Who sang this hit: The Carpenters or Captain & Tennille?

Which super '70s duo recorded these Top 40 tunes?

They were two of the biggest pop duos of the Seventies — especially if you listened to a lot of soft-rock radio.

The Carpenters and Captain & Tennille ruled the airwaves with songs about dancing and touching and rain. They ruled television, too, with their variety shows and specials.

Think you can tell them apart? All of these songs (but one) broke into the Top 40 of the Billboard pop charts. Who sang what?

  1. "Do That to Me One More Time"
  2. "Muskrat Love"
  3. "(They Long to Be) Close to You"
  4. "Touch Me When We're Dancing"
  5. "Can't Stop Dancin'"
  6. "The Way I Want to Touch You"
  7. "Rainy Days and Mondays"
  8. "Come in from the Rain"
  9. "We've Only Just Begun"
  10. "Top of the World"
  11. "Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem of World Contact Day)"
  12. "Love Will Keep Us Together"
  13. "There's a Kind of Hush"
  14. "Lonely Nights (Angel Face)"

Who sang this hit: The Carpenters or Captain & Tennille?

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biscuits18521 3 months ago
Finally aced one of these tests - 14/14. (I didn't do so well on the 70s and 80s song hits quizzes - both to my disappointment.)
frenchman71 4 months ago
There was only one song by C & T I liked. "The Way I Want to Touch You". Everything else and I would change the radio station.
frenchman71 4 months ago
Too easy. But I consider myself a 70s expert.
Randall 4 months ago
I consider myself a major fan of both acts I'm very sure come in from the rain was a Melissa Manchester hit record If the CARPENTERS had had that as a hit I would remember hearing that
frenchman71 Randall 4 months ago
No it was Cap. & Tennille. The oldies station don't ever play it.
boogerdogger 4 months ago
Now that girl (Toni Tennille) has a REALLY BIG MOUTH!!
TCKirkham 4 months ago
You got 14 out of 14
"Can't Stop Dancin'" indeed! Hopefully, you loved this quiz like a muskrat.

What can I say -I own everything both of them released...heh heh
Lacey 7 months ago
11/14 Ouch, I really thought I would do better as I was a fan of BOTH duos.
Yvette 8 months ago
Also did you know Toni Tennille used to sing back up for Elton John on some of his songs? Don’t know if the Captain was part of that or not.
frenchman71 Yvette 4 months ago
The Capt. was known more for his keyboard work. They both also backed up the Beach Boys on some of their later stuff in the studio.
Yvette 8 months ago
12/14 - I remembered more than I thought lol
Lillyrose 8 months ago
14 out of 14. I haven't heard very much of Captain and Tennille's music, but I love The Carpenters!
DIGGER1 8 months ago
Who sang this hit: The Carpenters or Captain & Tennille?
You got 14 out of 14
"Can't Stop Dancin'" indeed! Hopefully, you loved this quiz like a muskrat.
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I dig both of these couples's music.
SheriHeffner 8 months ago
13 out of 14. I've never heard of number 11.
DavidBarker 8 months ago
You got 10 out of 14
"Can't Stop Dancin'" indeed! Hopefully, you loved this quiz like a muskrat.
bnichols23 8 months ago
This was a total gimme, but mainly because both those duos were personal favorites. I'd have to cheat to get anything less than a perfect score.
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