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  There are 24 quizzes and 305 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: Standards - Great American Songbook - Mixed Questions

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category Berlin, Irving category Gershwin Brothers
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The Great American Songbook

Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwin Brothers... it was composers and lyricists like these who created the Great American Songbook and it's artists like Rod Stewart, Diana Krall and Michael Buble who are keeping it alive and current.
Average (10 qns)
504 plays
More of the Great American Songbook

More classics from the Great American Songbook and if you have Rod Stewart's collection of the same name, Volumes 1 through 4, you're way ahead of the game. All these songs were featured on those albums.
Average (10 qns)
372 plays
Yet More Lyrics to Jazz Standards

"Lift up your hearts and sing me a song that was a hit before your mother was born..." Part four in a series with a smoky saxophone soundtrack.
Average (20 qns)
534 plays
Lyrics to More Jazz Standards

You know that you've heard Ella, Billie, and Louis sing these words. Just complete the lyric.
Average (25 qns)
1731 plays
Lyrics to Even More Jazz Standards

"I like a Gershwin tune, how about you?" Some Gershwin tunes here, plus Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer...
Average (25 qns)
1452 plays
Mature Applicants Only

I need a new DJ for my oldies radio station and they must be old enough to know something about the music they're playing. If you can pass the test you may be in line for the job.
Average (10 qns)
1035 plays
Lyrics to Jazz Standards

They sure don't write 'em like they used to! These are all really well known songs, so the quiz should be easy. Just complete the lyric.
Tough (25 qns)
1734 plays
Music Americana

Some classic songs of American origin. Some older; some newer. Some not totally impossible, but all interesting.
Average (10 qns)
1068 plays
Who Wrote the Lyrics to That Great Song?

Lately I've started asking myself that question, so I'll ask you too. This quiz covers lyrics to standards in English written roughly between 1920-1950.
Tough (10 qns)
438 plays
Classic Popular Music 1940s-1960s

These classics from the 40s, 50s and 60s still have a timelessness about them. Hope you enjoy the memories! If you've never heard them, look them up online; you might find some that you like, too.
Average (10 qns)
801 plays
Oldies Music... And I Mean Really Oldies!

This quiz is a sort of follow-up to my "Music Americana". (Likely there will be more, in time.)
Average (10 qns)
960 plays
The Last GASP

The Great American Songbook plus a few nominees outside the box.
Average (15 qns)
Jul 21 16
144 plays
Classic Songs from Ziegfeld Shows

During the first third of the 20th century most American songs came out of New York. New York meant Broadway and Broadway meant the great producer Florenz Ziegfeld. Here's a quiz about some great songs from his shows.
Average (10 qns)
252 plays
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

This American Song Book classic has been covered by many vocalists and musicians, proving that you can't keep a good song down.
Tough (10 qns)
447 plays
Great American Songbook Plus (GASP)

It's all about songs and songwriters in the "Great American Songbook" (GAS). It consists of songs from 1920s to the beginning of Rock. "Plus" refers to stretching the envelope of the classical GAS, with bias, to include other songs.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 06 16
321 plays
The Great American Songbook (GAS)

GAS, the early years. Most of the songs herein had staying power, turning up decades later primarily in the mom and pop culture. Bonne chance!
Average (10 qns)
Aug 30 16
276 plays
My Baby Left Me: Jazz Edition

A fair number of songs can be boiled down to the lament, "My baby left me." How many of the following Jazz and Pop standards to this effect do you know?
Tough (10 qns)
213 plays
Which Great American Song

This time the lyrics I provide are from the main body of the song. Choose the correct "Great American Song"
Difficult (10 qns)
738 plays
The Great American Songbook

While Pop Music is linked to the performer the songs in Great American Songbook tend to be identified with the writer. Link each song with Porter, Berlin, Gershwin or Rodgers. Hopefully this will be more accessible than my Keep On Singing quizzes.
Difficult (10 qns)
723 plays
Tea For Two

Tea drinking, the most English of traditions, was hi-jacked by our American cousins for this song. So I, an Englishwoman, have written a quiz on it!
Average (10 qns)
330 plays
Great American Songbook Plus (GASP) #2

Twelve questions on the "Great American Songbook" (GAS) plus three of my nominees. The "Plus" refers to stretching the envelope of the classical GAS, with bias, to include other worthy songs.
Average (15 qns)
Jun 19 16
174 plays
Classic Songs From Classic Singers (Not Rock)

Classic Songs From Classic Singers.
Average (10 qns)
1338 plays
Covers by Sinatra

Frank Sinatra introduced many famous songs. They include "All the Way" and "High Hopes," which both won Academy Awards. But he wasn't always the first to sing a song. Do you know who introduced these?
Very Difficult (10 qns)
249 plays
Tough Famous Theme Songs of Old

Name the artist who is best known for performing these songs.
Difficult (10 qns)
1284 plays
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