🎶 Pump Up The Volume! It’s National One-Hit Wonder Day

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According to Wikipedia, a one-hit wonder is “any entity that achieves mainstream popularity, often for only one piece of work, and becomes known among the general public solely for that momentary success. The term is most commonly used in regard to music performers with only one hit single that overshadows their other work”

Here are the Top 30 One-Hit Wonder songs according to Ranker.

  1. Take On Me – A-Ha
  2. Come On Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners
  3. Tainted Love – Soft Cell
  4. My Sharona – The Knack
  5. Video Killed The Radio Star – The Buggles
  6. 867-5309 – Tommy Tutone
  7. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
  8. Spirit In The Sky – Norman Greenbaum
  9. (There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me – Naked Eyes
  10. I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
  11. Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl) – Looking Glass
  12. Boys Are Back In Town – Thin Lizzy
  13. I Melt With You – Modern English
  14. You Spin Me ‘Round (Like A Record) – Dead Or Alive
  15. Mickey – Tony Basil
  16. The Safety Dance – Men Without Hats
  17. Pop Muzik – M
  18. Stacy’s Mom – Fountains Of Wayne
  19. 99 Luftballoons – Nena
  20. Closing Time – Semisonic
  21. Kung-Fu Fighting – Carl Douglas
  22. No Rain – Blind Melon
  23. Funkytown – Lipps Inc.
  24. Cruel To Be Kind – Nick Lowe
  25. Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor
  26. Turning Japanese – The Vapors
  27. I Touch Myself – The Divinyls
  28. Seasons In The Sun – Terry Jacks
  29. Tubthumping – Chumbawumba
  30. Cars – Gary Numan