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Come Outside (song)

"Come Outside" was a number one in the UK Singles Chart in 1962 for Mike Sarne, and the actress Wendy Richard, who provided vocal interjections.[2][4] The track stayed at No.1 for a fortnight during the weeks commencing 28 June and 5 July 1962.[5][3] The song was placed twelfth on the chart of overall single sales for the calendar year 1962 in the UK.[6]

"Come Outside"
Come Outside Mike Sarne.jpg
Single by Mike Sarne and Wendy Richard
B-side"Fountain of Love"[1]
GenrePop, Novelty[2]
LabelParlophone R4902[3]
Songwriter(s)Charles Blackwell[3]
Producer(s)Charles Blackwell[3]
Mike Sarne and Wendy Richard singles chronology
"Come Outside" "Will I What?"

In 1991, Samantha Fox, Frank Bruno, Liz Kershaw and Bruno Brookes recorded a cover version of the song as the official Children in Need single of the year.


  1. ^ a b "Mike Sarne - Come Outside (Vinyl) at Discogs". Retrieved 2014-04-05.
  2. ^ a b "Come Outside". Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 65. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
  4. ^ "Official Singles Chart UK Top 100". Archived from the original on 2008-04-08. Retrieved 2014-04-05.
  5. ^ "Official [U.K.] Singles Chart Top 50: 28 June 1962-04 July 1962". The Official UK Charts Company.
  6. ^ "The 100 Best-Selling Singles of 1962 [in the U.K.]".

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