Pop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’70s Hits by Just Their First Second?

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July 24 2014 12:41 PM

Pop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’70s Hits by Just Their First Second?

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How quickly can you recognize songs by these people?

Jimmy Page, Elton John, and Donna Summer photos by Getty.

This month we’ve challenged you to identify hits from the ’90s, ’80s, and the last few years after hearing just the first second of each song. Now let’s go even further back, to a time of tie-dye and glitter, when rock got louder and disco got big. Dust off your snazziest platform shoes and identify these ’70s hits by their first second.

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