The New Yorker Classic Soul/R&b Quiz

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How well do you know your classic soul music and its history? ?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who wrote the song "I'm Every Woman"?
    • A. 

      Chaka Khan

    • B. 

      Peaches & Herb

    • C. 

      Ashford & Simpson

    • D. 

      Whitney Houston

    • E. 

      An Ally McBeal staff writer

  • 2. 
    Marvin Gaye was born in:
    • A. 

      Brooklyn, New York

    • B. 

      Olney, Maryland

    • C. 

      Detroit, Michigan

    • D. 

      Washington, D.C.

    • E. 

      Edison, New Jersey

  • 3. 
    Barry White's live orchestra was called:
  • 4. 
    Which song is NOT on Stevie Wonder's classic 1976 album "Songs In The Key of Life"?
    • A. 

      Sir Duke

    • B. 

      I Wish

    • C. 

      Isn't She Lovely

    • D. 

      Ribbon In The Sky

    • E. 

      Knocks Me Off My Feet

  • 5. 
    Eddie Kendricks co-founded which classic R&B group?
    • A. 

      The Temptations

    • B. 

      The Ohio Players

    • C. 

      The Four Tops

    • D. 

      The Spinners

    • E. 

      The O'Jays

  • 6. 
    Earth, Wind & Fire was formed in:
    • A. 

      New York, NY

    • B. 

      Detroit, MI

    • C. 

      Los Angeles, CA

    • D. 

      Nashville, TN

    • E. 

      Chicago, IL

  • 7. 
    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes saw their best years on the charts during the 70's with the addition of this member:
    • A. 

      Peabo Bryson

    • B. 

      Teddy Pendergrass

    • C. 

      Otis Redding

    • D. 

      Freddie Jackson

    • E. 

      Curtis Mayfield

  • 8. 
    The Hutchinson sisters made up this 70's all-girl group:
    • A. 

      The Emotions

    • B. 

      Klymaxx

    • C. 

      Expose

    • D. 

      The Weather Girls

    • E. 

      Mary Jane Girls

  • 9. 
    T-Neck Records was founded by this group in the mid 60's.
    • A. 

      The Temptations

    • B. 

      The Whispers

    • C. 

      The Isley Brothers

    • D. 

      Cameo

    • E. 

      The Chi-Lites

  • 10. 
    The 1978 mega-hit "I Will Survive" was written by:
    • A. 

      Peaches & Herb

    • B. 

      Gloria Gaynor

    • C. 

      Nick Asford & Valerie Simpson

    • D. 

      Freddie Perren and Dino Fekaris

    • E. 

      Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong

  • 11. 
    Earth, Wind & Fire's horn section is called:
    • A. 

      Seawind Horns

    • B. 

      Phoenix Horns

    • C. 

      New York City Horns

    • D. 

      The Memphis Horns

    • E. 

      The Uptown Horns

  • 12. 
    The bass player on Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" is:
    • A. 

      Louis Johnson

    • B. 

      Marcus Miller

    • C. 

      Stanley Clarke

    • D. 

      Larry Graham

    • E. 

      Victor Wooten

  • 13. 
    Paco, Rosco, Carlos DeJesus, Joe Causi and Al Bandiero were famous DJ's from this late 70's-early 80's- era disco station:
    • A. 

      107.5 WBLS

    • B. 

      98.7 KISS

    • C. 

      99X

    • D. 

      92 WKTU

    • E. 

      WPLJ

  • 14. 
    Known as the "Empress of Soul":
    • A. 

      Anita Baker

    • B. 

      Gladys Knight

    • C. 

      Patti Labelle

    • D. 

      Aretha Franklin

    • E. 

      Jennifer Holliday

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