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What songs did Tony Burrows sing?




 

 

1. When and where did the Bee Gees make their American television debut?

2. Which one-hit group recorded “Please Love Me Forever” in 1961?

3. What is singer Tony Burrows best known for?

4. Name Herbie Hancock’s best-known solo jazz efforts. (Hint: Think fruit.)

5. Name the song with this lyric: “I get so tired of working so hard for our survival. I look to the time with you to keep me awake and alive …”

Answers

1. In 1968 on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.” Their name came from the initials of a DJ named Bill Gates who introduced them to a promoter named Bill Goode, and is not an abbreviation of Brothers Gibb, as is widely believed.

2. Cathy Jean and the Roommates. The original duo’s biggest claim to fame was coming in second in a talent show behind Tom & Jerry, aka Simon and Garfunkel.

3. Burrows consistently sang with groups who had only one hit. He sang lead on “Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)” and “My Baby Loves Lovin’,” both in 1970.

4. “ Watermelon Man” (1962) and “Cantaloupe Island” (1964).

5. “In Your Eyes,” by Peter Gabriel on his 1986 album “So.” It took nearly 20 years, but in 2005, the song finally had enough sales to be certified Gold.

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