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The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #48 Love/Hate

Moving away from the duo/duets one-hit wonders, our Spinney Wheel Thing Of Destiny (SWTOD) is back from its well earned rest and is chomping at the bit to bring you more One-Hit Wonder wonderfulness, and the first act kicking off this week is glam metal band Love/Hate. Love/Hate is an American hard rock/glam metal bandContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #48 Love/Hate”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #42 Twice As Much

Whilst Alexander Graham Bell was inventing the telephone his Mexican cousin Taco, was also changing the world. Twice as Much was a British musical duo, composed of Dave Skinner and Andrew Rose, harmony singers who, despite writing much of their own material, had their only UK Top 40 success as performers with a cover ofContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #42 Twice As Much”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #41 Coverdale Page

I want to organize a hide and seek tournament for next month, but I’m finding it tough going. Good players are hard to find. Taking a break from the usual husband/wife, male/female duos, today’s post features the 1993 collab between David Coverdale and Jimmy Page. Following the disbandment of Coverdale’s band Whitesnake and a failedContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #41 Coverdale Page”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders Solo Hit #33 Richie Sambora

I just spent all morning building a time machine, well that’s 4 hours of my life I’ll definitely get back. And anytime you lend it to someone, you get it back immediately. Richard Stephen Sambora (born July 11, 1959) is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead guitarist ofContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders Solo Hit #33 Richie Sambora”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #31 The Solo Hit – Ian Hunter

The first rule of Hangman Club is – o u/- o/no-/- a – -/a – o u -/- a n- – a n /- – u- Ian Hunter Patterson (born 3 June 1939) is an English singer-songwriter and musician who is best known as the lead singer of the English rock band Mott the Hoople,Continue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #31 The Solo Hit – Ian Hunter”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #30 The Solo Hit – Pete Townsend

Where we live there’s been a lot of rain and some very high winds and I’m really worried about the caravan in my garden. Mainly because I don’t have a caravan. Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician. He is co-founder, leader, guitarist, second lead vocalist and principal songwriter ofContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #30 The Solo Hit – Pete Townsend”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #28 The Solo Hit – Ricky Ross

After being unemployed for a while, I’ve recently found work as a stunt man in a couple of films. It’s nothing major, just a couple of small rolls. Our next solo artist OHW is Ricky Ross, the Scottish singer-songwriter and broadcaster who is the lead singer of the rock band Deacon Blue. Alongside his discographyContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #28 The Solo Hit – Ricky Ross”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders (Beatles Edition) #26 Trash

For the final entrant in our WWOOHW Beatles Edition we are featuring White Trash, who were a Scottish pop group who recorded briefly for Apple Records in 1969. Made up of ex-members of the Pathfinders and the Poets, they were given the name White Trash by Richard DiLello, the Apple liaison officer who wrote aContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders (Beatles Edition) #26 Trash”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders (Beatles Edition) #23 The Naturals

Today’s OHW features The Naturals, who are one of the more mysterious bands ever to chart with a cover of a Beatles song. Not much is known for sure about them, other than their origins and lineup: they came out of Harlow, Essex, with a lineup that included Ricky Potter on lead vocals and CurtContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders (Beatles Edition) #23 The Naturals”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #15 Nirvana

Another day, another turn of the Spinney Wheel Thing Of Destiny. Today’s offering is from the arse-end of the sixties and is by the original Nirvana, who had a #34 hit with Rainbow Chaser. Nirvana are an English pop rock band formed in London in 1965 and though the band achieved only limited commercial success,Continue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #15 Nirvana”