Music Trivia Questions #31Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Of the 19 tracks on Tom Petty's 1993 "Greatest Hits" album, how many were written or co-written by Tom Petty?
Eighteen - It's Petty's best-selling album to date.
R.B. Greaves ("Take a Letter, Maria") was the nephew of which singing great?
a. Ray Charles
b. Jackie Wilson
c. Van Morrison
d. Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke - Greaves died in 2012 at the age of 68.
Which Canadian musician and Juno Award winner wrote Pat Benatar's hit song "Hit me with your best shot"?
a. Rod Stewart
b. Eddie Schwartz
c. Eric Bazilian
d. Tony Benatar
Eddie Schwartz - Hit me with your best shot reached number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1980.
Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are part of which American funk band?
a. Parliament Funkadelic
b. The Original 7ven
c. The Temptations
d. Prince and the Revolution
The Original 7ven - The Original 7ven formed in 1981 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
All the members of which band are thanked on the back of the "Buffalo Springfield Again" LP?
a. Small Faces
b. The Zombies
c. The Beatles
d. The Monkees
The Monkees - Released in October of 1967, Buffalo Springfield Again is the second studio album recorded by Buffalo Springfield.
Who recorded their debut single "Let Her In" in 1976?
a. Shaun Cassidy
b. David Cassidy
c. John Travolta
d. Donny Osmond
John Travolta - It was released while John was appearing in the TV series Welcome Back, Kotter.
Having died in a bus accident while the band was touring, who was the original bassist for "Metallica"?
a. Rick Emmett
b. Dave Mustaine
c. Cliff Burton
d. Jason Newsted
Cliff Burton - During the accident, Cliff was thrown through the window of the bus and then the bus rolled on top of him.
Originally, recorded by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, who recorded a disco version of the hit "Chattanooga Choo Choo" in 1978?
a. The Miller Boys
b. Dan Hartman
c. A Taste of Honey
d. Tuxedo Junction
Tuxedo Junction - Harry Warren and Mack Gordon originally wrote Chattanooga Choo Choo in 1941.
Watched by over 150 million people, when did the Beatles first perform their new song "All You need is Love" during a live international telecast titled "Our World"?
a. June 25, 1967
b. June 25, 1965
c. June 25, 1966
d. June 25, 1964
June 25, 1967 - John Lennon wrote all You Need Is Love.
Written by Randy Goodrum, who had a number one hit with "You Needed Me" in 1978?
b. Anne Murray
c. Juice Newton
d. Helen Reddy
Anne Murray - The song can be found on Anne's studio album 'Let's Keep It That Way'.
Released on her debut studio album, in what year did Britney Spears release the hit song "Sometimes"?
1999 - From her album, ...Baby One More Time.
Originally, recorded for Fleetwood Mac's album Bare Trees, who had a hit in 1977 with the song "Sentimental Lady"?
a. Bob Welch
b. Kenny Rogers
c. Jefferson Starship
d. Joe Walsh
Bob Welch - Bob Welch originally wrote the song for his first wife.
Who was the first rapper in the American hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan to release a solo album?
b. Ol' dirty
d. Method Man
Method Man - About.com ranked Wu-Tang Clan as the No. 1 greatest hip-hop group of all time in 2008.
Released in 1981, what is the title of Stevie Nicks' debut solo album?
a. The Wild Heart
b. Rock a Little
c. Leather and Lace
d. Bella Donna
Bella Donna - The album hit number one on the U.S. Billboard charts.
Jeff Lynne's band "Electric Light Orchestra" was formed in which country?
b. United States
England - ELO has sold over 50 million records worldwide.
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