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Quiz: How well do you know these 70s classics?

From the Bee Gees to the queen of country (and vaccines) Dolly Parton, here’s a quiz on 70s hits.

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BECAUSE OF THE musical heft of tonight’s Late Late Show guests, tonight’s Friday quiz is on 70s classics.

As Bee Gees frontman Barry Gibb and queen of country Dolly Parton grace our screens tonight, have a course through some old reliables of a fun music decade.

Let’s start with their work.

Finish this lyric to the Bee Gee's Stayin' Alive: "And now it's alright, it's okay/ And you may look the other way/ We can try to understand..."
"...The new president's effect on man."
"...The stock exchange's effect on man."

"...The New York Times' effect on man."
"...the new women's effect on man."
Dolly Parton said that she came up with the clacking typewriter rhythm for '9 to 5' by doing what? (The song was released in 1980, but we'll allow it.)
Running her acrylic fingernails back and forth against one another
Using a hair comb against the side of a table

Drumming her fingernails on the table
Using her typewriter
In Fleetwood Mac's Go Your Own Way, what was the song inspired by?
The experience of leaving home as a teenager to pursue a career in music
An argument the band had about what road to take while on tour in Alabama

Lead guitarist Lindsey Buckingham's breakup with his fellow bandmate, Stevie Nicks
What age was Kate Bush when she wrote Wuthering Heights?
18
24

26
30
In the Talking Heads' Psycho Killer, what does "qu'est-ce que c'est" mean?
What?
What is that?

I don't know?
This is it
Which of these is not a lyric in Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run?
In the day we sweat it out on the streets
Just wrap your legs 'round these velvet rims

And strap your hands 'cross my engines
Feel my chrome wheels rev out the highway
Paul Simon's 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover was his only number-one hit in the US as a solo artist.
True
False
After multiple versions of Heart of Glass by Blondie were recorded, it was released in 1979. But what lyric made US radio stations and the BBC reluctant to play it, forcing it to be changed?
Once I had a love, it was grass
Soon turned out, it was a pain in the ass

Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
Lost inside/ Adorable illusion and a great behind
Superstition by Stevie Wonder was written in collaboration with who?
Jeff Beck
Jon Bon Jovi

Brian May
Morrissey
In Piano Man, what time is it on a Saturday, when the regular crowd shuffles in?
It's five o'clock on a Saturday.
It's nine o'clock on a Saturday.

It's 9.30pm on a Friday, actually.
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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