Originally Posted by Anon La Ply
I first realised that the public were mostly musical morons in 1970 (I think) when Tony Orlando's awful Tie a Yellow Ribbon was #1 and Jud Strunk's execrable Daisy a Day was #2. I couldn't believe it. Sometimes decent songs get through, but for the most part the public continue to be dazzled by shiny baubles and reject gems that are not cut into a neat cube ...
Hah, I didn't realize those songs made it all the way to the land down under (oops another Grammy Best New Artist..Men At Work!).
Yellow Ribbon was 1973, Daisy a Day was indeed 1970. Love both of them though. About once or twice a decade though.....