In the music industry, a one-hit wonder is an artist generally known for only one hit single.

Click on "Wikipedia" to read what they have to say.

I have listed here under my favourites those that I consider to fit into the category of a One Hit Wonder.

Some may dispute my choice and say some of these artists had other hits 

.....maybe it was the only song of theirs that was played regularly here in Australia

...or  perhaps, that although the song received airplay, it wasn't actually a hit!

Never the less these are the ones I have chosen as my favourites. 

My hardest decision was trying to put them in order of preference.

 

  1. If You Could Read My Mind  ~  Gordon Lightfoot
  2. Fallen  Lauren Wood
  3. Move Closer   ~  Phyllis Nelson
  4. Me & Mrs Jones  Billy Paul
  5. I Want To Wake Up With You  ~  Boris Gardener
  6. It's Got To Be Perfect  ~  Fairground Attraction
  7. Talk It Over  Grayson Hugh
  8. Ocean of Light  In-Mood
  9. Finally Found  ~  The Honeyz
10. Broken Wings  Mr Mister
11. It Might Be You [Theme From Tootsie]  ~  Stephen Bishop  

12. Believe It Or Not [Theme from greatest American Hero]  ~ Joey Scarbury

13. I Love The Night Life ~ Alicia Bridges
14. True  ~  Spandau Ballet
15. Hanging By A Moment  ~  Life House
16. Kiss From A Rose  ~  Seal
17. Sky High  ~  Jigsaw
18. Kiss You In The Rain  ~  Freiheit
19. Escape [ Pina Colada Song] ~  Rupert Holmes
20. Brandy [You're A Fine Girl] Looking Glass
21. William Tell Overture  ~  Sounds Incorporated
 

 

One Hit Wonders USA Australia New Zealand / Uk Silver's Favourites

 

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