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Popular Music

19 Questions

1960s to Present

  • What year did Peter Gabriel leave Genesis?
  • Brian Jones, the founding member of the Rolling Stones, used his success to purchase the estate of which well-known author?
  • Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On" was inspired by what event?
  • What was the first instance of all four original members of Led Zeppelin recording music together?
  • Parliament's first gold single was called?
  • Billy Joel's first album "Cold Spring Harbor" was horribly distorted and received harsh criticism because of Joel's high pitched voice. What caused this to happen?
  • The first album release as a part of Bob Dylan's "Jesus Period" was called what?
  • "Desire" by U2 incorporates which of the following elements into the song?
  • Which of the following was not a single released by the Eurythmics?
  • Who taught George Harrison to play the sitar?
  • Which of the following is not a song by the group New Order?
  • Who were the founding members of the Ramones?
  • John Lennon once spoke with the members of which group to start a new band with while he was still with the Beatles?
  • The Who disbanded in 1982. What reason was given for this from their then-drummer Kenney Jones?
  • Pink Floyd's 1973 album "Dark Side of the Moon" was recorded at which studio?
  • "You've Really Got a Hold on Me" was a hit song in 1962 for which performer?
  • Aretha Franklin got her start singing where?
  • Elton John before becoming well-known auditioned and was turned away from which group?
  • The first member of the Beatles to have a No. 1 hit single after they broke up was who and with what song?