List of 1970s one-hit wonders in the United States

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This is a list of musical artists whose one hit came out in the 1970s.

Tony Burrows in 2008. He was a member of several one-hit wonder bands, including Edison Lighthouse, White Plains, The Pipkins, The Brotherhood of Man and The First Class.

The list contains recording artists who reached the Top 40 of the U.S. pop chart (the Billboard Hot 100) with just one single.

Artists in italics have only one Top 40 hit, but either

Years[edit]

1970[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"Evil Woman Don't Play Your Games With Me"CrowJanuary 10, 197019
"Venus"Shocking Blue[C10]February 7, 19701
"Baby Take Me in Your Arms"JeffersonFebruary 14, 197023
"One Tin Soldier"Original Caste[C2]February 14, 197034
"Hey There Lonely Girl"Eddie Holman[A2]February 21, 19702
"Jennifer Tomkins"The Street People[A4]March 7, 197036
"Ma Belle Amie"Tee Set[C6]March 14, 19705
"The Rapper"The JaggerzMarch 21, 19702
"Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)"Edison Lighthouse[C9][D1]March 28, 19705
"The House of the Rising Sun"Frijid Pink[C2]April 4, 19707
"Spirit in the Sky"Norman GreenbaumApril 18, 19703
"Long Lonesome Highway"Michael Parks[H1]April 18, 197020
"Tennessee Bird Walk"Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan[A3]April 25, 197023
"Reflections of My Life"Marmalade[C9]May 9, 197010
"Airport Love Theme (Gwen and Vern)"Vincent BellMay 16, 197031
"Vehicle"The Ides of MarchMay 23, 19702
"My Baby Loves Lovin'"White Plains[C2][C9][D1]June 27, 197013
"United We Stand"The Brotherhood of Man[C9][D1][J1]July 4, 197013
"Ride Captain Ride"Blues ImageJuly 11, 19704
"Mississippi Queen"Mountain[B]July 11, 197021
"O-o-h Child"Five Stairsteps[A2]July 18, 19708
"Gimme Dat Ding"The Pipkins[D1]July 18, 19709
"A Song of Joy (Himno a la Alegria)"Miguel Ríos[C8]July 18, 197014
"Mississippi"John Phillips[D2]July 18, 197032
"Go Back"Crabby AppletonJuly 18, 197036
"Are You Ready?"Pacific Gas and ElectricAugust 1, 197014
"Tighter, Tighter"Alive N Kickin'[D3]August 8, 19707
"Lay a Little Lovin' on Me"Robin McNamaraAugust 22, 197011
"Big Yellow Taxi"The NeighborhoodAugust 22, 197029
"The Sly, Slick and the Wicked"The Lost Generation[A2]August 22, 197030
"Overture from Tommy (A Rock Opera)"Assembled MultitudeAugust 29, 197016
"In the Summertime"Mungo Jerry[C9]September 12, 19703
"Rubber Duckie"Ernie[F1]September 26, 197016
"Neanderthal Man"Hotlegs[D4]September 26, 197022
"Joanne"Michael Nesmith and the First National Band[A1][D5][E1]October 3, 197021
"All Right Now"Free[C9][D6]October 17, 19704
"Do What You Wanna Do"Five Flights UpOctober 17, 197037
"God, Love and Rock and Roll"Teegarden and Van WinkleOctober 31, 197022
"Indiana Wants Me"R. Dean Taylor[C2][C9]November 7, 19705
"Somebody's Been Sleeping"100 Proof (Aged in Soul)[A2]November 14, 19708
"As the Years Go By"MashmakhanNovember 21, 197031
"Montego Bay"Bobby Bloom[C9]November 28, 19708
"Yellow River"Christie[C9]November 28, 197023
"5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years of Love)"The Presidents[A2]December 26, 197011

1971[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"For the Good Times"Ray Price[A3]January 2, 197111
"Games"RedeyeJanuary 23, 197127
"We Gotta Get You a Woman"Runt[J2]January 30, 197120
"(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden"Lynn Anderson[A3]February 13, 19713
"Precious, Precious"Jackie Moore[A2][A4]February 13, 197130
"1900 Yesterday"Liz Damon's Orient ExpressFebruary 13, 197133
"Sweet Mary"Wadsworth MansionFebruary 27, 19717
"Theme from Love Story"Francis LaiMarch 6, 197131
"D.O.A."BloodrockMarch 6, 197136
"Me and Bobby McGee"Janis Joplin[B][D7][E2]March 20, 19711
"Help Me Make It Through the Night"Sammi Smith[A3]March 27, 19718
"One Toke Over the Line"Brewer & ShipleyApril 10, 197110
"Put Your Hand in the Hand"Ocean[C2]May 1, 19712
"Stay Awhile"The Bells[C2]May 1, 19717
"Timothy"The BuoysMay 1, 197117
"Battle Hymn of Lt. Calley"C. Company featuring Terry NelsonMay 1, 197137
"Chick-a-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)"Daddy DewdropMay 8, 19719
"Here Comes the Sun"Richie Havens[G2]May 22, 197116
"I Love You for All Seasons"The FuzzMay 22, 197121
"Woodstock"Matthews Southern Comfort[D8]May 22, 197123
"Toast and Marmalade for Tea"Tin TinMay 29, 197120
"Cool Aid"Paul Humphrey and the Cool Aid ChemistsJune 12, 197129
"Funky Nassau - Part 1"The Beginning of the EndJuly 17, 197115
"Get It On"ChaseJuly 31, 197124
"Love Means (You Never Have to Say You're Sorry)"Sounds of SunshineJuly 31, 197139
"Rings"CymarronAugust 7, 197117
"Double Barrel"Dave and Ansell Collins[C9]August 7, 197122
"Resurrection Shuffle"Ashton, Gardner and DykeAugust 7, 197140
"Mr. Big Stuff"Jean Knight[A2]August 14, 19712
"What the World Needs Now Is Love/Abraham, Martin and John"Tom Clay[H4]August 14, 19718
"Smiling Faces Sometimes"The Undisputed Truth[A2][A4]September 4, 19713
"K-Jee"The Nite-Liters[A2][D9]September 11, 197139
"I Ain't Got Time Anymore"Glass Bottle[D10]September 25, 197136
"The Wedding Song (There Is Love)"Paul Stookey[D11]October 16, 197124
"Trapped By a Thing Called Love"Denise LaSalle[A2][A4]October 30, 197113
"Women's Love Rights"Laura Lee[A2]October 30, 197136
"I've Found Someone of My Own"Free Movement[A1]November 13, 19715
"Easy Loving"Freddie Hart[A3]November 20, 197117
"I'd Love to Change the World"Ten Years After[B][E3]November 20, 197140
"One Tin Soldier (The Legend of Billy Jack)"CovenNovember 27, 197126
"She's All I Got"Freddie North[A2]November 27, 197139
"Desiderata"Les Crane[H5]December 4, 19718
"Theme from Summer of '42"Peter Nero[H3]December 11, 197121
"Hallelujah"SweathogDecember 18, 197133

1972[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"An American Trilogy"Mickey Newbury[G2]January 1, 197226
"Sunshine"Jonathan EdwardsJanuary 15, 19724
"I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)"The Hillside Singers[D12]January 15, 197213
"Once You Understand"ThinkJanuary 15, 197223
"White Lies, Blue Eyes"BulletJanuary 15, 197228
"Kiss an Angel Good Morning"Charley Pride[A3][B]February 5, 197221
"Precious and Few"Climax[D13]February 26, 19723
"Joy"Apollo 100 featuring Tom ParkerFebruary 26, 19726
"Bang a Gong (Get It On)"T. Rex[C5][C9][E4]March 4, 197210
"Softly Whispering I Love You"The English CongregationMarch 4, 197229
"Jungle Fever"The ChakachasMarch 25, 19728
"Ain't Understanding Mellow"Brenda Lee Eager[A2][I1]March 25, 197221
"Crazy Mama"JJ Cale[G2]April 8, 197222
"Suavecito"MaloMay 6, 197218
"Run Run Run"Jo Jo GunneMay 6, 197227
"Mister Can't You See"Buffy Sainte-Marie[E5][G2]May 6, 197238
"Hot Rod Lincoln"Commander Cody and His Lost Planet AirmenJune 3, 19729
"Immigration Man"Crosby & Nash[B][D14]June 17, 197236
"Long Haired Lover from Liverpool"Little Jimmy Osmond[C9][D15]June 17, 197238
"Amazing Grace"Royal Scots Dragoon GuardsJuly 1, 197211
"I've Been Lonely for So Long"Frederick Knight[A2]July 8, 197227
"How Do You Do"Mouth & MacNealJuly 22, 19728
"Day By Day"Cast of Godspell[H1]July 29, 197213
"Layla"Derek and the Dominos[D47]August 5, 197210
"Gone"Joey Heatherton[H1]August 12, 197224
"Hold Your Head Up"Argent[C9]August 26, 19725
"Motorcycle Mama"SailcatAugust 26, 197212
"Small Beginnings"FlashAugust 26, 197229
"Beautiful Sunday"Daniel Boone[C9]September 16, 197215
"Easy Livin'"Uriah Heep[B][C10][E6]September 23, 197239
"Popcorn"Hot ButterOctober 21, 19729
"The City of New Orleans"Arlo Guthrie[D16][E7]October 28, 197218
"From the Beginning"Emerson, Lake & Palmer[B][E8]October 28, 197239
"Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues"Danny O'KeefeNovember 4, 19729
"All the Young Dudes"Mott the Hoople[B][C9][D17]November 11, 197237
"Convention '72"The Delegates[D10]November 18, 19728
"Thunder and Lightning"Chi ColtraneNovember 18, 197217
"American City Suite"Cashman and WestNovember 18, 197227

1973[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"Blue HazeJanuary 13, 197327
"Love Jones"Brighter Side of DarknessFebruary 3, 197316
"Why Can't We Live Together"Timmy Thomas[A2]February 10, 19733
"Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?"Hurricane Smith[G1]February 17, 19733
"Dueling Banjos"Eric Weissberg and Steve MandellFebruary 24, 19732
"Dancin' in the Moonlight"King HarvestFebruary 24, 197313
"Soul Song"Joe Stampley[A3]March 10, 197337
"Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)"Deodato[G1]March 31, 19732
"Dead Skunk"Loudon Wainwright III[D18][G2]March 31, 197316
"The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"Vicki Lawrence[A1][H1]April 7, 19731
"Walk on the Wild Side"Lou Reed[A5][A6][D19]April 28, 197316
"Daisy a Day"Jud Strunk[H2]May 19, 197314
"Wildflower"SkylarkMay 26, 19739
"Armed and Extremely Dangerous"First Choice[A2][A4][C9]May 26, 197328
"Superfly Meets Shaft"John & Ernest[D10]May 26, 197331
"Hocus Pocus"Focus[C9]June 2, 19739
"Leaving Me"The Independents[A2]June 2, 197321
"The Teddy Bear Song"Barbara Fairchild[A3]June 2, 197332
"Back When My Hair Was Short"Gunhill RoadJune 2, 197340
"Pillow Talk"Sylvia[A2][D20]June 9, 19733
"Playground in My Mind"Clint HolmesJune 16, 19732
"I'm Doin' Fine Now"New York City[A2]June 23, 197317
"Right Place Wrong Time"Dr. John[E9]June 30, 19739
"Doing It to Death"Fred Wesley and the J.B.'s[A2][D21]July 14, 197322
"Satin Sheets"Jeanne Pruett[A3]July 14, 197328
"Misdemeanor"Foster Sylvers[D22]July 28, 197322
"Soul Makossa"Manu Dibango[E10]July 28, 197335
"Brother Louie"Stories[D23]August 25, 19731
"My Maria"B. W. StevensonSeptember 29, 19739
"In the Midnight Hour"Cross Country[D24]October 13, 197330
"I Can't Stand the Rain"Ann Peebles[A2]December 22, 197338

1974[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"Painted Ladies"Ian Thomas[C2]January 12, 197434
"If We Make It Through December"Merle Haggard[A3][E11]January 19, 197428
"Americans"[J3]Byron MacGregorFebruary 9, 19744
"Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)"[J3]Gordon SinclairFebruary 9, 197424
"Jim Dandy"Black Oak ArkansasFebruary 16, 197425
"Can This Be Real"Natural Four[A2]February 16, 197431
"Midnight Rider"Gregg Allman[A5][B][D25]February 23, 197419
"Seasons in the Sun"Terry Jacks[C2]March 2, 19741
"I Love"Tom T. Hall[A3][G2]March 2, 197412
"Last Kiss"Wednesday[C2]March 2, 197434
"Rock On"David Essex[C9]March 9, 19745
"Eres Tu (Touch the Wind)"Mocedades[C8]March 23, 19749
"My Sweet Lady"Cliff DeYoung[H1]March 23, 197417
"Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo"Rick Derringer[D26]March 23, 197423
"I'll Be the Other Woman"The Soul Children[A2]March 30, 197436
"The Lord's Prayer"Sister Janet MeadApril 13, 19744
"TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)"MFSB[A2][A4][D27]April 20, 19741
"Tell Me a Lie"Sami JoApril 20, 197421
"Tubular Bells"Mike Oldfield[A4][C2][C9]May 11, 19747
"The Entertainer"Marvin Hamlisch[E12][H3]May 18, 19743
"No Charge"Melba Montgomery[A3]June 8, 197439
"Be Thankful for What You Got"William DeVaughnJune 29, 19744
"This Heart"Gene ReddingJuly 20, 197424
"Please Come to Boston"Dave Loggins[D28][G2]August 10, 19745
"The Night Chicago Died"Paper Lace[C9]August 17, 19741
"Sugar Baby Love"The Rubettes[C9]August 31, 197437
"One Day at a Time"Marilyn Sellars[A3]September 28, 197437
"Beach Baby"The First Class[D1]October 5, 19744
"Hang on in There Baby"Johnny Bristol[C9]October 5, 19748
"Fallin' in Love"Souther, Hillman, Furay Band[D29]October 5, 197427
"Life Is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me)"ReunionNovember 16, 19748
"I Can Help"Billy Swan[A3]November 23, 19741
"The Need to Be"Jim Weatherly[A3]November 23, 197411
"After the Goldrush"PreludeNovember 30, 197422
"Kung Fu Fighting"Carl Douglas[C9]December 7, 19741
"Woman to Woman"Shirley Brown[A2]December 7, 197422

1975[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"Doctor's Orders"Carol Douglas[A4]February 8, 197511
"Up in a Puff of Smoke"Polly Brown[A4][C7]March 15, 197516
"Sad Sweet Dreamer"Sweet Sensation[C9]March 22, 197514
"Shame, Shame, Shame"Shirley & CompanyMarch 29, 197512
"Lovin' You"Minnie Riperton[A2][B]April 5, 19751
"Shaving Cream"Benny BellApril 26, 197530
"Chevy Van"Sammy JohnsMay 3, 19755
"Autobahn"Kraftwerk[A4][C10][E13]May 3, 197525
"How Long?"AceMay 31, 19753
"Judy Mae"Boomer Castleman[D30]June 14, 197533
"Lizzie and the Rainman"Tanya Tucker[A3]June 14, 197537
"I'm Not Lisa"Jessi Colter[A3][E11]June 21, 19754
"Love Won't Let Me Wait"Major Harris[A2]June 21, 19755
"The Last Farewell"Roger Whittaker[C9]June 21, 197519
"Magic"Pilot[C9]July 12, 19755
"The Hustle"Van McCoy[A2][A4][C9]July 26, 19751
"Rockin' Chair"Gwen McCrae[A2][A4]August 2, 19759
"Dynomite–Part 1"Tony Camillo's BazukaAugust 2, 197510
"(Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) Love Being Your Fool"Travis WammackAugust 16, 197538
"Third Rate Romance"Amazing Rhythm Aces[A3]September 13, 197514
"Black Superman–'Muhammad Ali'"Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa BandSeptember 13, 197521
"Your Love"Graham Central StationSeptember 20, 197538
"Feelings"Morris AlbertOctober 25, 19756
"Eighteen with a Bullet"Pete WingfieldNovember 29, 197515
"I Wanta Do Something Freaky to You"Leon Haywood[A2][A4]December 13, 197515
"I'm on Fire"5000 Volts[C9]December 13, 197526

1976[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"Let's Live Together"The Road ApplesJanuary 10, 197635
"Baby Face"Wing and a Prayer Fife and Drum Corps[A4]March 6, 197614
"Love Hurts"Nazareth[C2][C9]March 13, 19768
"The White Knight"Cledus Maggard & the Citizen's Band[F2]March 13, 197619
"Junk Food Junkie"Larry Groce[H4]March 20, 19769
"Love Is the Drug"Roxy Music[B][C2][C9][E14]March 20, 197630
"We Can't Hide it Anymore"Larry SantosApril 10, 197636
"Welcome Back"John Sebastian[D31]May 8, 19761
"Fooled Around and Fell in Love"Elvin Bishop[D32]May 22, 19763
"Union Man"Cate Bros.May 22, 197624
"Happy Days"Pratt & McClainJune 5, 19765
"Movin'"Brass Construction[A2][A4][C9]June 26, 197614
"Making Our Dreams Come True"Cyndi GreccoJuly 3, 197625
"Afternoon Delight"Starland Vocal BandJuly 10, 19761
"Save Your Kisses for Me"Brotherhood of Man[C9][J1]July 10, 197627
"The Boys Are Back in Town"Thin Lizzy[A5][C9][E15]July 24, 197612
"I'm Easy"Keith Carradine[H1]August 7, 197617
"Turn the Beat Around"Vicki Sue Robinson[A4]August 14, 197610
"Teddy Bear"Red Sovine[A3][E16]August 28, 197640
"Play That Funky Music"Wild CherrySeptember 18, 19761
"Street Singin'"Lady FlashSeptember 18, 197627
"Wham Bam"SilverOctober 2, 197616
"A Fifth of Beethoven"Walter Murphy and the Big Apple BandOctober 9, 19761
"Disco Duck (Part 1)"Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots[H4]October 16, 19761
"Did You Boogie (With Your Baby)"Flash Cadillac & the Continental KidsOctober 23, 197629
"You Are My Starship"Norman Connors[A2]November 6, 197627
"Anything You Want"John ValentiNovember 6, 197637
"Nadia's Theme (The Young and The Restless)"Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr.December 11, 19768

1977[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"Jeans On"David DundasJanuary 29, 197717
"Whispering/Cherchez La Femme/Se Si Bon"Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band[A4]January 29, 197727
"In the Mood"Henhouse Five Plus TooFebruary 5, 197740
"Living Next Door to Alice"SmokieFebruary 26, 197725
"Spring Rain"SilvettiMarch 19, 197739
"Disco Lucy (I Love Lucy Theme)"Wilton Place Street Band[A4]April 9, 197724
"Love in C Minor"Cerrone[A4][C3]April 9, 197736
"Don't Give Up on Us"David Soul[A1][H1]April 16, 19771
"Tryin' to Love Two"William Bell[A2][C9]April 30, 197710
"Sometimes"Facts of Life[A2]April 30, 197731
"Old Fashioned Boy (You're the One)"StallionApril 30, 197737
"Cherry Baby"Starz[D33]May 7, 197733
"Dancin' Man"QMay 14, 197723
"Slow Down"John Miles[C9]June 11, 197734
"Ariel"Dean Friedman[C9]June 25, 197726
"Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky)"Maynard Ferguson[A4]June 25, 197728
"Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky)"Bill Conti[H3]July 2, 19771
"Undercover Angel"Alan O'Day[G2]July 9, 19771
"Angel in Your Arms"HotJuly 16, 19776
"Devil's Gun"C.J. and Co.July 16, 197736
"Do You Wanna Make Love"Peter McCannAugust 6, 19775
"It's a Crazy World"Mac McAnally[A3][D34][G2]August 13, 197737
"Telephone Man"Meri WilsonAugust 20, 197718
"Slide"Slave[A2][A4]August 20, 197732
"Black Betty"Ram JamSeptember 3, 197718
"Float On"The Floaters[A2]September 17, 19772
"Smoke from a Distant Fire"Sanford/Townsend BandSeptember 17, 19779
"Cat Scratch Fever"Ted Nugent[A5][B][D35][E17]October 8, 197730
"You Light Up My Life"Debby Boone[A1][A3][D36]October 15, 19771
"The King Is Gone"Ronnie McDowell[A3]October 22, 197713
"Heaven on the 7th Floor"Paul Nicholas[C9][H1]November 26, 19776
"You Can't Turn Me Off (In the Middle of Turning Me On)"High Inergy[A2][A4]December 24, 197712

1978[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"Short People"Randy Newman[B][E12][G2][H3]January 28, 19782
"Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"Santa Esmeralda[A4]February 18, 197815
"Native New Yorker"Odyssey[C9]February 18, 197821
"Emotion"Samantha SangMarch 18, 19783
"Falling"LeBlanc and CarrApril 1, 197813
"Theme Song from Which Way Is Up"Stargard[A2][A4][C9]April 1, 197821
"I'm Gonna Take Care of Everything"RubiconApril 22, 197828
"Werewolves of London"Warren Zevon[A5][B]May 13, 197821
"Let's All Chant"Michael Zager Band[A2][A4]May 20, 197836
"Because the Night"Patti Smith Group[C9][E18]June 24, 197813
"Almost Summer"Celebration featuring Mike Love[D37]June 24, 197828
"Dance Across the Floor"Jimmy "Bo" Horne[A2][A4]June 24, 197838
"Chattanooga Choo Choo"Tuxedo JunctionJuly 1, 197832
"I Can't Stand the Rain"Eruption[A4]July 8, 197818
"Thank God It's Friday"Love & Kisses[A4]July 22, 197822
"My Angel Baby"Toby Beau[A1]August 12, 197813
"King Tut"Steve Martin[B][H1][H2] and the Toot Uncommons[D38]August 12, 197817
"Magnet and Steel"Walter EganAugust 26, 19788
"Rivers of Babylon"Boney M[A4][C10]August 26, 197830
"Think It Over"Cheryl Ladd[H1]September 9, 197834
"Fool (If You Think It's Over)"Chris Rea[A1][C9][C10]September 16, 197812
"Love Is in the Air"John Paul YoungOctober 14, 19787
"5.7.0.5."City Boy[C9]October 14, 197827
"Hot Child in the City"Nick Gilder[C2]October 28, 19781
"I Will Still Love You"StoneboltOctober 28, 197829
"One Nation Under a Groove"Funkadelic[A2][A4][D39]November 18, 197828
"Run for Home"Lindisfarne[C9]December 9, 197833
"There'll Never Be"Switch[A2]December 9, 197836
"I Love the Nightlife (Disco 'Round)"Alicia Bridges[A4]December 23, 19785

1979[edit]

SongPerformerPeak datePeak
"New York Groove"Ace Frehley[D40]February 3, 197913
"Don't Hold Back"Chanson[A4]February 3, 197921
"Got to Be Real"Cheryl Lynn[A2][A4]February 17, 197912
"Shake It"Ian Matthews[D41]February 17, 197913
"Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet"GonzalezMarch 10, 197926
"What You Won't Do for Love"Bobby Caldwell[A2]March 24, 19799
"Heaven Knows"Brooklyn Dreams[I2]March 31, 19794
"Chase"Giorgio Moroder[A4][C9][G1]March 31, 197933
"Bustin' Loose, Part 1"Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers[A2][E19]April 7, 197934
"Knock on Wood"Amii Stewart[A2][C9]April 21, 19791
"Livin' It Up (Friday Night)"Bell and James[G2]April 21, 197915
"Music Box Dancer"Frank Mills[A1][C2]May 5, 19793
"Sweet Lui-Louise"Ironhorse[D42]May 5, 197936
"Stumblin' In"Suzi Quatro[C1][C9][E20] and Chris Norman[D43]May 12, 19794
"I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl)"Instant Funk[A4]May 12, 197920
"Don't You Write Her Off"McGuinn, Clark and Hillman[D44]May 12, 197933
"Such a Woman"TycoonMay 26, 197926
"(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right"Barbara Mandrell[A3]June 2, 197931
"It Must Be Love"Alton McClain and DestinyJune 9, 197932
"Just When I Needed You Most"Randy VanWarmer[G2]June 16, 19794
"Get Used to It"Roger VoudourisJune 16, 197921
"Don't Ever Want To Lose You"New EnglandJune 16, 197940
"Ring My Bell"Anita Ward[A4]June 30, 19791
"Makin' It"David Naughton[H1]July 21, 19795
"Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now"McFadden & Whitehead[A2][G1]July 21, 197913
"Kiss in the Dark"Pink Lady[C5]August 4, 197937
"You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else"Jones Girls[A2][A4]August 18, 197938
"Morning Dance"Spyro GyraAugust 25, 197924
"Oh Well"The RocketsSeptember 1, 197930
"Girl of My Dreams"Bram Tchaikovsky[D45]September 1, 197937
"Saturday Night"Herman BroodSeptember 8, 197935
"Cruel to Be Kind"Nick Lowe[C2][C9][G1][G2]September 29, 197912
"Driver's Seat"Sniff 'n' the Tears[C6]September 29, 197915
"Born to Be Alive"Patrick HernandezSeptember 29, 197916
"Rolene"Moon MartinOctober 13, 197930
"Hold On"Ian GommOctober 27, 197918
"Pop Muzik"M[C9]November 3, 19791
"Street Life"The Crusaders[A2][B]November 10, 197936
"Come to Me"France Joli[A4]November 17, 197915
"Please Don't Leave"Lauren WoodNovember 24, 197924
"Rainbow Connection"Kermit the Frog[F1]November 24, 197925
"If You Want It"NiteflyteDecember 1, 197937
"I Still Have Dreams"Richie Furay[D46]December 15, 197939
"Video Killed the Radio Star"[J4]The Buggles[C9]December 15, 197940

Notes[edit]

Several artists in the list (marked in italics on the main tables) are worth noting for achieving success or popularity outside of the Billboard Hot 100:

Several other artists are worth noting for achieving success or popularity in other fields outside of the music industry:

Several songs on the list also feature credited appearances by artists with two or more Top 40 hits, either as featured artists or collaborating artists (I).

Additional notes

See also[edit]