40 one-hit wonders who actually weren't

POSTED: 8:19 AM Dec 15 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM May 14 2015

From Tommy Tutone to A-ha, many bands and singers slapped with the "one-hit wonder" label are actually anything but. Here are just 40 of them.

not one-hit wonders - Tommy Tutone
1 / 40
Columbia Records

Power pop band Tommy Tutone made one particular phone number all the rage in 1982 with their No. 4 hit song "867-5309/Jenny." While the band is often recalled as a one-hit wonder, it already had scored another top-40 hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with "Angel Say No" in 1980. Check out some other "one-hit wonders" that actually reached the top 40 more than once during their careers.

Popular now on WCYB.com

Around The Watercooler

Gorilla-zoo

Gorilla moons zoo visitors

A gorilla at the Como Park Zoo in St. Paul, Minnesota apparently didn't want to be watched, banging the glass and mooning zoo visitors.

burrito

Customs officers find meth hidden in burritos

An Arizona woman was arrested Friday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection found two packages of meth disguised as burritos, UPI reports.

Honey bee

Bees chase car for 2 days to rescue queen

A swarm of bees tracked down an SUV in which its queen bee was trapped inside.

handcuffs

Escapee returns to pick up fellow inmates

A 20-year-old man who escaped from a correctional facility in Alaska later returned in an SUV to help other inmates escape.

Beer battered fish mugshot

Beer-battered fish defense fails in Wisconsin

A Wisconsin man who blamed the smell of alcohol on his breath on beer-battered fish has been sentenced to prison on his 10th drunken driving conviction.

The Sheboygan Press reports that John Przybyla, 76, of Friendship, Wisconsin, was sentenced to seven years in prison and four years of extended ...

advertisement

Living Slideshows

Travel Headlines

Email Sign-Up

advertisement

Living Interactives