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MacArthur Park – Richard Harris

MacArthur Park – Richard Harris

EDITOR’S NOTE: “Three Little Pigs” by Green Jelly was Jim Barton’s last foray into the world of heavy metal one-hit wonders. But did you think he would go gently into that good night? Sorry, no such luck.:) From time to time he will continue his contributions and adding to the wacky and wonderful world of One-Hit Wonders, starting with this famous song, “MacArthur Park,” by Richard Harris. A most delightful little book that should be on … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1960s, 1970s, Pop

She Works Hard for the Money – Donna Summer

She Works Hard for the Money – Donna Summer

Editor’s note: Donna Summer is no one-hit wonder artist. She has all kinds of hits. Sometimes I just write about a song that is in my head. A true earworm. “She Works Hard for the Money” by Donna Summer has been in my head for two days now. Make it stop! With its classic early ’80s synthesizer and memorable hook, there’s good reason this song quickly climbed to #3 on the Billboard charts. The inspiration for … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Pop