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BRI's Top Ten Hits of 1974

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BRIs Top Ten Hits of 1974 game quiz
"The BRI (Bathroom Readers' Institute), in consultation with DJ Bob Shannon of WCBS-FM has published lists of the top ten hits for various years. If I give you some lyrics, can you identify the songs on their list for 1974?"

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1. What was the #10 hit for the year 1974?
"She's one hell of a woman,
Young, strong and tame,
But soft when she loves me,
Like a gentle kitten in my hand."
    I Believe in Music
    Baby, Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me
    One Hell of a Woman
    Stop and Smell the Roses

2. What was the #9 hit of the year 1974?
"Say, Candy and Ronnie, have you seen them yet?
Oh, but they're so spaced out, __________________.
Oh but they're weird and they're wonderful,
Oh Bennie she's really keen.
She's got electric boots, a mohair suit,
You know I read it in a magazine."
    Candle in the Wind
    Your Song
    Bennie and the Jets
    Island Girl

3. What was the #8 hit for the year 1974?
First heard as the theme song for the dance show "Soul Train", this initialised instrumental had its name changed when it was released as a single. It earned its performers the Grammy for the Best R&B Performance of the year.
    Wipe Out

4. What was the #7 hit for the year 1974?
"Oh, yes, they call him the Streak.
Look at that, look at that.
Fastest thing on two feet.
Look at that, look at that.
He's just as proud as he can be,
Of his anatomy.
He goin' give us a peek."
    Smokin' in the Boy's Room
    The Streak
    Look at That
    Everything is Beautiful

5. What was the #6 song of the year 1974?
"Everybody's doin' a brand new dance now.
(C'mon baby do the __________.)
I know you'll get to like it,
If you give it a chance now.
(C'mon baby do the __________.)
My little baby sister can do it with me,
It's easier than learning your a b c's."
    The Loco-Motion
    The Limbo
    Alley Cat
    The Twist

6. What was the #5 hit of the year 1974?
"She's a dance, dance, dance, dance, dancing machine.
Watch her get down, watch her get down,
As she do, do, do her thing,
Right on the scene."
    Dancing Machine
    One Bad Apple

7. The #4 hit of 1974 was released twice, once as an instrumental and once with vocals. Some of the lyrics have been printed below, but you might be more familiar with the instrumental version. What was the name of the song?
"Play our love's theme tonight.
My love's here, it's no dream tonight.
It's been oh so long,
Since we've danced to our love song."
    What's Goin' On
    Can't Get Enough of Your Love
    Love's Theme
    Walkin' In the Rain

8. What was the #3 hit for the year 1974?
"Hey now (hey now) It's your business if you want some,
Take some, get it together, baby.
Come and get your love.
Come and get your love."
    Come and Get Your Love
    If You Want It
    Itchycoo Park

9. What was the #2 hit for the year 1974?
"Goodbye my friend it's hard to die,
When all the birds are singing in the sky.
Now that the spring is in the air,
Pretty girls are everywhere,
Think of me and I'll be there."
    Is That What Good Friends Do
    Seasons in the Sun
    Concrete Sea
    Where Evil Grows

10. What was the #1 hit for the year 1974?
Light the corners of my mind.
Misty water-colored memories,
Of the way we were."
    The Way We Were

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