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Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers

Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers were a novelty pop act who were the third band to have their first three releases go to number one on the UK singles chart, a feat they achieved between July and December 1989. They also went to #1 in several other countries, but not the United States. The previous bands to do so were Gerry & the Pacemakers and Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

The three number ones of Jive Bunny were "Swing the Mood", "That's What I Like" and "Let's Party". All three songs used sampling and synthesisers to combine pop music from the early rock and roll era together into a medley. The results were somewhat like the earlier Stars on 45, who actually hired "sound-alike" singers and musicians to recreate the music from scratch

Each song used a sampled instrumental theme to join the songs together. "Swing the Mood" used Glenn Miller's famous "In The Mood" (a recording dating back to 1940), and "That's What I Like" featured the TV theme from "Hawaii-5-0", a police drama.

Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers were in reality a father and son DJ team from Rotherham in South Yorkshire. They have continued to work under the name, but with less chart success.