The fastest rising radio format of the 1970s, playing the music of Journey, REO Speedwagon, Boston, Foreigner, and Styx was called:
What country is the home of Andrew Lloyd Webber?
The Carpenters, Barbra Streisand, and Neil Diamond records usually fall into what musical category?
Close to you, the carpenter’s first big hit, was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal Davis
What was Barbra Streisands unique formula that led her to become one of the best selling artists of all time?
She married her Broadway musical singing talents with film acting
What does MOR stand for?
Middle of the Road
What artist sold the most hit singles in the 1970s?
Elton John
During what year did the Jackson Five have four US number one hit singles?
When did the Jackson Five sign to Motown?
Motown’s last super group?
The Jackson Five
What Motown artist broke from the labels traditional use of pro songwriters and producers and self produced a record reflecting life and hope in the black community against Berry Gordys advice?
Marvin Gaye
What happened to the Mood of popular Soul music after 1968 and why>
Many soul artists recorded songs dealing with more sober and political topics in reacttion to the death of MLK and the failure of the Civil Rights movement
What singer topped the soul charts in the 1970s and became a minister in his own Memphis church while still cutting R&B records?
Al Green
What R&B philadelphia production team wrote songs with a straight danceable beaat lush arrangements
Gamble and Huff
Who revolutionized dance venues by using music to create a meditative environment, rather thaan a vehicle for selling alchohol?
David Mancuso
What musical trend originated the commercially released 12 inch single?
Which producer brought Donna Summer to the US top 10 with a dance track that heavilyy employed synthesizers, creating the signature Euro disco sound?
Giorgio Moroder
George Clinton made albums with two different group names….
Parliament and Funkadelic
What made George Clintons band stand apart from other funk bands, other than their music?
Outrageous staging, costumes and characters
What soul singer portrayed life on the streets of South Chicago in blaxpoitation…
Curtis Mayfield
Which two of the following artists performed Afro Centric poetry, an important feature in pre-rap 1960s and 70s?
Gil Scott Heron and The Last Poets
What artist was critically acclaimed as an author before releasing the spoken word over a beat masterpiece?
Gil Scott Heron
Where did the majority of Boricuas moving to the US Settle?
Record label for Salsa
Which description best outlines the Rocksteady styles?>
The tempo is slower than ska and crooning soul singing styles returned to Jamaican singles
Which producer owned the Downbeat sound system
Coxsone Dodd
Who started Island Records
Chris Blackwell
To what societal group did the Wailers direct their first hit song?
Which combination of vocalist wrote and sang The Wailerrs at the time they were first signed to Island Records?
Bob Marley, Bunny Livingston and Peter Tosh
Which engineer/producer recorded the first hit singles by a toasting DJ and made singnificant technical contributions to the dub style?
King Tubby
What Jamaican producer was best known as the Phil Spector of reggae?
Lee Perry