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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?

agreed.

not from the 90's but aldo nova always comes to mind in these threads.


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White Shadeaux
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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
No.

Only because the Stone Roses are a big band, to me.


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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
I don't even think that's the most famous Stone Roses song. Fool's Gold was a top ten hit in England and for a brief period, was used in every movie filmed in England it seemed.


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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
I used to DJ at a Rock/Alternative radio station in the mid-90s so my view on what is considered a hit is probably skewed a bit by what we had in rotation.

ETA:

I also have to filter all the "big in Europe" stuff out of my brain. I know you feel me there, Shadeaux.
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White Shadeaux
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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
And they have been cited by a bunch of later bands as a big influence.


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LSUballs
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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
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Also I Want to Touch You.



Who was that bellerin about "I Touch Myself". She had to been a one hit wonder.



rtarheel
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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
This is the Ultimate One Hit Wonder of the 90's.


The Verve

I'm Outta Here!!!


White Shadeaux
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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
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I used to DJ at a Rock/Alternative radio station in the mid-90s so my view on what is considered a hit is probably skewed a bit by what we had in rotation.


Very much true. And that goes for all of us, as to who you hung around with and what was considered a "hit".

Where did you work?


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yurintroubl
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Who was that bellerin about "I Touch Myself". She had to been a one hit wonder.



The DiVinyls. Good call.

Also made me think of DeeLite.

Then there's this: Elastica - Connection

ETA:
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Where did you work?


The Zephyr. 106.1
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LSUTygerFan
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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
i would imagine a hit would either be in the top 40 or top 25 at some point?


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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
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This is the Ultimate One Hit Wonder of the 90's.


The Verve

I'm Outta Here!!!





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LSUballs
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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
Concrete Blond- Joey?


LSUTygerFan
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The Zephyr. 106.1



i remember that station in nola. didn't it become 106.7 the end at some point?


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yurintroubl
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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
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i would imagine a hit would either be in the top 40 or top 25 at some point?

Yeah... but then you had songs that spent weeks at the top of the Alternative or Adult Alternative charts that barely cracked the Mainstream Top 40 in the 90s so it's kind of a "perception of reality" thing (for me anyways).


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The Zephyr. 106.1


Wait...really? I used to live in nola and listened to them all the time. Dude.

You were a DJ there? Went by a certain "DJ" name?



LSUTygerFan
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Went by a certain "DJ" name?


Was gonna ask this but figured he wanted to remain "anonymous"


White Shadeaux
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I also have to filter all the "big in Europe" stuff out of my brain. I know you feel me there, Shadeaux.


I feel ya. Europe is the standard bearer in my opinion of good music.
I've been getting into/discovering tons of great bands out of there.


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LSUTygerFan
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Yeah... but then you had songs that spent weeks at the top of the Alternative or Adult Alternative charts that barely cracked the Mainstream Top 40 in the 90s so it's kind of a "perception of reality" thing (for me anyways).


If I've never heard of it....it aint a hit.... there..


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re: Favorite "One hit wonder" Rock song of the 90's?
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Was gonna ask this but figured he wanted to remain "anonymous"



cough "she" cough


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yurintroubl
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Concrete Blond- Joey?

That's their only "mainstream" hit... but they had 7 songs hit the Top 25 on the Modern Rock Chart.

Including God is A Bullet (15), Someday (8) and my favorite Heal it Up (#8) which peaked just outside the mainstream Top 40.


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