Articles Comments

» Entries tagged with "90s one hit wonder"

VH1’s 40 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the ’90s

VH1’s 40 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the ’90s

Vh1 has created a cottage industry around lists. Everything from the “100 Most Shocking Music Moments” to “The 40 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the 90s.” People tune in and remember those single great songs and moments from artists they may have forgotten. My criteria for a one-hit wonder is described in the article “What’s a One-Hit Wonder” and differs from VH1 in one big way: I only count artists who hit the Billboard Top 40 once. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Featured, Lists

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers

You don’t see many identical twins in the music business. And you don’t see many songs become a Billboard Top 10 hit six years after its initial release. But that’s exactly what you get with “I’m Gonna Be 500 Miles” by Scottish band The Proclaimers. Charlie and Craig Reid are identical twins. They’re Scottish, and we love ourselves some Scottish bands like The Proclaimers, Simple Minds, Danny Wilson and Teenage Fanclub. And they are one-hit … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Pop

Walking in Memphis Lyrics – Marc Cohn

Walking in Memphis Lyrics – Marc Cohn

Click here to read how “Walking in Memphis” became a one-hit wonder Walking in Memphis Lyrics Put on my blue suede shoes And I boarded the plane Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues In the middle of the pouring rain W.C. Handy — won’t you look down over me Yeah I got a first class ticket But I’m as blue as a boy can be Then I’m walking in Memphis Walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale Walking in Memphis But do … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Pop