It's An Oldies Question
Oldies Music Trivia Quiz Match Game
Match the names of the artists on the left with the names of the songs on the right
Bonus Question 1
Which song made a comeback after being featured in the movie "Dirty Dancing?
a- Do You Love Me?
b- Where Did Our Love Go?
c- What's Your Name?
d- How Deep is Your love?
Bonus Question 2
Which singer got started in the business at age13, singing on Arthur Godfrey's "Startime?"
a- Connie Frances
b- Ray Charles
c- Dionne Warwick
d- Anne Murray
Here are the answers:
1-y, 2-n, 3-i, 4-t, 5-e, 6-p, 7-u, 8-w, 9-a, 10-s, 11-o, 12-q, 13-x, 14-r, 15-b, 16-d,
17-m, 18-h, 19-l, 20-j, 21-f, 22-k, 23-g, 24-v, 25-c
Though it only peaked at number 21 on Billboard's pop chart in 1962, "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" is a folk music classic. Performed by The Kingston Trio, "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" was written by Pete Seegar.
Through the years 1964 and 1965, The Supremes had a streak of 6 number 1 songs in a row! The first was "Where Did Our Love Go?"
"Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" was written by the great song writing team of Carole King and Gerry Goffin. For The Shirelles it went to the top of the pop charts in 1961. "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" was the number 16 song of the year 1961.
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers had a number 1 hit in 1956 with "Why Do Fools Fall in Love." It was covered many times by many groups, but was never again a number 1 song. It was the flip side to the Beach Boys' "Fun, Fun, Fun." "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" was the number 13 song of the year 1956.
"Can't You See That She's Mine?" "We've been together for a long, long time." This song peaked at number 4 in 1964 for British Invasion super group, The Dave Clark 5.
Because of her 1975 top 5 success with "When Will I Be Loved," many people think of it as a Linda Ronstadt song. However, it was The Everly Brothers who got this song into the top 10 in 1960. "When Will I Be Loved" was written by Phil Everly.
A duo who called themselves Don & Juan had a top 5 hit in 1962 with "What's Your Name?" "What's Your Name?" was a very popular song at the time of its release and remains a very popular song today. In a different month it may well have been a number 1 song, but it was in the top 5 at the same time as The Shirelles' "Soldier Boy", Shelly Fabares' "Johnny Angel", Bruce Channel's "Hey Baby", and Elvis' "Good Luck Charm."
"How Deep Is Your Love?" got to the top spot on Christmas Eve 1977 for The Bee Gees.
In 1970, Chicago asked the very profound questions, "Does Anybody Really Know Time It Is?" and "Does anybody really care?" For their efforts they were rewarded a number 7 spot on the charts.
In their top 10 1971-1972 hit, R&B super group The Chi Lites wondered, "Have You Seen Her?"
This song was reissued in 1975 with "Oh! Girl" on the other side.
Perhaps while suffering from temporary amnesia, several times Ray Charles asked, "What'd I Say?" Rolling Stone Magazine ranked the top 500 songs of all time. "What'd I Say" was number 10 on their list. In 1959, "What'd I Say" peaked at number 6 on the pop charts, but went all the way to number 1 on the R&B charts.
In 1980, Anne Murray scored big with "Could I Have This Dance (For the Rest of My Life)?" Though it peaked at number 30 on the pop charts, it held the number 1 spot on the country charts for several weeks.
Once hailed as the next Beatles, Brian Epstein's other group, Gerry & The Pacemakers got to the top of the pop charts with "How Do You Do It?"
In a song that referenced the breakup of this extremely popular group, Credence Clearwater Revival asked, "Have You Ever Seen the Rain (coming down on a sunny day)?" The song peaked at number 8 in 1971. Tom Fogerty passed away from leukemia in 1980. The group's leader, John Fogerty continued on very successfully through the years and remains very popular today.
Bobby Freeman scored a top 5 hit in 1958 with "Do You want To Dance?" "Do You Want To Dance?" was covered many times, most notoriously by The Beach Boys and The Ramones. Bobby Freeman saw limited success after his 1958 hit. He did get back to the top 10 in 1964 with
"C'mon and Swim."
"Do You want To Know a Secret?" peaked at number 2 on Billboard's pop charts in 1964 for The Fab 4, The Beatles. Perhaps it didn't make it all the way to the top of the charts because The Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" was occupying that spot.
"Do You Know the Way to San Jose?" was a Burt Bachrach - Hal David composition and was sung into the top 10 by Dionne Warwick in 1968.
In 1962, The Contours showed us they can "really shake 'em down" with their big top 5 hit "Do You Love Me?"
In 1967, The Buckinghams went to number 6 with "Don't You Care?" "Don't You Care" was a follow up to The Buckinghams' big number 1 hit "Kind of a Drag."
Along with The Righteous Brothers and The Box Tops, The Young Rascals were billed as a Blue Eyed Soul Group. In 1968, they peaked at number 4 with "How Can I Be Sure?"
"Who's Sorry Now?" peaked at number 4 in 1958 for Connie Frances. Most agree, this song holds up very well today. This is an amazing fact considering it was written in 1923!
Elvis enjoyed a stay at the top of all the music charts in 1960 with, "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" was Billboard's number 2 song of the year 1960.
Best known for his song writing, Barry Mann was the artist who released "Who Put The Bomp (in the Bomp She Bomp She Bomp)?" This song profoundly asked the question, "Who put the ram in the ram a lama ding dong?" Though it only peaked at number 21, it is a heavily requested oldie today.
Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans scored a top 20 hit in 1963 with "Why Do Lovers Break Each Others Heart?" Darlene Love was the lead singer of this group. So, if they sound like The Crystals to you, that' a top 10 hit named, "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?"
a- It was The Contours' "Do You Love Me?" that enjoyed a resurgence because of the 1987 movie "Dirty Dancing."
a- Connie Frances several flops before becoming an "overnight success' with the release "Who's Sorry Now?"
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