100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the ’80s

Like Frankie says, "Relax!" You got this.

VH1 counted down the 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the ’80s – everything from new wave to hip-hop, novelty hits by Yello and Bruce Willis, and pop classics by Rockwell and Toni Basil.

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  1. “You’re A Friend Of Mine” – Clarence Clemons (and Jackson Browne)

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    Album: Hero

    Year: 1985

  2. “Rock On” – Michael Damian

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    Album: Where Do We Go From Here

    Year: 1989

  3. “Pac-Man Fever” – Buckner & Garcia

    Album: Pac-Man Fever

    Year: 1981

  4. “Baby I Love Your Way / Freebird” – Will To Power

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    Album: Will to Power

    Year: 1988

  5. “Tuff Enuff” – The Fabulous Thunderbirds

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    Album: Tuff Enuff

    Year: 1986

  6. “Beds are Burning” – Midnight Oil

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    Album: Diesel and Dust

    Year: 1987

  7. “Lean On Me” – Club Nouveau

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    Album: Life, Love & Pain

    Year: 1987

  8. “The Ballad of Jayne” – L.A. Guns

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    Album: Cocked & Loaded

    Year: 1989

  9. “Far From Over” – Frank Stallone

    Album: Staying Alive: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

    Year: 1983

  10. “Friends And Lovers” – Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson

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    Album: Carl Anderson and Gloria Loring

    Year: 1986

  11. “Love Plus One” – Haircut 100

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    Album: Pelican West

    Year: 1982

  12. “Rappin’ Rodney” – Rodney Dangerfield

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    Album: Rappin’ Rodney

    Year: 1982

  13. “Wouldn’t it Be Good” – Nik Kershaw

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    Album: Human Racing

    Year: 1984

  14. “Edge Of A Broken Heart” – Vixen

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    Album: Vixen

    Year: 1988

  15. “Forget Me Nots” – Patrice Rushen

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    Album: Straight From the Heart

    Year: 1982

  16. “Tomorrow People” – Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers

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    Album: Conscious People

    Year: 1988

  17. “Under The Milky Way” – The Church

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    Album: Starfish

    Year: 1988

  18. “Boom Boom Boom Let’s Go Back to My Room” – Paul Lekakis

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    Album: Tattoo It

    Year: 1987

  19. “Lunatic Fringe” – Red Rider

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    Album: As Far As Siam

    Year: 1981

  20. “Johnny Are You Queer?” – Josie Cotton

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    Album: Convertible Music

    Year: 1982

  21. “Party All The Time” – Eddie Murphy

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    Album: How Could It Be

    Year: 1985

  22. “Black Velvet” – Alannah Myles

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    Album: Alannah Myles

    Year: 1989

  23. “Fantasy” – Aldo Nova

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    Album: Aldo Nova

    Year: 1981

  24. “Tenderness” – General Public

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    Album: All the Rage

    Year: 1984

  25. “Supersonic” – J.J. Fad

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    Album: Supersonic

    Year: 1988

  26. “Key Largo” – Bertie Higgins

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    Album: Just Another Day in Paradise

    Year: 1982

  27. “What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy)” – Information Society

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    Album: Information Society

    Year: 1988

  28. “19?” – Paul Hardcastle

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    Album: Paul Hardcastle

    Year: 1985

  29. “Breakout” – Swing Out Sister

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    Album: It’s Better to Travel

    Year: 1986

  30. “All I Need” – Jack Wagner

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    Album: All I Need

    Year: 1984

  31. “Axel F” – Harold Faltermeyer

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    Album: Beverly Hills Cop: Music From the Motion Picture Soundtrack

    Year: 1985

  32. “Heart And Soul” – T’Pau

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    Album: Bridge of Spies

    Year: 1987

  33. “Major Tom” – Peter Schilling

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    Album: Error In the System

    Year: 1983

  34. “Toy Soldiers” – Martika

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    Album: Martika

    Year: 1989

  35. “Angel Eyes” – The Jeff Healey Band

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    Album: See the Light

    Year: 1989

  36. “I Don’t Like Mondays” – The Boomtown Rats

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    Album: The Fine Art of Surfacing

    Year: 1979

  37. “Steal Away” – Robbie Dupree

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    Album: Robbie Dupree

    Year: 1980

  38. “The Rain” – Oran “Juice” Jones

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    Album: Juice

    Year: 1986

  39. “Dear God” – XTC

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    Album: Skylarking

    Year: 1987

  40. “Da Butt” – E.U.

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    Album: School Daze: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

    Year: 1988

  41. “I Can’t Wait” – Nu Shooz

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    Album: Poolside

    Year: 1986

  42. “Your Love” – The Outfield

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    Album: Play Deep

    Year: 1985

  43. “Heartbeat” – Don Johnson

    Album: Heartbeat

    Year: 1986

  44. “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off” – Jermaine Stewart

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    Album: Frantic Romance

    Year: 1986

  45. “Voices Carry” – Til Tuesday

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    Album: Voices Carry

    Year: 1985

  46. “Just Got Paid” – Johnny Kemp

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    Album: Secrets of Flying

    Year: 1988

  47. “Lady in Red” – Chris DeBurgh

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    Album: Into the Light

    Year: 1986

  48. “Puttin’ On the Ritz” – Taco

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    Album: After Eight

    Year: 1983

  49. “In My House” – Mary Jane Girls

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    Album: Only Four You

    Year: 1985

  50. “Der Kommissar” – After the Fire

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    Album: ATF

    Year: 1982

  51. “Buffalo Stance” – Neneh Cherry

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    Album: Raw Like Sushi

    Year: 1988

  52. “Easy Lover” – Philip Bailey and Phil Collins

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    Album: Chinese Wall

    Year: 1984

  53. “Oh Yeah” – Yello

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    Album: Stella

    Year: 1985

  54. “Catch Me I’m Falling” – Pretty Poison

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    Album: Catch Me I’m Falling

    Year: 1987

  55. “Keep Your Hands To Yourself” – The Georgia Satellites

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    Album: Georgia Satellites

    Year: 1986

  56. “C’est La Vie” – Robbie Nevil

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    Album: Robbie Nevil

    Year: 1986

  57. “Mexican Radio” – Wall of Voodoo

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    Album: Call of the West

    Year: 1983

  58. “Let the Music Play” – Shannon

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    Album: Let the Music Play

    Year: 1983

  59. “The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades” – Timbuk 3

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    Album: Greetings from Timbuk 3

    Year: 1986

  60. “At This Moment” – Billy Vera

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    Album: Billy and the Beaters

    Year: 1981

  61. “Video Killed the Radio Star” – The Buggles

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    Album: The Age of Plastic

    Year: 1979

  62. “Break My Stride” – Matthew Wilder

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    Album: I Don’t Speak the Language

    Year: 1983

  63. “Respect Yourself” – Bruce Willis

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    Album: The Return of Bruno

    Year: 1987

  64. “Funkytown” – Lipps, Inc.

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    Album: Mouth to Mouth

    Year: 1980

  65. “It’s Raining Men” – The Weather Girls

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    Album: Success

    Year: 1982

  66. “Genius of Love” – Tom Tom Club

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    Album: Tom Tom Club

    Year: 1981

  67. “I Know What Boys Like” – The Waitresses

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    Album: Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful?

    Year: 1982

  68. “Missing You” – John Waite

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    Album: No Brakes

    Year: 1984

  69. “Harden My Heart” – Quarterflash

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    Album: Quarterflash

    Year: 1981

  70. “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” – Bobby McFerrin

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    Album: Don’t Worry, Be Happy

    Year: 1988

  71. “Turning Japanese” – The Vapors

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    Album: New Clear Days

    Year: 1980

  72. “Our House” – Madness

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    Album: The Rise & Fall

    Year: 1982

  73. “St. Elmo’s Fire (Man In Motion)” – John Parr

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    Album: St. Elmo’s Fire: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

    Year: 1985

  74. “Two of Hearts” – Stacey Q

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    Album: Better Than Heaven

    Year: 1986

  75. “I Just Died In Your Arms” – Cutting Crew

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    Album: Broadcast

    Year: 1986

  76. “Pass the Dutchie” – Musical Youth

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    Album: The Youth of Today

    Year: 1982

  77. “What I Am” – Edie Brickell & New Bohemians

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    Album: Shooting Rubberbands At the Stars

    Year: 1988

  78. “Electric Avenue” – Eddy Grant

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    Album: Killer On the Rampage

    Year: 1982

  79. “Maniac” – Michael Sembello

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    Album: Bossa Nova Hotel

    Year: 1983

  80. “We’re Not Gonna Take It” – Twisted Sister

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    Album: Stay Hungry

    Year: 1984

  81. “Somebody’s Watching Me” – Rockwell

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    Album: Somebody’s Watching Me

    Year: 1984

  82. “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” – Dead or Alive

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    Album: Youthquake

    Year: 1985

  83. “It Takes Two” – Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock

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    Album: It Takes Two

    Year: 1988

  84. “The Safety Dance” – Men Without Hats

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    Album: Rhythm of Youth

    Year: 1983

  85. “99 Luftballons” – Nena

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    Album: Nena

    Year: 1983

  86. “Whip It” – Devo

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    Album: Freedom of Choice

    Year: 1980

  87. “In A Big Country” – Big Country

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    Album: The Crossing

    Year: 1983

  88. “She Blinded Me With Science” – Thomas Dolby

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    Album: The Golden Age of Wireless

    Year: 1982

  89. “Obsession” – Animotion

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    Album: Animotion

    Year: 1984

  90. “Relax” – Frankie Goes to Hollywood

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    Album: Welcome to the Pleasuredome

    Year: 1983

  91. “Too Shy” – Kajagoogoo

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    Album: White Feathers

    Year: 1983

  92. “I Want Candy” – Bow Wow Wow

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    Album: Last of the Mohicans

    Year: 1982

  93. “I Melt With You” – Modern English

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    Album: After the Snow

    Year: 1982

  94. “Mickey” – Toni Basil

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    Album: Word of Mouth

    Year: 1982

  95. “Tainted Love” – Soft Cell

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    Album: Non-stop Erotic Cabaret

    Year: 1982

  96. “867-5309 / Jenny” – Tommy Tutone

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    Album: Tommy Tutone 2

    Year: 1981

  97. “Take On Me” – A-Ha

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    Album: Hunting High and Low

    Year: 1985

  98. “I Ran (So Far Away)” – A Flock of Seagulls

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    Album: A Flock of Seagulls

    Year: 1982

  99. “Come on Eileen” – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

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    Album: Too-Rye Ay

    Year: 1982