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Don’t Forbid Me – Pat Boone

Pat Boone occupied the UK top 10 for twelve weeks in 1957 with this track.

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Sixty years ago this week, Don’t forbid me by Pat Boone was at its highest position of number 2 in the UK singles chart for the second of five weeks. It had entered the top 30 six weeks previously at number 27 and broke into the top 10 two weeks later. After falling from its peak position, the song spent another four weeks in the top 10 and then slipped into the lower top 30 for the final two weeks of its chart life.

Don’t forbid me was released on the London record label and was the fourth of twelve top 10 hits for Pat Boone in the UK. The single was a US number 1.

More music from Pat Boone


UK singles chart for the week ending 16 March 1957

  1. Young loveTab Hunter

  2. Don’t forbid mePat Boone

  3. Knee deep in the bluesGuy Mitchell

  4. Long tall SallyLittle Richard

  5. Don’t you rock me daddy-oLonnie Donegan

  6. Singing the bluesGuy Mitchell

  7. The banana boat songHarry Belafonte

  8. The garden of EdenFrankie Vaughan

  9. The banana boat songShirley Bassey

  10. True loveBing Crosby and Grace Kelly

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