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Rock & Roll Trivia - 1950's Music

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1950's music questions - Answers at end

1.When did ''Little Suzie'' finally wake up?
(a) The movie's over ,it's 2 o'clock
(b) The movie's over ,it's 3 o'clock
(c) The movie's over ,it's 4 o'clock

2.''Rock Around The Clock'' was used in what movie?
(a) Rebel Without A Cause
(b) Blackboard Jungle
(c) The Wild Ones

3.What's missing from a Rock & Roll standpoint?
Earth _____

4.''I found my thrill...í' Where?
(a) Kansas City
(b) Heartbreak Hotel
(c) Blueberry Hill

5.''Please turn on your magic beam
_____ _____ bring me a dream,''
(a) Mr. Sandman
(b) Earth Angel
(c) Dream Lover

6.For which label did Elvis Presley first record?

7.He asked, ''Why's everybody always pickin' on me?'' Who was he?
(a) Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
(b) Charlie Brown
(c) Buster Brown

8.In Bobby Darin's ''Mack The Knife,'' the one with the knife, was named:
(a) Mac Heath
(b) Mac Cloud

9.Name the song with
''A wop bop a loo la a bop bam boom.''
(a) Good Golly, Miss Molly
(b) Be-Bop-A-Lula
(c) Tutti Fruity

10.Who is generally given credit for originating the term ''Rock And Roll''?
(a) Dick Clark
(b)Wolfman Jack
(c) Alan Freed

11.In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher:
(a) Little Richard
(b)Frankie Lymon
(c) Tony Orlando

12.Paul Anka's ''Puppy Love'' is written to what star?
(a) Brenda Lee
(b)Connie Francis
(c) Annette Funicello

13.The Everly Brothers were.....
(a) Pete and Dick
(b)Don and Phil
(c) Bob and Bill

14.The Big Bopper's real name was:
(a) Jiles P. Richardson
(b) Roy Harold Scherer Jr.
(c) Marion Michael Morrison

15.In 1959, Berry Gordy, Jr., started a small record company called...
(a) Decca
(c) Motown

16.Edd Burns had a hit with''Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb''. What TV show was he on?
(a) 77 Sunset Strip
(b) Hawaiian Eye
(c) Surfside Six

17.In 1960 Bobby Darin married:
(a) Carol Lynley
(b)Sandra Dee
(c) Natalie Wood

18.They were a one hit wonder with ''Book Of Love''
(a) The Penguins
(b) The Monotones
(c) The Moonglows

19.The Everly Brothers sang a song called
''Till I ______ You.''
(a) Loved
(c) Screwed
(d) Met

20.Chuck Berry sang
''Oh,___________, why can't you be true?''
(a) Suzie Q
(b) Peggy Sue
(c) Maybelline

(a) Mammoth
(c) Pulley

22.''I'm like a one-eyed cat....."
(a) can't go into town no more
(b) sleepin' on a cold hard floor
(c) peepin' in a seafood store

23.''Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do........''
(a) cause there ain't no answer for a life without booze
(b) cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
(c) cause my car's gassed up and I'm ready to cruise

24.''They often call me Speedo, but my real name is......''
(a) Mr. Earl
(b)Jackie Pearl
(c) Milton Berle

25.''Be Bop A Lula....''
(a) she's got the rabies
(b) she's my baby.
(c) she loves me, maybe

26.''Fine Love, Fine Kissing.....''
(a) right here
(b) fifty cents
(c) just for you

27.''He wore black denim trousers and .....''
(a) a pink carnation
(b) pink leotards
(c) motorcycle boots

28.''I got a gal named..........''
(a) Jenny Zamboni
(b) Gerri Mahoney
(c) Bony Maroney


Scroll Down so you aren't tempted to cheat (as if cheating were needed here).

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1.(c) The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock
2.(b) Blackboard Jungle
3.(a) Angel
4.(c) Blueberry Hill
5.(a) Mr. Sandman
7.(b) Charlie Brown
8.(a) Mac Heath
9.(c) Tutie Fruitie
10.(c) Alan Freed
11.(a) Little Richard
12.(c) Annette Funicello
13.(b) Don and Phil
14.(a) Jiles P .Richardson
16.(a) 77 Sunset Strip
17.(b) Sandra Dee
18.(b) The Monotones
22.(c) peepin' in a seafood store
23.(b) cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
24.(a) Mr. Earl
25.(b) she's my baby
26.(a) right here
27.(c) motorcycle boots
28.(c) Bony Maroney


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