Tweedle Dee – Little Jimmy Osmond

Little Jimmy Osmond took this track into the UK top 10 for five weeks in 1973.

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This week in 1973, Tweedle dee by Little Jimmy Osmond reached its highest position of number 4 in the UK singles chart. It had entered the top 40 three weeks previously at number 30 and broke into the top 10 a week later. After one week at its peak position, the song dropped to number 5 for a final two weeks in the top 10. A further four weeks in the lower top 40 followed before the record left the chart.

Tweedle dee was released on the MGM record label and was the second of two top 10 hits for Little Jimmy Osmond in the UK. It was taken from the album Killer Joe, which peaked at number 20 in the UK album chart.

The original version of the song was recorded by LaVern Baker in 1954 but it did not enter the UK singles chart. Two other versions of the song did enter the top 40. Both entered the chart in the same week in April 1955 with Georgia Gibbs reaching number 20 and Frankie Vaughan’s version peaking three places higher at number 17.

More music from Little Jimmy Osmond


UK singles chart for the week ending 21 April 1973

  1. Tie a yellow ribbon round the ole oak treeDawn featuring Tony Orlando

  2. Hello! Hello! I’m back againGary Glitter

  3. Get downGilbert O’Sullivan

  4. Tweedle deeLittle Jimmy Osmond

  5. I’m a clown / Some kind of a summerDavid Cassidy

  6. The twelfth of neverDonny Osmond

  7. Power to all our friendsCliff Richard

  8. Drive in SaturdayDavid Bowie

  9. Never, never, neverShirley Bassey

  10. PyjamaramaRoxy Music


  1. Duelling banjosDeliverance Soundtrack

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