Caffé Latté presents a tribute to the All-Time 100
ONE HIT WONDERS
This group of musical acts is responsible for only 1 major hit in Britain & /or America spans the decades. After that initial taste of chart success, a significant follow-up eluded them.
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Peter Schilling (1983)
German singer/ songwriter was inspired by Major Tom character in David Bowie's "Space Oddity" for this US Top 15 hit.
PRECIOUS TO ME
Phil Seymour (1981)
American musician & forner member of Dwight Tilley Band. This solo hit peaked at #22 in America.
The Capitols (1966)
R&B vocal trio reached #7 on the American Hot 100.
GET USED TO IT
Roger Voudouris (1979)
American soloist/ guitarist co-wrote this #21 US hit with producer Michael Omartian.
This Dutch dance track fused techno with the Charleston and reached #1 in Britain.
I KNOW WHAT BOYS LIKE
The Waitresses (1981)
American group that made the Australian Top 20 with this single.
THE FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT, I GOTTA WEAR SHADES
Timbuk 3 (1986)
Texan group with an alternative, country & folk hybrid sound. Peaked at #19 in USA and 21 in UK.
Scandal featuring Patty Smyth (1984)
Scandal scored a #7 hit in America with this. Lead singer Patty Smyth later married John McEnroe. She sang on a single by The Hooters and charted with Don Henley on 1992 duet "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough".
Hocus Pocus (1995)
A European hit & Australian #1 single inspired by Jack Nicholson's catchphrase from the film 'The Shining'.
BABY IT'S YOU
Canadian trio of siblings enjoyed major success with this single in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.