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Trojan Records (Reggae/Ska music) Quiz

The Trojan record label is synonymous with Jamaican reggae and ska. They had lots of hits in the late 1960's, and early 1970's. 8 Questions.

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This singer had a hit in 1969 with "Wonderful World, Beautiful People". Can you name him?

  • Desmond Dekker
  • Jimmy Cliff
  • Max Romeo
  • None of the above

Question 2 Photo

In 1968, "Israelites" reached no 1 in the UK charts. Who recorded it?

  • Jimmy Cliff
  • Horace Faith
  • Desmond Dekker
  • The Pioneers

Question 3 Photo

In 1970, who had a hit with "Love of The Common People"?

  • Paul Young
  • Greyhound
  • Pulp
  • Nicky Thomas

Question 4 Photo

Double Barrel" reached no 1 in the UK charts, in 1971. Who recorded it?

  • Dave and Ansel Collins
  • Greyhound
  • The Pioneers
  • Bob and Marcia

Question 5 Photo

Horace Faith had a big hit in 1970. What was it called?

  • Black Night
  • Black Pearl
  • Black is Black
  • Back to Black

Question 6 Photo

A Nina Simone song, "Young, Gifted, and Black" reached no 5, in the UK charts of 1970. (Elton John was a backing singer on this song). Who recorded the song?

  • Bob and Marcia
  • The Pioneers
  • Althea and Donna
  • None of the above

Question 7 Photo

This group reached no 5 in the UK charts, with a cover of Jimmy Cliff's "Let Your Yeah Be Yeah" , in 1971. Can you name them?

  • Greyhound
  • The Pioneers
  • The Bandwagon
  • None of the above

Question 8 Photo

In 1971, this group had a hit with "Black and White". Who are they?

  • Archie Bell and The Drells
  • The Pioneers
  • Three Dog Night
  • Greyhound