The music of the traffic in the city

Steve Kline Ages of Rock


January 23, 1965

220px-downtown_warner_brosPetula Clark ascends to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with Downtown. The tune peaks at #2 in the U.K. Clark becomes the first female singer with a #1 hit in the U.S. since Vera Lynn in 1952 (Auf Wiederseh’n Sweetheart).

 

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