case you haven't noticed, George had a huge ego. He thought
he knew everything about oldies music, so this is your chance
to show all of us that you know a thing or two!
Dee and the Offbeats recorded "Henrietta"
as a tribute to their idol. Who was their idol?
First one to
get the correct answer is the winner!
E-mail us today!
just for the fun of it, you might even want to send Ed and Bill
some email with a music trivia question of your own!
We had many correct gursses on this one. It was
Randy Wood who later started Dot Records.
We finally have a winner on the current trivia question.
This question was first posted on November 11, 2009. We've had an
incredible number of guesses, but Paul
Leonard of Lynn Mass. got it correct. The first
45rpm release on the Beatles' Apple label was "Thingumybob/Yellow
Submarine" by Black Dyke Mills Band. Great work Paul.
We had three winners on the trivia question. "What
was Johnny Mathis' first record?" Ron
Olson from Gainesville,
Florida, Phil Buotte
of W.Wareham, Mass
and Judy from SW
Michigan all had the correct answer; "Wonderful,
Wonderful" Good work!!
Two winners again on the trivia question, "What
was the Everly Bros. first hit?" It was "Keep A'lovin'
Me" on Columbia records. Ned
Murray from Melrose,
Mass. was the first one and
Steve Sands of Conway,
SC came in second.
Finally a winner on the current
trivia question. 'What was Bobby Darin's first record?" The
answer is "The Rock Island Line" on Decca Records in 1956.
New Jersey got it right.
We had two winners on the latest
trivia question. "Who had the first big hit on the Uni label?"
It was the Strawberry Alarm Clock. Philippe
Lussier from Quebec
City, Canada and Dennis
Chick of Whitman,
Mass. both had the correct answer. Good work guys.
Homer Glen, Ill. had the correct answer to
the question,"What was Johnny Mathis' first record?
"Wonderful, Wonderful" . Good job Karen.
We had many correct answers,
but the most recent was from Gary
Belich of Deluth,
Minn. John Lennon said the if you gave rock and
roll another name, it would be Chuck Berry.
This trivia question received
numerous answers, however Donna Perry
of Norwood, Mass., Larry
Roberts of Portage, Indiana,
and Margaret and Joe Bennett
of Quincy, Mass. were all correct.
The movie in which Elvis' parents appeared was "Loving You".
It didn't take folks long to
get the correct answer this time.The first two correct answers came
from Joe Kelley of Randolph,
Mass and Robert Kramer
of Vero Beach, Florida both
said the Harold Dorman had the only major hit on the Rita Record
label. The song was "Mountain of Love".
The answer to the current Trivia
question, "What was the first hit on the Swan label?"
was "Click Clack" by Dickey Doo and the Don'ts. Gene
Babin of Hingham, Mass
and Lorrie Medel of Dearborn,Michigan
had the correct answer.
We had many correct answers
to the Trivia Box question. Who recorded the song "To Make
a Long Story Short" on the Scepter label? It was Eddie and
the Starlites. Joe Kelley of
Randolph, Mass., Jack
Worthley of Marblehead, Mass.,
Gene from Scituate,
Mass., Robert Kramer
of Vero Beach, Florida, Jessica
Arce, Weymouth, Mass.,
Sue Miller, Kansas City,Kansas
and Ray Hennebury of Duxbury,
Mass. all had the correct answer. Thanks, eveeryone for
being part of George's Trivia Box.
Bear from Chicago,
Ill. had the correct answer this time around. Dicky Doo
and the Don'ts updated song was "Click Clack '65"
We had quite of few correct
guesses on this one. John Worthley
from Marblehead, Mass., James
Hill of Astoria, Oregon,
Lisa Auga from
Bob Cogliano of
and John Krause of Crestwood,
Ill. all had correct guesses. Jackie DeShannon originally
recorded under the names Sherry Lee Myers, Jackie Dee, and Jackie
Shannon. Thanks for all your guesses.
Michigan didn't waste any time getting the correct answer
to the current question. Roy Orbison's first three records on Monument
were "Paper Boy", "Uptown" and "Only the
Lonely". Great job John. You are the all time winner in the
fastest winner category.
We had many correct answers
to the trivia question but Larry Sabadini
from Quincy, Mass had the first
correct answer for the question. Jimmy Bowen and Buddy Knox had
the first two hits on Roulette records. "I'm Sticking with
You" and "Party Doll"
Vero Beach, Florida and
Leonard Starr of
Mingo Junction, Ohio both got the correct answer. The
P.F. Sloan tune done by the Searchers was "Take Me for What
I'm Worth", Thanks for playing.
Whitman, Mass guessed "Crocadile
Rock" as Elton John's first record on MCA.
England guessed correctly that the first record on Liberty
was "The Girl Upstairs" by Lionel Newman, Liberty 55001.
Good job John.
Three correct guesses come
in almost at the same time. Richard Neagle
from West Haven, Conn, Neil
McCormick from Minnesota and
Karl Worth from Wi.,
R. The answer to the question "Who produced and
managed the Chantels, Richard Barrett.
We had an incredible number
of guesses on this one, but no correct ones until Erik
Fredrikson of Derry, New Hampshire
guessed that "Butterfly" by Charlie Gracie was the first
major hit on the Cameo label.
It didn't take long this time. We have a winner. The original name
of the recording group, The Quintones was the Quinteros. Bob
Green of Seattle, Washington
was the winner. Good work Bob.
We finally have a winner on the latest trivia question, Who recorded
"That Lovin' Feeling" before the Grassroots? There were
many guesses , The Righteous Brothers being the most common guess,
however, Bobby Rydell was the correct answer. Robert
Stearns of Kent, England
had the answer. Congratulations!
The trivia question,"Joey Dee recorded a song 'Down by the
Riverside. What was the name of the back-up group?" Because
we did not specify that we were looking for the vocal back-up group
rather than the instrumental band members, we had two winners.
Billy Daniels of Philadelphia,
Pa. was correct with the answer,The Starliters. Also
correct with the answer The Ronettes(vocal back-up) was Steve
Sands of Weymouth, Mass.
M J Hewins of the Pacific
Northwest had the answer to:" What was the first
group name used by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters?" Answer:
David Lawyer of Tewksbury,
Mass was correct with his
answer to the question,"Lee Andrews and the Hearts had many
hits. What group was Lee's father in"? Answer: The Dixie Hummingbirds
Peggy DelSelva of
Norwood, Mass had the correct answer to the question,"What
Rolling Stones song did the Searchers sing?" Answer: "Take
It or Leave It"
Anthony Scampoli of
Plymouth, Mass had the correct answer this time. The
question: Who sang "Daddy's Home, but Momma's Gone"? Answer:
Donna Perry of Norwood,
Mass had the correct answer to:"What was the first
hit record on the Monument label?" Answer: Billy Grammer's
"Gotta Travel On"
Jerry Bond of Rochester,
N.Y. had the correct answer to the trivia question"What
girl group backed Bobby Rydell on many of his recordings? Answer:
The Sherrys (These girls are the daughters of well-known singer
Little Joe Cook)