Gary Glitter's glam rock dominated the charts

Gary Glitter's glam rock dominated the charts

His personal events (in February 2015 he was sentenced to 16 years in prison for sexual crimes against minors) have cast a shadow over the resounding popularity he enjoyed Gary Glitterwhose real name is Paul Francis Gadd, in the Seventies, particularly in Great Britain, where he sold over twenty million records and was in the Top 100 21 times. We ask you to forget the man and listen to the singer who turns 80 today: his songs are energetic , enthralling, perhaps not exactly elegant but undoubtedly catchy and fun. We present to you the ones with which he reached the Top Ten (# indicates the position reached in the ranking).

1972: “Rock and roll part 2” (#2)

1972: “I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)” (#4)

1973: “Do you wanna touch me (Oh yeah)” (#2)

1973: “Hello, hello, I'm back again” (#2)

1973: “I'm the leader of the gang (I am)” (#1)

1973: “I love you love me love” (#1)

1974: “Remember me this way” (#3)

1974: “Always yours” (#1)

1974: “Oh yes! You're beautiful” (#2)

1975: “Love like you and me” (#10)

1975: “Doing alright with the boys” (#6)