Special Sub-Topic: Can I Get The Time Please?
|The Chambers Brothers had a song that dealt with time in 1968. What song title am I looking for?|
Time Has Come Today. "Time Has Come Today" was released by The Chambers Brothers in 1968 and spent five weeks at number 11 on the Billboard Top 100 charts. The song was said to be ahead of its time in the way special effects were used in the recording. The sounds and effects were used to replicate the sounds of war (The Vietnam War at the time). The song was performed by the group at the original Woodstock Festival in 1969.
|"The Guess Who" released their song that fits this category in 1970. What was the title of their song? |
No Time. "No Time" was released by The Guess Who as their first song during 1970. It followed their 1969 successes of "These Eyes", "Laughing" and "Undun". The song itself reached number five in the U.S., and was the third consecutive number one hit for the group in their native Canada.
|"The Zombies" appear in this quiz as the result of a 1969 hit off the album "Odyssey and Oracle". Can you name this song?|
Time Of The Season. "Time Of The Season" was released as part of the 1968 Zombies album mentioned above. It was written by Rod Argent who was one of the lead singers and also the keyboard player for the group. Ironically the song itself wasn't a hit until 1969, reaching number three on the Billboard U.S. charts some time after the group broke up. Argent went on to form his own group "Argent" who had a hit with the song "Hold Your Head Up" in 1972. He also wrote the song "Liar" which became a hit for Three Dog Night.
|"The Rolling Stones" hit the USA in 1964 with their song that fits into this category. What was it?|
Time Is On My Side. This was a cover of a 1963 release by jazz trombonist Kai Winding who first recorded it as an instrumental in 1963. It was recorded with lyric added by both Irma Thomas, and the Rolling Stones in 1964. The Stones version was their first Top 10 hit in the U.S. It was one of the songs performed by the group during the their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show".
|Jim Croce trapped time in this 1973 song that reached the top of the charts. Where did he trap time?|
In A Bottle. "Time In A Bottle" reached number one on the U.S. charts in late 1973, about three months after Croce's accidental death in a plane crash. It followed "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" which had been a hit for Croce in the summer of that same year.
|The supergroup "Chicago" asked a musical question about time in 1970. What did they want to know?|
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?. This song was a fall 1970 release which reached number seven on the U.S. Billboard charts. It was not originally released as a single, but after the success of "Make Me Smile" and "25 Or 6 To 4", they decided to release it as the third single off their debut album "Chicago Transit Authority".
|"The Association" had a string of hits in the late 1960's including this "time" song, relased in late 1968. What song was that?|
Time For Livin'. This song actually was the last Top 40 entry for the group, peaking at a tepid number 39 on the Billboard charts. It came off an album called "Birthday", released in 1968 which also included the Top 10 hit "Everything That Touches You".
|"Boston" was a classic rock supergroup that had their heyday in the mid 1970's and recorded a song that fits this category, although it is linked with another song and played that way on most rock stations. What linked songs am I talking about?|
Foreplay/Long Time. "Foreplay/LongTime" was the band's follow up to the Top Five 1966 hit "More Than A Feeling". It was originally recorded as two seperate songs, with "Foreplay" being an instrumental and "Long Time" the lyrical number. The combined songs were released as one on the groups first album simply titled "Boston", and reached number 22 on the U.S. Billboard charts. The song more recently has been used as one of the songs to be played on the video game "Rock Band".
|Al Stewart recorded an album and released a single with the same name that fits this catogory. What kind of "time" was he singing about?|
Time Passages. "Time Passages" was both the name of the 1978 album recorded by Stewart, and the single of the same name. It reached number seven on the Billboard U.S. charts, as a follow up to "Year Of The Cat" which had reached number eight previously. You will usually hear an edited version of the song if you hear it on the airwaves, as the original is about 6 minutes long.
|"Booker T and The M.G.'s" were one of the most successful instrumental groups of the 1960s. They recorded a 1969 hit which fits this category. What song was it?|
Time Is Tight. The group,led by Booker T. Jones, was also comprised of some of the most legendary musicians of the time including bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn, and guitarist Steve Cropper, as well as former members Lewis Steinberg, and Al Jackson Jr. They first hit the charts in 1962 with "Green Onions" which was a Top Five hit that year. "Time Is Tight" was their second biggest hit, reaching number six in the winter of 1969. Cropper and Dunn have both played with many of the great musicians of the 60's and 70's as well as becoming a part of "The Blue Brothers Band" in the original "Blues Brothers" movie which starred Dan Akroyd and John Belushi.
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