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NightTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-04 03:55 AM
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FEW-HIT WONDERS (Day 11)
Yesterday's post: http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

Inspired by the recent "Two-Hit Wonders" thread, I've been going through my copy of BILLBOARD'S TOP POP SINGLES, 1955-1996, and copying down those artists who placed only a handful of singles in the Top 40. Here are the L's:

NICOLETTE LARSON: Lotta Love (#8, 1978), Let Me Go, Love (duet with Michael McDonald) (#35, 1980)

LATIMORE: Lets Straighten It Out (#31, 1974), Somethin Bout Cha (#37, 197&)

STACY LATTISAW: Let Me Be Your Angel (#21, 1980), Love On A Two-Way Street (#26, 1981), Miracles (#40, 1983)

DICKEY LEE: Patches (#6, 1962), I Saw Linda Yesterday (#14, 1963), Laurie (Strange Things Happen) (#14, 1965)

RAYMOND LeFEVRE & HIS ORCHESTRA: The Day The Rains Came (#30, 1958), Ame Caline (Soul Coaxing) (#37, 1968)

THE LEFT BANKE: Walk Away Renee (#5, 1966), Pretty Ballerina (#15, 1967)

JULIAN LENNON: Valotte (#9, 1984), Too Late For Goodbyes (#5, 1985), Say Youre Wrong (#21, 1985), Stick Around (#32, 1986)

LEVEL 42: Something About You (#7, 1986), Lessons In Love (#12, 1987)

GERALD LEVERT: Baby, Hold On To Me (duet with Eddie Levert) (#37, 1992), Id Give Anything (#28, 1994)

BOBBY LEWIS: Tossin and Turnin (#1, 1961), One-Track Mind (#9, 1961)

RAMSEY LEWIS: The In Crowd (#5, 1965), Hang On Sloopy (#11, 1965), A Hard Days Night (#29, 1966), Wade in the Water (#19, 1966)

LIGHTHOUSE: One Fine Morning (#24, 1971), Sunny Days (#34, 1972)

KATHY LINDEN: Billy (#7, 1958), Goodbye, Jimmy, Goodbye (#11, 1959)

MARK LINDSAY: Arizona (#10, 1970), Silver Bird (#25, 1970)

LINEAR: Sending All My Love (#5, 1990), T.L.C. (#30, 1992)

LITTLE EVA: The Loco-Motion (#1, 1962), Keep Your Hands Off My Baby (#12, 1963), Lets Turkey Trot (#20, 1963) Swinging On A Star (duet with Big Dee Irwin) (#38, 1963)

LITTLE SISTER: Youre The One (#22, 1970), Somebodys Watching You (#32, 1971)

LIVING COLOUR: Cult of Personality (#13, 1989), Glamour Boys (#31, 1989)

LISA LOEB & NINE STORIES: Stay (I Missed You) (#1, 1994), Do You Sleep? (#18, 1995)

LOGGINS & MESSINA: Your Mama Dont Dance (#4, 1972), Thinking of You (#18, 1973), My Music (#16, 1973)

LONDONBEAT: Ive Been Thinking About You (#1, 1991), A Better Love (#18, 1991)

LOOKING GLASS: Brandy (Youre A Fine Girl) (#1, 1972) Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne (#33, 1973)

TRINI LOPEZ: If I Had A Hammer (#3, 1963), Kansas City (#23, 1964), Lemon Tree (#20, 1965), Im Comin Home, Cindy (#39, 1966)

LOS LOBOS: La Bamba (#1, 1987), Come On, Lets Go (#34, 1987)

JOHN D. LOUDERMILK: Sittin in the Balcony (as Johnny Dee), (#38, 1957), Language of Love (#32, 1961)

DARLENE LOVE: (Today I Met) The Boy Im Gonna Marry (#39, 1963), Wait Til my Bobby Gets Home (#26, 1963)

LOVE UNLIMITED: Walkin in the Rain With The One I Love (#14, 1972), I Belong To You (#27, 1974)

THE LOVE UNLIMITED ORCHESTRA: Loves Theme (#1, 1974), Satin Soul (#22, 1975)

JIM LOWE: The Green Door (#2, 1956), Four Walls (#15, 1957), Talkin To The Blues (#15, 1957)

L.T.D.: Love Ballad (#20, 1976), (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again (#4, 1977), Shine On (#40, 1981)

LULU: To Sir With Love (#1, 1967), Best of Both Worlds (#32, 1968), Oh Me, Oh My (Im A Fool For You, Baby) (#22, 1970), I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do) (#18, 1981)

FRANKIE LYMON & THE TEENAGERS: Why Do Fools Fall In Love? (#6, 1956), I Want You To Be My Girl (#13, 1956), Goody, Goody (#20, 1957)
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