Music Trivia Questions XVIIIFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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Which of the following songs did the band "Dead or Alive"
a. Spin Me 'Round (Like a Record)
b. I Love a Rainy Night
c. Dead or Alive
d. Too Shy
Spin Me 'Round (Like a Record) - Dead or Alive were a British band from Liverpool, England.
Which song won the 1980 Oscar for Best Original Song?
a. Out here on my own
b. On the Road Again
c. Nine to Five
Fame - Written by Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford.
Although disputed by some, what is commonly considered to be
the first musical instrument, introduced around 28,000 BC?
Flute - The flute is part of the woodwind family.
What Rock 'n Roller's real name is Frankie Castellucio?
a. John Sebastian
b. Frankie Valli
c. Bob Dylan
d. Johnny Rivers
Frankie Valli - Frankie scored 29 Top 40 hits with The Four Seasons and 9 Top 40 hits as a solo artist.
Which of the following songs is the best-selling single of all
a. Silent Night
b. We Are the World
c. White Christmas
d. It's Now or Never
White Christmas - Recorded in 1952 by Bing Crosby, it has sold 50 million copies.
Who recorded the hit songs "Island Girl" and "Philadelphia
a. Elton John
b. Bob Seger
c. Bruce Springsteen
d. Major Harris
Elton John - Elton's real name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight.
Who asked the musical question, "Who Put the Bomp in the Bomp,
a. Barry Mann
b. Ray Smith
c. The Regents
d. The Marcels
Barry Mann - The song was originally released in 1961.
Tim McGraw recorded which of these songs?
b. Midnight in Montgomery
c. Don't be Stupid
Everywhere - From the 1997 album Everywhere.
Rapper "Snoop Dog" hails from which city?
a. Detroit, Michigan
b. New York, New York
c. Trenton, New Jersey
d. Long Beach, California
Trenton, New Jersey - Snoop Dog has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
In 1980, who recorded the hit song "Whip It"?
a. The Pretenders
d. Talking Heads
Devo - From the album Freedom of Choice.
Which singer replaced Buddy Holly at a North Dakota concert the
night after Holly died in an airplane crash?
a. Bobby Vinton
b. Gary Lewis
c. Bobby Vee
d. Carl Perkins
Bobby Vee - During his career, Vee has had 38 Hot 100 chart hits.
What is the only theme song to hit number one from a James Bond
b. View to a Kill
d. Live and Let Die
View to a Kill - The song was recorded by the band Duran Duran.
Santo and Johnny had a #1 hit in 1959 with what song?
a. To Have Not
b. South of the Border
c. Harlem Nocturne
d. Sleep Walk
Sleep Walk - Sleep Walk is an instrumental steel guitar-based song.
What year did Simon and Garfunkel announce their split?
1971 - Simon and Garfunkel met in elementary school in 1953.
Which of the Beatles starred in the movie "The Magic
a. John Lennon
b. Ringo Starr
c. George Harrison
d. Paul McCartney
Ringo Starr - Released in 1969.
What was the name of the band before they became "The Cure"?
a. Easy Cure
b. Old Cure
c. No Cure
d. The New Cure
Easy Cure - The Cure formed in 1976.
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