How well do You Remember Your Oldies But Goodies?


Here is a quiz that I had fun taking. And unlike most of these types of brain teasers, I did quite well. I was mentally finishing the line or whatever, before I even read the choices.

 

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) Mac Heath

(b)  Mac Cloud

(c) McNamara

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 were…..

(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) Screwed

(d) 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. ”Be Bop A Lula ….”

(a)  she’s got the rabies

(b) she’s my baby.

(c) she loves me, maybe

26. ”Fine Love, Fine Kissing  â¦..”

(a) right here

(b) fifty cents

(c) just for you

27. ”He wore black denim trousers and  â¦..”

(a) a pink carnation

(b) pink leotards

(c)  motorcycle boots

28. ”I got a gal  namedâ¦â¦….”

(a) Jenny Zamboni

(b) Gerri Mahoney

(c) Boney Maroney

Answers:

Scroll Down so you aren’t tempted to cheat (as if cheating were needed
here).

* * * * * * * * * * *  *

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 sea food  store

23. (b) cause there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues

24. (a) Mr. Earl

25. (b) she’s my  baby

26. (a) right here

27. (c) motorcycle  boots

28. (c) Boney Maroney

 

 

 

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