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Ok, here's the story:

Songwriters Mitch Murray and Peter Callender wrote "Billy Don't Be A Hero".

They gave the song to Paper Lace, who hit #1 with it for 3 weeks...on the British Charts.

Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods charted with it in the states in the summer of 74, hitting #1 for two weeks, as Sammy stated.

So, the same song, by two one hit wonders, on different continents.

Also, Paper Lace has the distiction of being a one hit wonder on two different continents, with two different songs, "Billy", and "The Night Chicago Died"

Does that make them a two hit wonder, or a one hit wonder, squared? :P

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The only one-hit wonders with colors in the title ("Black Betty" and "Green Tambourine")?

:afro: :afro: :afro: :confused: :confused:

No, that's not it. I mean, that's true, but too obvious to be the answer.

Some facts:

Green Tambourine was released in 1967, and Black Betty was released in 1977.

Two one hit wonders, ten years apart. Quite a 'pair'.

Sorry folks, I have to get to work. I'll be back this afternoon to see if anyone has figured it out.

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Ok, here goes!

Dang, I sure do miss Darryl! :(


What well-known actor recorded an album in the 60's under a different name than his birth-name and also played guitar briefly for a well-known band in the 60's?


If you didn't know this, you will be quite shocked to find out who it was! I sure was!

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