Billboard Magazine has called them Harlem Hit Parade, Race Records, Rhythm & Blues Records, R&B Sides, Soul Singles, Black Singles, and R&B Singles. I call them great songs that everyone can enjoy regardless of race or ethnic background. This series of quizzes concerns songs that reached Number One on the Billboard R&B charts.
1.The Temptations invited us to do this in February 1974.
2. The very next week, a former Temptation had a Number One hit with "Boogie Down." Who was he?
3. "Feel Like Makin' Love" was the first solo Number One hit for what singer?
4. What did B.T. stand for in the name B.T. Express?
5. Which two Jackson brothers had solo lead lines in "Dancing Machine?"
6. "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)" is perhaps better known as the theme song for what long-running TV show?
7. What family group had a hit with "She's Gone" two years before Hall and Oates would.
8. "Diamond in the back, sunroof top, diggin' the scene with a gangsta lean" is a line from what Number One hit from 1974?
9. KC of the Sunshine Band and writing partner Rick Finch had their first Number One hit in 1974 with "Rock Your Baby," but who did sing it?
10. Latimore shared a label with KC and Finch, and what was his Number One hit in November 1974?
11. Who hit with "Lookin' for a Love" first in the 70s- the J. Geils Band, or Bobby Womack?
12. According to James Brown, why did Papa cry?
13. What future star co-wrote "You Got The Love" with Chaka Khan?
14. Who sang backup on Stevie Wonder's "You Haven't Done Nothin'"?
15. They "let the Sideshow begin" in June 1974.
16. Shirley Brown had a phone conversation with Barbara in what hit from November 1974?
17. Kool and the Gang had their first Number One hit in 1974, but it wasn't "Jungle Boogie." What was it?
Bonus: Why didn't KC sing "Rock Your Baby" himself?