The famous Liverpool comedian had some big hits in the 60s, and more in the 1970s with Broken Hearted. Born in 1927 the king of British comedy Ken Dodd OBE, already had hits and a number one in the 1960s called “Tears”, this single got as high as number 15 last year, and was re-released for 1971 and it was his second hit of the 1970s.
Ken did not have his Diddy Men in the charts in the 1970. But we knew how tickled he was by having numerous TV appearances on the variety shows of the 1970s, including The Good Old Days. Ken Dodd is known as the man who can never get off stage and stop telling jokes.
The following lists are all the top thirty hits for Ken during the 1970s:-
When Love Comes Around Again
Just Out Of My Reach (Of My Two Empty Arms)
(Think Of Me) Wherever You Are.
Yes Ken had more hits than is remembered by most. In 1976 Ken was on the star bill to celebrate the queens Silver Jubilee where he sang Tears to her majesty on the Jubilee Of Music TV show on BBC1 shown at the end of the year.