Music Trivia Questions XVIFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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Which of the following songs was NOT a hit record for Cliff
a. My Love
c. We Don't Talk Anymore
d. Devil Woman
My Love - 'My Love' is a song recorded by Justin Timberlake. It can be found on his second studio album,
What is the English translation of Santana's hit single "Oye
a. Let's Dance
b. You've Got to Change Your Evil Ways
c. Hey How's it Going
d. Get Into My Bed
Hey How's it Going - Santana's 1970 cover of the song can be found on their album Abraxas.
Which band had an album titled "In Search of the Lost Chord"?
a. Pink Floyd
b. The Who
c. Moody Blues
d. Led Zeppelin
Moody Blues - In Search of the Lost Chord is a concept album about quest and discovery. It features 33
different instruments all played by band members.
Which of the following is not the title of a Graham Parker
a. Mona Lisa's Sister
b. Squeezing out sparks
c. Discovering Japan
d. Howlin' Wind
Discovering Japan - Graham Parker is a rock singer and songwriter from England.
What song on the "Double Fantasy" album by John Lennon is about
a. (Just Like) Starting Over
b. Watching the Wheels
c. Beautiful Boy
d. Kiss Kiss Kiss
Beautiful Boy - The album was released three weeks before Lennon's murder.
In 1983, who sang 'Too Shy'?
a. The Tubes
c. Talking Heads
Kajagoogoo - 'Too Shy' reached number one on the UK Singles Chart in 1983.
Who recorded the hit song "Machine Gun" in 1974?
a. The Commodores
c. Ohio Players
The Commodores - Jimi Hendrix also recorded a song named Machine Gun.
Who was country music's "Singing Brakeman", one of the first
inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame?
a. Jim Reeves
b. Faron Young
c. Hank Williams
d. Jimmie Rodgers
Jimmie Rodgers - Jimmie has also been referred to as 'The Blue Yodeler' and 'The Father of Country
How did the rock band "Lynard Skynard" get its name?
a. Lynard was their school gym teacher
b. A band member's family name
c. Ronnie Van Zant's mother
d. Through a road sign
Lynard was their school gym teacher - Formed in 1964, Lynard Skynard was originally called the 'Noble
"Auld Lang Syne" was the theme song for what famous bandleader?
a. Guy Lombardo
b. Benny Goodman
c. Doc Severensen
d. Glenn Miller
Guy Lombardo - The song is traditionally used to celebrate the start of the New Year.
In 1980, who hit a top 10 hit song with "Cars"?
b. The Cars
c. Gary Numan
d. Billy Idol
Gary Numan - As of 2013, Gary has released 19 albums.
What well-known country artist sang backup vocals on the song
"Don't Cry Daddy" with Elvis Presley?
a. Chet Atkins
b. Johnny Cash
c. Ronnie Milsap
d. Jerry Reed
Ronnie Milsap - Milsap has had 40 number one country hits during his career.
The song "Telephone Man" was a top 20 hit for which artist?
a. Meri Wilson
c. Electric Light Orchestra
d. Helen Reddy
Meri Wilson - Meri died in 2002 after she lost control of her car. She was 53 years old.
In the 1940's, which blues legend did Memphis Slim build his
a. Big Bill Broonzy
b. Duke Ellington
c. Jelly Roll Morton
d. Robert Johnson
Big Bill Broonzy - Born as John Len Chatman, he made over 500 recordings before his death in 1988.
Which of the following songs was NOT a 'Top 20' U.S. single for
a. Runaround Sue
b. Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow the Sun)
c. Little Town Flirt
d. Hats Off to Larry
Runaround Sue - 'Runaround Sue' was a US Number one hit for Dion in 1961.
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