Top 10 best-selling singles in UK of all time

10. Mary’s Boy Child/Oh My Lord Medley

09. Unchained Melody – Robson & Jerome

08. You’re The One That I Want – John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John

07. She Loves You – The Beatles

06. Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood

05. Brown Girl n The Ring – Boney M

04. Mull of Kintyre – Wings

03. Bohemian Rhapsody

02. Do They Know It’s Christma – Bandaid

01. Candle In The Wind – Elton John

 

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Candle In The Wind (1997)

Still in BBC Pop Charts Britannia, now we come to the biggest selling-single of all time, Britain and anywhere in the world.

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I have several choices of video to feature here, but I opted for this one. Still gives me goosebumps.

They just bought in huge quantities as if hoarding.

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Bryan Adams – (Everything I Do) I Do It For You

Just finished watching in staggered mode BBC Pop Chart Britannia: 60 Years of the Top 10. This is one big hit in the third part, 1990-2012.

Pete Paphides, journalist: (Right Said Fred’s Too Sexy for My Love)…had the poor fortune of being stuck behind Everything I Do, I Do it For you by Bryan Adams

Narrator: It shattered the record since 1955 by staying at the top of the charts for 16 weeks.

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______________, (the one in the picture above): Hey guy, I think I was part of the problem back in the 90s. This is in pretty good condition. Probably the reason for it is in such good condition is that I bought it and played it once and then turned on Radio 1 and they played it 15 times…