60s, 70s and 80s one-hit-wonders

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  1. The thread on 70's and 80's anthems had me trawling through YouTube and in the process I came across some long forgotten one-hit-wonders that, I feel, had some merit. So for your pleasure (or pain) here is my contribution.

    60's 'Sukiyaki', Kyu Sakamoto
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtXQ31F1A-k

    70's 'The Lone Ranger', Quantum Jump
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hchOYs_d_Bw

    80's ' 'Turning Japanese', The Vapors
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEmJ-VWPDM4

    I'm not saying they were good, just pleasantly memorable.

    Any more?
     
  2. My Sharona by The Knack

    Money by The Flying Lizards

    Summer Fun by The Barracudas
     
  3. 1976 advert - 'I put on My Blue Jeans' - is sung my Dave Dundas

    better known as Lord Zetland who live just outside Catterick at Aske Hall
     
  4. She drives me crazy - Fine Young Cannibals

    The one and only - Chesney Hawks
     
  5. FYC were far from a one hit wonder mate.
     
  6. Furniture - Brilliant Mind
    Blancmange - living on the ceiling
    Japan - Life in Tokyo