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Where did the Beatles stage their last live performance on a windy January day in 1969?
a. Abbey Road Studio Rooftop
b. Candlestick Park
c. Carnegie Hall
d. Yankee Stadium
Abbey Road Studio Rooftop - The police subsequently emerged on the roof and commanded the band to stop playing.
The second single from his 1974 album "Sundown," who recorded the hit "Carefree Highway"?
b. Cat Stevens
c. Gordon Lightfoot
d. Kenny Loggins
Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown spent a week at number one on the Easy Listening chart in October 1974.
Of the following, which two bands share their name with their number-one album and single?
a. Santana and Cheap Trick
b. Duran Duran and The Police
c. Talk Talk and Bad Company
d. Iron Maiden and Boston
Talk Talk and Bad Company - Bad Company was recorded in 1974 and Talk Talk in 1982.
Can you name the solo artist who was once a member of the Poppy Family?
b. Tom Jones
c. Tony Orlando
d. Terry Jacks
Terry Jacks - Terry Jacks is probably best known for his 1974 mega-hit song 'Seasons in the Sun'.
Which of the following composers wrote the music for the British musical "Oliver!"?
a. J. Bradley Rogers
b. Judith G. Ison
c. Lionel Bart
d. Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lionel Bart - Oliver! made its debut in the West End of London in 1960.
Which of the following songs was not a hit by the '60s American girl group, the Shirelles?
a. Baby, It's You
b. Will You Love Me Tomorrow
c. Be My Baby
d. Soldier Boy
Be My Baby - Be My Baby was recorded by the Ronettes in August 1963.
Which group had a top 10 hit in 1989 with the song "Walk the Dinosaur"?
a. Was (Not Was)
b. The Cavemen
c. Fine Young Cannibals
d. Jesus Jones
Was (Not Was) - 'Walk the Dinosaur' can be found on their album, 'What Up, Dog?'.
Which of the following songs was not a hit by Bobby Vinton?
a. Blue Velvet
b. Blue on Blue
c. Mr. Lonely
d. Dear One
Dear One - George Harrison recorded 'Dear One' in 1976.
What do the country artists Buck Owens and Merle Haggard have in common?
a. They were both born in Apaloosa, Kentucky
b. They both played minor league baseball
c. They won a Grammy 3 years in a row
d. They were once married to the same woman
They were once married to the same woman - Bonnie Campbell, who was also a country music singer, was first married to Buck Owens and later Merle Haggard.
Which of the following tunes did not win an Oscar for best song?
a. Mrs. Robinson
b. For All We Know
c. I'm Easy
d. Let the River Run
Mrs. Robinson - Mrs. Robinson was featured in the 1967 motion picture 'The Graduate'.
Who recorded, and had hits with the songs, "Puppy Love" and "Go Away Little Girl"?
a. David Cassidy
b. Jack Jones
c. Donny Osmond
d. Michael Jackson
Donny Osmond - Donny won the ninth season of Dancing with the Stars in 2009.
Formed in 1967, who was REO Speedwagon's original lead singer?
a. Kevin Cronin
b. Terry Luttrell
c. Gary Richrath
d. Mike Murphy
Terry Luttrell - REO released a Christmas album in 2010 titled 'Not So Silent Night...Christmas with REO Speedwagon'.
Which of these rock standards from 1972 was co-written by a young Jackson Browne?
a. 'Mother and Child Reunion' - Paul Simon
b. 'Rocket Man' - Elton John
c. 'Stay with Me' - The Faces
d. 'Take it Easy' - The Eagles
'Take it Easy' - The Eagles - Take it Easy was written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey.
Which of these film classics did John Williams not write the soundtrack for?
b. Star Wars
c. Raiders of the Lost Ark
d. Blade Runner
Blade Runner - The Blade Runner soundtrack was written by Vangelis, who also did the award-winning soundtrack for the film 'Chariots of Fire'.
Which of these artists has never had a hit entitled "Dreams"?
a. The Eurythmics
b. The Cranberries
c. Fleetwood Mac
d. Van Halen
The Eurythmics - Released in 1983, the Eurythmics had a hit song titled 'Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)'.
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