Slade - Gudbuy T'Jane • TopPop
Slade are an English rock band from Wolverhampton, UK. They rose to fame during the glam rock era in the early 1970s, achieving 17 consecutive top 20 hits and six number ones on the UK Singles Chart.
The British Hit Singles & Albums names them as the most successful British group of the 1970s based on sales of singles. They were the first act to have three singles enter the charts at number one; all six of the band's chart-toppers were penned by Noddy Holder and Jim Lea.
The band members of Slade grew up in the Black Country area of the West Midlands: both the drummer Don Powell, and bass guitarist Jim Lea were born and raised in Wolverhampton, lead vocalist Noddy Holder was born and raised in the nearby town of Walsall, and lead guitarist Dave Hill was born in Devon and moved to Wolverhampton while a child.
Slade performed many times in the TopPop studios. This single was recorded on 18 December 1972.
It reached #2 in the UK and Ireland, #3 in Germany, #4 in the Netherlands, #5 in Belgium and #8 in France.
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Broadcast date: 1972/12/18
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