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Fact #120952


Short story:

Cliff Richard releases a new single, The Minute You're Gone, in the UK.

Full article:

Cliff Richard : This is a real hidden gem in many ways because, although it reached No1 in Britain, it wasn't even released in America. At that time, The Beatles were taking off in the States and anyone who had a No. 1 here was guaranteed a top five there, including The Bachelors, who weren't rock artists as such but had a huge hit. I thought it was my big chance but the US record company said it wasn't right for their market. Hello? What wasn’t right? It was No. 1 in many countries.
(Source : interview in The Mail On Sunday, 2008)