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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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You Light Up My Life Songwriter Commits Suicide

You Light Up My Life Songwriter Commits Suicide

“You Light Up My Life” by Debby Boone was an inspirational love song and the biggest-selling song of 1977. In fact, it’s one of the top-10 biggest-selling songs of all time according to Billboard Magazine. Sadly, the life of “You Light Up My Life” songwriter Joseph Brooks wasn’t quite as inspirational as the successful songwriter committed suicide on May 22, 2011. Brooks was facing 91 counts of rape, sexual abuse, criminal sexual act and assault … Read entire article »

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You Light Up My Life Lyrics – Debby Boone

You Light Up My Life Lyrics – Debby Boone

Click to read how You Light Up My Life became a one-hit wonder You Light Up My Life Lyrics So many nights I sit by my window Waiting for someone to sing me his song So many dreams I kept deep inside me Alone in the dark but now You’ve come along You light up my life You give me hope To carry on You light up my days and fill my nights with song Rollin’ at sea, adrift on the water Could it be finally I’m turning … Read entire article »

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