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  There are 30 quizzes and 310 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Obscure One Hit Wonders of the Eighties

This quiz will feature one obscure one-hit wonder for each year of the eighties decade. Each correct song or artist made the Top Forty on the US charts.
Tough (10 qns)
shanteyman
2250 plays
2
80s One Hit Wonders Vol. 4

The next in the continuing series of flashes in the pan during the decade. All had U.S. Billboard Top 40 hits only once in their careers. Who were they? Let's find out.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
2742 plays
3
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1982

What do candy, the Florida Keys, and Pac Man all have in common? They were all subjects of one hit wonders from 1982. Here is the third lyrics quiz in this spectacular series. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
apathy100
2784 plays
4
80s One Hit Wonders Vol. 5

The continuing series of songs that made quick cash for the artists, who then disappeared from the music scene after their one hit. All are Billboard U.S. Top 40 hits. Good luck and enjoy.
Tough (10 qns)
fredsixties
2334 plays
5
80s One Hit Wonders Vol. 6

The next entry in the series, these song made it to the U.S. Billboard Top 40, but the artists could never duplicate that success again. See how many you remeber. Good luck and enjoy it.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
2994 plays
6
80s One Hit Wonders Vol. 3

The continuing series of songs that made the artists household names for a flash. All were U.S. Billboard Top 40. See how many you can remember. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
3108 plays
7
One Hit Wonders of the 80s

Remember all that quirky music during the 1980's. Here are 10 questions about one-hit wonders in the U.S. during the 80s. They may have had other borderline hits, but they are generally known for one huge hit.
Average (10 qns)
wahoowa94
3903 plays
8
80s One Hit Wonders Vol. 2

The next entry in this series of songs and artists that were "flashes in the pan" in the 80s. All were Billboard U.S. Top 40 hits. See how many you can remember. Good luck and enjoy.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
2694 plays
9
80s One Hit Wonders Vol. 7

The final installment for this series, which showcases artists that had their shot at fame and could only muster one hit song. All are U.S. Billboard Top 40. Good luck and thanks for playing.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1860 plays
10
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1983

Metallica, Def Leppard, and Quiet Riot sparked the rock world. The Police would release their popular "Synchronicity". In the midst of all of this, some of the most famous one hit wonders would emerge. What do you know about these single song wonders?
Average (10 qns)
apathy100
3828 plays
11
Match The 1980s One Hit Wonders And Artists

Each of these 1980s songs was the artist's only appearance in the US Billboard Top 40. Match the song with the artist who recorded it.
Average (10 qns)
wilbill
Dec 02 16
339 plays
12
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1980

The following quiz is the first in a new quiz series. You will be given a segment of lyrics from a popular one hit wonder song from the year 1980. You must complete the missing lyrics. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
apathy100
1653 plays
13
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1984

Marvin Gaye's death makes the headlines, while MTV launches its first ever music video awards. Nena, Scandal, and Tracy Ullman go into the history books as one hit wonders. How well do you remember 1984?
Average (10 qns)
apathy100
1491 plays
14
Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow

The 1980's were a great decade for one-hit wonders, especially unusual ones. This quiz includes a disco-rap-new wave fusion, a German war protest, a sequel by a different singer, a spaghetti western, a 2-time hit, and a hit by a disbanded group.
Average (10 qns)
Eauhomme
612 plays
15
80's One Hit Wonders Vol. 1

Ok, its time the satsify the MTV generation. Here is your chance. All of these acts had their 15 minutes of fame in the 1980's. They all had only one song make the Billboard U.S. Top 40 in their careers. Just remember to have fun and enjoy the memories.
Tough (10 qns)
fredsixties
1806 plays
16
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1981

1981 brought us the Reagan assassination attempt, the abolishment of capital punishment in France, and the launching of MTV. With MTV came great one hit wonders. How well do you know the lyrics to these songs?
Tough (10 qns)
apathy100
1071 plays
17
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1988

Michael Jackson's "Neverland" ranch is purchased. Sonny Bono is elected as mayor of Palm Springs. Supertramp disbands. 1988 was also a year noted for many popular one hit wonders. How well do you remember the lyrics to these songs?
Average (10 qns)
apathy100
1290 plays
18
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1986

What do science class, cereal, and cowboys have in common? Well, they were all incorporated into popular one hit wonder songs of 1986. Take this lyrical quiz for more information on one hit wonders from this year!
Tough (10 qns)
apathy100
906 plays
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One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1980-1989

In this eleventh quiz in my series, we will look at ten one hit wonder bands that did not make the original cut of 80s quizzes. How well do you know the lyrics of these popular one hit wonders?
Average (10 qns)
apathy100
1611 plays
20
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1985

It was the year to take a stand against hunger in Africa. 1985 saw three one hit wonder songs that were produced to raise money for Africa. What do you remember about these songs as well as other popular one hit wonders?
Average (10 qns)
apathy100
1842 plays
21
One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1989

In 1989, ten one hit wonder songs made the Billboard top 15 at some point during the year. This quiz is on the lyrics of these successful songs.
Difficult (10 qns)
apathy100
1041 plays
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One Hit Wonder Lyrics By Year: 1987

The formation of many long-term and successful bands such as Alice In Chains, Nirvana, and Green Day took place in 1987. This year also offered a slew of short termed one hit wonder artists as well. How well do you remember the lyrics of these artists?
Average (10 qns)
apathy100
1245 plays
23
One (or Two) Hit Wonders in the 80s

This is a quiz on One Hit Wonders of the 80s.
Average (10 qns)
Wallos
10329 plays
24
80s One Hit Wonders in the USA I

The first installment of 80s One Hit Wonders. This time it's the artist's name given. You name the song they made popular. Good luck! P.S. These are OHW's based on radio airplay in AMERICA! NOT EUROPE or anywhere else!
Average (15 qns)
locke04
1644 plays
25
One-Hit Wonders VH1 Forgot

In 2009, VH1 did a special of their 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the 1980s. I think they forgot about quite a few. All data applies to the U.S. Charts and Billboard Hot 100.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
GoodVibe
669 plays
26
80s One Hit Wonders in the USA II

Part 2 in the journey down One Hit Wonder memory Lane. This time Name the artist that performed the 80's One Hit Wonder. Have fun! P.S. These are OHW's based on radio airplay in the USA, not Europe or anywhere else!
Average (15 qns)
locke04
4584 plays
27
80s One Hit Wonders

I'll name the song. You name the artist.
Average (10 qns)
peachesbns
7257 plays
28
1980's One hit wonders

Lots of obscure one hit wonders here!
Average (10 qns)
tanis5887
7284 plays
29
Rare Early Eighties One Hit Wonders

These are songs and artists that you just don't hear on the radio anymore and are hard to find in the record store. Songs that when you do hear them you think "Oh, yea I remember that!".
Average (10 qns)
jfras30
4053 plays
30
One Hit Wonders Of the 1980s

1980s hits that appeared on the charts once. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
jamaal2
3879 plays
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