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15 One Hit Wonders That Prove The 80s Did Everything Better

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The 80s was the golden era of pop and rock music that felt larger than life. While plenty of bands that formed in that decade went on to massive careers. Others kind of faded into obscurity after just one hit. However, in the case of these 15, those hits are still incredible over 30 years later.

A-ha - "Take On Me"

Devo - "Whip It"

Twisted Sister - "We're Not Gonna Take It"

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Relax"

Toni Basil - "Mickey"

L.A. Guns - "The Ballad of Jayne"

Dead or Alive - "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)"

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A Flock of Seagulls - "I Ran (So Far Away)"

Men Without Hats - "Safety Dance"

Bobby McFerrin - "Don't Worry Be Happy"

Michael Sembello - "Maniac"

Wall of Voodoo - "Mexican Radio"

Taco - "Puttin' On The Ritz"

Nena - "99 Luft Ballons"

The Vapors - "Turning Japanese"

What was your favorite one hit wonder from the 80s? Let us know in the comments!