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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 »

Filed under: 1970s, Featured, Lists

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Lyrics – Vicki Lawrence

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Lyrics – Vicki Lawrence

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Lyrics – Vicki Lawrence Click to read how The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia became a one-hit wonder He was on his way home from Candletop Been two weeks gone and he thought he’d stop At William’s and have him a drink ‘fore he went home to her Andy Wolloe said “Hello” And he said “Hi, what’s doin’, Wo?” “Seth, sit down, I got some bad news, it’s gonna hurt” He said “I’m … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia – Vicki Lawrence

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia – Vicki Lawrence

If you grew up in the 1970s, you remember Vicki Lawrence from the Carol Burnett Show, where she was a key player from 1967 – 1978. It’s amazing that Lawrence spent 11 years on a top-rated TV show, but most people I know would never peg Vicki Lawrence (or “Mama”) as the singer of “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia.” Perhaps that’s because it was the pre-MTV and YouTube eras and I had never … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop