Minnesota's 10 Greatest One-Hit WondersThursday, Sept. 25 is National One-Hit Wonder Day, and while everyone knows that Minnesota has a long history of pop music hitmakers stretching from the heydays of Prince and Bob Dylan all the way back through the Andrews Sisters in the 1940s.
Top 10 Alt Rock One-Hit WondersWhile alt-rock emerged shadows of the mainstream primarily on the basis of breakout album bands like Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and Red Hot Chili Peppers, like most other genres of popular music, the sound has more than its fair share of one-hit wonders.
One-Hit Wonders: The Dazz Band's "Let It Whip"
One-Hit Wonders: Soft Cell's "Tainted Love"
One-Hit Wonders: Dexy's Midnight Runners' "Come On Eileen"
One-Hit Wonders: Kajagoogoo And "Too Shy"
One-Hit Wonders: Big Country And "In A Big Country"
One-Hit Wonders: "Weird Al" Yankovic And "Eat It"