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The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders  

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A list of the greatest soul songs by one-hit wonders. Are you looking for that one special soul song that you always remember but can never find? Browse through this list of the greatest dance songs by one-hit soul wonders, from "Play That Funky Music" by Wild Cherry to "Ring My Bell" by Anita Ward, 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 soul song wonders to the least popular, you can see which dance songs are favorites by viewers just like you. Feel free to place your votes for your favorite one-hit soul songs as well, including the best hits from the '70s and '80s.

Do you not see your favorite one-hit soul song on the list? Go ahead and add it to the list so that others can listen to it as well. Many great music artists only managed to have one true song hit in their music career that made the top 40. Even though their other songs didn’t manage to make the list, there are still many great songs from these same artists that have been enjoyed by all.

Perhaps you are looking for a special CD of soul music to enjoy for a quiet evening in with your honey. From artists like George McRae to Minnie Riperton, you can find one-hit favorites like “Mr. Big Stuff" and "Lovin’ You," making it easy to pick through the list and find a favorite artist or song to listen to.

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Popcorn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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Somebody Else's Guy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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Charlene is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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Anthony Hamilton
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Amy Winehouse
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White Horse is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Laid Back
Laid Back
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Kissing You is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Keith Washington
Keith Washington
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Gentle (Calling your Name) is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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the school of life-by tommy ta... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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Thanks for My Child is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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Calling Your Name is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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Angel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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Amanda Perez
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Girls Nite Out is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Tyler Collins
Tyler Collins
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Gotta Tell You is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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Samantha Mumba
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Blowin' Me Up (With Her Love) is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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JC Chasez
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Wait for You is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
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