The SMS Trivia Question of the Week 5 / 30

Good day! It is certainly time for the all new SMS trivia quiz for Tuesday May 30th. Brought to us each week by the very cool folks at Omnivore Recordings! Your perfect option for all  the music you didn’t know, you didn’t know! But, before we offer up this weeks question, w e’d like to. Recognize the brilliant readers who chimed in on last week’s quiz, which was all about one of our favorite “British Invasion band and the spring bored for 3 of the greatest guitar players in music history, The Yardbirds! First in with all the right answers was our old friend and favorite bass player Mr. Curtis Stone! Followed by our latest regular, Mr. Mark Leone, you guys do know your “Guitar slingers!

But now, here’s our brand new trivia question… According to the song:

“He’s got a chauffeur that’s a genuine dinosaur”

” And he can knuckle your head before you count to four”

” The cats don’t bug him cuz they know better”

“Cause he’s a mean motor scooter and a bad go getter

Give us the name of this character, which is also the title of this clever classic number one record from 1960, as well as the name of the band who recorded this gem ? Additionally explain how or why the band took the name And lastly give us the name of the talented singer /  songwriter who wrote and sang this hilarious classic ?

In summary, here’s what we need:

1) Give us the title of the 60’s gem that includes the lyric above ?

2) Give us the name of the band credited with performing this silly 60’s hit ?

3) explain why the band took that name ?

4) Give us the name of the singer / songwriter who actually wrote and performed this 60’s number one ?

5) Lastly, and for SMS “Super Genius” status,What 60’s “Super Group”  covered this unusual classic in 1965 ?

Meanwhile, while that little voice in your head keeps repeating “You got this, you got this” click on the link below and browse Omnivore’s awesome catalog of the coolest music in the known world and beyond!


Remember, you can play the weekly trivia quiz as often as you like, but can only win a groovy Omnivore CD every 30 days!…



  1. Alley Oop by The Hollywood Argyles

    Based on a comic strip of the same name

    Written by Dallas Frasier

    Covered by The Bonzo Dog Band

  2. BTW, rumor is that this song was played 24 hours straight when WLS went from farm station in Chicago to top 40 on May 1, 1960! I have never READ proof tho.

  3. Alley Oop!
    Hollywood Argyles
    No idea on rest but Gary paxton in band I think???

    • Hey Clark,
      As usual you got it! Gary Paxton, Dallas Frazier AND Kim Fowliey
      See you next week!

  4. He’s So Fine
    The Chiffons
    Ronald L. Mack
    The Beach Boys
    They picked the name out of a hat…go figure!!

    • Hey J C,
      Are you sure you want to go with “He’s So Fine” by The Chiffons?
      Just sayin’

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