Pub quiz questions

  1. On 19 November 1988, Robin Beck had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "First Time"
    Used as a jingle by Coca-Cola. Follow-up "Save Up All Your Tears" narrowly missed out on chart inclusion by peaking at #84. In 2006, Swedish dance outfit Sunblock, along with Robin Beck, recorded a cover, which peaked at #9 in the UK.

  2. On May 1970, Norman Greenbaum had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Spirit in the Sky"
    The song was his only hit, but went on to reach #1 twice more in versions by Doctor and the Medics and Gareth Gates.

  3. On October 2002, Las Ketchup had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "The Ketchup Song"
    Three Spanish sisters' recording of "The Ketchup Song", sung partly in Spanish and English, using the hit "Rappers Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang. However, they still have a successful career in their native Spain.

  4. On 11 September 1954, Kitty Kallen had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Little Things Mean a Lot"
    Despite scoring other hits in her native US, Kallen never achieved another hit on the UK Chart, which at this point was a mere Top 12.

  5. On 21 August 2004, 3 of a Kind had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Baby Cakes"
    Despite the song's success, a follow-up single was never released.

  6. On 13 January 2001, Rui Da Silva had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Touch Me"
    The single was Da Silva's only UK chart hit, although featured vocalist Cass Fox released her own version, which became a minor hit five years later.

  7. On 27 October 1979, Lena Martell had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "One Day at a Time"
    Martell charted four UK top 20 albums, however her recording of a Kris Kristofferson song was her only hit single.

  8. On 25 October 1969, The Archies had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Sugar Sugar"
    The Archies were ostensibly cartoon characters from the TV series, <i>The Archie Show which was based on the popular Archie Comics published since the 1940s. In reality, the song was performed by a group of session singers. Other singles were released under their name, but none found success in the UK.

  9. 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.

  10. On 30 August 1969, Zager and Evans had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "In the Year 2525"
    The song was written five years earlier, but did not become a success in the UK until it made #1 in the US. It remains either member's only hit.