Wish You Were Here – Eddie Fisher

Eddie Fisher took this track into the UK top 10 for two weeks in 1953.

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Sixty years ago this week, Wish you were here by Eddie Fisher entered the UK top 10 at its highest position of number 8, having entered the top 12 two weeks previously at number 11. After one week at its peak position, the song dropped out of the top 10 for two weeks but then returned for one final week at number 9. A further three weeks at number 12 followed before the record left the chart.

Wish you were here was released on the HMV record label and was the fifth of eight top 10 hits for Eddie Fisher in the UK. The single was a US number 1.

More music from Eddie Fisher


UK singles chart for the week ending 21 November 1953

  1. Answer meFrankie Laine

  2. Answer meDavid Whitfield

  3. Swedish rhapsodyMantovani

  4. I believeFrankie Laine

  5. Poppa PiccolinoDiana Decker

  6. Hey JoeFrankie Laine

  7. Vaya con diosLes Paul and Mary Ford

  8. Wish you were hereEddie Fisher

  9. Chicka boomGuy Mitchell

  10. Look at that girlGuy Mitchell

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