70s Music Quiz

70s Music Quiz



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#1. What year did Cat Stevens have the hit single "Morning Has Broken" on A&M?

#2. When and where did the Ramones form?

#3. According to the Jim Croce song, what is Leroy Brown meaner than?

#4. What band recorded the rock classic "Walk This Way"?

#5. Which original Kiss member worked in his father's furniture store?

#6. Who had a #1 hit with the Bruce Springsteen song "Blinded By The Light"?

#7. What band released the songs "Black Friday" and "Deacon Blues"?

#8. The Little River Band's members are mostly natives of what country?

#9. Who conceived the cover of the Stones' "Sticky Fingers" LP?

#10. What was the name of Boston's debut album?

#11. Who is not a character in Billy Joel's song "Piano Man"?

#12. What former Steely Dan member joined the Doobie Brothers in 1976?

#13. Which Earth, Wind & Fire song contains the line "Your dreams will take you very far"?

#14. "Legs", "Sharp Dressed Man", and "Tush" are songs by which band?

#15. What band is Donald Fagen a founding member of?

#16. Who was the lead singer of the O'Jays?

#17. Who recorded the hit single "Take It To The Limit" in 1976?

#18. Which disc jockey had a hit with the song "Disco Duck"?

#19. Who was the original drummer for the band Blondie?

#20. Who recorded the hit single "Taking Care Of Business" in 1974?

#21. The Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young song "Woodstock" was written by which musician?

#22. Who did Elton John sing about ...And The Jets?

#23. Who wrote the song "Short People"?

#24. Bruce Springsteen sings about having a wife and kids in what town in "Hungry Heart"?

#25. What raspy-voiced singer came to fame with the Jeff Beck Group and then Faces?

#26. Which of these famous rockers did not die in 1970?

#27. What Bob Seger song starts with "just take those old records off the shelf"?

#28. During the mid-1970s, what singer was known as the "Rhinestone Cowboy"?

#29. Who wrote James Taylor's hit "You've Got a Friend"?

#30. Which song did George Harrison get sued for in the 1970s?

#31. Elton John's 1976 hit single "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" was a duet with which female vocalist?

#32. Which single did O.M.D. first hit the charts with in 1979?

#33. What 1979 disco anthem is disco diva Gloria Gaynor best known for?

#34. The original version of Elton John's "Candle in the Wind" was about which famous actress?

#35. Who recorded the hit single "The Cover Of Rolling Stone" in 1973?

#36. Which song was a hit single for Rufus in 1974?

#37. What song from Barry White and the Love Unlimited Orchestra reached #1 in 1974?

#38. The Carly Simon hit "Nobody Does it Better" is from what movie soundtrack?

#39. Who set the all-time sales record for a live album in the 1970s?

#40. Where are the members of The Sugarhill Gang from?

#41. Who was the Pink Floyd album "Wish You Were Here" dedicated to?

#42. Ozzy Osbourne was the former lead singer of which band?

#43. Who co-wrote the song "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" with Neil Diamond?

#44. Who did "Rolling Stone" magazine label "the most obnoxious singer in human history"?

#45. What was the Toronto rock band founded by Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and, Neil Peart?

#46. Which 1975 Black Sabbath LP cover features band members in front of a large mirror?

#47. The Hell's Angels provided the security for what Rolling Stones concert appearance?

#48. What was the name of the group Bob Seger formed?

#49. What is the NYC club where Blondie and the Ramones started?

#50. What classic 1970's Traffic song featuring Steve Winwood is about the price of celebrity?

#51. In 1973 George Thorogood formed what backup band?

#52. Which Pink Floyd album features a prism on the cover?

#53. What 1970's album made singer-songwriter Carole King a music superstar?

#54. Who recorded the hit single "Mandy" in 1975?

#55. Who was "drivin' that train, high on cocaine" in a Grateful Dead song?

#56. Who recorded the hit single "Take Me Home, Country Roads" in 1971?

#57. Which song from Cheap Trick's album "Dream Police" was a Top 20 hit?

#58. Who had a major international hit in 1979 with the robotic song "Cars"?

#59. Which of the following was not a former alter-ego of David Bowie?

#60. In what year did Simon and Garfunkel split as a duo?

#61. What Rush album included the songs "The Twilight Zone", "Lessons", and "Something For Nothing"?

#62. Which of these films has a soundtrack composed entirely of Jimi Hendrix songs?

#63. Who put out four consecutive #1 hit songs in 1978?

#64. Who did Andy Gibb sing a duet with at the 1979 UNICEF Concert?

#65. Which band member left Aerosmith in 1979?

#66. Which band put out "You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can't Tune A Fish"?

#67. Who was the female singer on Meat Loaf's "Paradise by the Dashboard Light"?

#68. What lake does Jackson Browne sing about in 1972?

#69. Who was the lead singer of the 70's rock band "Bad Company"?

#70. The Eagles had which hit single in 1975?

#71. 42-39-56 were whose measurements according to a 1977 AC/DC tune?

#72. Which Kenny Loggins song was a top five hit on the R & B Charts?

#73. Who replaced Ozzy Osbourne as lead singer for Black Sabbath?

#74. Which Robert Zemeckis directed 1978 movie was about a group of Beatles fans?

#75. What 70s group disbanded following the death of drummer John Bonham?

#76. Who was the lead guitar player for the band Lynyrd Skynyrd?

#77. Who did the play-by-play announcement in Meat Loaf's "Paradise by the Dashboard Light"?

#78. Eric Burdon of The Animals went on to perform in which 1970's band?

#79. Peter Frampton was in which of these bands?

#80. Which of these records was released by Natalie Cole?

#81. Which 1972 Alice Cooper album peaked at #2, selling over a million copies?

#82. What band were vocalist Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake, and Palmer previously a member of?

#83. Who recorded the hit single "Lola" in 1970?

#84. Deep Purple's 1971 album "Fireball" spawned which hit song?

#85. What role did Tina Turner play in the movie version of The Who's "Tommy"?

#86. Boz Scaggs and David Paich won a Grammy for which song in 1976?

#87. Which Led Zeppelin LP was released first?

#88. What is Jimmy Page's middle name?

#89. Who was the drummer for The Doors?

#90. Who played the title role in "The Buddy Holly Story"?

#91. Who won a Grammy for Album of the Year in 1974 for "Innervisions"?

#92. Diana Ross produced a duet album in the early '70s with what artist?

#93. What song won Charlie Daniels the Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance in 1979?

#94. Who did not perform at The Rolling Stones "Rock & Roll Circus"?

#95. Which Fleetwood Mac song became a classic hit by Santana in 1970?

#96. Who did Mick Taylor replace in The Rolling Stones?

#97. Allman Brothers' Gregg Allman recorded what poorly-received album with Cher?

#98. Which of the following was a 1970's single from The Police?

#99. Who recorded "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" in 1973?

#100. Which Allman Brothers' song from their "Eat a Peach" album was nearly 45 minutes long?