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1941 In Music Trivia Quiz

What do you know about 1941 in Music?  Try this The Year In Music Trivia Quiz. 
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1) In 1941, who tops the chart with "Frenesi", #1 Hit for 11 weeks?

  1. Artie Shaw

  2. Sammy Kaye

  3. Freddy Martin

2) Who was the folk singer born on January 9, 1941?

  1. Joan Baez

  2. Carlee Simon

  3. Mary Travis

3) What is NOT a #1 Hit for Glen Miller in 1941?

  1. "Song of the Volga Boatmen"

  2. "Chattanooga Choo Choo"

  3. "Daddy"

4) Who had a 1941 Hit with "God Bless the Child"?

  1. Carmen McRae

  2. Anita O'Day

  3. Billie Holiday

5) "Green Eyes" is a popular song, originally written in Spanish under the title "Aquellos Ojos Verdes" ("Those Green Eyes") by Adolfo Utrera and Nilo Men�ndez. The English translation was made by Eddie Rivera and Eddie Woods in 1929. The English version of the song was a hit for the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra. The recording was made on March 19, 1941 with vocals by Helen O'Connell and Bob Eberly and released by Decca Records.

  • True or False?

6) Jimmy Dorsey has five #1 Hits in 1941.
How many weeks does he top the chart?

  1. 9 weeks

  2. 19 weeks

  3. 29 weeks

7) What was the 1941 Technicolor musical film directed by Walter Lang, with Betty Grable and Don Ameche in leading roles?

  1. Moon Over Miami

  2. He Found a Star

  3. Birth of the Blues

8) Which Beach Boys singer was born on March 15, 1941?

  1. Mike Love

  2. Bruce Johnston

  3. Brian Wilson

9) Who had the signature tune with "Racing with the Moon"?

  1. Lex Baxter

  2. Vaughn Monroe

  3. Bobby Unser

10) Best Foot Forward Broadway musical production opened on October 1 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre and ran for 326 performances. Who opened as Minerva?

  1. Mary Martin

  2. Ann Sheridan

  3. June Allyson

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