This is the best-selling instrumental band of all time. They helped popularize the electric guitar across the world during the 1960’s. Their top single, (#5 Aug. 1961) is often cited as one of the top songs ever recorded for electric guitar. The band had 14 singles in Billboard’s Hot 100 and sold over 100 million records. During their early years, the group played Fender guitars but in 1963, they adopted Mosrite guitars exclusively. Name the band.
Answer to last week’s Trivia: The first Canadian to have a #1 hit in the US and went on to have a number of top five singles, wrote music scores for TV and movies, and wrote lyrics for some headliner singers was: Paul Anka (“Diana”, #1, Sept. ’57)
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