Bell Bottom Blues – Alma Cogan

Alma Cogan occupied the UK top 10 for eight weeks in 1954.

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Sixty years ago this week, Bell bottom blues by Alma Cogan was at number 6 in the UK singles chart. It had entered the top 12 five weeks previously at number 10 and reached its highest position of number 4 two weeks later. The song spent eight weeks in the top 10 and then fell to number 11 for a final week in the top 12.

Bell bottom blues was released on the HMV record label. It was the first of four UK top 10 hits for Alma Cogan.

More music from Alma Cogan


UK singles chart for the week ending 24 April 1954

  1. I see the moonStargazers

  2. Secret loveDoris Day

  3. Such a nightJohnnie Ray

  4. The happy wandererObernkirchen Children’s Choir

  5. Changing partnersKay Starr

  6. Bell bottom bluesAlma Cogan

  7. Oh mein PapaEddie Calvert

  8. The kid’s last fightFrankie Laine

  9. BimboRuby Wright

  10. Don’t laugh at me (’cause I’m a fool)Norman Wisdom

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