What’s that? It’s the sound of One Hit Wonder day

Today, dear friends, is National One Hit Wonder Day, a fact that I would have completely missed had it not been for our local news bringing it up.  For those who don’t know, a One Hit Wonder is a musical artist who manages to hit the top 40 once and only once. Of course this varies by country, but the US uses BIllboard as the starting point. A TRUE One Hit Wonder is someone who hits BIllboard’s Hot 100 only once, although of late that has been amended to strictly top 40 by many people. Here’s Spotify’s channel devoted to

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TWO NEW TKR VIDEO SERIES DEBUTING SOON

I’ve been working on some new ideas for video series, and two more shows will join TKR’s YouTube Channel sometime in the next week. The first is sort of a spinoff of the Saturday TKR Hot20, I guess. I was thinking the other day and I said to myself, “Self, you know we could do this whole Hot20 thing for the chart archive too.” And I was like, “Wow! Self, that’s a great idea! I’m so glad we thought of that!” Ok, ok, I know…i’ll stop that absurd self talk…heh heh heh. But I won’t stop the debut of The

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TKR HOT HITS CHART: PUTH AND KEHLANI HOLD COURT FOR WEEK 3

I apologize for a lot of radio silence over the past three weeks; we went on vacation, and then we both got sick, plus we’re trying to catch up on everything. So hang in there, we’re getting back up to speed today! While I’ve been away, the Hot Hits Chart hasn’t been posted, but they’re all up to date as of now – just need to get them listed in the menu. Charlie Puth and Kehlani‘s powerhouse smash “Done For Me” moved into the top spot and is now holding on for a third week at the top. I find

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TKR PRESENTS 40BEST: HANSON

It’s time for the launch of my newest TKR series, XXBest! And a shout out from TKR to our peeps on our music and bookstores blog Planet BiblioMusica too! We’ll kick off this new, hopefully weekly TKR series, with one of the finest and sometimes most unfairly maligned bands around – my boys from Tulsa, Hanson! For those living in a time warp and who think Hanson has never made it past “Mmm Bop” (and it’s alarming how many poor saps there are like that!), you are about to see what you’ve been missing – some of the best indie

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TKR HOT HITS CHART: “YOUNGBLOOD” HANGS ON FOR SECOND WEEK

Aussie band 5 Seconds Of Summer hangs on to the top spot on this weeks’ TKR Hot Hits PowerTraxx chart, as latest single “Youngblood” logs its second week at #1 for the week ending September 8 2018. Long Island native Jesse Kinch‘s incredible ballad “How Do I Reach You (The Last Veil)” continues right on pushing against 5SOS in the runner up position for a second week, but the still-surging Charlie Puth featuring Kehlani with “Done For Me” moves up another notch to take this week’s #3 slot, and could end up surging past Kinch for the top spot in

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PLAYTION UPDATE: MASSIVE UPDATES TO SUNSHINE 70S, NEW PLAYTIONS COMING THIS WEEKEND

Hi everyone!  Been working on some MASSIVE updates to our “decades” Spotify Playtions this week and will be continuing more over the next two weeks. When I launched the Decades based playlist Playtions, I got just enough in them to provide listeners with a great experience for each list. Now, the time has come to give each of the channels a MASSIVE upgrade, which started this week with the “Sunshine 70s” channel playtion, where I’ve added OVER 500 new tunes to the list in the past 48 hours!  You can now listen to the channel for over TWO DAYS without

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