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Southern Rock

What do you know about Southern Rock?
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1) Rock music's origins lie mostly in the music of Southerners, and many stars from the first wave of 1950s rock and roll such as Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Bo Diddley and Jerry Lee Lewis hailed from the Deep South.  However the British Invasion, folk rock shifted from its Southern roots.  Alan's Rock & Roll FUN Trivia.  Trivia powered by ABE.
One of the best known Southern Rock bands, Credence Clearwater Revival comes from where?

  1. Southern Florida

  2. Western Tennessee

  3. Northern California

2) Their blues-rock sound on one hand incorporated long jams like jazz and classical music, and on the other hand they incorporated softer elements of country and folk with a Southern feel.
Who was this band.

  1. The Allman Brothers Band

  2. ZZ Top

  3. Pure Prairie League

3) In the early 1970s, a different wave of hard rock Southern groups emerged that emphasized stripped down boogie rhythms, fast guitar leads derived from heavy metal, and lyrical themes borrowed from the concurrent outlaw country movement.
Who was dominate group in this area of Southern Rock?

  1. Capricorn

  2. Lynyrd Skynyrd

  3. Home On the Range

4) Who did NOT die of a tragic accident and a leader of a Southern rock band?

  1. Duane Allman

  2. Gregg Allman

  3. Ronnie Van Zant

5) Southern rock gained popularity far beyond the American south, and influenced groups as far flung as AC/DC, whose original vocalist, Bon Scott was known to wear rebel flag belt buckles at concerts.
Where did they come from?

  1. Seattle, Washington

  2. London, England

  3. Australia

6) Started in 1970, however, in the 1980s, they added slick synthesizer production to their boogie blues sound, and skillfully used music videos to achieve great popularity.
Who is the group?

  1. Texas Chainsaw Massacres

  2. ZZ Top

  3. The Allman Brothers Band

7) In recent years, much of the old style Southern rock (as well as other classic rock) has made its transition into other music genre.
What is the genre?

  1. Country

  2. Hard Rock

  3. Smooth Jazz

8) Pure Prairie League was an American country rock band, the roots of which can be found 1964-1969 in Waverly, Ohio with Craig Fuller, Tom McGrail, Jim Caughlan, and John David Call. 
Who sang and played guitar with the band in the early 1980s and recorded an updated version of "Amie" for their greatest hits album, moved on to become one of Nashville's biggest stars?

  1. Vince Gill

  2. John Fogerty

  3. Elvin Bishop

9) Forrest Richard "Dickey" Betts (born December 12, 1943 in West Palm Beach, Florida) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, most known for his work as a founding member of a southern blues/rock group.
Who is the group?

  1. Charlie Daniels Band

  2. The Allman Brothers Band

  3. Creedence Clearwater Revival

10) From the Austin Texas Blues-Rock, comes the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Jimmy Vaugh, guitarist, however, left the band for a solo career.
Who is the band's lead singer and best known for singing "Tuff Enough" and "Wrap It Up"?

  1. Texas Jack

  2. Kim Wilson

  3. Mike Buck

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