1983 One Hit Wonders & Artists Known For One Song

1983 One Hit Wonders & Artists Known For One Song
A Million Miles Away – The Plimsouls

AEIOU Sometimes Y – EBN/OZN

After I Cry Tonight – Lanier & Co

All Touch – Rough Trade

Bad, Bad Billy – Snuff

Beg, Borrow or Steal – Hughes and Thrall

Burning Heart – Vandenberg

Canvas Of Life – Minor Detail

China – Red Rockers

Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Count On Me – Gerard McMahon

Curly Shuffle – The Jump In The Saddle Band

Der Kommissar – After The Fire

Do It Again/Billie Jean – Club House

Drop The Pilot – Joan Armatrading

Electric Avenue – Eddy Grand

Escalator Of Life – Robert Hazard
(Robert also wrote Cyndi Lauper’s Girls Just Wanna Have Fun)

Everybody Knows Your Name (Cheers Theme) – Gary Portney

Fade Away – Loz Netto

Far From Over – Frank Stallone

Girls Don’t Get Lonely – Glenn Shorrock

I.O.U. – Freeze

I Couldn’t Say No – Robert Ellis Orrall with Carlene Carter

I Eat Cannibals – Total Coelo

I Know There’s Something Going On – Frida

I Melt With You – Modern English

If Love Should Go – Streets

In a Big Country – Big Country

It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls

Juicy Fruit – Mtume

Just Got Lucky – JoBoxers

Keep It Tight – Single Bullett Theory

Let Me Go – Heaven 17

Let The Music Play – Shannon

Major Tom – Peter Schilling

Maniac – Michael Sembello

Maybe This Day – Kissing The Pink

Mexican Radio – Wall of Voodoo

Midnight Blue – Louise Tucker

Never Tell An Angel (When You Heart’s On Fire) – The Stompers

Night Pulse – Double Image

One Thing Leads To Another – The Fixx

Our House – Madness

Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone – Wolf

Please Mr. Postman – Gentle Persuasion

Puttin’ On The Ritz – Taco

Reap The Wild Wind – Ultravox

Safety Dance – Men Without Hats

Scatterlings of Africa – Juluka

Searchin (I Gotta Find a man) – Hazell Dean

She Blinded Me With Science – Thomas Dolby

She’s A Beauty – The Tubes

Shiny Shiny – Haysi Fantayzee

Should I Love You – Cee Farrow

Slang Teacher/Chicken Outlaw – Wide Boy Awake

So Many Men, So Little Time – Miquel Brown

Solid Rock – Goanna

State of the Nation – Industry

Stop Doggin’ Me Around – Klique

Swingin’ – Jon Anderson

Take It Away – Big Ric

Talking In Your Sleep – The Romantics
(Best known for What I LIke About You, which didn’t crack the Top 40)

The Fanatic – Felony

The Salt In My Tears – Martin Briley

Too Shy – Kajagoogoo

What You Do To Me – Carl Wilson

Whirly Girl – Oxo

White Lines – Grandmaster Flash (The Message was released in 1982)

Who’s Behind The Door? – Zebra

Why Me? – Planet PWords – F.R. David . .