Yellow River

Yellow River by Christie was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, June 6, 1970 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "Yellow River" is a popular song recorded by the British band Christie. Written by band leader Jeff Christie, it was offered to The Tremeloes, who recorded it with the intention of releasing it as a single early in 1970. The actual location of Yellow River in this song is not specified, although the author, Jeff Christie, is on record as saying that it was inspired by the idea of a soldier going home at the end of the American Civil War. As the song was released during the Vietnam War, it has been interpreted as being about a soldier leaving the U.S. Military at the end of his period of conscription.

Yellow River FAQs

Who sang Yellow River?

Yellow River was performed by Christie

What year did Yellow River get to the UK number 1 spot?

Yellow River first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, June 6, 1970

How long was Yellow River at number 1 in the UK?

Yellow River spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.