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One Hit Wonders

Forgotten One-Hit Wonders

July 21, 2021

Creating a song that enraptures an entire country encapsulates the mission of artists the world over. Standing out in the music scene, perhaps the most crowded and competitive industry on ea...

I'm Your Venus: Lyrics And Meaning Of The Shocking Blue...

February 7, 2021

Left: Shocking Blue. Right: single sleeve for Bananarama's 'Venus.' Sources: GAB Archive/Redferns; Discogs "She's got it, yeah baby she's got it" -- the catch...

History-Changing Events That Took Place In The 1960s

December 22, 2018

The 1960s brought many changes to America that changed the course of our history.In 1960, Chubby Checker brought a new dance craze, ‘The Twist.’ A quirky dance mo...

The Yummy, Gummy And Sugar-Sugary Story Of Bubblegum Po...

October 12, 2018

Who remembers bubblegum pop? Chart hits like the Lemon Pipers' "Green Tambourine," the Music Explosion's "Little Bit O' Soul," and the Archies' "Sugar Sugar"...

We All Wonder What Happened to These One-Hit Wonders fr...

May 17, 2018

The 1970s was a decade of diverse music, from rock 'n roll and folk to disco to funk. The radical changes in the types of songs that hit the Billboard charts...

1960s One-Hit Wonders: They Had #1 Singles, Then Poof! ...

September 13, 2017

Left: Jeannie C Riley (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns). Right: Single jacket art for Zager and Evans' 'In The Year 2525.' Source: discogs.com Remember "Alley-O...