A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector Album Quiz

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A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector Album Quiz - Quiz

A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector is an album of Christmas songs, produced by Phil Spector. DO you think you know more about this album? Find out and take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The album was originally released in what title?

    • A.

      Philles

    • B.

      Phil Christmas Collection

    • C.

      Philles Navidad

    • D.

      Phil and the Season

    Correct Answer
    A. Philles
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Philles." This is because the question is asking for the original title of the album, and "Philles" is the only option that matches this requirement. The other options, "Phil Christmas Collection," "Philles Navidad," and "Phil and the Season," do not indicate that they are the original title of the album.

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  • 2. 

    What is the album's genre?

    • A.

      Alternative Rock

    • B.

      Dance Music

    • C.

      Rhythm and Blues

    • D.

      Country Music

    Correct Answer
    C. Rhythm and Blues
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rhythm and Blues because the question asks for the genre of the album, and Rhythm and Blues is one of the options provided.

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  • 3. 

    Spector was known for his what treatment trademark?

    • A.

      Wall of Sound

    • B.

      Sound of Silence

    • C.

      Wall of Fame

    • D.

      A Walk to Silence

    Correct Answer
    A. Wall of Sound
    Explanation
    Spector was known for his "Wall of Sound" treatment trademark. This refers to his innovative production technique in which multiple instruments and vocal tracks were layered together to create a dense and powerful sound. This technique, characterized by its use of echo and reverb effects, became a defining feature of Spector's production style and had a significant impact on popular music in the 1960s.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of the Beach Boy member who cited that this is his most favorite album of all times?

    • A.

      Mike Love

    • B.

      Carl Wilson

    • C.

      Brian Wilson

    • D.

      Al Jardine

    Correct Answer
    C. Brian Wilson
    Explanation
    Brian Wilson is the correct answer because he is a member of the Beach Boys and has publicly stated that this particular album is his favorite of all time.

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  • 5. 

    The album was reissued by what record label in 1972?

    • A.

      Elektra Records

    • B.

      Apple Records

    • C.

      Columbia Records

    • D.

      BMG Records

    Correct Answer
    B. Apple Records
    Explanation
    The album was reissued in 1972 by Apple Records.

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  • 6. 

    In what year the album was originally released?

    • A.

      1963

    • B.

      1972

    • C.

      1961

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    A. 1963
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1963. This means that the album was originally released in the year 1963.

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  • 7. 

    What was the rank of the album during Billboard's magazine special in 1963?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    D. 13
    Explanation
    In Billboard's magazine special in 1963, the album was ranked at number 13.

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  • 8. 

    The album was included in what musical reference book by Robert Dimery?

    • A.

      500 Greatest Albums Of All Time

    • B.

      1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

    • C.

      500 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

    • D.

      1001 Greatest Albums Of All Time

    Correct Answer
    B. 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die." This book, written by Robert Dimery, is a musical reference book that lists and discusses 1001 albums that are considered essential for any music lover to listen to. It covers a wide range of genres and time periods, providing a comprehensive guide to the most influential and significant albums in music history.

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