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    One-Hit Wonders

    What's your favorite one-hit wonder song, from any era? Feel free to provide links, if desired.

    I have some of their other albums, but I really enjoy The Toadies' "Possum Kingdom": The Toadies - Possum Kingdom - YouTube

    Holy crap, I'd never seen Mungo Jerry's facial hair: Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime ORIGINAL 1970 - YouTube

    Pronounced with an "umpty": Digital Undergound "Humpty Dance" - YouTube


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    That Thing You Do- Wonders aka Oneders.

    Greatest ever.



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Does it get any better than Biz Markie and Divinlys?


    ...actually yes, it get's much, much better than that, but I'm still going with them for the purposes of this thread.


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    What's your favorite one-hit wonder song, from any era? Feel free to provide links, if desired.

    I have some of their other albums, but I really enjoy The Toadies' "Possum Kingdom": The Toadies - Possum Kingdom - YouTube

    Holy crap, I'd never seen Mungo Jerry's facial hair: Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime ORIGINAL 1970 - YouTube

    Pronounced with an "umpty": Digital Undergound "Humpty Dance" - YouTube

    Digital Underground were not one hit wonders, duwatchyalike & freaks of the industry were bad *** songs also.


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonin View Post
    That Thing You Do- Wonders aka Oneders.

    Greatest ever.
    It was written to be the greatest one hit wonder ever, of course it is.


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    Love that song, especially when he gets all screechy.

    Quote Originally Posted by fatkid1974 View Post
    Digital Underground were not one hit wonders, duwatchyalike & freaks of the industry were bad *** songs also.
    Oh, they definitely had other good songs, but I don't know that they were "hits"?


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by fatkid1974 View Post
    Digital Underground were not one hit wonders, duwatchyalike & freaks of the industry were bad *** songs also.
    Good songs? Maybe. Hits? Not technically. Neither of them charted in either the US or Britain. That's usually the standard by which "one hit wonders" are judged.


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    extremely crappy song song but for some reason I love it...

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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    DOA by Bloodrock. 1970. Perhaps one of the strangest songs ever because of the topic. It's my fav because my band actually played it at a high school prom as a joke. We loved it...not sure the crowd did. Lol



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    You'll sayyyyyyy.....we got nothin' in common....



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Best one hit wonder of all time and it is not even close:


    http://youtu.be/F6TFW1F6oY0


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