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One Hit Wonders That Were Covers

Not only were these musical acts known only for one song, that song was originally performed by someone else! Name these acts whose biggest hit was a cover of someone else's song.
While these artists may have had other songs reach the charts, they are known or remembered mostly for this one song.
Last updated: December 11, 2018
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Year
Original Artist
Song
Answer
1963
Richard Berry
Louie Louie
The Kingsmen
1974
B.J. Thomas
Hooked on a Feeling
Blue Swede
1981
Gloria Jones
Tainted Love
Soft Cell
1982
The Strangeloves
I Want Candy
Bow Wow Wow
1982
Irving Berlin
Puttin' on the Ritz
Taco
1982
Falco
Der Kommissar
After the Fire
1983
Slade
Cum on Feel the Noize
Quiet Riot
1990
Prince
Nothing Compares 2 U
Sinéad O'Connor
Year
Original Artist
Song
Answer
1995
Bonnie Tyler
Total Eclipse of the Heart
Nicki French
1997
Ednaswap
Torn
Natalie Imbruglia
1998
Cyndi Lauper
Time After Time
INOJ
1998
New Order
Blue Monday
Orgy
2000
Anselm Douglas
Who Let the Dogs Out?
Baha Men
2001
Michael Jackson
Smooth Criminal
Alien Ant Farm
2005
Roxette
Listen to Your Heart
DHT
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