Pub quiz questions

  1. On 31 October 1970, Matthews' Southern Comfort had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Woodstock"
    The band was led by Iain Matthews, who despite appearing in various other groups, never had another hit. Recorded earlier by Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.

  2. On 5 June 1976, J.J. Barrie had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "No Charge"
    Barrie, former manager of Blue Mink with a cover of a Harlan Howard song also featured Vicki Brown (wife of Joe Brown)on vocals.

  3. On 27 December 1980, St Winifred's School Choir had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "There's No-one Quite Like Grandma"
    The choir featured lead vocalist Dawn Ralph and future TV actress Sally Lindsay. They were also the school choir backing group on Brian and Michael's 1978 #1.

  4. On 9 November 2002, Yanou had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Heaven"
    This cover of a Bryan Adams hit featured vocals by Do.

  5. On 19 March 1994, Doop had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Doop"
    Two Dutch producers followed up their techno version of the 1920s dance The Charleston with the unsuccessful "Huckleberry Jam"

  6. On 1 January 2005, Steve Brookstein had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)"
    The first winner of the X Factor with a cover of a Phil Collins hit.

  7. On 2 June 2001, DJ Pied Piper had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Do You Really Like It?"
    A follow up was recorded but never released.

  8. On 3 October 1987, MARRS had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Pump Up the Volume"
    Despite its success, no follow-up was ever released. MARRS was a one-off project between two groups - A R Kane and Colourbox.

  9. On 15 March 1980, Fern Kinney had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Together We Are Beautiful"
    Originally a B-Side, the song became her biggest and only UK success.

  10. On 16 June 1979, Anita Ward had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Ring My Bell"
    Written by Frederick Knight originally for Stacy Lattisaw, however instead it became Memphis born Anita Ward's only hit. The follow up "Don't Drop My Love" found few buyers.