Music Trivia Questions #38Printable Music Trivia Quiz
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What sport is mentioned twice in Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire"?
Baseball - We Didn't Start the Fire was released on September 27, 1989.
Which of the following songs was a hit for Chubby Checker in 1960?
a. Hello, Dolly!
b. Tossin' and Turnin'
c. The Twist
d. (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay
The Twist - Billboard magazine listed the song as the biggest hit of the 1960s.
On which Beatles' LP would you find the song, "Mean Mr. Mustard"?
a. Let It Be
b. Magical Mystery Tour
c. The White Album
d. Abbey Road
Abbey Road - Credited to Lennon–McCartney, Mean Mr. Mustard was written primarily by John Lennon.
Whom is Marshall Mathers better known as?
a. Ice Cube
d. Snoop Dogg
Eminem - In addition to his solo career, Eminem is a member of the group D12.
Name the two members that formed the group, "The Carpenters"?
a. Karen and Richard Carpenter
b. Cindy and Richard Carpenter
c. Carol and Richard Carpenter
d. Susan and Richard Carpenter
Karen and Richard Carpenter - Titled 'Offering', the Carpenters released their debut album in 1969.
Singing to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe, Enrico Caruso was what type of singer?
Tenor - Caruso made about 290 commercially released recordings from 1902 to 1920.
Which of the following Chuck Berry hit songs was released first?
b. Rock and Roll Music
c. Roll Over Beethoven
d. Johnny B. Goode
Maybellene - Maybellene was released on the album 'Chuck Berry Is on Top' in 1955.
Listed by Billboard magazine as the third best song of all time, who recorded "Mack the Knife" in 1959?
a. Chubby Checker
b. Los del Río
c. Bobby Darin
d. Elvis Presley
Bobby Darin - 'Mack the Knife' was originally introduced to the US by Louis Armstrong in 1956.
Name the first western band to play in the Peoples Republic of China?
a. Duran Duran
b. Tears for Fears
c. Simple Minds
Wham! - Appearing in the early 1980s, Wham! was formed by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley.
Who sang on the hit song "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" with Elton John in 1976?
a. Dusty Springfield
b. Cilla Black
c. Sandie Shaw
d. Kiki Dee
Kiki Dee - Kiki Dee's birth name is Pauline Matthews.
Which of the following is not the name of an album released by the Beach Boys?
a. Wild Honey
b. Rubber Soul
d. Pet Sounds
Rubber Soul - Rubber Soul was released by the Beatles in 1965.
Which of the following street signs is also the title of a Pearl Jam album?
a. School Zone
c. Pedestrian Crossing
Yield - Released in 1998, Yield is Pearl Jam's fifth studio album.
Which reggae star had a hit with the song "Vietnam"?
a. Half Pint
b. Jimmy Cliff
c. Peter Tosh
d. Bob Marley
Jimmy Cliff - Cliff was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.
The hit song "Sweet Home Alabama" was released by Lynyrd Skynyrd on which 1974 album?
a. Gimme Back My Bullets
b. Second Helping
c. Street Survivors
d. Nuthin' Fancy
Second Helping - Sweet Home Alabama reached number 8 on the US charts.
How many US number one hit songs has country star Willie Nelson had during his career?
25 - As of 2015, Willie has released 110 singles.
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