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Oldies for Boomers

Thirty great memories about music that caused our parents and teachers grief! See how you score as a true Oldies fan! 30 Questions.

 
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1

In 1957, who left the music business to become a preacher?

  • Little Richard
  • Frankie Lymon
  • Pat Boone

2

What's the song with ''A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom''?

  • Be-Bop-A-Lula
  • Tutti Fruitti
  • Good Golly, Miss Molly

3

Who is generally given credit for originating the term ''Rock And Roll''?

  • Dick Clark
  • Wolfman Jack
  • Alan Freed

4

''Rock Around The Clock'' was used in what movie?

  • Rebel Without A Cause
  • The Wild One
  • Blackboard Jungle

5

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

  • Lover
  • Angel
  • Sugar

6

When did ''Little Suzie'' finally wake up?

  • The movie's over, it's 2 o'clock
  • The movie's over, it's 3 o'clock
  • The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock

7

In 1959, what is the small record company Berry Gordy, Jr., started?

  • Motown
  • Stax
  • Atco

8

In 1960 Bobby Darin married which actress?

  • Carol Lynley
  • Carol Baker
  • Sandra Dee

9

Chuck Berry sang this lyric ''Oh, ___________, why can't you be true?" from which song?

  • Miss Claudy
  • Maybelline
  • Suzie Q

10

What is the completion of this lyric? ''I'm like a one-eyed cat

  • sleepin' on a cold hard floor."
  • without my gal no more."
  • peepin' in a seafood store."

11

Edd Byrnes had a hit with ''Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb." What TV show did he appear in?

  • "77 Sunset Strip"
  • "Hawaiian Eye"
  • "M Squad"

12

What is the complete lyric? ''Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do...

  • 'cause there ain't no answer for a life without booze."
  • 'cause my car's gassed up and I'm ready to cruise."
  • 'cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues."

13

Who had a one-hit wonder with ''Book of Love''?

  • The Penguins
  • The Monotones
  • The Moonglows

14

What is the completion of this lyric line? ''Fine Love, Fine Kissing

  • right here."
  • fifty cents."
  • just for you."

15

From which song did the Everly Brothers include this lyric: '''Til I ______ You''?

  • Loved
  • Kissed
  • Left

16

Which character had the knife in Bobby Darin's ''Mack The Knife''?

  • McLean
  • MacHeath
  • McCloud

17

Who revealed his true name with this lyric? ''They often call me Speedo, but my real name is

  • Mr. Lee."
  • the Duke of Earl."
  • Mr. Earl."

18

Where did the singer find his thrill?

  • "...on Nob Hill."
  • "...at Heartbreak Hotel."
  • "...on Blueberry Hill."

19

Which possessive statement did this jealous singer make? ''You're my Fanny and nobody else's...

  • girl."
  • Annie."
  • butt."

20

Fellow Texan The Big Bopper, who died in the same plane crash as Buddy Holly, had which legal name?

  • Marion Michael Morrison
  • Jiles P. Richardson
  • Roy Harold Scherer, Jr.

21

What's the ending word of this lyric line? ''I want you to play with my...''

  • heart
  • dreams
  • ding-a-ling

22

Who is this singer's girlfriend? ''I got a gal named...''

  • Boney Maroney
  • Gerri Mahoney
  • Jenny Zamboni

23

Whom is this singer asking for a favor? ''Please turn on your magic beam, _____ _____ bring me a dream."

  • Earth Angel
  • Dream Lover
  • Mr. Sandman

24

Gene Vincent is glorifying which girl in this song? ''Be-bop-A-Lula...''

  • she's my baby."
  • she loves me, maybe."
  • she's got rabies."

25

Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs hit it big with which record? ''Wooly _______

  • Mammouth"
  • Bully"
  • Caveman"

26

This singer praised which sartorial choice? ''He wore black denim trousers and...

  • a pink carnation."
  • motorcycle boots."
  • a big Panama."

27

What are the first names of The Everly Brothers?

  • Pete and Dick
  • Bob and Bill
  • Don and Phil

28

Paul Anka's ''Puppy Love'' is written to what star?

  • Annette Funicello
  • Connie Francis
  • Brenda Lee

29

Who asked, ''Why is everybody always pickin' on me?''

  • Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
  • Stagger Lee
  • Charlie Brown

30

For which label did Elvis Presley first record?

  • RCA
  • Columbia
  • Sun

 

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