Rock And Roll

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Rock And Roll

See how much you know about this rebellious style of music that broke a lot of rules in the music business.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who accidentally named Rock and Roll ?
    • A. 

      Buddy Holly

    • B. 

      Alan Freed

    • C. 

      Elvis Presley

    • D. 

      Mr. Trask

  • 2. 
    What city is said to be the birthplace of Rock and Roll ?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Memphis

    • D. 

      New Orleans

  • 3. 
    What was the most important instrument in Rock and Roll ?
    • A. 

      Electric Piano

    • B. 

      Electric Organ

    • C. 

      Electric guitar

  • 4. 
    What was the name of Buddy Holly's band ?
    • A. 

      The Beatles

    • B. 

      The Crickets

    • C. 

      The Comets

  • 5. 
    Why was Buddy Holly's apperance at the Apollo theater in Harlem so unusual ?
    • A. 

      No Rock and Roll music was ever played there

    • B. 

      No bands from Texas ever played there

    • C. 

      No white musicians ever played there

  • 6. 
    Chuck Berry Played the
    • A. 

      Saxophone

    • B. 

      Piano

    • C. 

      Electric Guitar

    • D. 

      None , he just sang

  • 7. 
    When Jerry Lee Lewis played the piano he sometimes used___________ which was very unusual.
    • A. 

      His nose

    • B. 

      His feet

    • C. 

      A hammer

  • 8. 
    One of Fat's Domino's famous songs was
    • A. 

      Strawberry Jam

    • B. 

      Blackberry Pie

    • C. 

      Blueberry Hill

  • 9. 
    Rock and Roll is made up of Rhythm and Blues, Country , and ________________ music.
    • A. 

      Jazz

    • B. 

      Classical

    • C. 

      Gospel

    • D. 

      Hip Hop

  • 10. 
    The song "____________________"  was said to be the first Rock and Roll song.
    • A. 

      Rocket Man

    • B. 

      Rocket 88

    • C. 

      Rockin' Hot Rod

    • D. 

      Rock around the Clock

  • 11. 
    Elvis and his manager ____________
    • A. 

      Increased the number times you could be on TV

    • B. 

      Increased the amount of money musicians got paid

    • C. 

      Changed who was in charge in the recording studio

  • 12. 
    Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed in a
    • A. 

      Car accident

    • B. 

      Plane crash

    • C. 

      Hotel fire

  • 13. 
    One famous song by Buddy holly was
    • A. 

      Cindy Lou

    • B. 

      Peggy Sue

    • C. 

      Suzie Q

    • D. 

      Mary Lou

  • 14. 
    The song that was written by Don McLean about the death of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper was called_____________________
    • A. 

      Apple Pie

    • B. 

      American Pie

    • C. 

      Rock and Roll's Saddest Day