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1950s Song Artist Matchup Quiz

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Patti Page - Originally recorded and released by Pee Wee King in 1948.The Tennessee Waltz

a. Kay Starr
b. Patti Page
c. Kitty Kallen
d. Debbie Reynolds


Tony Bennett - 'Because Of You' was written by Arthur Hammerstein and Dudley Wilkinson in 1940.Because Of You

a. Roger Williams
b. Percy Faith
c. Jo Stafford
d. Tony Bennett


Jimmy Boyd - 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus' was recorded on July 15, 1952 when Boyd was 13 years old.I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

a. Jimmy Boyd
b. Tab Hunter
c. Les Baxter
d. Nelson Riddle


Perry Como - 'Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes' was first recorded by Slim Willet and the Brush Cutters.Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes

a. Bing Crosby
b. Buddy Knox
c. Pat Boone
d. Perry Como


Doris Day - Penned by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster for the 1953 musical 'Calamity Jane'.Secret Love

a. Joan Weber
b. Vera Lynn
c. Kitty Kallen
d. Doris Day


Eddie Fisher - Written by Al Jacobs and Jimmie Crane, Fisher's version reached number-one on the Billboard chart in 1954.I Need You Now

a. Eddie Fisher
b. Les Paul
c. Johnny Standley
d. Al Martino


The Chordettes - Released as a single in October of 1954.Mr. Sandman

a. The McGuire Sisters
b. The Fontane Sisters
c. The Dolls
d. The Chordettes


Bill Hayes - First heard on the premiere episode of the Disneyland TV series in October 27, 1954.The Ballad Of Davy Crockett

a. Gene Autry
b. Red Foley
c. Bill Hayes
d. James McCracken


Bill Haley And His Comets - Released in 1955 on the album 'Rock Around the Clock'.Rock Around The Clock

a. The Platters
b. Bill Haley And His Comets
c. Jerry Lee Lewis
d. Johnnie Ray and the Four Lads


Mitch Miller - Western Writers of America chose 'The Yellow Rose of Texas' as one of the Top 100 Western songs of all time.The Yellow Rose of Texas

a. Mitch Miller
b. Jimmie Rodgers
c. Nelson Riddle
d. Buddy Knox


Dean Martin - First issued by Mindy Carson, Martin's version was released as a single in 1955.Memories Are Made Of This

a. Sheb Wooley
b. Dean Martin
c. Les Baxter
d. Big Crosby


Elvis Presley - Released as a single by Elvis on January 27, 1956.Heartbreak Hotel

a. Elvis Presley
b. Johnny Mathis
c. Nat King Cole
d. Chuck Berry


Guy Mitchell - Written by Melvin Endsley, 'Singing The Blues' spent ten weeks at number-one on the U.S. Billboard chart.Singing The Blues

a. Frank Sinatra
b. Johnny Mathis
c. Guy Mitchell
d. Johnnie Ray


Pat Boone - 'Love Letters in the Sand' was first released separately by Gene Austin and Lee Morse in 1931. Love Letters in the Sand

a. Pat Boone
b. Perez Prado
c. Conway Twitty
d. Frankie Laine


Paul Anka - Released as a single in 1957.Diana

a. Paul Anka
b. Mel Blanc
c. Phil Harris
d. Johnny Horton


Buddy Holly and the Crickets - Released on the album 'The Chirping Crickets' in 1957.That'll Be The Day

a. The Crew-Cuts
b. Elvis Presley
c. The Kingston Trio
d. Buddy Holly and the Crickets


The Everly Brothers - Released on the album 'The Everly Brothers' in 1957.Wake Up Little Susie

a. The Everly Brothers
b. Four Aces
c. The Weavers
d. The Kingston Trio


Sam Cooke - Released on the album 'Songs by Sam Cooke' in 1957.You Send Me

a. Harry Belafonte
b. Frankie Avalon
c. Don Cornell
d. Sam Cooke


Danny and the Juniors - Released as a single on June of 1957.At The Hop

a. Champs
b. Johnnie Ray
c. The Kingston Trio
d. Danny and the Juniors


David Seville - Released on the album The Alvin Show in 1958.Witch Doctor

a. David Seville
b. Fats Domino
c. Phil Harris
d. Al Hibble




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