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List Rules Vote up your favorite 1980s tracks by one-hit artists only.

A list of the Greatest Songs by '80s One-Hit Wonders. Are you looking for your favorite '80s songs, but don’t know who the artist is? Browse through this list of the greatest songs by '80s one-hit wonders to see if your favorite song made the list. Then you can see who the artist is and search for the album to listen to sometime. Ordered from the most popular one-hit song wonders from the '80s to the least popular, you can find some great music by picking from the top of the list. Go ahead and vote for your favorite songs and artists as well, and they will get raised higher on the list.

Feel free to copy and paste from the list to make your own list of favorite '80s music. That way, you will never forget the male and female artists who wrote, sang, and performed your favorite '80s songs again! If you don’t see your favorite song or artist listed, go ahead and add it to the list. Then others can vote for it and you can see where it ranks on the list of great 80s songs by one-hit wonders.

The '80s was a memorable time period. With movies like Footloose, Top Gun and the Karate Kid that are renowned the world over, music played a big part in making these films special. There were a lot of great songs and music from this time, but some of the best songs were from one-hit wonders of the '80s and can sometimes be hard to find. By utilizing this list, you may just find that one great '80s song that you loved to listen to! Cheers to the one hit wonders of the '80s for bringing us some of most memorable songs of the decade. To the eighties!
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Modern English
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Dexys Midnight Runners
Dexy's Midnight Runners
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A Flock of Seagulls
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Men Without Hats
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1,154 390
867 5309 Jenny is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Songs by '80s One-Hit Wonders
Tommy Tutone
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Twisted Sister
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1,037 601
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Madness, Madness
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1,061 178
Don't You (Forget About Me) is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Songs by '80s One-Hit Wonders
Dustin Moore added Simple Minds
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Toni Basil
Toni Basil
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1,187 528
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1,052 435
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doremifasola added Berlin
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doremifasola added Katrina and the Waves
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1,025 599
Whip It is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Songs by '80s One-Hit Wonders
Devo
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Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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BethSims added Eddy Grant
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829 449
What I Like About You is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Songs by '80s One-Hit Wonders
wimvi added The Romantics
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Lipps Inc
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richerb added Gary Numan