1977: Angelo By Brotherhood of Man

Composed by Lee Sheriden and Martin Lee (of pop group Brotherhood of Man) and Tony Hiller. Recorded by Brotherhood of Man for their fourth studio album, Images. The song tells the story of a shepherd in Mexico who falls in love with a rich girl, but he is met with resistance from her family. Both aware that her family would never allow the union, they run away together and commit suicide. According to co-composer Tony Hiller, the lyrics are based on Romeo and Juliet.

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Chart History (1977)Peak Position
Belgium2
France70
Germany (West)14
Ireland1
Japan1
Netherlands4
New Zealand27
Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)1
South Africa1
United Kingdom1