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Ray Dorset fronts which group whose name was inspired by a poem from T. S. Eliot's
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
"Knock, Knock Who's There?" was originally sung and recorded by which Welsh singer as the United Kingdom's entry at the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest?
Which American funk rock band is best known for their song "Play That Funky Music"?
In 1975, the Carpenters had a hit with a remake of which Marvelettes' chart-topping 1961 single?
Which song topped the UK Singles Chart for nine weeks in the summer of 1978?
Which pop rock band in the 1970s were known as the "tartan teen sensations from Edinburgh"?
Which group released the album
During the early 1970s, which group had twelve consecutive R&B top ten hits, including "Stop, Look, Listen" and "You Are Everything"?
"Three Times a Lady" is a song by which American soul group from their 1978 album
ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 in which British city?
Which American country singer dueted with Conway Twitty many times during the 1970s and had a hit with "After the Fire Is Gone"?
The Spiders from Mars were which singer's backing band in the early 1970s?
Which ballad performed by Elton John is also the title track on his 1973 album?
Who released the song "What's Going On" in 1971?
Can you name the debut album by English musician and composer Mike Oldfield?
"Kung Fu Fighting" is a disco song by which vocalist?
Whose 1974 World tour caused such mass hysteria that several countries including Australia and Japan threatened to throw him out of their country as a "Health Hazard"?
Which song was the first solo number-one single by an ex-Beatle?
Which band did
magazine describe as "the heaviest band of all time", "the biggest band of the Seventies", and "unquestionably one of the most enduring bands in rock history"?
The Singles: 1969–1973
is a greatest hits collection, which became one of the best-selling albums of the 1970s?
Please Mr. Postman
You're the One That I Want (John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John )
The Bay City Rollers
Brighton and Hove
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
My Sweet Lord
70s Music Quiz II
The Wurzels are best known for their number one hit "The Combine Harvester" but which song did they have a number three hit with in 1976?
The 1978 hit single "Macho Man" catapulted which group into the mainstream?
In the 1970s, which single became the first song to sell 2 million copies in the UK?
Several poems from whose 1964 book
inspired JOhn Lennon to write the lyrics for "Imagine"?
Which band was formed in 1970 by Eric Clapton, keyboardist and singer Bobby Whitlock, bassist Carl Radle and drummer Jim Gordon?
Which well known singer contributed backing vocals for Carly Simon's 1973 hit song "You're So Vain"?
What's the opening three word line of the Don McLean song "Vincent"?
Name the song from a 1978 debut album, peaking at No.12 on the UK Singles Chart, which was written from the point of view of a man who falls in love with a prostitute?
Malcolm and Angus Young developed the idea for which band's name after their sister, Margaret Young, saw them on a sewing machine?
The album cover of
, the tenth studio album by Pink Floyd, shows an inflatable pig floating over which building?
Which group formed in 1976 by German record producer Frank Farian were originally based in West Germany and went on to gain the UK's Christmas number one slot in 1978?
Two deaths rocked the music world in 1970, Jimi Hendrix was found dead in London and less than a month later, on October 4, who died in Hollywood?
Who in the 1970s became the first female artist to achieve a UK number one with a self-written song?
In 1975, who performed two sell-out concerts at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium which were the largest concert events ever done by a single artist at that time?
Steven Tyler was the lead vocalist of which American rock band formed in Boston?
John Simon Ritchie replaced Glen Matlock in 1977, by what name is he better known?
Which band's third album,
, released in the UK in December 1979, earned them popularity in the United States?
"Bohemian Rhapsody" is a song from which 1975 Queen album?
"Hotel California" is a studio album released by which group?
Which song by British pop group Brotherhood of Man, released as a single in June 1977, became the group's second UK number one hit?
"Hold Me Close" was a UK Singles Chart Number One hit single in 1975 for which English singer?
After his critically acclaimed debut album
My Aim Is True
who formed the Attractions as his backing band?
Which rock rock vocalist released his second solo album in 1977,
Lust for Life
, his second colloboration with David Bowie?
Which sort of lines is the third studio album by American rock band Blondie, released in September 1978?
Which song was on the B side to "We Are the Champions" in a 1977 single released by Queen?
The E Street Band is an American rock band which has been which musicians primary backing band since 1972?
I Am A Cider Drinker
Mull of Kintyre
Derek and the Dominos
Starry Starry Night
Roxanne (by The Police)
Battersea Power Station
Kate Bush (with her debut single "Wuthering Heights")
Sid Vicious (replaced Glen Matlock in the
A Night at the Opera
Elvis Costello (real name, Declan Patrick MacManus)
We Will Rock You
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