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Come on Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Come on Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

This is a one-hit wonder so tremendous, so momentous, we’ve put off writing about it for weeks. But today is the day to remember “Come on Eileen” by Dexy’s Midnight Runners. While some bands we follow at Top One-Hit Wonders.com have long years of chart and popular success, the Dexy’s Midnight Runners story is the more common story: here today and gone tomorrow. That story holds true for Right Said Fred with “I’m … Read entire article »

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Mickey Lyrics – Toni Basil

Mickey Lyrics – Toni Basil

Click here to read how Mickey became a one-hit wonder Mickey Lyrics (Repeat X3) Oh Mickey, you’re so fine You’re so fine you blow my mind Hey Mickey, hey Mickey Hey Mickey You’ve been around all night And that’s a little long. You think you’ve got the right But I think you’ve got it wrong. Why can’t we say goodnight? So you can take me home Mickey. Cuz when you say you will It always means you won’t. You’re givin’ me the chills Baby please baby don’t Ev’ry night you still Leave me … Read entire article »

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Mickey – Toni Basil

Mickey – Toni Basil

Some songs simply scream out: “I’m a one-hit wonder.” “Mickey” by Toni Basil is one of those songs. I remember the first time I heard “Mickey” back in the 1980s. I was pretty sure it was sung by the University of Southern California’s cheer-leading team. USC’s marching band backed up Fleetwood Mac on “Tusk” in 1979. So it made perfect sense that the cheerleaders wanted to get into the game and “Mickey” was the perfect … Read entire article »

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More Than Just the Two of Us Lyrics – Sneaker

More Than Just the Two of Us Lyrics – Sneaker

Click to read how “More Than Just the Two of Us” became a one-hit wonder More Than Just the Two of Us Lyrics There are times when all your love is meant for me Then you´re the wind, alone and free Our love is more than you and me And you’re the one I can give myself away And I’m the one who calls your name In the quiet of a dream It’s more than just the two of us And we just have … Read entire article »

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More Than Just the Two of Us – Sneaker

More Than Just the Two of Us – Sneaker

Sweaty hands. Awkward comments. Rapidly beating heart. Insecurity about your clothes and haircut. I remember junior high well. Trying to be “cool” was virtually impossible for most seventh graders–especially while dancing with a boy or girl you liked. It was even worse when a sensitive ballad was gently wofting from the speakers. It didn’t matter if you were listening to “Don’t Give Up On Us” by David Soul, “You Light Up My Life” by Debby Boone, … Read entire article »

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Love Plus One Lyrics – Haircut 100

Love Plus One Lyrics – Haircut 100

Click to read how Love Plus One became a one-hit wonder Love Plus One lyrics I, I went off to the right Without saying goodbye, goodbye Where does it go from here? Is it down to the lake I fear? Ay ah ah ah ah ah Ay ah ah ah ah ah Then I call Ring (ring) ring (ring) ring (ring) ring (ring) La la love plus one Ring (ring) ring (ring) ring (ring) ring (ring) When I call love Give love some soul If I may be quite … Read entire article »

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