Today is a real treat over at Dolly’s; the theme for Monday’s Music Moves Me is “One Hit Wonders from when you were in High School”.
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I was in high school from the mid-to-late ’80s, and there was no shortage of one-hit wonders during that time. But for me, Hair Metal was king. While I’m taking creative liberties here, I’m not really sure they can be called one-hit wonders. For one thing, these weren’t mainstream hits. The videos were probably only ever seen on Headbanger’s Ball. And these may not be their only “hits” – meaning, the bands may have had more songs, but songs that were mainly popular among Hair Metal fans. And what’s worse is that all my truly favorite Hair Metal one-hit wonders came out in ’89 or later, the year following my high school graduation.
But I managed to find a few from my high school years, and here they are…
Song(s) For Monday:
Autograph – “Turn Up The Radio”
Yngwie J. Malmsteen – “Heaven Tonight”
Lillian Axe – “Dream of a Lifetime”
Manowar – “Blow Your Speakers”
This was harder than I thought! What are some of your favorite one-hit wonders of your high school years?