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One-Hit Wonder

One-Hit Wonder

Today’s idiom is the term one-hit wonder. It refers to a band, musician or singer who is famous for only one album or song.
Some people refer to Bobby McFerrin as a
one-hit wonder. Do you remember his song Don’t Worry be Happy from 1988? Or what about the band Los Del Rio who sang the 1996 hit, Macarena? Can you think of any other bands or artists who only had one big hit? Check this wikipedia.org link to find some more one-hit wonders.

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