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One Hit Wonder: Smokie (1976)

Living Next Door to Alice Single: Smokie Album: Midnight Café Released: August 12, 1976 Genre: Soft rock, pop rock Songwriters: Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman wrote "Living Next Door to Alice." The Australian pop band  New World   released a version  in 1972 that reached number 35 on the Australian chart. It later became a worldwide hit for British band Smokie , fronted by  Chris Norman . It reached the Top 40 in the US. The band never had that success there again, making them an American one-hit wonder.

Wallpaper: Sam Cooke

 Desktop Wallpaper Sam Cooke