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Name That Classic Rock and Roll Song: Quiz 4:

Name That Classic Rock and Roll Song: Quiz 4?
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1) It is a song by AC/DC, appearing as the first track on side two of their 1980 album of the same name. Known for its opening guitar riff, the song was AC/DC's tribute to their former singer Bon Scott. It peaked in the U.S. at #37 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1981 and was #51 on Billboard's Top Tracks chart, which debuted in March 1981. In 2009, it was named the second greatest hard rock song of all time by VH1. It was also ranked No. 187 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The same magazine has also ranked "Back in Black" number 29 on "The 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time".
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. Back in Black

  2. What Do You Do for Money Honey

  3. Hells Bells

  4. Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution

2) It is a song written by Fred Schneider and Ricky Wilson, two members of The B-52s. It was produced in two versions, one by DB Records released in 1978, and a longer version, which was part of the band's 1979 self-titled debut album, released by Warner Bros. The song became one of their signature tunes, and it helped launch the band's success.  The song was well-received overall, and was the band's first single to appear on the Billboard Hot 100, where it reached #56.  In Canada, released on the Warner Bros. label, the single became a huge hit, eventually going on to reach #1 in the RPM-compiled national chart on May 24, 1980. It has appeared at #146 in Rolling Stone's "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time".
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. 52 Girls

  2. Rock Lobster

  3. 6060-842

  4. Runnin' Around

3) It is a song by Louisiana-born singer and guitarist Dale Hawkins (19362010). He wrote the song himself, but when it was released, Stan Lewis, the owner of Jewel/Paula Records, and Eleanor Broadwater, the wife of Nashville DJ Gene Nobles, were also credited as co-writers to give them shares of the royalties. The single peaked at numbers #7 and 27 on Billboard magazine's Hot R&B Sides and Hot 100 charts, respectively. Hawkins' original version is also included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll".
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. Baby Baby

  2. I Put a Spell on You

  3. Susie Q

  4. Don't Treat Me this Way

4) It is the title song from the Eagles' album of the same name and was released as a single in February 1977. It is one of the best-known songs of the album-oriented rock era. Writing credits for the song are shared by Don Felder, Don Henley and Glenn Frey. The Eagles' original recording of the song features Henley singing the lead vocals and concludes with an extended section of electric guitar interplay between Felder and Joe Walsh. The song has been given several interpretations by fans and critics alike, but the Eagles have described it as their "interpretation of the high life in Los Angeles".
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. New Kid in Town

  2. Pretty Maids All in a Row

  3. The Sad Cafe

  4. Hotel California

5) It is a song recorded by Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew, in Hollywood, California, for Imperial Records and released in 1955. The recording was a hit for Domino, eventually selling a million copies. It reached #1 on the "Black Singles" chart and #10 on the "Pop Singles" chart. The song is ranked #431 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. Ain't That a Shame

  2. La-La

  3. Don't You Know

  4. All by Myself

6) It was the debut single by Liverpoolian band Gerry & the Pacemakers. The song was number one in the UK Singles Chart on April 11, 1963, where it stayed for three weeks. The song was written by Mitch Murray. Gerry & the Pacemakers' version was produced by George Martin and became a #1 one hit in the UK. The record entered the US chart July 5, 1964, eventually reaching #9.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. Away from You"

  2. How Do You Do It?

  3. Summer Holiday

  4. I Like It

7) It is a 12-bar blues with words and music by Hank Ballard. It was recorded by Hank Ballard & the Midnighters (formerly The Royals) in Cincinnati on the Federal Records label on January 14, 1954, and released the following month. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) immediately opposed it due to its overtly sexual lyrics, lyrics that had crossed over and were now being listened to by a white teenage audience. Because the record was in such demand and received so much publicity, attempts to restrict it failed and the record shot to #1 on the R&B charts and remained there for seven weeks. It is part of the The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll list.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. Annie Had A Baby

  2. Annie's Aunt Fannie

  3. Work With Me, Annie

  4. Roll with Me Henry

8) It is a song by American rock band The Stooges, recorded for the group's third album Raw Power (1973). Lead singer Iggy Pop said that he pulled the title "from a column heading in a Time article about the Vietnam War." In 1997, "Search and Destroy" along with the rest of the songs on Raw Power were remixed and remastered by Iggy Pop and Bruce Dickinson. The result was far more aggressive and stripped down than the original release, which had been mixed by David Bowie. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked it #468 on their list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time".
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. Penetration

  2. Real Cool Time

  3. I Wanna Be Your Dog

  4. Search and Destroy

9) It is a R&B song originally performed by Jackie Wilson in 1967 and covered by Rita Coolidge in 1977. Writers were Gary Jackson, Raynard Miner and Carl Smith. The track was ranked #246 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher

  2. I'm the One to Do It

  3. I've Lost You

  4. Since You Showed Me How to Be Happy

10) It is an rock 'n' roll song written by Richard Berry in 1955.  It has become a standard in pop and rock, with hundreds of versions recorded by different artists.  The song was originally written and performed in the style of a Jamaican ballad; and tells, in simple verse-chorus form, the first-person story of a Jamaican sailor returning to the island to see his lady love.  A recording by The Kingsmen in 1963 is the best-known version.  First released in May 1963, the single was initially issued by the small Jerden label, before being picked up by the larger Wand Records and released by them in October 1963. It entered the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for December 7, and peaked at number two the following week; it would remain in the top 10 through December and January before dropping off in early February. In total, the Kingsmen's version spent 16 weeks on the Hot 100.  The song did reach #1 on the Cashbox pop chart, as well as #1 on the Cashbox R&B chart. The version quickly became a standard at teen parties in the U.S. during the 1960s, even reappearing on the charts in 1966.
Name That Classic Rock & Roll Song.

  1. Peter Gunn Rock

  2. Louie, Louie

  3. Take the Keys

  4. Sweet Sugar

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