One Hit Wonders / 1967

One Hit Wonders
  • The Bee Gees sign with Robert Stigwood, an executive with the Beatles NEMS Enterprises and their 2nd recording “New York Mining Disaster 1941” is released, becomes a top 10 hit and the rest as they say, is history. 
  • Elvis marries Priscilla on May 1, in Las Vegas. 
  • The Beatles monumental album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” is released and will be the groups biggest seller. 
  • The Beatles manager, Brian Epstein dies of an overdose of sleeping pills at the age of 32. 
  • On November 9 the first Issue of Rolling Stone Magazine is published, featuring John Lennon on the cover. 
  • A “Supergroup” is formed, called Cream, Ginger Baker, Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce. 
  • Kenny Rogers leaves the New Christy Minstrels and forms a new band called “The First Edition” which would have great success and spend an enormous amount of time in Toronto, with TV commitments. 
  • Steve Winwood leaves the Spencer Davis Group, forms Traffic with Dave Mason, Jim Capaldi and Chris Wood.  Shortly after the Spencer Davis group disbands.
From Beckley West Virginia (which I have been too)
It Takes Two / March 1967 / Kim Weston & Marvin Gaye / #14 BB
Now I do not agree with the listing because I think Take me in Your Arms was a hit, it made it to # 50
For What it’s Worth / March 1967 / Buffalo Springfield / #7 BB
 A group that got it’s start in Thunder Bay Ontario when Stephen Stills and Neil Young ran into each other.
A country boy from Arkansas.
A group from Ohio.
Let the Good Times Roll and Feel so Good / August 1967 / Bunny Sigler / #22 BB
From Philly, Northern Soul, I loved the record.
Everlasting Love / November 1967 / Robert Knight / #22 BB
No explanation needed for this artist.

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