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What American rock band was founded by singer Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein in 1974?
c. The Romantics
d. The Raspberries
Blondie - Blondie did not have much success in North America until the release of their Parallel Lines album in 1978.
Who was the keyboardist for the supergroup Fleetwood Mac in 1970?
a. Stevie Nicks
b. Lindsey Buckingham
c. Mick Fleetwood
d. Christine McVie
Christine McVie - As of 2013, drummer Mick Fleetwood is the only original member left in Fleetwood Mac.
Dead at the young age of 27, in what year did Jimi Hendrix die?
1970 - Hendrix died from drug-related asphyxia.
Which of the following songs was the first American hit for The Animals?
a. It's My Life
b. We Gotta Get out of This Place
c. House of the Rising Sun
d. When I Was Young
House of the Rising Sun - The Animals formed in Newcastle in 1962.
Who was the lead singer for classic rock group Led Zeppelin?
a. John Paul Jones
b. Jimmy Page
c. Robert Plant
d. John Bonham
Robert Plant - Led Zeppelin broke up following their drummer Bonham's death in 1980.
What band had their most successful hit with the song Bang a Gong (Get It On)?
a. Lynyrd Skynyrd
b. T. Rex
d. The Kinks
T. Rex - Marc Bolan said that the song's riff was taken from the Chuck Berry song 'Little Queenie'.
Who is considered to be the 'acid mastermind' behind Pink Floyd's early success?
a. Roger Waters
b. Nick Mason
c. Syd Barrett
d. David Gilmour
Syd Barrett - Syd died in 2006 at the age of 60.
One of the staples of classic rock, this band has had many hits with songs like "The Joker", "Fly Like An Eagle" and "Rock'n Me". Name them.
a. Stealers Wheel
b. Golden Earring
c. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
d. Steve Miller Band
Steve Miller Band - As of 2013, Miller continues to perform successful sold-out concerts.
What member of The Doors was arrested for exposing himself during a concert in Miami, Florida in 1969?
a. Ray Manzarek
b. Jim Morrison
c. John Densmore
d. Robby Krieger
Jim Morrison - In 1993, the Doors were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
U2 had a number one album in 1987. Name it.
a. Rattle and Hum
b. The Joshua Tree
d. The Unforgettable Fire
The Joshua Tree - The Joshua Tree was the band's fifth studio album.
Extremely popular in the seventies and eighties, what band is centered around guitarist, keyboardist and songwriter Tom Scholz?
Boston - In January of 2009, Boston re-released a remastered disc of their Greatest Hits.
What band, that included Eric Clapton as a member, released only one album before disbanding?
a. The Yardbirds
b. Derek and the Dominos
c. The Bluesbreakers
Derek and the Dominos - The album was entitled 'Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs', which was released in 1970.
What band claimed they "Won't Get Fooled Again" in 1971?
a. The Who
b. Creedence Clearwater Revival
c. The Rolling Stones
d. The Ramones
The Who - The song was written by Pete Townshend.
What English rock band was formed by Ray and Dave Davies in 1964?
a. The Animals
b. Pink Floyd
c. The Beatles
d. The Kinks
The Kinks - Disbanded in 1996, The Kinks have had five top 10 singles on the US Billboard chart.
With more than 40 million albums sold worldwide, what band started their fame with a recurring gig at one of the Hells Angels' favorite venues, the Chateau Liberte in the Santa Cruz Mountains?
a. The Doobie Brothers
c. Cheap Trick
d. Fleetwood Mac
The Doobie Brothers - The songs 'Long Train Runnin'' and 'China Grove' are among their hits released in the seventies.
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