Monday, August 07, 2017

Top 10 Tragic One-Hit Wonders

Top 10 Tragic One-Hit Wonders

2 comments:

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

1. By what possible pretzel-like logic were Del Shannon or Jimi Hendrix "one-hit wonders"? None.
2. As Paul Simon called him, where is "the late, great Johnny Ace"?

Don Coffin said...

Wikipedia has Del Shannon with 12 top 40 hits (Billboard).

Billboard does list "All Along the Watchtower" as Hendrix's only top 40 single. He had 6 top 10 albums before his death.

Johnny Ace had 8 top 10 R&B hits in 3 years, but only 1 pop charts top 40 ("Please Forgive Me" hit #17 in 1955).