*We'll play a track from this great band's 5th album, that was actually intended to be on their 3rd album. In fact, the song has a 'name' connection to the 3rd album. But during the initial recording sessions, no one liked how it came out, so they shelved it. Two years later in 1970 they brought back the track that is all about the quest for the American Dream, which is seldom attained. Name the band, the song and extra credit if you know the tie-in to the band's 3rd album...
*This artist was born in London to his mother, a cinema usherette and father, a publicity director for an orphanage. The Dad also helped organize charity shows in the 50's and introduced his son to all the stars giving the son a very early look into the entertainment industry. In 1966, the son was well on his way to an incredible musical career and decided to change his name for a very specific reason. The song we'll play was released in 1972 and holds the distinction of inspiring Paul McCartney's incorporating the key word of the title into his song, Jet. Name the artist and the track...
*A 1964 song was a great snapshot of teenage lifestyle at the time...all about friends, girls and cars. Musically, however, it was incredibly innovative with an opening fuzz guitar, stop-start rhythms and a keyboard line working in and out of the track. It was the band's first recording after The Beatles took hold of America and was more or less considered America's rebuttal to said invasion. It would go on to become this band's first #1 hit in the U.S. Name the band and the song...
*We'll enjoy a long track that actually combines two songs, the first one being an instrumental. The second part of the track is kind of an angry song about a broken relationship. They actually started as separate songs, but the album producer fused them together and the artist loved it and made certain they stayed together. Name the artist and track...
BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Born On The Bayou by John Fogerty vs Breakdown by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
1. Doors, Waiting for the Sun, Title of 3Rd album
2. David Bowie, Suffragette City
3. Beach Boys, I Get Around
4. Elton John, Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
Listeners picked Tom Petty by a 53% margin