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post #136 of 147
Billy Vera & The Beaters - At This Moment. A song from Family Ties that was pretty popular for a short time. Here is a link from Amazon so you can jog your memory.

post #137 of 147
Originally Posted by grinch View Post
hum - stars

Bust a Move: Young MC
post #138 of 147
Thought I would throw out some random old school hip-hop references from middle school and grade school. I don't actually own any of these albums anymore, but they epitomize the phrase, "one hit wonder" to me.

Positive K - I Got a Man
Tag Team - Whoomp There It Is
Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch - Good Vibrations
Skee-Lo - I Wish
post #139 of 147
I think some of you aren't understanding the term "one hit wonder". Alice Cooper and Phil Collins have had several hits.

Mine would be "I Believe" - Jai

Originally Posted by KrooLism View Post
How can someone release something so great and everything else so crap?
His first two solo albums "Face Value" & "Hello, I Must Be Going" were very good before he tried to become the English, caucasion version of Lionel Ritchie.
post #140 of 147

Somebody's Watching Me - Rockwell


Theme from The Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not) - Joey Scarbury

post #141 of 147

(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet by the Blues Magoos and I had Too Much to Dream by the Electric Prunes.


....(Got to love band names from the fabulous 60's)

post #142 of 147

It was interesting to catch up with some of the long forgotten memories - the more so that this thread has been just revived after 5 years.

Where I come from the following were one hit wonders, most of them many years ago:


Hot Butter - Popcorn

Space - Magic Fly

Morris Albert - Feelings

Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

Eric Carmen - All By Myself

Harry Nielson - I Can't Live (If Living Is Without You)

Stephen Bishop - On And On

Jennifer Rush - The Power Of Love

Edie Brickell - Circle

Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

post #143 of 147
Nilsson also did One, Everybody's Talkin, Coconut, Jump into the Fire, Me and my Arrow, Spaceman as well as Without You.
post #144 of 147

Indio - Big Harvest


More of a one "album" wonder as the album is fantastic beginning to end.

post #145 of 147
  • Lee Michaels from Carnival of Life - "Hello"
  • Nazz from Nazz - "Open My Eyes"
  • Leon Russell & Mark Benno from Asylum Choir II - "Ballad for a Soldier" and "Straight Brother"
  • Count Five from same - "Psychotic Reaction"
  • Love from Da Capo - "Seven & Seven Is"
  • ? and the Mysterians - "96 Tears"


    ............and that's just a start .............popcorn.gif

post #146 of 147

who ever said that we will not be able to agree on one hit wonders due to the fact that we live in different countries was right.  However from the US


Wild Thing   The Trogs

In a Gadda Da Vida    Iron Butterfly


The Hollies had many hits including He ain't Heavy, He's my brother.

Janis Joplin had many hits as well    Mercedes Benz, summertime,try etc


One more, at least I think this is a one hit wonder.


Knock on Wood    Eddie Floyd


In the year 2525 brought back memories.  Rick Evens was a fraternity brother although a few years older.  number one song fo the year 1968

post #147 of 147
Jonah Lewie. Stop the cavalry.

Captain sensible. Happy talk.

Rebel MC. Street tough. Quality.
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