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No 1 Songs (Pre 1980)

A dozen that deserved their top spot (UK chart) 12 Questions.

 
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1

"Mack The Knife" recorded by many artists over the years, reached the top spot in 1959 for which singer?

  • Bobby Darin
  • Paul Anka
  • Guy Mitchell
  • Andy Williams

2

Danny Williams had the last No 1 of 1961 with which classic song from a famous film?

  • Sun Stream
  • Moon River
  • Planet Peak
  • Star Sea

3

"You Really Got Me" was the first No 1 for which influential 60's group?

  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Beatles
  • The Small Faces
  • The Kinks

4

The Four Tops spent 3 weeks at the top in 1966 with which Motown classic?

  • Bernadette
  • Walk Away Renee
  • Reach Out I'll Be There
  • I Can't Help Myself

5

In 1967 Frank Sinatra and daughter Nancy had a hit (later covered by Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman) with which terrific tune?

  • Something Wonderful
  • Something Silly
  • Something Beautiful
  • Something Stupid

6

This instrumental tune for Fleetwood Mac only stayed at the top for one week in 1969, which bird was the title?

  • Seagull
  • Swift
  • Albatross
  • Eagle

7

"Baby Now That I've Found You" spent 2 weeks at the top in 1967, which group gave us this great song?

  • The Foundations
  • The Equals
  • Amen Corner
  • Procul Harum

8

Slade's first No 1 spent 15 weeks in the chart (4 at No 1) in 1971 with which song?

  • Take Me Bak 'Ome
  • Mama Weer All Crazee Now
  • Cum On Feel The Noize
  • Coz I Luv You

9

"Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)" by Steve Harley and his band enjoyed 2 weeks at the top in 1975, what were the band called?

  • Cockney Trouble
  • Cockney Rabble
  • Cockney Rebel
  • Cockney Shambles

10

Complete the song title that the "Real Thing" stayed 3 weeks at No 1 with in 1976, "You To Me Are"?

  • Nothing
  • Smashing
  • Something
  • Everything

11

Abba spent 3 weeks at the top in 1978 with a song asking you to what?

  • "Take A Chance On Me"
  • "Take A Look At Me"
  • "Take A Tip From Me"
  • "Bake A Cake For Me"

12

In 1979 The Boomtown Rats spent 4 weeks at No 1 with which controversial song?

  • "I Don't Like Sundays"
  • "I Don't Like Tuesdays"
  • "I Don't Like Mondays"
  • "I Don't Like Fridays"

 

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