Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
One Hit Wonders - 1980s
|The group The Buggles had a hit with 'Video Killed the Radio Star'. Who wrote the song and had a minor hit prior to the Buggles?||1980's One hit wonders
Bruce Wooley and the Camera Club.
'Feels Like I'm in love'. 'Angel of the morning' was Juice Newton, 'Knock on Wood' was Amii Stewart and '99 Red (Luft) Balloons' was Nena.
Was Not Was. Boom Boom Aka Lakka Lakka Boom!
Bobby McFerrin. Easy one.
Norway. Had a hit with 'Take On Me'
Dream Academy. A definite one-hit wonder. Think of all the advertisements that have used the music of this hit. There also was a version of the song recorded in the 1990s called Sunchyme.
Tiffany. The teen sensation (not for long) also had a hit with 'I think we're alone now'
Kim Carnes. Kim Carnes also did a duet with Kenny Rogers 'Don't Fall in Love With a Dreamer'
|This group took their name from the Beatles' album "Yesterday and Today" and had a hit with the song "Summertime Girls". What was their name?||Rare Early Eighties One Hit Wonders
Y&T. They were a great live band that never made it big.
Rainbow. Rainbow was formed by former Deep Purple member Ritchie Blackmore.
What Do All The People Know. The Monroes broke up before the song ever hit the airwaves.
Rickie Lee Jones. Rickie Lee Jones once had a relationship with Tom Waits.
Turn Up The Radio. Autograph originated in L.A.
Rocky Burnette. Rocky Burnette was the son of 50's star Johnny Burnette.
Donnie Iris. He was from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.
The A's. They were a band from Philadelphia.
Franke and The Knockouts. Franke and The Knockouts wanted to be a hard rock band, but radio picked up on the softer stuff.
The Salt In My Tears. Martin Briley performed with Ian Hunter before his only hit was released.
|Her remake of "Don't Make Me Over" was released in 1989. She became an overnight sensation. This hit reached the top No. 20 in the charts. Who is she? ||One Hit Wonders Of the 1980s
Sybil. Born in New Jersey, Sybil didn't really come close to stardom. She released other LPs from different record labels, which didn't do so well.