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Whose Line Was It Anyway? US Number One Hits 1970

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Whose Line Was It Anyway US Number One Hits 1970 game quiz
"The '70s, progressive rock, soft rock, disco, funk, super groups, metal, huge album sales. Find the artist/song to match these US #1 hits of 1970. US chart:Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart:Guinness book of British Hit Singles."

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1. Which heavenly body were The Shocking Blue singing about from the top of the chart this year?

2. Which musical family took "ABC" to the top of the singles chart this year?
    The Isley Brothers
    Sister Sledge
    The Pointer Sisters
    The Jackson 5

3. Three Dog Night had four US chart entries this year but only this song made the Top 10 and went all the way to number one. Can you name it from these lyrics?

"Open up the window
Let some air into this room
I think I'm almost chokin'
From the smell of stale perfume"
    One Man Band
    Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
    Out In The Country

4. Do you know the singer who debuted on the Billboard chart in 1961 with the longest song title up to then? "Jeremiah Peabody's Poly Unsaturated Quick Dissolving Fast Acting Pleasant Tasting Green And Purple Pills"? The answer will help you to find his number one hit in 1970 with these lyrics.

"We shouldn't care about the length of his hair, or the color of his skin
Don't worry about what shows from without but the love that lives within"
    Everything Is Beautiful
    Bridget The Midget (The Queen Of The Blues)
    Ahab, The Arab
    Turn The Radio On

5. It had to happen sometime; this song was the last US number one hit by The Beatles. Can you name it?
    The Long And Winding Road
    The Ballad Of John And Yoko
    Lady Madonna

6. Which food based group had a number one hit with a song with these lyrics?

"Hey have you ever tried
Really reaching out for the other side
I may be climbing on rainbows"
    Strawberry Alarm Clock
    The Honey Cone

7. This singer had her first solo number one hit with this song after being in a very successful group. Can you tell who she is from these lyrics?

"If you need me, call me
No matter where you are, no matter how far
Just call my name, I'll be there in a hurry
On that you can depend and never worry"
    Cass Elliott
    Diana Ross
    Martha Reeves
    Dusty Springfield

8. The musical TV family The Partridge Family had their only US number one hit with which one of these four songs with these lyrics?

"I'm sleeping and right in the middle of a good dream
Like all at once I wake up from something that keeps
Knocking at my brain"
    Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
    I Woke Up In Love This Morning
    I'll Meet You Halfway
    I Think I Love You

9. Which 1967 song by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles did they have a number one hit with this year, with these lyrics?

"Now if there's a smile on my face
It's only there trying to fool the public
But when it comes down to fooling you
Now honey that's quite a different subject"
    More Love
    I Second That Emotion
    The Tears Of A Clown
    The Love I Saw You In Was Just A Mirage

10. Which ex-Beatle had the first solo US number one hit of the Fab Four in December this year?
    Ringo Starr
    George Harrison
    John Lennon
    Paul McCartney

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Compiled Jun 28 12