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Geronimo – Shadows

The Shadows took this track into the UK top 40 for eleven weeks in 1963 and 1964.

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Fifty years ago this week, Geronimo by the Shadows was at its highest position of number 11 in the UK singles chart for the second of two weeks, having entered the top 40 three weeks previously at number 28. After two weeks at its peak position, the song started to slide down the chart but remained in the top 40 for another seven weeks.

Geronimo was released on the Columbia record label. It was the thirty-seventh UK top 40 hit for the Shadows.

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UK singles chart for the week ending 28 December 1963

  1. I want to hold your handBeatles

  2. She loves youBeatles

  3. You were made for meFreddie and the Dreamers

  4. Secret loveKathy Kirby

  5. I only want to be with youDusty Springfield

  6. Glad all overDave Clark Five

  7. DominiqueSinging Nun

  8. Don’t talk to himCliff Richard and the Shadows

  9. Twenty four hours from TulsaGene Pitney

  10. Maria ElenaLos Indios Tabajaras

  11. GeronimoShadows

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