Pipes of Peace by Paul McCartney was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, January 14, 1984 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The line in the song, "In love our problems disappear" was taken from the 1913 Nobel Prize winning Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). The original quotation was: "In love all of life's contradictions dissolve and disappear." The music video featured Paul McCartney playing two different soldiers on opposing sides of trenches in World War 1. It recreated the incident where the opposing sides played a football match in No Man's Land on Christmas Day, 1914. This was Paul McCartney's first true solo UK #1.
Who sang Pipes of Peace?
Pipes of Peace was performed by Paul McCartney
What year did Pipes of Peace get to the UK number 1 spot?
Pipes of Peace first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, January 14, 1984
How long was Pipes of Peace at number 1 in the UK?
Pipes of Peace spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.