*The 1st half of the 1970's was the heyday of introspective songwriting and close-harmony singing. This band lay at the commercial end of this movement, releasing a string of singles that earned significant radio play for years. The members of the band all met in the school they attended. Name the band...
*Although musically this song is quite a jangly and catchy track, its lyrical theme is actually pretty dark. The concept is quite serious...it's all about people that crave power, about warfare and the misery it causes. It was even darker prior to the re-write of the title phrase, but got a bit more positive with the new lyrics. Name the band and extra credit for the name of the song from 1985...
*The story behind this 1967 track was the fact that the co-writer band members realized as musicians, that their busy schedules were extremely tight and that they could only see their significant others on a certain day of the week. The track was presented to the executives at Atlantic Records, who were not impressed. But influential DJ at the time, Murray the K, heard it, loved it and it got recorded. Name the band and extra credit for the name of the song....
*This great artist reached her commercial high point with the release of this album in 1974, a remarkably deft fusion of folk, pop and jazz...her best-selling work to date. A number of tracks on the album explored the roles of honesty and trust in relationships, romantic and otherwise. This track tends to be fraught with worry and self-doubt in direct opposition to the music, which is smart and smooth from start to finish. Name the legendary California artist and some serious extra credit for the name of the song we'll enjoy later today...
BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Everybody Wants to Rule the World by Tears for Fears vs Imaginary Lover by Atlanta Rhythm Section
2. Tears for Fears, Everybody Wants to Rule the World
3. The Rascals, Groovin’
4. Joni Mitchell, Same Situation
Battle of the Bands : Tears for Fears won with 54% of votes