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Name That Classic Rock and Roll Song: Quiz 1:

Name That Classic Rock and Roll Song: Quiz 1?
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1) It is a song written by George Davis and Lee Diamond. It was first recorded by Aaron Neville, who released the song as a single in 1966. It was issued on November 9, 1966 on the Par-Lo label and became a hit, peaking at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and at #1 on the U.S. R&B chart in early 1967.
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  1. Tell It Like It Is
  2. Over You
  3. She Took You for a Ride
  4. Unchained Melody

2) This is a song written by Lincoln Chase, and was first recorded by American R&B singer LaVern Baker in 1956. It reached the top of the R&B chart and #17 on the pop charts in the U.S. It was named one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll and was ranked #343 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. Bop-Ting-a-Ling
  2. Jim Dandy
  3. That's All I Need
  4. Play It Fair

3) It is a song by the British rock band Deep Purple. It was first released on their 1972 album Machine Head. It was recorded in December 1971 and released as a single in May 1973. the song was ranked number 434 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest songs of all time and a 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. Woman from Tokyo
  2. Never Before
  3. Smoke on the Water
  4. Lazy

4) It is a protest song written by P. F. Sloan in 1965. Several artists have recorded it, but the best-known recording was by Barry McGuire. This recording was made between July 12 and July 15, 1965 and released by Dunhill Records. It was recorded in one take on a Thursday morning (from words scrawled on a crumpled piece of paper), and at 7:00 the following Monday morning, McGuire got a call telling him to turn on the radio, his song was playing.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. Charm School
  2. This Precious Time
  3. Upon a Painted Ocean
  4. Eve of Destruction

5) It is a song written and performed by Michael Jackson, and produced by Quincy Jones (with co-production by Jackson). It is the third single from the singer's sixth solo album, Thriller (1982). The single was released on February 3, 1983. Eddie Van Halen did the guitar solo.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. The Girl Is Mine
  2. Billie Jean
  3. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin
  4. Beat It

6) It is a hit single by The O'Jays, written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Released in 1972, it reached #1 on both the R&B Singles and the Hot 100, in February and March 1973 respectively, and was certified gold. It was The O'Jays' first and only number-one record on the U.S. pop chart.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. 992 Arguments
  2. Wild Thing
  3. Love Train"
  4. Time to Get Down"

7) It is a song recorded by Chuck Berry, adapted from the traditional fiddle tune "Ida Red" that tells the story of a hot rod race and a broken romance. It was released in July 1955 as a single on Chess Records of Chicago, Illinois. It was Berry's first single release and his first hit and is considered one of the pioneering rock and roll singles.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. Wee Wee Hours
  2. Maybellene
  3. Thirty Days
  4. No Money Down"

8) It is a song written by Wayne Carson Thompson which was a #1 hit in 1967 for The Box Tops. The track was recorded at American Sound Studio in Memphis in a session produced by Dan Penn. The session for the song began at 10 o'clock on a Saturday morning and took over thirty takes wrapping at either three or five o'clock that afternoon.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. The Letter
  2. Neon Rainbow
  3. Cry Like A Baby
  4. Choo Choo Train

9) It is a song with lyrics written by Brian Wilson for The Beach Boys, set to the melody from Chuck Berry's "Sweet Little Sixteen".  Berry received co-writing credit for composing the song after litigating. it was recorded by The Beach Boys and released as a single on March 4, 1963.  It also appeared on the 1963 album of the same name. It debuted on network television via The Steve Allen Show broadcast two days before release with the band lip-synching it.  It peaked at #2 in the chart of the Music Vendor trade paper (within a year renamed Record World), #3 in Billboard and Cash Box.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. Ten Little Indians
  2. Surfin' USA
  3. Surfer Girl
  4. Kokomo

10) It is a song originally written by Bob Marley, told from the point of view of a man who admits to having killed the local sheriff, but claims to be falsely accused of having killed the deputy sheriff. He also claims to have acted in self defense when the sheriff tried to shoot him.  The song was first released in 1973 on The Wailers' album Burnin'. It was recorded at Harry J. Studios, Kingston, Jamaica, on April 1973.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song?

  1. Concrete Jungle
  2. Get Up, Stand Up
  3. I Shot the Sheriff
  4. No Woman No Cry

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