* This Cleveland, Ohio band had 4 US Top 40 hits in 1966 alone. The band had a member who was once the lead singer of the band Climax, a one-hit wonder. Another member (the drummer) went on to form another great band in Cleveland. Lots to answer here...name the band with the 4 hits in 1966 and extra credit for the track of Climax that was a big hit and the name of the band the drummer would go on to help form...
*This artist had been working as a staff songwriter for more than a few years with no luck getting a record deal. With prospects fading that he'd ever get a deal, he decided to make a demo of songs in his own style that included the track we'll play later today. He sent the demo to a new label called Windham Hill who offered him deal, but the demo got out and a number of labels wanted to sign him because of this track. A Virginia native, he has twin sons named after Leon Russell and Keith Jarrett. Name the artist and the extra credit for the track that launched his record deal...
*We'll dip into a 'down-under' group's 6th studio album, produced by a man considered to be the 5th Beatle. The band was going through some heavy personnel changes at the time as shortly after the album was released, the lead vocalist and guitarist were leaving or had left. Name the band, and the producer of the album...
*This artist was hanging out in a bar near Daytona Beach and saw a group of guys crowded around some girls that looked like they were in town for a beauty contest. He sat back and just listened to their conversations and took notes as they used all kinds of lines to hit on the girls. A feeding frenzy kind of atmosphere led to this song. Name the artist and track...
Battle Of The Bands!
Summer Breeze by Seals and Crofts vs The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby & The Range
1. The Outsiders, Precious and Few, James Gang 2. Bruce Hornsby, The Way It Is
3. Little River Band, George Martin 4. Jimmy Buffett, Fins
Bruce Hornsby & The Range won with over 52% of the votes