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Bruce Springsteen made the covers of America’s top two new magazines the same week as the result of the release and success of the album “Born to Run.” Time went out of their way to laud Springsteen’s animal magnetism and primal energy while Newsweek pointed out the hype-machine of Columbia Records that was the driving force in his success. On the opposite end of the musical spectrum from the songs of the above-mentioned singer, this one-hit wonder capitalized on a popular fad of the mid-seventies and charted #1 on both Billboard’s Hot Country Singles and Hot 100. 34.  What was the song? Convoy The Streak My Pet Rock Just Left Me Disco Duck 35.  Who was the singer? Ray Stevens Rick Dees C.W. McCall Davis Geddes 36.  What fad did the song further popularize? Pet Rock Streaking CB radio Disco dancing

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