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Uncle John’s Favorite Beatle is Ringo Starr

Here are some fab facts about the most underrated, overlooked, and mocked Beatle, Ringo Starr. “Ringo Starr” is not his real name. The “Starr” is short for “Starkey” and “Ringo” comes from his habit of wearing rings. Somebody called him that once and it stuck, which the drummer himself liked because he thought it made […]

One-Hit-Wonders Who Became Composers

Say you’re a musician and you work and toil for years and finally score a big hit song…but then you can’t ever manage another one. How to pay the bills? Write musical scores for film and television. Jay Ferguson Jay Ferguson is a double one-hit wonder. In 1968, his rock band spirit scored its only […]

Going Solo…And Going Nowhere Fast

How can you be a rock superstar and a one-hit-wonder at the same time? When you leave your successful group for a solo career…and it doesn’t work out. Nick Lachey There was a slew of “boy bands” in the late ‘90s and early 2000s. The one teeny bopper from the era who is still a […]