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Who Wrote the #1 Hit [1950]

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1. In 1950, the Andrew Sisters had a #1 hit with "I Can Dream, Can't I?". Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Sammy Fain and Irving Kahal
  • Jimmy Mason and Bill Jar
  • LaVerne Andrews, Maxene Andrews and Patty Andrews

2. On Feburary 11, the Ames Brothers had a #1 hit with �Rag Mop.� Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Joe Ames and Ed Ames
  • Gene Ames and Vic Ames
  • Johnnie Lee Wills and Deacon Anderson

3. "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" was the #1 hit for Red Foley. Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Harry Harrison
  • Harry Stone and Jack Stapp
  • Red Foley and Bill Darnel

4. �The Thing� was the #1 hit for Phil Harris. Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Les Welch
  • Charles Randolph Grean
  • Manny Boggs

5. �Goodnight, Irene" or "Irene, Goodnight," is a 20th century American folk standard. Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers had the #1 with the song? Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Ernest Tubb & Red Foley
  • Jo Doe Davidson
  • Gussie L. Davis

6. Nat King Cole had a #1 hit with �Mona Lisa.� Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
  • Carl Mann and Sam Phillips
  • George Martin

7. "The Third Man Theme" was a #1 hit for Anton Karas. Who wrote the song?

  • George Martin
  • Ray Evans
  • Anton Karas

8. Eileen Barton had a #1 hit with "If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked a Cake)". Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Al Hoffman, Bob Merrill, and Clem Watts
  • Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
  • Ernest Tubb & Red Foley

9. "Music! Music! Music!" was a #1 hit for Teresa Brewer. Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Stephen Weiss and Bernie Baum
  • Petula Clark and Bill Haley
  • Jo Doe Davidson

10. On November 8, "Harbor Lights" hit #1 for Sammy Kaye. Who wrote the #1 hit?

  • Ray Anthony, Ralph Flanagan, and Ken Griffin
  • Mason Wilson, Sr. and Floyd Parthmore
  • Hugh Williams (pseudonym for Will Grosz) and Jimmy Kennedy

Check Your Answers

  • 1. Sammy Fain and Irving Kahal
  • 2. Johnnie Lee Wills and Deacon Anderson
  • 3. Harry Stone and Jack Stapp
  • 4. Charles Randolph Grean
  • 5. Gussie L. Davis
  • 6. Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
  • 7. Anton Karas
  • 8. Al Hoffman, Bob Merrill, and Clem Watts
  • 9. Stephen Weiss and Bernie Baum
  • 10. Hugh Williams (pseudonym for Will Grosz) and Jimmy Kennedy

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