Special Sub-Topic: Name That "Time" Tune
|Which singer released "If I Could Turn Back Time?"|
Cher. Turn back time to 1989 and you'll see Cher in a studio recording this song. It reached number 3 on the "Billboard Hot 100".
|Who had a big hit with "Time After Time"?|
Cyndi Lauper. "Time after Time" reached number one on the "Billboard Hot 100", bigger than Lauper's hit "Girls Just Want to Have Fun", which peaked at number 2.
|In which movie will you find the song "Time Warp"?|
"The Rocky Horror Picture Show". "It's just a jump to the left..." "Time Warp" is probably the best-known song from the ubercult movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," released in 1975. For a couple of decades after the movie's release, it was said to be showing somewhere in the world every night. The song's singers are officially listed as Dori Hartley, Patricia Quinn and Richard O'Brien. Let's do it again!
|Who was responsible for singing "...Baby One More Time"?
Britney Spears. "...Baby One More Time", is from Britney Spears' album of the same name. Released in 1999, the album has sold over twenty-five million copies!
|Who had a hit with a song they didn't want to record: "Time Has Come Today"?|
Chambers Brothers. The Chambers Brothers, a Los Angeles, California band, were apparently forced by their record label, Columbia Records, to record "Time Has Come Today" because of contractual obligations. It reached number 9 on the "Billboard Hot 100" in 1968.
|Whose biggest song was "Closing Time"?|
Semisonic. Semisonic was a band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Closing Time" was released in 1998 and reached number one on "Billboard's" Modern Rock" chart. The band dispersed to try other projects in 2001.
|You can have the new songs, just give me some of that "Old Time Rock & Roll". Who did that song?|
Bob Seger. Bob Seger started his career in the 1960s, calling his act "The Bob Seger System." In 1973, the Detroit musician joined with others from his home city to create "Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band." While reaching a respectable, but not stupendous, number 9 on the "Billboard Hot 100" in 1979, "Old Time Rock & Roll" became the second most-played jukebox single of all time, second only to Patsy Cline's "Crazy". Quite an honor.
|To do a quiz like this you need to have a lot of time on your hands. Who did the song "Too Much Time On My Hands"?|
Styx. Not from Greece, like the mythological river from which they took their name, Styx formed in Chicago, Illinois around 1972 and did their most productive work into the mid-1980s.
|You've heard of putting lightning into a bottle but who wanted to put "Time In A Bottle"?|
Jim Croce. James Joseph "Jim" Croce was born in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1943. He had a legacy of hits before, and after, dying in a plane crash at age thirty. "Time In A Bottle" and "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" were both number one hits on the "Billboard Hot 100".
|For the last song in this quiz: who received the song writing credits for "The Last Time"?|
Jagger; Richard. "The Last Time" was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richard in 1965. John Lennon and Paul McCartney did write a song for the Rolling Stones, but not this one. Nanker Phelge was a name invented by the Stones to indicate that song writing royalties would be shared by all the band members. The idea of Bob Dylan and Dolly Parton collaborating on a song is too bizarre to think about for any length of time.
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