Which bands recorded these pop hits of 1970?

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Legendary acts like Simon & Garfunkel, The Carpenters, Diana Ross and The Jackson 5 scored smash hits in 1970. But not every hitmaker made the Hall of Fame. 

The Billboard Hot 100 for the year also included some wonderfully named bands — Mungo Jerry, Frijid Pink, The Ides of March. 

We've gathered some more popular tunes from the charts in 1970. See if you can remember the unique names who recorded them. 

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  1. This tasty group went to No. 1 with its song "Make It with You."
  2. This band, which sounded like a magazine title, reached No. 5 with its tune "Hitchin' a Ride."
  3. This elemental act went to No. 4 with its groove "Get Ready."
  4. The pop group hit No. 2 on the Hot 100 with its song "Which Way You Goin' Billy?"
  5. This act rocketed to the top of the charts with "Venus." (Bananarama later covered it.)
  6. This inventive band brainstormed a big hit with "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)."
  7. This band spread its sound with the Top 10 smash "Reflections of My Life."
  8. This band "N"-joyed success with a Top 10 hit called "Tighter, Tighter."
  9. This band had an impressive body of work, including the Top 10 hit "Come and Get It."
  10. The colorful act expanded its palette with the ditty "My Baby Loves Lovin'."
  11. This pop group served up a hit called "Ma Belle Amie," which reached No. 5 on the charts.
  12. This band used its utilities to record the No. 14 hit "Are You Ready?"

Which bands recorded these pop hits of 1970?

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GMarx95750191 1 month ago
Ya can’t win ‘em all... but ALMOST ALL
surfer2002us 1 month ago
8 of 12, man some were ones I don't remember the song.
JERRY6 1 month ago
8 of 12 should have done better , have to stop second guessing wouldhave gotten 11 of 12
Tvfan 1 month ago
Sure pays to listen to radio shows doesn't it?!
Diz 1 month ago
12/12. I own them all on 45's.
SashaPayneDiaz 2 months ago
12/12 I remembered some because they are on my "songs I absolutely hate and I hope I NEVER hear them again" list. I'll never ever forget "Ma Belle Amie'....no matter how hard I try.......and this quiz sure didn't help.
Geronimo 2 months ago
Who cares about this quiz! Nobody knows these groups and if somebody is perfect on this quiz they are lying!
SashaPayneDiaz Geronimo 2 months ago
12/12 NOT LYIN'
jimilou Geronimo 1 month ago
Take it easy. This is the music some of us grew up with.
max 2 months ago
Badfinger, great band, Beatles groomed them.
max 2 months ago
7/12 know the songs, went blank on band names.
Jeffrey 2 months ago
11/12 was like a termite at a 2 by 4...70s and 80s music is branded in my brain
STARFIGHTER77 2 months ago
Smokin' a Few...and Rockin'On !!
dethLSMO89 3 months ago
10 out of 12. Not bad considering I was only 7 years old in 1970. But I love music. Exposed 2 country (especially old school) from my father. Exposed to Big Band and Pop from my mother. 80's music is the best though!!!
Karen 3 months ago
10/12...Love my music...a child of the 1970's...favorite song # 6
daDoctah 3 months ago
12/12. Interesting that you included two Dutch acts, Tee-Set and Shocking Blue. Another Dutch group, the George Baker selection, had their big hit the same year ("Little Green Bag").
ETristanBooth 3 months ago
7/12, but, to be fair, I was only 8 years old.
HaveFaith2005 3 months ago
Got four right. It's hard for an 80s girl
Robert 3 months ago
My baby loves lovin was my favorite 1970 song.
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