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Best One-Hit Wonders

Today, Sept. 25, is National One-Hit Wonder Day!

Over the years, countless songs have climbed to the top of the charts and lived on as some of the most memorable songs of all time. The artists of said songs, however, never quite saw that same level of popularity again after their song ran its course on the charts. That's a one-hit wonder for ya.

Check out some of our favorite one-hit wonders below!

"Take On Me" - a-ha (1985)

"Come On Eileen" - Dexys Midnight Runners (1982)

"Stacy's Mom" - Fountains Of Wayne (2003)

"Closing Time" - Semisonic (1998)

"Just a Friend" - Biz Markie (1989)

"Jump Around" - House of Pain (1992)

"Who Let the Dogs Out" - Baha Men (2000)

"Kiss Me" - Sixpence None The Richer (1997)

"What's Up?" - 4 Non Blondes (1992)

"Rapper's Delight" - Sugarhill Gang (1980)

"Groove Is In The Heart" - Deee-Lite (1990)

"My Own Worst Enemy" - Lit (1999)

"She's So High" - Tal Bachman (1999)

"How Bizarre" - OMC (1996)

"Torn" - Natalie Imbruglia (1997)

"There She Goes" - The La's (1990)

"Return of the Mack" - Mark Morrison (1996)

"The Reason" - Hoobastank (2003)

"Bitter Sweet Symphony" - The Verve (1997)

"Barely Breathing" - Duncan Sheik (1996)

"No Rain" - Blind Melon (1992)

"Bitch" - Meredith Brooks (1997)

"Bust a Move" - Young MC (1989)

"What Is Love" - Haddaway (1993)

"Tipsy" - J-Kwon (2004)

"Lips of an Angel" - Hinder (2005)

"I Wish" - Skee-Lo (1995)

"Mambo No. 5" - Lou Bega (1999)

"Spirit In the Sky" - Norman Greenbaum (1969)

"C'est La Vie" - B*Witched (1998)

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