Wednesday 5 March 2014

The Midweek Hop - Starry Eyed

The other half's guest post - three music videos on a theme...
(inspired by Desmond Carrington's 'The Music Goes Round')

'Wurlitzer 1015' 1946 Jukebox
'Wurlitzer 1015' 1946 Jukebox
This weeks theme is...Starry Eyed
Inspired by National Astronomy Week (1st to 8th March 2014)
There's lots of events happening all across the country - take a look at the list here and see if there's one near you!

1. Swinging on a Star by Big Dee Irwin

Actually a duet with Little Eva, although despite it being a huge hit, she was never credited!
'Swinging on a Star' entered the chart on 21st November 1963 reaching Number 7.

2. Three Stars by Ruby Wright

A tribute to the late great Buddy Holly, Ritche Valens and the Big Bopper.
'Three Stars' entered the chart on 22nd May 1959 reaching Number 19.

3. Starry Eyed by Michael Holliday

Back in the day, Michael Holliday made many a young girl very starry eyed!
'Starry Eyed' entered the chart on 1st January 1960 reaching Number 1.
Happy listening!

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