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Quiz: '50s and '60s Pop Music Trivia

The 1950s and '60s were a swell time for pop music. In fact, this golden age has never and probably never will be bettered. So, how much do you think you know about Elvis, the Beatles and the rest? Test your memory with this awesome trivia test!
 
 
 
Who sang the 1956 song "Long Tall Sally"?
Chuck Berry
Gene Vincent
Fats Domino
Little Richard
 
 
In the Teddy Bears' song 'To Know Him Is to Love Him' what do their friends say will happen?
He'll leave them one day alone and broken-hearted
There will come a day when they'll walk along side of him
They'll wise up and they'll leave him
Wikipedia
 
 
Who sang the 1957 song "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"?
Jerry Lee Lewis
Duane Eddy
Eddie Cochran
Conway Twitty
Wikipedia
 
 
In the Elvis Presely tune 'Return to Sender', how was the letter sent?
First Class
Airmail
Special Delivery
 
 
Who sang 'Diana' in 1957?
Paul Anka wrote the song 'Diana' for his former babysitter.
Frankie Avalon
Bobby Darin
Paul Anka
Neil Sedaka
 
 
Which song is the following line from? "Well you say you're gonna leave, you know it's a lie"
Bye, Bye Love
That'll Be The Day
Don't
Hard Headed Woman
 
 
Who was the song 'No Particular Place to Go' a big cruising hit for in 1964?
James Brown
Chuck Berry
Little Richard
Clyde McPhatter
 
 
At what time do the Everly Brothers ask their date to wake up in the song 'Wake Up, Little Susie'?
Midnight
1:00 AM
4:00 AM
 
 
Which singer is famous for the classic hit 'Runaround Sue'?
Fabian
Johnny Maestro
Dean Martin
Dion
 
 
What is Judy wearing when she and Johnny come walking through the door in Leslie Gore's song 'It's My Party'?
Johnny's letter jacket
Johnny's ring
Johnny's class pin
 
 
Who had a massive 1966 hit with the song 'Mustang Sally'?
Wilson Pickett
Otis Redding
Clarence Carter
Otis Day
Wikipedia
 
 
The Four Seasons had their first billboard number 1 hit with which 1962 song?
Sheila
Rag Doll
Dawn (Go Away)
Sherry
Wikipedia
 
 
Who did Neil Sedaka write the song 'Oh! Carol!' for?
Carol Lombard
Carole King
Carol (His wife)
 
 
In the Beatles song 'Eleanor Rigby who buried her?
Father McCarthy
Father McKenzie
Father McGinty
Wikipedia
 
 
What color people eater did Sheb Wooley sing about?
Purple
Red
Yellow
Black
Oops! You Got Low Scores
Okay, so you didn’t get many right this time, but not to worry. Sure, you aren’t exactly an expert in who sang what and what they were singing about. But at the end of the day this doesn’t matter all that much. So long as you can look back on the past with a cheerful attitude. Better luck next time!
 
You Achieved Good Scores!
Good going. You did really well, and sure proved that you know your stuff when it comes to the great pop and rock and roll hits of yesteryear. There’s not much about the history of good music that you don’t remember as if it all happened yesterday. Well done!
 
Wow! You Achieved Terrific Scores!
What a stunning performance! Is there anything about the great old days of popular music you don’t remember as clearly as if they just happened? We think not. You’re the type of person who can always be put into a good mood by hearing their favorite old song. Congratulations!
 
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