They hailed from Lincoln, Nebraska, and had the second biggest hit of 1969. Only Aquarius /Let the Sun Shine I by the Fifth Dimension was bigger than this duo’s song. they were signed to a major label, RCA, and had a lot of promotion dollars behind them. After their #1 hit, they would never hit the Hot 100 again – not even at #100 for a week. I don’t know how you go from such highs to nothing, but I do have half of the duo talking about that huge hit. It’s on tonight’s Top 6 @ 6, but if you missed it, here’s the answer.
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Zager and Evans[/lastfm] – In The year 2525. Rick Evans recalls how the song became a part of their live act before they recorded it.