70 ONE-HIT WONDERS OF THE ’70s


1. Ace – How Long (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
2. Alan O’Day – Undercover Angel (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
3. Alicia Bridges – I Love the Nightlife (Disco ‘Round) (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
4. Alive N Kickin’ – Tighter, Tighter (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
5. Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
6. Anita Ward – Ring My Bell (US #1 & UK #1, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
7. Apollo 100 – Joy (US #6, no other US top 40 hit)
8. B.W. Stevenson – My Maria (US #9, no other US top 40 hit)
9. Billy Swan – I Can Help (US #1 & UK #6, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
10. Bobby Bloom – Montego Bay (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
11. Brewer & Shipley – One Toke Over the Line (US #10, no other US top 40 hit)
12. Brian & Michael – Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
13. C.W. McCall – Convoy (UK #2, no other UK top 40 hit)
14. Carl Douglas – Kung Fu Fighting (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
15. Climax – Precious and Few (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
16. Clint Holmes – Playground in My Mind (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
17. The Crusaders – Street Life (UK #5, no other UK top 40 hit)
18. Daniel Boone – Beautiful Sunday (US #15, no other US top 40 hit)
19. Debby Boone – You Light Up My Life (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
20. Edison Lighthouse – Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) (UK #1 & US #5, no other UK & US top 40 hit)
21. Elvin Bishop – Fooled Around and Fell In Love (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
22. First Class – Beach Baby (US #4, no other US top 40 hit)
23. The Floaters – Float On (UK #1 & US #2, no other top 40 hit)
24. Frijid Pink – House of the Rising Sun (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
25. Henry Gross – Shannon (US #6, no other US top 30 hit)
26. Hot Butter – Popcorn (UK & US top 10, no other top 40 hit)
27. The Ides of March – Vehicle (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
28. The Jaggerz – The Rapper (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
29. Jean Knight – Mr. Big Stuff (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
30. Johnny Bristol – Hang On in There Baby (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
31. King Harvest – Dancing in the Moonlight (US #13, no other US top 40 hit)
32. Larry Groce – Junk Food Junkie (US #9, no other US top 40 hit)
33. Looking Glass – Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl) (US #1, no other US top 30 hit)
34. M – Pop Muzik (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
35. Marshall Hain – Dancing in the City (UK #3, no othre UK top 30 hit)
36. Mary MacGregor – Torn Between Two Lovers (UK #4, no other UK top 40 hit)
37. Matthews Southern Comfort – Woodstock (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
38. MFSB – TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
39. Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant (UK #8, no other UK top 40 hit)
40. Miguel Ríos – A Song of Joy (UK & US top 20, no other top 40 hit)
41. Morris Albert – Feelings (UK & US top 10, no other top 40 hit)
42. Nick Gilder – Hot Child in the City (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
43. Nick Straker Band – A Walk in the Park (UK #20, no other UK top 40 hit)
44. Norman Greenbaum – Spirit in the Sky (UK #1 & US #3, no other top 40 hit)
45. Patrick Hernandez – Born to Be Alive (UK #10 & US #16, no other top 40 hit)
46. Plastic Bertrand – Ça Plane Pour Moi (UK #8, no othre UK top 30 hit)
47. Pratt & McClain – Happy Days (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
48. Ram Jam – Black Betty (UK #7, US #18, no other top 40 hit)
49. Randy Newman – Short People (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
50. Randy VanWarmer – Just When I Needed You Most (UK & US top 10, no other top 40 hit)
51. Reunion – Life Is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me) (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
52. Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots – Disco Duck (US #1 & UK #6, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
53. Samantha Sang – Emotion (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
54. Sammy Johns – Chevy Van (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
55. Shirley & Company – Shame, Shame, Shame (UK #6 & US #12, no other top 40 hit)
56. Skylark – Wildflower (US #9, no other US top 40 hit)
57. Sniff ‘n’ the Tears – Driver’s Seat (US #15, no other US top 40 hit)
58. Space – Magic Fly (UK #2, no other UK top 40 hit)
59. Starland Vocal Band – Afternoon Delight (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
60. Steve Forbert – Romeo’s Tune (US #11, no other US top 40 hit)
61. Stories – Brother Louie (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
62. Tee-Set – Ma Belle Amie (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
63. The Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight (UK #3, no other UK top 40 hit)
64. Thelma Houston – Don’t Leave Me This Way (US #1, no other US top 30 hit)
65. Thom Pace – Maybe (UK #14, no other UK top 40 hit)
66. Timmy Thomas – Why Can’t We Live Together (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
67. Typically Tropical – Barbados (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
68. Vicki Sue Robinson – Turn the Beat Around (US #10, no other US top 40 hit)
69. Walter Egan – Magnet and Steel (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
70. Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music (US #1 & UK #7, no other top 40 hit)

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