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1950 to1955 - Music, Music, Music

This is volume II of music from the early 1950s, what I like to call the "no era" era. I hope you enjoy the reminiscing and good luck!
Average (15 qns)
maddogrick16
Sep 06 05
5283 plays
2
Oldies 1150, Big 500 Countdown Part 6

Every year my local oldies radio station (CKOC in Hamilton, Ontario) compiles a countdown of the top 500 oldies, based on listeners' votes. Here is a sampling of some of the songs from the '50s that made the 2004 list (not counted down in order).
Easy (10 qns)
skunkee
Feb 08 05
4677 plays
3
Song Lyrics From The 1950s

You'll be asked to either identify the artist or the song title of these songs back in the days when you could "really" sing along. If this is well received, I'll do more!
Average (20 qns)
maddogrick16
Feb 22 04
3906 plays
4
Number 1 Billboard Hits 1950 - 1959

I'll give you lyrics from ten songs that were number one hits according to the US Billboard Hot 100. You do the rest.
Average (10 qns)
suzi_greer
Sep 07 09
1644 plays
5
Hits of the late 1950s

I will give you the title of a song and you tell me which singer or group sang it. Good luck!
Average (15 qns)
Velvet_Rain
Dec 28 06
5550 plays
6
1950 to 1955 - the "No Era" era

The big band era ended in the late 40's. The rock era began in 1955. What filled up the vacuum? Some mighty fine vocals and instrumentals! Let's reminisce a bit and have some fun.
Average (15 qns)
maddogrick16
Mar 06 04
3963 plays
7
Sing Me '50s Rock and Roll Volume 2

Because I love '50s music so much, here is a second helping of the fabulous Rock and Roll music of the '50s. Can you Sing Me '50s Rock and Roll Volume 2? All you need to do is match the songs with the artists. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
wenray
Jul 30 12
897 plays
8
Lyrics From The 50s - Final Instalment!

I started this series with 20 questions and I'll end the same way. Enjoy the reminiscing!
Average (20 qns)
maddogrick16
Mar 03 04
4581 plays
9
Whose Line Was It Anyway? US Number One Hits 1955

Big changes in music this decade, Crooners, Rock'n'Roll, Comedy and Instrumentals to name but a few music styles. Can you name the artists that had or the songs that were US number one hits in 1955?
Average (10 qns)
shipyardbernie
Oct 09 10
774 plays
10
Lyrics From the 50s - IV

More 50s lyrics.
Average (10 qns)
maddogrick16
Mar 01 04
3894 plays
11
Number One Hits, 1955-1959

Between 1955 and 1959, the Billboard Top 40 Pop Singles lists 88 songs that reached Number One. This quiz is about the ONLY Number One songs (ever) for ten artists. How many can you identify?
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Mar 10 16
471 plays
12
Pop Music Hits: 1955-1959

Here is a quiz on some of the early hit songs of rock and roll music. Good luck and have fun.
Average (10 qns)
mrgrouchy
Jun 16 10
1383 plays
13
The Sheet Music Chart

Before November 1952 Britain did not have a record sales chart. The hit parade was based on a sheet music sales chart broadcast by Radio Luxembourg.
Average (10 qns)
Christinap
Nov 10 11
300 plays
14
Lyrics From The 50s - V

Keep those 45s dust free!
Average (10 qns)
maddogrick16
Mar 02 04
3843 plays
15
Songs and Singers of the 1950s UK Charts

It was in the 1950s that record charts began to take over from the music sheet sales as the indicator of the top selling singles. Can you remember any of these songs and artists?
Difficult (15 qns)
Big-Al1st
Mar 07 07
1080 plays
16
Sing Me '50s Rock and Roll

The 1950s produced some of the greatest rock and roll songs ever. It was very hard to select ten songs for this quiz, so I have picked rock and roll songs that I like best. All you need to do is tell me who had these hits. Good luck.
Easy (10 qns)
wenray
Dec 24 11
1242 plays
17
Whose Line Was It Anyway? UK Number One Hits 1955

Big changes in music this decade, Crooners, Rock'n'Roll, Comedy and Instrumentals to name but a few music styles. Can you name the artists that had or the songs that were UK number one hits in 1955.
Average (10 qns)
shipyardbernie
May 28 10
495 plays
18
Hits of the 1950s

A question about a hit from each year of the 1950s.
Average (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
Dec 05 15
876 plays
19
Lyrics From The 50's - II

A few more '50s lyrics questions - by popular demand!
Average (10 qns)
maddogrick16
Feb 23 04
2952 plays
20
Vintage 1950s Rock and Roll Groups

For this easy quiz, you only need to match a rock group from the 1950s with its lead singer.
Easy (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Aug 18 15
660 plays
21
1950s Music : Part 1

Think you know a lot about the 50s? If so, then this is the quiz for you. GOOD LUCK! HAVE FUN!
Tough (10 qns)
ALXZANDER
Jan 23 01
3531 plays
22
Lyrics From The 50s - III

Sing along with me... more lyrics from the 1950's!
Average (10 qns)
maddogrick16
Feb 23 04
1959 plays
23
Memories

Memories of singers and songs from the '50's.
Average (10 qns)
silver951
Sep 12 02
5076 plays
24
Lyrics of the 50s

"Roll Over Beethoven, tell Tchaikovsky the news." Is there a greater lyric in the history of rock and roll? No, but here are some 50s lyrics that come close.
Difficult (10 qns)
matriplex
Jan 21 07
1458 plays
25
Torch Songs

A torch song is a sentimental love song, typically one in which the singer laments an unrequited or lost love. These torch songs are from the 1950s and 60s - can you identify the singer of these torch songs?
Tough (10 qns)
flossy50
Apr 20 07
816 plays
26
Voices from the 50s

Here's a look at some songs and singers from the fifties. Some rock, some not.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
Sep 27 04
3456 plays
27
1950s Rock'n'Roll

If you thought my rockabilly quiz was difficult, try this.
Difficult (10 qns)
procrastinador
Nov 17 08
1416 plays
28
50s Deja Vu

A lot of songs that we all loved in the 60s were recorded in the 50s. And we thought they were all original!
Tough (10 qns)
mafekinggal
Mar 14 01
3096 plays
29
Oldies Music for Beginners

Here is a quiz that deals with some real oldies. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
paulisnotdead
Jan 11 07
3264 plays
30
Jukebox Hits 1

Here are songs from the 50s and 60s. See if you can match them to the artist who performed them. Put a quarter in...and let the fun begin! (Let me know if you like this quiz - there could be more!)
Average (10 qns)
Mimi_S
Jul 27 02
3405 plays
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