Popular One Hit Wonders of 1975: Pop Songs Trivia and Lists

1975 One Hit Wonders & Artists Known For One Song

A Friend of Mine Is Going Blind
John Dawson Read
John Dawson Read is a British singer-songwriter who gained recognition during the 1970s folk music scene.
Action Speaks Louder Than Words
Chocolate Milk
Chocolate Milk is an American funk and soul band from New Orleans, Louisiana, known for their horns and rhythm section blend.
Ain’t That Peculiar
Diamond Reo
Diamond Reo was an American rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, active in the 1970s and named after a model of truck.
All Right Now
Lea Roberts
Lea Roberts is an American soul singer, active in the 1970s, who Barry White discovered.
Pure Prairie League
Pure Prairie League is an American country rock band, originating from Waverly, Ohio, known for their contribution to the development of country rock.
Astral Man
Nektar is an English progressive rock band, formed in Germany in 1969, and known for their concept albums.
Ballroom Blitz
Sweet is a British glam rock band that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s, known for their harmonious vocal style.
Black Superman “Muhammed Ali”
Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band
Johnny Wakelin is a British pop singer who found fame with a series of songs inspired by boxer Muhammad Ali.
Bump Me Baby Part 1
Dooley Silverspoon
Dooley Silverspoon was an American soul singer from the 1970s, best known for his work with the producer Sonny Casella.
Bye Bye Baby
U.S. 1
U.S. 1 was an American pop band active in the mid-1970s, which consisted of studio musicians from Philadelphia.
Call Me Your Anything Man
Bobby Moore
Bobby Moore, an American R&B singer from New Orleans, Louisiana, achieved his greatest successes in the mid-1970s.
Chevy Van
Sammy Johns
Sammy Johns was an American country singer-songwriter best known for his million-selling 1975 hit single “Chevy Van”.
Chinese Kung Fu
Banzaii was a French funk and disco band active during the mid-1970s.
Costafine Town
Splinter was an English two-man vocal group from South Shields, England, introduced to the music industry by The Beatles’ George Harrison.
Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You
Sugarloaf with Jerry Corbetta
Sugarloaf was an American rock band in the 1970s led by singer and keyboardist Jerry Corbetta, who after the disbandment of Sugarloaf, continued to work as a solo artist.
Don’t It Make You Wanna Dance?
Rusty Wier
Rusty Wier was a singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas, who was instrumental in developing the “outlaw country” genre.
Dear Prudence
Katfish was an American band, known for their cover versions of songs by The Beatles.
Dynomite – part 1
Tony Camillo’s Bazuka
Tony Camillo is an American record producer, arranger, and songwriter, known for his diverse work in the music industry in the 70s.
Ease on Down the Road
Consumer Rapport
Consumer Rapport was an American R&B group from New Jersey that was active in the 1970s.
Eighteen With A Bullet
Pete Wingfield
Pete Wingfield is a British record producer, keyboardist, and music journalist known for his contribution to the British soul and R&B scene in the 70s.
El Bimbo
Bimbo Jet
Bimbo Jet was a French Euro disco group led by Claude Morgan and Laurent Rossi, that gained international fame during the summer of 1975.
Everybody Wants To Find A Bluebird
Randy Edelman
Randy Edelman is an American musician, composer, and producer known for his work in scoring films and television.
Morris Albert
Morris Albert is a Brazilian singer and songwriter, best known for his 1975 hit single “Feelings”.
Foot Stompin Music
Hamilton Bohannon
Hamilton Bohannon was an American percussionist, band leader, songwriter and record producer who was one of the leading figures in 1970s disco music.
For Your Love
Christopher Paul and Shawn
Christopher Paul and Shawn was a 1970s American musical duo composed of Christopher Paul Nowland and Shawn Everett Jones.
Future Shock
Hello People
Hello People was a rock group that was created in New York City in late 1967, best known for their fusion of rock and mime performances.
Gee Baby
Peter Shelley
Peter Shelley was a British singer-songwriter and the co-founder of Magnet Records.
Hey There Little Firefly Part 1
Firefly was a pop group that was active during the 1970s, and are best known for their single “Hey There Little Firefly”.
How Long
Ace was a British rock band, that enjoyed moderate success in the 1970s; their drummer, Fran Byrne, was previously a member of the band “Kilburn and the High-Roads”.
I Go To Pieces
Cotton Lloyd & Christian
Cotton, Lloyd and Christian was an American soft rock trio, best known for their version of “I Go To Pieces”.
I Just Can’t Say Goodbye
Philly Devotions
Philly Devotions was a soul vocal group from Philadelphia that was active during the 1970s.
I’m Not LIsa
Jessi Colter
Jessi Colter is an American country music artist who was one of the few female artists to emerge from the mid-1970s “outlaw country” movement.
I’m On Fire
5000 Volts
5000 Volts was a British disco recording act that succeeded throughout Europe in the 1970s.
Isn’t It Lonely Together
Stark and McBrien
Stark and McBrien were an American pop duo consisting of Jim Stark and John McBrien, who were active in the mid-1970s.
Judy Mae
Boomer Castleman
Boomer Castleman was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist who found success as a solo artist in the mid-1970s.
Life and Death In G&A
Love Childs Afro Cuban Blues Band
Love Childs Afro Cuban Blues Band was an American disco band, which included musician and producer Michael Zager.
Like A Sunday Morning
Lana Cantrell
Lana Cantrell is an Australian-American singer and entertainment lawyer. She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in the Grammy Awards of 1968.
Like They Say In L.A.
East LA Car Pool
East LA Car Pool was a Latin funk band from Los Angeles that was active during the 1970s.
Love Hurts
Nazareth is a Scottish hard rock band that gained international success in the 1970s and were known for their wide vocal style led by lead singer Dan McCafferty.
Love Is The Drug
Roxy Music
Roxy Music was an English rock band known for their sophisticated and stylistically innovative music, which laid the groundwork for many later genres including new wave and alternative rock.
Love Won’t Let Me Wait
Major Harris
Major Harris was an American R&B singer who was a former member of the Delfonics before embarking on a successful solo career.
Lovin’ You
Minnie Riperton
Minnie Riperton was an American singer-songwriter known for her five-octave coloratura soprano range and is also widely remembered as the mother of actress/comedian Maya Rudolph.
John LiVigni
John LiVigni is an American singer-songwriter known for his songs in the pop, rock and folk genres.
Pilot was a Scottish rock group, formed during 1973 in Edinburgh, known for their pop-rock sound.
Northern Light
Northern Light was a Canadian pop-rock band of the mid-1970s.
No Charge
Shirley Caesar
Shirley Caesar is an American Gospel singer, songwriter, and recording artist whose career has spanned seven decades. She is known as the “First Lady of Gospel Music”.
Only You Can
Fox was a British-based pop band popular in the mid-1970s led by Australian singer-songwriter and record producer Noosha Fox.
Party Music
Pat Lundi
Pat Lundi is an American soul and gospel singer, best known for her work as a member of the group “Gospelaires”.
Brian Protheroe
Brian Protheroe is an English musician and actor, best known for his role as the narrator on the UK television show “Catchphrase”.
Please Tell Him That I Said Hello
Debbie Campbell
Debbie Campbell is a British singer, best known for her hit song “Please Tell Him That I Said Hello”.
Please, Mr President
Paula Webb
Paula Webb is an American country and gospel singer known for her work in the mid-1970s.
Remember The Rain
The 21st Century
The 21st Century was an American R&B vocal group, active in the 1970s, which was the reformation of an earlier group called “The Majestics”.
Rockin Chair
Gwen McCrae
Gwen McCrae is an American R&B and soul singer, known for her work during the 1970s and 1980s, including the hit “Rockin’ Chair”.
Charlie Kulis
Charlie Kulis was a pop singer and songwriter active in the 1970s who later became a successful advertising executive.
Sad Sweet Dreamer
Sweet Sensation
Sweet Sensation was a British soul group that had success in the mid-1970s, and were the winners of a British television talent show “New Faces”.
Shaving Cream
Benny Bell
Benny Bell was an American singer-songwriter who achieved his greatest popularity in the 1940s and 1950s, creating many humorous and novelty songs.
Sky High
Jigsaw was an English pop music group, fronted by the singer-songwriter duo of Clive Scott and Des Dyer.
Sneakin Up Behind You
The Brecker Brothers
The Brecker Brothers was the musical duo of Michael and Randy Brecker, whose music straddled jazz, funk, R&B, and rock.
Spider Jiving
Andy Fairweather Low
Andy Fairweather Low is a Welsh guitarist, songwriter and vocalist who was a founder member of 1960s British pop band Amen Corner.
Sugar Pie Guy
The Joneses
The Joneses were an American R&B vocal group from the 1970s known for their harmonious vocal style and romantic lyrical themes.
The Blind Man In The Bleachers
Kenny Starr
Kenny Starr was an American country singer known for his 1975 hit single “The Blind Man in the Bleachers”.
The Funky Gibbon
The Goodies
The Goodies were a British comedy trio who created a highly successful TV show in the 1970s. Members Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden, and Tim Brooke-Taylor also had a string of successful novelty hits.
The Hustle
Van McCoy
Van McCoy was an American musician, record producer, arranger, songwriter, and orchestra conductor known for his R&B and soul music work.
The Last Farewell
Roger Whittaker
Roger Whittaker is a British singer-songwriter and musician known for his baritone singing voice, and has sold over 60 million records worldwide.
This Old Man
Purple Reign
Purple Reign was a British rock band active in the mid-1970s, known for their rock rendition of the children’s song “This Old Man”.
Three Steps From True Love
The Reflections
The Reflections were an American blue-eyed soul group from Detroit, Michigan, who had a hit in 1964 with “(Just Like) Romeo and Juliet”.
Up In A Puff of Smoke
Polly Brown
Polly Brown is an English singer known as the lead vocalist of Pickettywitch and Sweet Dreams, and later achieved success as a solo artist in the mid-1970s.
We Been Singin’ Songs
Baron Stewart
Baron Stewart was an American soul singer, active in the mid-1970s, who is best known for his single “We Been Singing Songs”.
What Time Of day
Billy Thundercloud
Billy Thundercloud was an American country singer of the 1970s, notable as one of the few Native American recording artists of his era.
What You Got
Duke and the Drivers
Duke and the Drivers were an American funk and R&B band from Boston, active during the mid-1970s.
When You’re Young and In Live
Ralph Carter
Ralph Carter is an American actor and singer best known for his work as a child and teenager, notably his character Michael Evans on the sitcom “Good Times”.
When You’re Young and In Love
The Choice Four
The Choice Four was an American smooth soul group, formed in Washington D.C, who were active during the 1970s.
You’re A Part Of Me
Susan Jacks
Susan Jacks is a Canadian singer-songwriter, best known for her work with the Poppy Family and for her solo career.
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