This series of music trivia quizzes was inspired by the American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Songs website. We now move into the music featured in movies from the 1970s, many of which I remember.
1. Tony Manero walks to the paint store accompanied by what song in the opening credits of "Saturday Night Fever?"
2. Barbra Streisand won a songwriting Oscar for what song from her remake of "A Star Is Born?"
3. He played the banjo and asked "Why are there so many songs about rainbows?" in 1979
4. Who recorded the theme from "Shaft" in 1971?
5. Bette Midler's 1979 film "The Rose" is a thinly disguised biography of what singer?
6. According to the Oompa Loompas, what do you not get if you try simply reading a book?
7. What Beatles album title was used for a disastrous 1978 musical?
8. She starred in both "Lady Sings The Blues" and "Mahogany" and sang on the soundtrack of both.
9. In 1974, a Becky's Island favorite band thought it was retiring from stage performance, and decided to film its last few shows (at the time). What was the name of the1977 movie that resulted?
10. This 1972 Broadway adaptation won eight Oscars, including awards for Joel Grey, Liza Minnelli, and Bob Fosse
11. Most people forget that this awful Debby Boone song from 1977 was actually the title song of a movie. What was the name of the song and the movie?
12. Who wrote the music for both "Star Wars" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind?"
13. Who starred opposite John Travolta in "Grease" in 1978?
14. What band do the Delta Tau Chi boys go to see at the Dexter Lake Club?
15. They sang the title song and appeared in 1979's "Rock 'n' Roll High School."
16. According to the announcers in "Woodstock," what color acid should you avoid?
17. What Irving Berlin song did Dr. Fronkensteen and his monster perform in "Young Frankenstein?"
Bonus: "Good morning, you fascists. You pigs. You bigots! You pinkos! You fags! You bastards! Fuzz! This indoctrination of vocal harassment was compiled by our own Juvenile Division in preparation for the concert this weekend" is a quote from what movie starring Robert Blake and several members of Chicago?