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Chuck Berry

What do you know about Chuck Berry?
Enjoy this FANatical About Music Trivia Quiz.
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1) Who said, "If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it "Chuck Berry"."Chuck Berry - Trivia powered by ABE

  1. Ed Sullivan

  2. Sam Moore

  3. John Lennon

2) At 18, Chuck was sent to the Intermediate Reformatory for Young Men at Algoa, near Jefferson, Missouri.
What was he convicted of?

  1. Armed robbery

  2. Indecent exposure

  3. Illegal gambling

3) What was Chuck first hit song?

  1. By the Time I Get to Phoenix

  2. Maybellene

  3. Hello, Daisy Lou

4) In 1959, Chuck appeared in a movie, which included a speaking role, playing himself.
What
is the movie?

  1. Black Board Jungle

  2. Rock and Roll Music

  3. Go, Johnny, Go!

5) In 1959, Chuck was convicted under the Mann Act and sentenced to five years in prison. In 1963, he was released. However, coming out of prison his singing career continued like he had never left. About this time, the British Invasion began.
Which is not a British group that did not cover one of Chuck's songs.

  1. Beatles

  2. Four Seasons

  3. Rolling Stones

6) In 1972, Chuck had a #1 single.
What is this novelty song?

  1. Oh Chuck Baby, How Could You

  2. My Ding-a-Ling

  3. Louie to Frisco

7) In the 1970s Berry toured on the basis of his earlier successes.  He was on the road for many years, carrying only his Gibson guitar, confident that he could hire a band that already knew his music no matter where he went.
Who was NOT a member of one of these backup groups?

  1. Mitch Ryder

  2. Bruce Springsteen

  3. Steve Miller

8) Who said, "It's hard for me to induct Chuck Berry, because I lifted every lick he ever played!"?

  1. Mick Jagger

  2. Keith Richards

  3. George Harrison

9) What group's song resembled Berry's Sweet Little Sixteen so closely that they were forced to give Berry a co-writing credit in order to avoid a lawsuit?

  1. Surfin' USA, Beach Boys

  2. Highway 61 Revisited, Bob Dylan

  3. Ballad of Easy Rider, the Byrds

10) What street in St. Louis was Chuck born on?

  1. Macon Street

  2. Johnson Avenue

  3. Goode Avenue


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