Can You Identify These 80s One-Hit-Wonders?

One-Hit Wonders are musical artists who have just one hit song, but are unable to repeat the achievement. Wonder how many of them you remember from the 80s? Take this quiz.
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naitimp3.ru
This group had a big hit in 1980 with "Whip It."
Dazz Band
Kajagoogoo
Devo
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Question 2/12

thecurrent.org
This funk/disco band achieved musical immortality with 1980's "Funky Town."
Soft Cell
Lipps, Inc.
Dazz Band
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Question 3/12

blogspot.com
Saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. reached the top of the charts with this 1981 favorite.
Just The Two Of Us
Shake You Down
Mama Used To Say
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Question 4/12

recordsale.de
These lyrics are from what 1982 song by Soft Cell: Sometimes I feel I've got to/Run away, I've got to/Get away from the pain you drive into the heart of me
Sometimes
Just The Two Of Us
Tainted Love
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Question 5/12

the80sman.com
"Mickey" had everyone cheering in 1982. Who performed it?
Nena
Toni Basil
Minnie Ripperton
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Question 6/12

blogspot.com
Frank Zappa and daughter Moon Unit Zappa teamed up for which 1982 hit?
Too Shy
Valley Girl
Forget Me Nots
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Question 7/12

bbci.co.uk
Which band in 1983 sang the immortal words: "Come on Eileen toora ta loo rye aye"?
Chumbawumba
Dazz Band
Dexy's Midnight Runners
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Question 8/12

preciousradio.com
1984's "Centipede" was sung by the sister of what musical performer?
Lenny Kravitz
Prince
Michael Jackson
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Question 9/12

last.fm
After The Fire scored with what 1983 song?
99 Luftballoons
Tuff Enuff
Der Kommisar
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Question 10/12

singersroom.com
The Mary Jane Girls will always be remembered for this 1985 dance tune
In My House
It's Raining Men
Sugar Walls
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Question 11/12

blogspot.com
The Dirty Dancing soundtrack featured this song performed by Patrick Swayze himself.
Dance The Night Away
She's Like The Wind
Hungry Eyes
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Question 12/12

bbci.co.uk
1989's "What I Am" was sung by...
Sarah McLachlan
Amy Grant
Edie Brickell
Result
You must have been blinded by science because you weren't tuff enuff!

Touch Of Grey

dead.net
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Not a good enough score to release 99 luftballoons, but pretty good!

Don't Worry, Be Happy

singers.com
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Your hair, that is. Congrats on nailing this quiz! You really know your 80s music!

Let It Whip!

wordpress.com
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1
This group had a big hit in 1980 with "Whip It."
Dazz Band
Kajagoogoo
Devo
2
This funk/disco band achieved musical immortality with 1980's "Funky Town."
Soft Cell
Lipps, Inc.
Dazz Band
3
Saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. reached the top of the charts with this 1981 favorite.
Just The Two Of Us
Shake You Down
Mama Used To Say
4
These lyrics are from what 1982 song by Soft Cell: Sometimes I feel I've got to/Run away, I've got to/Get away from the pain you drive into the heart of me
Sometimes
Just The Two Of Us
Tainted Love
5
"Mickey" had everyone cheering in 1982. Who performed it?
Nena
Toni Basil
Minnie Ripperton
6
Frank Zappa and daughter Moon Unit Zappa teamed up for which 1982 hit?
Too Shy
Valley Girl
Forget Me Nots
7
Which band in 1983 sang the immortal words: "Come on Eileen toora ta loo rye aye"?
Chumbawumba
Dazz Band
Dexy's Midnight Runners
8
1984's "Centipede" was sung by the sister of what musical performer?
Lenny Kravitz
Prince
Michael Jackson
9
After The Fire scored with what 1983 song?
99 Luftballoons
Tuff Enuff
Der Kommisar
10
The Mary Jane Girls will always be remembered for this 1985 dance tune
In My House
It's Raining Men
Sugar Walls
11
The Dirty Dancing soundtrack featured this song performed by Patrick Swayze himself.
Dance The Night Away
She's Like The Wind
Hungry Eyes
12
1989's "What I Am" was sung by...
Sarah McLachlan
Amy Grant
Edie Brickell