Quiz about 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die 3
Quiz about 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die 3

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die #3 Quiz

These are Robert Dimery's Listchallenges.com Top 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. Match the album to the correct singer. This list was made in 2016.

A matching quiz by Morganw2019. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Match Quiz
Quiz #
Nov 14 22
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Avg Score
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1. "Kind of Blue" 1959   
Muddy Waters
2. "Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs" 1959  
Beach Boys
3. "Time Out" 1959  
Jan and Dean
4. "Carnival of Sound" 2010  
Jimmy Smith
5. "Surfer Girl" 1963  
Andy Williams
6. "In the Wind" 1963  
Marty Robbins
7. "Days of Wine and Roses" 1963  
Dave Brubeck Quartet
8. "Back At the Chicken Shack" 1963  
Bill Evans
9. "At Newport 1960" 1960  
Miles Davis
10. "Sunday At the Village Vanguard" 1961  
Peter, Paul and Mary

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. "Kind of Blue" 1959

Answer: Miles Davis

"Kind of Blue" was recorded at Columbia's 30th Street Studio in New York City. In 2019 "Kind of Blue" was certified five times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Legendary saxophone player John Coltrane and Julian "Cannonball" Adderley played on the album.
2. "Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs" 1959

Answer: Marty Robbins

"Gunfighter Ballads" contained the songs "Big Iron" and "El Paso". In 2010 "Big Iron" was featured in the video game "Fallout: New Vegas". Sony America Milestones reissued "Gunfighter Ballads" and Willie Nelson's "Red Headed Stranger" and Johnny Cash "At Folsom Prison".
3. "Time Out" 1959

Answer: Dave Brubeck Quartet

"Time Out" peaked at number two on the Billboard's Pop Album Charts. It was the first jazz album to sell a million copies. The song "Take Five" was a top 40 single. Dave Brubeck didn't write any of the songs on "Time Out". "Kathy's Waltz" was inspired by Paul McCartney's "All My Loving".
4. "Carnival of Sound" 2010

Answer: Jan and Dean

"Carnival of Sound" was the last studio album Jan and Dean released. The Five Satins and The Coasters' "Yakety Yak" songs were covered on the album. The album was recorded in 1966-68 but wasn't released until 2010.
5. "Surfer Girl" 1963

Answer: Beach Boys

"Surfer Girl" was the first time Brian Wilson was given production credit. In the UK the album reached number 13 on the charts. In the US the album reached number seven. "Surfer Girl" was the third album released by The Beach Boys.
6. "In the Wind" 1963

Answer: Peter, Paul and Mary

The single from this album, "Blowin' In the Wind", sold 300,000 copies in the first week. "Blowin' In the Wind" and "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright" were both on the album and written by Bob Dylan. At the 1964 Grammy's "Blowin' In the Wind" won Best Folk and Best Performance by a vocal group.
7. "Days of Wine and Roses" 1963

Answer: Andy Williams

"Days of Wine and Roses" remained on the Billboard Top LP chart for 16 weeks. Andy's song "Can't Get Used to Losing You" from the album spent four weeks at number two. "Days of Wine and Roses" received a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year. Barbra Streisand won for "The Barbra Streisand Album".
8. "Back At the Chicken Shack" 1963

Answer: Jimmy Smith

"Back At the Chicken Shack" was recorded in 1960 but wasn't released until 1963. Jimmy recorded "Midnight Special" in the same session as "Back At the Chicken Shack". He wore the same red shirt on both album covers.
9. "At Newport 1960" 1960

Answer: Muddy Waters

"At Newport 1960" was recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival. Beginning in 1948 Muddy Waters had fifteen songs on the Billboard Rhythm and Blues charts. Muddy's debut album "The Best of Muddy Waters" contained twelve of his hits. On the cover of "At Newport 1960" Muddy was holding John Lee Hooker's guitar.
10. "Sunday At the Village Vanguard" 1961

Answer: Bill Evans

"Sunday At the Village Vanguard" is ranked as one of the best live jazz recordings of all time. Scott LaFaro of The Bill Evans Trio played bassist on the album, this was his last performance. He was killed in a car accident eleven days later. In 2005 Riverside Label issued "The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings", a three CD box set.
Source: Author Morganw2019

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