Quiz about What Is The Musical Connection VolII
Quiz about What Is The Musical Connection VolII

What Is The Musical Connection Vol.II Quiz


Find the word that connects the singers or groups in each question and connect them up. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles & Albums. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.

A matching quiz by shipyardbernie. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
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Quiz #
409,807
Updated
Aug 02 22
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QuestionsChoices
1. Tom Jones/Elton John/Duran Duran/   
Alcohol
2. The Lovin' Spoonful/Creedence Clearwater Revival/Madonna  
Bridges
3. Booker T & the MGs/The Beatles/Marvin Gaye  
Duets
4. Harpers Bizarre/Bobbie Gentry/Simon & Garfunkel  
Love
5. Thin Lizzy/Eagles/Rupert Holmes  
Animals
6. The Animals/The Police/A-HA  
Dance
7. The Shirelles/The Ronettes/The Supremes  
Onions
8. Chuck Berry/John Leyton/Shelley Fabares  
Rain
9. Ciff Richard/Del Shannon/The Beach Boys  
The Sun
10. Bonnie Tyler/Kate Bush/Bobbie Gentry  
Johnny






Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Tom Jones/Elton John/Duran Duran/

Answer: Animals

"Whats New Pussycat" was written by Burt Bacharach/Hal David. It peaked at number 11 on the UK Singles Chart for Tom Jones in 1965. It peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 the same year.

"Crocodile Rock" was written by Elton John/Bernie Taupin. It peaked at numnber five on the UK Singles Chart for Elton John in 1972. It was number one for three weeks on the billboard Hot 100 in 1973.

"Hungry Like The Wolf" was written by Duran Duran band members, Simon Le Bon/Nick Rhodes/Andy Taylor/John Taylor/Roger Taylor. It peaked at number five on the UK Singles Chart for Duran Duran in 1982. It peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1983.
2. The Lovin' Spoonful/Creedence Clearwater Revival/Madonna

Answer: Rain

"Rain On The Roof" was written by group member John Sebastian. It peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 for The Lovin' Spoonful in 1966. It did not enter the UK Singles Chart.

"Have You Ever Seen The Rain" was written by group member John Fogerty. It peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1971. It peaked at number 36 on the UK Singles Chart the same year.

"Rain" was written by Madonna/Shep Pettibone. It peaked at number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 for Madonna in 1993. It peaked at number seven on the UK Singles Chart the same year.
3. Booker T & the MGs/The Beatles/Marvin Gaye

Answer: Onions

"Green Onions was written by Booker T. Jones/Steve Cropper/Al Jackson Jr./Lewie Steinberg. It peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 for Booker T. & The MG'S in 1962. It peaked at number seven on the UK Singles Chart in 1979.

"Glass Onion" was written by John Lennon but credited to Lennon/McCartney. It was track three on side one of the double album "The Beatles" (The White Album). It was number one for eight weeks on the UK Album Chart in 1968/69 and spent 22 weeks on the chart. It was number one for nine weeks on the Billboard 200 also in 1968/69 and spent 215 weeks on the chart.

"The Onion Song" was written by Nickolas Ashford/Valerie Simpson. It peaked at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100 for Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell in 1970. It peaked at numnber nine on the UK Singles Chart in 1969. Valerie Simpson actually sang on the record because Tammi Terrell was ill with a brain tumur and died shortly before the record's release in the USA.
4. Harpers Bizarre/Bobbie Gentry/Simon & Garfunkel

Answer: Bridges

"The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" was written by Paul Simon. It peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 for Harpers Bizarre in 1967. It peaked at number 34 on the UK Singles Chart the same year.

"Ode To Billy Joe" was wrtten by Bobbie Gentry. It was number one for four weeks on the Billboard Hot for Bobbie Gentry in 1967. It peaked at number 13 on the UK Singles Chart the same year.

"Bridge Over Troubled Water" was written by Paul Simon. It was number one for six weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 for Simon & Garfunkel in 1970. It was number one for three weeks on the UK Singles Chart the same year.
5. Thin Lizzy/Eagles/Rupert Holmes

Answer: Alcohol

"Whiskey In The Jar" was written by an unknown person, possibly sometime in the 17th century. It peaked at number six on the UK Singles Chart for Thin Lizzy in 1973. It did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

"Tequila Sunrise" was written by Don Henley/Glenn Frey. It peaked at number 64 on the Billboard Hot 100 for The Eagles in 1973. It did not enter the UK Singles Chart.

"Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" was written by Rupert Holmes. It was number one for three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 for Rupert Holmes in 1979. It peaked at number 23 on the UK Singles Chart in 1980.
6. The Animals/The Police/A-HA

Answer: The Sun

"House Of The Rising Sun" was written by an unknown person, possibley in the 16th, 17th or 18th century. The country or origin is also unknown and could be England, France or America. It was number one for one week on the UK Singles Chart for The Animals in 1965. It was number one for three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 the same year.

"Invisible Sun" was written by Gordon Sumner (Sting). It peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart for The Police in 1982. It was not released as a single in the USA.

"The Sun Always Shines On T.V." was written by band member Paul Waaktaar. It was number one for two weeks on the UK Singles Chart for A-HA in 1986. It peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 the same year.
7. The Shirelles/The Ronettes/The Supremes

Answer: Love

"Will You Love Me Tomorrow" was written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King. It was number one for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 for The Shirelles in 1961. It peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart the same year.

"Baby, I Love You" was written by Phil Spector/Jeff Barry/Ellie Greenwich. It peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 for The Ronettes in 1964. It peaked at number 11 on the UK Singles Chart the same year.

"Baby Love" was written by Holland-Dozier-Holland. It was number one for four weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 for The Supremes in 1964. It was number one for two weeks on the UK Singles Chart the same year.
8. Chuck Berry/John Leyton/Shelley Fabares

Answer: Johnny

"Johnny B. Goode" was written by Chuck Berry. It peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 for Chuck Berry in 1958. It did not enter the UK Singles Chart.

"Johnny Remember Me" was written by Geoff Goddard. It was number one for four weeks on the UK Singles Chart for John Leyton in 1961. It did not chart on the Billboad Hot 100.

"Johnny Angel" was written by Lyn Duddy/Lee Pockriss. It was number one for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 for Shelley Fabares. It peaked at number 41 on the UK Singles Chart the same year.
9. Ciff Richard/Del Shannon/The Beach Boys

Answer: Dance

"Do You Want To Dance" was written by Bobby Freeman. It peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart as a double A-Side with "I'm Looking Out The Window" for Cliff Richard & The Shadows in 1962. It did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

"Do You Want To Dance" was written by Bobby Freeman. It peaked at number 43 on the Billboard Hot 100 for Del Shannon in 1964. It did not enter the UK Singles Chart.

"Do You Wanna Dance?" was written by Bobby Freeman. It peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 for The Beach Boys in 1965. It did not enter the UK Singles Chart.
10. Bonnie Tyler/Kate Bush/Bobbie Gentry

Answer: Duets

The three singers have all sung duets:

"A Rockin' Good Way" was written by Brook Benton/Clyde Otis/Luchi de Jesus. It peaked at number five on the UK Singles Chart for Shaky & Bonnie (Shakin' Stevens & Bonnie Tyler) in 1984. It did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

"Don't Give Up" was written by Peter Gabriel. It peaked at number nine on the UK Singles Chart for Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush in 1986. It peaked at number 72 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1987.

"All I Have To Do Is Dream" was written by Boudleaux Bryant. It peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100 for Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell in 1970. It peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart in 1969.
Source: Author shipyardbernie

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