Shindig – Shadows

This track by the Shadows spent three weeks in the UK top 10 in 1963.

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Fifty years ago this week, Shindig by the Shadows reached its highest position of number 6 in the UK singles chart. It had entered the top 40 three weeks previously at number 32 and broke into the top 10 two weeks later. After one week at its peak position, the song fell to number 8 for a final week in the top 10 and then spent the last six weeks of its chart life in the lower top 40.

Shindig was released on the Columbia record label. It was the thirty-first of forty-one top 10 hits for the Shadows in the UK.

More music from the Shadows


UK singles chart for the week ending 12 October 1963

  1. Do you love me?Brian Poole and the Tremeloes

  2. Then he kissed meCrystals

  3. She loves youBeatles

  4. If I had a hammerTrini Lopez

  5. Blue bayou / Mean woman bluesRoy Orbison

  6. ShindigShadows

  7. The first timeAdam Faith with the Roulettes

  8. It’s all in the gameCliff Richard

  9. ApplejackJet Harris and Tony Meehan

  10. WishingBuddy Holly

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