And it's not pub measures we're talking about here; although that too may not be far off either.
Whilst Woolworths sells one in three CD singles of all discs sold, it is to stop stocking them. Apparently it's just not worth their while as most people just download songs from the internet now.
That's quite sad. In the good old days, buying your favourite single, watching it rise up the charts and hoping to see your band play on the Top of the Pops was all part and parcel of growing up. Yet another tradition bites the dust.
Assuming TOTP is still going...