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1 Instrumental Hits - 1955 to 1964
Music makes the world go round, so someone said. Lyrics are critical for songs but the right combination of musical notes can stand on their own and we happily hum along. Let's consider all the great instrumental hits from 1955 to 1964.
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15 Q
maddogrick16
Mar 06 05
1911 plays
2 We Don't Need A Singer Vol. 1
All these songs made the U.S. Billboard charts without the benefit of words. See how many of the artists you can remember who had these instrumental hits. They range from the 50s through the 70s. Good luck.
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15 Q
fredsixties
Mar 07 09
1872 plays
3 1950s and '60s Instrumental Hits [Vol. 4]
There were many instrumental soloists and groups in the '50s and '60s. Do you know these songs without words? Here is Vol.4 for your pleasure. UK chart:The Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart:The Joel Whitburn book of Billboard Top Pop Singles
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10 Q
shipyardbernie
Apr 25 11
408 plays
4 Piano Instrumental Hits
Many great instrumental songs have featured the piano. This is a quiz about some of them.
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10 Q
shanteyman
Dec 31 12
312 plays
5 We Don't Need A Singer Vol. 2
All these songs made the U.S. Billboard charts without the benefit of words. See how many of the artists you can remember who had these instrumental hits. They range from the 60s through the 80s. Good luck.
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10 Q
fredsixties
Mar 17 09
837 plays
6 1950s and '60s Instrumental Hits [Vol. 1]
Songs without words, instrumentals were very popular in the '50s and '60s. Here are just a few of them. (UK chart positions, the Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart positions, the Joel Whitburn book of Top Pop Singles 1955-2002.)
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10 Q
shipyardbernie
Sep 02 09
636 plays
7 1950s and '60s Instrumental Hits [Vol. 3]
Songs without words, instrumentals were very popular in the '50s and '60s. Here are just a few more of them. (UK chart positions, the Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart positions, the Joel Whitburn book of Billboard Top Pop Singles 1955-2002)
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10 Q
shipyardbernie
Mar 24 10
504 plays
8 1950s and '60s Instrumental Hits [Vol. 2]
Songs without words, instrumentals were very popular in the '50s and '60s. Here are just a few of them. (UK chart positions, the Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart positions, the Joel Whitburn book of Top Pop Singles 1955-2002)
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10 Q
shipyardbernie
Dec 30 09
660 plays
9 Obscure Sixties Top Forty Instrumentals
This quiz involves instrumental singles that were actually on the US Top Forty in the sixties.
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10 Q
shanteyman
Feb 24 10
1056 plays
10 The Instrumental Pop Song
There was a time when instrumentals were chart toppers. Can you remember them? Be forewarned. By the nature of the genre, most of these questions will focus on the 1950s and 1960s! Hope it brings back memories!
Tough
15 Q
maddogrick16
Feb 10 04
1005 plays
11 Only Instrumentals
Whatever happened to the rock and roll instrumental? Duane Eddy, the Ventures, Dick Dale - these folks had lots of hits in the early days of rock. Dust off those old 45s to name the performers of the following instrumental classics.
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10 Q
nutmeglad
May 11 04
870 plays
12 Rock Hit Instrumentals From The Sixties
All of the following instrumentals were top U.S. 100 Billboard Hits in the 50s and 60s. Warning: Don't play if you aren't a serious record afficionado.
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10 Q
richicago
Oct 01 09
432 plays
13 They Were Very Instrumental
I guess because I played in the band all through high school I developed a healthy interest in instrumental music. See how much you know about these instrumental songs and artists.
Tough
10 Q
RAgamer51
Aug 09 12
426 plays
14 Instrumental Hits
These instrumental hits might be a little more difficult as who pays attention to the band? If a person's name is given, you can assume he has an orchestra or band with him!
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10 Q
mafekinggal
Nov 28 00
1512 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:24 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Who played 'Cast Your Fate to the Wind'?
* Who played 'Love is Blue'?
* Who played 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'?
* In 1958, a band from L.A. rose from obscurity to record a #1 hit that topped the charts for five weeks. The title of The Champs' song referred to what might have been their favorite beverage. What was it?
* As noted in the preamble, instrumentals haven't been a major force on the music charts for several years. Considering the 1980-1999 period, in what year did an instrumental last hit the top of the Billboard charts?


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