Although I might come back at a later date and list all the One Hit Wonders in the UK, at this stage, I have just listed 50 as chosen from a poll. 

A 2006 television poll, conducted by Channel 4 in the UK, asked viewers to select their favourite one hit wonder from a shortlist of 60. 

Respondents could also vote by e-mail to select a song that was not on the original list, if they so wished.

The top 50 were:

 

                    

1. Kung Foo Fighting  ~ Carl Douglas   

2. 99 Red Balloons ~ Nena

3. Because I Got High ~ Afroman

4. Sugar Sugar ~ The Archies

5. Can You Dig It?  ~ The Mock Turtles

6. Always Look On The Bright Side Of  Life ~  Monty Python

7. Spirit in the Sky ~ Norman Greenbaum

8. Who Let The Dogs Out? ~ Baha Men

9.The Safety Dance ~ Men Without Hats

10. Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Please ~ Splodgenessabounds

  

11. Groove is in The Heart ~ Deee-Lite

12. Trouble ~ Shampoo

13. It's Raining Men ~ The Weather Girls

14. All By Myself ~ Eric Carmen

   

15. Jilted John ~ Jilted John

16. I’ll Be There For You ~ The Rembrandts

17. Doctorin’ the Tardis ~  The Timelords

18. Rock Me Amadeus ~ Falco

   

19. Flat Beat ~ Mr Oizo

20. Video Killed the Radio Star  ~ The Buggles

21. Je t'aime...Moi Non Plus ~ Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg

22.  Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of…) ~ Lou Bega

  

23.  Turning Japanese ~ The Vapors

24. Mickey ~ Toni Basil

25.  Mouldy Old Dough ~ Lieutenant Pigeon

26. Pump Up The Volume ~ M/A/R/R/S

   

27. Milkshake ~ Kelis

28. Axel F ~ Harold Faltermeyer

29. F**K It (I Don’t Want You Back) ~  Eamon

30. I’m the Urban Spaceman ~ The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

   

31. Spaceman ~ Babylon Zoo

32. My Sharona ~ The Knack

33. Shaddap You Face ~   Joe Dolce Music Theatre

34. Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) ~ Baz Luhrmann

   

35. Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs (Lowry’s Song) Brian & Michael

36. MacArthur Park ~ Richard Harris

37. Monster Mash ~  Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers

38. Rapper’s Delight ~  Sugarhill Gang

  

39. Fire ~ Crazy World Of Arthur Brown

40. The One and Only ~ Chesney Hawkes

41. Louie, Louie ~ The Kingsmen

42. Since Yesterday ~ Strawberry Switchblade

   

43. My Boy Lollipop ~ Millie Small

44. Money ~ Flying Lizards

45. Stutter Rap (No Sleep ‘til Bedtime) ~ Morris Minor and the Majors

46. Just Say No  ~ Grange Hill Cast

   

47. Woo Hoo ~ The 5,6,7,8’s

48. Japanese Boy ~ Aneka

49. Save Your Love ~ Renee and Renato

 

50. Brimful of Asha ~ Cornershop

 

 

 

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

 

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