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24 Number One Songs That Are 1970s One-Hit Wonders

24 Number One Songs That Are 1970s One-Hit Wonders

The 1970s were huge for one-hit wonders. But like all decades, only a tiny percentage of songs released during the 10 years between 1970 and 1980 reached #1 on the Billboard Top 40. It’s these elite few that became the top songs of the 70s. Eight of the ten years in the 1970s saw one-hit wonders hit #1 on the Billboard Top 40. There were two songs in 1970, two in 1973, five in … Read entire article »

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Seasons in the Sun Lyrics – Terry Jacks

Seasons in the Sun Lyrics – Terry Jacks

Click to read how “Seasons in the Sun” became a one-hit wonder Seasons in the Sun lyrics Goodbye to you, my trusted friend. We’ve known each other since we’re nine or ten. Together we climbed hills or trees. Learned of love and ABC’s, skinned our hearts and skinned our knees. Goodbye my friend, it’s hard to die, when all the birds are singing in the sky, Now that the spring is in the air. Pretty girls are everywhere. When you see them I’ll be there. CHORUS We had … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop

Seasons in the Sun – Terry Jacks

Seasons in the Sun – Terry Jacks

As a little kid, I thought “Seasons in the Sun” was the saddest song ever written. It starts with these attention-grabbing lyrics: Goodbye to you/My trusted friend We’ve known each other/since we were nine or ten Together we’ve climbed hills and trees Learned of love and A-B-C’s Skinned our hearts and skinned our knees Ok, it’s a cute song about kids going away to school. Or changing elementary schools. Or leaving for summer camp. But then things suddenly take a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop