One-Hit-WondersIt’s One-Hit Wonder Wednesday! Each week, I’ll pick a one-hit wonder to stir nostalgia and make us all ask “what were people thinking?”

This week, it’s “Popcorn” by Hot Butter.

Sounding nowadays like a very intense game of “Pong,” “Popcorn” was one of the first primarily electronic-based pieces of music to reach the American charts. It peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1972. And it was a harbinger of the electronic music that is common today.

Check back next week for another One-Hit Wonder Wednesday!