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Come On Over To My Place – Drifters

This track by the Drifters spent three weeks in the UK top 10 in 1972.

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Forty years ago this week, Come on over to my place by the Drifters reached its highest position of number 9 in the UK singles chart in its fifth week in the top 40 and second in the top 10. After one week at its peak position, the song dropped one place for a final week in the top 10. A further four weeks in the lower top 40 followed before the record left the chart.

Come on over to my place was released on the Atlantic record label and was the third of nine top 10 hits for the Drifters in the UK. The song was first released in 1965 but only reached number 40. It was taken from the album I’ll take you where the music’s playing, which did not enter the UK albums chart.

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This track was included on the Drifters’ compilation album 24 original hits.


UK singles chart for the week ending 30 September 1972

  1. How can I be sureDavid Cassidy

  2. Children of the revolutionT Rex

  3. Mama weer all crazee nowSlade

  4. Mouldy old doughLieutenant Pigeon

  5. Too youngDonny Osmond

  6. Wig-wam bamSweet

  7. It’s four in the morningFaron Young

  8. Ain’t no sunshineMichael Jackson

  9. Come on over to my placeDrifters

  10. Virginia plainRoxy Music

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