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How did famous S.F. band get name?



1. Name the female singer who had a hit with “Don’t Break the Heart That Loves You” in 1962.

2. How did Quicksilver Messenger Service get its name?

3. Who released “My Fair Share,” and when?

4. Name the group that released “ You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” and “Going to a Go-Go.”

5. Who wrote and sang “Stuck in the Middle” and when?

6. Shep and The Limelites are best remembered for what song?


1. Connie Francis. The song was her last chart topper. She came close with a No. 7 in 1964 with “Whose Heart Are You Breaking Tonight.”

2. It’s all in the stars: Two members were Virgo, two were Gemini. Mercury rules those signs. Mercury’s other name is Quicksilver. Simple, no?

3. Seals and Crofts, in 1977. The song appeared on the soundtrack for the film “One on One,” but never made it higher than No. 28 on the Hot 100 chart.

4. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, in 1962 and 1965, respectively.

5. Stealers Wheel, in 1972 on their debut album. The song ended up in the film “Reservoir Dogs” in 1992.

6. “Daddy’s Home,” in 1961. The song is about coming home from war. ©2011 King Features Synd.,

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