• Monday's Music Moves Me

    1961-1965 #1 One-Hit Wonders

    Thank you for including me in your Monday, kittens & dawgs!  This week’s theme is “your choice“. Last month, I introduced the first part of  a new series #1 One-Hit Wonders . I started with 1960 and in today’s post I’m sharing years 1961-1965 in this second part.      “Mother in Law” recorded by Ernie K-Doe, written and produced by Allen Toussaint who also played piano solo. This song almost wasn’t after a very frustrated Toussaint crumbled the balled up and tossed it in the trash. Willie Hopper, a backup singer thought otherwise and convinced K-Doe to give it another shot. This song topped both the US Billboard Hot…