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  • 1. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Way Down" in 1977?

    • A.

      Gary (U.S.) Bonds

    • B.

      Elvis Presley

    • C.

      The Beatles

    • D.

      Force M.D.'S

    Correct Answer
    B. Elvis Presley
    Explanation
    Elvis Presley recorded the hit single "Way Down" in 1977. Elvis Presley, also known as the "King of Rock and Roll," was a highly influential and successful musician in the 1950s and 1960s. "Way Down" was one of his last recordings before his death in 1977 and became a popular hit. Elvis Presley's distinctive voice and energetic performances made him an iconic figure in the history of popular music.

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  • 2. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Ariel" in 1977?

    • A.

      Dean Friedman

    • B.

      Mike & The Mechanics

    • C.

      Gordon Lightfoot

    • D.

      Def Leppard

    Correct Answer
    A. Dean Friedman
    Explanation
    Dean Friedman recorded the hit single "Ariel" in 1977.

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  • 3. 

    Who recorded the hit "That's Rock "N" Roll" in 1977?

    • A.

      Donny Osmond

    • B.

      New Vaudeville Band

    • C.

      Shaun Cassidy

    • D.

      Billy Squier

    Correct Answer
    C. Shaun Cassidy
    Explanation
    Shaun Cassidy recorded the hit "That's Rock 'N' Roll" in 1977.

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  • 4. 

    Who recorded the hit "I Wanna Get Next To You" in 1977?

    • A.

      The Rolling Stones

    • B.

      Johnny & The Hurricanes

    • C.

      Oasis

    • D.

      Rose Royce

    Correct Answer
    D. Rose Royce
    Explanation
    Rose Royce recorded the hit "I Wanna Get Next To You" in 1977.

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  • 5. 

    Who recorded the hit "Feels So Good" in 1978?

    • A.

      Dionne Warwick

    • B.

      Shawn Colvin

    • C.

      Curtis Lee

    • D.

      Chuck Mangione

    Correct Answer
    D. Chuck Mangione
    Explanation
    Chuck Mangione recorded the hit "Feels So Good" in 1978.

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  • 6. 

    Who recorded the hit "Falling" in 1978?

    • A.

      Leblanc & Carr

    • B.

      Sisqo

    • C.

      Bon Jovi

    • D.

      Sarah Mclachlan

    Correct Answer
    A. Leblanc & Carr
    Explanation
    Leblanc & Carr recorded the hit "Falling" in 1978.

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  • 7. 

    Who recorded the hit "Bluer Than Blue" in 1978?

    • A.

      Aerosmith

    • B.

      Michael Johnson

    • C.

      John Cougar Mellancamp

    • D.

      Shalamar

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Johnson
    Explanation
    "Bluer Than Blue" was recorded by Michael Johnson in 1978. This hit song was released as a single from his album "The Michael Johnson Album." It became one of his most successful songs, reaching the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Michael Johnson was known for his smooth vocals and his ability to blend pop and folk influences in his music.

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  • 8. 

    Who recorded the hit "Native New Yorker" in 1978?

    • A.

      Stevie B

    • B.

      Odyssey

    • C.

      Madonna

    • D.

      Marketts

    Correct Answer
    B. Odyssey
    Explanation
    Odyssey recorded the hit "Native New Yorker" in 1978.

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  • 9. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Just When I Needed You Most" in 1979?

    • A.

      Peter, Paul & Mary

    • B.

      Aretha Franklin

    • C.

      Randy Vanwarmer

    • D.

      Rare Earth

    Correct Answer
    C. Randy Vanwarmer
    Explanation
    Randy Vanwarmer recorded the hit single "Just When I Needed You Most" in 1979.

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  • 10. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Heaven Knows" in 1979?

    • A.

      Donna Summer & Brooklyn Dreams

    • B.

      112

    • C.

      Billy Idol

    • D.

      Cowsills

    Correct Answer
    A. Donna Summer & Brooklyn Dreams
    Explanation
    Donna Summer & Brooklyn Dreams recorded the hit single "Heaven Knows" in 1979.

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  • 11. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Lotta Love" in 1979?

    • A.

      Nicolette Larson

    • B.

      R. Kelly

    • C.

      Brenda & The Tabulations

    • D.

      Skeeter Davis

    Correct Answer
    A. Nicolette Larson
    Explanation
    Nicolette Larson recorded the hit single "Lotta Love" in 1979. This information is given in the question itself.

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  • 12. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Music Box Dancer" in 1979?

    • A.

      Rascals

    • B.

      Frank Mills

    • C.

      Eden's Crush

    • D.

      Rooftop Singers

    Correct Answer
    B. Frank Mills
    Explanation
    Frank Mills recorded the hit single "Music Box Dancer" in 1979.

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  • 13. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Goodnight Tonight" in 1979?

    • A.

      Wings

    • B.

      The Pretenders

    • C.

      Janet Jackson

    • D.

      Michael Jackson

    Correct Answer
    A. Wings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wings. In 1979, the hit single "Goodnight Tonight" was recorded by the band Wings.

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  • 14. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Take Me Home" in 1979?

    • A.

      Aretha Franklin

    • B.

      The Beatles

    • C.

      Carl Anderson & Gloria Loring

    • D.

      Cher

    Correct Answer
    D. Cher
    Explanation
    Cher recorded the hit single "Take Me Home" in 1979.

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  • 15. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Disco Nights" in 1979?

    • A.

      Tommy Roe

    • B.

      Jay-Z

    • C.

      G.Q

    • D.

      Christina Aguilera

    Correct Answer
    C. G.Q
    Explanation
    G.Q is the correct answer because they recorded the hit single "Disco Nights" in 1979. Tommy Roe, Jay-Z, and Christina Aguilera did not record this song.

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