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Can you identify beach music? Do you remember the Beach Boys? They were a group who played beach music. Beach music is closely related to the style of swing dance identified as the Carolina shag, or just the shag, which is the official state dance of North and South Carolina. Beach pop is a specialty genre that few can pull off. Swing by and take the quiz it will help you to determine what beach music is. Have fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In 2005, the North Carolina General Assembly paid homage to beach music by naming what dance the official state popular dance?

    • A.

      Cha-Cha

    • B.

      Shag

    • C.

      Twist

    Correct Answer
    B. Shag
    Explanation
    In 2005, the North Carolina General Assembly recognized the cultural significance of beach music by designating the Shag as the official state popular dance. The Shag is a partner dance that originated in the Carolinas during the 1940s and became closely associated with beach music, a genre of music popularized in the coastal regions of North and South Carolina. The Shag is characterized by smooth, flowing movements and is often performed to upbeat, rhythm and blues or beach music tunes. This recognition by the General Assembly highlights the importance of beach music and the Shag dance in North Carolina's cultural heritage.

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  • 2. 

    North Carolina features several beach music festivals held across the state each year. Where will the Pleasure Island Beach Music Festival be held on June 5?

    • A.

      Carolina Beach

    • B.

      Sunset Beach

    • C.

      Surfside Beach

    Correct Answer
    A. Carolina Beach
    Explanation
    The Pleasure Island Beach Music Festival will be held at Carolina Beach on June 5.

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  • 3. 

    Music legend General Johnson first performed beach music at a show in Raleigh in 1966 and is now associated with The Chairman of the Board. What hit song by the group contained a line describing its topic as "Sweet Southern pearls?"

    • A.

      Beach Girls

    • B.

      Surfer Girls

    • C.

      Carolina Girls

    Correct Answer
    C. Carolina Girls
    Explanation
    Carolina Girls is the correct answer because the question states that General Johnson, who is associated with The Chairman of the Board, first performed beach music in 1966. The song title "Carolina Girls" suggests a connection to beach music, as it refers to girls from the Carolinas, a region known for its beach culture. Additionally, the mention of "Sweet Southern pearls" in the song's lyrics further reinforces the association with beach music and the topic of the song.

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  • 4. 

    The Carolina Beach Music Awards are presented each year to acknowledge excellence in beach music. The first CAMMY Awards were held in 1995 in what Tar Heel town that is also associated with Cheerwine?

    • A.

      Salisbury

    • B.

      Morehead City

    • C.

      Greensboro

    Correct Answer
    A. Salisbury
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Salisbury. The Carolina Beach Music Awards, also known as the CAMMY Awards, were first held in 1995 in Salisbury. Salisbury is a Tar Heel town that is also associated with Cheerwine, a popular soft drink in the region.

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  • 5. 

    In 1989, a film revolving around beach music entitled Shag was released. Part of the movie was filmed at Atlantic Beach and starred what child of star Peter Fonda? 

    • A.

      Felicia Fonda

    • B.

      Bridget Fonda

    • C.

      Carrie Fonda

    Correct Answer
    B. Bridget Fonda
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bridget Fonda. In 1989, a film called "Shag" was released, which revolved around beach music. Part of the movie was filmed at Atlantic Beach and it starred Bridget Fonda, who is the child of star Peter Fonda.

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  • 6. 

    Beach music in North Carolina can trace its roots back to the time just after World War II when radio stations such as WGIV in Charlotte featured programs of what another style, which is said to have heavily influenced beach music?

    • A.

      Rock and Roll

    • B.

      Big Band

    • C.

      Rhythm and Blues

    Correct Answer
    C. Rhythm and Blues
    Explanation
    Rhythm and Blues heavily influenced beach music in North Carolina after World War II. Radio stations like WGIV in Charlotte featured programs of this style, contributing to the development and popularity of beach music in the region. This genre, characterized by its soulful and energetic sound, became a significant part of the North Carolina music scene and continues to be associated with beach culture in the area.

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  • 7. 

    In its early days, beach music was performed in a variety of locations, including the Pickle Tobacco Warehouse. In what Duplin County town, famous for growing cucumbers, is the warehouse located?

    • A.

      Faison

    • B.

      Oak Grove

    • C.

      Burgaw

    Correct Answer
    A. Faison
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Faison. In the question, it is mentioned that beach music was performed in a variety of locations, including the Pickle Tobacco Warehouse. The question then asks in which Duplin County town is the warehouse located. Since Faison is the only option that is a town in Duplin County, it is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    From 1987 to 1990, beach music fans could follow their favorite groups as well as other related news in Carolina Class magazine. The periodical was edited by 'Fessa John Hook, who worked at what Salisbury radio station, the first to broadcast beach music full time?

    • A.

      WDAV-FM

    • B.

      WRDX-FM

    • C.

      WSAL-FM

    Correct Answer
    B. WRDX-FM
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