I'll throw another Canadian in the mix and say Tom Cochrane's "Life is a Highway".
My favorite is probably 99 Luftballons by Nena.
Snow-Informer was huge when I was 19 on campus at Iowa State. Every frat party played it like 3 times a night and everyone tried to sing the words.
Anyway Mine are
Devinals - I touch myself.
In honor of the Cyclones....
Marc Cohn - Walking In Memphis Official Video - YouTube
UB40 discography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (actually more than I expected)
Most of the good ones are already mentioned above
I don't know if this song ever crossed the "hit" threshold, but I remember hearing it a lot a few years ago and I have heard absolutely nothing about this band since:
I actually read this wrong and thought you said, "I used to get that song stuck in my head any time I'd have a LOVER in Memphis". I was like WTFQuote:
I used to get that song stuck in my head any time I'd have a layover in Memphis.
Not my favorite, but this is the song I always think of when the topic is one-hit wonders:
Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me