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James Cobb and Buddy Buie scored hits twice with the song "Spookie" in '67 as members of
Classic IV and again in which 70's Southern rock band?
a. The Allman Brothers
b. Atlanta Rhythm Section
c. Lynyrd Skynyrd
Atlanta Rhythm Section - As of 2013, the band still maintains a website and tours with some of its
In 1975, who recorded and sang the number one Billboard hit "Laughter in the Rain"?
a. Neil Sedaka
b. Paul Anka
c. Jim Croce
d. Tom Jones
Neil Sedaka - The song features a 20-second sax solo by Jim Horn.
Juan Croucier, bass player for the band "Ratt", was also a member of which other band while
still a member of "Ratt"?
b. Great White
Dokken - Ratt had success with songs such as 'Round and Round', 'Wanted Man', and 'Lay It Down'.
Recorded by the supergroup "USA for Africa", what charity single was recorded on January 28,
a. We Are the Ones
b. We Are the World
c. Out of Africa
d. We Are the Children
We Are the World - The song sold more than 20 million copies.
Which of these rock duos are also known as "The Glimmer Twins"?
a. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
b. John Lennon and Paul McCartney
c. Daryl Hall and John Oates
d. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards - Both men have taken jabs at each other in the press over the years, but
they have always managed to smooth things over.
Glenn Miller was honored in 1942 with the first ever "Gold Disk" for selling one million
copies of which song?
a. In the Mood
b. Pennsylvania 1600
c. White Christmas
d. Chattanooga Choo Choo
Chattanooga Choo Choo - 'Chattanooga Choo Choo' was written by Harry Warren and Mack Gordon.
Who gave up their seat to "The Big Bopper" on Buddy Holly's fateful airplane crash?
a. Waylon Jennings
b. Dick Clark
c. Little Richard
d. Sam Cooke
Waylon Jennings - Richardson had contracted the flu during the tour and asked Waylon Jennings for his
seat on the plane.
What Rapper starred in the film "Boyz n the Hood"?
a. Notorious Big
b. Ice T
c. Ice Cube
d. Puff Daddy
Ice Cube - Written and directed by John Singleton, Boyz n the Hood was released in 1991.
Can you name the famous bandleader whose trademark was "Wunnerful, wunnerful"?
a. Lawrence Welk
b. Glenn Miller
c. Mark Markivich
d. Benny Goodman
Lawrence Welk - Welk hosted the Lawrence Welk Show from 1955 to 1982.
What song was a hit for Marvin Gaye in 1964 and again for James Taylor 11 years later?
a. Handy Man
c. How Sweet it is to be Loved by You
d. You've Got a Friend
How Sweet it is to be Loved by You - James Taylor's version of the song reached number one on the Easy
Listening chart and number five on Billboard Hot 100.
Who had their biggest hit to-date with their 1998 song "Stupid Girl"?
a. The Beastie Boys
b. No Doubt
c. Tori Amos
Garbage - 'Stupid Girl' can be found on the band's self-titled debut studio album.
Who played drums on Robert Plant's first solo album "Pictures at Eleven"?
a. Phil Collins
b. Paul Martinez
c. Jezz Woodroffe
d. Robbie Blunt
Phil Collins - Robert was the lead singer for the supergroup Led Zeppelin.
What was the first top 40 hit song for the supergroup Abba?
a. Dancing Queen
d. Mamma Mia
Waterloo - ABBA formed in Stockholm in 1972 and were active until 1982.
Who sang "The Prayer" on the "Quest for Camelot" soundtrack?
a. Donna Lewis and Richard Marx
b. Celine Dion and Huey Lewis
c. Cher and Peter Cetera
d. Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli
Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli - Directed by Frederik Du Chau, Quest for Camelot was released in 1998.
The singing and whistling pop singer Roger Whittaker was born in which country?
Kenya - Roger's 1975 hit 'The Last Farewell' was his only single to hit the Billboard Hot 100.
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