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38 Special was a rock music group with singer Donnie Van Zant, younger brother of Ronnie Van Zant from Lynyrd Skynyrd. The greatest hit for Thirty Eight Special was 1989 number 4 song Second Chance.
In rock music, 38 Special had five number ones. 1980 number one rock song Rockin' Into The Night was the biggest, followed closely by number 2 rock hit Hold On Loosely which was blocked from the top spot by The Who song You Better, You Bet. Third and fourth were Caught Up In You, then If I'd Been The One, both number ones.
For a short period of time, 38 Special spelled out its name as Thirty Eight Special as shown below.


Popular Tune Timeline for 38 Special


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  1 Long Time Gone   Jan 1978  
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  2 Tell Everybody   Jan 1978  
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  3 I'm A Fool To You   Jul 1979  
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  4 Money Honey   Mar 1980  
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  5 Rockin' Into The Night 1     Mar 1980  
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  6 You Got The Deal   Mar 1980  
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  7 Stone Cold Believer   Jun 1980  
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  8 First Time Around   Mar 1981  
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  9 Wild-Eyed Southern Boys   Apr 1981  
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  10 Hold On Loosely 2 25   May 1981  
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  11 Fantasy Girl   Jul 1981  
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  12 Caught Up In You 1 13   Jul 1982  
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  13 Chain Lightning 11     Jul 1982  
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  14 Back On The Track   Aug 1982  
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  15 You Keep Runnin' Away 6 20   Sep 1982  
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  16 If I'd Been The One 1 14   Jan 1984  
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  17 Back Where You Belong 2 16   Mar 1984  
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  18 One Time For Old Times   Apr 1984  
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  19 Long Distance Affair   Sep 1984  
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  20 Teacher Teacher 1 24   Nov 1984  
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  21 Like No Other Night 3 15   Jun 1986  
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  22 Somebody Like You 6     Aug 1986  
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  23 Heart's On Fire   Sep 1986  
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  24 Back To Paradise 4     Aug 1987  
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  25 Rock And Roll Strategy 3     Nov 1988  
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  26 Little Sheba 13     Dec 1988  
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  27 Second Chance 1 4   Apr 1989  
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  28 Comin' Down Tonight   Jul 1989  
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  29 The Sound Of Your Voice 3 25   Aug 1991  
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  30 Rebel To Rebel 18     Oct 1991  
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  31 Fade To Blue   Aug 1997  
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  32 Jingle Bell Rock   Dec 2001  
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  33 Hurts Like Love   Jul 2004  
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Top Pop Songs by 38 Special

1Second Chance
2Caught Up In You
3If I'd Been The One
4You Keep Runnin' Away
5Back Where You Belong
6Hold On Loosely

Top Rock Songs by 38 Special

1If I'd Been The One
2Caught Up In You
3Teacher Teacher
4Second Chance
5Back Where You Belong
6Hold On Loosely
7Rockin' Into The Night
8Like No Other Night
9The Sound Of Your Voice
10Back To Paradise
11Somebody Like You
12You Keep Runnin' Away
13Rock And Roll Strategy
14Chain Lightning
15Little Sheba

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