Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #464 - 1/13/10

1975 - 35 Years Ago

1. What show, an update of a classic 1939 children's movie, opened on Broadway in January 1975?
2. What British superstar sang backup on Neil Sedaka's "Bad Blood?"
3. What British superstar sang backup on David Bowie's "Fame?"
4. This modern standards singer was born in Canada on September 9, 1975.
5. Kiss broke through in 1975 with their first Top 40 hit, a live version of a song they released earlier. What was the song?
6. "It's A Miracle" was an unusually up-tempo hit for this singer in 1975.
7. Their 1975 hits included "SOS" and "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do."
8. He wouldn't really make it big until next year, but this Michigan rocker released his Beautiful Loser album in 1975.
9. It's my favorite Chicago album cover; what is on the cover of 1975's Chicago VIII?
10. This Grateful Dead album, released in September 1975, was dedicated to the memory of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia, who was a Deadhead.
11. Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott headlined this famous group tour, which started on October 30, 1975, in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
12. This composer from the Soviet Union, famous for symphonies and film music, died on August 9, 1975.
13.Their Wish You Were Here, released in September 1975, is an all-time classic.
14. "Oh, oh, oh, it's magic, you know, never believe it's not so" was sung by what Scottish band in 1975?
15. Ringo Starr had a humorous hit in 1975 that described a person in recovery refusing various substances - what was the song?
16. She asked us "Have You Never Been Mellow" in 1975.
17. This rather creepy 1975 Hot Chocolate song told the story of an actress who committed suicide because she couldn't find parts.

Bonus: We can hardly leave 1975 without mentioning KC and the Sunshine Band. What was the name of the all-instrumental album the band released that year?

Good Luck!!!

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