1981 One Hit Wonders & Artists Known For One Song

1981 One Hit Wonders & Artists Known For One Song
96 Tears – Garland Jeffreys

American Memories – Shamus M’Cool

Back To The 60’s – Tight Fit

Bon Bon Vie (Gimme The Good Life) – T.S. Monk

Ch Ch Cherie – Johnny Average Band

Chariots of Fire – Vangelis (This hit continued through much of 1982)

Don’t Stop The Music – Yarbrough & Peoples

Don’t Want No – Body – J.D. Drews

Double Dutch Bus – Frankie Smith

Elvira – Oak Ridge Boys

Everlasting Love – Rex Smith & Rachel Sweet

Fantastic Voyage – Lakeside

Feels Like I’m In Love – Kelly Marie

Fly Away – Peter Allen

General Hospi – Tale – The Afternoon Delights

Givin It Up For Your Love – Delbert McClinton

Hearts – Marty Balin

Heavy Metal (Takin’ A Ride) – Don Felder

Homosapian – Pete Shelley

I Surrender – Arlan Day

Johnny Are You Queer? – Josie Cotton

Just Like Paradise – Larry John McNally

Just So Lonely – Get Wet

Just The Two of Us – Grover Washington Jr. with Bill Withers

Key Largo – Bertie Higgins

Last Night a DJ Saved My Life – Indeep

Lawn Chairs – Our Daughter’s Wedding

Let Me Go – The Rings

Let’s Start II Dance Again – Hamilton Bohannon

Love Light – Yutaka with Patti Austin

Love You Like I Never Loved Before – John O’Banion

Lovin’ The Night Away – The Dillman Band

New Toy – Lene Lovich

Nicole – Point Blank

Not Fade Away – Eric Hine

Once A Night – Jackie English

One More Night – Streek

Pay You Back With Interest – Gary O’

Playing With Lightning – Shot In The Dark

Precious To Me – Phil Seymore

Proud – Joe Chemey Band

Raging Bull Theme – Joel Diamond

Rain In May – Max Werner

Ready For Love – Silverado

Right Away – Hawks

Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through – Jim Steinman

Sausalito Summernight – Diesel

Seasons – Charles Fox

Seduced – Leon Redbone

Seven Year Ache – Rosanne Cash

Shaddap You Face – Joe Dolce

Sign of the Gypsy Queen – April Wine

Stay Awake – Ronnie Lewis

Summer ’81 Medley – The Cantina Band

Sweet Baby – Stanley Clarke & George Duke

Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go – Soft Cell

Teacher Teacher – Rockpile

Tell Me About It – Lester and His Backpockets

Theme From ‘Greatest American Hero’ (Believe It Or Not) – Joey Scarbury

Toccata – Sky

Very Special – Debra Laws

Walking Into Sunshine – Central Line

Walking On Thin Ice – Yoko Ono

Wasn’t That a Party – The Rovers

What Are We Doing In Love – Dottie West with Kenny Rogers

What She Does To Me (The Diana Song) – The Producers

Where’s Your Angel? – Lani Hall

WKRP IN Cincinnatti – Steve Carlisle

You Could Take My Heart Away – Silver Condor