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Reaching the Billboard charts at position number four in 1971, who recorded the song 'If'?
a. The Who
b. The Eagles
Bread - A favorite at weddings, the song was written by David Gates.
What group had hit songs with both "This Magic Moment" and "Save the Last Dance for Me"?
a. Jay and the Americans
b. The Ventures
c. The Platters
d. The Drifters
The Drifters - Rolling Stone Magazine ranked the Drifters at number 81 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004.
What was Arlo Guthrie arrested for in "Alice's Restaurant"?
a. Drug Possession
c. Drunk Driving
Littering - Guthrie has had minor roles in several movies and television series throughout the years.
J. P. Richardson is better known by what sobriquet?
a. Adam Ant
b. Dizzy Dean
c. Big Bopper
d. Chubby Checker
Big Bopper - Big Bopper died in a plane crash at the young age of 28 in 1959.
What group consisted of John and Mackenzie Phillips, Denny Doherty and Spanky McFarlane?
a. The New Mamas and Papas
b. Jefferson Airplane
d. Lovin' Spoonful
The New Mamas and Papas - The New Mamas and Papas were active from 1982 to 1998.
Which of the Gibb Brothers was never a member of the pop rock group the Bee Gees?
Andy - Andy had a small period of success in the music business before drug addiction and depression became a problem. He died a few days after his 30th birthday.
Songwriter Joni Mitchell hails from which Canadian province?
Alberta - Joni's album 'Blue' was listed by TIME magazine as among the 'All-Time 100 Albums' in 2006.
Dead at the age of 32 in 1980, what was the nickname of John Bonham, Led Zeppelin's drummer?
Bonzo - Readers of Rolling Stone magazine voted Bonzo as the 'best drummer of all time' in 2011.
A number-one hit in the US, Canada and Australia, who sang back-up on Carly Simon's "You're so Vain"?
a. Carole King
b. Bruce Springsteen
c. Warren Beatty
d. Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger - You're so Vain is ranked at #72 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All-Time list.
Of the following, who was never a member of the funky rap act "Digital Underground"?
a. Tupac Shakur
b. Charlie Mack
d. Humpty Hump
Charlie Mack - An alternative hip-hop group from California, Digital Underground disbanded in 2008.
Who was the original female singer with the band "Jefferson Airplane"?
a. Grace Slick
b. Michelle Phillips
c. Janis Joplin
d. Signe Anderson
Signe Anderson - Signe sang on the first Jefferson Airplane album, 'Jefferson Airplane Takes Off'. She decided to leave the band in 1966 following the birth of her first daughter.
Which of the following guitarists was once a member of "The Yardbirds"?
a. John Petrucci
b. Jimmy Page
c. Jimmy Hendrix
d. Stevie Ray Vaughan
Jimmy Page - The Yardbirds launched the careers of three of rock's most famous guitarists - Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.
What is the birth name of Paul Stanley of the group "Kiss"?
a. Stanley Eisen
b. Paul Eisen
c. Paul Jones
d. Paul Stanley
Paul Eisen - Hit Parader ranked Paul 18th on their list of 'Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time'.
The daughter of which former President co-wrote a track on the Eagles "One of These Nights" LP?
a. Jimmy Carter (Daughter-Amy)
b. Ronald Reagan (Daughter-Maureen)
c. Richard Nixon (Daughter-Tricia)
d. Ronald Reagan (Daughter-Patti)
Ronald Reagan (Daughter-Patti) - Patti co-wrote the song 'I Wish You Peace'.
As of 2009, who shares the record for "most Grammy's awarded in one night" with the group Santana?
a. Michael Jackson
b. Billy Joel
c. Elton John
Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson won eight awards in a single night in 1984.
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