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Dreams Can Tell A Lie – Nat ‘King’ Cole

This track by Nat ‘King’ Cole spent one week in the UK top 10 in 1956.

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Sixty years ago this week, Dreams can tell a lie by Nat ‘King’ Cole entered the UK top 10 at its peak position of number 10, having entered the top 20 four weeks previously at number 18. After just one week in the top 10, the record slipped into the lower top 20 for the final four weeks of its chart life.

Dreams can tell a lie was released on the Capitol record label. It was the tenth of fifteen top 10 hits for Nat ‘King’ Cole in the UK.

More music from Nat ‘King’ Cole


UK singles chart for the week ending 25 February 1956

  1. Memories are made of thisDean Martin

  2. ZambesiLou Busch

  3. It’s almost tomorrowDream Weavers

  4. (Love is) the tender trapFrank Sinatra

  5. Sixteen tonsTennessee Ernie Ford

  6. Only youHilltoppers

  7. Rock and roll waltzKay Starr

  8. Band of goldDon Cherry

  9. The ballad of Davy CrockettBill Hayes

  10. Dreams can tell a lieNat ‘King’ Cole

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