Geno by Dexys Midnight Runners was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, May 3, 1980 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This song is about Geno Washington, a US Soul singer the band admired. Washington was never big in his home country, but was a popular performer in the UK, where he played with Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd. This was the second Dexys Midnight Runners single released in the UK, and it shot to #1 on the chart, becoming a crowd favorite along the way.

Geno FAQs

Who sang Geno?

Geno was performed by Dexys Midnight Runners

What year did Geno get to the UK number 1 spot?

Geno first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, May 3, 1980

How long was Geno at number 1 in the UK?

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