We Still Can’t Get Enough Of These Legendary ’70s One-Hit Wonders

1. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry

It’s safe to say that there’s no chance you haven’t danced to this. It’s simply an impossibility. But before funk one-hit wonders Wild Cherry conquered the charts in 1976 and made hips sway, they were a hard rockin’ band that just couldn’t catch a break.

play that funky music wild cherry 70s one hit wonders


The idea for the song came when they were playing at a club to a less than responsive audience. Someone shouted the now infamous line at them. Band frontman Rob Parissi was listening, and the idea stuck. All it took was a genre shift!


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