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Red Dress – Alvin Stardust

Alvin Stardust took this track into the UK top 10 for three weeks in 1974.

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This week in 1974, Red dress by Alvin Stardust reached its highest position of number 7 in the UK singles chart. It had entered the top 40 two weeks previously at number 11 and broke into the top 10 a week later. After one week at its peak position, the song fell to number 10 for a final week in the top 10. A further two weeks in the lower top 40 followed before the record left the chart.

Red dress was released on the Magnet record label and was the third of seven UK top 10 hits for Alvin Stardust. It was included on the silver-selling album Alvin Stardust, which reached number 37 in the UK album chart later in 1974.

More music from Alvin Stardust


UK singles chart for the week ending 25 May 1974

  1. Sugar baby loveRubettes

  2. Shang-a-langBay City Rollers

  3. This town ain’t big enough for both of usSparks

  4. Don’t stay away too longPeters and Lee

  5. The night Chicago diedPaper Lace

  6. WaterlooABBA

  7. Red dressAlvin Stardust

  8. Break the rulesStatus Quo

  9. There’s a ghost in my houseR Dean Taylor

  10. If I didn’t careDavid Cassidy

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