Choose your color scheme:
The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers  
 
Go Back   The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic

Off Topic Off Topic - General non-Corvette related discussion.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Share LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-14-2017, 08:07pm   #1 (permalink)
Dorkapottamus
Barn Stall Owner #52
Points: 164,666, Level: 100
Activity: 63.2%
 
lspencer534's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Here
Posts: 30,834
Thanks: 2,046
Thanked 16,377 Times in 5,909 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $9307399
Default There are at least 27 "One-Hit-Wonders"...

from the '70s. I'm going to start with one of them that, although very popular, wasn't the most popular of them by a long shot. It's “Stuck In The Middle With You” by Stealers Wheel.

Anyone who has seen Quentin Tarantino’s 1992 film “Reservoir Dogs” will understand the inside joke about this song. Written as a parody, the folk rock group was actually surprised it struck gold and achieved commercial success (it sold over a million copies) since it was nothing more than a joke at first.

The first several times I heard this song, I thought it was by Paul MaCartney/Wings!


Can you name some others?
lspencer534 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to lspencer534 For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 08:20pm   #2 (permalink)
Latin American Goat Roper
Bantayan Kids '13
Points: 67,720, Level: 100
Activity: 99.2%
 
mrvette's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Orange Park Florida
Posts: 39,763
Thanks: 18,789
Thanked 5,473 Times in 3,096 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1114022
Default

I dunno anything about any of them, BUT my one comment is, IF I could just make a mega buck or two off being a one hit wonder, I would leave all that BS hollywood/entertainment shit and find a nice suburban location close to where I am now, only with a go to hell garage, and have FUN.....

and pay close attention to the investments.....

hell with stupid 50 room mansions in hollywood......

mrvette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2017, 08:21pm   #3 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 44,525, Level: 100
Activity: 99.0%
 
MrPeabody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 23,471
Thanks: 7,830
Thanked 7,173 Times in 3,754 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2179769
Default

Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baker_Street_(song)

MrPeabody is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to MrPeabody For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 08:36pm   #4 (permalink)
Dorkapottamus
Barn Stall Owner #52
Points: 164,666, Level: 100
Activity: 63.2%
 
lspencer534's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Here
Posts: 30,834
Thanks: 2,046
Thanked 16,377 Times in 5,909 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $9307399
Default

One of my favorites: "Layla", by Derek and the Dominoes:

lspencer534 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to lspencer534 For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 08:40pm   #5 (permalink)
Dorkapottamus
Barn Stall Owner #52
Points: 164,666, Level: 100
Activity: 63.2%
 
lspencer534's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Here
Posts: 30,834
Thanks: 2,046
Thanked 16,377 Times in 5,909 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $9307399
Default

BTW, "Baker Street is #13 on the list, "Layla" is #17, and "Stuck in the Middle With You" is #24.
lspencer534 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2017, 08:40pm   #6 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #74
Barn Raising II

Bantayan Kids '13
Points: 54,275, Level: 100
Activity: 41.0%
 
99 pewtercoupe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: fly over country
Posts: 17,525
Thanks: 2,610
Thanked 5,580 Times in 3,186 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $10378598
Default

99 pewtercoupe is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to 99 pewtercoupe For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 08:43pm   #7 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #74
Barn Raising II

Bantayan Kids '13
Points: 54,275, Level: 100
Activity: 41.0%
 
99 pewtercoupe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: fly over country
Posts: 17,525
Thanks: 2,610
Thanked 5,580 Times in 3,186 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $10378598
Default

99 pewtercoupe is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to 99 pewtercoupe For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 08:45pm   #8 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #327
NCM Supporter '16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 57,552, Level: 100
Activity: 61.1%
 
JRD77VET's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Zionsville,PA
Posts: 30,449
Thanks: 13,402
Thanked 10,044 Times in 4,901 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5952696
Cool

Ram Jam - Black Betty


JRD77VET is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 9 Users Say Thank You to JRD77VET For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:00pm   #9 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 44,525, Level: 100
Activity: 99.0%
 
MrPeabody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 23,471
Thanks: 7,830
Thanked 7,173 Times in 3,754 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2179769
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by lspencer534 View Post
One of my favorites: "Layla", by Derek and the Dominoes:

Eric Clapton - Layla - YouTube
Technically I guess you could call that a one hit wonder for Derek and the Dominoes, but Eric Clapton is surely not a one hit wonder.
MrPeabody is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to MrPeabody For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:03pm   #10 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 44,525, Level: 100
Activity: 99.0%
 
MrPeabody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 23,471
Thanks: 7,830
Thanked 7,173 Times in 3,754 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2179769
Default

Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) by Looking Glass.



MrPeabody is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to MrPeabody For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:04pm   #11 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #23
Barn Raising I
Points: 32,888, Level: 100
Activity: 6.9%
 
Defib1961's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: THE Lone Star State
Posts: 7,654
Thanks: 2,255
Thanked 3,749 Times in 1,507 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $139602
Default

Defib1961 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Defib1961 For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:09pm   #12 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 44,525, Level: 100
Activity: 99.0%
 
MrPeabody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 23,471
Thanks: 7,830
Thanked 7,173 Times in 3,754 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2179769
Default

Spirit in the Sky by Norman Greenbaum.

MrPeabody is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to MrPeabody For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:13pm   #13 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #23
Barn Raising I
Points: 32,888, Level: 100
Activity: 6.9%
 
Defib1961's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: THE Lone Star State
Posts: 7,654
Thanks: 2,255
Thanked 3,749 Times in 1,507 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $139602
Default

Defib1961 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Defib1961 For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:14pm   #14 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 44,699, Level: 100
Activity: 99.1%
 
OddBall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Winston Salem NC
Posts: 26,597
Thanks: 9,484
Thanked 9,038 Times in 4,635 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29480916
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MrPeabody View Post
Rafferty also had "Right Down the Line", so does he still qualify as a one hit wonder?

OddBall is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2017, 09:15pm   #15 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 8,870, Level: 65
Activity: 11.8%
 
markids77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: sweatin' on the oldies
Posts: 5,274
Thanks: 2,596
Thanked 1,084 Times in 742 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $4700188
Default

Bette Davis Eyes, Kim Carnes (SP?). Brandy by Looking Glass. I've got a pair of roller skates?? Here I am again on my own; Whitesnake. Cover of the Rolling Stone; Dr. Hook.
Pick up the pieces; Average White Band. Feels so Good; Chuck Mangione. More? Plenty.
markids77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2017, 09:18pm   #16 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 44,699, Level: 100
Activity: 99.1%
 
OddBall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Winston Salem NC
Posts: 26,597
Thanks: 9,484
Thanked 9,038 Times in 4,635 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29480916
Default

OddBall is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to OddBall For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:21pm   #17 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #23
Barn Raising I
Points: 32,888, Level: 100
Activity: 6.9%
 
Defib1961's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: THE Lone Star State
Posts: 7,654
Thanks: 2,255
Thanked 3,749 Times in 1,507 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $139602
Default

Defib1961 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Defib1961 For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:21pm   #18 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 44,699, Level: 100
Activity: 99.1%
 
OddBall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Winston Salem NC
Posts: 26,597
Thanks: 9,484
Thanked 9,038 Times in 4,635 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29480916
Default

OddBall is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2017, 09:24pm   #19 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 44,699, Level: 100
Activity: 99.1%
 
OddBall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Winston Salem NC
Posts: 26,597
Thanks: 9,484
Thanked 9,038 Times in 4,635 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29480916
Default

OddBall is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to OddBall For This Useful Post:
Old 07-14-2017, 09:26pm   #20 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 42,783, Level: 100
Activity: 25.7%
 
78SA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: So. IN
Posts: 37,136
Thanks: 23,243
Thanked 2,796 Times in 1,785 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $4128870
Default

78SA is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:58pm.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 1
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2009 - 2017 The Vette Barn


Support the Barn:
 
Download the Mobile App;
 
Follow us on Facebook

Become a Stall Owner

 

Apple iOS App        Google Android App

 

Visit our Facebook page