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Match Song to Artist - US Top 15 of 1960 Quiz

These are the US Top 15 songs in order for 1960 according to Billboard Magazine. Match each song with its artist.

A matching quiz by jcmttt. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Match Quiz
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Avg Score
13 / 15
Last 3 plays: Guest 2 (15/15), Guest 24 (15/15), chantellace (15/15).
Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. "Theme from A Summer Place"   
Percy Faith
2. "He'll Have to Go"   
Chubby Checker
3. "Cathy's Clown"   
Elvis Presley
4. "Running Bear"   
Jimmy Jones
5. "Teen Angel"   
The Brothers Four
6. "I'm Sorry"   
Bobby Rydell
7. "It's Now or Never"   
Elvis Presley
8. "Handy Man"   
Mark Dinning
9. "Stuck on You"   
Marty Robbins
10. "The Twist"   
Brenda Lee
11. "Everybody's Somebody's Fool"   
Jack Scott
12. "Wild One"   
Johnny Preston
13. "Greenfields"   
Connie Francis
14. "What in the World's Come Over You"   
The Everly Brothers
15. "El Paso"   
Jim Reeves

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. "Theme from A Summer Place"

Answer: Percy Faith

"Theme from A Summer Place" with lyrics by Mack Discant and music by Max Steiner was written for the 1959 film "A Summer Place". Also known as the "Molly and Johnny Theme", it was orchestrated by Murray Cutter and is not the main title theme, but a secondary love theme for the characters played by Sandra Dee and Troy Donahue.
2. "He'll Have to Go"

Answer: Jim Reeves

"He'll Have to Go" was an American country and pop hit written by husband and wife, Joe and Audrey Allison. Jim Reeves recorded the song after listening to the original by singer Billy Brown. When Brown's version attracted little attention, Reeves felt free to launch a recording of his own.
3. "Cathy's Clown"

Answer: The Everly Brothers

"Cathy's Clown" was written by Don Everly and recorded by The Everly Brothers. The song was a worldwide hit and the best-selling single of the Everly Brothers career. Due to its influence on popular music, the song was added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress in 2013.
4. "Running Bear"

Answer: Johnny Preston

"Running Bear" was written by Jiles Perry Richardson (a.k.a. The Big Bopper). Richardson was a friend of Johnny Preston and offered "Running Bear" to him for recording. The saxophone was played by Link Davis.
5. "Teen Angel"

Answer: Mark Dinning

"Teen Angel" was written by Jean Dinning (1924-2011) and her husband, Red Surrey. "Teen Angel" and the two prior number ones on the Hot 100, "El Paso" by Marty Robbins and "Running Bear" by Johnny Preston, marked the third consecutive pop hit in which someone dies tragically.
6. "I'm Sorry"

Answer: Brenda Lee

"I'm Sorry" was sung by 15-year-old American singer Brenda Lee. It was written by Dub Allbritten and Ronnie Self. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in July. It is considered the pop star's signature song.
7. "It's Now or Never"

Answer: Elvis Presley

"It's Now or Never" is Elvis Presley's best-selling single (20 million copies), and one of the best-selling singles of all time. It is based on the Italian song "'O Sole Mio" (music by Eduardo di Capua) with English lyrics by Aaron Schroeder and Wally Gold.
8. "Handy Man"

Answer: Jimmy Jones

"Handy Man" was written by singer Jimmy Jones and songwriter Otis Blackwell. Blackwell also provided the whistling, which is heard throughout the whole song.
9. "Stuck on You"

Answer: Elvis Presley

"Stuck on You" was Elvis Presley's first hit single after his service in the US Army. It reached number one in the US. The song was written by Aaron Schroeder and J. Leslie McFarland.
10. "The Twist"

Answer: Chubby Checker

"The Twist" was written by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters. Chubby Checker's version of the song gave birth to the Twist dance craze.
11. "Everybody's Somebody's Fool"

Answer: Connie Francis

"Everybody's Somebody's Fool" was written by Jack Keller and Howard Greenfield. A German version, "Die Liebe ist ein Seltsames Spiel", was the first German single recorded by Connie Francis. It reached number one on the singles chart in 1960 in West Germany.
12. "Wild One"

Answer: Bobby Rydell

"Wild One" was written by Dave Appell, Kal Mann, and Bernie Lowe. The song was a hit for Rydell, spending 16 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaking at number two. "Wild One" went to number seven in the United Kingdom and number eleven in Australia.
13. "Greenfields"

Answer: The Brothers Four

"Greenfields" was written by Terry Gilkyson, Frank Miller and Richard Dehr. This was the second single for "The Brothers Four". It was released in January 1960, hit number two on the pop charts, sold over a million copies and was awarded a gold record by the RIAA.
14. "What in the World's Come Over You"

Answer: Jack Scott

"What in the World's Come Over You" was written and performed by Jack Scott. It reached number vie on the U.S. pop chart, number two in Australia and number eleven on the UK Singles Chart.
15. "El Paso"

Answer: Marty Robbins

"El Paso" was written and originally recorded by Marty Robbins. It is regarded as Robbins' best-known song and won the Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording in 1961.
Source: Author jcmttt

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