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Minor Hits From Major Artists

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Minor Hits From Major Artists game quiz
"There were many artists in the 1960s and 1970s who flooded the U.S. radio dial with hits. Some of these also had minor hits that may not have even dented the top 40. See if you can identify some of these performers and their chartings in the U.S."

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1. Who hit the charts with 1973's "Magic Woman Touch"?
    Dave Clark Five
    Manfred Mann

2. 1967 was the year that "Beat The Clock" charted. Who performed it?
    Strawberry Alarm Clock

3. Which group recorded 1968's "I Can Take Or Leave Your Loving"?
    Freddie And The Dreamers
    Herman's Hermits

4. "Blue Morning, Blue Day" was on the U.S. Billboard charts in 1979. Who was responsible for the recording?
    REO Speedwagon
    Electric Light Orchestra
    Grand Funk Railroad

5. Who sang "Ask The Lonely" in 1965?
    Fifth Dimension
    Four Tops

6. 1966's "Pretty Flamingo" was recorded by which group?
    Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
    Manfred Mann
    Beau Brummels
    Dave Clark Five

7. Which artist recorded 1967's "Epistle To Dippy"?
    Beach Boys
    Strawberry Alarm Clock

8. "Black Friday" was a minor hit in 1975. Who hit the charts with this song?
    Dire Straits
    Stealers Wheel
    Steely Dan

9. 1967's "Watch The Flowers Grow" is a forgotten hit by which group?
    Chocolate Watch Band
    Four Seasons
    Grass Roots

10. "Too Much Talk" charted in 1968. Who recorded this minor hit?
    Jefferson Airplane
    Joe Jones
    Paul Revere and the Raiders

11. "Dandelion" was a psychedelic hit in 1967 for who?
    Stone Ponies
    Peppermint Rainbow
    Rolling Stones
    Vanilla Fudge

12. The 1966 ballad "Message To Michael" was a top ten hit for which female artist?
    Jackie DeShannon
    Dionne Warwick
    Aretha Franklin
    Sandy Posey

13. 1964's "I'll Cry Instead" became a hit for which group?
    Herman's Hermits
    Rolling Stones
    Beach Boys

14. "Sunday And Me" hit the charts in 1965 for which American group?
    Jay and the Americans
    Grass Roots

15. Another psychedelic hit, "Wild Honey" charted in 1967 for which group?
    Strawberry Alarm Clock
    Beach Boys
    Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Compiled Jun 28 12