Top 10 One Hit Wonders of All-Time

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Curious who the top one hit wonders of all-time are? Managing to come up with a hit that resonates with the listeners and that tops all the important music charts is quite the accomplishment, wouldn’t you say? But what if that particular hit is the only song by which the artist or band is remembered? Well, in the music industry, these performers are called one hit wonders.

Rolling Stone, one of the most influential magazines in the business, asked its readers to vote on their favorite one hit wonders. Want to know which songs received the most votes?

Let’s take a look at the top ten, in a fashion similar to our list of the 10 most popular songs of all-time.

No. 10: The Vapors – Turning Japanese, 1980

Admittedly, this might just be the most annoying song in pop history, but it is also true that, once you hear it, it’s pretty much stuck with you. Even though the band broke up the year following the release of the song, Turning Japanese has since featured in numerous soundtracks and commercials.

No. 9: Question Mark and The Mysterians – 96 Tears, 1996

96 Tears was recorded in the band manager’s living room and  quickly became a hit with the public. The band produced several other songs, but they never really managed to repeat their performance. The band’s frontman, Rudy Martinez, continues to claim to this day that he is an alien from Mars.

Continue reading for the rest of the top one hit wonders:

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