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Doo Wop / Oldies Quiz

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Jazzdogg, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. Jazzdogg

    Jazzdogg Less barking, more wagging!

    Jul 29, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Answer thirty questions and see how you score as an 'Oldies Fan.' (answers at bottom):

    1. When did 'Little Suzie' finally wake up?
    (a) The movie's over, it's 2 o'clock
    (b) The movie's over, it's 3 o'clock
    (c) The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock

    2. 'Rock Around The Clock' was used in what movie?
    (a) Rebel Without A Cause
    (b) Blackboard Jungle
    (c) The Wild Ones

    3. What's missing from a Rock & Roll standpoint?
    Earth _____
    (a) Angel
    (b) Mother
    (c) Worm

    4. 'I found my thrill . . .' where?
    (a) Kansas City
    (b) Heartbreak Hotel
    (c) Blueberry Hill

    5. 'Please turn on your magic beam, _____ _____ bring me a dream,:
    (a) Mr. Sandman
    (b) Earth Angel
    (c) Dream Lover

    6. For which label did Elvis Presley first record?
    (a) Atlantic
    (b) RCA
    (c) Sun

    7. He asked, 'Why's everybody always pickin' on me?' Who was he?
    (a) Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
    (b) Charlie Brown
    (c) Buster Brown

    8. Bobby Darin's 'Mack The Knife,' the one with the knife, was named:
    (a) MacHeath
    (b) MacCloud
    (c) MacNamara

    9. Name the song with ''A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom.'
    (a) Good Golly, Miss Molly
    (b) Be-Bop-A-Lula
    (c) Tutti Fruitti

    10. Who is generally given credit for originating the term 'Rock And Roll'?
    (a) Dick Clark
    (b) Wolfman Jack
    (c) Alan Freed

    11. In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher:
    (a) Little Richard
    (b) Frankie Lymon
    (c) Tony Orlando

    12. Paul Anka's 'Puppy Love' is written to what star?
    (a) Brenda Lee
    (b) Connie Francis
    (c) Annette Funicello

    13. The Everly Brothers are . . ...
    (a) Pete and Dick
    (b) Don and Phil
    (c) Bob and Bill

    14. The Big Bopper's real name was:
    (a) Jiles P.20Richardson
    (b) Roy Harold Scherer Jr.
    (c) Marion Michael Morrison

    15. In 1959, Berry Gordy, Jr., started a small record company called...
    (a) Decca
    (b) Cameo
    (c) Motown

    16. Edd Brynes had a hit with 'Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb'.
    'What TV show was he on?
    (a) 77 Sunset Strip
    (b) Hawaiian Eye
    (c) Surfside Six

    17. In 1960 Bobby Darin married:
    (a) Carol Lynley
    (b) Sandra Dee
    (c) Natalie Wood

    18. They were a one hit wonder with 'Book Of Love':
    (a ) The Penguins
    (b) The Monotones
    (c) The Moonglows

    19. The Everly Brothers sang a song called 'Till I ________ You.'
    (a) Loved
    (b) Kissed
    (c) Met

    20. Chuck Berry sang 'Oh, ___________, why can't you be true?'
    (a) Suzie Q
    (b) Peggy Sue
    (c) Maybelline

    21. 'Wooly _______'
    (a) Mammouth
    (b) Bully
    (c) Pully

    22. 'I'm like a one-eyed cat . .
    (a) can't go into town no more
    (b) sleepin' on a cold hard floor
    (c) peepin' in a seafood store

    23. 'Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do . . ....'
    (a) cause there ain't no answer for a life without booze
    (b) cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
    (c) cause my car's gassed up and I'm ready to cruise

    24. 'They often call me Speedo, but my real name is . . ....'
    (a) Mr. Earl
    (b) Jackie Pearl
    (c) Milton Berle

    25. 'You're my Fanny and nobody else's . . .....'
    (a) girl
    (b) butt
    (c) love

    26. 'I want you to play with my . . . '
    (a) heart
    (b) dreams
    (c) ding a ling

    27. 'Be Bop A Lula . . ..'
    (a) she's got the rabies
    (b) she's my baby.
    (c) she loves me, maybe

    28. 'Fine Love, Fine Kissing ... . ...'
    (a) right here
    (b) fifty cents
    (c) just for you

    29.. 'He wore black denim trousers and . . ...'
    (a) a pink carnation
    (b) pink leotards
    (c) motorcycle boots

    30.. 'I got a gal named . . .'
    (a) Jenny Zamboni
    (b) Gerri Mahoney
    (c) Boney Maroney


    1 (c) The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock
    2. (b) Blackboard Jungle
    3. (a) Angel
    4. (c) Blueberry Hill
    5. (a) Mr. Sandman
    6. (c) Sun
    7. (b) Charlie Brown
    8. (a) Mac Heath
    9. (c) Tutti Fruitti
    10. (c) Alan Freed
    11. (a) Little Richard
    12. (c) Annette Funicello
    13. (b) Don and Phil
    14.. (a) Jiles P. Richardson
    15. (c) Motown
    16. (a) 77 Sunset Strip
    17. (b) Sandra Dee
    18. (b) The Monotones
    19. (b) Kissed
    20. (c) Maybelline
    21. (b) Bully
    22. (c) peepin' in a seafood store
    23. (b) cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
    24. (a) Mr. Earl
    25. (b) butt
    26. (c) ding a ling
    27. (b) she's my baby
    28. (a) right here
    29. (c) motorcycle boots
    30. (c) Boney Maroney
  2. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    I got 19/30

    fyi, I was born in 1984
  3. 27/30 not to bad for an old southern boy.
  4. Ben B

    Ben B Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    I got 23/30. I was born after most (if not all) of this stuff, so, I think I did pretty well.

  5. b_carville


    Jun 26, 2008
    I got them all except the Mack the Knife one.(I wasn't thinking)

    I SHOULD have aced it!

    I've been selling records (not cd's,vinyl) for years!
  6. Rick Auricchio

    Rick Auricchio Registered Bass Offender

    About 26 for me.
  7. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    I only missed 3, but I'm old. I was around for the originals... :crying:
  8. Loel

    Loel Blazin' Acadian

    Oct 31, 2004
    23/30 :bag:
  9. JimmyM


    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    29/30. Missed #25. Never even heard of that one. Did a Google search on the lyric and got this quiz posted in a million places and no song ;) I say we throw that one out.

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