*There is an area near Chapel Hill, North Carolina where this artist grew up. and the song we'll play is named after it and provides a nostalgic look back into his childhood, complete with the mention of his dog, Hercules. The artist went back for a visit prior to writing the song and was less than happy about what it had become. Name the artist and song....
*This band, formed in New York City in 1965 was primarily known for 2 great songs that were hit singles. They often used what the music press referred to as 'baroque' string arrangements which led to their music being variously termed 'Bach-rock' or 'Baroque-rock'. Name the band and extra credit for naming their 2 hit tracks, one of which will play later today.
*This singer/songwriter was just 22 when this great album was released in 1970. He was more popular in the U.K. at the time, but this album vaulted him into prominence in the States as well. The artist converted to a new religion in 1977, changed names and pretty much stopped writing secular songs. Name the artist...
*This artist had a huge breakthrough album in 1976, but found it difficult to fit in during the 80's. As a result, he spent most of the 80's on sabbatical doing one album in 1980 and another in 1988. By the mid-90's many assumed he'd retired, but they were wrong. This Buckeye-state born artist spent much of his time off in music to other hobbies and interests, one of which included an enterprise in Napa Valley. Name the artist...
Battle Of The Bands!
Mr. Soul by Buffalo Springfield vs Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress by The Hollies
1. James Taylor, Copperline 2. The Left Banke, Walk Away Renee, Pretty Ballerina
3. Cat Stevens, Yusaf Islam 4. Boz Scaggs
The Hollies won convincingly with 56% of votes