Who Sang That Oldies Song?

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  • 1. 

    Who sang Indian Lake?

    • A.

      Patridge Family

    • B.

      Beatles

    • C.

      Cowsills

    • D.

      Jay and The Americans

    Correct Answer
    C. Cowsills
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cowsills. The Cowsills were an American family band that achieved popularity in the 1960s. They are best known for their hit song "Indian Lake," which was released in 1968. The song reached the top 10 on the Billboard charts and became one of their most successful singles. The Cowsills were known for their harmonies and catchy pop sound, and "Indian Lake" remains one of their signature songs.

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  • 2. 

    Who sang The Great Pretender?

    • A.

      Platters

    • B.

      Marcels

    • C.

      Turtles

    • D.

      Coasters

    Correct Answer
    A. Platters
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Platters. The Platters were an American vocal group formed in 1952. They were known for their smooth and polished vocal harmonies. "The Great Pretender" was one of their biggest hits, released in 1955. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became one of the group's signature songs.

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  • 3. 

    Who sang Kentucky Rain?

    • A.

      Eddie Rabbit

    • B.

      Elvis Presley

    • C.

      Neil Diamond

    • D.

      Frank Sinatra

    Correct Answer
    B. Elvis Presley
    Explanation
    Elvis Presley sang "Kentucky Rain". He was known for his iconic voice and was often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll". "Kentucky Rain" was released in 1970 and became a hit for Presley, reaching the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song showcases Presley's vocal range and emotional delivery, making it one of his memorable performances.

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  • 4. 

    Who Sang Bennie And The Jets?

    • A.

      Elton John

    • B.

      Elvis Presley

    • C.

      Steve Winwood

    • D.

      Phil Collins

    Correct Answer
    A. Elton John
    Explanation
    Elton John sang Bennie And The Jets.

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  • 5. 

    Who Sang Ventura Highway?

    • A.

      Eagles

    • B.

      Player

    • C.

      Doobie Brothers

    • D.

      America

    Correct Answer
    D. America
    Explanation
    America is the correct answer because they are the band that sang the song "Ventura Highway." The other options, Eagles, Player, and Doobie Brothers, are all popular bands but they did not perform this particular song. America is known for their soft rock sound and "Ventura Highway" is one of their most well-known hits.

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  • 6. 

    Who Sang Going To The Chapel?

    • A.

      Chiffons

    • B.

      Shirelles

    • C.

      Dixie Cups

    • D.

      Dixie Echos

    Correct Answer
    C. Dixie Cups
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dixie Cups. The Dixie Cups were an American girl group from New Orleans, known for their hit song "Chapel of Love." The song was released in 1964 and became a popular wedding anthem. The Chiffons and the Shirelles were also popular girl groups from the same era, but they did not sing "Going to the Chapel." The Dixie Echos, on the other hand, were a gospel group and not known for this song.

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  • 7. 

    Who Sang Polk Salad Annie?

    • A.

      Tony Joe White

    • B.

      Spencer Davis Group

    • C.

      Marvin Gaye

    • D.

      Tyrone Davis

    Correct Answer
    A. Tony Joe White
    Explanation
    Tony Joe White is the correct answer because he is the artist who sang the song "Polk Salad Annie." White, an American singer-songwriter, released the song in 1969, which became one of his most popular and well-known tracks. "Polk Salad Annie" is a bluesy, swamp rock song that showcases White's unique vocal style and storytelling abilities.

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  • 8. 

    Who Sang Standing In The Shadows Of Love?

    • A.

      Temptations

    • B.

      Four Tops

    • C.

      Drifters

    • D.

      Platters

    Correct Answer
    B. Four Tops
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Four Tops. The Four Tops were a popular Motown group in the 1960s and 1970s known for their soulful harmonies and hits such as "Reach Out I'll Be There" and "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)". "Standing in the Shadows of Love" is one of their well-known songs, released in 1966. The Temptations, Drifters, and Platters were also popular groups during that time, but they did not sing this particular song.

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  • 9. 

    CHALLENGE!  Who sang So Into You?

    • A.

      ARS

    • B.

      CCR

    • C.

      OMD

    • D.

      LRB

    Correct Answer
    A. ARS
    Explanation
    Atlanta Rhythm Section

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