The SMS Trivia Question of The Week 6/29

Yep! It’s Trivia Tuesday for June 29th! Brought to us each Tuesday by all the Groovey people at Omnivore Recordings! Your first and last stop for all the music you didn’t know, you didn’t know! But, before we get info this week’s all new question, we want to acknowledge all the brilliant readers who weighed in on last week’s question, which focused on the many notorious copyright infringement lawsuits that involved many of your favorite and popular songs from the 60’s. First in with all the right answers, including some great background and insider info was the very knowledgeable Mr. Jeffery Conroy! Another week and another  big win for you! My old friend! Following Jeffery was a new player here at SMS  “DJones” Way to go “D” and welcome to SMS and the weekly Trivia Quiz! Closing things out and nailing the questions was Mr. Mark Llewellyn Chapman! Keep on Rockin Mark! Congrats and thanx to all three of you brilliant “Triv’sters”

But now! It’s time for the new SMS Trivia question of the week: This week’s quiz is all about the great Kenny Rogers! The handsome, husky voiced singer, actor and entrepreneur best know for his song, T.V. Series and feature film “The Gambler” Rogers is in the Country music Hall of Fame and during his long and diverse career, has scored over 200 chart hit records across various genre’s! But, did you know that Kenny got his first break-thru hit in the late 60’s with arguably thee most “Psychedelic Rock” song of that Psychedelic era! Which begins our question: What  is the title to Rogers break thru hit from 1968, additionally give us the name of Rogers band who recorded this sweet slice of Psychedelia? Additionally, What was the name of the original “Girl singer” in the band? Lastly give us the titles to at least 3 more hits from Kenny and his band?

In summary, here’s what we need:

1) Give us the title of the Psychedelic Rock song that put Kenny Rogers on the charts with his band in 1968 ?

2) Give us the name of his band ?

3) Give us the titles to at least three more songs from Kenny and his band ?

4) To achieve “SMS Super Genius” status, what is the name of the original “Girl Singer” from the group?

Meanwhile as you rifle thru the “Psychedelic Rock” section of your tiny “PR” records collection, take a break and click on the link below and browse thru Omnivore Recordings incredible catalog of the greatest music in the known world and beyond!



  1. Good morning to all,

    “Just Dropped In (to see what condition my condition was in)”. I loved this song!
    New Edition. Later, Kenny Rogers and the First Edition
    Mary Arnold
    “But You Know I Love You”
    “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town”

  2. 1. Just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in
    2. The First Edition later Kenny Rogers and the First Edition
    3. Something’s Burning, Ruby (don’t take your love to town), But you Know I Love You
    4. Singer Thelma Camacho, later Mary Arnold (who married Roger Miller)

  3. 1. Just Dropped in to see what condition my condition was in
    2. First Edition
    3. Heed the Call, Somethings Burning, But You Know I Love You
    4. Don’t know, but I know they had 2 over the 5 years or so they were a group
    BTW, that has got to be the greatest set of lyrics for obscure convoluted ideas sinve a few months earlier when the Hombres had a similar silly lyric line.

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