The '70s are among the most musically diverse decades in history, coming in with a groovy haze of flower power and passing through a hustlin' disco phase. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of some of the biggest one-hit wonders of the decade.
Lynn Anderson topped both pop and country charts in 1970, but she certainly never promised you one of these.
How long did Norman Greenbaum spend penning the lyrics for "Spirit in the Sky"?
What band released the song "Play That Funky Music"?
the Five Stairsteps
How long is the song "American Pie"?
True or false: The title "American Pie" was inspired by the name of a plane.
Who sang the song "Mr. Big Stuff"?
What band was Lillian Lopez a part of?
the Five Stairsteps
What band found fame with "The Boys Are Back in Town"?
What year did Van McCoy top the charts with "The Hustle"?
True or false: The song "Cat's in the Cradle" was inspired by a poem written by Harry Chapin's wife.
Who earned a Grammy nod for her 1976 version of "Turn the Beat Around"?
Vicki Sue Robinson
True or false: Mungo Jerry hailed from the U.K.
What year was everybody "Kung Fu Fighting"?
Who sang the 1978 hit "Hot Child in the City"?
Who did the lead singer of the Knack pen "My Sharona" for?
a girl he liked
True or false: The Federal Communications Commission banned the song "One Toke Over the Line" from the radio.
How many Grammy nominations did the Starland Vocal Band earn in 1976?
True or false: Edison Lighthouse wasn't a real band.
How long did Anita Ward spend recording "Ring My Bell"?
What 1972 one-hit wonder was featured in a 1999 Volkswagen commercial?
Who sang the song "Hey There Lonely Girl"?
What year did the Five Stairsteps release "O-o-h Child"?
A visit to this state inspired Joni Mitchell's "Big Yellow Taxi."
What band sang "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke"?
the New Seekers
What year did King Harvest release "Dancing in the Moonlight"?
Who sang the 1971 song "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"?
Which group topped the charts with the song "How Long" in 1974?
Who originally sang the song "Love Hurts"?
the Rolling Stones
the Everly Brothers
What year did Bobby Bloom release the cheerful "Montego Bay"?