Stop the Cavalry
Best UK Chart Pos.
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Only denied number 1 spot in 1980 by two relreleased Lennon singles after the ex-Beatles murder on December 8
Written as a protest song
Lewie has said that royalties from the single account for 50% of his income stream
7th place on the Top Ten Christmas Song Money Earners
2020 Christmas Song World Cup
Second Place Seed for Group Stage Draw
B1: 257pts Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin Stevens
B2: 237pts I Wish it Could be Christmas Everyday - Roy Wood & Wizzard
B3: 213pts Stop the Cavalry - Jona Lewie
B4: 174pts Thank God it's Christmas - Queen
Group Stage : Despite being in the qualifying positions through the two week voting, Jona Lewie eventually succumbed in a fiercely comepttive group
2016 Christmas Song World Cup
Quarter Finals defeated by Slade Merry Xmas Everybody
2012 Christmas Song World Cup
Last 16 elimination at the hands of Darlene Love Christmas! (Baby Please Come Home)
2008 Christmas Song World Cup
Last 16 loss to Wham! Last Christmas