National One-Hit Wonder Day: Favorite long-lost hits

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Sept. 25 is National One-Hit Wonder Day! A day where we can celebrate those songs that topped the charts but then their performers faded away from the music scene.

What are some of your favorite one-hit wonders? Let us know on our social media pages!

Below are some of the ABC4 staff’s favorite ‘one-hit wonders’:

  • Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
  • Take on Me – a-ha
  • Jump Around – House of Pain
  • Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) – The Penguins
  • Shake it – Metro Station
  • Tip Toe Thru the Tulips – Tiny Tim
  • Come on Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners
  • Video Killed the Radio Star – The Buggles
  • Bad Day – Daniel Powter
  • Brandy – Looking Glass
  • Afternoon Delight – Starland Vocal Band
  • Kung Fu Fighting – Carl Douglas
  • I Want Candy – Bow Wow Wow
  • It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls
  • Keep Your Hands to Yourself – The Georgia Satellites
  • What is Love – Haddaway
  • Macarena -Los Del Rio
  • Mambo No. 5 – Lou Bega
  • I Can See Clearly Now – Johnny Nash
  • Stuck in the Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
  • The Middle – Jimmy Eat World
  • Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Hey There Delilah – Plain White T’s
  • My Sharona – The Knack
  • Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
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