As long as there's Comic Relief there will be pop stars and comics (sometimes both, together) willing to lend their support to the charity in musical form.

There have been some inspired choices to record the official Comic Relief single over the years - some great (hello, Peter Kay) and some less so (that'll be you Hale & Pace) but as long as they're raising buckets of cash for the charity then we're willing to forgive (and quickly forget) that 'The Stonk' was ever recorded.

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HuffPost UK's Comedy Ed, Andrea Mann has fond memories of the very first Comic Relief single by Cliff Richard and The Young Ones waaaaaay back in 1986, but which is your favourite? What's that? You need a gentle reminder? Well step this way, dear reader, because we've compiled them all together in one place - and in moving picture format too (below).

No, really, the pleasure's all ours.

So, sit back, enjoy and don't forget to vote for your favourite before basking in the warm glow of knowing you've helped someone less fortunate than yourself after donating to this year's appeal.

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  • Cliff Richard and The Young Ones - 'Living Doll'

    No.1 (April 1986)

  • Mel and Kim - 'Rocking Around The Christmas Tree'

    No. 3 (December 1987)

  • Bananarama and Lananenenoonoo - 'Help'

    No. 3 (Feb 1989)

  • Hale & Pace - 'The Stonk'

    No.1 (March 1991)

  • Smear Campaign - 'I Want To Be Elected'

    No.9 (April 1992)

  • Right Said Fred - 'Stick It Out'

    No.4 (Feb 1993)

  • Pet Shop Boys - 'Absolutely Fabulous'

    No.6 (May 1994)

  • Cher, Chrissie Hynde, Neneh Cherry and Eric Clapton - 'Love Can Build A Bridge'

    No.1 (March 1995)

  • Spice Girls - 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

    No.1 (March 1997)

  • Boyzone - 'When The Going Gets Tough'

    No.1 (March 1999)

  • Westlife - 'Uptown Girl'

    No.1 (March 2001)

  • Gareth Gates And The Kumars - 'Spirit In The Sky'

    No.1 (March 2003)

  • McFly - 'All About You' / 'You've Got A Friend'

    No.1 (March 2005)

  • Tony Christie and Peter Kay - 'Is This the Way to Amarillo'

    No.1 (March 2005)

  • Girls Aloud vs Sugababes - 'Walk This Way'

    No.1 (March 2007)

  • The Proclaimers, Brian Potter and Andy Pipkin - 'I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)'

    No.1 (March 2007)

  • The Saturdays - 'Just Can't Get Enough'

    No.2 (March 2009)

  • Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon, featuring Tom Jones and Robin Gibb - 'Barry Islands In The Stream'

    No.1 (March 2009)

  • The Wanted - 'Gold Forever'

    No.1 (March 2011)

  • Susan Boyle & Geraldine McQueen - 'I Know Him So Well'

    No.11 (March 2011)

  • One Direction - 'One Way or Another (Teenage Kicks)'

    No.1 (Feb 2013)

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