Friday, October 22, 2021

1950s Music Trivia Questions and Answers

We have made the 1950s Music Trivia Questions and Answers for all of those who love listening to 50s music. These are 25 questions that are fun and tricky.

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Q1. Name the artist who made history by becoming the first African-American woman to win a Grammy Award.
Etta James
Ella Fitzgerald
Tina Turner
Billie Holiday

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Q2. __________ recorded the song "Your Cheatin' Heart".
Johnny Otis
Hank Williams
Bill Monroe
Jimmy Reed

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Q3. Name The Beatles' album that sold the most copies in Britain?
"Abbey Road"
"Help!"
"Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band"
"Let It Be"

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Q4. ________  is known for songs like "Crazy He Calls Me" and "Strange Fruit".
Billie Holiday
Ike Turner
B.B. King
Loretta Lynn

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Q5. "Godfather of Rhythm and Blues" is the title of?
Tony Bennett
Johnny Otis
Paul Anka
Elvis Presley

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Q6. "King of Swing" was the nickname of ______________.
Perry Como
Tony Bennett
Chuck Berry
Benny Goodman

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Q7. __________ was the name of the music group that Bill Monroe formed.
The Backroad Group
The Blue Grass Boys
The Beatles
The Pioneers

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Q8. Name the musician who was responsible for helping to create who we know as Tina Turner.
Ike Turner
Tennessee Ernie Ford
James Brown
B.B. King

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Q9. ___________ musician hosted a musical television show in the late '50s?
Billie Holiday
Loretta Lynn
Jimmy Reed
Perry Como

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Q10. _______ sung "The Wallflower".
Bing Crosby
Johnny Horton
Brenda Lee
Etta James

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Q11. ____________ artist created a song so iconic that it became an official state song.




Paul Anka
Nat King Cole
Ray Charles
Glen Campbell

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Q12. _________ song by Nat King Cole was later made into a duet by his daughter.




"Mona Lisa"
"To the Ends of the Earth"
"Star dust"
"Unforgettable"

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Q13. _________ artist recorded the song "Everybody Loves Somebody".
The Beatles
Elvis Presley
Dean Martin
Etta James

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Q14. Name the group that made music solely with their voices.




The Beatles
God Bless America
The Oak Ridge Boys
The Mills Brothers

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Q15. "Rhinestone Cowboy" was ______.
Bing Crosby
Johnny Cash
Glen Campbell
Jimmy Reed

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Q16. Johnny Cash not write which song?
"I Walk the Line"
"This Town"
"Ring of Fire"
"Get Rhythm"

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Q17. Name the hit Patsy Cline song earned her three standing ovations at the Grand Ole Opry.
"Walkin' After Midnight"
"Heartaches"
"Crazy"
"I Fall to Pieces"

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Q18. ____________ was Buddy Holly's only number one song.
"Raining in my Heart"
"Peggy Sue"
"Baby I Don't Care"
"That'll Be the Day"

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Q19. _______ song became an accidental hit for Tennessee Ernie Ford.
"Sixteen Tons"
"Mule Train"
"Riding A Raid"
"I'll Never Be Free"

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Q20. __________ wrote the theme song for the "Tonight Show with Johnny Carson".
Buddy Holly
Paul Anka
Fats Domino
Tony Bennett

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Q21. Name the artist who is said to have created the first song in the Rock N' Roll genre.
Miles Davis
Perry Como
Fats Domino
Carl Perkins

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Q22. The historical song "The Battle of New Orleans" was sung by?
Ike Turner
Etta James
Tony Bennett
Johnny Horton

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Q23. _________ artist had incredible guitar skills.
Ella Fitzpatrick
Miles Davis
B.B. King
Bing Crosby

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Q24.  "Rockin' Around the Clock" was sung by __________.
Tina Turner
Brenda Lee
Patsy Cline
Etta James

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Q25. _________ was on the "A" side of Roy Orbison's track "Yo te Amo Maria".
"You Got It"
"It's Over"
"Born on the Wind"
"Oh, Pretty Woman"

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1950S MUSIC TRIVIA QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

Our 1950s Music Trivia Questions and Answers will take you back to the music of the 50s.

WHAT IS THIS TRIVIA COMPOSED OF?

We have made this trivia by adding questions regarding music, melody, lyrics, and artists who were famous at that time.

WHY THIS TRIVIA?

The purpose of 1950s trivia is to have some fun and learn something about the old world of music. There are many legends from the old centuries whose music and songs are still popular among people.

Our 1950s music trivia questions and answers are a bit tricky but you will enjoy it for sure.