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  • 1. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Roundabout" in 1972?

    • A.

      Babyface

    • B.

      Yes

    • C.

      Linda Ronstadt (Featuring Aaron Neville)

    • D.

      Stevie Wonder

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes
  • 2. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Half Breed" in 1973?

    • A.

      Tymes

    • B.

      Shirelles

    • C.

      USA For Africa

    • D.

      Cher

    Correct Answer
    D. Cher
    Explanation
    Cher recorded the hit single "Half Breed" in 1973.

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  • 3. 

    Who recorded the hit single "The Morning After" in 1973?

    • A.

      George Michael/Elton John

    • B.

      Maureen McGovern

    • C.

      Expose

    • D.

      Arthur Lyman

    Correct Answer
    B. Maureen McGovern
    Explanation
    Maureen McGovern recorded the hit single "The Morning After" in 1973. This song was featured in the film "The Poseidon Adventure" and became a huge success, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. McGovern's powerful and emotive vocals, combined with the memorable melody, made the song a standout hit. She is known for her versatile singing style and has had success in both pop and Broadway genres.

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  • 4. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Diamond Girl" in 1973?

    • A.

      Crowded House

    • B.

      Rod Stewart

    • C.

      Seals & Crofts

    • D.

      Commodores

    Correct Answer
    C. Seals & Crofts
    Explanation
    Seals & Crofts recorded the hit single "Diamond Girl" in 1973.

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  • 5. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)" in 1973?

    • A.

      Mamas & The Papa

    • B.

      Shades Of Blue

    • C.

      Joe Public

    • D.

      George Harrison

    Correct Answer
    D. George Harrison
    Explanation
    George Harrison recorded the hit single "Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)" in 1973. He was a member of the Beatles and had a successful solo career. The song was included in his album "Living in the Material World" and became one of his most popular songs. Harrison's distinctive voice and songwriting style made him a beloved artist in the music industry.

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  • 6. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love" in 1973?

    • A.

      Deon Estus

    • B.

      Ad Libs

    • C.

      Spinners

    • D.

      Ratt

    Correct Answer
    C. Spinners
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Spinners. In 1973, the Spinners recorded the hit single "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love". Deon Estus, Ad Libs, and Ratt are not associated with this particular song.

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  • 7. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Higher Ground" in 1973?

    • A.

      Stevie Wonder

    • B.

      Drifters

    • C.

      Mary J. Blige

    • D.

      3 Doors Down

    Correct Answer
    A. Stevie Wonder
    Explanation
    Stevie Wonder recorded the hit single "Higher Ground" in 1973. He is a renowned singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his soulful and innovative music. "Higher Ground" is one of his most popular songs, featuring a catchy melody and powerful lyrics. Stevie Wonder's unique blend of R&B, funk, and pop elements in this song showcases his musical talent and creativity.

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  • 8. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" in 1973?

    • A.

      Billy Joel

    • B.

      Ronettes

    • C.

      Whitesnake

    • D.

      Bette Midler

    Correct Answer
    D. Bette Midler
    Explanation
    Bette Midler recorded the hit single "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" in 1973. This song was originally recorded by The Andrews Sisters in 1941, but Midler's version became highly popular and successful. Bette Midler's rendition showcased her powerful vocals and energetic performance style, making it a beloved rendition of the song.

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  • 9. 

    Who recorded the hit single "The Way We Were" in 1974?

    • A.

      Deborah Cox

    • B.

      Allure Featuring 112

    • C.

      Restless Heart

    • D.

      Barbra Streisand

    Correct Answer
    D. Barbra Streisand
    Explanation
    Barbra Streisand recorded the hit single "The Way We Were" in 1974. Streisand's version of the song became immensely popular and was a chart-topping success. Her powerful and emotive vocals, coupled with the poignant lyrics of the song, resonated with audiences and solidified Streisand's status as a talented and influential artist.

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  • 10. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Midnight At The Oasis" in 1974?

    • A.

      Maria Muldaur

    • B.

      Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler)

    • C.

      Michael Jackson

    • D.

      Climax Blues Band

    Correct Answer
    A. Maria Muldaur
    Explanation
    Maria Muldaur recorded the hit single "Midnight At The Oasis" in 1974.

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  • 11. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Dark Lady" in 1974?

    • A.

      Cher

    • B.

      Third Eye Blind

    • C.

      Gary Puckett & The Union Gap

    • D.

      Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

    Correct Answer
    A. Cher
    Explanation
    Cher recorded the hit single "Dark Lady" in 1974.

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  • 12. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Rock And Roll Heaven" in 1974?

    • A.

      Jose Feliciano

    • B.

      Police

    • C.

      Eddie Rabbitt

    • D.

      Righteous Brothers

    Correct Answer
    D. Righteous Brothers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Righteous Brothers. The Righteous Brothers recorded the hit single "Rock And Roll Heaven" in 1974. This song pays tribute to late rock and roll icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison, among others. The Righteous Brothers, composed of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield, were known for their soulful and powerful vocal performances, and this song became one of their most popular hits.

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  • 13. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" in 1974?

    • A.

      Goo Goo Dolls

    • B.

      Keith

    • C.

      Elton John

    • D.

      Boyz II Men

    Correct Answer
    C. Elton John
    Explanation
    Elton John recorded the hit single "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" in 1974.

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  • 14. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Could It Be Magic" in 1975?

    • A.

      Barry Manilow

    • B.

      George Strait

    • C.

      Bobby Vee & The Strangers

    • D.

      Amy Grant

    Correct Answer
    A. Barry Manilow
    Explanation
    Barry Manilow recorded the hit single "Could It Be Magic" in 1975.

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  • 15. 

    Who recorded the hit single "I Can Help" in 1975?

    • A.

      Jamie Walters

    • B.

      Luther Vandross

    • C.

      Billy Swan

    • D.

      Madness

    Correct Answer
    C. Billy Swan
    Explanation
    Billy Swan recorded the hit single "I Can Help" in 1975.

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  • 16. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Feelings" in 1975?

    • A.

      Julian Lennon

    • B.

      Nicki French

    • C.

      Cream

    • D.

      Morris Albert

    Correct Answer
    D. Morris Albert
    Explanation
    Morris Albert recorded the hit single "Feelings" in 1975.

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  • 17. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" in 1975?

    • A.

      Elton John

    • B.

      Police

    • C.

      Joey Lawrence

    • D.

      Betty Everett & Jerry Butler

    Correct Answer
    A. Elton John
    Explanation
    Elton John recorded the hit single "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" in 1975. He is a renowned British singer, songwriter, and pianist. Throughout his career, Elton John has produced numerous chart-topping hits and is known for his distinctive voice and flamboyant stage presence. "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" is a significant song in his discography, showcasing his talent and musical prowess.

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  • 18. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Afternoon Delight" in 1976?

    • A.

      Anita Bryant

    • B.

      Survivor

    • C.

      Mariah Carey

    • D.

      Starland Vocal Band

    Correct Answer
    D. Starland Vocal Band
    Explanation
    Starland Vocal Band recorded the hit single "Afternoon Delight" in 1976.

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  • 19. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Love Hangover" in 1976?

    • A.

      Bobby Bare

    • B.

      Diana Ross

    • C.

      Lisa Loeb

    • D.

      Four Tops

    Correct Answer
    B. Diana Ross
    Explanation
    Diana Ross recorded the hit single "Love Hangover" in 1976. She was a popular singer and actress, known for her successful solo career and as the lead vocalist of The Supremes. "Love Hangover" was a disco-influenced song that became a chart-topping hit for Ross, showcasing her powerful vocals and versatility as an artist.

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  • 20. 

    Who recorded the hit single "I'm Your Boogie Man" in 1977?

    • A.

      K.C. & The Sunshine Band

    • B.

      Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine

    • C.

      Frijid Pink

    • D.

      Quad City DJ's

    Correct Answer
    A. K.C. & The Sunshine Band
    Explanation
    In 1977, "I'm Your Boogie Man" was recorded by K.C. & The Sunshine Band.

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  • 21. 

    Who recorded the hit single "My Heart Belongs To Me" in 1977?

    • A.

      Barbra Streisand

    • B.

      Sly Fox

    • C.

      Flovells

    • D.

      Zz Top

    Correct Answer
    A. Barbra Streisand
    Explanation
    Barbra Streisand recorded the hit single "My Heart Belongs To Me" in 1977. This answer is supported by the fact that Barbra Streisand is a well-known singer and actress who has released numerous successful songs throughout her career. Additionally, "My Heart Belongs To Me" is a popular song that is often associated with Streisand's discography.

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  • 22. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band" in 1977?

    • A.

      The Rolling Stones

    • B.

      Meco

    • C.

      Gene Pitney

    • D.

      Soul II Soul

    Correct Answer
    B. Meco
    Explanation
    Meco recorded the hit single "Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band" in 1977.

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  • 23. 

    Who recorded the hit "Love Is Thicker Than Water" in 1978?

    • A.

      Lionel Richie

    • B.

      Lil' Romeo

    • C.

      Mariah Carey

    • D.

      Andy Gibb

    Correct Answer
    D. Andy Gibb
    Explanation
    Andy Gibb recorded the hit "Love Is Thicker Than Water" in 1978.

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  • 24. 

    Who recorded the hit "Jack And Jill" in 1978?

    • A.

      Raydio

    • B.

      Mariah Carey

    • C.

      Spice Girls

    • D.

      Animals

    Correct Answer
    A. Raydio
    Explanation
    Raydio is the correct answer because they recorded the hit "Jack And Jill" in 1978. Mariah Carey, Spice Girls, and Animals are not associated with this particular song recording.

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  • 25. 

    Who recorded the hit "You're In My Heart" in 1978?

    • A.

      Bon Jovi

    • B.

      Shangri-Las

    • C.

      Brenda K. Starr

    • D.

      Rod Stewart

    Correct Answer
    D. Rod Stewart
    Explanation
    Rod Stewart recorded the hit "You're In My Heart" in 1978.

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  • 26. 

    Who recorded the hit "Disco Inferno" in 1978?

    • A.

      Donna Summer

    • B.

      Trammps

    • C.

      LL Cool J

    • D.

      Cowsills

    Correct Answer
    B. Trammps
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Trammps. They recorded the hit song "Disco Inferno" in 1978.

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  • 27. 

    Who recorded the hit "On Broadway" in 1978?

    • A.

      George Benson

    • B.

      Blake Shelton

    • C.

      Everly Brothers

    • D.

      Black Box

    Correct Answer
    A. George Benson
    Explanation
    In 1978, George Benson recorded the hit song "On Broadway." This suggests that he is the artist who performed and recorded the song during that time.

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  • 28. 

    Who recorded the hit "Back In Love Again" in 1978?

    • A.

      Joan Osborne

    • B.

      Brook Benton

    • C.

      Paula Abdul

    • D.

      L.T.D

    Correct Answer
    D. L.T.D
    Explanation
    L.T.D recorded the hit "Back In Love Again" in 1978.

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  • 29. 

    Who recorded the hit "You Belong To Me" in 1978?

    • A.

      War

    • B.

      Elton John

    • C.

      Tears For Fears

    • D.

      Carly Simon

    Correct Answer
    D. Carly Simon
    Explanation
    Carly Simon recorded the hit "You Belong To Me" in 1978.

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  • 30. 

    Who recorded the hit "Sentimental Lady" in 1978?

    • A.

      100 Proof Aged In Soul

    • B.

      Chesney Hawkes

    • C.

      Ike & Tina Turner

    • D.

      Bob Welch

    Correct Answer
    D. Bob Welch
    Explanation
    Bob Welch recorded the hit "Sentimental Lady" in 1978.

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