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You Were On My Mind – Crispian St Peters

This track by Crispian St Peters spent six weeks in the UK top 10 in 1966.

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Fifty years ago this week, You were on my mind by Crispian St Peters reached its highest position of number 2 in the UK singles chart. It had entered the top 40 four weeks previously at number 28 and broke into the top 10 two weeks later. After one week at its peak position, the song started to slide down the chart but stayed in the top 10 for another three weeks, two of them in the top 5. A further four weeks in the lower top 40 followed before the record left the chart.

You were on my mind was released on the Decca record label and was the first of two UK top 10 hits for Crispian St Peters. It was taken from the album Follow me, which did not enter the UK albums chart.

The original version of the song was recorded by Ian & Sylvia in 1964 for their album Northern journey.

More music from Crispian St Peters


UK singles chart for the week ending 12 February 1966

  1. MichelleOverlanders

  2. You were on my mindCrispian St Peters

  3. Spanish fleaHerb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

  4. These boots are made for walkin’Nancy Sinatra

  5. Love’s just a broken heartCilla Black

  6. Keep on runningSpencer Davis Group

  7. A groovy kind of loveMindbenders

  8. A must to avoidHerman’s Hermits

  9. Mirror mirrorPinkerton’s Assorted Colours

  10. Like a babyLen Barry

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