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1. "Crying in the Chapel" has been recorded by several artists. Who first recorded the song in 1953?
2. "Put Your Hand in the Hand" made it to number two on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1971. Which group had this gospel style hit?
3. In 1972 The Staple Singers took a Gospel song to the number one spot. What song about going to heaven reached that spot on June 3, 1972?
4. In 1969 choir director Edwin Hawkins and his singers had a number four Billboard Hot 100 hit based on a traditional gospel hymn. What song did he record and take to number four?
5. In 1964 The Ramblers joined the legion of one-hit-wonders when they sang a song about a religious man. What was the title of the song?
6. "Jesus is Just Alright With Me" was a hit by the Doobie Brothers off their 1972 album, "Toulouse Street". Which sixties band originally recorded the song?
7. "Spirit in the Sky" was a hit for Norman Greenbaum, reaching number three in 1970. Which band was Greenbaum a member of before going solo?
8. In 1974 Sister Janet Mead reached number 86 on the Billboard charts with her rendition of what religious tradition?
9. Laurie London sang an old spiritual which made it to the top of the charts. Which song did he take to the US Billboard Top Ten in April, 1958?
10. Elvis only took home three Grammy awards in his entire career. They were all for his Gospel recordings. Which of these Gospel recordings is one of the three that earned him the award?
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