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Pop Hit Recidivists - 5

painmasterPainmaster on 09/16/2009

Trivia Quiz It's not unusual for a pop tune to be a hit more than once for different recording artists. In fact, it used to be common. The #1 song of 1946, for instance, was 'To Each His Own', the first hit in his multi-Oscar career by my fellow Pittsburgher Jay Livingston and his partner Ray Stone, and was a hit by SEVEN different artists, including at least two instrumental versions, all in the year of 1946.

Today, occasionally there'll be a hit by someone that is a simple 'remake' of a previously charted hit. In fact, in the 50s, that was sometimes planned and called a 'cover' version. Singers like Linda Rondstadt and Bette Midler have made a very good living out of such recycling.

In this quiz, I will give you the names of at least THREE artists who had Top 40 hits (and by now, I might stretch this rule a little, perhaps using the Adult Contemporary Chart, or a recording that had significant radio airplay, but peaked below #40) with the same tune. You have to come up with the title they have in common. Think derivatively, now...
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Difficulty:  Difficult
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Comments (5)
Westcoasttony  (Level: 260.0)
Wed, 30th Sep '09 2:31 PM

This is a really tough series but I love it. Some excellent research and I like the fact you go way back!

Mitchy  (Level: 135.6)
Wed, 16th Sep '09 3:21 PM

good quiz! I got 1 right, this one is way before me!

Legendski  (Level: 157.2)
Wed, 16th Sep '09 7:12 AM

Bury me not on the lone prairie..

Heckler  (Level: 35.1)
Wed, 16th Sep '09 6:40 AM


Mdembs  (Level: 168.5)
Wed, 16th Sep '09 6:31 AM

Your hardest one yet!

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