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Which group or performer is (as of March 2014) in second place on the all-time "Best-Selling Music Artists" list behind the Beatles?
b. Led Zeppelin
c. Michael Jackson
d. Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley - Elvis was active from 1954 until his death in 1977.
Released in 1973, who had a huge hit with the instrumental piece "Frankenstein"?
a. Warren Zevon
b. Edgar Winter Group
c. Black Sabbath
d. Hocus Pocus
Edgar Winter Group - Found on their album 'They Only Come Out at Night'.
What comedy group released the album "Don't Crush That Dwarf, Hand Me the Pliers" in 1970?
a. Second City
b. Firesign Theater
c. Saturday Night Live
d. Free for All
Firesign Theater - Rolling Stone called it 'The greatest comedy album ever made.'
Found on their album "Freeze Frame," who hit number one with the song "Centerfold" in 1981?
b. .38 Special
c. Stray Cats
d. J. Geils Band
J. Geils Band - The song stayed at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks.
According to Stevie Nicks, what song inspired her hit "Stand Back"?
a. I Can't Drive 55 - Sammy Hagar
b. Jump - Van Halen
c. Hotel California - Eagles
d. Little Red Corvette - Prince
Little Red Corvette - Prince - Stand Back can be found on Stevie's 1983 album 'The Wild Heart'. Prince played synthesizer on the track.
Of the following artists, who did NOT have a hit with the song "Volare"?
a. Bobby Rydell
b. Domenico Modugno
c. Dean Martin
d. Elton John
Elton John - Italian singer-songwriter Domenico Modugno originally recorded the song in 1958.
Written by Gerry Beckley, what band released the number one hit song "Sister Golden Hair" in 1975?
a. Creedence Clearwater Revival
America - According to Beckley, the lyrics for the song were largely inspired by the works of Jackson Browne.
Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain and John Waite formed what super group in 1987?
a. The Babys
d. Bad English
Bad English - Active from 1987 to 1991, the band released two albums before disbanding.
A Las Vegas entertainer for much of his career, who had a hit with the 1973 song "Playground in my Mind"?
a. B. W. Stevenson
b. Ronnie Dyson
c. Bobby Goldsboro
d. Clint Holmes
Clint Holmes - Holmes currently performs monthly at the Cabaret Jazz Theater.
Where did the Beatles conclude their fourth American tour with their last public concert on August 29, 1966?
a. Rose Bowl in Pasadena
b. Candlestick Park in San Francisco
c. Yankee Stadium in New York
d. Shea Stadium in New York
Candlestick Park in San Francisco - Labouring to compete with the roars of the screaming fans, the band quickly grew bored with the routine of performing live.
What Canadian band has had hits with the songs "Naveed", "Starseed" and "Superman's Dead"?
b. The Matthew Good Band
c. I, Mother Earth
d. Our Lady Peace
Our Lady Peace - Still presently active, Our Lady Peace formed in 1992.
Found on his "Comes a Time" album, who wrote Nicolette Larsen's hit song "Lotta Love"?
a. Bob Dylan
b. Neil Diamond
c. David Crosby
d. Neil Young
Neil Young - Recorded by Nicolette Larson in 1978, the song reached number eight on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 in 1979.
Billboard's number one song for the year 2000, who recorded the song "Breathe"?
a. Trisha Yearwood
b. Faith Hill
c. Carrie Underwood
d. Shania Twain
Faith Hill - Breathe spent six weeks at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
What song opens with the lyrics "I wanna hold 'em like they do in Texas, please. Fold 'em, let 'em, hit me, raise it, baby"?
a. The Climb - Miley Cyrus
b. Right Round - Flo Rida
c. Poker Face - Lady Gaga
d. Love Story - Taylor Swift
Poker Face - Lady Gaga - Poker Face won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
In 1968, 13 years after he first met her backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, who did Johnny Cash marry?
a. June Carter
b. Carlene Carter
c. Rosanne Cash
d. Reese Witherspoon
June Carter - June died in May of 2003 and Johnny died four months later. Some say of a broken heart.
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