Mary's Boy Child

Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was a UK number 1 hit on Friday, November 22, 1957 spending 7 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. When this reached #1, Harry Belafonte became the first black male to have a #1 in the UK. It was the first song to sell 1 million copies in the UK, and the first ever British #1 record to have a playing time of more than four minutes (4:12). The song returned to the charts the next two years at Christmas, going to #10 in 1958 and #30 in 1959. During the Christmas season of 1978, Boney M. returned the song to the top of the British charts with the melody "Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord."

Mary's Boy Child FAQs

Who sang Mary's Boy Child?

Mary's Boy Child was performed by Harry Belafonte

What year did Mary's Boy Child get to the UK number 1 spot?

Mary's Boy Child first became a UK number 1 on Friday, November 22, 1957

How long was Mary's Boy Child at number 1 in the UK?

Mary's Boy Child spent 7 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.