Guitarists Explores 20 One Hit Wonders From The 1980s

Guitarists Explores 20 One Hit Wonders From The 1980s | Society Of Rock Videos

via Rick Beato / Youtube

Musician and content creator Rick Beato listed down his “Top 20 One Hit Wonders of the ‘80s” on his YouTube channel.

A lot of the songs included on the list became iconic and was used as a soundtrack to films and TV series. Some of these songs also inspired other artists of the new generation to make their own renditions. Check out the list below.

20. “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles
19. “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow
18. “Don’t Wanna Fall In Love” by Jane Child
17. “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” by Deniece Williams
16. “Funky Town” by Lipps Inc.
15. “Too Shy” by Kajagoogoo
14. “Somebody’s Watching Me” by Rockwell
13. “Bette Davis Eyes” by Kim Carnes
12. “Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats
11. “Walking On Sunshine” by Katrina & The Waves
10. “You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)” by Dead Or Alive
9. “Tainted Love” by Soft Cell
8. “867-5309 / Jenny” by Tommy Tutone
7. “Missing You” by John Waite
6. “Whip It” by Devo
5. “I Melt With You” by Modern English
4. “I Ran (So Far Away)” by A Flock Of Seagulls
3. “Our House” by Madness
2. “Come On Eileen” by Dexys Midnight Runners
1. “Take On Me” by A-HA

Do you agree with Beato’s list? Watch his full video below.

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