One One Hit Wonder Day, What Exactly is a One Hit Wonder?
It's National One Hit Wonder Day! Sometimes what an actual "One Hit Wonder" is, can be confusing. A band gets labeled as such, but you're like they have so many other great songs!
So here it is, this is what a "One Hit Wonder" is defined as:
A musical act that has only has one Top-40 hit.
You might like 4-5 other songs from a band, and those songs could have had "success" but if they never reached that level, they are a "One Hit Wonder."
Let's take a look at these Classic Rock "One Hit Wonders" from Society of Rock
- Mountain - Mississippi Queen
- Twisted Sister - We're Not Gonna Take It
- Nazareth - Love Hurts
- Uriah Heep - Easy Livin
- Derek And The Dominos - Layla
- David Essex - Rock On
- Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back in Town