At least six groups have used this name in genres ranging from House, Metal, Pop, Folk and Rock. (A) The most prominent and oldest Skylark was a Canadian pop/rock band active from 1971-1973 and based in the Pacific Northwest. Their biggest single, "Wildflower
", was a 1972 number one hit in Canada, making Billboard's Top 10, and selling over a million copies. It was written by guitarist Doug Edwards and Dave Richardson, who was a Victoria police officer at the time.