The SMS Trivia Question of the Week 5/12

Yeah, we get it, it’s simply getting harder and harder to tell one day from another! Once again, that’s why we’re here! Take note, today is “Trivia Tuesday” for May 12th!…..You’re welcome! The Tuesday Trivia Quiz is brought to us each week by the “Everyday People” at Omnivore Recordings!Your only option for all the music you didn’t know, you didn’t know!  Meanwhile, before we get to this weeks question, we’d like to recognize the brilliant readers who correctly answered last week’s question, which was: A bunch of questions’ all related to The Beatles! First in with all the right answers and this weeks winner of a cool Omnivore Recordings CD  is our new friend Owen! Way to go Owen! Next in our old “Buddy” Curtis Stone! However close on his heals was Ken Jones!  Great to see you back Ken! Lastly our old friend Edmund Simmons dropped by, bragged about taking a “Beach Day” which  basically pissed us off!  thanx Ed….Did it rain? Congratulations gents, One and all!

But now! It’s time for this weeks new  Trivia Quiz : 
 And this week it’s all about The Beatles legendary original manager Brian Epstein!  Yep, that’s him on the left. Here’s your question: One might think that managing the most popular band in the world would keep you very busy! But the ambitious Brian Epstein managed several other very successful acts in the 60’s  with at least three of which were BANDS! So, give us the names of at least three other bands managed by Brian ? And give us the title to at least one hit from each of the three groups ? And lastly to achieve SMS Super Genius Status, tell us what Mr. Epstein was doing for a living and the name of his work place  before he took on The Beatles for management?

In Summary, here’s what we need:

1) Give us the names of at least three other popular bands managed by Brian Epstein ?

2) Give us the titles to at least one hit record from each of these three bands ( a total of 3 songs!)

3) Tell us what Brian Epstein was doing and where he worked just prior to taking on The Beatles as their manager ?

And lastly while your feverishly searching through your old issues of “Tiger Beat” why not click on the link to  Omnivore Recordings HomePage we provide just below and browse thee greatest record catalog in the known world!





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


  1. Gerry and the Pacemakers – Ferry Cross The Mersey

    Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas – Little Children

    The Cyrkle – Red Rubber Ball

    Epstein worked at NEMS dept store, owned by his family

    • Hey Steve, great to see you back and of corse “Nailing the question!
      Don’t be a stranger!

  2. 1) Gerry and the Pacemakers; Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, The Cyrkle
    2) How Do You Do It; From A Window; Red Rubber Ball
    3) After leaving the army in 1954 he in was put charge of Clarendon Furnishing then made manager of his father’s new NEMS store (North End Road Music)

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