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America Quiz

America is an American rock band, formed in 1970 by multi-instrumentalists Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley who first met in London. 10 Questions.

 
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1

"A Horse with No Name" by America was the band's 1st & most successful single, released in late 1971(Europe) & early 1972 (US) & it topped some charts. What was its original title? (clue: music)

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  • "Sandman"
  • "Desert Song"
  • "The Last Unicorn"
  • "Cold Desert"

2

The song was a top ten hit and spent 10 weeks in US Billboard Hot 100 charts wherein it peaked at number 9. What is the title of this song released in 1971 by America?

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  • "You"
  • "Three Roses"
  • "Riverside"
  • "I Need You"

3

Not released as a single, but achieved high popularity and radio playing time, what is the title of this song released under the album "America" in 1971 by America?

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  • "Sandman"
  • "Tin Man"
  • "Survival"
  • "Man's Road"

4

The song "Ventura Highway" went to #8 on the Billboard Top 40 Pop Charts for America in 1972. In which State is Ventura town located? (clue: The Golden State)

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  • Omaha
  • Mississippi
  • California
  • Minnesota

5

What is the title of this song released in 1975 by America? It was their second single to reach number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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  • "Sarah"
  • "Sister Golden Hair"
  • "Midnight"
  • "Daisy Jane"

6

What is the title of this lovely song released in 1976 by America which was also their third and final #1 on the Billboard Easy Listening chart?

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  • "Today's The Day"
  • "Hideway Pt II"
  • "Woman Tonight"
  • "Amber Cascades"

7

"Muskrat Love" is a soft rock song released in 1973 by America. A 1976 remake by which duo enabled it to peak at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 & #2 on the Cash Box chart?

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  • Hall & Oates
  • The Carpenters
  • Captain & Tennille
  • Peters & Lee

8

"Tin Man" is a 1974 song by America. The song's title and some of its lyrics refer to which character from The Wizard of Oz?

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  • "The Wizard"
  • "Tin Woodman"
  • "Cowardly Lion"
  • "Tin Polisher"

9

What is the title of this 1974 song by America which reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was America's second #1 on the Easy Listening chart?

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  • "Don't Cross The River"
  • "Chasing The Rainbow"
  • "Lonely People"
  • "All My Life"

10

Finally, "You Can Do Magic" a 1982 song, proved a solid comeback for America. It reached the Top 40 in Aug 1982 & peaked at #8 that Oct. What is the album title? (clue: sight)

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  • "View From The Ground"
  • "The Last Unicorn"
  • "Your Move"
  • "Silent Letter"

 

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