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Old March 13 2010, 10:09 PM   #1
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80's One Hit Wonders

I had forgotten about a few of these.

Enjoy!
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Old March 13 2010, 11:18 PM   #2
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Re: 80's One Hit Wonders

Only this week I was reminded of this minor classic from the late 80s:



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Old March 14 2010, 05:06 AM   #3
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Re: 80's One Hit Wonders

John Picard wrote: View Post
I had forgotten about a few of these.

Enjoy!

I can't believe how many of those I remember! I loved "Let's Go All the Way" and "Don't Disturb This Groove".
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Old March 14 2010, 06:12 AM   #4
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I looked up Toni Basil who did "Mickey" in 1982 after she came up in a discussion with a friend.

She's 67 this year (23 days younger than my dad) and was 39 when the song came out - couldn't believe it
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Old March 14 2010, 06:17 AM   #5
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Re: 80's One Hit Wonders

When I posted a thread about one hit wonders, there was a lot of blowback because artists have a different number of hits depending on the country. For example, David Hasselhoff has zero hits in the USA, but he's got a few overseas.
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Old March 14 2010, 06:23 AM   #6
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Re: 80's One Hit Wonders

On the other hand, this one actually was a one-hit wonder, it being literally their only single:



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Old March 14 2010, 07:06 AM   #7
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My friends and I had a minor obsession with that song in high school.
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Old March 14 2010, 08:44 AM   #8
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Re: 80's One Hit Wonders

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When I posted a thread about one hit wonders, there was a lot of blowback because artists have a different number of hits depending on the country. For example, David Hasselhoff has zero hits in the USA, but he's got a few overseas.
Some parts of Europe still enjoys ukelelian music so it don't take much to get a hit.
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Old March 14 2010, 03:02 PM   #9
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When I posted a thread about one hit wonders, there was a lot of blowback because artists have a different number of hits depending on the country. For example, David Hasselhoff has zero hits in the USA, but he's got a few overseas.
Some parts of Europe still enjoys ukelelian music so it don't take much to get a hit.
Polka music is also big time stuff in central Wisconsin.
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Old March 14 2010, 03:43 PM   #10
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^^^ As well it should be!
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Old March 14 2010, 04:03 PM   #11
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Yikes! My husband has Autograph and Honeymoon Suite CD's..... : |
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Old March 14 2010, 04:56 PM   #12
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I only know 4 of them...
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Old March 14 2010, 06:17 PM   #13
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Not sure if it qualifies as a one hit wonder, but I recently rediscovered this old track and was instantly catapulted back to the days of green desktops and white bees.
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