Pop The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders  

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List Rules Pop songs by one-hit artists only.

A list of the greatest Pop 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 pop songs by one-hit 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 pop song wonders to the least popular, you can see which pop songs are favorites by viewers just like you. Feel free to place your votes for your favorite one-hit pop 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 pop song on the list? Go ahead and add it to the list so that others can listen to it as well. 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 pop song artists have made a lasting impact on their fans.

 Sometimes it is hard to believe that these artists only had one big hit. From popular hits like “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinead O’Connor to “Torn” by Natalie Imbruglia, these songs and artists are so well know that we would imagine them as having many top hits. However, even though none of their other songs made the top 40 list, they still have some great albums that have been enjoyed by many. So go ahead and look for some new favorite music from the list of greatest pop songs by one-hit wonders.

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Take On Me A-Ha

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Tainted Love Soft Cell - Soft Cell

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Come on Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners

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richerb added My Sharona The Knack

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Walking On Sunshine Katrina and the Waves

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Spirit In The Sky Norman Greenbaum

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Mickey Toni Basil - Toni Basil

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Coolza added Baby Got Back Sir Mix-a-Lot - Sir Mix-a-Lot

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Kung-Fu Fighting Carl Douglas

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Fooled Around and Fell in Love Elvin Bishop - Elvin Bishop

23 Celebrities Who Have Their Own Private Islands

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Hold Your Head Up Argent - Argent

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Tubthumping Chumbawamba

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Ice Ice BabyVanilla Ice Vanilla Ice - Vanilla Ice

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Video Killed the Radio Star is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles - Buggles

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Dream Weaver Gary Wright

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looksharp added 867-5309/Jenny

The 20 Greatest Babies in Internet History

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Whip It Devo

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I Touch Myself Divinyls

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Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

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RobinGallego added Our House Madness, Madness

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RobinGallego added The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band

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

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RobinGallego added Don't You (Forget About Me) (Simple Minds) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Logarhythms

The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time

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RobinGallego added Black Velvet Alannah Myles

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ElizabethKistner added Turning Japanese The Vapors - The Vapors

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Groove Is In The Heart Deee-Lite - Deee-Lite

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Mambo No 5 Lou Bega  

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RobinGallego added funky town

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The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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Rose Garden Lynn Anderson - Lynn Anderson

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JohannSchinner added War Edwin Starr - Edwin Starr

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Torn Natalie Imbruglia 

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RobinGallego added bette davis eyes

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Keep Your Hands to Yourself The Georgia Satellites

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The Warrior Patty Smyth, Scandal

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laustcawz added Hooked on a Feeling Blue Swede

The Best Childish Gambino Songs, Ranked

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Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band

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Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) Looking Glass - Looking Glass

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Coolza added No Rain Blind Melon

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RobinGallego added Centerfold The J. Geils Band

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Who Let the Dogs Out Baha Men - Baha Men

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Coolza added Mmm Mmm Mmm Crash Test Dummies - Crash Test Dummies

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In a Big Country Big Country

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Rock On is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
CharleyCvercko added Rock On David Essex