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Pop Music Songs of 1970

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Pop Music Songs of 1970 game quiz
"Please take this quiz on some popular songs from 1970. Good luck!"

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1. In 1970, the Kinks had an international top ten hit with "Lola." According to the song's opening lines, where did the singer meet Lola?
    At a bar in Chicago
    On a beach in Hot Rio
    At a pub in Kokomo
    In a club in Old Soho


2. In 1970, the group Bread had a number one U.S. hit song which contained these opening lines:

"Hey, have you ever tried really reaching out for the other side?
I may be climbing on rainbows, but baby, here goes..."

Please supply the title of this song.
    Mama Told Me (Not to Come)
    Make It with You
    Make Me Smile
    Come and Get It


3. In 1970, the band Free reached the top five on the Billboard charts with their rocker "All Right Now." Which member of the band sang lead vocals? This singer would later front the super group Bad Company.
    Andy Fraser
    Paul Rodgers
    Simon Kirke
    Paul Kossoff


4. Please complete the opening lines from Shocking Blue's 1970 hit song "Venus":

"A goddess on a mountain top was burning like a _______________
The summit of beauty in love, and Venus was her name..."
    Roaring train
    Hurricane
    Silver flame
    Golden sun


5. In 1970, which Detroit-born singer had a U.S. hit single with "Band of Gold"?
    Anne Murray
    Bobbi Martin
    Freda Payne
    Bobby Sherman


6. In 1970, the Five Stairsteps reached the top ten in the U.S. charts with a song containing the following lyrics:

"Some day, yeah; we'll put it together and we'll get it all done
Some day when your head is much lighter
Some day, yeah; we'll walk in the rays of a beautiful sun..

Can you identify this hit song?
    Groovy Situation
    We've Only Just Begun
    United We Stand
    O-o-h Child


7. In January 1970, which singer struck gold with the single "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"?
    Eddie Holman
    B. J. Thomas
    Mark Lindsay
    Neil Diamond


8. In 1970, John Lennon achieved success with his single "Instant Karma!" Which one of these natural objects is not mentioned in the song's chorus?
    The moon
    The stars
    The sun
    The sea


9. The group Blues Image scored a top ten U.S. hit with the song "Ride Captain Ride." According to this song's opening lyrics, how many men sailed up from the San Francisco Bay?
    73
    103
    203
    79


10. Please complete the title of a top ten U.S. hit song by the Poppy Family: "Which Way You Goin' ________."
    Bobby
    Tommy
    Vinny
    Billy


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Compiled Jun 28 12