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Calling Your Name – Marilyn

Marilyn occupied the UK top 10 for three weeks in 1983 with this track.

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This week in 1983, Calling your name by Marilyn reached its highest position of number 4 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 7 for a final week in the top 10. A further five weeks in the lower top 40 followed before the record left the chart.

Calling your name was released on the Mercury record label and was the only top 10 hit for Marilyn in the UK. It was included on his 1985 album Despite straight lines, which failed to enter the UK albums chart. The single was certified silver.

More music from Marilyn


UK singles chart for the week ending 3 December 1983

  1. Uptown girlBilly Joel

  2. Love of the common peoplePaul Young

  3. Say say sayPaul McCartney and Michael Jackson

  4. Calling your nameMarilyn

  5. Hold me nowThompson Twins

  6. Never neverAssembly

  7. Let’s stay togetherTina Turner

  8. Cry just a little bitShakin’ Stevens

  9. Only youFlying Pickets

  10. Right by your sideEurythmics


  1. WaterfrontSimple Minds


  1. Owner of a lonely heartYes

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