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Totally Random Music Trivia, Part 2
Music Grab Bag
"This is part 2 of a 4 part quiz of totally random music trivia. From AC/DC to ZZ Top, covering genres of jazz, rock, and blues, we've got it all. Questions refer to specific song, album, and artist knowledge. Good luck."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Which of the following lyrics comes from a Blood Sweat and Tears song?
"I'm the friendly stranger in the black sedan, won't you hop inside my car"
"I do believe in you, and I know you belive in me, oh yeah"
"Did you find the directing sign on the straight and narrow highway"
"That's the kind of feeling that just won't quit, come on girl, now this is it"
Which soft drink used Madonna's song "Like A Prayer" for an ad campaign in 1989?
Which Byrds song do most interpreters believe is referenced in the Don McLean hit "American Pie"?
Where was James Taylor born?
Greenville, South Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Trenton, New Jersey
The Neil Young song "Southern Man" inspired a response from what southern rock band?
The Allman Brothers Band
Which former "Saturday Night Live" cast member played drums with Steely Dan members Donald Fagen and Walter Becker in a college band?
The band now known as "The Band" was playing clubs as The Hawks when what singer asked them to back him up on tour?
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Which U2 album got its title from a Mel Brooks movie?
Which Stevie Ray Vaughan album was released after his death?
The Sky Is Crying
At a New York concert in 1981, Chuck Berry punched one of the Rolling Stones who came backstage to meet him. Which one?
David Bowie changed his name when he was entering show business because his birth name was too similar to a name of someone in which band?
The Rolling Stones
The original members of Bad Company (Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Boz Burrell, and Simon Kirke) were in other bands before forming Bad Company. Which band is not a part of that list?
Mott the Hoople
Which Harry Belafonte song was not used in the movie "Beetlejuice"?
Jump In The Line (Shake Shake Senora)
Land Of The Sea And Sun
Man Smart, Woman Smarter
Sweetheart From Venezuela
Which No Doubt band member committed suicide in 1987?
Which film director is married to Heart singer Nancy Wilson?
Paul Thomas Anderson
When Jerry Garcia fell into a diabetic coma in 1986, who was the Grateful Dead on tour with?
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Which of the band's other songs is not referenced in The Steve Miller Band song "The Joker"?
Gangster Of Love
Livin' In The USA
"All Along The Watchtower" was made famous by Jimi Hendrix, but who originally wrote it?
(Two Words - first and last name, or just last)
Which member of Queen studied astronomy at Imperial College in London?
Which orchestra provided the backdrop for several songs on the Moody Blues album "Days Of Future Passed"?
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The London Metropolitan Orchestra
The London Symphony Orchestra
The London Festival Orchestra
Another concept album was The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," featuring many people on the cover. Which of the following historical figures was not on the cover?
Edgar Allan Poe
In the Velvet Underground song "I'm Waiting For The Man", who is "The Man"?
A heroin dealer
A gun smuggler
Jethro Tull won a Grammy for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for "Crest Of A Knave" in 1988 over heavily favored Metallica, though many felt that Tull didn't belong in that category. Which of the following bands was not nominated that year?
Guns N' Roses
When the Guess Who's first album was released, what was the band known as?
Chad Allen and the Expressions
The New Originals
Johnny and the Moondogs
Which Steppenwolf song can be found on the soundtrack of the 1969 movie "Easy Rider"?
Magic Carpet Ride
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