Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #152 - 1/21/04

1979: 25 Years Ago


1. What was the special promotion that turned disastrous at a Chicago White Sox game in July 1979?: Disco Demolition Night
2. Bette Midler starred in this movie, a thinly-disguised biography of Janis Joplin, in 1979 and had a hit with the title song.
: The Rose
3. What Bee Gees album was released in 1979 and went to Number One in March of that year?
: Spirits Having Flown
4. She was born on March 30, 1979, and her biggest hit to date is "Come Away With Me." Who is she?
: Norah Jones
5. They sang about "My Sharona" all summer long - who were they?
: The Knack
6. This British band had their first hit, describing a "trumpet-playing band," in 1979. Who are they?
: Dire Straits
7. What Eagles album, their last of original material, was released in the fall of 1979?
: The Long Run
8. What branch of the service did the Village People encourage us all to join?
: The Navy
9. KC and the Sunshine Band had a surprise hit with a ballad in the fall of 1979. What was it?
: "Please Don't Go"
10. This colorful singer was born Alecia Moore on September 8, 1979.
: Pink
11. Which number Chicago album was released in 1979?
: Chicago 13
12. Sid Vicious died of a heroin overdose on February 2, 1979. What band was he a member of?
: The Sex Pistols
13. "Ring My Bell" was a summer 1979 hit for who?
: Anita Ward
14. What 1979 hit encouraged us to enjoy "clams on the half-shell, and roller skates?"
: "Good Times" by Chic
15. What band released the double album "Tusk" in October 1979?
: Fleetwood Mac
16. This Rod Stewart hit from early 1979 told the story of a one-night stand. What was it?
: "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy"
17. "We Are Family," sang this family group. Who were they?
: Sister Sledge

Bonus: Who is Robin Scott, and what was his claim to fame in 1979?: Robin Scott was the real name of M, who recorded "Pop Muzik"

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