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One-Hit Wonders You Didn't Realize Passed Away

Many artists have left their mark on the music industry by recording hit songs that landed at the top of the charts. Nothing beats that feeling of recognizing those first few beats of one of your favorite jams and instinctively starting to groove. You probably know every single word, plus that air-guitar solo, but what you might not know is that some of the artists behind our favorite songs are no longer with us.

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One-Hit Wonders You Didn't Realize Passed Away

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    Music Stars You May Not Know Are Dead

    Music Stars You May Not Know Are Dead

    Many artists have left their mark on the music industry by recording hit songs that landed at the top of the charts. Nothing beats that feeling of recognizing those first few beats of one of your favorite jams and instinctively starting to groove. You probably know every single word, plus that air-guitar solo, but what you might not know is that some of the artists behind our favorite songs are no longer with us.

    Musicians Who Ruined Their Careers This Past Decade

    Musicians Who Ruined Their Careers This Past Decade

    Oh, how the mighty have fallen. One second, an artist can be on top of the world, selling out shows and enjoying a #1 hit on the radio only to wake up years later with no more success. In the 2010s, some musicians quickly peaked in popularity, but are still working at a smaller scale. Remember Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" back in 2011? He (say it with us, "go-tee-ay") comfortably went touring around Australia with a rare instrument called an ondioline, The Guardian reported. Other musicians were not so lucky, and slowly faded away in popularity or even worse, ruined their reputations overnight and were "canceled" by the public.

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