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.
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.
Oscar Flores photo
Victoria Sanchez photo
Photo: Steve Zaritsky
Photos: Courtesy David Martinez, DMBoxing.com
Mat Szwajkos/Getty Images Entertainment
Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Cem Ozdel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Estate of Leonard Freed/Magnum Photos (Brigitte Freed)
Library of Congress
Leonard Freed Estate
Sign up to get Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more delivered straight to your e-mail inbox
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.