Hedgehoppers Anonymous

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Hedgehoppers Anonymous were a 1960s beat group from the United Kingdom.

They formed in November 1963 as The Trendsetters, and became The Hedgehoppers the following year. Jonathan King took over their record production in 1965, and added "Anonymous" to their name when they said they were popular in Peterborough, and did not want to change their name completely.

Their major success was the King-produced and -written "It's Good News Week", issued on Decca. This song has also been used as the theme music for "Good News Week", a satirical news-based comedy quiz show on Australian television which ran from 1996 to 2000 and has subsequently been revived in 2008. Four other singles were released by the group before the final line-up dissolved. Lack of further chart activity leaves them labelled as one-hit wonders.
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Singles & EPs

Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Don't Push Me album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous Don't Push Me (Single) Decca Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
Hedgehoppers Anonymous - It's Good News Week album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous It's Good News Week (Single) Decca Germany 1965 Sell This Version
Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Stop Press album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous Stop Press (Single) Decca UK 1966 Sell This Version
Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Daytime album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous Daytime (Single) decca Denmark 1966 Sell This Version
Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Baby (You're My Everything) / Remember album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous Baby (You're My Everything) / Remember (Single) Parrot Australia 1966 Sell This Version
SSC.1131 Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Hey! album art Hedgehoppers* Hey!(7", Single) CBS SSC.1131 South Africa 1971 Sell This Version
Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Concrete & Clay  /  It's Good News Week album art Unit Four Plus Two / Hedgehoppers Anonymous Unit Four Plus Two / Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Concrete & Clay / It's Good News Week Old Gold (2) UK Unknown Sell This Version
Hedgehoppers Anonymous - It's Good News Week / Nothing But A Heartache album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous / The Flirtations Hedgehoppers Anonymous / The Flirtations - It's Good News Week / Nothing But A Heartache Underground Records (3) Canada Unknown Sell This Version
AL 107 Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Blue Blue Blue / I'M Going Thatway  album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous Blue Blue Blue / I'M Going Thatway (7", Single) Little Giant AL 107 Angola Unknown Sell This Version
45-GD 5086 Hedgehoppers Anonymous - It’s Good News Week album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous It’s Good News Week(7", Single) Decca 45-GD 5086 Greece Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

RB 067 Hedgehoppers Anonymous - The Best Of 1965-1971 album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous The Best Of 1965-1971(CD, Album, Comp) Rock-In-Beat-Records RB 067 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
UVB 10041 Hedgehoppers Anonymous - It's Good News Week album art Hedgehoppers Anonymous It's Good News Week(CD, Comp) Ultra-Vybe, Inc. UVB 10041 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
WOU 1013 Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Jonathan King / Hedgehoppers Anonymous album art Jonathan King, Hedgehoppers Anonymous Jonathan King, Hedgehoppers Anonymous - Jonathan King / Hedgehoppers Anonymous(CD, Album, Comp, RM) Wounded Bird Records WOU 1013 US 2001 Sell This Version

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