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Song title 301 - Rivers of Babylon

Rivers of Babylon Region Profile

This page lists the chart runs for songs called "Rivers of Babylon" in order of success. This list combines cover versions and distinct songs that happen to share the same title.

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Boney M Rivers of Babylon 1978 UK 1 - Apr 1978 (40 weeks), Holland 1 - Apr 1978 (19 weeks), Sweden (alt) 1 - May 1978 (32 weeks), France (SNEP) 1 - May 1978 (4 months), France 1 - May 1978 (5 weeks), Austria 1 - May 1978 (8 months), Switzerland 1 - Apr 1978 (22 weeks), Switzerland 1 of 1978, Norway 1 - May 1978 (29 weeks), Belgium 1 - Apr 1978 (17 weeks), Germany 1 - Apr 1978 (7 months), ODK Germany 1 - Apr 1978 (37 weeks) (17 weeks at number 1) (23 weeks in top 10), Eire 1 for 5 weeks - May 1978, New Zealand 1 for 14 weeks - Jul 1978, RIANZ 1 - Jun 1978 (28 weeks), Australia 1 for 6 weeks - Jul 1978, Springbok 1 - Jun 1978 (21 weeks), Europe 1 for 13 weeks - May 1978, France 1 for 4 weeks - Jun 1978, Germany 1 for 17 weeks - Apr 1978, South Africa 1 of 1978, Mexico 1 for 1 week - Oct 1978, UK sales 2 of the 1970s (1,990 k in 1978), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1978), Australia 3 of 1978, Germany 3 of the 1970s (peak 1 26 weeks), TOTP 8, UKMIX 18, US Billboard 30 - Jun 1978 (17 weeks), Italy 36 of 1978, France (InfoDisc) 37 of the 1970s (peak 1, 25 weeks, 1,070k sales estimated, 1978), Brazil 64 of 1978, OzNet 867, RYM 77 of 1978, Global 100 (5 M sold) - 1978
2 The Melodians Rivers of Babylon 1971 France 3 - Nov 1971 (2 weeks), Scrobulate 100 of reggae
3 Sublime Rivers of Babylon unknown Scrobulate 18 of ska punk

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16 Dec 2012

The song touches+

I love the song very much. I listen to it and post it to people who may never hear it. I know the song is from the bible but.... Thank God for Boney M. and other singers who bless my holid with this song. John Guek