One-hit wonder

One-Hit Wonder: Bobby Day
One-Hit Wonder: Bobby Day
He grew up in Texas and moved to California as a teen. He recorded for many labels with a group that changed their name and as a solo artist but only one hit: Bobby Day, according to 45cat.com. Robert "Bobby Day" Byrd grew up in Texas. He won a scholarship in high school to study math and music after moving to L...
Gene Vincent
Gene Vincent
He was born in Virginia and moved to Los Angeles and England. While in the U.S. Navy, he heard his one-hit wonder: Gene Vincent, according to history-of-rock.com. Vincent Eugene Craddock from Norfolk, Virginia moved to Muden Point with his family...
One-Hit Wonder: Cymarron
One-Hit Wonder: Cymarron
A trio from the early 1970s with one hit and a couple of more bands: Cymarron, according to the website mental itch. Rick Yancy, a studio musician in Memphis, met Sherrill Parks and they began collaborating. Parks introduced Richard Mainegra to Yancy and the three formed Cymarron...
One-Hit Wonder: Swinging Blue Jeans
One-Hit Wonder: Swinging Blue Jeans
Formed in the early '60s as The Bluegenes, they once invited the Beatles to their "Guest Night" at The Cavern: Swinging Blue Jeans, according to their website. The Bluegenes formed in Liverpool in 1961. They toured and played dance halls and soon as the Swinging Blue Jeans became regulars at The Cavern and had what was called "Tuesday Guest Night...
One-Hit Wonder: The Gentrys
One-Hit Wonder: The Gentrys
Originally from Memphis, they first formed in the early '60s at The Gents: The Gentrys, from imdb.com. Members include on vocals Bruce Bowles and Jimmy Hart, keyboardist Bobby Fisher, playing the trumpet and keyboards Jimmy Johnson, bass played by Pat Neal, guitarist and vocalist Larry Raspberry and playing the drums Larry Wall...
One-Hit Wonder: The Castaways
One-Hit Wonder: The Castaways
A Minnesota Rock and Roll Band from the '60s with one hit and are still on tour: The Castaways, according to their website. The members of The Castaways include original member Jim Donna with vocals and playing the keyboards. Other members include Bob Donna on guitar and vocals, Rick Snider with vocals and drums along with Ralph Hintz with the bass and vocals...
One-Hit Wonder: The Rivieras
One-Hit Wonder: The Rivieras
In the early '60s, they named the group after a car, they sang about California and were from Indiana: The Rivieras. Originally The Playmates, members included South Bend High Schoolers Marty "Bo" Fortson (lead vocals and rhythm), Joe Pennell (lead guitar), Doug Gean (bass), Otto Nuss (organ) and Paul Dennert (drums)...

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