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That’s Living Alright – Joe Fagin

Joe Fagin occupied the UK top 10 for five week in 1984 with this track.

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This week in 1984, That’s living alright by Joe Fagin was at its highest position of number 3 in the UK singles chart for the second of two weeks. It had entered the top 40 three weeks previously at number 18 and broke into the top 10 a week later. After falling from its peak position, the song spent another two weeks in the top 10 and then dropped into the lower top 40 for the final two weeks of its chart life.

That’s living alright was released on the Towerbell record label and was the only top 10 hit for Joe Fagin the the UK. It was written as the theme tune for the first series of the television programme Auf wiedersehen, pet and was also included on Fagin’s 1985 album Love hangs by a thread, which failed to enter the UK chart. The single was certified silver.

More music from Joe Fagin


UK singles chart for the week ending 4 February 1984

  1. RelaxFrankie Goes To Hollywood

  2. Girls just want to have funCyndi Lauper

  3. That’s living alrightJoe Fagin

  4. Radio ga gaQueen

  5. Break my strideMatthew Wilder

  6. (Feels like) heavenFiction Factory

  7. Pipes of peacePaul McCartney

  8. Here comes the rain againEurythmics

  9. The killing moonEcho and the Bunnymen

  10. WonderlandBig Country

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