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VH1’s 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the 1980s

VH1’s 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the 1980s

I’m a child of the 1980s. I went to high school in the 1980s. I discovered new wave music and punk rock in the early 1980s thanks to early alternative radio stations and MTV. I love ’80s music. Always have, always will. The big hair. The neon outfits and new romantics. The synthpop songs and the hair-band ballads. The disposable pop song mixed with the lasting anthem. Some of it so bad it’s good. Some of it … Read entire article »

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Come on Eileen Lyrics – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Come on Eileen Lyrics – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Click to learn how Come on Eileen became a one-hit wonder Come on Eileen lyrics Poor old Johnny Ray sounded sad upon the radio He moved a million hearts in mono Our mothers cried, And sang along who’d blame them? You’ve grown, so grown Now I must say more than ever (Come on Eileen) Toora Loora Toora Loo-Rye Aye And we can sing just like our fathers Come on Eileen, I swear (well he means) At this moment, you mean everything You in that dress, my thoughts … Read entire article »

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1983 One-Hit Wonders

1983 One-Hit Wonders

In our opinion, the period of 1982 – 1984 is is one of the most important in the history of popular music. It is during this time that many of the biggest-selling albums of all time were released, including Michael Jackon’s Thriller, Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA and Synchronicity by The Police, Madonna and Like a Virgin by Madonna. We love 1983 because that’s the year breakthrough albums from a number of influential … Read entire article »

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