Marty Wilde

Marty Wilde songs and albums
Marty Wilde, MBE is an English singer and guitarist who was born Reginald Leonard Smith in Blackheath, London on April 15, 1939. Marty Wilde begun performing as Reg Patterson, and was spotted by showbiz impresario Larry Parnes in 1957, who persuaded him to change his name and Marty soon became one of the biggest British rock and roll singers of the late fifties. Moving into entertainment in the sixties, Wilde was a regular on television, and also co-wrote songs for the likes of Lulu (I’m A Tiger) and Status Quo (Ice In The Sun). Marty Wilde is the father of four children, most notably his eldest Kim Wilde, who became a hitmaker in her own right with songs mostly written by her brother Ricky and Marty. Marty Wilde was awarded an MBE in 2017.
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    UK Number 1s
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    UK Top 10s
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    UK Top 40s
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    UK Top 75s
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    Weeks at Number 1
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    Weeks in Top 10
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    Weeks in Top 40
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    Weeks in Top 75
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    UK Number 1s
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    UK Top 10s
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    UK Top 40s
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    UK Top 75s
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    Weeks at Number 1
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    Weeks in Top 10
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    Weeks in Top 40
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    Weeks in Top 75
Date Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC Wks
No 1
Chart
Facts
17.07.
1958
ENDLESS SLEEP
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB835
04 14 00
12.03.
1959
DONNA
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB902
03 18 00
11.06.
1959
A TEENAGER IN LOVE
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB926
02 17 00
01.10.
1959
SEA OF LOVE
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB959
03 12 00
17.12.
1959
BAD BOY
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB972
07 08 00
16.03.
1960
JOHNNY ROCCO
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB1002
30 04 00
25.05.
1960
THE FIGHT
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB1022
47 01 00
28.12.
1960
LITTLE GIRL
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB1078
16 09 00
01.02.
1961
RUBBER BALL
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB1101
09 09 00
02.08.
1961
HIDE AND SEEK
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB1240
47 02 00
15.11.
1961
TOMORROW'S CLOWN
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB1191
33 05 00
30.05.
1962
JEZEBEL
MARTY WILDE
PHILIPS PB1240
19 11 00
31.10.
1962
EVER SINCE YOU SAID GOODBYE
PHILIPS 326546BF
31 07 00
02.03.
1991
SEA OF LOVE
PHIL PHILLIPS AND THE TWILIGHTS/MARTY WILDE
NO-LABEL MIUCT1983
100 01 00
Date Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC Wks
No 1
Chart
Facts
17.03.
2007
THE GREATEST HITS - BORN TO ROCK & ROLL
UMTV 9847088
19 09 00
25.04.
2019
DREAMBOATS & PETTICOATS PTS THE VERY
UMOD 5387403
07 05 00