THE FIFTH ESTATE - "Ding Dong
The Witch is Dead"
Originally formed in Stamford, Connecticut as the The D-Men in early 1964,
The Fifth Estate were a garage band that had an international hit in 1967
with “Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead." It reached #11 on the Billboard Hot 100
charts and was released with great success around the world in 5 different
languages (Japanese, Italian, French, German and English). It is in the Top 100
record releases of 1967, and for over 40 years it has been the biggest hit with
the highest chart position of any Harold Arlen or Wizard of Oz song performed
by any artist.