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  • 1. 
    In what year did The Temptations hit number one on the Billboard Charts with "My Girl"?
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1966

  • 2. 
    Who wrote Patsy Cline's hit "Crazy"?
    • A. 

      Patsy Cline

    • B. 

      Buddy Holly

    • C. 

      Willie Nelson

    • D. 

      None of The Above

  • 3. 
    "Rock Around The Clock" is one of the most famous songs of all time.  Who recorded the very first version of it?
    • A. 

      Bill Haley and The Comets

    • B. 

      Buddy Holly and The Crickets

    • C. 

      Sonny Dae and His Knights

    • D. 

      The Temptations

  • 4. 
    Who gave up his seat on Buddy Holly's fatal plane trip?
    • A. 

      Bill Haley

    • B. 

      Waylon Jennings

    • C. 

      Little Richard

    • D. 

      Bobby Rydell

  • 5. 
    Chubby Checker introduced his hit "The Twist" at what New York club?
  • 6. 
    According to the CCR song "Proud Mary", where did they 'clean a lot of plates'?
    • A. 

      Nashville

    • B. 

      Knoxville

    • C. 

      Memphis

    • D. 

      Clarksville

  • 7. 
    The Beatles recorded a remake of "Long Tall Sally" in 1964.  Who recorded the original song in 1956?
    • A. 

      Little Richard

    • B. 

      Fats Domino

    • C. 

      Marvin Gaye

    • D. 

      Sam Cooke

  • 8. 
    The Monkees began 1967 with one of the biggest hits of all time.  Which of their songs accomplished this feat?
    • A. 

      Daydream Believer

    • B. 

      I'm A Believer

    • C. 

      Last Train To Clarksville

    • D. 

      Hey Hey We're The Monkees

  • 9. 
    In 1964, which Motown singer topped the Billboard singles chart with her hit "My Guy"?
    • A. 

      Martha Reeves

    • B. 

      Mary Wells

    • C. 

      Diana Ross

    • D. 

      Aretha Franklin

  • 10. 
    The Buckinghams had a number one with their song "Kind of a Drag".  From which city were they from?
    • A. 

      Los Angeles

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Miami

  • 11. 
    One of the biggest hits of all time spent a total of seven weeks at the top of the U.S. charts during December '68 - January '69.  It was a cover of a Motown tune which also had spent time in the Top 5 during 1967.  What song is it?
    • A. 

      Under The Boardwalk

    • B. 

      I Heard It Through The Grapevine

    • C. 

      Sittin' On The Dock of the Bay

    • D. 

      None of The Above

  • 12. 
    Which of these Elvis Presley songs NEVER made it to number one on the pop charts?
    • A. 

      It's Now Or Never

    • B. 

      Return To Sender

    • C. 

      Are You Lonesome Tonight

    • D. 

      Blue Suede Shoes

  • 13. 
    The Wonder Who were also known as:
    • A. 

      The Temptations

    • B. 

      The Four Tops

    • C. 

      The Monkees

    • D. 

      The Four Seasons

  • 14. 
    "So Much In Love" by the Tymes, hit number one in which year?
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1966

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