The race for the festive top heated up in 1972 when Slade released Merry Xmas Everybody as a deliberate ploy to reach the top at Christmas. Bohemian Rhapsody, which topped the charts at Christmas in 1975 and 1991, is the only song to have hit that spot twice. The era of cheesy festive fare was in full swing. Continue reading
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