Wednesday, 8 May 2013

The Midweek Hop - All the Fun of the Fair

A weekly musical feature inspired by Desmond Carrington's 'The Music Goes Round'
 
 
'Ami Continental 2' 1962 Jukebox
'Ami Continental 2' 1962 Jukebox
 
 
This weeks theme is...All the Fun of the Fair
 
Inspired by Carters Steam Fair at Pinkneys Green, Berkshire (this weekend May 11th-12th)
 
 
1. Palisades Park by Freddie Cannon

A tribute to Palisades Amusement Park in New Jersey, USA - a place of fun and frolics
'Palisades Park' entered the chart on 28th June 1962 reaching Number 20
 
 
2. Hold Tight by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich
 
Hold tight riders!
'Hold Tight' entered the chart on 3rd March 1966 reaching Number 4
 
 
3. On a Carousel by The Hollies
 
Strictly speaking a carousel is only a carousel outside of Britain - here showmen call them 'gallopers'
'On a Carousel' entered the chart on 16th February 1967 reaching Number 4
 
 
Happy listening!
 
 

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