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Pairs #34 (Music Edition)

Select the other half of each pair. Assume the word “and” (or an ampersand) between the hint and the answer.

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Ike
“River Deep — Mountain High” (London), 1966
Ike & Tina Turner. Husband and wife performers from 1960 until their divorce in 1976. Tina had a successful solo career after the act split up. Ike … not so much.
Marilyn McCoo
“You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)” (ABC), 1976
Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. Husband and wife duo who formed their own act after leaving The 5th Dimension.
Aretha Franklin
"I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" (Arista), 1987
Aretha Franklin and George Michael. The credit on the single release of "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me),” written by Michael and recorded for Franklin’s 1986 album Aretha.
Barbra Streisand
"No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (Columbia, Casablanca), 1979
Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer. The credit on the single version of "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough), which was recorded for Streisand’s Wet album, and also released (in an 11-minute long edit) on Summer’s compilation album On the Radio: Greatest Hits Volumes I & II.
Sam Smith
“Unholy” (Capitol/EMI), 2022
Sam Smith and Kim Petras. Credited on the single version of “Unholy,” recorded for (but released before) Smith’s 2023 album Gloria.
Patti Austin
"Baby, Come to Me" (Qwest), 1982
Patti Austin and James Ingram. Credited on the single version of "Baby, Come to Me", recorded for Austin’s 1981 album Every Home Should Have One.
Danny
“At the Hop” (ABC), 1957
Danny & the Juniors. U.S. doo-wop and rock and roll vocal group formed in Philadelphia.
Elton John
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart" (MCA), 1976
Elton John and Kiki Dee. The credit on the single "Don't Go Breaking My Heart,” which was never released on an original album.
David
“Michelle” (Columbia UK), 1966
David and Jonathan. Pop duo Roger Greenaway and Roger Cook from Bristol, England.
Nice
"Sometimes I Rhyme Slow" (Rush/Columbia), 1992
Nice & Smooth. New York hip hop duo Gregory O. "Greg Nice" Mays and Darryl O. "Smooth B" Barnes, 1986-present.
Watching
The Moody Blues, 1969
"Watching and Waiting.” A single from the Moody Blues’ 1969 album To Our Children's Children's Children.
Carter-Lewis
“Back On The Scene” (Piccadilly), 1961
Carter-Lewis and the Southerners. English rock band formed by John Carter and Ken Lewis in Birmingham.
Gary
“Hi, Hi, Hazel” (Smash), 1966
Gary and the Hornets. Garage rock band from Franklin, Ohio.
Herb Alpert
“What Now My Love” (A&M), 1966
Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass. Trumpeter and sometime vocalist, and beginning around 1966, his band. (Before that date, the Tijuana Brass was Alpert overdubbing his own trumpet, and then various studio bands.) Sometimes styled as “Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass.”
Venus
“I Want To Be Where The Boys Are” (Spark), 1977
Venus and the Razorblades. Los Angeles punk rock band, 1976-1977.
Eddie
"Do Anything You Wanna Do" (Island), 1977
Eddie and the Hot Rods. British pub rock band from Essex.
K-Ci
“Love Always” (MCA), 1997
K-Ci & JoJo. U.S. R&B duo, comprised of Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey and his brother, Joel "JoJo" Hailey, 1996-present.
James
"I'm Your Puppet" (Bell), 1966
James & Bobby Purify. U.S. R&B/soul duo, originally consisting of James Lee Purify and his cousin, Robert Lee Dickey, 1965-1971 and 1974-1980s (with Ben Moore replacing Dickey).
Cat Mother
“Good Old Rock 'N Roll” (Polydor), 1969
Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys. Musical group originally based in New York, but later in Mendocino, California (1967-1977).
Barry
"I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight" (Valiant), 1963
Barry & the Tamerlanes. Los Angeles doo-wop trio.
The Farmer
Oklahoma!, 1943
“The Farmer and the Cowman.” A song from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s 1943 musical play Oklahoma!.
Florence
“Dog Days Are Over” (Island), 2008
Florence + the Machine. (Pronounced “Florence and the Machine.”) English indie rock band from London.
Randy
“Denise” (Rust), 1963
Randy & the Rainbows. A doo-wop group from Maspeth, Queens, originally comprised of brothers Dominick (“Randy”) and Frank Safuto, brothers Mike and Sal Zero, and Ken Arcipowski.
Archie Bell
“Tighten Up” (Atlantic), 1968
Archie Bell & the Drells. U.S. R&B vocal group, 1966-1980.
Lady Gaga
“Shallow” (Interscope), 2018
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. The credit on the single release of “Shallow,” lifted from the soundtrack of the 2018 film A Star Is Born.
Billy Davis, Jr.
Bobby Purify
Bradley Cooper
Donna Summer
George Michael
James Ingram
JoJo
Jonathan
Kiki Dee
Kim Petras
Smooth
the All Night Newsboys
the Cowman
the Drells
the Hornets
the Hot Rods
the Juniors
the Machine
the Rainbows
the Razorblades
the Southerners
the Tamerlanes
the Tijuana Brass
Tina Turner
Waiting
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Apr 11, 2024
A pair in this quiz may be any of the following.

1. A song title, or part of a title, e.g., “Heart and Soul”

2. A musical act named after its lead singer and their band, e.g., Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

3. A lead instrumentalist or a bandleader/conductor and their musicians, e.g. Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians

4. The name of a musical act consisting of a duo of singers or instrumentalists who regularly perform(ed) and record(ed) together, e.g., Ike and Tina Turner

5. A composer/lyricist pair who regularly collaborated (not necessarily exclusively) for a period of time, e.g., George and Ira Gershwin

6. The credit on an individual single recorded by two normally independent musical acts, e.g., Ed Sheeran and Andrea Bocelli as the credit on the single “Perfect Symphony”