Music Trivia Questions #25Free Printable Trivia Questions and Answers
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Dave Matthews of the "Dave Matthews Band" was born in which country?
b. South Africa
South Africa - From 2000 to 2010, the Dave Matthews Band earned more money than any other band in North America.
Released in 1974, and found on his "Fulfillingness' First Finale" album, who recorded the funk song "Boogie on Reggae Woman"?
a. Stevie Wonder
b. Marvin Gaye
c. Al Wilson
d. Bob Marley
Stevie Wonder - John Hartford recorded a version of the song on his album 'Glitter-Grass from the Nashwood Hollyville Strings'.
Who wrote the first hit song "Different Drum" for Stone Poneys and their lead-singer Linda Ronstadt?
a. Michael Nesmith
b. Paul Simon
c. Neil Diamond
d. Bob Dylan
Michael Nesmith - The song reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1967.
Released in June of 1989, what was the name of Nirvana's debut album?
b. Smells Like Teen Spirit
Bleach - Bleach has had sales of over 1.7 million units in the United States.
Released in 1972, and his fourth studio album, who recorded "Harvest"?
a. Tom Petty
b. Bob Dylan
c. Jeff Lynne
d. Neil Young
Neil Young - Found on the album, the song 'Heart of Gold' reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
As of 2013, Don Felder has released two solo albums. Airborne and...
a. Fly Higher
b. Rhythms in the Night
c. Guitar Man
d. Road to Forever
Road to Forever - Airborne was released in 1983 and Road to Forever in 2012.
Who had a hit in 1972 with the song "Down by the Lazy River"?
a. Leif Garrett
b. The Osmonds
c. Partridge Family
d. Jackson Five
The Osmonds - The Osmonds have sold over 102 million records worldwide.
Who conducted and produced the charity single "We Are the World"?
a. Michael Jackson
b. Lionel Ritchie
c. Quincy Jones
d. Bruce Springsteen
Quincy Jones - The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie.
Which of these jazz composers penned, among other things, the well-known "Charlie Brown Theme"?
a. David Benoit
b. Antonin Scarlatti
c. Vince Guaraldi
d. Eddie Daniels
Vince Guaraldi - Vince served as an Army cook in the Korean War.
What is unusual about Seals and Crofts' hits "Summer Breeze", "Diamond Girl" and "Get Closer"?
a. They were all hits on April Fool's Day
b. They were all hits in the same year
c. They all had backing vocals by John Denver
d. They all hit number six on the Billboard charts
They all hit number six on the Billboard charts - The band released their final album 'Traces' in 2004.
What Simon and Garfunkel hit song opens with the line "Hello darkness my old friend"?
a. The Boxer
b. Homeward Bound
c. Sound of Silence
d. Mrs. Robinson
Sound of Silence - Released in 1965, Sound of Silence was the duo's second most popular hit after the song "Bridge Over Troubled Water".
Which of the following songs was not a hit for "The Everly Brothers"?
a. When Will I Be Loved
b. All I Have to Do Is Dream
c. Trouble in Paradise
d. Wake Up Little Susie
Trouble in Paradise - The Crests recorded 'Trouble in Paradise' in 1960.
Who composed the timeless hit "Fascinating Rhythm"?
a. George Gershwin
b. Lionel Hampton
c. Count Basie
d. Benny Goodman
George Gershwin - Written in 1924, the song was first heard in the Broadway musical 'Lady Be Good'.
Madonna's video "Material Girl" was based on which popular screen vixen from the 1953 movie "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"?
a. Eva Gabor
b. Marilyn Monroe
c. Zsa Zsa Gabor
d. Mae West
Marilyn Monroe - The song has since been covered by Britney Spears, The Chipettes and Hilary Duff.
Written in 1973, who was the one-hit wonder who recorded "Chevy Van"?
a. Sammy Johns
b. Glen Campbell
c. Ricky Nelson
d. Starland Vocal Band
Sammy Johns - The song reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1975.
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