BBC to play 'up to five seconds' of Ding Dong song

BBC Radio 1 will play "up to five seconds" of the Ding Dong record on Sunday's official chart show, station controller Ben Cooper has told the BBC News Channel.

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Ding Dong song No2 in chart

'Ding Dong! the Witch is Dead' failed to reach number one in the official singles chart despite a campaign to promote the song in the wake of Margaret Thatcher's death. The song, which is from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, reached number two.