Classic Rock Trivia Questions #6Printable Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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Which of the following albums was released by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers?
a. Long After Dark
c. Tonight's the Night
d. On the Beach
Long After Dark - Released in 1982, Long After Dark features the hit song 'You Got Lucky'.
What band did singer Paul Rodgers form with, former Mott the Hoople guitarist, Mick Ralphs in 1973?
a. The Firm
b. King Crimson
c. Bad Company
Bad Company - The band formed in Westminster, London.
According to Rolling Stone magazine, what song did Jackson Browne write while driving to the studio each day to record "The Pretender"?
a. Take It Easy
b. Doctor My Eyes
c. Somebody's Baby
d. Running on Empty
Running on Empty - Rolling Stone ranks Running on Empty at number 496 on its list of 'The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time'.
Which song became Grand Funk Railroad's first number-one single on September 29, 1973?
a. The Loco-Motion
b. Walk Like a Man
c. Some King of Wonderful
d. We're an American Band
We're an American Band - The original recording of the song was released on gold transparent vinyl.
What album release caused rumors to spread that the band "Klaatu" were, in fact, a secretly reunited "Beatles"?
a. Sir Army Suit
b. Endangered Species
c. 3.47 EST
3.47 EST - The album features the song 'Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft'.
Released on June 6th 1969, name Elton John's debut album.
a. Elton John
b. Empty Sky
c. Madman Across the Water
d. Tumbleweed Connection
Empty Sky - Empty Sky was not released in the United States until January 1975.
According to his song, who was "All Revved Up with No Place to Go" in 1977?
a. Todd Rundgren
b. Rod Stewart
c. Bruce Springsteen
d. Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf - Released on the popular album 'Bat Out of Hell'.
Which of the following music talents has never been a member of the classic rock/blues band "Fleetwood Mac"?
a. Peter Green
b. Lindsey Buckingham
c. Christine McVie
d. John Mayall
John Mayall - As of 2017, the band's album 'Rumours' is the seventh-best-selling album of all time.
Which of the following Led Zeppelin songs ranks the highest on Rolling Stone's 2004 "500 Greatest Songs of all Time" list?
a. Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
b. Led Zeppelin - Heartbreaker
c. Led Zeppelin - Kashmir
d. Led Zeppelin - Black Dog
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love - Whole Lotta Love ranks at number 75 on the list. Stairway to Heaven is ranked at number 31.
Selling over two million copies, what one hit wonder released the song "Spirit in the Sky" in 1969?
a. Elvin Bishop
b. Barry McGuire
c. Norman Greenbaum
d. Terry Jacks
Norman Greenbaum - Technically, Greenbaum was not a one hit wonder as he also had a minor hit with the song 'Canned Ham' in 1970.
Which of the following Rolling Stone's songs was the first to be released?
b. Ruby Tuesday
c. Brown Sugar
d. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction was released in 1965.
Released in 1970, which member of the Beatles third studio album was named "All Things Must Pass"?
a. George Harrison
b. John Lennon
c. Paul McCartney
d. Ringo Starr
George Harrison - It was George's first album after the breakup of the Beatles.
What band's best-known works include the songs "More Than a Feeling", "Don't Look Back" and "Peace of Mind"?
Boston - As of 2017, Boston has released six studio albums.
What American heavy metal band was formed in 1981 when guitarist James Hetfield responded to an advertisement posted by drummer Lars Ulrich?
a. Avenged Sevenfold
Metallica - Rolling Stone ranks Metallica 61st on its list of The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
Which of the following classic rock bands originates from Canada?
b. The Moody Blues
c. Deep Purple
d. Manfred Mann
Triumph - Triumph formed in Mississauga, Ontario in 1975.
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