Poetry in Motion

Poetry in Motion by Johnny Tillotson was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, January 12, 1961 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "Poetry in Motion" is a UK number-one hit single in 1961, recorded amongst others by Johnny Tillotson. Tillotson had the most successful recording of the song. The song was written by Paul Kaufman (1930–1999) and Mike Anthony (born 1930), who said that the inspiration for it came from looking up from their work and seeing a procession of young ladies from a nearby school pass by on the sidewalk outside each afternoon. The song was covered by honeyhoney in season 1, episode 5 of the anthology comedy series The Guest Book

Poetry in Motion FAQs

Who sang Poetry in Motion?

Poetry in Motion was performed by Johnny Tillotson

What year did Poetry in Motion get to the UK number 1 spot?

Poetry in Motion first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, January 12, 1961

How long was Poetry in Motion at number 1 in the UK?

Poetry in Motion spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.