*John Lennon wrote a song in 1963 when he was in Spain. He didn't write it for himself, but for a band that Brian Epstein signed in addition to The Beatles. In fact, Lennon also wrote the song that would become the B-side, for a single that went to #1 in the UK and turned into a big hit in the U.S. Name the band and extra credit for the name of the song...
*We'll enjoy a track from 1972 that was initially titled, "Desert Song". After all the song is about a trip through the desert and while that can be unforgiving, the singer finds comfort in such a scenario. Perhaps a bit of such comfort came from the fact that the writer of the song was tired of rainy England. Name the band and extra credit for the name of the track...
*In 1970 this part-time mailman, part-time musician at the time, was playing in a Chicago club when a young journalist by the name of Roger Ebert dropped in for a set. Ebert listened to the set of original songs and wrote a glowing review for the Chicago Sun Times, essentially launching a rather incredible music career. Name the artist...
*This band's 37 minute album took 2 years to record and was the most expensive record ever made when it came out in 1980. There are any number of reasons why it took so long, a few of them due to some serious life situations/tragedies involving injuries from a car accident and a drug overdose and passing of a girlfriend of the band's frontman. Name the band...
BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Give A Little Bit by Supertramp vs Time Machine by Grand Funk RR
1. Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas, Bad to Me
2. America, A Horse With No Name
3. John Prine
4. Steely Dan
Battle of the Bands : Grand Funk RR won with 50.5% of votes