Friday, April 25, 2008
Top 5 One Hit Wonders Of 1981
Four of the five songs on this Top 5 list I like a lot. The number five song is good, but I don't think it's incredible or anything.
1) Joey Scarbury - Believe It Or Not (It's the theme from The Greatest American Hero. I loved this show, and so did my Mom. We watched it every night it was on. Now I own all of the seasons of this show on dvd. The sad thing is that I've only watched the pilot so far. I have soooo much to watch in my dvd collection. I love this song. It's probably the best tv show theme song ever.)
2) Rocky Burnette - Tired Of Toein' The Line (This was another song I had forgotten about untill a few years ago when I saw the video on VH1 Classic. Kinda goofy, but in a good way.)
3) Terri Gibbs - Somebody's Knockin' (This was around the time when country artists were crossing over into pop music. This song walks the line of country and pop, and I like it a lot.)
4) Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus (Cool and definitely different song. It always reminds me of roller skating at a place called Roller World where I skated with all of my friends. They would always play this song. Roller World is just one of many places that was a fun place where I hung out that is now gone. Getting older really sucks sometimes. Long live the 80's!)
5) Stanley Clarke & George Duke - Sweet Baby (Good song. NOt great or anything, but I like it alright.)
You can find all of these songs over on youtube, but I'm sure you already knew that. I plan on making a series of one hit wonders cds when I have some spare time.
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