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FReeper Canteen ~ One Hit Wonders (Voter Thread) ~ Do You Have A Favorite? ~ 13AUG2005
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Posted on 08/12/2005 6:49:37 PM PDT by MoJo2001



One Hit Wonders
(Voter Thread)

Welcome To The Canteen Music Dedication!!
In our continued effort to bring music themes that you want, we continue this week with our Canteen voted thread of One Hit Wonders!

This list was compiled from various sources. Some of you may disagree with an artist showing up in our One Hit Wonders list, but that's okay. We're not here to state that we are the authority on such matters. We're here to enjoy some music from popular artist (although, not popular for long) of their respective music eras.

There are many artists/songs that are considered One Hit Wonders. However, we don't have all day and night to list them. We've gotta sleep now and again! Hehehe!

We enjoy feedback. If you have requests, please ping laurenmarlowe on the thread or via FReepmail.

As always, we greatly appreciate the opportunity to entertain our Troops, Veterans, and their family members.




Artist Song Artist Song

Neneh Cherry
*Related to Don Cherry and Eagle Eye Cherry. This song is 1989. 80s Hip Hop/Dance
Buffalo Stance Betty Harris
*This song forces one to almost cry at how she sounds singing it.
Cry me a river comes to mind!
Cry To Me

Teddy Bears
*The Shirelles are probably better known for this song.
To Know Him Is To Love Him Barry Mann
*Song from 1961
Who Put The Bomp

The Voxpoppers
*From 1958
Wishing For Your Love Hollywood Argyles
*From 1960
Alley Oop

The Gentrys
*From 1965
Keep On Dancing Amboy Dukes
*From 1968
Journey To The Center Of The Mind

Leapy Lee
*From 1968
Little Arrows Four Jacks & A Jill
*From 1968
Master Jack

Terry Jacks
Seasons In The Sun Carl Douglas
*From 1974
Kung Fu Fighting

Rosie & The Originals
*From 1976
Angel Baby The Knack
*From 1979
My Sharona

Anita Ward
*From 1979
Ring My Bell The Buggles
*From 1979
Video Killed The Radio Star

Amii Stewart
*From 1979
Knock On Wood Rupert Holmes
*From 1980
Escape (Pina Colada Song)

Buckner & Garcia
Pac Man Fever Dexy's Midnight Runners Come On Eileen

The Divinyls
*This song was rereleased in the 1990s.
I Touch Myself Falco Rock Me Amadeus

Gary Numan
Greg Kihn Band
*MoJo likes Weird Al Yankovic's parody of this tune!

Harold Faltermeyer
*No Crazy Frog version tonight! WooHoo!!
Axel F Johnny Hates Jazz Shattered Dreams

Johnny Kemp
*VH1 obviously forgot about his awesome "Birthday Suit" song, huh?
Just Got Paid
Lipps, Inc
*MoJo and sibs annoyed the parents on a family vacation with this song. Who knew parents were so touchy!

Matthew Wilder
*A very chippy and happy song!
Break My Stride Men Without Hats
*Who remembers the midget from the video?
Safety Dance


Artist Song Artist Song

Modern English
*MoJo could've sworn they had another hit, but VH1 thinks otherwise. Oh well! Anyone else remember Nicholas Cage in "Valley Girl" and this song?
Melt With You Murray Head One Night In Bangkok

Real Life
*There was a white horse a chick and that's all remember about the video to this song!
Send Me An Angel Rick Astley
*Who was lamer? Rick or his brother Jon? LOL!
Never Gonna Give You Up

Scritti Politti
*Another great song to annoy the parental units on a long road trip!
Perfect Way Soft Cell
*How MoJo misses the 80s! What a great song!
Tainted Love

Heart and Soul
Terrence Trent Darby
*Whatever happened to him?
Wishing Well

Thomas Dolby
*A song that makes almost every 80s collection.
She Blinded Me With Me Science
The Belle Stars
*Song made popular thanks to "Rain Man". Remember that movie?
Remake of the Dixie Cups!
Iko Iko

Timex Social Club
*This group was created from members of Club Noveau. Both groups experienced One Hit Wonders!
Rumors Tom Cochran Life Is A Highway

Tommy Shaw
*From Styx to Solo Artist to Damn Yankees with Ted Nugent
Girls With Guns Kajagoogoo
*Stunned that Big Apple wasn't considered a hit!
Too Shy

*Volkswagen commercial made this song a hit!
Da Da Da Wall Of Voodoo Mexican Radio

When In Rome
*What does MoJo remember about these guys? They were cute! Hehe!
The Promise
*Ferris Bueller's Day Off and this song! Oh YEAH!

Alana Davis
*If you ever have a chance, listen to her entire CD. What an incredible voice and range!
32 Flavors Billie Meyers Kiss The Rain

*Um, very British! How about that?
Del Amitri
*Um, MoJo thinks there was a shopping cart in this video. Maybe not!
Roll With Me

*Loved this song until they used it in Promos for "Good Morning America". Nothing like killing a song!
Gotta Be
Sir Mix A Lot
*This song caused great distress to the NOW chicks. Meanwhile, the rest of us loved it.
Old School Rap!
Baby Got Back

Right Said Fred
*These dudes were strange, but a bumping overplayed song!
I'm Too Sexy
Billy Ray Cyrus
*MoJo disagrees with VH1 on this one. After all, the song "Some Gave All" was awesome!
Achy Breaky Heart

Joe Public
*One of those songs MoJo was sleepwalking through in the 90s.
Live and Learn Lisa Loeb
*MoJo kind of disagrees with this one as well, but oh well!

Tag Team
*90s Hip Hop/Rap
Whoomp! There It Is Gabrielle Dreams


Artist Song Artist Song

Craig Mack
*Hip Hop/Rap
Flava In Ya Ear Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper

Wynona Carr
*A MoJo favorite!
Til The Well Runs Dry
Jeannie C. Riley
Harper Valley P.T.A

Bobby *Boris* Pickett
*Great song to scare little kids during Halloween!
Monster Mash The Contours
*Loved this song in the movie "Dirty Dancing".
Do You Love Me

The Bobbettes
Mr. Lee
Easier Said Than Done

Hollywood Flames
*TexasCowboy made an awesome music for our Troops with this song!
Buzz Buzz Buzz Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs Sugar Shack

*Jessica Simpson would love this song!
Daisy Dukes
JJ Fad
*Love people that talk fast? You'll love this song!
Old School Rap/Hip Hop

Kid Frost
*Latino Hip Hop/Rap
La Raza
Master Ace
*hotstreak loved this video because they were at a car show. Hello?
Born To Roll

Quad City DJs
*Choo choo train!
90s Hip Hop/Rap
Come On Ride The Train Skee Lo
*Rap/Hip Hop
Very funny song!
I Wish

*Okay! MoJo loves this song!
 What can I say?
Supermodel The Ad Libs Boy From New York City

Sheb Wooley
Purple People Eater The Trashmen Surfin' Bird

The Verve
Bittersweet Symphony Til Tuesday Voices Carry

The Kingsmen
Louie Louie
*Michael Jackson sings back up.
Somebody's Watching Me

Let The Music Play Tracey Ullman They Don't Know

Peter Shilling
*English version of this song
Major Tom Linear Sending All My Love

Vanilla Ice
*There is so much MoJo could say, but I won't.
Ice Ice Baby
DMob and Cathy Dennis
*MoJo guesses Diva Betsy Ross could really get down to this song! WooHoo!
C'Mon and Get My Love


Artist Song Artist Song

Mellow Man Ace
*Bilingual Rapper
(That would be *liar* for the Spanish inept out there like Ma!)
Kyper Tic Tac Toe

Oran *Juice* Jones
*Old School Rap
Walking In The Rain Archies
Sugar Sugar

Guy Mitchell
Singing The Blues J. Frank Wilson
*A sad Oldies song!
Last Kiss

Thurston Harris
Little Bitty Pretty One EMF Unbelievable

Faith No More
*Not For Ma or Kids
*He was nice to look at! Um, oh the song? Well, it was sort of nice. Hehe!
Rico Suave

*Don't click Ma, ok?
Come Baby Come
No Mercy
*Another 90s group that was nice to look at! Hehe!
Where did they go?
Where Do You Go

Here We Go Again The Castaways Liar Liar

Wilbert Harrison
*First heard this song in the 80s when Kansas City was hosting the basketball NCAA championships! It stuck with MoJo forever!
Kansas City C Note Wait Till I Get Home



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~ Canteen Music Dedication FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) ~

Q. How long has the Canteen Music Dedication existed?
A. The Canteen Music Dedication as a thread began over 2 years ago. It first began as a post on the thread and grew from there.

Q. Why can't I get the music to play in Quicktime or RealPlayer?
A. You can adjust it to play in whatever media player you have. You'll have to search for the answers for your specific player. We prefer to use Windows Media Player because more people have access to it. If you are still having issues, FReepmail MoJo2001 for help.

Q. I've requested a song and I still haven't seen it.
A. If it's not at the top of the thread, it's probably in the thread itself. Keep scrolling. Also, a running list of songs that we haven't found is kept. We'll keep it until we find the song and play it.

Q. I have been at FR for a long time. Why haven't I seen this thread before?
A. Why indeed. Glad you made it finally!

Q. Do the Canteen Deejays mind getting requests on the thread?
A. Not at all. One of us can fill it eventually. If not, it will go in The List.

Q. What is an MP3 search engine?
A.  MP3 search engines are places online that specifically search for MP3s elsewhere. They use either bots, spiders, or numerous other ways to track the songs for their websites. We don't like this at all. If you are caught coming from one of those sites, we'll block your ISP if possible.

Q. I have further questions. Who can I talk to about it?
A. You can FReepmail MoJo2001 or Kathy In Alaska with any questions you may have. Or you can FReepmail StarCMC.

Q. Are you going to do anymore themed music dedications?
A. Eventually! The plan at the beginning of the year was to do music themes every week. However, we've become request central these days and our time is spent fulfilling music requests. We'll try to do more in the future.

Q. I have an idea for a future music thread. Who can I contact?
A. You can contact MoJo2001, Kathy In Alaska, or StarCMC.

Q. Who exactly are the Canteen Deejays?
A. acad1228 (he plays the blues daily), Bethbg79, laurenmarlowe, bentfeather, StarCMC, Kathy In Alaska, Drumbo, GoldStarBrother, uncleshag, tomkow6, AZAmericonnie, beachn4fun, hotstreak, and MoJo2001. (Basically, anyone that has space and knows how to do it. Hehe!) As you'll see, each of the Canteen Deejays bring his/her own musical favorites to all of you. That is diversity folks!

Q. How do you determine what music is played at the top?
A. Usually it's dictated by requests. However, it began as a quest to introduce as much diversity for people to listen to. Listening to one genre can make you as boring and dull as Ma's taste. (Just kidding--sort of!)

Q. Do you have special music dedications?
A. We run special music dedications for Christmas/Hanukkah, Patriotic Music Festivals for Memorial Day and 4th of July. If a very popular artist dies, then we may do one for them. The last two were Barry White and Johnny Cash. Barry White happens to be a favorite for many Canteeners.

Q. Some of the artist you play have political agendas that I don't like. I really don't like seeing them played for our Troops and Veterans.
A. You're kidding us, right? If you based everything on someone's political views, you would hardly find that many folks you would like. Even at FR there are those that don't get along. This music dedication is about our Troops, Veterans, and their families. We aren't analyzing political views. We're here to ENTERTAIN!

Q. Would you mind playing more Alternative music for The Troops?
A. We've got quite a few emails lately asking about playing this genre more or another one. We highlight the Alternative music question because folks need to understand something. If you want to hear more of the music you like, request it. We aren't mind readers. Also, we try to provide as much diversity as possible. We just need feedback. Thank you!

We'll add more questions and answers when we receive the same question over and over again!!! Thank you!!

1 posted on 08/12/2005 6:49:38 PM PDT by MoJo2001
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; Kathy in Alaska; Fawnn; HiJinx; Radix; Spotsy; Diva Betsy Ross; ...

Music Requests Incoming!
Thank you for requesting music!!
If you'd like to be added/removed from the Canteen Music Ping list,
please FReepmail MoJo2001 or Kathy In Alaska.


Star Spangled Banner
Click for our National Anthem!

To the men and women in our Armed Forces that proudly defend Old Glory,


(If you can't get teary eyed over our National Anthem, I'm sorry.)

2 posted on 08/12/2005 6:50:38 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Support Our Troops-->It's The Least Any Of Us Can
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To: MoJo2001

Supporting our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen at more than 1,000 places across the U. S. and around the world.

~Tribute to Our Troops~

3 posted on 08/12/2005 6:51:07 PM PDT by AZamericonnie (~ ~ coming soon ~Operation Semper Fi ~a field hospital~)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; Kathy in Alaska; Fawnn; HiJinx; Radix; Spotsy; Diva Betsy Ross; ...
Welcome to the Canteen Music Dedication!
Its that time again!!
We're ready to go! Are you?

Tonight's theme is the last of our voter threads.
You voted! We listened!

One Hit Wonders is our subject tonight.
Do you have any favorites?
Have issues with any of the songs on the list?
MoJo certainly did, but we compiled the list thanks to VH1 and a few
other places online!!

Music can be requested on the thread or via FReepmail. Please
ping laurenmarlowe to any request you may have. We'll try to get it up as soon as possible.
Thank you!

Email requests can be sent via and please put "Music Request" in the subject line. These songs will be played next week!

We provide the music dedication to support our Troops, Veterans, and their families. Please support the artists you see on this thread. Thank you for kicking off your weekend with us!!

Have a fabulous weekend!
The Canteen Deejay Crew!

Music provided on these threads each week by the following DJs --> AZAmericonnie, laurenmarlowe, StarCMC, GoldStarBrother, tomkow6, bentfeather, Kathy In Alaska, hotstreak,DivaBetsyRoss, and MoJo2001.


4 posted on 08/12/2005 6:51:27 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Support Our Troops-->It's The Least Any Of Us Can
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To: MoJo2001; All
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

* * * * * * * * * * * *

It's Music Night in the Canteen . . . Have Fun Troops, God Bless.

Prayers going up.

5 posted on 08/12/2005 6:51:41 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: AZamericonnie

Good evening Connie!
Thank you for your tribute to our Troops every day!

6 posted on 08/12/2005 6:52:10 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Support Our Troops-->It's The Least Any Of Us Can
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To: HopeandGlory

Good evening HopeandGlory!
How are you tonight?

7 posted on 08/12/2005 6:53:02 PM PDT by MoJo2001 ( (Support Our Troops)....12)
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To: MoJo2001
And here we go! Great job Kiddo with listening to all those songs and wrangling them all into one place.

8 posted on 08/12/2005 6:53:42 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ ~ coming soon ~Operation Semper Fi ~a field hospital~)
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To: MoJo2001

Billy Squire - - Stroke Man

9 posted on 08/12/2005 6:54:23 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: MoJo2001

I'm doing great MoJo . . .I hope you and yours are fine . . . are ready for The Sailors homecoming?

10 posted on 08/12/2005 6:55:11 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Its coming up, but Billy Squier isn't considered a One Hit Wonder.

He had hits with:

Everybody Wants You
Rock You Tonight

And of course, the song you requested.

Thanks for jamming with us in the Canteen!!

11 posted on 08/12/2005 6:55:56 PM PDT by MoJo2001 ( (Support Our Troops)....12)
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To: HopeandGlory

Yes!Yes!Yes!Yes! LOL!

We're doing great!!
How about your baby?

12 posted on 08/12/2005 6:56:32 PM PDT by MoJo2001 ( (Support Our Troops)....12)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

*YAWN* Even slackers can do something right every now and again. Hehe!
Did you eat? Sugar? Sleep?

13 posted on 08/12/2005 6:57:22 PM PDT by MoJo2001 ( (Support Our Troops)....12)
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To: MoJo2001

Good evening Diva & thank you for this evenings thread. It's a keeper! Paying tribute to those who serve every day is the least I can do! *Hugs*

14 posted on 08/12/2005 6:57:59 PM PDT by AZamericonnie (~ ~ coming soon ~Operation Semper Fi ~a field hospital~)
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To: MoJo2001
How about 'Children of the Sun' by Billy Thorpe.

I learned to play guitar, bass and drums listening to that song on the radio.

15 posted on 08/12/2005 6:58:11 PM PDT by perfect stranger ("Hell Bent for Election" by Warburg)
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To: MoJo2001

So far so good . . .we're looking at Nov. for his homecoming.

16 posted on 08/12/2005 6:58:17 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: MoJo2001

Another OHW--did I miss it up above? "Mary's Prayer" by Danny Wilson.

17 posted on 08/12/2005 6:59:37 PM PDT by zook
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To: MoJo2001; The Sailor; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; Defender2; Blue Scourge; Cool Multiservice Soldier; ..
Click on the pic and I'll guide you
to the start of today's thread


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and the family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.

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Proud Patriots is a group of private Americans who are working to ensure
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18 posted on 08/12/2005 6:59:54 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (DA BEARS!)
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To: MoJo2001
Bobby Freeman . . "Do You Want To Dance?"
19 posted on 08/12/2005 7:00:13 PM PDT by MrNatural ("...You want the truth!?...")
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To: zook

Nope! We were waiting for you to request it. We could go from here until the end of the year with One Hit Wonders threads.

Welcome to the Canteen!

20 posted on 08/12/2005 7:00:40 PM PDT by MoJo2001 ( (Support Our Troops)....12)
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