[Ans] Which hit song from the 1970s was featured in commercials for Heinz Tomato Ketchup?

Which hit song from the 1970s was featured in commercials for Heinz Tomato Ketchup? – Carly Simon was just 16 years old when she wrote this song while she was waiting for Cat Stevens to pick her up for their first date. As time ticked by, Simon vented her frustration by writing “Anticipation.” The song … Read more

[Ans] "Come and knock on our door" is the opening line of which sitcom’s theme song?

“Come and knock on our door” is the opening line of which sitcom’s theme song? – The 1970s and 1980s were a golden era for TV theme songs, and Three’s Company had one of the most memorable of all time. The theme song, “Come and knock on our door,” was composed by Joe Raposo (known … Read more

[Ans] Aretha Franklin recorded "Respect" in 1967, but who wrote and recorded the song first?

Aretha Franklin recorded “Respect” in 1967, but who wrote and recorded the song first? – “Respect” was written and originally recorded by soul singer Otis Redding. It was released in 1965 as a single from his third album Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul. In 1967, fellow soul singer Aretha Franklin covered and rearranged “Respect,” resulting … Read more

[Ans] In which Beatles song does Paul McCartney sing the title a whopping 36 times?

In which Beatles song does Paul McCartney sing the title a whopping 36 times? – Paul McCartney started writing “Let It Be” in 1968, during the White Album sessions. The song was inspired by his mother, Mary, who died of cancer when he was 14-years-old. McCartney’s opening lines — “When I find myself in times … Read more

[Ans] Bill Clinton chose which pop tune as his official 1992 presidential campaign song after hearing it in a cab?

Bill Clinton chose which pop tune as his official 1992 presidential campaign song after hearing it in a cab? – Perhaps no other rock group is more associated with President Clinton than Fleetwood Mac. “Don’t Stop,” from the successful album Rumours, became the official song of his 1992 presidential campaign. Popping up time and time … Read more

[Ans] Which classic Madonna song contains the lyric, "Marlon Brando, Jimmy Dean / On the cover of a magazine"?

Which classic Madonna song contains the lyric, “Marlon Brando, Jimmy Dean / On the cover of a magazine”? – The song “Vogue” is one of Madonna’s biggest international hits, topping the charts in over 30 countries. It became the world’s best-selling single in 1990. In the song, Madonna references sixteen “Golden Age” Hollywood stars from … Read more

[Ans] Which songwriter wrote the song, "This Land is Your Land”?

Which songwriter wrote the song, “This Land is Your Land”? – “This Land Is Your Land” is a famous folk song written by folk singer Woody Guthrie in 1940. Guthrie wrote the tune in critical response to Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America.” When Guthrie was tired of hearing Kate Smith sing it on the radio, … Read more

[Answer] Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were ordered to pay $5 million for copying part of which Marvin Gaye song in their hit “Blurred Lines”?

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were ordered to pay $5 million for copying part of which Marvin Gaye song in their hit “Blurred Lines”? – “Blurred Lines” is a song by Robin Thicke featuring rappers T.I. and Pharrell Williams. The song became the subject of a bitter legal dispute with the family of Marvin Gaye, … Read more