March 30, 2009

100 Greatest One Hit Wonders

I usually post things pertaining to pop culture on Fridays, AND I promised that today I'd post more 9th grade photos. But due to time sensitivity, I'm rearranging some posts this week in order to pass along something I just heard about (maybe I'm the only one who's not in-the-know). The 9th grade pics will be posted Wednesday, but tomorrow night...

From the VH1 website:

They only did it once, but one time was the charm. Now, it's time to honor our favorite singular sensations of the '80s! From "Don't Worry, Be Happy" to "I Want Candy" to "Take On Me" and beyond, VH1 is paying tribute to the lone (but unforgettable) smash hits by Reagan era stars in 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the '80s. It's everything a totally awesome countdown should be, featuring electronic beats, synthesizers galore, questionable haircuts and more... (read more)

Thanks to the folks at The Great 80's blog for this info. Oh, and if any of you happen to record this, I'd love to see it. :)
BTW, the fact that there are at least 100 one hit wonders to compile such a list, isn't exactly flattering towards the 80's music scene.

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