Music Trivia Questions #42Printable Music Trivia Quiz
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Recorded by American singer Kesha, which of these songs debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2010?
a. Die Young
b. We R Who We R
c. Take it Off
d. Blah Blah Blah
We R Who We R - We R Who We R is from the album, Cannibal.
Rising to fame in 2008, in what year was Katy Perry born?
1984 - Katy Perry is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time.
Complete the title of a 2013 hit by Australian country music artist Keith Urban - "Little Bit of..."?
Everything - Little Bit of Everything was the first single from Keith's eighth studio album 'Fuse'.
Which of these Beatles' albums was the first to be released?
a. With The Beatles
b. Hard Day's Night
c. Please Please Me
d. Beatles for Sale
Please Please Me - Released in 1963, Please Please Me was the Beatles' debut studio album.
Which musician is featured as "Bong" in the 1957 drama film "Untamed Youth"?
a. Buddy Holly
b. Eddie Cochran
c. Billy Ward
d. Jerry Lee Lewis
Eddie Cochran - Eddie Cochran performs the song 'Cottonpicker' in the film.
Released on the 2013 album Bangerz, which American artist had a hit with the song "We Can't Stop"?
a. Taylor Swift
b. Miley Cyrus
c. Katy Perry
d. Carrie Underwood
Miley Cyrus - We Can't Stop reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100.
Which pop star was married to film actress Sandra Dee from 1960 to 1967?
a. Elvis Presley
b. Duane Eddy
c. Bobby Darin
d. Buddy Holly
Bobby Darin - Released in 1958, Bobby Darin's first million-seller was the song 'Splish Splash'.
Stronger, released in 2011, is the fifth studio album by which female pop star?
b. Taylor Swift
d. Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson - Stronger won the Best Pop Vocal Album Grammy.
Which English band of the 1960s was fronted by singer Eric Burdon?
a. The Kinks
b. The Beatles
c. The Animals
d. The Rolling Stones
The Animals - Eric Burdon is ranked at number 57 in Rolling Stone's list 'The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time'.
Recorded by Bobby McFerrin, which song features the lyric - "Here's a little song I wrote, you might want to sing it note for note"?
a. Thinkin' About Your Body
b. Don't Worry Be Happy
c. From Me to You
d. Turtle Shoes
Don't Worry Be Happy - Released in 1998, Don't Worry Be Happy is from the album Simple Pleasures.
Released in 1983, who sang with Kenny Rogers on the duet "We've Got Tonight"?
a. Olivia Newton-John
b. Dolly Parton
c. Sheena Easton
d. Kim Carnes
Sheena Easton - From the album We've Got Tonight.
A mainstay of Elvis Presley, who had a hit with the song "Can't Help Falling in Love" in 1993?
a. Simply Red
b. Simple Minds
UB40 - UB40 released their cover of the song on the album Promises and Lies.
Performed by Jimi Hendrix at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, who originally recorded the song "Wild Thing"?
a. The Animals
b. The Troggs
c. The Wild Ones
d. The Zombies
The Wild Ones - The Troggs had a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with a cover of the song in 1966.
A hit by Soft Cell in 1981, which song contains the lyric - "I've got to run away from the pain you drive into the heart of me"?
a. Where Did Are Love Go
b. Insecure ... Me?
c. Loving You, Hating Me
d. Tainted Love
Tainted Love - Gloria Jones recorded the original version of 'Tainted Love' in 1964.
Which of the following is not a song recorded by the rock band "Nirvana"?
a. The Man Who Sold the World
c. Come as You Are
Everlong - Everlong was recorded by the Foo Fighters in 1997.
Which of the following bands was the first to be inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame?
c. The Hollies
d. ZZ Top
ZZ Top - ZZ Top were inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.
Known as the Killer, what instrument does American musician Jerry Lee Lewis play?
Piano - Making his first recordings in 1956, Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the pioneers of rock 'n' roll.
The American band Blondie was founded in 1974 by guitarist Chris Stein and lead-singer _______.
a. Debbie Harry
b. Kim Wilde
c. Chrissie Hynde
d. Debbie Gibson
Debbie Harry - Entitled Blondie, the band released their debut album in 1976.
Which all-female band's studio albums include Beauty and the Beat, Vacation and Talk Show?
b. The Bangles
c. The Runaways
d. The Go-Go's
The Go-Go's - The Go-Go's formed in 1978.
Which of these Bob Dylan albums was the first to be released?
a. John Wesley Harding
b. Blonde on Blonde
c. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
d. Highway 61 Revisited
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - Released in 1963, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan is Bob's second studio album.
Founded in November of 1925 by George HayWhere, where does the weekly country-music stage concert the "Grand Ole Opry" take place?
a. Nashville, Tennessee
b. Memphis, Tennessee
c. Jackson, Tennessee
d. Knoxville, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee - The Grand Ole Opry is the longest-running radio broadcast in US history.
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