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Ma Belle Amie – Tee Set

Ma Belle Amie – Tee Set

This article was inspired when I heard this song on the car radio–for the first time in over 40 years! Despite the long gap since I had heard this tune, the “Ma Belle Amie” refrain still rang a bell, so to speak, and I decided to look it up in my old 1994 “car copy” of Joel Whitburn’s “Top Pop Singles” book when I got home. But the kicker was yet to come: Less than ten … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop

Burning Heart – Vandenberg

Burning Heart – Vandenberg

When Deep Purple fell apart in 1976, singer David Coverdale re-emerged a few years later with the first incarnation of Whitesnake, which featured two of his ex-bandmates in drummer Ian Paice and keyboardist Jon Lord. Like Rainbow, Whitesnake inherited the instability gene from its Deep Purple parent and through the years, a veritable Who’s Who of hard rock and heavy metal played in the group at one time or another. Trying to unsnarl who all played … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Rock

Lily Was Here – Dave Stewart featuring Candy Dulfer

Lily Was Here – Dave Stewart featuring Candy Dulfer

An early 1990s instrumental one-hit wonder for you today that also qualifies as a Dutch one-hit wonder. So you’re getting twice the fun for none of the cost. Plus, we’re throwing in a bonus connection to a two-hit wonder by connecting Dave Stewart to his ex-wife Siobhan Fahey and her hit “Stay” by Shakespear’s Sister. All these musical connections are simply amazing. “Lily Was Here” is written by Dave Stewart who was the brains, but never … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Pop

Puttin’ on the Ritz – Taco

Puttin’ on the Ritz – Taco

Yet another Dutch one-hit wonder has come to our attention. Who would have guessed the Netherlands has given the world four American one-hit wonders? See our list of the Best Dutch One-Hit Wonder Songs Today’s wooden-shoe-wearing wonder is none other than the artist with the Mexican food namesake, Taco. Don’t remember Taco? We can understand if you’ve forgotten his name. But we’re certain you remember his hit “Puttin’ on the Ritz” from 1983. It’s his nod … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Pop

Hocus Pocus Lyrics – Focus

Hocus Pocus Lyrics – Focus

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Filed under: 1970s, Rock

Sausalito Summernight Lyrics – Diesel

Sausalito Summernight Lyrics – Diesel

Read how “Sausalito Summernight” became a one-hit wonder Sausalito Summernight lyrics We left for Frisco in your Rambler The radiator running dry I’ve never been much of a gambler and had a preference to fly You said ‘forget about the airline, let’s take the car and save the fare.’ We blew a gasket on the Grapevine and eighty dollars on repairs (chorus) All aboard (Sausalito summernight) All aboard (Sausalito summernight) All aboard (Sausalito summernight) All aboard Hot summer night in Sausalito Can’t stand the heat another mile Let’s drop a quarter in … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Pop