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  There are 24 quizzes and 260 trivia questions in this category.
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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.
Average (15 qns)
maddogrick16
2013 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.
Average (15 qns)
fredsixties
2076 plays
3
Who Needs Singers?

Instrumental songs don't always lead the hit parade, but here are some that reached number one on the charts.
Average (10 qns)
CmdrK
384 plays
4
Instrumental Music- Who Needs Lyrics?

These days, most songs have lyrics, however a small but significant number have no need for singers. Here are just a few of them.
Average (10 qns)
ozzz2002
288 plays
5
Piano Instrumental Hits

Many great instrumental songs have featured the piano. This is a quiz about some of them.
Average (10 qns)
shanteyman
375 plays
6
Did You Forget the Lyrics?

This quiz covers a selection of instrumental hits - no words appeared in the versions included, although some did have lyrics added and became hits again. Note - some UK bias.
Average (10 qns)
rossian
303 plays
7
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
Average (10 qns)
shipyardbernie
456 plays
8
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.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1011 plays
9
Instrumental Hits from the '60s and '70s

The 1960s and the 1970s were chock-full of great instrumentals; these are some of my favorites. Good luck and enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
bruins1956
Jul 22 16
528 plays
10
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.)
Average (10 qns)
shipyardbernie
675 plays
11
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)
Average (10 qns)
shipyardbernie
528 plays
12
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)
Average (10 qns)
shipyardbernie
696 plays
13
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 qns)
maddogrick16
1041 plays
14
Obscure Sixties Top Forty Instrumentals

This quiz involves instrumental singles that were actually on the US Top Forty in the sixties.
Average (10 qns)
shanteyman
1335 plays
15
Instrumental hits of the Fifties and Sixties

Instrumentals were an integral part of early rock 'n' roll. Many a young man practiced in front of a mirror with a broomstick to Dick Dale or Hank Marvin. The chart reference sources used are explained at the end of the quiz.
Average (10 qns)
Desimac
Oct 17 16
339 plays
16
Songs Without Words

Instrumentals have changed through the decades. Can you correctly match the hit to whoever made it famous?
Average (10 qns)
nyirene330
393 plays
17
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.
Average (10 qns)
nutmeglad
900 plays
18
Instrumental Hits in the UK

This quiz focuses on instrumental hits that reached the top of the UK charts.
Average (10 qns)
gme24
210 plays
19
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.
Tough (10 qns)
richicago
459 plays
20
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 qns)
RAgamer51
450 plays
21
Instrumental Songs and Artists 1959 - 1973

Match the songs and artists who performed them. One song is from 1959, five songs are from the later 1960s, and four songs are from the early 1970s.
Tough (10 qns)
feedyourhead
Jan 22 16
327 plays
22
No Lyrics--Just Coolness!

At the suggestion of my good friend nyirene330, herself a prolific quizzer here, I created this quiz which celebrates some of my favorite instrumental recordings. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Bob9491
Jul 16 16
306 plays
23
Unsung Songs

Match the musician to the correct instrumental hit.
Average (15 qns)
nyirene330
Jul 26 16
279 plays
24
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!
Average (10 qns)
mafekinggal
1620 plays
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