* This track was first recorded in in 1932 by The Ray Noble Orchestra. Bing Crosby also recorded it in 1933. Otis Redding's version, recorded in 1966 garnered the position of 204 in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of 500 most important songs. The song was also a signature track played in the excellent movie, The Commitments in 1991.
Now in between the Otis and movie versions, this notable band also had a big hit with it. Name the song and that band...
*There is a 'proper' version of this song with the complete band, but a band member had his own version of the track he did for the soundtrack to the 1979 film...The Warriors. That artist joined the band in 1976 and the 'proper' version of the song that we'll play ended up on the band's 1979 album. Name the song, the artist and the band...
*After years of being a moderately successful lead guitarist and singer in a string of British bands back in the day, this artist formed his own band and launched a nearly continuous U.S. tour in 1976. His resulting album sold over 6,000,000 copies and reached #1, briefly ranking among the 10 best-selling albums ever. Name the artist...
*A critic said of this song in 1994...it is one of the most self-effacing and personal songs to reach the Top Ten charts in the 90's. It deals with the phenomenon of rock and roll stardom and the pedestal that sometimes takes shape. The string arrangement on the track was described as 'absolutely stunning'. Name the iconic American artist and the song...
Battle Of The Bands!
Fooling Yourself by STYX vs Goodbye Stranger by Supertramp
1. Try a Little Tenderness by Three Dog Night 2. In The City by Joe Walsh Eagles
3. Peter Frampton 4. It’s Good To Be King by Tom Petty
Listeners picked Supertramp with 63% of votes