1. Which band released “Mississippi Queen”?
2. Who wrote Three Dog Night’s hit “One”?
3. Eddie Brigati and Felix Cavaliere started which group?
4. Who had a hit with the single “Kentucky Rain”?
5. Name the song that contains this lyric: “Clocks strikes upon the hour, And the sun begins to fade, Still enough time to figure out, How to chase my blues away.”
1. Mountain, in 1970, on their debut album. The group was heavily influenced by the British blues-rock band Cream.
2. Harry Nilsson, of “Everybody’s Talkin’” fame, in 1969. Legend says Nilsson got the idea while listening to a phone’s busy signal and used that as the intro in the song.
3. The Young Rascals. Their first appearance on TV was in 1965 on Hullabaloo, promoting their single “I Ain’t Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore.”
4. Elvis Presley, in 1970. It was penned by songwriter Eddie Rabbit, who then launched his own recording career.
5. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me),” by Whitney Houston in 1987. The song took Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the Grammys and topped charts around the world, despite mixed reviews from critics. ©2016 King Features Synd.