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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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A-Ha
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Soft Cell
Soft Cell
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Dexy's Midnight Runners
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richerb added The Knack
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Norman Greenbaum
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Katrina and the Waves
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RobinGallego added Massachusetts Institute of Technology Logarhythms
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Toni Basil
Toni Basil
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867 5309 Jenny is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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gamedemon24 added The Proclaimers
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RobinGallego added The Charlie Daniels Band
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RobinGallego added Madness, Madness
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Chumbawamba
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Coolza added Sir Mix-a-Lot
Sir Mix-a-Lot
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Divinyls
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RobinGallego added The J. Geils Band
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Devo
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RobinGallego added Alannah Myles
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Video Killed the Radio Star is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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