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Mon 2 May 2011 16:00 BBC Radio 2

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 02 May 2011

Tony Blackburn returns for another special bank holiday chart and this time counts down the 40 biggest selling songs by acts who only ever managed one Top 40 hit.
Expect music from across five decades, with a number of charity singles and a few festive tunes cropping up during the show.
Using sales data provided by The Official Charts Company, a track is only eligible for the rundown if it reached the Top 40 and the artist has not since had another single reach the Top 40. However, tracks that have been released more than once or that charted on more than one occasion are still eligible.
The chart is based on cumulative physical and download sales.

Music Played

40 items
  • Image for Joan Jett

    Joan Jett and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts I Love Rock 'n' Roll

    Joan Jett - I Love Rock 'n' Roll, Blackheart

  • Image for Nicole

    Nicole A Little Peace

    This Is Eurovision, Virgin, 12

  • Image for Ashford & Simpson

    Ashford & Simpson Solid

    The 80's Love Album (Various Artists), Virgin, 2

  • Image for Sam Sparro

    Sam Sparro Black And Gold

    (CD Single), Island, 10

  • Image for Harold Faltermeyer

    Harold Faltermeyer Axel F

    Premier Coll'tn Of Instrumental Hits, Kenwest

  • Image for Brighouse and Rastrick Band

    Brighouse and Rastrick Band The Floral Dance

    Sleepy Shores - Instrumental Classics, Old Gold

  • Image for St. Winnifreds School Choir

    St. Winnifreds School Choir There's No One Quite Like Grandma

    Cheggers Choice

  • Image for Norman Greenbaum

    Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky

    Million Sellers Vol.18 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Ph.D.

    Ph.D. I Won't Let You Down

    One Shot '80 (Various Artists), Universal Music, 13

  • Image for Renée and Renato

    Renée and Renato Save Your Love

    For My Valentine, Disky, 1

  • Image for MASH

    MASH Theme From MASH (Suicide Is Painless)

    The Best Of Cult Fiction (Various), Virgin

  • Image for Las Ketchup

    Las Ketchup Asereje (The Ketchup Song)

    Now 53 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Clive Dunn

    Clive Dunn Grandad

  • Image for Brian and Michael

    Brian and Michael Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs

  • Image for Helping Haiti

    Helping Haiti Everybody Hurts

  • Image for Matthew Wilder

    Matthew Wilder Break My Stride

    Love & Pride - A Kick Up The 80's: Vo, Old Gold

  • Image for Nena

    Nena 99 Red Balloons

    Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for Toni Basil

    Toni Basil Mickey

    Guilty Pleasures 2 (Various Artists)

  • Image for Michael Andrews

    Michael Andrews and Gary Jules Mad World

    Trading Snakeoil For Wolftickets, Adventure Records

  • Image for The Rembrandts

    The Rembrandts I'll Be There For You

    The Love Songs Album (Various), Universal

  • Image for Yolanda Be Cool & Dcup

    Yolanda Be Cool & Dcup Yolanda Be Cool - We No Speak Americano

    101 Ibiza Anthems

  • Image for Stardust

    Stardust Music Sounds Better With You

    Now 41 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Fern Kinney

    Fern Kinney Together We Are Beautiful

    The All Time Greatest Love Songs Vol, Columbia

  • Image for Owl City

    Owl City Fireflies

    (CD Single), Island Records, 1

  • Image for The Tweets

    The Tweets The Birdie Song (Birdie Dance)

  • Image for Mr. Oizo

    Mr. Oizo Flat Beat

  • Image for Joe Dolce Music Theatre

    Joe Dolce Music Theatre Shaddap You Face

    Novelty No.1's (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Lena Martell

    Lena Martell One Day At A Time

    I Believe, Telstar

  • Image for Goombay Dance Band

    Goombay Dance Band Seven Tears

    Hits Of The 60s, 70s & 80s (Various), Kenwest

  • Image for The X Factor Finalists 2008

    The X Factor Finalists 2008 Hero

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Chef

    Chef Chocolate Salty Balls (PS I Love You)

    Chef Aid: The South Park Album

  • Image for Windsor Davies

    Windsor Davies and Don Estelle Whispering Grass

    Hit Kaleidoscope, EMI

  • Image for Lou Bega

    Lou Bega Mambo No.5

    Now 44 (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle When We Collide

    (CD Single), Syco, 1

  • Image for The Archies

    The Archies Sugar Sugar

    Dance Hits Of The '60's & '70's, Old Gold

  • Image for Simon Park Orchestra

    Simon Park Orchestra Eye Level

    Sleepy Shores - Instrumental Classics, Old Gold

  • Image for Teletubbies

    Teletubbies Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!

  • Image for Band Aid 20

    Band Aid 20 Do They Know It's Christmas?

  • Image for (various)

    (various) Perfect Day

    The Best 90's Album In The World...Ev, Virgin

  • Image for Band Aid

    Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas?

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

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