One Hit Wonders of the 80s

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Join PodCloud1 as we pay our respect to some hits that had only a short life.

For this feature at podcloud1, we visit the decade of big hair, shoulder pads,  where’s the beef?, valley girls, and who shot j.r.?

It’s ‘One Hit Wonders of the 80s’



Volume 8 –

We end our flashback to the eighties with one-hit wonders vol. 8.

A couple hits that even broke the top 40, but the artists didn’t return to the spotlight afterwards.These tunes were their moment of success on the charts.


Featuring Alison Moyet, Icicle Works, Benny Mardones, Double, Red Rockers, Timbuk 3,
Rockpile, and Tom Tom Club.

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Volume 7 –


It’s Back…. The soundboard series continues with another volume from the Eighties. These one hit wonders enjoyed moderate radio play, even a couple made it all the way to number 1, and then disappeared, back to dusty shelves of used record stores.

Featuring: After The Fire, Toni Basil, Gary Numan,  Boys Don’t Cry, Bobby McFerrin, Planet P Project, Nena, and Jim Steinman.


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Volume 6 –


Step into the musical time capsule once again, as we travel back to the eighties for more one hit wonders.
These songs made a name for the artists, and in many cases are the song they’ll be remembered for.  But reproducing that hit formula proved to be harder than it seemed.
Featuring: Nik Kershaw, Thomas Dolby, Dexy’s Midnight Runners,The Plimsouls,
Johnny Hates Jazz, The Korgis, and Bob & Doug McKenzie.
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Volume 5 –

More 80s hits from artists that only graced the top-40 one time in their careers.

Featuring: Matthew, Wilder, Danny Wilson, Jeff Healy Band, Lipps Inc, Romeo Void, Godley & Creme, Glass Tiger, and Fabulous Thunderbirds.

The Eighties live on with this pod!


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Volume 4 –

The popular soundboard series returns with a new volume of 80s classics that made a name for the artist on the charts-but they never were able to re-capture the glory again.

Featuring: Frank Zappa & Moon, Harold Faltermeyer, Aldo Nova, Sheriff, Charlie Dore, Rocky Burnette, The System, and Peter Schilling.

It’s like the sound is still coming from your boombox!

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Volume 3 –


Time to travel back to the 80’s again as our series continues with One Hit Wonders volume 3.
Songs that will remind you what was pumping on your radio back in the day.
Featuring Moving Pictures, Phil Seymour, Kajagoogoo, Hipsway, and Kings plus more.

These artisits never scored another hit hit on the top 40 again.


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Volume 2 –


Our series continues with another batch of one hit wonders from the eighties. These tunes were featured on the radio and early years of Mtv…but proved to be the only tune that would hit the top 40 for the artists.

featuring: The Vapors, Honeymoon Suite, Jim Carroll Band, Marshall Crenshaw and more.


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Volume 1-

It’s Volume One of our series exploring the One Hit Wonders of the 1980s.

These songs charted well for the artists at first….but proved to be their only song to hit the top 40.


Featuring: Steve Forbert, Joboxers, Frida, Re-Flex, T’Pau and Edie Brickell & New Bohemians and others.

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