50 ONE-HIT WONDERS OF THE ’80s


1. After the Fire – Der Kommissar (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
2. Al B. Sure! – Nite and Day (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
3. Aneka – Japanese Boy (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
4. Angry Anderson – Suddenly (UK #3, no other UK top 40 hit)
5. Baltimora – Tarzan Boy (UK #3 & US #13, no other top 40 hit)
6. Bandolero – Paris Latino (Top 10 in France, Italy & Switzerland, no other top 40 hit in those countries)
7. Benny Mardones – Into the Night (US #11, no other US top 40 hit)
8. Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy (US #1 & UK #2, no other top 40)
9. Boy Meets Girl – Waiting for a Star to Fall (UK #9, no other UK top 40 hit)
10. Buckner and Garcia – Pac-Man Fever (US #9, no other US top 40 hit)
11. Desireless – Voyage Voyage (UK #5, no other UK top 40 hit)
12. Devo – Whip It (US #14, no other US top 40 hit)
13. Diesel – Sausalito Summernight (US #25, no other US top 100 hit)
14. Double – The Captain of Her Heart (UK #8 & US #16, no other top 40 hit)
15. The Dream Academy – Life in a Northern Town (UK #15, no other UK top 40 hit)
16. Edie Brickell & New Bohemians – What I Am (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
17. Fiction Factory – (Feels Like ) Heaven (UK #6, no other UK top 40 hit)
18. FR David – Words (UK #2, no other UK top 40 hit)
19. Frank Stallone – Far from Over (US #10, no other US top 40 hit)
20. Gregory Abbott – Shake You Down (US #1, UK #6, no other top 40 hit)
21. Jack Wagner – All I Need (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
22. Joe Dolce – Shaddap You Face (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
23. Joey Scarbury – Theme from ‘Greatest American Hero’ (Believe It or Not) (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
24. Kaoma – Lambada (UK #4, no other UK top 40 hit)
25. The Korgis – Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime (US #18, no other top 40 hit)
26. Lipps Inc. – Funkytown (US #1, UK #2, no other top 40 hit)
27. M|A|R|R|S – Pump Up the Volume (UK #1 & US #13, no other top 40 hit)
28. Matthew Wilder – Break My Stride (UK #4, no other UK top 40 hit)
29. Michael Sembello – Maniac (US #1, no other US top 30 hit)
30. Murray Head – One Night in Bangkok (US #3, no other US top 40 hit in the 80s)
31. Ollie & Jerry – Breakin’.. There’s No Stoppin’ Us (US & UK top 10, no other top 40 hit)
32. Opus – Live Is Life (UK #6, no other UK top 40 hit)
33. Oran “Juice” Jones – The Rain (US & UK top 10, no other top 40 hit)
34. The Other Ones – Holiday (US #29, no other US top 100 hit)
35. Owen Paul – My Favourite Waste of Time (UK #3, no other UK top 40 hit)
36. Patrick Swayze & Wendy Fraser – She’s Like the Wind (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
37. Rock Steady Crew – (Hey You) The Rock Steady Crew (UK #6, no other UK top 40 hit)
38. Rockwell – Somebody’s Watching Me (UK #6, no other UK top 40 hit)
39. Rocky Burnette – Tired of Toein’ the Line (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
40. Ryan Paris – Dolce Vita (UK #5, no other UK top 40 hit)
41. Sheriff – When I’m with You (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
42. Stacey Q – Two of Hearts (US #3, no other US top 30 hit)
43. Stan Ridgway – Camouflage (UK #4, no other UK top 40 hit)
44. Taco – Puttin’ on the Ritz (US #4, no other US top 40 hit)
45. Timex Social Club – Rumors (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
46. Tommy Tutone – 867-5309/Jenny (US #4, no other US top 30 hit)
47. Toni Basil – Mickey (US #1, UK #2, no other top 40 hit)
48. Trans-X – Living on Video (UK #9, no other UK top 40 hit)
49. The Vapors – Turning Japanese (UK #3, no other UK top 40 hit)
50. When in Rome – The Promise (US #11, no other US top 40 hit)

The list is in alphabetical order.
Song snippets are kept short due to copyright reasons.

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Andy Warhol’s favored band, the Velour Underground, is already preparing a box readied to recognize the upcoming fiftieth wedding anniversary of its outstanding debut album White Light White Heat from 1969. Other bands can begin their fiftieth wedding anniversary currently that the calendar has actually gotten to 2018, including documents from The Beatles, the Monkees and Lotion. Among the lots of cds turning fifty this year are nearly a lots launching documents, most of which are self-titled.

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To celebrate the fourth day of the new year, the local classic rock station played a collection of tracks that had titles with exactly four letters. I enjoyed listening to “Lola” by the Kinks and “Beth” by Kiss, yet I found “Easy” by the Commodores to be a little as well soft to identify as classic rock. The section did, however, made me think about one more choice the disc jockey can have selected to honor the 4th day of January.

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