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Who Wrote the #1 Hit [1970]

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1. B.J. Thomas had a #1 song in 1970. Who wrote the song?

  • Hal David and Burt Bacharach
  • B.J. Thomas
  • John Candy and Bill Wymans

2. "American Woman" is the title track of Canadian band The Guess Who's 1970 album, American Woman. It was #1 for three weeks in May 1970. Along with Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings, who did NOT write the song?

  • Jim Kale
  • Garry Peterson
  • Randy Newman

3. Edwin Starr had a #1 hit with �War.� Who wrote the song?

  • Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
  • Paul Williams and Dennis Edwards
  • Edwin Starr and Barry Gordy, Jr.

4. George Harrison had a #1 hit in 1970 with �My Sweet Lord.� Who wrote the song?

  • George Harrison
  • Eric Clapton
  • John Lennon

5. �The Tears of a Clown� was a #1 hit for Smokey Robinson and the Miracles. Who wrote the song?

  • Stevie Wonder, Hank Crosby, Smokey Robinson
  • Claudette Rogers Robinson and Pete Moore
  • Ronnie White and Bobby Rogers

6. �Ain't No Mountain High Enough� had been a hit for Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell 1967. However, in 1970 Diana Ross had a #1 hit with the song. Who wrote the song?

  • Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson
  • Harvey Fuqua and Johnny Bristol
  • Patrick Adams and Greg Carmichael

7. "I Think I Love You" became the first #1 hit for The Partridge family. Who wrote the song?

  • Tony Romeo
  • David Cassidy
  • Wes Farrell

8. Who wrote �Make It With You,� the #1 hit by Bread?

  • Teddy Pendergrass
  • David Gates
  • Randy Newman

9. Who wrote �Bridge Over Troubled Waters�?

  • Roy Halee
  • Paul Simon
  • Art Garfunkel

10. Cracklin' Rosie was a #1 hit for Neil Diamond in 1970. Who wrote the song?

  • Edwin Starr
  • Tom Catalano
  • Neil Diamond

Check Your Answers

  • 1. Hal David and Burt Bacharach
  • 2. Randy Newman
  • 3. Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
  • 4. George Harrison
  • 5. Stevie Wonder, Hank Crosby, Smokey Robinson
  • 6. Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson
  • 7. Tony Romeo
  • 8. David Gates
  • 9. Paul Simon
  • 10. Neil Diamond

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