The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders Songs

The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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List Criteria: Songs from the 1960s by artists who had no other famous songs.

A list of the greatest Songs by 60s One-Hit Wonders. Are you looking for that special song to play for a special occasion? Browse through this list of the greatest songs by one-hit 1960s wonders, and you may just find that one special nostalgic song that you haven’t heard in a long time. Ranked in order of the most popular one-hit song wonders to the least popular, you can see which 60s songs are favorites by viewers just like you. Feel free to place your votes for your favorite one-hit 60s songs as well, and see them get raised to a higher position on the list. You can also copy and paste from the list to make your own list of favorite songs.

Do you not see your favorite one-hit 60s song on the list? Go ahead and add it to the list so that others can listen to it as well. Music truly does soothe the soul and is the perfect way to turn a stressful day into a great one. There are many different types of music in the world, and some song artists have fared better than others. Although the artists with one-hit wonders may not have been able to repeat their performance with other songs, many of these great one-hit song artists have made a lasting impact on their fans.

Who hasn’t heard the popular hits from the 60s like “On Top of Spaghetti” by Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus, and “Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport” by Rolf Harris? Although these artists theoretically only had one big hit in their singing career, they brought special songs to life that bring back memories of familiar shows and innocent times. Remembered throughout the ages, these artists made a lasting impression with their well-treasured 60s hits.


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    Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

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    Jimmy Soul

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    Song by the Swingin' Medallions 1960's

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    A Whiter Shade of Pale


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    Mercy Mercy

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    Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers

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    The Hollywood Argyles

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    Robert Knight

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    Vibravoid

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    In the Year 2525


    Fields of the Nephilim

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    The Fifth Estate

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    David Rose

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    Harold Dorman

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    Kai Winding

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    Incense and Peppermints Strawberry Alarm Clock

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    In the Year 2525 Zager and Evans

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    The Hombres

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    Small Faces

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    Soul Bossa nova


    Quincy Jones

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    Overture From "Tommy" (Assembled Multitude)


    Overture From "Tommy" (Assembled Multitude)

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    Derek

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    Spirit in the Sky Gareth Gates

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