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Music Trivia Of The Late 50's

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Music Trivia Of The Late 50

Questions about the music of the late 50'sName that tune & name that artist.

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  • 1. 
    Released in 1957, who sang "Love Letters in the Sand"?
    • A. 

      Tony Bennett Released in 1957, who sang "Love Letters in the Sand"?

    • B. 

      Gene Vincent

    • C. 

      Jimmie Rodgers

    • D. 

      Pat Boone

  • 2. 
    "I play the game but to my real shame You've left me to dream on my own" Name the song.
    • A. 

      "Hearts of Stone"

    • B. 

      "My Prayer"

    • C. 

      "The Great Pretender"

    • D. 

      "Learnin' The Blues"

  • 3. 
    This song was number one for 10 weeks in 1956. Who sang "Singing the Blues"?
    • A. 

      Buddy Holly

    • B. 

      Elvis Presley

    • C. 

      Guy Mitchell

    • D. 

      Johnny Ray

  • 4. 
    "You Send Me" is a 1957 single by which male singer?
    • A. 

      Ray Charles

    • B. 

      Ricky Nelson

    • C. 

      Andy Williams

    • D. 

      Sam Cooke

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Marty Robbins

    • B. 

      Elvis Presley

    • C. 

      Tennessee Ernie Ford

    • D. 

      Jerry Lee Lewis

  • 6. 
    Who sang the 1956 song "Long Tall Sally"?
    • A. 

      Chuck Berry

    • B. 

      Gene Vincent

    • C. 

      Fats Domino

    • D. 

      Little Richard

  • 7. 
    Who sang the 1957 song "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"?
    • A. 

      Jerry Lee Lewis

    • B. 

      Duane Eddy

    • C. 

      Eddie Cochran

    • D. 

      Conway Twitty

  • 8. 
    "Diana" was sung by whom in 1957?
    • A. 

      Frankie Avalon

    • B. 

      Bobby Darin

    • C. 

      Paul Anka

    • D. 

      Neil Sedaka

  • 9. 
    "Lead us not into temptation Bless this hour of meditation Guide him with eternal love" Name the artist.
    • A. 

      The Browns

    • B. 

      Brook Benton

    • C. 

      Pat Boone

    • D. 

      Perry Como

  • 10. 
    "Knocked once, tried to tell them I've been there. Door slam! Hospitality slim there" Who sang this #1 song in 1956.
    • A. 

      Jim Lowe

    • B. 

      Bill Haley and the Comets

    • C. 

      The Coasters

    • D. 

      The Four Aces

  • 11. 
    "They say for every boy and girl There's just one love in this whole world" Name the song.
    • A. 

      "Young Love"

    • B. 

      "Teenager In Love"

    • C. 

      "Love Is A Many Splendored Thing"

    • D. 

      "Love Is Strange"

  • 12. 
    "Well you say you're gonna leave, you know it's a lie" is a line from which song?
    • A. 

      "Bye, Bye Love"

    • B. 

      "That'll Be The Day"

    • C. 

      "Don't"

    • D. 

      "Hard Headed Woman"

  • 13. 
    Complete the lyric which is also the song's title."After breakfast everyday, she throws a warning glance my way and never fails to say____________.
    • A. 

      "I'm Sorry"

    • B. 

      "Who's Sorry Now"

    • C. 

      "Get A Job"

    • D. 

      "Oh Boy"

  • 14. 
    The best song by the Duprees may be "You Belong To Me". What city is referenced in the song?
    • A. 

      Wakiki

    • B. 

      Old Hong Kong

    • C. 

      Old Algiers

    • D. 

      Old Mexico

  • 15. 
    "You've been keepin' love from me just like you were a miser And I'll admit I wasn't very smart So I went out and found myself a guy that's so much wiser And he taught me the way to win your heart" Name that tune.
    • A. 

      "The Little Blue Man"

    • B. 

      "Witch Doctor"

    • C. 

      "The Candy Man"

    • D. 

      "That's All You Gotta Do"

  • 16. 
    "Deep in the dark your kiss will thrill me Like days of old Lighting the spark of love that fills me With dreams untold" Which Platters hit contains these lines?
    • A. 

      "Deep Purple"

    • B. 

      "Twilight Time"

    • C. 

      "My Prayer"

    • D. 

      "Smoke Get's In Your Eyes"

  • 17. 
      Which is NOT one of Nat "King" Cole's songs?
    • A. 

      What Would My Mary Say?

    • B. 

      Enchanted

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer

  • 18. 
    Which of the following had a big hit with "(My) Secret Love"?
    • A. 

      Doris Day

    • B. 

      Teresa Brewer

    • C. 

      Connie Francis

    • D. 

      Rosemary Clooney

  • 19. 
    Which of the following sang about "a pocket full of starlight"?
    • A. 

      Bing Crosby

    • B. 

      Frank Sinatra

    • C. 

      Perry Como

    • D. 

      Elvis Presley

  • 20. 
    Who sang "Come, Go With Me"?
    • A. 

      Shirelles

    • B. 

      Essex

    • C. 

      Del Vikings

    • D. 

      Five Satins

  • 21. 
    Two songs from the fifties were "Come Softly " and "Mr. Blue". Who sang them?
      Fleetwoods Angels Chiffons Coasters
    • A. 

      Fleetwoods

    • B. 

      Angels

    • C. 

      Chiffons

    • D. 

      Coasters

  • 22. 
    "We stood beside our cotton bales and didn't say a thing" Name the artist
    • A. 

      Jerry Reed

    • B. 

      Sheb Wooley

    • C. 

      Johnny Horton

    • D. 

      Chuck Berry

  • 23. 
    Jan and Dean had "cute" songs during the fifties. Which was NOT one of them?
    • A. 

      Deadman's Curve

    • B. 

      Baby Talk

    • C. 

      Little Old Lady From Pasadena

    • D. 

      (It) Hurts So Bad

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