Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #422 - 3/25/09

The Spring of 1979


1. What Peaches and Herb ballad was Number 1 on both the pop and R&B charts for three weeks in May 1979?: "Reunited"
2. Minute by Minute, by what band, was Number 1 on the US album charts for five weeks?
: The Doobie Brothers
3. Who did Eric Clapton marry on March 27, 1979?
: Pattie Boyd Harrison
4. "Once I had a love, and it was a gas, soon found out, I had..." what?
: A "Heart of Glass"
5. This movie musical about hippies premiered in March 1979.
: Hair
6. This Italian composer, who wrote music for the Godfather films, died on April 10, 1979.
: Nino Rota
7. She had a Number 1 hit in April 1979 with a re-make of "Knock On Wood."
: Amii Stewart
8. What singer/actress had a Top Ten hit in May 1979 with "Take Me Home?"
: Cher
9. That wasn't Bob Dylan singing about the "Sultans of Swing;" who was it?
: Dire Straits
10. What Who-related film featuring Sting had its London premiere on May 2, 1979?
: Quadrophenia
11. And what Who-related film featuring The Who had its New York premiere on May 23, 1979?
: The Kids Are Alright
12. "What A Fool Believes" by the Doobie Brothers was a Number One hit in April 1979. Who co-wrote the song with Michael McDonald?
: Kenny Loggins
13. What Miami-based singer had a Top Ten hit with "What You Won't Do For Love" in March 1979?
: Bobby Caldwell
14. Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman had a one-off Top Ten duet with what song in the spring of 1979?
: "Stumblin' In"
15. Which future member of 'N Sync was born on May 4, 1979?
: Lance Bass
16. What Bee Gees album was all over the charts in the spring of 1979?
Spirits Having Flown
17. What branch of the service did the Village People encourage us to join in May 1979?
: The Navy

Bonus: This piano instrumental by Frank Mills was an out-of-left-field Top Ten hit in April 1979.: "Music Box Dancer"

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