Name the deaf singer who released Cry and Just Walkin’ In The Rain.
Why was Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) sued for El Condor Pasa?
Who released Could It Be I’m Falling In Love?
Name the song that contains these lyrics: Well, I might take a train, I might take a plane, but if I have to walk, I’m gonna get there just the same.
That was the name used by songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. They wrote over 70 hits, including Jailhouse Rock and Stand By Me.
Johnnie Ray. He was left deaf after an accident at a Scout camp as a boy.
Simon & Garfunkel’s El Condor Pasa (If I Could) is from a 1913 Peruvian instrumental. Simon, having been told by a band that it was an old folk song, was eventually sued for copyright infringement, not knowing the melody actually had been copyrighted in the U.S. since 1933.
The Spinners, in 1972.
Kansas City, by Wilbert Harrison in 1959. The song was written by the Elmo Glick duo, mentioned above, two 19-year-old R&B fans who went on to have long writing careers.