Pub quiz questions

  1. On 31 May 1980, MASH had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Suicide Is Painless"
    Theme tune to the film MASH. Sung by actor Ken Prymus, but released under the name MASH.

  2. On 23 August 1958, The Kalin Twins had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "When"
    It was heavily suggested that their song "Forget Me Not" be issued as a follow up, however this was not pursued. The Kalin Twins remain the only one-hit wonder male siblings (composed of twin brothers).

  3. On 26 June 1982, Charlene had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "I've Never Been to Me"
    The song's success took Charlene by surprise and no new material was available for release afterwards until it was too late.

  4. On 19 May 1962, B. Bumble and the Stingers had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Nut Rocker"
    The song reappeared on the UK Chart ten years later, reaching #19. An instrumental group, B. Bumble and the Stingers had already scored their biggest hit in the US.

  5. 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.

  6. On 23 March 1991, Hale and Pace had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "The Stonk"
    Charity single for Comic Relief.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  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.