Soul 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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Anita Ward
Anita Ward
2
98 41
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Wild Cherry
Wild Cherry
3
77 30
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Shanon, Shannon
Shannon
4
81 34
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Peaches
Carl Douglas
5
63 26
Knock on Wood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Amii Stewart
Amii Stewart
6
78 31
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Jean Knight
 
7
47 16
Funky Town is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
StevenHess added Lipps Inc
8
69 27
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George McCrae
9
60 22
Don't Stop the Music is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Yarborough and People
Yarbrough & Peoples
10
40 27
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Mary Jane Girls
Mary Jane Girls
11
49 23
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Oran 'Juice' Jones
Oran 'Juice' Jones
12
38 26
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The System
The System
 
13
53 25
Clean Up Woman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
adammer55 added Betty Wright
14
51 27
Float On is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
The Floaters
The Floaters
15
50 27
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The Dramatics
16
32 12
Expressway (To Your Heart) is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Grogstock added The Soul Survivors
17
60 37
Rock Steady is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin
18
46 27
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MFSB, The Three Degrees
MFSB
19
33 22
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Timex Social Club
Timex Social Club
20
27 15
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Grogstock added William DeVaughn
21
37 25
Sweet Baby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Stanley Clarke, George Duke, The Clarke/Duke Project
Stanley Clarke & George Duke
22
39 32
Wildflower is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Skylark
Skylark
23
36 24
Bustin' Loose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Soul Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers
24
24 15
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Grogstock added Timmy Thomas
25
43 34
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hellodalai added Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse