The SMS Trivia Question of the Week 3 / 21

One Hit Wonders!

It’s time once more for the all new SMS Trivia question for Tuesday March 21st. Brought to us by all the Groovey people at Omnivore Recordings! Your perfect place to find all the music you didn’t know, you didn’t know! However, before we dig in to this weeks question, we’d like to acknowledge all the brilliant readers who weighed in on last weeks question, which was all about the original or “Working titles” to seven of your favorite Beatles songs! First in with all the correct answers was the truly brilliant  Mr. Steve Winogradsky! Following Steve, wrapping it up and more was long time Super Genius Mr. Jeff Conroy! Thanx and congrats to both you brilliant gents!

But now, it’s time for the brand new trivia quiz for Tuesday March 21st:

We have often discussed the quality and diversity of the music from the 1960’s, however, the 60’s also endured more than it’s fair share of “One hit wonders” And they are the subject of this week’s trivia quiz! Here’s how it’s going to work:

Just below you’ll find the names of  20 “One hit wonders! We need you to give us the titles to each of their “One hit”

1) Bruce Channel

2) The Chantays

3) Mark Dining

4) Tony Joe White

5) Sheb Woolley

6) Norman Greenbaum

7) Lorne Green ( Yes, the dad from Bonanza)

8) Human Beinz

9) The Hollywood Argyles

10) Iron Butterfly

11) Ernie K Doe

12) Barry McGuire

13) The New Vaudeville Band

14) The Lemon Pipers

15) Los Bravos

16) Terry Stafford

17) The Surfaris

18) The Singing Nun

19 Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs

20) Zagrer & Evans

There you go, 20 artists from the 1960’s who each enjoyed a rare moment in the “White Hot” spotlight of a hit record! But sadly only once! We need YOU to respectfully provide us with the titles to each of their one hits!

Naturally, the reader with the most correct answers w ins a very cool Omnivore CD…

While thumbing thru your old collection of 45’s, why not take a moment, click on the link below and browse thru Omnivore’s catalog of the coolest music in the known world and beyond!



Remember, you can answer the weekly Trivia Quiz as often as you like, but can only win a groovy Omnivore CD every 30 days!…



  1. 1. Hey Baby
    3. Teen Angel
    4. Polk Salad Annie
    5. Purple People Eater
    6. Spirit in the Sky
    7. Ringo
    8. Nobody But Me
    9. Alley-Top
    10. In A Gadda DA Vida. Drumsolosforever!!!
    11. Mother In Law
    12. Eve of Destruction
    13. Winchester Cathedral
    14. Green Tamborine
    15. Black is Black
    16. Suspicion
    17. Wipeout more drum solos!!!
    18. Dominique
    19. Stay
    20.In the Year 2525

  2. Im hoping this will be easy, but who knows? NO checking internet, here goes:

    Hey baby, pipeline, teen angel, polk salad annie, purple peaople eater, spirit in the sky, Ringo, Nobody but me, Alley-OOp, In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida, Mother-in-law, eve of destruction, Winchester cathedral, Green Tambourine, Black is Black, Suspicion, Wipe Out, Dominique, Stay and In the Year 2525 BY ZAGER & EVANS! Lincoln Ne home boys!

    I’ll add that most of these I consider NOT one hit wonders. Ya gotta remember that many followups sold at least 100,000 copies, so hardly chopped liver.

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