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1949 In Music Trivia Quiz

What do you know about 1949 in Music?  Try this The Year In Music Trivia Quiz
You'll find the answers at the bottom of the page.

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1) On December 29, who are the music stars that get married?Alan's Rock & Roll FUN Trivia.  Trivia powered by ABE.

  1. Doris Day and George Weidler

  2. Dinah Shore & Buddy Clark

  3. Les Paul and Mary Ford

2) Who was NOT born on December 22, 1949?

  1. Robin Gibb

  2. Maurice Gibb

  3. Barry Gibb

3) Vaughn Monroe had the #1 Hit.
Name the song?

  1. (Ghost) Riders In the Sky

  2. Swamp Girl

  3. They Didn't Believe Me

4) The lead singer of Journey was born on January 22.
Who is the lead singer?

  1. Amos Moses

  2. Steve Perry

  3. Frederick Dennis Greene

5) Frankie Laine records what is considered by some critics to mark the beginning of the rock era.
Name the song?

  1. That Lucky Old Sun

  2. Mule Train

  3. Baby, I Need You

6) Billy Joel is born in 1949.
What is his birthday?

  1. February 6

  2. May 9

  3. August 30

7) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's Broadway production opened at the Majestic Theatre on April 7 and ran for 1925 performances.
What was the musical?

  1. South Pacific

  2. Brigadoo

  3. Miss Liberty

8) Who was NOT born on May 26?

  1. Hank Williams, Jr.

  2. Vicki Lawrence

  3. Michael Sam Lutz

9) Blue Baron and Russ Morgan had 1949 #1 Hits with the same song.
Name the 1949 #1 Hit Song?

  1. Cruising Down the River

  2. Carry Me Back To Old Virginney

  3. Don't Cry Little Children

10) Mona Lisa [w.m. Ray Evans & Jay Livingston] was published in 1949. It was a #1 Hit for Nat King Cole.  In 1950, the song won an Oscar for the Best Original Song.
What was the movie is was used in?

  1. Captain Carey, U.S.A.

  2. The Barkleys Of Broadway

  3. Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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