1. Who released “Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast”?
2. Where did the name of “disco” music and dance come from?
3. Who released “To Sir With Love”?
4. Which singer released “Private Dancer”?
5. Name the song that contains this lyric: “I run a comb through my hair and step out in the street.”
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1. Wayne Newton, in 1972. The song climbed the charts around the world and was even translated into other languages.
2. France. During the 1940s when the Nazis were occupying Paris, “discotheque” was a type of nightclub where patrons danced to phonographic records. Disco became popular in the U.S. in early ’70s, emerging out of an urban subculture.
3. Lulu, born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, in the 1967 film of the same name, starring Sidney Poitier. It was the best-selling single of the year, after staying at No. 1 for five weeks.
4. Tina Turner, on her album of the same name, in 1984.
5. “Make Me Lose Control,” by Eric Carmen, in 1988. The song was a single that was never on an album and stayed at the top of the adult contemporary chart for three weeks. It came out shortly after Carmen’s “Hungry Eyes” in the film “Dirty Dancing.”
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