songs that led to rock and roll

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  1. DS

    DS Fenderbender

  2. chev

    chev Nightcrawler

    :weird: well, it's interesting. Strange but interesting. :wink2:
    Dirty peeping Tom .....:surprised:
  3. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    Doo Wop Oldies Quiz:

    Thirty great memories about music that caused our
    parents and teachers grief! Welcome to 'The Expanded
    Doo-Wop Oldies Quiz.' Take the quiz and see how you
    score as a true 'Oldies Fan.' Write down your
    answers and check them against the answers at the
    end. Don't cheat, now!

    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?
    (a) Angel
    (b) Mother
    (c) Worm
    4. :I found my thrill . . .' 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?
    (a) Atlantic
    (b) RCA
    (c) Sun
    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. Bobby Darin's 'Mack The Knife,' the one with the
    knife, was named:
    (a) MacHeath
    (b) MacCloud
    (c) MacNamara
    9. Name the song with ''A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom.'
    (a) Good Golly, Miss Molly
    (b) Be-Bop-A-Lula
    (c) Tutti Fruitti
    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 are . . ..
    (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
    (b) Cameo
    (c) Motown
    16. Edd Brynes 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
    (b) Kissed
    (c) Met
    20. Chuck Berry sang 'Oh,___________, why can't you be true?'
    (a) Suzie Q
    (b) Peggy Sue
    (c) Maybelline
    21. 'Wooly_______'
    (a) Mammouth
    (b) Bully
    (c) Pully
    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. Ea rl.
    (b) Jackie Pearl.
    (c) Milton Berle.
    25. 'You're my Fanny and nobody else's . ...'
    (a) girl.
    (b) butt.
    (c) love.
    26. 'I want you to play with my . . . '
    (a) heart.
    (b) dreams..
    (c) ding a ling.
    27. 'Be Bop A Lula . . '
    (a) she's got the rabies.
    (b) she's my baby.
    (c) she loves me, maybe.
    28. 'Fine Love, Fine Kissing . . ..'.
    (a) right here.
    (b) fifty cents.
    (c) just for you.
    29. 'He wore black denim trousers and . ..'
    (a) a pink carnation.
    (b) pink leotards.
    (c) motorcycle boots.
    30. 'I got a gal named . . '
    (a) Jenny Zamboni.
    (b) Gerri Mahoney
    (c) Boney Maroney.

    Answers : Scroll Down so you aren't tempted to cheat
    (as if cheating were needed here).
    * * * * * * * * * * * * *
    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
    6. (c) Sun
    7. (b) Charlie Brown
    8 (a) Mac Heath
    9. (c) Tutti Fruitti
    10. (c) Alan Freed
    11. (a) Little Richard
    12. (c) Annette Funicello
    13. (b) Don and Phil
    14. (a) Jiles P. Richardson
    15. (c) Motown
    16. (a) 77 Sunset Strip
    17. (b) Sandra Dee
    18. (b) The Monotones
    19. (b) Kissed
    20. (c) Maybelline
    21. (b) Bully
    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) butt.
    26. (c) ding a ling.
    27. (b) she's my baby.
    28. (a) right here.
    29. (c) motorcycle boots
    30. (c) Boney Maroney.
  4. dilligaf

    dilligaf IN VINO VERITAS

    missed 13. thought I knew them better than that
  5. satellitedriver

    satellitedriver Moderator Staff Member

    I must be old. I only missed 2 on Morelucks quiz.
  6. dilligaf

    dilligaf IN VINO VERITAS

    I will have my husband take the test. I can say with a great deal of certainty that he will get 100%. LOL
  7. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I missed 2. Number 25 ( still can't picture what song that is ) and number 20 ( I knew the answer but wrote down the wrong one) . Can someone clue me in on "Your my Fanny and nobody elses butt"? -------------OK - I did a google search on it and Fanny was recorded in 1946 by Benny (Bell) Samberg. No wonder I missed it---that's even before my time:wink2: