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hink you know your Seventies music trivia pretty well? Learn all 300 of these fun trivia questions and impress your friends and relatives even more! Our first 100-question quiz below isn't that simple, but it does provide multiple-choice sections to get you started on the road to the college of Seventies musical knowledge. You will of course need a working knowledge of the names, dates, places, and songs of '70s pop/rock superstars.

When you finish this quiz, you can follow the links at the bottom to take a second and then a third 100-question quiz! And for the young as well as the young at heart, our Seventies Concentration, Seventies Hangman and Seventies Wordsearch puzzles are classic kid's games with a Seventies twist!

Select the correct answers to the first quiz below by using the drop down menus. Once you are done, click the "Submit" button at the end of the quiz to see your score (grading requires at least MSIE 4.x or Netscape 3.x with JavaScript enabled). The questions you get wrong will have a check in their respective checkboxes, and you can find out the correct answers to these questions if you desire by following a link at the bottom.

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1. Who wrote the Eagles' 1972 hit "Take It Easy"?
2. Which members of CSN&Y were formerly in Buffalo Springfield?
3. Bob Seger's "Still The Same" came from what smash album?
4. Who was the first musical guest on Saturday Night Live?
5. What group won the Grammy in 1972 for Best New Artist?
6. Who played slide guitar on the Derek & The Dominos hit "Layla"?
7. What Linda Ronstadt album contains her #1 single "You're No Good"?
8. What was the name of Ronnie McDowell's 1977 tribute to Elvis Presley?
9. Before fronting Blondie, Deborah Harry had a job as a
10. From what album did The Doors' smash "Light My Fire" come?
11. Multi-talented Barry Manilow was once the producer-arranger for what famous vocalist?
12. What first name was Cher born with?
13. Lynyrd Skynyrd had chart hits with studio and live versions of
14. During the '70s, Rita Coolidge was married to what popular singer?
15. Guitarist Brian May of Queen fame has a Ph.D. in
16. Who wrote Eric Clapton's #1 1974 hit "I Shot The Sheriff?
17. What album remained on Billboard's album charts for a record 741 consecutive weeks?
18. Who played lead guitar on Edgar Winter's #1 1973 hit "Frankenstein"?
19. Who sang backing vocals on Carly Simon's #1 1972 hit "You're So Vain"?
20. What Queen song was the flip side to the single "We Are The Champions"?
21. What was Carly Simon's first big hit?
22. Who was the baseball announcer on Meatloaf's "Paradise By The Dashboard Light"?
23. Who wrote Rod Stewart's 1977 hit "The First Cut Is The Deepest"?
24. Who sang lead on Elvin Bishop's "Fooled Around And Fell In Love?
25. Who wrote "All The Young Dudes" for Mott the Hoople?
26. Who won the Best New Artist Grammy Award in 1977?
27. What James Bond movie is Carly Simon's 1977 hit "Nobody Does It Better" from?
28. What Bob Dylan hit was from the soundtrack of the movie Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid?
29. Who wrote Barry Manilow's 1976 hit "I Write The Songs"?
30. Rick Roberts was the leader of what Colorado-based group?
31. Who wrote Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 1970 hit "Woodstock"?
32. Who wrote the 1974 hit "Tell Me Something Good" for Rufus?
33. "Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" was an uptempo 1974 smash by what soul superstar?
34. Name the California group that had the two hits "You're Still A Young Man" and "So Very Hard To Go."
35. What group had a #1 smash with a remake of an old Jerry Butler hit under the new title: "He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)"?
36. In 1974 George McCrae had a #1 hit with his disco record called
37. What 70's R&B artist wrote Talking Heads' hit "Take Me To The River"?
38. Which of the following songs was from Jesus Christ Superstar?
39. Which Three Dog Night hit was written by Randy Newman, the creator of the smash "Short People"?
40. Linda Ronstadt's first chart record as a solo artist came in 1970. What was it?
41. Vicki Lawrence's #1 smash "The Night The Light Went Out In Georgia" was written by whom?
42. Who produced the Top 10 song "Day After Day" for Badfinger in 1971?
43. Who wrote the 1978 hit "Fire" for the Pointer Sisters?
44. Who wrote Ace's Top 10 1975 hit "How Long"?
45. What Philadelphia group did the vocal chores on the #1 hit single "TSOP"?
46. Who produced Meatloaf's Bat Out of Hell album in 1979?
47. Who won the 1975 Grammy Award for Best New Artist?
48. The co-producer of Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side" was
49. Which of the following acts was not seen in the motion picture Grease ?
50. In which of these movies did 70's pop superstar Paul Simon make his acting debut?
51. Who wrote Nicolette Larson's 1978 Top 10 hit "Lotta Love"?
52. Who won the 1970 Best New Artist Grammy Award?
53. Which one of these albums came wrapped in a brown paper bag?
54. Casey Kasem's American Top 40 radio show debuted in
55. What act won the 1970 Grammy for Record, Song, and Album of the Year?
56. What was the first single on Rolling Stone Records?
57. How long is "American Pie," the lengthiest #1 hit in Rock history?
58. What was Elvis' last film?
59. What was Elton John's biggest-selling album?
60. Bruce Springsteen appeared simultaneously on the covers of Time and Newsweek in:
61. How long did it take the album Fleetwood Mac to reach #1?
62. What famous rocker was ejected from Graceland by security guards in 1976?
63. Where did Elvis make his last live concert appearance?
64. What was the largest-selling album until Michael Jackson's Thriller?
65. Who did the actual singing in the movie The Buddy Holly Story?
66. What was Art Garfunkel's first hit as a solo artist?
67. Who recorded the first digitally-produced album in 1979?
68. What band took its name from a 1972 Jeff Bridges movie?
69. Whom or what were Gladys Knight's "Pips" named after?
70. Sonny Curtis, who wrote Mary Tyler Moore's TV theme, was an original member of
71. Which two of the Bee Gees are twins?
72. On what artist did Joe Cocker base his spastic stage antics on?
73. Who won the 1974 Grammy award for Best New Artist?
74. The Righteous Brothers' "Rock & Roll Heaven" does not mention
75. Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly With His Song" was inspired by
76. In 1976, the Beach Boys made a major "comeback" with what Chuck Berry classic?
77. What female California singer, who first charted in 1977, was once a regular on The Smothers Brothers weekly variety show?
78. Legendary rock & roll disc-jockey Alan Freed was portrayed by Tim McIntire in a 1978 motion picture by what name?
79. What was John Denver's real name?
80. Before she became a solo artist, Maria Muldaur was a member of what group?
81. Before re-emerging in the 80's as Ray, Goodman & Brown, these three guys had hits in the 1970's as what group?
82. Actor-singer John Travolta scored his first Top 10 hit in 1976 with a song called
83. Which of the following artists is in the Guiness Book of World Records for staying on the charts with "I Go Crazy" for an incredible 40 weeks?
84. What group hit #1 on the chart in 1978 with "Kiss You All Over"?
85. "Nadia's Theme," whose title was inspired by Rumanian super-gymnast Nadia Comaneci, was also used as the theme song of what TV soap opera?
86. What all-female group hit the top of the chart in 1971 with a song called "Want Ads"?
87. Which of the following was not written by Kris Kristofferson?
88. What group of studio musicians hit #1 on the chart with their recording of the theme from "S.W.A.T."?
89. What was the Jackson 5's first smash hit?
90. Who has never been a member of the Pointer Sisters?
91. "Last Dance," popularized by disco superstar Donna Summer, won its writers the Oscar for Best Song. From what movie did it come?
92. Eddie Kendricks, who had the #1 smash "Keep On Truckin'," had formerly been a member of what major group?
93. In 1978, all four members of this group released solo albums simultaneously. Who were they?
94. Before breaking into his singing career, C.W. McCall was employed as a
95. Which of the following has never been a member of the J. Geils Band?
96. Before joining Firefall in 1975, drummer Michael Clarke was a member of which group?
97. What hit song by the Carpenters was co-written by Richard Carpenter and had previously been a country smash by Lynn Anderson?
98. In 1970 Melanie had a minor chart hit with her version of a former Rolling Stones smash. Name it.
99. Who was the mastermind behind the groups Parliament and Funkadelic?
100. What was the name of Donna Summer's first major hit?

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90-100% - "I Just Want To Celebrate"
 80-89% - "I Want To Take You Higher"
 70-79% - "One Toke Over The Line"
 60-69% - "What's Going On"
 50-59% - "Stuck In The Middle With You"
  0-49% - "Ball of Confusion"

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