Test your knowledge of one of the greatest musical eras with our fun 70s music trivia questions and answers!
The 1970s are famed for their dodgy hair styles and even dodgier fashion. But it was also a time of fantastic music. How much can you remember about the sounds of that era? Find out by taking our fun 70s music trivia quiz!
Which Neil Diamond song became his first to reach the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 when it hit the top in October 1970?
Which song, originally written by Kris Kristofferson, gave Janis Joplin a posthumous number one single in the U.S. charts in 1971?
Which soul singer got us all hot under the collar by singing, “Let’s Get It On” in 1973?
Which Carly Simon smash hit song from 1971 was allegedly about actor Warren Beatty?
Which 1972 hit song by Johnny Nash was re-recorded by Jimmy Cliff in 1993 for the soundtrack to the movie Cool Runnings?
Which train were Gladys Knight and the Pips going to take in 1973?
Who had hit records in the 1970s with the songs Jet and Band on the Run?
Which Fleetwood Mac album featured the hit singles Go Your Own Way, Don’t Stop, and Dreams?
Which group held 4 of the top 5 positions in the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week in March 1978?
Which disco queen had a smash hit in 1979 with the single Hot Stuff?
Who duetted with Deniece Williams on the 1978 hit Too Much, Too Little, Too Late?
Which rock band’s plane crashed on October 20, 1977, killing several members of the group?
Who gave us “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover in 1975?
“I’ve been walkin’ these streets so long, Singin’ the same old song” are the opening lines to which Glen Campbell smash hit of 1975?
Michael McDonald replaced Tom Johnstone in which band, in 1977?
A cover of which Bacharach/David song gave The Carpenters a huge hit in 1970?
In which year did Elvis Presley die?
James Taylor had a 1971 Billboard Hot 100 number one with his cover of which Carole King song?
In 1978, who said they “Can’t Smile Without You”?
What was the first album released by the Rolling Stones on their own record label Rolling Stones Records in 1971?
Which song, previously a hit for Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, gave Diana Ross her first solo number one on the Billboard Hot 100 after leaving the Supremes in 1970?
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