1. How long was the album version of “Try Me, I Know We Can Make It”?
2. Name the group that released “Midnight Train to Georgia.”
3. What duo wrote and released “What Have I Done to Deserve This”?
4. Which artist released “Walk the Way the Wind Blows”?
5. Name the song that contains this lyric: “The wind in the willow played love’s sweet melody, But all of those vows we made were never to be.”
1. The song was nearly 18 minutes, one minute longer than “Love to Love You Baby,” Donna Summer’s previous release. “Try Me” topped the Dance Club charts in the U.S.
2. Gladys Knight and the Pips, in 1973. The song netted them a Best R&B Vocal Performance Grammy.
3. The Pet Shop Boys, in 1987, in collaboration with Dusty Springfield. The song helped revive Springfield’s flagging career when it hit the Top 10.
4. Kathy Mattea, in 1986.
5. “Blueberry Hill,” by Fats Domino in 1956. The 1940 song was released several times during that decade, mostly by big bands. The oddest version, available around the Internet, has to be that done by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in 2010 at an international children’s charity benefit.
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