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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by CtownCyclone View Post
    Yeah, the guy who wrote the second post saw it.



    I actually did not see the movie, but remember the song.
    Very well. Went straight to the last page haha.


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by CynadoAlley View Post
    Very well. Went straight to the last page haha.
    Since ISUAgronomist has been somewhat MIA, I figured I'd have to pull my weight to alert you to that fact!



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    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

    Rappers Delight
    Devinals - I touch myself.
    Rappers delight cannot be considered, sugarhill gang was not a one hit wonder group.

    You may have heard this a few times at ISU events:

    Sugarhill Gang Apache (Jump On It) - YouTube


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Rick Astley...remember getting Rick Roll'd? Those were great:

    Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up - YouTube


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Not sure I could rank my favorites, but a few "Classic" 1-Hitters (only the tip of the iceberg):

    "Stuck in the Middle With You," Stealers Wheel

    "96 Tears," ? and the Mysterians

    "Tainted Love," Soft Cell

    "Cars," Gary Numan (if you assume US charts -- actually had a ton of charting singles in UK)



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    Rick Astley...remember getting Rick Roll'd? Those were great:

    Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up - YouTube
    Oh, no, no, my friend. As a longtime fan of the skinny Mr. Astley, he also had "Together Forever" and "It Would Take a Strong Strong Man" do well. (Rickrolling debauched the career of a bass-y redheaded demigod.)


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Alabama Shakes -- Hold On


    Calling it early.



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    Not sure I could rank my favorites, but a few "Classic" 1-Hitters (only the tip of the iceberg):

    "Stuck in the Middle With You," Stealers Wheel

    "96 Tears," ? and the Mysterians

    "Tainted Love," Soft Cell

    "Cars," Gary Numan (if you assume US charts -- actually had a ton of charting singles in UK)
    Have you ever heard the long version of this? It just keeps going and going. I think it is like 9-11 minutes long.



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    Have you ever heard the long version of this? It just keeps going and going. I think it is like 9-11 minutes long.
    Yes.

    I like that version probably better than radio-length version.



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    Yes.

    I like that version probably better than radio-length version.
    I like the song, but remember being in the car and wondering how long it would go. :)



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Stacy's Mom- Fountains of Wayne


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    I agree. We didn't choose Iowa State because it is easy. We chose Iowa State because it is awesome.
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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by shagcarpetjesus View Post
    Would this even have been considered a hit? I've been a Guster fan for years & I would think their biggest "hit" over the years would probably be "Fa Fa".

    Guster - Fa Fa - YouTube
    It's a hit in my book; I love that song. The guitars are so...lush.

    Has anyone said Nada Surf "Popular" or Dishwalla "Counting Blue Cars" yet? Or Superdrag's "Sucked Out"? Yeah, that's right, I grew up on mid-90s MTV. Buzz Clips 4 LIFE!



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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Stacy's Mom- Fountains of Wayne
    First, I think I have a crush on Angie! Lovin your taste in music with the Possum Kingdom choice, but The Toadies are no one hit wonder. Love me some Toadies. And whoever rocked the Romeo Void - mad props.

    A couple of favorites:

    Geto Boys...Damn It Feels Good to be a Gangster: Geto Boys - Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta [Explicit] - YouTube

    Afroman...Because I got High: Afroman - Because I Got High - YouTube

    After that:
    Modern English - Melt With You
    Sly Fox - Lets Go All the Way
    Red Rider - Lunatic Fringe
    Fountains of Wayne - Radiation Vibe
    Hum - Stars
    Molley Hatchet - Dreams I'll Never See
    Saga - On the Loose
    Seether - Careless Whisper
    Aldo Nova - Fantasy
    Sherif - When I'm With You


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    First, I think I have a crush on Angie! Lovin your taste in music with the Possum Kingdom choice, but The Toadies are no one hit wonder. Love me some Toadies. And whoever rocked the Romeo Void - mad props.

    A couple of favorites:

    Geto Boys...Damn It Feels Good to be a Gangster: Geto Boys - Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta [Explicit] - YouTube

    Afroman...Because I got High: Afroman - Because I Got High - YouTube

    After that:
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    Sly Fox - Lets Go All the Way
    Red Rider - Lunatic Fringe
    Fountains of Wayne - Radiation Vibe
    Hum - Stars
    Molley Hatchet - Dreams I'll Never See
    Saga - On the Loose
    Seether - Careless Whisper
    Aldo Nova - Fantasy
    Sherif - When I'm With You
    I've been listening to Hell Below/Stars Above at work today. I love some Toadies, too. They had a concert a few years ago in Omaha when they got back together, I kick myself that I missed it.

    I forgot about Warren G - "Regulate."

    And I freaking love Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark's "If You Leave."


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    Re: One-Hit Wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    First, I think I have a crush on Angie! Lovin your taste in music with the Possum Kingdom choice, but The Toadies are no one hit wonder. Love me some Toadies. And whoever rocked the Romeo Void - mad props.

    A couple of favorites:

    Geto Boys...Damn It Feels Good to be a Gangster: Geto Boys - Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta [Explicit] - YouTube

    Afroman...Because I got High: Afroman - Because I Got High - YouTube

    After that:
    Modern English - Melt With You
    Sly Fox - Lets Go All the Way
    Red Rider - Lunatic Fringe
    Fountains of Wayne - Radiation Vibe
    Hum - Stars
    Molley Hatchet - Dreams I'll Never See
    Saga - On the Loose
    Seether - Careless Whisper
    Aldo Nova - Fantasy
    Sherif - When I'm With You

    Wait, what?



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