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Eagles’ first hit? No. 1’s for Jett?




 

 

1. How many No. 1 hits has Joan Jett had?

2. Dig back for this one: What year did the Kingston Trio release “Tom Dooley”? What’s the song about?

3. How many minutes long was the 1977 Meat Loaf single “Paradise by the Dashboard Light”?

4. Name the English duo who released “A World Without Love” in 1964.

5. What was the first single that the Eagles released? What was on the flip side?

6. Before Annie Lennox hooked up with David Stewart to form the Eurythmics, they were both with another band. Which band was that?

Answers

1. Just one — “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” in 1982. The song went to the top of the charts in multiple countries, but it the only big single she’s had.

2. 1958. Dooley, a Confederate veteran, stabbed and killed his fiancee, and he was hanged for it. The old North Carolina folk song is based on a true story.

3. Nearly 8 minutes (7:55). Right now, Meat Loaf is on the The Guilty Pleasure Tour, with U.S. dates to be announced.

4. Peter and Gordon. The song was written by Paul Mc- Cartney, who was dating Peter’s sister at the time, and was a No. 1 hit in both America and the U.K.

5. “Take It Easy,” in 1972. The B-side song was “Get You In the Mood.”

6. The Tourists, from 1977 to 1980. ©2011 King Features Synd.


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