Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #45 - 1/2/02

1972 - 30 Years Ago


1. What classic Rolling Stones album was Number 1 on the album charts in the summer of 1972?: "Exile on Main Street"
2. This band had its first chart hit with "A Horse With No Name."
: America
3. This Becky's Island favorite band toured Europe in 1972, then released a three-record live set of songs from that tour.
: Grateful Dead
4. Why, according to Mac Davis, should you not "get hooked on me?"
: "Cause I'll just use you, then I'll set you free"
5. Sammy Davis, Jr. had a big hit with "Candy Man." What movie was that song written for?
: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
6. What two singer-songwriters were married on November 3, 1972?
: James Taylor and Carly Simon
7. She had hits with "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" and "Where Is The Love."
: Roberta Flack
8. What very long 1972 hit began, "A long long time ago, when I can still remember how that music used to make me smile"
: "American Pie"
9. Chicago had its first Number 1 album in 1972. What Roman numeral was it?
: Chicago V
10. Neil Young had his only Number 1 song in 1972. What was it?
: "Heart of Gold"
11. Billy Paul's only big hit was about him and who?
: Mrs. Jones
12. Gilbert O'Sullivan had his first hit with "Alone Again (Naturally)." What country was he born in?
: Ireland
13. "Ben" was the first solo Number 1 hit for who?
: Michael Jackson
14. What was Chuck Berry's big novelty hit in 1972?
: "My Ding-a-Ling"
15. According to Looking Glass, what did "Brandy"'s boyfriend do for a living?
: Sailor
16. In May 1972, Reginald Kenneth Dwight legally changed his name to what?
: Elton John
17. What teen star had hits with "Puppy Love," "Why," and "Too Young" in 1972?
: Donny Osmond

Bonus: Two future rap stars were born in 1972. One is a white guy who named himself after a candy; the other is an African-American who named himself after a favorite comic-strip character. Who are they?: Eminem and Snoop Doggy Dogg

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