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James Taylor covered the song 'Mockingbird' with what other singer who was once his wife?
a. Carly Simon
b. Sandy Posey
c. Linda Ronstadt
d. Helen Reddy
Carly Simon - Mockingbird is a song based on the folk song 'Hush Little Baby'.
Which City is the 'Country Music Capital' of the United States?
a. Raleigh, NC
b. Montgomery, AL
c. Nashville, TN
d. Memphis, TN
Nashville, TN - Nashville is the capital of the state of Tennessee.
What American comedian and singer-songwriter recorded the song 'Wildwood Weed' in 1974?
a. Ray Stevens
b. Lou Reed
c. Jim Stafford
d. Johnny Cash
Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed reached position seven on the U.S. charts.
Whose over-the-top Woodstock performance did John Belushi once imitate on Saturday Night Live?
a. The Grateful Dead
b. The Who
c. Jimi Hendrix
d. Joe Cocker
Joe Cocker - Belushi joined Saturday Night Live as an original cast member in 1975.
What was the first top 40 hit song for John Denver?
a. Annie's Song
b. Sunshine On My Shoulders
c. Rocky Mountain High
d. Take Me Home, Country Roads
Take Me Home, Country Roads - Take Me Home, Country Roads went to #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1971.
Which singer has an album entitled 'Under the Pink'?
a. Joni Mitchell
b. Sarah McLachlan
c. Tori Amos
d. Mazzy Star
Tori Amos - Tori is a classically trained musician.
What country does the rock group AC/DC come from?
Australia - AC/DC released their debut album 'High Voltage' on 17 February 1975.
Who had a number one hit with the song "I can see clearly now" in 1972?
a. Bill Withers
b. Billy Paul
c. Al Green
d. Johnny Nash
Johnny Nash - The song has been covered by many artists throughout the years.
When and how were the rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. 'The Big Bopper' Richardson killed?
a. Collapsed stage in 1959
b. Hotel fire in 1961
c. Airplane crash in 1959
d. Bus crash in 1955
Airplane crash in 1959 - Ritchie Valens was only 17 years old at the time of his death.
Who is named as the executive producer on all of Led Zeppelin's albums?
a. John Paul Jones
b. Peter Grant
c. Robert Plant
d. Jimmy Page
Peter Grant - Led Zeppelin disbanded after their drummers unexpected death in 1980.
What American hip-hop group includes the members Chuck D, Flavor Flav, and Professor Griff?
a. Boogie Down Productions
b. A Tribe Called Quest
c. Digital Underground
d. Public Enemy
Public Enemy - Public Enemy formed in Long Island, New York, in 1982.
Which of the following songs was not a hit for Bobby Darin?
a. Moody River
b. Nature Boy
c. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
d. Irresistibly You
Moody River - Moody River was a number-one hit song for Pat Boone.
What is the real name of U2's Bono?
a. Paul Hewson
b. Dave Evans
c. Mike Rutherford
d. Phillip O'Connor
Paul Hewson - Paul has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Who was the lead singer for the 1960's group 'Lovin' Spoonful'?
a. John Sebastian
b. Lou Christie
c. Al Cooper
d. Pete Townsend
John Sebastian - Lovin' Spoonful entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.
Who had the hit 'I'm not Lisa' in 1975?
a. Jessi Colter
b. Carole King
c. Olivia Newton John
d. Anne Murray
Jessi Colter - I'm not Lisa peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
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