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1.
  My Favourite 45s of the Year: 1970   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
1970: the first year of the Seventies! This quiz is about my favourite records of that year, UK and US.
Easier, 10 Qns, Southendboy, Jul 23 23
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  The Top Hits of 1970 - Volume I   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
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There were plenty of great hits in 1970 and this quiz will identify 15 of them, all ranked within the top 25 for the year (based on Billboard chart performance).
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  The Top Hits of 1970 - Volume II   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
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All the songs in this quiz were ranked, based on Billboard chart performance, among the top 100 songs of 1970. Message songs, goofy lyrics and even a seminal metal song are featured. Have fun!
Average, 15 Qns, maddogrick16, Jun 30 23
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  Hits of 1970 - Part 1   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz covers some of the hits of 1970. I will name a song and you tell me who sang it. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Velvet_Rain, Jan 05 07
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  Match Song to Artist - US Top 15 of 1970   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are the US Top 15 songs in order for 1970 according to Billboard Magazine. Match the song and artist.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Oct 07 21
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  Billboard Number one Songs of 1970   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Chart Information is from "Billboard Book of Number One Hits".
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  BRI's Top Ten Hits for 1970   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
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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 1970?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, skunkee, Sep 04 16
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  Pop Music Songs of 1970   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Please take this quiz on some popular songs from 1970. Good luck!
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  The Sound of 1970   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you recall the music from the 70's? Here is your chance to go back in time.
Easier, 10 Qns, Lord_Digby, Jan 02 09
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  Whose Line Was It Anyway? US Number One Hits 1970   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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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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trivia question Quick Question
Which musical family took "ABC" to the top of the singles chart this year?

From Quiz "Whose Line Was It Anyway? US Number One Hits 1970"




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  Music Match: 1970    
Match Quiz
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In 1970, it may have felt as if the music died, because the Beatles officially broke up that year. Nonetheless, the bands played on. Can you match the artists with the albums released in the U.S. or the U.K.?
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  The Year Was 1970   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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I will give you the artist/group that performed the number one hit. I will even throw in some of the lyrics to help you along. All you have to do is name the song.
Easier, 10 Qns, hapagirl1103, Oct 31 20
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  Hits of 1970 - Part 2   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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In this quiz I will be covering some more of the hits of 1970. I will give you a song title and you tell me who sang it. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, Velvet_Rain, Nov 15 17
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  Top Albums of 1970   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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In this quiz I will test your knowledge of the top albums of 1970. I will give you the title of an album and you tell me who recorded it. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Velvet_Rain, Oct 05 07
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  So You Think You Know 1970?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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Some of the great songs that ushered in a new decade.
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  One Word Title Top Forty US Singles From 1970    
Multiple Choice
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A quiz about some of the songs that hit the US Top Forty in 1970 with one-word titles.
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  Who Sings What In 1970    
Multiple Choice
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Hits from 1970. Each question gives you a title. Do you know the right artist?
Average, 10 Qns, Vermic, Sep 20 05
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  Whose Line Was It Anyway? UK Number One Hits 1970   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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Pop, progressive rock, big album sales, glam, metal and punk. I give you some of the lyrics from UK No.1 hits of 1970. You find the artist or song. UK chart:Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart:Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 22 11
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  Who Sang It In 1970    
Multiple Choice
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Top hits of 1970, choose wisely and good luck!
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  The British Music Scene - 1970    
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A trip through some of the notable events of the music scene in Great Britain in 1970.
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  What's The Missing Word? - 1970    
Multiple Choice
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I'll give you part of a Top 40 lyric from 1970 with one word missing. All you have to do is select the right missing word. How many tunes can you remember?
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  Where Were You In 1970 ?    
Multiple Choice
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In 1970, I graduated from grade 12 and headed to the big city to continue my education. See if these songs bring back memories for you, too.
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  1970 #1 - #25 regressive    
Multiple Choice
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I give you the Year, peak position (Billboard U.S.) & Title.. you... artist. Simple... We'll see ;^)
Tough, 25 Qns, shuba, Nov 23 17
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  My Birthday Top Ten - 1970    
Multiple Choice
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Eleventh in a series of quizzes about the music in the UK Top Ten in the week of my birthday - 19th July. We're now on to 1970.
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  Classic Albums Of 1970 : Odd Song Out   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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For each question I will name a classic album that was released sometime in the year of 1970 and four song titles for each, but one of the four songs is not featured on the given album. Can you figure out which songs do not belong? Good Luck.
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Music from 1970 Trivia Questions

1. "Lola" was a hit for which British rock band?

From Quiz
Hits of 1970 - Part 2

Answer: The Kinks

"Lola" (1970) was recorded by The Kinks and written by band member Ray Davies. It is included on their 1970 album "Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One". It was a number one hit in Belgium, The Netherlands, New Zealand and South Africa and got to number two in the UK. Australia banned the record because of the controversial subject matter of Lola possibly being a transvestite male.

2. Sugarloaf had a top five hit in 1970 about a young woman with a beautiful pair of eyes. Do you remember the name of that tune?

From Quiz So You Think You Know 1970?

Answer: Green-Eyed Lady

"Green-Eyed Lady" reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and ranked number 30 on Billboard's Year-End singles chart. Following the success of their initial effort Sugarloaf somewhat faded from view, but came back strong five years later. In 1975 their song "Don't Call Us, We'll Call You" reached number nine on the Billboard Hot 100. It spent 21 weeks on the chart, four weeks longer than their bigger hit "Green-Eyed Lady".

3. Whose final release together topped the UK album chart for 33 weeks in 1970 and 1971 and was eventually the best-selling album of the entire 1970s?

From Quiz The British Music Scene - 1970

Answer: Simon & Garfunkel

Simon & Garfunkel's fifth and final album together, "Bridge Over Troubled Water", was released in January 1970. It topped the UK album chart periodically for the next two years, spending a total of 33 weeks in the number one position. It was the best-selling album in the UK in both 1970 and 1971 and the best-selling album of the decade. It was also the US Billboard number one album for 1970. The title track from the album also topped the singles charts in both the US and the UK. Of the alternatives, Eric Burdon and the Animals split in 1969 although the original line-up reformed in 1975; The Beatles split permanently in 1970, releasing their final album, "Let it Be", on May 8; and The Monkees split for good in 1971.

4. Which newly-formed "jug band" were at the top of this week's chart with their first release "In The Summertime"?

From Quiz My Birthday Top Ten - 1970

Answer: Mungo Jerry

Mungo Jerry, led by Ray Dorset, got their name from the character Mungojerrie in T.S.Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats". Though they had more single success in the UK, "In The Summertime" was their only US hit, reaching number three.

5. Which Folk singer, who did not perform at Woodstock, composed the 1970 Number 11 hit by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young titled "Woodstock"?

From Quiz One Word Title Top Forty US Singles From 1970

Answer: Joni Mitchell

After learning about the festival from her boyfriend at the time, Graham Nash, Joni Mitchell composed "Woodstock". She missed the festival because her agent had her booked on "The Dick Cavett Show". Joni initially included the song on her 1970 "Ladies of the Canyon" album, the same year "Melody Maker" named her "Top Female Performer". The eight-time Grammy Award winner was a no-show when she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. Melanie performed a set on Friday, August 15, 1969, at Woodstock. Joan Baez appeared later the same night after Arlo Guthrie. Janis Joplin, fronting The Kozmic Blues Band, played late Saturday night into Sunday morning.

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

From Quiz Whose Line Was It Anyway? US Number One Hits 1970

Answer: Venus

The Shocking Blue had a number one hit for one week on the US pop chart with "Venus" in 1970. It reached number eight on the UK chart the same year. The Shocking Blue were the first artists from Holland to top the US chart. "Venus" earned them a Gold Record in the US for over 1,000,000 sales and it sold over 5,000,000 copies worldwide. The group broke up in 1974 by which time they had sold more than 13,000,000 records.

7. Which 'Cowboy' topped the UK chart with a song with these lyrics? "Mud can make you prisoner and the plains can bake you dry Snow can burn your eyes but only people make you cry"

From Quiz Whose Line Was It Anyway? UK Number One Hits 1970

Answer: Lee Marvin

Believe it or not, actor Lee Marvin had a number one hit for three weeks on the UK chart with "Wandrin' Star" in 1970. It failed to chart in the US. The song is from the movie "Paint Your Wagon" a musical/comedy/western, starring Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood. Clint Eastwood sang the B-side of "Wandrin' Star" "I Talk To The Trees" which reached number 18 on the UK chart. It failed to chart in the US. It made both Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood one hit wonders in the UK. Robert Mitchum sang "Young Billy Young" over the titles and starred in the movie of the same name in 1969. Dean Martin with Ricky Nelson sang "My Rifle, My Pony And Me" in the 1959 move "Rio Bravo".

8. 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?

From Quiz Pop Music Songs of 1970

Answer: In a club in Old Soho

Ray Davies began with the words, "I met her in a club down in Old Soho where you drink champagne and it tastes just like cherry cola...", and the Kinks ended up with a rock era classic about everyone's favorite transvestite. The single was released in June 1970, and it became a top ten hit in the UK and in the USA. "Lola" has been an immensely popular in-concert chant song since then.

9. The album was "Let It Be", the artist was The Beatles and the lyrics were: "The wild and windy night That the rain washed away Has left a pool of tears Crying for the day." What was the name of this song?

From Quiz The Year Was 1970

Answer: The Long and Winding Road

On June 13, 1970 "The Long and Winding Road" reached the top of the charts, remaining there for the weeks of June 20 as well. The album "Let It Be", and its recording, is said to have led the band to perform on the roof of the Apple Records building in what has been dubbed the "Rooftop Session". The four titles listed here all topped the charts. "Hey Jude", released as a single, was in 1968, the longest single ever to top the British charts. It spent nine weeks at the top of the US charts.

10. Who performed the song "Paranoid"?

From Quiz The Sound of 1970

Answer: Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath are a band from Birmingham, England. Formed in 1968 the band members were Ozzy Osbourne (vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar), Terence "Geezer" Butler (bass), and Bill Ward (drums. Paranoid was also an album Released on the 18th September 1970. Other tracks on the album are "Iron Man" and "War Pigs".

11. The week of January 3rd,1970, featured a song from the movie "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" as the number one song. B.J. Thomas was the artist. What was the title of the song?

From Quiz Billboard Number one Songs of 1970

Answer: Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head

Oklahoma native Billy Joe Thomas was not the first choice to sing the song. Burt Bacharach admitted in an interview that he was considering Ray Stevens or Bob Dylan. Dionne Warwick was instrumental in bringing B.J. Thomas to Burt's attention and they ended up signing a management contract. Before he recorded the soundtrack version he was suffering from laryngitis after a 15-day tour and was under a doctor's care. Fortunately, Burt was satisfied with the fifth take. "Jean" was a movie song sung by Oliver that charted in October of 1969. "Without Love There is Nothing" was a Tom Jones Top Ten recording later the same month. "Love (Can Make You Happy)" was a May, 1969, hit for a group called Mercy.

12. Which folk/rock band recorded the album "Déjà Vu"?

From Quiz Top Albums of 1970

Answer: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

"Déjà Vu" was the second album for Crosby, Stills, and Nash and the first album to feature Neil Young. It reached number one in the US album charts and contained three top 40 singles.

13. "(They Long To Be) Close To You" became a hit for which duo?

From Quiz Who Sang It In 1970

Answer: The Carpenters

"(They Long To Be) Close To You" comes off of The Carpenter's album "Close To You". The song became #1 on the pop charts. The Carpenters won a Grammy for this song in 1971. Extra Info: Karen Carpenter passed away in 1983 from a cardiac arrest.

14. "I'll Be There" was a song by which group of brothers?

From Quiz Hits of 1970 - Part 1

Answer: The Jackson Five

"I'll Be There" was written by Berry Gordy Jr., Bob West, Hal Davis, and Willie Hutch. It was number one in the US and reached number four in the UK.

15. What was the #10 hit for the year 1970? "Now that you're gone, All that's left is a band of gold. All that's left of the dream I hold, Is a band of gold, And the memories of what love could be, If you are still here with me."

From Quiz BRI's Top Ten Hits for 1970

Answer: Band of Gold

Freda Payne started her singing career doing jingles for radio commercials. From there she moved into singing back up for many incredible performers, including Pearl Bailey, Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton. "Band of Gold", written by Dunbar and Wayne, was her biggest hit, recorded for Holland/Dozier/Holland (Motown's dynamite writing team) when they were starting their own record label.

16. "Ride Captain Ride": "We're callin' everyone to ride along To another shore, We can laugh our _____ away And be free once more"

From Quiz What's The Missing Word? - 1970

Answer: lives

Blues Image formed in the late 1960's in Tampa, Florida. The #4 "Ride Captain Ride" was their only hit. Years after disbanding lead vocalist and guitar player Mike Pinera also played guitar on the new-wavish Alice Cooper albums "Special Forces" and "Zipper Catches Skin".

17. Who complained "Mama Told Me (Not to Come)"?

From Quiz 1970 #1 - #25 regressive

Answer: Three Dog Night

I rated this the 15th biggest Hit of the Year! Three Dog Night gets little respect due to their using professional songwriters while most others were writing their own material. It's kind of a shame; they had a great sound.

18. Who sang 'Everything Is Beautiful'?

From Quiz Where Were You In 1970 ?

Answer: Ray Stevens

A departure from his usual type of song. 'Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in his sight' - was the opening of the song. Our church has changed it to 'Shades of brown and black and white ---' - I guess they're being politically correct.

19. Who had a hit in 1970 with the song: All Kinds Of Everything?

From Quiz Who Sings What In 1970

Answer: Dana

20. Which vocal group had a hit with the song "The Love You Save"?

From Quiz Hits of 1970 - Part 2

Answer: The Jackson 5

"The Love You Save" (1970) was recorded by The Jackson 5 and written by the Motown song writing team Berry Gordy, Freddie Perren, Alphonzo Mizell, and Deke Richards. It was a number one hit in the US and got to number seven in the UK. It can be found on their 1970 album "ABC".

21. The Guess Who's "American Woman" was a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1970. Do you know who provided the lead vocals on this tune?

From Quiz So You Think You Know 1970?

Answer: Burton Cummings

Burton Cummings was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He joined the Guess Who in early 1966 as a replacement for recently departed keyboardist Bob Ashley. Cummings assumed the role of lead singer in May of 1966 when original front man Chad Allan left the group. "American Woman" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in May of 1970 and stayed there for three weeks. The song also was ranked number three on the Hot 100 Year-End singles chart.

22. Which member of The Beatles co-starred with Peter Sellers in the comedy film "The Magic Christian", which premiered in New York City in February 1970?

From Quiz The British Music Scene - 1970

Answer: Ringo Starr

The film starred Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr, with appearances also from Roman Polanski, John Cleese, Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee and Richard Attenborough. There are also cameo appearances from Yul Brynner, Graham Chapman and Spike Milligan. The film's soundtrack also featured the song "Come and Get It" by Welsh rock band Badfinger, which was written and produced by another Beatle, Paul McCartney.

23. At Number Two was one of the finest rock bands ever, with their first hit, "All Right Now". Who were they?

From Quiz My Birthday Top Ten - 1970

Answer: Free

One of my fondest memories is my engagement party in August 1968 in Plymouth - not for the obvious reason, but because Free were playing at the venue where we held the party! Sadly Free were short-lived, although their lead man Paul Rodgers went on to form Bad Company and in recent years has sung with Queen.

24. In 1970 "Games" was the only US Top Forty single for which band?

From Quiz One Word Title Top Forty US Singles From 1970

Answer: Redeye

"Games" reached Number 27 for Redeye in 1970. Their follow up single, "Red Eye Blues", only made it to Number 78. The Los Angeles area band released two albums for the Pentagram label, "Redeye" (1971) and "One Man's Poison" (1972). The Rock band was noted for their polished harmonies and were frequently compared to Crosby, Stills and Nash. Singer and guitar player Douglas "Red" Mark came to the band after being part of The Sunshine Company. The Presidents released the Number 11 "5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years of Love)" in 1970. "Are You Ready?" was a Top Twenty for Pacific Gas and Electric and Toronto area band Mashmakhan reached Number 31 with "As the Years Go By".

25. Which musical family took "ABC" to the top of the singles chart this year?

From Quiz Whose Line Was It Anyway? US Number One Hits 1970

Answer: The Jackson 5

The Jackson 5 had a number one hit for two weeks on the US pop chart with "ABC" in 1970. It reached number eight on the UK chart the same year. The Jackson 5 were Michael (born 1958), Marlon (born 1957), Jermaine (born 1954), Tito (born 1953) and Jackie (born 1951). Jermaine was replaced by Randy (born 1961) in 1976. They hit the top of the US chart with their first four singles and all four of their US number one hits came in 1970. The Isley Brothers, The Pointer Sisters and Sister Sledge all had number two hits on the US pop chart but never hit the number one spot.

26. This song was the only UK number one hit for this US duo. Can you name the song from these lyrics? "When you're down and out, when you're on the street When evening falls so hard, I will comfort you"

From Quiz Whose Line Was It Anyway? UK Number One Hits 1970

Answer: Bridge Over Troubled Water

Simon & Garfunkel had a number one hit for three weeks on the UK chart with "Bridge Over Troubled Water" in 1970. It was number one for six weeks on the US pop chart the same year. "The Sounds Of Silence" did not chart in the UK but was number one for two weeks on the US pop chart in 1966. "Mrs. Robinson" reached number four on the UK chart in 1968. As a track on an extended play single (EP) it reached number nine on the UK chart in 1969. It was number one for three weeks on the US pop chart in 1968. "The Boxer" reached number six on the UK chart in 1969. It reached number seven on the US pop chart the same year. All four alternative songs are by Simon & Garfunkel.

27. The album was "Bridge Over Troubled Water", the artist was Simon and Garfunkel and the lyrics were: "When you're down and out; when you're on the street; when evening falls so hard I will comfort you." What was the name of this song?

From Quiz The Year Was 1970

Answer: Bridge Over Troubled Water

For six weeks, beginning on February 28, 1970, "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was at the top, as did the album, being the third number one hit for them. The album and song also won Simon and Garfunkel Album of the Year and Record of the Year Grammy awards. "Mrs. Robinson" from "Bookends" also scored number one for both song and album. "Homeward Bound" from "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme" charted up to number five. While also reaching number one, "You've Got a Friend" was a hit for James Taylor on his album "Mud Slide Slim". The song's author, Carole King went to the top with her album "Tapestry" which included her rendition of "You've Got a Friend".

28. "The Tears Of A Clown" was a number one hit for who?

From Quiz The Sound of 1970

Answer: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

"The Tears Of A Clown" was the first Tamla Motown to be a number one hit in the UK. The sound of Tamla Motown was huge in the UK in the 70's. Popular artists were Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.

29. The Jackson Five had their first number one record the week of January 31st, 1970. What was their premier chart-topper?

From Quiz Billboard Number one Songs of 1970

Answer: I Want You Back

"I Want You Back" was originally written with Gladys Knight and The Pips in mind. After Berry Gordy heard the backing track he suggested the song would be right for a family group of young boys he had recently signed. They followed up with three more number one songs in 1970; "ABC" in April, "The Love You Save" in June and "I'll Be There" in October. "One Bad Apple" featured the voice of thirteen-year-old Donny Osmond with The Osmonds. The song made a chart entry during the first week of January 1971. It was written by George Jackson. "Sugar, Sugar" was a hit the previous year for the studio band "The Archies". "Love on a Two Way Street" was charted by The Moments in May of 1970.

30. "Fire and Water" was a hit album for which British rock group?

From Quiz Top Albums of 1970

Answer: Free

"Fire and Water" is the third album by Free. It reached number two in the UK album charts and number 17 in the US. It featured the single "Alright Now" which was a top five hit in both the US and UK.

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