NATIONAL ONE-HIT WONDER DAY
On September 25, we turn up the volume to honor all the musical artists and that chart-topping song that makes them memorable. It’s National One-Hit Wonder Day!
Listed below are just a few of the well-known one-hit wonders from days gone by.
- 1955 – “Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)” by The Penguins
- 1963 – “Six Days on the Road” by Dave Dudley
- 1968 – “Tip Toe Thru The Tulips” by Tiny Tim
- 1969 – “Smile a Little Smile for Me” by The Flying Machine
- 1970 – “One Tin Soldier” by The Original Caste
- 1970 – “The House of the Rising Sun” by Frijid Pink
- 1972 – “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen
- 1983 – “Puttin’ on the Ritz” by Taco
- 1988 – “Don’t Worry Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin
Do any of these bring back memories?
HOW TO OBSERVE
How many one-hit wonders can you name? Do you know the title and the artist? Use #OneHitWonderDay to share on social media.
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