1959 in British music

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1950s in music in the UK
Number-one singles
Number-one albums
Best-selling singles
Best-selling albums
Summaries and charts
1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
1949 1960
Top 10/12 singles
1952, 1953, 1954
1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
1960

This is a summary of 1959 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year.

Summary[edit]

Events[edit]

Charts[edit]

The Official UK Singles Chart[edit]

Classical music: new works[edit]

Film and Incidental music[edit]

Musical theatre[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""1959: Dame Margot Fonteyn released from jail", BBC On This Day". BBC News. 1959-04-22. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  2. ^ Reed, Philip; Cooke (eds), Mervyn (2010). Letters From A Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Vol. 5 1958-1965. Boydell Press. ISBN 978-1-84383-591-2. , p. 85
  3. ^ The Guide to Musical Theatre. Accessed 20 June 2014