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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Remembering Glen Campbell (1936-2017)

We lost country and pop legend Glen Campbell this afternoon after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease; he was 81 years old. He – or rather his celebrity and his music – played a large part in my early life, and was part of what helped to shape my rather eclectic tastes in music. My mom was a huge fan of Campbell from the very beginning. Whenever he popped up on TV variety shows, my mom and I would always watch. I think she first spotted him when he was a To see the full content, share this page by

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