A music quiz for a change with extra questions.
Q1 Who had a hit with “ Rock around the clock “ Q2 Which “ ﬁlm star “ sang about her Secret Love
Q3 “I saw Momma kissing Santa Claus “ was a hit for who ?
Q4 Where did “ Connie Francis “ find lipstick ? Q5 According to “ Frank Sinatra “ how do Love & Marriage go together ?
Q6 Who asked “ What do you want if you don`t want money “ ?
Q7 Who left her two group members and sang “ I Only Want to be with You ” ?
Q8 Who sang with the “ Dreamers “ Q9 What was the name of the “ House “ in the hit by the “ Animals “ ?
Q10 Who was known as “ The Big 0 ” Q11 With which TV Show would you associate “ Keith Fordyce & Cathy McGowan “ ?
Q12 What was the title of “ Cliff Richard’s “ 1968 Eurovision song ?
Q13 Who had a hit in 1973 with “ Welcome Home “ Q14 Which two singers duetted and had a hit with the song “ Don`t go breaking my heart“ in 1976 ? Q15 “ Sugar Baby Love & Jukebox Jive “ were hits for which group ?
Q16 Which “ Jerry “ sang “ In the Summertime “
Q17 A “ Book in the Bible “ and a group have the same name, what is that name ?
Q18 The group “ Sweet “ had a hit in 1974 with the song “ Ballroom ….. ? ?
Q19 Which band shares its name with a “ Benefits “ form for the unemployed ?
Q20 Which former “ EastEnders ” and “ Heartbeat ” star had a hit with “ Every Loser Wins ” in 1986 ?
Q21 Who was “ Dancing in the street “ in 1985 ?
Q22 Who was the lead “ Singer / Guitarist “ with the group “ Dire Straits “ ?
Q23 Who had a hit with “ Barbara Dickson “ with the song, “ I know him so well “ ?
Q24 Which two stars went from “ Ramsay Street “ to the top of the charts ?
JAZZ & BLUES
Q25 What was “ Chris Barbers “ only Number one hit ?
Q26 Whose quartet famously decide to “ Take Five “
Q27 Who played “ Billy Holliday “ in the film “ Lady sings the Blues “ ?
Q28 Which 1960s band featured “ Eric Clapton & Jimmy Page “ ?
Q29 What was “ Louis Armstrong`s “ nickname ? Q30 In which city were “ Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen “ in 1962 ?
Q1 Bill Haley & The Comets, Q2 Doris Day, Q3 Beverley Sisters, Q4 On your collar, Q5 Like a horse and carriage, Q6 Adam Faith, Q7 Dusty Springfield, Q8 Freddie, Q9 Of the Rising Sun, Q10 Roy Orbison, Q11 Ready Steady Go, Q12 Congratulation, Q13 Peters & Lee, Q14 Elton John & Kiki Dee, Q15 Rubettes, Q16 Mungo, Q17 Genesis, Q18 Blitz, Q19 UB40, Q20 Nick Berry, Q21 Mick Jagger & David Bowie, Q22 Mark Knopfler, Q23 Elaine Page, Q24 Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan, Q25 Petite Fleur, Q26 Dave Brubeck, Q27 Diana Ross, Q28 The Yardbirds, Q29 Satchmo, Q30 Moscow.
Music Quiz Questions Round 8- Jazz and Blues
What was Louis Armstrong’s nickname?
Which 1960’s band featured Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page?
Which singer recorded the “When Harry Met Sally” soundtrack?
In which city were Kenny Ball and his jazzmen at midnight?
Which 1920’s blues singer recorded “Down Hearted Blues”?
What was Chris Barber’s only hit single?
Whose quartet famously decided to “Take Five”?
What was Jamie Cullum’s breakthrough album?
What was John Mayall’s group known as?
What instrument did Earl Hines play?
Which jazz-funk saxophonist had a hit in 1987 with “Songbird”?
Which jazz musician opened a London club in 1959?
Who played Billie Holiday in the film “Lady Sings the Blues”?
Which clarinettist lived from 1909 to 1986 and had his “Story” told in a 1955 film?
Which veteran blues performer recorded “The Healer”?
Music Quiz Questions Round 8 – Answers
Harry Connick Jnr.
John Lee Hooker
Round 9 – Classic Music
Who wrote “The Hallelujah Chorus”?
From which work does the piece “Nimrod” come from?
Who wrote the concerto called “The Emperor”?
Which work by Sibelius represented the defiance of the Finns?
Which Bizet opera features the duet “Au Fond du Temple Saint”?
In which Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera do fairies take over Parliament?
Which US newspaper shares its name with a march by Sousa?
Which work by Bach became famous in a cigar advertisement?
Who wrote Pachelbel’s Kanon?
What is Dvorak’s 9th Symphony, written in the US, often called?
Which Vivaldi composition did Nigel Kennedy popularize?
Who wrote, “On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring”?
For which instrument is Joaquin Rodrigo most famous?
Which Old Testament prophet was the subject of an oratorio by Mendelssohn?
Which title of a composition by Mozart was translated by Stephen Sondheim into the name of a musical?
Round 9 – Answers
The Pearl Fishers
Air on a G String
From the New World
The Four Seasons
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music).
Round 10 – Heavy Metal
Which group was Jimmy Page in before forming Led Zeppelin?
What was Deep Purple’s first hit in the singles charts?
What is Ozzy Ozbourne’s actual first name?
Which group were “Paranoid” on the charts?
Which group took its name from a medieval instrument of torture?
They were known for imaginative cover designs, but what was the title of Led Zeppelin’s the third album?
Which band released the album “Drones” that topped the charts in 2015?
Which group founded the Bludgeon Riffola label?
Which city did Black Sabbath come from?
Ian Gillan and David Coverdale sang for which group?
In which group did Angus Young wear short trousers?
Who recorded “Bark at the Moon”?
What instrument did Ian Paice play?
Which folk singer sang on Led Zep’s “The Battle of Evermore”?
Which album from 1978 was reissued in 1991 and led to a 1993 sequel?
Led Zeppelin III
Bat Out of Hell