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The Resume

Why they might be annoying:

    Their first and only famous album had four songs on it.
    Greenberg directed a documentary called 'Funkytown,' which received mediocre reviews.
    They were a one-hit wonder.
    They were a studio group masterminded by Greenberg.
    The music video for Funkytown has a different woman lipsyncing (get it?) Johnson's vocals.
    Funkytown's famous, but does it really need its own Web site?

Why they might not be annoying:

    'Funkytown' is one of the most famous pop singles ever and has been featured in many movies and commercials.
    They could barely get a record deal, and then got the last laugh.
    Johnson was crowned Miss Black Minnesota in 1976.
    They are credited with helping put the Minneapolis music scene on the map.
    Says Greenberg of Funkytown: 'It was truly Minnesota-made: recorded here, mastered here, mixed here. I'm very proud of that.'
    'Funkytown' is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame/Museum.
    They won three Billboard music awards.

Credit: Taffy Expires

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 17 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 19 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 51 Votes: 45.10% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 28 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 72.73% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 19 Votes: 57.89% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 28 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 52 Votes: 44.23% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 63.89% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 75 Votes: 70.67% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 152 Votes: 59.21% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 261 Votes: 69.73% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 86 Votes: 62.79% Annoying