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Fire Me Boy! 12-01-2012 05:23 PM

One-hit wonders - need help with a playlist
I'm working on a one-hit wonders playlist (80s, 90s, 2000s). What is a MUST to include?

Here's the list so far... alphabetical order. NOTE: There are a few songs by a small handful of artists that my wife and/or I enjoy, but their larger collection we don't like. So there are a few in there, like Lady Gaga or Beyonce, that aren't one-hit wonders, but rather part of the few hits one of us enjoys from that artist.

All That She Wants, Ace Of Base
Asshole, Denis Leary
At This Moment, Billy Vera & the Beaters
Axel F., Harold Faltermeyer
Baby Got Back [Explicit], Sir Mix-A-Lot
Baby, I Love Your Way, Peter Frampton
Bad Romance [Explicit], Lady Gaga
The Ballad of Jayne, L.A. Guns
Barbie Girl, Aqua
Beautiful Life, Ace Of Base
Beds Are Burning, Midnight Oil
Bitch, Meredith Brooks
Black Velvet, Alannah Myles
Break My Stride, Matthew Wilder
Breakfast at Tiffanys - Single, Deep Blue Something
Breakout, Swing Out Sister
C'est La Vie [#], Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band
Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen
Cars, Gary Numan
Catch Me (I'm Falling), Pretty Poison
Come on Eileen, Various Artists
Cruel Summer, Bananarama
Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta [Explicit], Geto Boys
Der Kommissar, After The Fire
Don't Worry Be Happy, Bobby McFerrin
Easy Lover, Phil Collins
Electric Avenue, Eddy Grant
Eye of the Tiger, Survivor
Fantasy, Aldo Nova
Funky Cold Medina, Tone-Loc
Funkytown, Lipps, Inc.
The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades, Timbuk 3
Gangnam Style, Psy
Gangsta's Paradise (LP Version) [Explicit], Coolio feat. L.V.
Genius of Love, Tom Tom Club
Harden My Heart, Quarterflash
The House of the Rising Sun, The Animals
The Humpty Dance, Digital Underground
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), The Proclaimers
I Adore Mi Amor, Color Me Badd
I Can't Wait, Nu Shooz
I Just Died in Your Arms Tonight, Cutting Crew
I Ran (So Far Away), A Flock of Seagulls
I Try, Macy Gray
I Want Candy, Bow Wow Wow
Informer, Snow
Keep Your Hands to Yourself, The Georgia Satellites
Key Largo, Bertie Higgins
Lady In Red, Chris DeBurgh
Lean on Me, Club Nouveau
Let the Music Play, Barry White
Like_A_Bad_White_Guy_Party_Gangnam_Style-Steve_Streza, Steve Streza
Lips of an Angel, Hinder
Major Tom (Coming Home), Peter Schilling
Maniac, Michael Sembello
Mickey, Toni Basil
Missing You, John Waite
Mississippi Queen, Mountain
No Rain, Blind Melon
Nothing Compares 2 U (2009 Digital Remaster), Sinead O'Connor
Obsession, Animotion
Our House, Madness
People Are Strange, The Doors
People Are Strange, Echo & the Bunnymen
Poker Face, Lady Gaga
Poker Face (Live at The Cherrytree House Piano & Voice Version), Lady Gaga
Popular, Various Artists
Puttin' On The Ritz, Taco
Relax, Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Respect Yourself, Bruce Willis
Rock Me Amadeus, Falco
Rock On, Michael Damian
Safety Dance, Men Without Hats
Save Tonight, Eagle Eye Cherry
She Blinded Me With Science, Thomas Dolby
The Sign, Ace of Base
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It), Beyonce Knowles
Somewhere Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion), Various Artists
Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth With Money in My Hand, Various Artists
Steal My Sunshine, Len
Tainted Love (Where Did Our Love Go), Soft Cell
Take on Me, a-ha
Telephone, Lady Gaga
Too Shy, Kajagoogoo
Tubthumping, Chumbawamba
Tuff Enuff, The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Turning Japanese, The Vapors
Two of Hearts, Stacey Q
Video Killed the Radio Star, Presidents of the United States of America
Walk Like an Egyptian, The Bangles
Walk The Dinosaur, Was (Not Was)
Walking In Memphis, Marc Cohn
Walking on Sunshine, Katrina & the Waves
We're Not Gonna Take It, Various Artists
What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy), Information Society
What's Up?, 4 Non Blondes
Whip It, Devo
Wicked Game, Chris Isaak
867-5309/Jenny, Tommy Tutone
99 Luftballons, Nena

gblowfish 12-01-2012 05:25 PM

Wiki is your friend:

ChiefsandO'sfan 12-01-2012 05:26 PM

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hometeam 12-01-2012 05:26 PM

Gotta have Axel F on there. It was a 5 time one hit wonder.

Lumpy 12-01-2012 05:26 PM

"Relax" Frankie Goes To Hollywood

rabblerouser 12-01-2012 05:27 PM

Escape Club - Wild Wild West
Jesus Jones - Right Here Right Now
EMF - Unbeliveable
Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
Cry Of Love - Peace Pipe

Lumpy 12-01-2012 05:27 PM

"Turning Japanese" The Vapors


Lumpy 12-01-2012 05:28 PM

"Funky Town" Lips, Inc.

Fire Me Boy! 12-01-2012 05:29 PM


Originally Posted by gblowfish (Post 9168796)

There's a lot of crap on there. I don't want a definitive list of everything. Just the good ones. :)

Fire Me Boy! 12-01-2012 05:30 PM

Cars, Alex F, Relax, Turning Japanese already on the list. :)

Will look for some of your suggestions, Driving Wheel.

Lumpy 12-01-2012 05:30 PM

That's all I can think of at the moment.

Bugeater 12-01-2012 05:30 PM

Never been any reason by Head East.

tk13 12-01-2012 05:30 PM

I hate the song with the burning fire of 1000 suns, but I bet a lot of people would include Macarena.

Fire Me Boy! 12-01-2012 05:33 PM


Originally Posted by tk13 (Post 9168820)
I hate the song with the burning fire of 1000 suns, but I bet a lot of people would include Macarena.

Hell. No.

Rain Man 12-01-2012 05:33 PM

Oh, Mickey, you're so fine
You're so fine you blow my mind
Hey Mickey! Hey Mickey!

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