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Given some of their chart history, can you name these famous music acts?

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First Top 40: 1967 Biggest Hit: 1978 Last Top 40: 1997Most famous for disco songs
First Top 40: 1964 Biggest Hit: 1968 Last Top 40: 1996All members had multiple solo #1 hits
First Top 40: 1979 Biggest Hit: 1984 Last Top 40: 1999Biggest selling album is a soundtrack
First Top 40: 1970 Biggest Hit: 1997 Last Top 40: 1999Remarkably consistent stretch of hits from early 70s through end of the 90s
First Top 40: 1992 Biggest Hit: 1992 Last Top 40: 2011Faded in mid 90s before revival through 2000s
First Top 40: 1984 Biggest Hit: 1987 Last Top 40: 2009Known for soaring rock anthems
First Top 40: 1979 Biggest Hit: 1980 Last Top 40: 1982Had hits with reggae, disco and punk inspired tunes
First Top 40: 1983 Biggest Hit: 1994 Last Top 40: 2012As well known for image and shape-shifting career as for her songs
First Top 40: 1972 Biggest Hit: 1976 Last Top 40: 1987His successful solo career followed break from duo
First Top 40: 1970 Biggest Hit: 1976 Last Top 40: 1991Drastic change in style from 70s to 80s
First Top 40: 1979 Biggest Hit: 1982 Last Top 40: 1996Arena rockers whose most famous song has been used as sports anthem and karaoke staple
First Top 40: 1989 Biggest Hit: 1996 Last Top 40: 200880s material more influential, 90s material more succesful
First Top 40: 1993 Biggest Hit: 1996 Last Top 40: 2003Career cut short at peak success
First Top 40: 1973 Biggest Hit: 1980 Last Top 40: 1980Much more successful with albums than singles
First Top 40: 1970 Biggest Hit: 1974 Last Top 40: 1998This artist was a member of many successful bands before solo career
First Top 40: 1971 Biggest Hit: 1983 Last Top 40: 2014Child star who grew into a massive superstar through adulthood
First Top 40: 1982 Biggest Hit: 1982 Last Top 40: 1982The band's most well-known songs missed top 40
First Top 40: 1968 Biggest Hit: 1969 Last Top 40: 1974Famous for their psychedelic funk sound
First Top 40: 1991 Biggest Hit: 1991 Last Top 40: 1995Massive influence despite short career
First Top 40: 1976 Biggest Hit: 1987 Last Top 40: 1994Glossy 80s revival kept 70s hard rockers relevant
First Top 40: 1956 Biggest Hit: 1956 Last Top 40: 1981Legend who produced an astounding amount of hits until his death
First Top 40: 1980 Biggest Hit: 1983 Last Top 40: 1994Pop savvy punk rockers
First Top 40: 1972 Biggest Hit: 1974 Last Top 40: 1975Singer/songwriter who is a legend of folk
First Top 40: 1972 Biggest Hit: 1976 Last Top 40: 1995Country rock pioneers
First Top 40: 1971 Biggest Hit: 1972 Last Top 40: 1989Well-known for theatrical live shows
First Top 40: 1984 Biggest Hit: 1984 Last Top 40: 1989Unusual artist who rocketed to stardom on MTV
First Top 40: 1973 Biggest Hit: 1974 Last Top 40: 1994Famous for music made for the bedroom
First Top 40: 1999 Biggest Hit: 2002 Last Top 40: 2014Mocked his audience and other celebrities on way to massive success
First Top 40: 1963 Biggest Hit: 1977 Last Top 40: 1987Piano man with string of classic 70s albums
First Top 40: 1970 Biggest Hit: 1970 Last Top 40: 1981This duo made many hits as a family affair
First Top 40: 2003 Biggest Hit: 2006 Last Top 40: 2016Living legend that is still producing hits
First Top 40: 1956 Biggest Hit: 1969 Last Top 40: 1976Country legend famous for doing things his way
First Top 40: 1957 Biggest Hit: 1957 Last Top 40: 1959Pioneer of rock whose career was cut short
First Top 40: 1960 Biggest Hit: 1964 Last Top 40: 1989Famous singer of heartbreak songs
First Top 40: 1964 Biggest Hit: 1965 Last Top 40: 1989Icons of rock for 50+ years
No Top 40s; only charting song in 1976Most legendary musician in his genre
First Top 40: 1963 Biggest Hit: 1964 Last Top 40: 1976Lead singer launched highly successful solo career
First Top 40: 1957 Biggest Hit: 1957 Last Top 40: 1965Influential singer famous for his smooth voice
First Top 40: 1985 Biggest Hit: 1990 Last Top 40: 1997Specialize in dark brooding tunes
First Top 40: 1999 Biggest Hit: 1999 Last Top 40: 1999Only top 40 by alter ego; superstar in country music

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