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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

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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    The Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace
    Ballroom Blitz - The Sweet


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    The Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace
    Ballroom Blitz - The Sweet
    Sweet also had little willie



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by MeanDean View Post
    Starland Vocal Band reminded me of another song from about that era, Wildfire. Wasn't that a One Hit Wonder? And who can forget, In the Year 2525 by Nebraska's own Zager and Evans?
    "Wildfire" was Michael Martin Murphy's only top 10 hit (on any chart, it was on adult contemp) had some other chart action. Probably qualifies

    Good call on "In the Year 2525."



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    I thought these guys were going to be pretty big but then they broke up:

    New Radicals - You Get What You Give - YouTube

    Also for you Mungo Jerry fans I actually like this song too:

    Mungo Jerry " Mighty Man " - YouTube


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Soulja boy.



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    What about In a Big Country, by Big Country, from the album Big Country?

    Big Country - In A Big Country (Official banned Music Video) - YouTube



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Sister Christian by Night Ranger. "Motoring!"


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by cowboycurtis View Post
    Sweet also had little willie
    And "Fox on the Run" and "Love is LIke Oxygen."

    All those songs seem like one-hit wonders, though, don't they?



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by cowboycurtis View Post
    Sweet also had little willie
    And Fox on the Run.


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by MadCy View Post
    What about In a Big Country, by Big Country, from the album Big Country?

    Big Country - In A Big Country (Official banned Music Video) - YouTube
    Despite the SNL skit, the album was The Crossing. And I have no idea what's up with that video.


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    The Vere AND The Verve Pipe.


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Did "Friday" already get mentioned?

    I really thought that Rebecca Black was going somewhere after that hit!



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    The Vere AND The Verve Pipe.
    The Verve Pipe-The Freshman - YouTube

    The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony - YouTube

    Good stuff!!!



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