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One-Hit Wonders

All Aboard the Meme Express – Thursday, September 25, 2008



Today is National One-Hit-Wonder Day in the U.S. Although the origins of this holiday are unclear, the Meme Express prompt of the day is simple: one-hit wonders.


What is a one-hit wonder? According to the online Urban Dictionary, a one-hit wonder is


“…a band/group that has one breakthrough hit that people remember after usually years of making underground music. They may try to launch more chart-friendly songs on the back of their one song that will fail to have any impact. [A one-hit wonder] will fade back into obscurity within a month only appearing for the odd television appearance.”


Use the image, definition and question . . . or not. See what hits you.


What is your favorite one-hit wonder?


Post your poem, story, song, photo or other entry on your blog. (Be sure to include a link to the Meme Express. Grab our train graphic from the sidebar for your link, if you want.)


Then come back here, and post a comment with a link to your own entry.


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Of course, if this prompt seems to stump you, you are free to peruse the archives of the Meme Express and publish a blog post on an earlier prompt.


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1 comment:

  1. Here's a SWEET example of a ONE-HIT WONDER, straight from the MEME EXPRESS:

    SUGAR, SUGAR – at THE MEME EXPRESS

    Remember that one?

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