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1970-1974 Pop Songs by Artist and Lyric

Based on these artists and lyrics, name the songs from the early 1970s.
All songs were released, hit #1, or were featured in a film between 1970 and 1974.
The instrumental songs are those artists' signature pieces
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Last updated: September 10, 2020
First submittedDecember 5, 2016
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Lyric
Artist
Song Title
In the jungle / The mighty jungle
Robert John
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
I was once like you are now / And I know that it's not easy / To be calm when you've found / Something going on
Cat Stevens
Father and Son
If you want to view paradise / Simply look around and view it / Anything you want to, do it
Gene Wilder
Pure Imagination
If her daddy's rich, take her out for a meal / If her daddy's poor, just do what you feel
Mungo Jerry
In the Summertime
You just call on me, brother, when you need a hand
Bill Withers
Lean on Me
(instrumental)
Hot Butter
Popcorn
It's nine o'clock on a Saturday / The regular crowd shuffles in
Billy Joel
Piano Man
People dancing, people laughing / A man selling ice cream, singing Italian songs
Chicago
Saturday in the Park
She walked up to me and she asked me to dance / I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said
The Kinks
Lola
Hey
Gary Glitter
Rock and Roll, Part 2
Can't you see? / You're everything I hoped for / You're everything I need
Joe Cocker
You Are So Beautiful
Winter, spring, summer, or fall / All you have to do is call
Carole King
You've Got a Friend
And even though we ain't got money / I'm so in love with you honey
Anne Murray
Danny's Song
She packed my bags last night pre-flight / Zero hour nine a.m.
Elton John
Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)
Now that I've lost everything to you / You say you want to start something new
Cat Stevens
Wild World
All the things / That we've been through / You should understand me / Like I understand you
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
If You Don't Know Me by Now
Are you gatherin' up the tears? / Have you had enough of mine?
Steely Dan
Reelin' in the Years
In the desert you can remember your name / 'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain
America
A Horse With No Name
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Level 83
Sep 24, 2020
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Level 87
Dec 5, 2016
Hang on, so the Simply Red song was just a cover? Learn something new every day.
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Level 83
Dec 5, 2016
That's why I love Jetpunk!
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Level 71
Dec 5, 2016
Never heard of Simply Red. Which song are you referring to?
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Level 83
Dec 5, 2016
"If You Don't Know Me by Now" Check out my other quiz: http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/154362/1988-1989-pop-songs-by-artist-and-lyric
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Level 87
Dec 6, 2016
British band whose heyday was the late 80s. They had a hit with "If You Don't Know Me by Now" around then. The only reason I got Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes was because I recognised the lyrics from the Simply Red version.