Fairground by Simply Red was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, September 30, 1995 spending 4 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The basis for this song is "Give It Up," a UK Top 5 hit for the Dutch duo The Goodmen. Mick Hucknall acknowledged The Goodmen in this song with the lyric, "Let's make amends like all goodmen should." This is Simply Red's best selling single in the UK, with 783,000 copies sold. It's also their only single to top the British charts - both "Holding Back The Years" and "If You Don't Know Me By Now" topped the American charts but peaked at #2 in Britain.

Fairground FAQs

Who sang Fairground?

Fairground was performed by Simply Red

What year did Fairground get to the UK number 1 spot?

Fairground first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, September 30, 1995

How long was Fairground at number 1 in the UK?

Fairground spent 4 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.