Doo Wop Oldies Quiz

Krazy Kruizers

Holland America Specialist
#1
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Take the quiz and see how you score as a true ''Oldies Fan.''
Write down your answers and check them against the answers at the end.

Doo Wop Oldies Quiz


1. When did ''Little Suzie'' finally wake up?
(a) The movie's over, it's 2 o'clock
(b) The movie's over, it's 3 o'clock
(c) The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock

2.
''Rock Around The Clock'' was used in what movie?
(a) Rebel Without A Cause
(b) Blackboard Jungle
(c) The Wild Ones

3.
What's missing from a Rock & Roll standpoint? Earth _____
(a) Angel
(b) Mother
(c) Worm

4.
''I found my thrill . . .'' where?
(a) Kansas City
(b) Heartbreak Hotel
(c) Blueberry Hill

5.
''Please turn on your magic beam,__________ bring me a dream,'':
(a) Mr. Sandman
(b) Earth Angel
(c) Dream Lover

6.
For which label did Elvis Presley first record?
(a) Atlantic
(b) RCA
(c) Sun

7..
He asked, ''Why's everybody always pickin' on me?'' Who was he?
(a) Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
(b) Charlie Brown
(c) Buster Brown

8.
In Bobby Darin's ''Mack The Knife,'' the one with the knife, was named:
(a) MacHeath
(b) MacCloud
(c) MacNamara

9.
Name the song with ''A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom.''
(a) Good Golly, Miss Molly
(b) Be-Bop-A-Lula
(c) Tutti Fruitti

10.
Who is generally given credit for originating the term ''Rock And Roll''?
(a) Dick Clark
(b) Wolfman Jack
(c) Alan Freed


11. In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher:
(a) Little Richard
(b) Frankie Lymon
(c) Tony Orlando

12.
Paul Anka's ''Puppy Love'' is written to what star?
(a) Brenda Lee
(b) Connie Francis
(c) Annette Funicello

13.
The Everly Brothers are . . ...
(a) Pete and Dick
(b) Don and Phil
(c) Bob and Bill

14.
The Big Bopper's real name was:
(a) Jiles P. Richardson
(b) Roy Harold Scherer Jr.
(c) Marion Michael Morrison

15.
In 1959, Berry Gordy, Jr., started a small record company called...
(a) Decca
(b) Cameo
(c) Motown

16.
Edd Brynes had a hit with ''Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb''.. What TV show was he on?
(a) 77 Sunset Strip
(b) Hawaiian Eye
(c) Surfside Six

17.
In 1960 Bobby Darin married:
(a) Carol Lynley
(b) Sandra Dee
(c) Natalie Wood

18.
They were a one hit wonder with ''Book Of Love'':
(a) The Penguins
(b) The Monotones
(c) The Moonglows

19.
The Everly Brothers sang a song called ''Till I ______ You.''
(a) Loved
(b) Kissed
(c) Met

20.
Chuck Berry sang ''Oh,___________, why can't you be true?''
(a) Suzie Q
(b) Peggy Sue
(c) Maybelline


21.
''Wooly_______''
(a) Mammouth
(b) Bully
(c) Pully

22.
''I'm like a one-eyed cat . . . ."
(a) can't go into town no more
(b) sleepin' on a cold hard floor
(c) peepin' in a seafood store

23.
''Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do . . . . ..''
(a) cause there ain't no answer for a life without booze
(b) cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
(c) cause my car's gassed up and I'm ready to cruise

24.
''They often call me Speedo, but my real name is . .. . . . .''
(a) Mr. Earl
(b) Jackie Pearl
(c) Milton Berle

25.
''You're my Fanny and nobody else's ....''
(a) girl
(b) butt
(c) love

26.
''I want you to play with my . . . ''
(a) heart
(b) dreams
(c) ding a ling

27.
''Be Bop A Lula ....''
(a) she's got the rabies
(b) she's my baby.
(c) she loves me, maybe

28.
''Fine Love, Fine Kissing ...''
(a) right here
(b) fifty cents
(c) just for you

29.
''He wore black denim trousers and . . .''
(a) a pink carnation
(b) pink leotards
(c) motorcycle boots

30.
''I got a gal named . . .''
(a) Jenny Zamboni
(b) Gerri Mahoney
(c) Boney Maroney














Answers:
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1 (c) The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock
2. (b) Blackboard Jungle
3. (a) Angel
4. (c) Blueberry Hill
5. (a) Mr. Sandman
6. (c) Sun
7. (b) Charlie Brown
8. (a) Mac Heath
9. (c) Tutti Fruitti
10.. (c) Alan Freed
11. (a) Little Richard
12. (c) Annette Funicello
13. (b) Don and Phil
14. (a) Jiles P. Richardson
15. (c) Motown
16. (a) 77 Sunset Strip
17. (b) Sandra Dee
18. (b) The Monotones
19. (b) Kissed
20. (c) Maybelline
21. (b) Bully
22. (c) peepin' in a seafood store
23. (b) cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
24. (a) Mr. Earl
25. (b) butt
26. (c) ding a ling
27. (b) she's my baby
28. (a) right here
29. (c) motorcycle boots
30. (c) Boney Maroney


 

Mbandy

Well-Known Member
#4
Now, you are dealing with a guy who was a DJ at an Oldies station (before I got a real job) so let's see how it goes...

1. When did ''Little Suzie'' finally wake up?
(a) The movie's over, it's 2 o'clock
(b) The movie's over, it's 3 o'clock
(c) The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock

2. ''Rock Around The Clock'' was used in what movie?
(a) Rebel Without A Cause
(b) Blackboard Jungle (It was also the theme from American Graffiti)
(c) The Wild Ones

3. What's missing from a Rock & Roll standpoint? Earth _____
(a) Angel
(b) Mother
(c) Worm

4.
''I found my thrill . . .'' where?
(a) Kansas City
(b) Heartbreak Hotel
(
c) Blueberry Hill

5. ''Please turn on your magic beam,__________ bring me a dream,'':
(a) Mr. Sandman
(b) Earth Angel
(c) Dream Lover

6.
For which label did Elvis Presley first record?
(a) Atlantic
(b) RCA
(c) Sun

7.. He asked, ''Why's everybody always pickin' on me?'' Who was he?
(a) Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
(b) Charlie Brown
(c) Buster Brown

8. In Bobby Darin's ''Mack The Knife,'' the one with the knife, was named:
(a) MacHeath
(b) MacCloud
(c) MacNamara

9.
Name the song with ''A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom.''
(a) Good Golly, Miss Molly
(b) Be-Bop-A-Lula
(c) Tutti Fruitti

10. Who is generally given credit for originating the term ''Rock And Roll''?
(a) Dick Clark
(b) Wolfman Jack
(c) Alan Freed ( His story was told in the movie "American Hot Wax" with a young Jay Leno playing the chauffer, Fran Dresher as the secretary and Lorraine Newman as the teen aged groupie.)

11. In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher:
(a) Little Richard...Reverend Richard PennimanI met him back in the day. Very Nice man.
(b) Frankie Lymon
(c) Tony Orlando

12. Paul Anka's ''Puppy Love'' is written to what star?
(a) Brenda Lee
(b) Connie Francis
(c) Annette Funicello

13. The Everly Brothers are . . ...
(a) Pete and Dick
(b) Don and Phil
(c) Bob and Bill

14. The Big Bopper's real name was:
(a) Jiles P. Richardson (Better known as J.P. Richardson, never knew his first name was Jiles)
(b) Roy Harold Scherer Jr.
(c) Marion Michael Morrison (also known as John Wayne although there is some dispute about the middle name)

15. In 1959, Berry Gordy, Jr., started a small record company called...
(a) Decca
(b) Cameo
(c) Motown

16. Edd Brynes had a hit with ''Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb''.. What TV show was he on?
(a) 77 Sunset Strip (click click)
(b) Hawaiian Eye
(c) Surfside Six

17. In 1960 Bobby Darin married:
(a) Carol Lynley
(b) Sandra Dee
(c) Natalie Wood

18. They were a one hit wonder with ''Book Of Love'':
(a) The Penguins
(b) The Monotones
(c) The Moonglows

19. The Everly Brothers sang a song called ''Till I ______ You.''
(a) Loved
(b) Kissed
(c) Met

20. Chuck Berry sang ''Oh,___________, why can't you be true?''
(a) Suzie Q
(b) Peggy Sue
(c) Maybelline

21. ''Wooly_______''
(a) Mammouth
(b) Bully
(c) Pully

22. ''I'm like a one-eyed cat . . . ."
(a) can't go into town no more
(b) sleepin' on a cold hard floor
(c) peepin' in a seafood store

23. ''Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do . . . . ..''
(a) cause there ain't no answer for a life without booze
(b) cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
(c) cause my car's gassed up and I'm ready to cruise

24. ''They often call me Speedo, but my real name is . .. . . . .''
(a) Mr. Earl
(b) Jackie Pearl
(c) Milton Berle

25. ''You're my Fanny and nobody else's ....''
(a) girl
(b) butt
(c) love

26. ''I want you to play with my . . . ''
(a) heart
(b) dreams
(c) ding a ling

27. ''Be Bop A Lula ....''
(a) she's got the rabies
(b) she's my baby.
(c) she loves me, maybe

28. ''Fine Love, Fine Kissing ...''
(a) right here
(b) fifty cents
(c) just for you

29. ''He wore black denim trousers and . . .''
(a) a pink carnation
(b) pink leotards
(c) motorcycle boots

30. ''I got a gal named . . .''
(a) Jenny Zamboni
(b) Gerri Mahoney
(c) Boney Maroney

I lOVE THE OLDIES... :sunny:
 

Beryl

Trivia Specialist
#5
I love the oldies and listen all the time but I'm afraid I didn't do very well at all....only 17 correct. I fall down on anything that is not lyric related :biggrin: !
 

seamom

Well-Known Member
#9
1. When did ''Little Suzie'' finally wake up?
(a) The movie's over, it's 2 o'cloc

2. ''Rock Around The Clock'' was used in what movie?
(b) Blackboard Jungl

3. What's missing from a Rock & Roll standpoint? Earth _____
(a) Angel

4. ''I found my thrill . . .'' where?
(c) Blueberry Hill

5. ''Please turn on your magic beam,__________ bring me a dream,'':
(a) Mr. Sandman

6. For which label did Elvis Presley first record?
(a) Atlantic

7.. He asked, ''Why's everybody always pickin' on me?'' Who was he?
(b) Charlie Brown

8. In Bobby Darin's ''Mack The Knife,'' the one with the knife, was named:
(a) MacHeath

9. Name the song with ''A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom.''
(b) Be-Bop-A-Lula

10. Who is generally given credit for originating the term ''Rock And Roll''?
(b) Wolfman Jack

11. In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher:
(a) Little Richard

12. Paul Anka's ''Puppy Love'' is written to what star?
(a) Brenda Lee

13. The Everly Brothers are . . ...
(b) Don and Phil

14. The Big Bopper's real name was:
(c) Marion Michael Morrison

15. In 1959, Berry Gordy, Jr., started a small record company called...
(c) Motown

16. Edd Brynes had a hit with ''Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb''.. What TV show was he on?
(a) 77 Sunset Strip

17. In 1960 Bobby Darin married:
(b) Sandra Dee

18. They were a one hit wonder with ''Book Of Love'':
(b) The Monotones


19. The Everly Brothers sang a song called ''Till I ______ You.''
(c) Met

20. Chuck Berry sang ''Oh,___________, why can't you be true?''
(c) Maybelline

21. ''Wooly_______''
(b) Bully

22. ''I'm like a one-eyed cat . . . ."
(c) peepin' in a seafood store

23. ''Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do . . . . ..''
(b) cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues

24. ''They often call me Speedo, but my real name is . .. . . . .''
(a) Mr. Earl

25. ''You're my Fanny and nobody else's ....''
(a) girl

26. ''I want you to play with my . . . ''
(c) ding a ling

27. ''Be Bop A Lula ....''
(b) she's my baby.


28. ''Fine Love, Fine Kissing ...''
(b) fifty cents

29. ''He wore black denim trousers and . . .''
(a) a pink carnation

30. ''I got a gal named . . .''
(b) Gerri Mahoney

hmm.... I was young....... :)
 

bob

Community Manager
Staff member
#13
Gheessss Michael, we need to get a life, I didn't miss a one either.............
But then I'm older than you...

But an oldies DJ was a real job,, well unless it was when the were too new to be oldies.............................

God had to love Alan Freed, turned the world around
 

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