1. Where did the Marshall Tucker band get its name?
2. Name the group originally known as The D-Men. What was their most popular song?
3. Which group had a hit with “Take a Chance on Me,” and when?
4. What was the title of the first album by Bob Marley and the Wailers outside Jamaica?
5. Name the song that has this lyric: “I done told you once, you son of a gun, I’m the best that’s ever been.”
1. From a key ring. They rented rehearsal space in Spartanburg, S.C., and were given a key marked with the name of the previous tenant, a blind piano tuner by the name of Marshall Tucker.
2. The Fifth Estate. Their 1967 “Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead” was so popular it was recorded and released around the world in five different languages.
3. ABBA, in 1978. The original title of the song was “Billy Boy.” In the U.S., the record sold even more than the group’s “Dancing Queen.”
4. “Soul Rebel,” in 1970.
5. “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” by the Charlie Daniels Band in 1979. The Devil, looking for another soul to steal, challenges a young fiddle player to a competition with the prize being a gold fiddle.
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