It’s one of the listicles that PJ Media is trying to become famous for, but here at MfBJN, it’s a quiz: The 10 Most Bizarre Hits of the ‘70s.
How many does Brian J. have on vinyl?
- “Seasons in the Sun” by Terry Jacks
- “Pop Muzik” by M
- “Playground in my Mind” by Clint Holmes
- “Star Wars Theme / Cantina Band” by Meco (on vinyl and CD)
- “(You’re) Having My Baby” by Paul Anka and Odia Coates
- “A Fifth of Beethoven” by Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (twice: once on the Saturday Evening Fever soundtrack and on the album of the same name, although it’s credited simply to the Walter Murphy Band there)
- “The Streak” by Ray Stevens (also on the videocassette of his greatest hits)
- “Muskrat Love” by The Captain and Tennille
- “Convoy” by C.W. McCall (although I might have this on an album or single, but it’s not what I listen to on the turntable, so I’m not sure)
- “Disco Duck” by Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots
I thought I did better because one of the entries mentions the Chipmunks’ “Christmas Song” which I have on single and probably on a Chipmunks or Christmas album somewhere.
So that’s 33%, or better than I do on coffee house-based album cover quizzes.