Music Trivia Questions

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What is the significance of the Bon Jovi album title 7800 Fahrenheit?
A: It refers to the temperature of an exploding volcano.

What famous singer-songwriter met his future wife when he was working as a nightclub bouncer--and threw her out for fighting?
A: Garth Brooks. His wife, Sandy Mahl was in the nightclub's ladies' room when she threw a punch at the jealous ex-girlfriend of a man she had dated--and her hand got stuck in the wall.  Brooks, a college student at the time, freed her hand and threw her out. He later began dating her.

Who was the first performer to win Grammy Awards for jazz and classical recordings n the same year?
A: Trumpet virtuoso Wynton Marsalis, in 1984. He won for the albums Trumpet Concertos and Think of One.

What flamboyant pop star auctioned off his costumes for $8.2 million in 1988, explaining "I don't want to go on stage looking like Tina Turner's grandmother anymore"?
A: Elton John.

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A: Trivia Country!

The rock group Electric Mayhem made an appearance in what 1979 film?
A: The Muppet Movie -- it was the Muppet rock band.

Who was rumored to be the subject of Carly Simon's 1972 record, "You're So Vain"?
A: Warren Beatty.

Irving Berlin reworked one of his songs, "Smile and Show Your Dimple." What became the song's more memorable title?
A: "Easter Parade."

From what other singer did Elvis Presley borrow his characteristic hip-swinging?
A: Bo Diddley.

The singing duo of Caesar and Cle only achieved fame under another name. What was it?
A: Sonny and Cher.

A song called "I wish You Peace," recorded by The Eagles, was written by Bernie Leadon and Patti Davis.  What is Ms. Davis's more obvious claim to fame?
A: She is the younger daughter of former President Ronald Reagan.

Who was Pat Boone's famous father-in-law?
A: Country singer Red Foley.

What rich and famous singer-songwriter owns the publishing right to Stormy Weather and Hello Dollly, as well as the soundtracks of Grease, Mame, Annie and A chorus Line, among many others?
A: Paul McCartney.

What song, originally recorded in 1958 by Hank Ballard and The Midnighters, became the only recording in Billboard history to reach number one in two different years when it was recorded by another artist?
A: "The Twist," sung by Chubby Checker, which reached number one in 1960 and again in 1962.

Who was the first performer to sell over half-a-million copies of a Quadra disc--a stereo, four-channel record?
A :Elvis Presley, with "Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite, " in 1973.

In April, 1971, hat rock group became the first ever to appear at New York's Carnegie Hall?
A: Chicago, in April 1971.

What song holds the record for the biggest leap to the number one position on Billboard's Hot 100 chart?
A: The Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love." On March 28,1964, it entered the chart at number 37, the next week, it was number 1.

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