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1931 In Music Trivia Quiz

What do you know about 1931 In Music? Try this Alan's FANatical About Music Trivia Quiz.
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Take 2 points for each right answer.  Maximum this page: 20 points!

1) "Minnie the Moocher" is a jazz song first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, selling over 1 million copies.Alan's Rock & Roll FUN Trivia.  Trivia powered by ABE.

  • True or False?

2) "Dream a Little Dream of Me" is a song, usually credited to Fabian Andre and Wilbur Schwandt. The lyrics were written by Gus Kahn. Ozzie Nelson and his Orchestra recorded the song with vocal by Ozzie on February 16, 1931. It was released by Brunswick Records.

  • True or False?

3) He was an American gospel, R&B, soul, and pop singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is considered to be one of the pioneers and founders of soul music.  He was born on January 22, 1931.
Who is the singer?

  1. Sam Cooke

  2. Buddy Petit

  3. Bix Beiderbecke

4) Palmy Days starring Eddie Cantor and Charlotte Greenwood is released in 1931.
Who does NOT appear in the movie?

  1. Betty Grable

  2. Virginia Grey

  3. Agnes Moorehead

5) The Cat and the Fiddle is a musical with music by Jerome Kern, and lyrics and book by Otto Harbach. The original Broadway production opened at the Globe Theatre on October 15, 1931, moved to the George M. Cohan Theater on May 24, 1932, and ran for a total of 395 performances.
What is NOT a song from the musical?

  1. "The Night Was Made for Love"

  2. "Try to Forget"

  3. "My Heart Belongs to Eddie"

6) He was an American delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.
Who recorded "Devil Got My Woman"?

  1. Skip James

  2. Mark Reynolds

  3. Abe Charles

7) "All of Me" is a popular song and jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons in 1931.
Who first recorded the song?

  1. Belle Baker

  2. Johnny Ray

  3. Mel Torme

8) "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries" is a popular song with music by Ray Henderson and lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown, published in 1931. Rudy Vallee had a 1931 Hit with the song.

  • True or False?

9) "Stardust" is an American popular song composed in 1927 by Hoagy Carmichael with lyrics added in 1929 by Mitchell Parish.
Who was the young baritone sensation that released a version in 1931 and by the following year over two dozen bands had recorded "Stardust".

  1. Levi Stubbs

  2. Benny King

  3. Bing Crosby

10) In 1931, who had the Hit, "I Found A Million Dollar Baby (In a 5 and 10 Cent Store)"?

  1. The Lennon Sisters

  2. The Boswell Sisters

  3. The Andrew Sisters

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