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.


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.