Music Trivia Questions #35Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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What classification do stringed instruments fall under?
Chordophones - A chordophone is a musical instrument that makes sound by vibrating strings.
While jamming with rhythm and blues great Billy Preston in Toronto, which member of the Rolling Stones came up with the number one Stone's hit, "Miss You"?
a. Mick Jagger
b. Mick Taylor
c. Ronnie Wood
d. Keith Richards
Mick Jagger - The harmonica player featured on the track was someone they found in the subway.
The most successful single of the 1970s in the United States, which song set a new Hot 100 record for longest reign at number one at ten weeks in 1977?
a. Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
b. Bridge Over Troubled Water
c. American Pie
d. You Light Up My Life
You Light Up My Life - The song won Debby Boone the 1977 Grammy for Best New Artist.
Which of the following Elvis Presley songs was the last number-one single of his lifetime?
a. In the Ghetto
b. C.C. Rider
c. Don't Cry Daddy
d. Suspicious Minds
Suspicious Minds - Released in 1968, the song was Elvis' seventeenth and last number-one single in the United States.
Patsy Cline had a huge hit in 1961 with the song "Crazy". Which country superstar wrote the song?
a. Kris Kristofferson
b. Johnny Cash
c. Neil Young
d. Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson - According to Cline's husband, Patsy disliked the song when it was first presented to her.
A huge fan of Bob Dylan, which of the following Dylan songs did Jimi Hendrix record for his "Electric Ladyland" album?
a. Like a Rolling Stone
b. Mr. Tambourine Man
c. I Want You
d. All Along the Watchtower
All Along the Watchtower - Rolling Stones member, Brian Jones, played various percussion instruments on the Hendrix track.
Which Beatle's song was the first to reach number one in the United States?
c. Love Me Do
d. I Want to Hold Your Hand
I Want to Hold Your Hand - 'I Want to Hold Your Hand' hit number one in the United States on February 1st, 1964.
Their first single to appear on the Billboard Hot 100, what quirky little dance band recorded the song "Rock Lobster" in 1978?
c. The Go-Go's
d. The B-52's
The B-52's - Rolling Stone magazine listed the song at 147 in its '500 Greatest Songs of All Time' list.
Dedicated to Friedrich Wilhelm III, the King of Prussia, when did Beethoven write the 9th Symphony?
1824 - An autographed score of the Ninth Symphony is currently held by the Berlin State Library.
Which American rapper, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., recorded the debut album "Tha Block Is Hot" in 1999?
b. 50 Cent
d. Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne - As of October 2014, Lil Wayne has released eleven studio albums.
Released in 2014, which country song opens with the lyric, "He said, "I've been where you've been before. Down every hallway's a slamming door. No way out, no one to come and save me."?
a. Later On
b. All Alright
c. Something in the Water
d. Dirt Road
Something in the Water - 'Something in the Water' made its debut at number one on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart.
Which song did Billboard list as the number one pop song of all time on their 55th Anniversary All-Time Top 100 Songs list?
a. The Twist - Chubby Checker
b. Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin
c. Hey Jude - The Beatles
d. Physical - Olivia Newton-John
The Twist - Chubby Checker - The Twist is the only single to be number one twice on the Hot 100, in two different chart runs.
Bette Davis was so flattered by the song "Bette Davis Eyes" that she sent the composers flowers when it won a Grammy. Who recorded the song?
a. Kim Wilde
b. Juice Newton
c. Cyndi Lauper
d. Kim Carnes
Kim Carnes - 'Bette Davis Eyes' was written by Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon.
The 1976 hit by Queen, "You're My Best Friend," was written by bass guitarist John Deacon. What other hit song did he write?
a. We Are the Champions
b. Another One Bites The Dust
c. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
d. Fat Bottomed Girls
Another One Bites The Dust - Released on Queen's 1980 album 'The Game'.
Number one for six weeks in 1969, which band recorded the song "Aquarius - Let the Sunshine In"?
a. The 5th Dimension
b. The Mamas and the Papas
c. The Association
d. The Lovin' Spoonful
The 5th Dimension - Aquarius - Let the Sunshine In was written for the 1967 musical Hair.
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