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 Seventies Music Trivia Quiz #2

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ot yet mentally exhausted from the first trivia quiz? Here are 100 more questions to help you further test your Seventies rock I.Q.! This second quiz checks out your knowledge and memory of more of the decade's musical landmarks and leading personalities, including Rod Stewart and Bruce Springsteen. And get that glitter ball lit up to see what you can remember about the disco era.

As in the first quiz, select the correct answers by using the drop down menus. Once you are done, click the "Submit" button at the end of the quiz to see your score (grading requires at least MSIE 4.x or Netscape 3.x with JavaScript enabled). The questions you get wrong will have a check in their respective checkboxes, and you can find out the correct answers to these questions if you desire by following a link at the bottom.

Ready to take the second Seventies Music Trivia Quiz? Let's go!

1. This popular duo came into being by accident, when an ex-member of Poco was hired to produce a rising young songwriter's first solo album.
2. Cattle, buffalo, and cactus were part of this group's onstage entourage for the 1976 Worldwide Texas Tour.
3. Besides shifting more product than any other hard-rock group of the early 1970s, these guys bested the Beatles' box-office record by selling out two nights at Shea Stadium.
4. Which one of these Southern rock bands released an album that contained a deed conferring ownership of a small plot -- one square inch to be exact -- of land in the band's home state?
5. Years before the Sex Pistols launched their assault on the world, this quintet shocked audiences by dressing in drag, vomiting in airports, and losing their first drummer to a drug-related drowning.
6. Which of these four '70s art-rock groups released a debut album that featured songs originally done by the Beatles and the Byrds?
7. Which of these '70s funk overlords began building his empire as a singer in a '50s doo-wop group and was the central figure in a sprawling brigade of interrelated groups in the mid-'70s?
8. Which of these British glam-rockers was forced to retitle a single in 1971 that was about to bring his band international fame when an American group called Chase charted with a song by the same name?
9. Which of these California quintets was originally discovered by Kiss bassist Gene Simmons?
10. Which of these British bands bleached their hair for a chewing gum commercial before becoming famous in the late '70s?
11. Who had a Top 40 hit with "Galaxy" in 1978?
12. What was the name of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta that '70s superstar Linda Ronstadt performed in in 1980?
13. Which of these classic early '70s album tracks has never been commercially released as a single?
14. Which of these bands recorded a multi-platinum debut album reportedly in 11 days for a total studio budget of 18,000?
15. Which member of the Who drew the cover of their 1975 album The Who by Numbers?
16. Who was the original Sex Pistols bassist before Sid Vicious?
17. Which of these British rock groups was ripped off of $180,000 in ticket receipts from the vault of their New York hotel while doing a three-show stand at Madison Square Garden in July 1973?
18. What band managed the amazing feat of getting a four-disc live album to the number three spot in Billboard in 1971?
19. What pop performer instigated an annual Buddy Holly Week celebration in England?
20. David Bowie and Bing Crosby crooned a duet on a 1977 Christmas TV special on which two songs?
21. Name the lyricist who co-wrote the songs on Elton John's 1978 A Single Man album.
22. Who was the lead vocalist for Roxy Music?
23. Who was the lead vocalist for Mott the Hoople?
24. Who was the lead vocalist for the Ramones?
25. Who was the lead vocalist for Boston?
26. Who was the lead vocalist for Deep Purple?
27. Which of these four musicians has never been in a group with the other three?
28. Which of these four musicians has never been in a group with the other three?
29. Which of these four musicians has never been in a group with the other three?
30. Which of these four musicians has never been in a group with the other three?
31. Which of these four musicians has never been in a group with the other three?
32. Which British quartet was dubbed "the only English group that matters" in the '70s?
33. Who has been called, among other dubious descriptions, "the world's most elegantly wasted human being"?
34. What nonexistent band released an album and was the subject of a one-hour television profile in the '70s?
35. What singer/songwriter was accused of bigotry in 1977 for an ironic song of his that climbed to number two in the U.S.?
36. Which guitarist of the '70s, who claimed to have been visited by the spirit of Jimi Hendrix, based a career on his ability to mimic Hendrix's style?
37. Which of these deceased bassists was a.k.a. "Plonk"?
38. Which of the following four classic '70s albums contains the song "The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat)"?
39. Which of the following four classic '70s albums contains the song "Southern Girls"?
40. Which of the following four classic '70s albums contains the song "She's Out of My Life"?
41. Which of the following four classic '70s albums contains the song "I'm So Bored with the U.S.A"?
42. Which of the following four classic '70s albums contains the song "Sweet Black Angel"?
43. In which year were the albums Horses by Patti Smith and Frampton Comes Alive! by Peter Frampton released?
44. In which year were the albums Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart and John Barleycorn Must Die by Traffic released?
45. In which year were the albums What's Going On by Marvin Gaye and Killer by Alice Cooper released?
46. In which year were the albums Heroes by David Bowie and Wire by Pink Flag released?
47. In which year were the albums Raw Power by Iggy and the Stooges and Berlin by Lou Reed released?
48. In which year were the singles "Rock the Boat" by Hues Corporation and "It's Only Rock and Roll (But I Like It)" by the Rolling Stones hits?
49. In which year were the singles "Is She Really Going Out With Him" by Joe Jackson and "My Life" by Billy Joel hits?
50. In which year were the singles "Teach Your Children" by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and "Lola" by the Kinks hits?
51. In which year were the singles "School's Out" by Alice Cooper and "Join Together" by the Who hits?
52. In which year were the singles "Love Is the Drug" by Roxy Music and "Boogie Fever" by the Sylvers hits?
53. Which of the following artists was the first to release the song "Never Can Say Goodbye"?
54. From which country does Nick Gilder of "Hot Child In The City" fame hail?
55. In which city is Deep Purple's autobiographical "Smoke on the Water" set?
56. For a spell in the '60s, Faces/Rolling Stones lead guitarist Ron Wood was a bassist in what band?
57. What was the name of the ensemble that backed John Lennon and Yoko Ono live in the studio on their albums Some Time In New York City and Approximately Infinite Universe in 1972?
58. What pop group did '70s superstar Leon Russell frequently arrange for and record with during the 1960s?
59. Besides Rick James, who is another famous alumnus of a long-forgotten group from Toronto, Canada, called the Mynah Birds?
60. Which legendary Boston band did David Robinson of the Cars and Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads cut their teeth in?:
61. The front cover of the Rolling Stones' Get Your Ya-Ya's Out! features a bemused-looking pack mule and which member of the band?
62. What article of clothing was included in original copies of Alice Cooper's School's Out?
63. Which member of the Clash appears on the cover of London Calling?
64. Van Morrison released a concert recording during the '70s called
65. The Grateful Dead released a concert recording during the '70s called
66. Lou Reed released a concert recording during the '70s called
67. Neil Young released a concert recording during the '70s called
68. Which member of the Rolling Stones was the first to release a solo 45?
69. Robert Fripp of King Crimson founded a school in West Virginia that teaches
70. Which famous R&B singer can often be heard preaching at the Full Gospel Tabernacle church in Memphis, Tennessee?
71. Which adjunct member of the Rolling Stones is the "Stu" referred to in Led Zeppelin's 1975 track "Boogie with Stu"?
72. Which two singers made a guest appearance on Alice Cooper's Billion Dollar Babies and Muscle of Love albums, respectively?
73. Which of these artists has had an album produced by David Bowie?
74. Which of these performers was lucky enough not to appear in Robert Stigwood's disastrous 1978 film Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band?
75. Which '70s teenybop band got most of its name from sticking a pin at random into a map of the United States?
76. Which Charles Dickens character provided the name for a Washington, D.C., band of the mid-'70s?
77. Exactly how is the title of Led Zeppelin's "Dyermaker" punctuated on their 1973 album Houses of the Holy?
78. What is the stage name of Marvin Lee Aday?
79. What is the stage name of John Mellor?
80. What is the stage name of Yvette Marie Stevens?
81. Which of the following four songs from Rod Stewart's 1970 album Gasoline Alley did Rod write himself?
82. Which of the following four songs from Rod Stewart's 1971 album Every Picture Tells a Story did Rod write himself?
83. Which of the following four songs from Rod Stewart's 1972 album Never a Dull Moment did Rod co-write with Ron Wood?
84. Which of the following songwriters is widely known for only one song, a silly ditty about road kill, despite a long and productive career?
85. What was the name of the strange 1971 hit that was a recitation of a poem by TV talk-show host Les Crane and was originally written in 1906 under the title "Go Placidly Amid the Noise and Haste"?
86. Dickie Goodman made a big splash in the mid-'70s with a cut-in record based on what blockbuster horror movie?
87. Chuck Berry returned to the charts in 1972 with a risqué million-seller recorded live in England called
88. What group's 1972 debut album had an abundantly fragrant cover?
89. Which two American magazines ran cover stories on Bruce Springsteen during the same week in October 1975?
90. What up-from-the-underground New York rocker hit it big in 1978 with "Because the Night," a song co-written by Bruce Springsteen?
91. Which Bruce Springsteen album yielded no official American singles?
92. In 1977, who got their first number one hit with a Bruce Springsteen-penned song?
93. Which of the following bands never included Bruce Springsteen in its lineup?
94. Which band recorded a tune entitled "A Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy"?
95. Which of the following singer/writer/producers sold a reported $16 million worth of records in 1973?
96. Which macho character was not in the original Village People?
97. Who's the Memphis disc jockey that had a 1976 with the novelty single "Disco Duck (Part 1)"?
98. What classical composition did Walter Murphy borrow in 1976 for an up-tempo dance arrangement that went to the top of the U.S. charts?
99. For which film did Giorgio Moroder, who has produced dance hits for Donna Summer and others, win an Academy Award for his soundtrack music contribution?
100. What song did American singer Amii Stewart remake with a disco beat in 1979 that was originally a Stax Records soul classic?



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Ratings:

90-100% - "A Wizard, A True Star"
 80-89% - "You've Got The Music In You"
 70-79% - "You're Just a Quiz Taker (On A Rock And Roll Site)"
 60-69% - "It's A Heartache"
 50-59% - "Slippin' Into Darkness"
  0-49% - "Shattered"

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