This song was originally banned from airplay in the U.K. 28. Why ? (a: 168) Long before it became common practice to sample tunes, riffs and beats, George Harrison was judged guilty of plagiarism when writing “My Sweet Lord.” 29. Name the song he plagiarized (in the eyes of the court) (a: 168) 30. Name the group that sang the original song (a: 168) In 1976 Harrison released the album Thirty Three & 1/3, a reference to both the speed an LP and Harrison’s age at the time. Three singles were released from that album including a parody song that made fun of his lawsuit. 31. Name this song. (a: 169) 32. Which comedic actor provided background vocals? (a: 169) This singer had a breakthrough when he graced the covers of both Newsweek and Time magazine the same week; Oct. 27, 1975. 33. Who is the singer? (a: 170) 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.
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