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Famous Rock Musicians

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Famous Rock Musicians game quiz
"How well do you know the musicians that shaped rock and roll?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. This guitarist, originally named "Johnny," was born in 1942 in Seattle, Washington. He would go on to be arguably the greatest guitarist of all time, though he only lived to be twenty-seven. If I told you what band he was in, it would be way too obvious.
    Chuck Berry
    Jimmy Page
    Jimi Hendrix
    Angus Young

2. This drummer died young, at age 32 in 1978. He was known for his intense style of playing and destructive behavior. On the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour", he overloaded his drums with explosives. They went off at the end of the performance, leaving Pete Townshend with permanent hearing damage.
    Keith Moon
    Lars Ulrich
    John Bonham
    Ringo Starr

3. This singer, originally named Stephen Tallarico, was part of the band who made hits such as "Dream On" and "Sweet Emotion."
    Axl Rose
    Steven Tyler
    Jim Morrison
    Robert Plant

4. This frontman was knighted in 2003 for "services to popular music." His bandmate Keith Richards criticized the honor, though this singer suspected that Richards was actually a bit jealous.
    Roger Daltrey
    Mick Jagger

5. This guitarist started with The Yardbirds, then moved on to become the lead guitarist of arguably the greatest rock band of all-time. Every rock fan should know this man, who played with Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham.
    Angus Young
    George Harrison
    David Gilmour
    Jimmy Page

6. This Beatle was born in 1942, had a successful career after the band broke up, and played bass.
    Ringo Starr
    John Lennon
    George Harrison
    Paul McCartney

7. This singer began as a member of Black Sabbath, and also had a great solo career. He is one of the most famous men in rock and roll.
    Ozzy Osbourne
    James Hetfield
    Kurt Cobain

8. This lead singer led the singing of Lynyrd Skynyrd from its beginnings in 1964 to 1977, when a plane crash killed three of the band members. His brother Johnny took over in 1987 when the band reunited.
    Bon Scott
    Freddie Mercury
    Ronnie Van Zant
    Robert Plant

9. This punk rocker was the guitarist for The Ramones throughout their twenty-two years. He died in 2004.
    Dee Dee Ramone
    Joey Ramone
    Johnny Ramone
    Tommy Ramone

10. This guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen was ranked at seventh on Rolling Stone's best guitar solos list for "Eruption."
    Alex Van Halen
    The Edge
    Eddie Van Halen

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