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UK Christmas Number Ones – 1968

Scaffold‘s reworking of an old folk song (The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham) produced Lily The Pink. Backing singers on the recording included The Hollies’ Graham Nash, lyricist Tim Rice & Elton John (at that stage still called Reg Dwight)  plus Cream’s Jack Bruce played bass!

Here’s a multi-parted Randy McSorley telling the tale:

More info on Wikipedia.

 

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