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Christmas Novelty Songs


Questions

  1. Which comedy and music act had a Christmas hit with "Lily the Pink"?
  2. Complete the title of the novelty Christmas song written in 1944 by Donald Yetter Gardner: "All I Want for Christmas Is My...."?
  3. Who was the name of The Fastest Milkman in the West?
  4. "Mr Blobby" was a very successful novelty song in 1993. Mr Blobby was pink with what colour spots?
  5. The Wombles appeared on Top of the Pops performing which song over Christmas 1974?
  6. Which cartoon rabbit got to Number One in the UK Singles Chart a couple of weeks before Christmas 1989 with "Let's Party"?




  7. Who had a hit in the U.S. charts the week of Christmas 1949 with "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer"?
  8. St Winifred's School Choir reached number one with which song?
  9. In December 2019, English blogger LadBaby released a comedy version of the song "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" involving which food theme?
  10. The UK Christmas Number Two "Teletubbies say 'Eh-oh!'" contains two nursery rhymes, can you name either?
  11. "Chocolate Salty Balls" is a song from which animiated South Park character?
  12. "My Ding-a-Ling" was a hit for which singer in Christmas 1972?
  13. Which Christmas song contains the lyrics: "You girls and boys won't get any toys. If you don't pull me out"?
  14. Choirs with Purpose, a collection of a dozen charity choirs, made a remake of which Paul McCartney song in a bid to top the UK Singles Christmas Chart in 2017?
  15. Which mother-themed song peaked at Number 3 in the UK Charts for Jimmy Boyd in 1953?
  16. Complete the name of the fictional group who sung the song "Christmas Don't Be Late": Alvin and the ...?

Answers

  1. Scaffold
  2. Two Front Teeth
  3. Ernie
  4. Yellow spots
  5. Wombling Merry Christmas
  6. Jive Bunny
  7. Gene Autry
  8. There's No One Quite Like Grandma
  9. Sausage roll
  10. "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep" and "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary"
  11. Chef
  12. Chuck Berry
  13. When Santa got stuck up the chimney
  14. We All Stand Together
  15. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  16. Chipmunks