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A list of the Greatest Songs by 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 wonders, and you may just find a 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 songs are favorites by viewers just like you. Feel free to place your votes for your favorite one-hit 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 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 songs have left lasting impressions on their fans.

Look through the list to see if you recognize any of these spectacular one-hit song wonders, listen to some other music by the same artist, and see if you think the artist should have been recognized for other works. Just because their other songs didn’t make the top 40 list doesn’t mean there aren’t some of the best songs to enjoy!

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My Sharona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
My Sharona The Knack - The Knack

The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017

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Come On Eileen Dexys Midnight Runners

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Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry - Wild Cherry

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Spirit In The Sky Stellar Kart - Norman Greenbaum

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Tainted Love Soft Cell

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Black Betty Ram Jam - Ram Jam

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867-5309 The Chevelles - Tommy Tutone

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I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) The Proclaimers - The Proclaimers

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Kung-Fu Fighting Carl Douglas

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99 Luftballoons The Fabulous Rudies

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Turning Japanese The Vapors

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(There's) Always Something The... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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I Melt With You is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
I Melt With You Modern English

The Greatest Songs by '90s One-Hit Wonders 16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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The Safety Dance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
The Safety Dance Men Without Hats

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Boys Are Back in Town is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Stacy's Mom Fountains of Wayne

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Cars Gary Numan

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Tubthumping Chumbawamba

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In the Summertime is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
In the Summertime Mungo Jerry

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You Spin Me 'Round (Like a Record) Dead or Alive - Dead or Alive

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Closing Time Semisonic - Semisonic

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Funkytown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Funkytown Lipps Inc.

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Mickey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Mickey Toni Basil

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Pop Muzik is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Relax is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood

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Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Wicked Game is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Wicked Game Chris Isaak

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s Fun Jobs That Pay Well

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Never Gonna Give You Up is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Rockin' Robin Bobby Day

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Baby Got Back Sir Mix-a-Lot - Sir Mix-A-Lot

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No Rain Blind Melon - Blind Melon

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Harden My Heart is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Harden My Heart Quarterflash

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Snoopy vs. The Red Baron is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Snoopy vs. The Red Baron The Royal Guardsmen

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What's Up 4 Non Blondes - 4 Non Blondes

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Der Kommissar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Sex and Candy Marcy Playground - Marcy Playground

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Cruel to Be Kind is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Cruel to Be Kind Nick Lowe

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Mexican Radio Wall of Voodoo - Wall of Voodoo

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Don't Worry, Be Happy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Don't Worry, Be Happy Bobby McFerrin

The Greatest Dance Songs by One-Hit Wonders The Best Current Shows for Nerds

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I'm Too Sexy Right Said Fred - Right Said Fred

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Kiss Me Sixpence None The Richer - Sixpence None The Richer

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Hot Rod Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Hot Rod Lincoln Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen

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Born to Be Alive is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Born to Be Alive Patrick Hernandez

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Walk on the Wild Side is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Walk on the Wild Side Quincy Jones, Lou Reed Bikers & Blues

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You Get What You Give New Radicals - New Radicals