TRIVIA: The First UK Top 40 Singles Chart Has-Been
So, who was the first artist to only ever had one UK hit single
American singer and actress Jane Wyman (1917-2007) was the first UK singles chart has-been. Her 1952 duet with Bing Crosby, “Zing A Little Zong”, peaked at No.10 and then disappeared. Jane NEVER had another chart hit again.