Top One Hit Wonders of the 1960s

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The 1960s were turbulent times, and that was just as true for music as it was for politics and social order. The doo-wop groups of the 1950s slowly faded out of fashion, and songs without lyrics occasionally hit number one on the charts. The most important bit of music history, of course, is that the 1960s saw the rise of an entirely new type of music that took the world by storm — rock ‘n' roll.

In that genre, new hit makers started to fill the airwaves with amazing songs. Unfortunately, those hit makers weren’t always able to repeat their success after their first huge hit. These one hit wonders represent some of the top songs of the ‘60s, even though the bands and singers quickly faded away. Take a look!

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