This year's lineup produced a total of 60 Top 10 hits (including the 13 No.
Groups with which this year's
lineup performed had a total of 132 Top 40 hits.
Biggest hit by a Flower Power 2002
act: "My Sharona" by The Knack was a megahit - No. 1 for six weeks;
the top song of 1979.
Gary Lewis & The Playboys hit No.
1 with their first charting song, "This Diamond Ring." While it was
their biggest hit, they were anything but one-hit wonders: Their next six
charting songs during nearly a year and a half all climbed into the Top 10.
Mickey Thomas joined Starship in
1979, replacing Jefferson Airplane original Marty Balin. With Thomas doing
vocal work, Starship had its greatest commercial success from 1985 to 1987 -
20 years and more after the group's genesis.
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Biggest hit-makers: Paul Revere & The Raiders (15 Top 40s).
The Nelsons, twins Gunnar and Matthew, come from a hit-making family legacy.
Their father, Ricky Nelson, had 35 Top 40's, including two No. 1's and 17
other top 10s.
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of the Nelsons
Rare Earth, Iron Butterfly, Sugarloaf All Stars are Jerry Corbetta (lead
singer, keyboardist and founder of the "Green-Eyed Lady" group
Sugarloaf), Mike Pinera (vocalist/guitarist with Blues Image and Iron
Butterfly), Peter Rivera (lead singer and drummer with Rare Earth) and
Dennis Noda (vocalist/bassist with Cannibal & the Headhunters). All four
group members take the lead on vocals.