You can add Jamie Walters to that rare list of two-time one-hit wonders for his 1995 hit, “Hold On.”
But is Jamie Walters a one-hit wonder? Remember “How Do You Talk to An Angel” by The Heights from 1992? That theme song to the quickly cancelled Aaron Spelling TV show The Heights hit #1 in 1992, making The Heights a one-hit wonder. But since The Heights was basically a band created for a TV show and Walters was the lead singer of a fake band created for a TV show, should “How Do You Talk to an Angel” be counted as The Heights or by Jamie Walters?
I’ll let you ponder that one for a while as you listen to “Hold On” and realize that it’s a completely forgettable pop song that likely never would have charted without the lasting impact of The Heights and “How Do You Talk to An Angel.” So there’s that…
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Filed under: 1990s, Pop · Tags: 1995, Aaron Spelling, Ah Leah, Ann Wilson, ballad, Donnie Iris, Hold On, Hot Child in the City, How Do You Talk to an Angel, J.D. Souther, Jamie Walters, Love Song, Nick Gilder, one hit wonder love song, one-hit wonder ballad, Scandal, Souther Hillman Furay Band, The Heights, The Jaggerz, The Rapper, The Warrior, two time one hit wonder