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Pearl’s A Singer – Elkie Brooks

This track by Elkie Brooks spent three weeks in the UK top 10 in 1977.

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Forty years ago this week, Pearl’s a singer by Elkie Brooks entered the UK top 10 at number 9, having entered the top 40 three weeks previously at number 24. After one week at number 9, the song rose to its peak position of number 8 for a week and then fell to number 10 for a final week in the top 10. A further two weeks in the lower top 40 followed before the record left the chart.

Pearl’s a singer was released on the A&M record label and was the first of three UK top 10 hits for Elkie Brooks. It was included on the gold-selling album Two days away, which reached number 16 in the UK albums chart later in 1977.

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This track was included on Elkie Brooks’ compilation album The very best of Elkie Brooks.


UK singles chart for the week ending 30 April 1977

  1. Knowing me, knowing youABBA

  2. Red light spells dangerBilly Ocean

  3. Free – Deniece Williams

  4. Sir DukeStevie Wonder

  5. I don’t want to put a hold on youBerni Flint

  6. Have I the rightDead End Kids

  7. You don’t have to be a star (to be in my show)Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr

  8. Going in with my eyes openDavid Soul

  9. Pearl’s a singerElkie Brooks

  10. SunnyBoney M

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