one-hit wonder

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one-hit wonder

A musician or band that only has one successful song during their music career. I'm surprised that band was a one-hit wonder. I enjoyed several songs on their album, but only the one big single ever got radio play.
See also: wonder
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OAKLAND - Some might have thought of the 2002 World Series champion Angels as a one-hit wonder, a product of good fortune long overdue.