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More Pop Trivia: titles of UK #1 hits contained within other #1s (the answers)

This earlier piece contained a challenge based on the titles of UK #1 hit singles: 33 songs where the first word (or words) of the title were also the title of another song that reached #1. Here are the clues again, followed by the answers.

The clues

The first song title consists of a single word

  1. Leona Lewis (2008) Jay-Z featuring Rihanna & Kanye West (2009)
  2. Charles Aznavour (1974) Beatles (1963)
  3. Anthony Newley (1960) Frankie Lymon & Teenagers (1956)
  4. Years & Years (2015) Wamdue Project (1999)
  5. Shakespear’s Sister (1992) East 17 (1994)
  6. Spandau Ballet (1983) Madonna (1986)
  7. Kalin Twins (1958) Billy Ocean (1986)
  8. Shaggy featuring Rayvon (2001) Wizzard (1973)
  9. Robbie Williams (2012) New Edition (1983)
  10. Ella Henderson (2014) Specials (1981)
  11. Pharrell Williams (2014) Captain Sensible (1982)
  12. Pet Shop Boys (1988) Blondie (1979)
  13. Adele (2015) Beatles (1967)
  14. Madonna (2006) Blue featuring Elton John (2002)
  15. The Jam (1980) Alexandra Burke featuring Laza Morgan (2010)
  16. Ken Dodd (1965) Johnny Nash (1975)
  17. John Lennon (1981) Barbra Streisand (1980)
  18. Tulisa (2012) Bluebells (1993)
  19. Don McLean (1980) Elvis Presley (1965)
  20. DJ Sammy & Yanou featuring Do (2002) Belinda Carlisle (1988)
  21. Akon (2005) Mud (1974)
  22. Calvin Harris (2014) Cliff Richard & the Shadows (1963)
  23. Fairground Attraction (1988) Martine McCutcheon (1999)
  24. Ja Rule featuring R Kelly & Ashanti (2004) The Shadows (1962)

The first song title consists of at least two words

  1. Blondie (1980) Carly Rae Jepsen (2012)
  2. Wretch 32 featuring Josh Kumra (2011) Elton John & Kiki Dee (1976)
  3. Frankie Laine (1953) R Kelly (1997)
  4. Snap (1990) Jennifer Rush (1985)
  5. Cliff Richard & The Shadows (1960) Gary Glitter (1973)
  6. Chicane featuring Bryan Adams (2000) David Soul (1977)
  7. Outhere Brothers (1995) Vengaboys (1999)
  8. Helen Shapiro (1961) Armand Van Helden featuring Duane Harden (1999)
  9. Adam Faith (1959) Emile Ford & the Checkmates (1959)

The Answers

  1. Leona Lewis (2008) Jay-Z featuring Rihanna & Kanye West (2009)
    (Run) This Town
  2. Charles Aznavour (1974) Beatles (1963)
    (She) Loves You
  3. Anthony Newley (1960) Frankie Lymon & Teenagers (1956)
    (Why) Do Fools Fall In Love
  4. Years & Years (2015) Wamdue Project (1999)
    (King) of my castle
  5. Shakespear’s Sister (1992) East 17 (1994)
    (Stay) Another Day
  6. Spandau Ballet (1983) Madonna (1986)
    (True) Blue
  7. Kalin Twins (1958) Billy Ocean (1986)
    (When) the Going Gets Tough the Tough Get Going
  8. Shaggy featuring Rayvon (2001) Wizzard (1973)
    (Angel) Fingers
  9. Robbie Williams (2012) New Edition (1983)
    (Candy) Girl
  10. Ella Henderson (2014) Specials (1981)
    (Ghost) Town
  11. Pharrell Williams (2014) Captain Sensible (1982)
    (Happy) Talk
  12. Pet Shop Boys (1988) Blondie (1979)
    (Heart) of Glass
  13. Adele (2015) Beatles (1967)
    (Hello) Goodbye
  14. Madonna (2006) Blue featuring Elton John (2002)
    (Sorry) Seems to be the Hardest Word
  15. The Jam (1980) Alexandra Burke featuring Laza Morgan (2010)
    (Start) Without You
  16. Ken Dodd (1965) Johnny Nash (1975)
    (Tears) on my Pillow
  17. John Lennon (1981) Barbra Streisand (1980)
    (Woman) in Love
  18. Tulisa (2012) Bluebells (1993)
    (Young) at Heart
  19. Don McLean (1980) Elvis Presley (1965)
    (Crying) in the Chapel
  20. DJ Sammy & Yanou featuring Do (2002) Belinda Carlisle (1988)
    (Heaven) is a Place on Earth
  21. Akon (2005) Mud (1974)
    (Lonely) This Christmas
  22. Calvin Harris (2014) Cliff Richard & the Shadows (1963)
    (Summer) Holiday
  23. Fairground Attraction (1988) Martine McCutcheon (1999)
    (Perfect) Moment
  24. Ja Rule featuring R Kelly & Ashanti 2004 The Shadows (1962)
    (Wonderful) Land
  25. Blondie (1980) Carly Rae Jepsen (2012)
    (Call Me) Maybe
  26. Wretch 32 featuring Josh Kumra (2011) Elton John & Kiki Dee (1976)
    (Don’t Go) Breaking My Heart
  27. Frankie Laine (1953) R Kelly (1997)
    (I Believe) I Can Fly
  28. Snap (1990) Jennifer Rush (1985)
    (The Power) of Love
  29. Cliff Richard & The Shadows (1960) Gary Glitter (1973)
    (I Love You) Love Me Love
  30. Chicane featuring Bryan Adams (2000) David Soul (1977)
    (Don’t Give Up) on us
  31. Outhere Brothers (1995) Vengaboys (1999)
    (Boom Boom Boom) Boom
  32. Helen Shapiro (1961) Armand Van Helden featuring Duane Harden (1999)
    (You Don’t Know) Me
  33. Adam Faith (1959) Emile Ford & the Checkmates (1959)
    (What Do You Want) to Make Those Eyes at Me For?

 

 

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