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Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
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"If we look at a random sampling of popular song titles,we might be led to believe that we are terribly preoccupied with thoughts of time and its passage. Let's take a closer look at some of the music that addresses this popular theme. "
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Jim Croce's album "You Don't Mess Around with Jim" reached #1 on the charts, due in part to the popular song "Time in a Bottle." Tragically, Croce was killed in a small plane crash in 1973, just a year after recording this album. In 1985, Croce's widow Ingrid Croce opened a business in San Diego, CA, partly in tribute to her late husband. What was the name of this business?
Croce's Coffeehouse & Record Shop
Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar
Croce's Italian Restaurant
Croce's Food & Blues
This 1970 release by Chicago Transit Authority asks the age-old question, "Does Anybody Really Know What Time it Is?" I often wonder this myself when daylight saving time (DST) begins and ends. In which part of the world is daylight savings time the least likely to be implemented?
"Time After Time" was Cyndi Lauper's second #1 hit in the US; it made the charts in 1984, a year after her anthem song, "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun." Cyndi enjoyed a great deal of popularity in the 1980s and continued to perform well into the 21st century, achieving success in both music and film work. She was even honored in an unusual way by a popular game show of the Eighties; what was this game show?
Press Your Luck
Wheel of Fortune
The movie "Casablanca" starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Berman brought us Dooley Wilson's unforgettable classic "As Time Goes By." In fact, it was so unforgettable that the American Film Industry voted it as the #2 top movie song of all time. What equally memorable tune made the #1 spot on the AFI list of top movie songs?
Over the Rainbow
Singin' in the Rain
"One Day At a Time" was written by Nashville songwriter Marijohn Wilkin. What well-known singer/songwriter, who later recorded the song, did she call on for help while writing it?
"If you got the money, honey, I got the time; we'll go honky-tonkin' and we'll have a time." Singer and songwriter Lefty Frizzell gave us these memorable lyrics in 1950. What kind of car did Lefty encourage his well-heeled date to bring, while he left his old wreck behind?
Chicago Transit Authority seemed to be a little obsessed with time; after their 1970 hit "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?", they gave us yet another song about time, "25 or 6 to 4." If you needed to know exactly what time it was, even down to fractions of a second, which of these is NOT a time standard you might refer to?
The song "No Time" was recorded by The Guess Who and released early in 1970. The band followed up shortly after with another song, "American Woman," that would reach #1 on the American music charts. This was a first for a rock group from their country, but what country was this?
The song "A Time for Us" was recorded as both a lyric version, sung by Johnny Mathis, and an instrumental version which was performed by Henry Mancini. It was the love theme from a movie portraying a very popular and unforgettable love story - but which movie?
Romeo and Juliet
The Way We Were
"In the Year 2525" hit the charts in the summer of 1969. One verse of this song predicts that in the year 3535, "Ain't gonna need to tell the truth, tell no lies; Everything you think do and say, Is in the pill you took today." Which of these drugs has already been employed as a "truth serum" during interrogations?
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