Modern One-Hit Wonders (and their Parodies)

Next up of my music posts – lots of videos! How can you spot a one-hit wonder in advance? Incredibly difficult! I try to do it by spotting a few songs with a lot of parodies – like maybe our interest had more to do with our ability to repurpose the song than in the song itself!

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I’ve been covering bands for the lastfewweeks. Kind of like in a concert, when the band gets going, and plays a bunch of songs in a row without stopping. But it’s time to slow back down a bit, get back into a groove of talking about music, as well as bands.

This week, I wanted to talk about one-hit wonders. Usually, figuring out what songs are one-hit wonders requires a good deal of time to pass, so that you can look back and say that, “yep, none of their other songs ever made it big.” However, I think that makes it fun to speculate about which recent songs will end up as one-hit wonders, as the artists fade into the night.

I think that today’s day-and-age has an interesting twist to the one-hit wonder as well: YouTube and the Internet. Now, the songs are potentially big…

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Week 2 Assignment
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