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August 21, 2017

Post-Eclipse Eye Test



The Doo-Wop Oldies Quiz

From the archives:


Take the quiz and see how you score as a true "Oldies Fan". Write down your answers and check them with the answers below (in comments section).


1. When did "Little Suzie" finally wake up?

a)       The movie's over, it's 2 o'clock

b)       The movie's over, it's 3 o'clock

c)       The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock


2. "Rock Around The Clock" was used in what movie?

a)      Rebel Without A Cause

b)      Blackboard Jungle

c)      The Wild Ones


3. What's missing? _____Baby,  Earth_____,  _____On My Shoulder

a)      Angel

b)      Head

c)      Love


4. "I found my thrill..."   where?

a)      Kansas City

b)      Heartbreak Hotel

c)      Blueberry Hill


5. "Please turn on your magic beam, _____ _____ bring me a dream"

a)      Mr. Sandman

b)      Earth Angel

c)      Dream Lover


6. For which label did Elvis Presley first record?

a)      Chancellor

b)      RCA

c)      Sun


7. He asked, "Why's everybody always pickin' on me?  " Who was he?

a)      Bad Bad Leroy Brown

b)      Charlie Brown

c)      Buster Brown


8. Bobby Darin's "Mack The Knife", the one with the knife, was named:

a)      MacHeath

b)      MacCloud

c)      MacNamara


9. Name the song with "A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom"?

a)      Good Golly Miss Molly

b)      Be-Bop-A-Lula

c)      Tutti Fruitti


10. Who is generally given credit for the term "Rock And Roll"?

a)      Dick Clark

b)      Wolfman Jack

c)      Alan Freed


11. In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher.

a)      Little Richard

b)      Frankie Lymon

c)      Tony Orlando


12. Paul Anka's "Puppy Love" is written to what star?

a)      Brenda Lee

b)      Connie Francis

c)      Annette Funicello


13. The Everly Brothers are...

a)      Pete and Dick

b)      Don and Phil

c)      Bob and Bill


14. The Big Bopper's real name was:

a)      Jiles P. Richardson

b)      Roy Harold Scherer Jr.

c)      Marion Michael Morrison


15. In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. started a small record company called...

a)      Decca

b)      Cameo

c)      Motown


16. Edd Brynes had a hit with "Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb.  "What TV show was he on?

a)      77 Sunset Strip

b)      Hawaiian Eye

c)      Surfside Six


17. In 1960 Bobby Darin married:

a)      Carol Lynley

b)      Sandra Dee

c)      Natalie Wood


18. They were a one hit wonder with "Book Of Love."

a)      The Penguins

b)      The Monotones

c)      The Moonglows

August 16, 2017

Big Bird Brain

(No, not the big brain of a bird, but the brain of a big bird...I just wanted a chance to use alliteration)

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.