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We loved his Ding-a-Ling

Despite the controversy - Chuck Berry went to the top of the UK Charts with this

Published at 4:50pm 1st February 2018. 1-minute read.

We loved his Ding-a-Ling

We fell in love with his Ding-a-Ling!

He'd been playing it live for over 20 years but it was on this day (1st Feb) in 1972 when Chuck Berry's single went to number one in the UK.

The legendary music was helped by some adverse publicity.

Campaigner Mary Whitehouse tried to have the song banned because of its lyrics.

Well it clearly didn't hurt Chuck's popularity!

Listen back to controversial hit here:

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