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    (Original post by Maker)
    Quite a lot are wrong, e.g. Tapu, Simple Minds
    OK , Simple Minds had Belfast Child as a famous enough other hit.

    And maybe 'Tapu' (sic - it's t.A.T.u)'s other songs were better known
    with da kids than they were with me.

    As Matthew said,
    "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and
    pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?
    It's not like the vast majority of mine aren't essentially one hit
    wonders by the criteria that I said at the start of my post. It's not like you've all been coming up with great, heaving, lists.And it's not like
    even sites that get paid to come up with articles don't make more
    glaring falsities.

    (Chumbawamba, by the way, also had a hit with Amnesia (top 10 hit) but , by my reckoning, and the reckoning of most sites, most people
    wouldn't remember it unless prompted. Sometimes some respected
    sites who get paid even say that The Verve, which wasn't on my list, was a 1 hit wonder merely because only Bittersweet Symphony got in
    the US top 10 (even though Lucky Man got in their top 20). Sometimes there are acts internationally regarded as 1 hit wonders who , domestically, aren't 1 hit wonders at all).
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    (Original post by Picnic1)
    What are any of those 4's well known other hits?
    Tatu- not gonna get us, all about us
    gnarla barkley- smiley faces
    dead or alive- brand new lover, in too deep, my heart goes bang, thats the way (i like it)
    estelle- wait a minute (just a touch), make her say (beat it up)

    Whilst quite a few of these songs might not be as well known as the ones you listed, the above artists all brought out several other songs (especially dead or alive- who ended up bringing out 7 top 40 singles and 3 top 30 albums). So none of these were one hit wonders.
    A one hit wonder is where they only bring ONE and only ONE hit out. Just because one of them hits might be more well known than the rest they brought out, doesnt mean they are a one hit wonder.
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    (Original post by Picnic1)
    Summer In The City - The Loving Spoonful
    They also did What a day for a daydream, I think it was called.
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    (Original post by Picnic1)
    OK , Simple Minds had Belfast Child as a famous enough other hit.

    And maybe 'Tapu' (sic - it's t.A.T.u)'s other songs were better known
    with da kids than they were with me.

    As Matthew said,
    "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and
    pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?
    It's not like the vast majority of mine aren't essentially one hit
    wonders by the criteria that I said at the start of my post. It's not like you've all been coming up with great, heaving, lists.And it's not like
    even sites that get paid to come up with articles don't make more
    glaring falsities.

    (Chumbawamba, by the way, also had a hit with Amnesia (top 10 hit) but , by my reckoning, and the reckoning of most sites, most people
    wouldn't remember it unless prompted. Sometimes some respected
    sites who get paid even say that The Verve, which wasn't on my list, was a 1 hit wonder merely because only Bittersweet Symphony got in
    the US top 10 (even though Lucky Man got in their top 20). Sometimes there are acts internationally regarded as 1 hit wonders who , domestically, aren't 1 hit wonders at all).
    Simple minds had loads of hits:

    All the things she said
    New Gold dream
    Alive and kicking
    Water front
    Glittering prizes

    T'pau

    Heart and soul
    Bridge of spies

    Being a one hit wonder is a matter of fact not your opinion or memory.
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    Being a one hit wonder is a matter of fact not your opinion or memory.
    When Rolling Stone magazine think that The Verve is a one hit wonder, I'll think my opinion/memory at least wasn't getting paid for it:

    http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pi...mphony-0975580

    (the fact that it's a readers poll doesn't excuse Rolling Stone from including it - or including it without an explanation that, in fact, The Verve also had another top 20 song in the US, Lucky Man).

    Sorry I had inaccuracies. I think you've enjoyed jumping on my post with indecent haste though, possibly because of its length making your own lack of contribution to the actual topic itself more glaring.
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    Junior Senior, did actually release another song - Rhythm Bandits. No idea how much of a hit it was though.
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    (Original post by Picnic1)
    When Rolling Stone magazine think that The Verve is a one hit wonder, I'll think my opinion/memory at least wasn't getting paid for it:

    http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pi...mphony-0975580

    (the fact that it's a readers poll doesn't excuse Rolling Stone from including it - or including it without an explanation that, in fact, The Verve also had another top 20 song in the US, Lucky Man).

    Sorry I had inaccuracies. I think you've enjoyed jumping on my post with indecent haste though, possibly because of its length making your own lack of contribution to the actual topic itself more glaring.
    Rolling Stone's opinion is irrelevant, hits are facts, not opinion.
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    (Original post by Maker)
    Rolling Stone's opinion is irrelevant, hits are facts, not opinion.
    Here's a fact - you enjoy looking for mistakes more than you do either
    contributing anything significant yourself or praising a contribution that might be 90% or more correct.

    I take it you're familiar with BIG CoUNTry.
 
 
 

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