock Lobster - B52s (this was #1 in Canada!? Fantastic!)
#31 Heart & Soul - T'Pau
#33 Together Forever - Rick Astley (this was #1 in Canada!? aaarrrrgggghhhh!)

P.S. the quiz works for me fine using Firefox v2.0.0.2


Rock Lobster held the Top for 1 week in May of 1980
Together Forever was there for 4 weeks in June-July 1988 :o

You got 3 for 3 Graham! :)


#32 Got My Mind Set On You ~ George Harrison
#36 I've Been Thinking About You ~ Londonbeat
#39 Hey Ya! ~ Outkast


3 for 3 Phil :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/20/07 at 9:44 am


3 for 3 Phil :)
Bingo!

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whitewolf on 03/20/07 at 10:39 am

29, everything in my heart-corey hart

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada

Written By: whistledog on 03/20/07 at 11:18 am


29, everything in my heart-corey hart


That is correct! :)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Limit Removed>

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/20/07 at 5:04 pm

Hi again, Jason!  :)

Here's a couple more from me...

34. I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That - Elton John
35. Do You Remember? - Phil Collins

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Limit Removed>

Written By: Paul on 03/20/07 at 5:09 pm

And two more from me, Jason...guess from which end?  ;)

#8. 'I Love How You Love Me' - Bobby Vinton
#10. 'Stay Awhile' - Bells

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Limit Removed>

Written By: Henk on 03/20/07 at 5:49 pm

Let me take #40, before it's too late.





...Never mind, they Hung Up ;D (by Madonna)

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Limit Removed>

Written By: whistledog on 03/20/07 at 6:06 pm


Hi again, Jason!  :)

Here's a couple more from me...

34. I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That - Elton John
35. Do You Remember? - Phil Collins


Both correct! :)


And two more from me, Jason...guess from which end?  ;)

#8. 'I Love How You Love Me' - Bobby Vinton
#10. 'Stay Awhile' - Bells


I was beginning to think #8 was gonna go unsolved.  You got both correct! :)


Let me take #40, before it's too late.





...Never mind, they Hung Up ;D (by Madonna)


That is a correct answer!



With just 1 song left now, this is my most successful quiz in a long time.  I should maybe make Volume 3 a bit more challenging LOL

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Limit Removed>

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/20/07 at 6:13 pm


Let me take #40, before it's too late.





...Never mind, they Hung Up ;D (by Madonna)


LOL!  ;D

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Limit Removed>

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/20/07 at 9:54 pm

Hmm, which of the remaining ones do I want? ;)

38. The Way - Fastball

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Limit Removed>

Written By: whistledog on 03/20/07 at 10:12 pm


Hmm, which of the remaining ones do I want? ;)

38. The Way - Fastball


That is correct! :)

which means, for the first time in a long time, I can say ...

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This Quiz is Complete! 

:) Thanks all for participating :)

Stay tuned for Volume 3, coming soon to a messageboard near you

Subject: Re: Volume 2 - Forty Years of Number Ones in Canada <Complete!>

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/21/07 at 3:14 am

Thanks

I am staying tuned right now.

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