* This artist made a huge name for himself with his band back from 1977 to 1988 before a breakup due primarily to burnout. A recharge period led to a solo career and now the artist has a completely different attitude about writing songs (writes them alone and then records with the band) and says they are best played to a live audience (he now enjoys the whole circus surrounding touring). Name the artist
*Marvin Gaye co-wrote this song which became the biggest hit and trademark song for this group. The idea came to the writing team while they were riding through Detroit. During the summer, the city would sometimes open fire hydrants and let folks cool off....it looked a bit like they were dancing. The song was written during the height of the civil rights movement in the US and many African Americans interpreted it as a call to 'demonstrate in the streets' in many of the cities mentioned in the song...Chicago, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia and a few others. Name the song and group that recorded it
*This song was inspired by the writer and performer watching the movie American Graffiti, released in 1973, but set in 1962. The song is actually about a couple losing their virginity in the back seat of a Chevy and the writer says the song is autobiographical. This midwestern artist did a number of songs about his experiences growing up as a kid. Name the artist and song...
*This artist was preparing music for a new album in 1975 and he decided that he would write a song for his once fellow bandmate and friend. He played the song for him and the two of them decided to collaborate again in the studio on this track. It was released as a single that year...a song about someone who hates the town he grew up in...somebody happy to get out. And the performer for whom it was written confirmed that he grew up in an area where a career in music was not seen as either desirable or exciting. Name the artists and the song...
Battle Of The Bands!
Levon by Elton John vs Wooden Ships by Crosby, Stills & Nash
1. Mark Knopfler 2. Dancing In The Streets by Martha and the Vandellas
3. Bob Seger, Night Moves 4. Simon & Garfunkel, My Little Town
Listeners picked C,S & N going away with 54%