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They hit with ‘Quinn the Eskimo’




 

 

1. Name the group that released “Quinn the Eskimo (Mighty Quinn)” in 1968.

2. Who recorded “We Don’t Talk Anymore,” and when?

3. Which group had hits with “Sleeping Bag” and “Stages”?

4. Don Van Vliet performed under what stage name?

5. Name the singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit with “Never Gonna Fall in Love Again.”

6. Which group released “Where Did Our Love Go,” “Baby Love” and “Come See About Me”?

Answers

1. Manfred Mann. The song was written by Bob Dylan in 1967.

2. British pop singer Cliff Richard, in 1979. Richard was awarded an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to music.

3. ZZ Top, both in 1985 on their “Afterburner” album. The group started as a blues band but moved toward rock. VH-1’s “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock” list ranks them as No. 44.

4. Captain Beefheart. He released 13 albums during his career and was said to have a vocal range of five octaves.

5. Eric Carmen, in 1976. He reached the top of the charts again in 1988 with “Make Me Lose Control.”

6. The Supremes. All were No. 1 hits in 1964.

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