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Can you name the artists who have spent 30 years or more in the UK singles chart?

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First and Latest HitNameLength
Come On* (1963) to Living In A Ghost Town* (2020)56 years, 11 months, 9 days
Come On* (1963) to Living In A Ghost Town* (2020)56 years, 11 months, 9 days
Come On* (1963) to Living In A Ghost Town* (2020)56 years, 11 months, 9 days
Stranger In Paradise (1955) to Body and Soul* (2011)56 years, 5 months, 10 days
I Got You Babe* (1965) to Stop Crying Your Heart Out* (2020)55 years, 3 months, 9 days
Leaving Here* (1965) to Living In A Ghost Town* (2020)55 years, 1 month, 6 days
I Can't Explain* (1965) to Bridge Over Troubled Water* (2017)52 years, 4 months, 27 days
I Can't Explain* (1965) to Bridge Over Troubled Water* (2017)52 years, 4 months, 27 days
Love Me Do* (1962) to FourFive Seconds* (2015)52 years, 3 months, 12 days
Surfin' USA* (1963) to God Only Knows* (2014)51 years, 3 months, 28 days
Move It!* (1958) to Singin' The Blues* (2009)51 years, 0 months, 14 days
Your Song (1971) to Cold Heart* (2021)50 years, 9 months, 19 days
Livin' Lovin' Doll* (1959) to Singin' The Blues* (2009)50 years, 7 months, 27 days
Livin' Lovin' Doll* (1959) to Singin' The Blues* (2009)50 years, 7 months, 27 days
The Banana Boat Song (1957) to Get The Party Started (2007)50 years, 5 months, 18 days
How Do You Do It?* (1963) to He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother* (2012)49 years, 10 months, 12 days
(Ain't That) Just Like Me* (1963) to He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother* (2012)49 years, 7 months, 26 days
(Ain't That) Just Like Me* (1963) to He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother* (2012)49 years, 7 months, 26 days
Heart Full Of Soul* (1965) to No Man's Land (Green Fields of France)* (2014)49 years, 5 months, 5 days
Uptight (Everything's Alright) (1966) to God Only Knows* (2014)48 years, 9 months, 26 days
My Boy Lollipop* (1964) to Sing* (2012)48 years, 4 months, 16 days
Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport (1960) to Two Little Boys* (2008)48 years, 4 months, 1 day
Release Me (1967) to All Together Now* (2014)47 years, 11 months, 1 day
Space Oddity (1969) to No Plan (2019)47 years, 7 months, 28 days
Waterloo* (1974) to Just A Notion* (2021) 47 years, 6 months, 23 days
Waterloo* (1974) to Just A Notion* (2021) 47 years, 6 months, 23 days
Waterloo* (1974) to Just A Notion* (2021) 47 years, 6 months, 23 days
Waterloo* (1974) to Don't Shut Me Down* (2021) 47 years, 6 months, 23 days
Love Me Do* (1962) to The Official BBC Children In Need Medley* (2010)47 years, 3 months, 5 days
Surfin' USA* (1963) to We Are The World 25 For Haiti* (2010)46 years, 6 months, 26 days
Seven Seas of Rhye* (1974) to You Are The Champions* (2020)46 years, 1 month, 29 days
Seven Seas of Rhye* (1974) to You Are The Champions* (2020)46 years, 1 month, 29 days
Butterfly (1957) to Can't Take My Eyes Off You* (2002)45 years, 3 months, 1 day
Times They Are A-Changin' (1965) to Must Be Santa (2010)44 years, 9 months, 8 days
Marjorine (1968) to Fire It Up (2013)44 years, 9 months, 8 days
Jolene (1976) to Cuddle Up Cozy Down Christmas* (2020)44 years, 8 months, 3 days
New York Mining Disaster* (1967) I've Gotta Get A Message To You* (2011)44 years, 6 months, 9 days
It's Not Unusual (1965) to Islands in the Stream* (2009)44 years, 2 months, 0 days
Second Hand Rosie (1966) to We Are The World 25 For Haiti* (2010)44 years, 1 month, 7 days
River Deep - Mountain High* (1966) to We Are The World 25 For Haiti* (2010)43 years, 8 months, 18 days
Dance Dance Dance (Yowsah Yowsah Yowsah)* (1977) to Stop Crying Your Heart Out* (2020)42 years, 12 months, 2 days
Pictures of Matchstick Men* (1968) to In The Army Now (2010)* (2010)42 years, 8 months, 23 days
Pictures of Matchstick Men* (1968) to In The Army Now (2010)* (2010)42 years, 8 months, 23 days
Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me* (1967) to We Are The World 25 For Haiti* (2010)42 years, 8 months, 19 days
How Long?* (1974) to The Living Years* (2016)42 years, 1 month, 14 days
Reason To Believe (1971) to It's Over (2013)41 years, 8 months, 21 days
Can The Can (1973) to All Together Now* (2014)41 years, 7 months, 8 days
Come On* (1963) to Grief Never Grows Old* (2005)41 years, 7 months, 1 day
Where Did Our Love Go* (1964) to When You Tell Me That You Love Me* (2006)41 years, 5 months, 8 days
The Show Must Go On (1973) to All Together Now* (2014)41 years, 0 months, 12 days
I Want You Back* (1970) to Hold My Hand* (2010)40 years, 10 months, 24 days
Drink Up Thy Zider* (1967) to One for the Bristol City* (2007)40 years, 8 months, 4 days
I Can't Stand It* (1964) to Grief Never Grows Old* (2005)40 years, 3 months, 21 days
Homeward Bound* (1966) to Father and Daughter (2006)40 years, 3 months, 7 days
Arnold Layne* (1967) to Arnold Layne (2007)39 years, 9 months, 21 days
Arnold Layne* (1967) to Arnold Layne* (2007)39 years, 9 months, 21 days
Young-at-Heart (1954) to I've Got You Under My Skin* (1994)39 years, 6 months, 20 days
Whatcha Gonna Do About It?* (1965) to Grief Never Grows Old* (2005)39 years, 5 months, 24 days
Band of Gold (1970) to We Are The World 25 For Haiti* (2010)39 years, 5 months, 22 days
So Much Love (1968) to I Am A Cider Drinker 2007* (2007)39 years, 3 months, 11 days
Shout (1964) to We've Got Tonight* (2003)38 years, 9 months, 15 days
Easy Easy* (1974) to He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother* (2012)38 years, 7 months, 4 days
It Ain't Me Babe (1965) to Hurt/Personal Jesus (2003)38 years, 5 months, 19 days
I Love My Dog (1966) to Father and Son* (2004)38 years, 5 months, 3 days
All Right Now* (1970) to C-Lebrity* (2008)38 years, 3 months, 14 days
New York Mining Disaster 1941* (1967) to Grief Never Grows Old* (2005)37 years, 10 months, 2 days
White Riot* (1977) to All Together Now* (2014)37 years, 8 months, 25 days
Cracklin' Rosie (1970) to Pretty Amazing Grace (2008)37 years, 7 months, 7 days
Cowpuncher's Cantata (1952) to White Christmas (1989)37 years, 1 month, 25 days
Blind Among The Flowers* (1979) to I Put A Spell On You (2015)35 years, 7 months, 26 days
To Cut A Long Stort Short* (1980) to Bridge Over Troubled Water* (2017)36 years, 8 months, 6 days
Take Me I'm Yours* (1978) to God Only Knows* (2014)36 years, 7 months, 21 days
Lost in France (1976) to Believe in Me (2013)36 years, 6 months, 25 days
Run To You (1985) to Stop Crying Your Heart Out* (2020)35 years, 10 months, 15 days
Stop Your Sobbing* (1979) to God Only Knows* (2014)35 years, 9 months, 19 days
Fire* (1981) to XXX* (2017)35 years, 8 months, 26 days
Fire* (1981) to XXX* (2017)35 years, 8 months, 26 days
Fire* (1981) to XXX* (2017)35 years, 8 months, 26 days
Fire* (1981) to XXX* (2017)35 years, 8 months, 26 days
Las Vegas (1971) to Is This The Way To The World Cup (2006)35 years, 6 months, 30 days
Space Oddity* (1969) to Grief Never Grows Old* (2005)35 years, 5 months, 21 days
Samba Pa Ti* (1974) to We Are The World 25 For Haiti* (2010)35 years, 4 months, 29 days
Paranoid* (1970) to In My Life (2005)35 years, 3 months, 26 days
The Prince* (1979) to All Together Now* (2014)35 years, 3 months, 26 days
In The City* (1977) to That Dangerous Age (2012)34 years, 10 months, 23 days
Holiday (1984) to Medellin (2019)34 years, 10 months, 18 days
Take Me I'm Yours* (1978) to He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother* (2012)34 years, 9 months , 18 days
You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties (1980) to All Together Now* (2014)34 years, 7 months, 17 days
Machine Gun* (1974) to Just Go (2009)34 years, 7 months, 11 days
Under the Bridges of Paris (1955) to Cha Cha Heels* (1989)34 years, 4 months, 11 days
Breakaway* (1961) to Roll Away (1995)34 years, 2 months, 4 days
I Wanna Be Your Lover (1980) to PretzelBodyLogic* (2014)34 years, 0 months, 27 days
New York Mining Disaster 1941* (1967) to This Is Where I Came In* (2001)34 years, 0 months, 8 days
Night of Fear* (1967) to I Wish It Could Be A Wombling Christmas* (2001)34 years, 0 months, 8 days
Wichita Lineman (1969) to Rhinestone Cowboy (Giddy Up Giddy Up)* (2002)33 years, 11 months, 20 days
Trains And Boats And Planes (1965) to Toledo* (1999)33 years, 11 months 19 days
Wuthering Heights (1978) to Wild Man (2011)33 years, 8 months, 11 days
Good Morning Little Schoolgirl* (1964) to Circus (1998)33 years, 7 months, 29 days
Papa's Got A Brand New Bag (1965) to Funk On Ah Roll (1999)33 years, 7 months, 1 day
The Prince* (1979) to Never Knew Your Name* (2013)33 years, 4 months, 25 days
The Prince* (1979) to Never Knew Your Name* (2013)33 years, 4 months, 25 days
The Prince* (1979) to Never Knew Your Name* (2013)33 years, 4 months, 25 days
The Prince* (1979) to Never Knew Your Name* (2013)33 years, 4 months, 25 days
The Prince* (1979) to Never Knew Your Name* (2013)33 years, 4 months, 25 days
As Tears Go By (1964) to The Memory Remains* (1997)33 years, 4 months, 0 days
The Message* (1982) to Downtown* (2015)33 years, 4 months, 17 days
A Horse With No Name* (1971) to Grief Never Grows Old* (2005)33 years, 2 months, 8 days
A Horse With No Name* (1971) to Grief Never Grows Old* (2005)33 years, 2 months, 8 days
Saturday Nite* (1977) to We Are The World 25 For Haiti* (2010)33 years, 0 months, 15 days
Saturday Nite* (1977) to We Are The World 25 For Haiti* (2010)33 years, 0 months, 15 days
I Should Be So Lucky (1988) to Real Groove* (2021)32 years, 11 months, 22 days
Down By The Lazy River* (1972) to Breeze On By (2004)32 years, 7 months, 5 days
Hold Me (1964) to Yesterday Has Gone* (1996)32 years, 7 months, 0 days
Dreaming of Me* (1981) to Should Be Higher* (2013)32 years, 6 months, 22 days
Dreaming of Me* (1981) to Should Be Higher* (2013)32 years, 6 months, 22 days
Dreaming of Me* (1981) to Should Be Higher* (2013)32 years, 6 months, 22 days
Young Guns (Go For It)* (1982) to Let Her Down Easy (2014)31 years, 5 months, 20 days
The Floral Dance (1978) to Silver Bells* (2009)31 years, 2 months, 19 days
Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)* (1976) to One for the Bristol City* (2007)31 years, 4 months, 21 days
Love Changes Everything (1989) to You'll Never Walk Alone* (2020)31 years, 3 months, 10 days
Relax* (1983) to All Together Now* (2014)31 years, 1 month, 1 day
We Have A Dream* (1982) to He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother* (2012)30 years, 8 months, 25 days
A Forest* (1980) to Not In Love* (2010)30 years, 8 months, 19 days
This Charming Man* (1983) to World Peace Is None Of Your Business (2014)30 years, 6 months, 12 days
Mr Cabdriver (1990) to Stop Crying Your Heart out* (2020)30 years, 5 months, 25 days
Vision Of Love (1990) to Oh Santa* (2020)30 years, 4 months, 14 days
Respect (1967) to Here We Go Again (1998)30 years, 3 months, 18 days
(There's) Always Something There To Remind Me (1964) to Nothing Less Than Brilliant (1994)30 years, 1 month, 11 days
Love Of The Loved (1963) to Heart and Soul* (1993)30 years, 0 months, 13 days

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