Seventies Music 2 - Answers

Published: Wednesday 20th October 2010
  1. Which US band hit the charts in 1977 with "More Than A Feeling"? Boston.
  2. Who was the chief song writer for the group Bread? David Gates.
  3. What was the title of Marie Osmond's first solo single in 1973? "Paper Roses".
  4. From which Seventies hits do the following lyrics come from, [a] "I laughed at your jokes, my love you didn't need to coax", [b] "I feel like I win when I lose", [c] "They Want you as a new recruit", [d] "It turned cold, and that's where it ends" and [e] "You might not ever get rich" [a] 'Maggie May' Rod Stewart (1971), [b] 'Waterloo' ABBA (1974), [c] 'In the Navy' Village People (1979), [d] 'Summer Nights' John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John (1978) and [e] 'Car Wash' Rose Royce (1976).
  5. Which female rocker sang about "48 Crash" in 1973? Suzi Quatro.
  6. "Peaches" and "Duchess" were hits for which punk band? The Stranglers.
  7. Which group reached number 3 in 1975 with "Only You Can"? Fox.
  8. Who had hit albums in the 1970s with the following, [a] "Sticky Fingers", [b] "Ram", [c] "Never a Dull Moment", [d] "Back to Front" and [e] "Out of the Blue" [a] The Rolling Stones, [b] Paul & Linda McCartney, [c] Rod Stewart, [d] Gilbert O'Sullivan and [e] The Electric Light Orchestra.
  9. Dennis Locorriere was one of the lead singers with which band? Doctor Hook.
  10. Who had a top 3 hit with "The Bump"? Kenny.
  11. Of which Seventies bands were the following the lead singer/front man [a] Errol Brown, [b] Robert Fripp, [c] Peter Cetera, [d] Phil Collins and [e] Hugh Cornwell [a] Hot Chocolate, [b] King Crimson, [c] Chicago, [d] Genesis and [e] The Stranglers.
  12. What was The Osmonds only UK number 1? "Love Me For a Reason" -[1974].
  13. "Brass in Pocket" was a number 1 for which band in 1979? The Pretenders.
  14. Who wrote the lyrics for most of Elton John's 70s hits? Bernie Taupin.
  15. Whose real name was Farrokh Bulsara? Freddie Mercury.
  16. Who had a UK no. 3 hit in 1976, with an instrumental named after a British naval town? Mike Oldfield - "Portsmouth".
  17. Which 70s band had members, Les Gray, Rob Davis, Ray Stiles and Dave Mount? Mud.
  18. Which 1970 number one for Dave Edmunds was originally recorded by Smiley Lewis in 1955? "I Hear You Knocking".
  19. Who were the TWO lead vocalists in Blue Mink? Madeline Bell & Roger Cook.
  20. Which David Bowie novelty song first released in 1967, eventually became a hit in 1973? "The Laughing Gnome".

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