Music Trivia Questions #33Free Printable Trivia Questions
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Written by Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins, which Doobie Brother's song won a Record of the Year Grammy Award in 1980?
a. China Grove
b. Listen to the Music
c. What a Fool Believes
d. Black Water
What a Fool Believes - According to Michael Jackson, he contributed one backing track to the recording.
Probably best known for her massive hit, "You Light Up My Life," what singer is the daughter of Pat Boone?
a. Debby Boone
b. Jackie Boone
c. Tracy Boone
d. Patty Boone
Debby Boone - Debby also had a number one country hit with the song 'Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again'.
Released in June of 2014, which band recorded the up-tempo pop rock track "Maps"?
c. Imagine Dragons
d. Maroon 5
Maroon 5 - The song was written by Ammar Malik, Adam Levine, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella and Benny Blanco.
In the United States, how many copies of a record album must be sold for the album to be awarded a "Diamond Record"?
10,000,000 - A gold record requires 500,000 sales.
Of all the singles that the Beatles released, which one lasted longest at number one on the U.S. charts at 9 weeks?
a. Hey Jude
c. The Long and Winding Road
d. Strawberry Fields Forever
Hey Jude - According to Paul McCartney, he wrote the song to comfort John Lennon's son, Julian, during his parents' divorce.
What is the last note on a standard piano's keyboard?
C - A standard piano has 52 white keys and 36 black keys.
Born as Andreas Cornelis van Kujik, Elvis Presley's manager was better known by what name?
a. Peter Guralnick
b. Sam Phillips
c. Brian Epstein
d. Colonel Tom Parker
Colonel Tom Parker - Presley once said of Parker, "I don't think I'd have ever been very big if it wasn't for him. He's a very smart man."
"Life is a mystery, everyone must stand alone. I hear you call my name and it feels like home" is a section of lyric from what Madonna hit?
a. Express Yourself
b. Material Girl
c. Ray of Light
d. Like A Prayer
Like A Prayer - Released in 1989 on the album Like a Prayer.
Which American singer-songwriter won the "Best Pop Vocal Album" at the 2011 Grammy Awards for their album "The Fame Monster"?
a. Lady Gaga
c. Britney Spears
d. Katy Perry
Lady Gaga - As of 2014, Lady Gaga has won five Grammy Awards out of fifteen nominations.
Other than "Sugar Sugar", what was the fictional garage band The Archies' only other top 10 hit?
a. Who's Your Baby?
b. Jingle Jangle
c. This is Love
Jingle Jangle - Released on the album Everything's Archies, Sugar Sugar reached number one on the U.S. and U.K. charts.
Which American singer-songwriter was the first to be inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame?
a. Johnny Cash
b. Jimmy Buffett
c. Elvis Presley
d. Neil Young
Johnny Cash - Cash has also been inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
Which of the following bands was Neil Young once a member of?
a. Buffalo Springfield
b. The Hollies
c. The Byrds
d. The Yardbirds
Buffalo Springfield - Selling over a million copies, Buffalo Springfield's biggest hit was 'For What It's Worth'.
How many members were in the Motown Record's female singing group The Supremes?
3 - Formed in 1959, the Supremes were originally known as the Primettes.
Known as a drum of healing and gathering, which of the following is a goblet-shaped hand drum?
Djembe - The djembe originated in Africa.
Which of the following songs was not a hit for The Everly Brothers?
a. Garden Party
b. Wake Up Little Susie
c. Cathy's Clown
d. Bye Bye Love
Garden Party - Garden Party was recorded by Ricky Nelson. The Everly Brothers were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
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