Name That Tune
Finish the Song Title
Who Sang That Song
Random Fact
True or False
100

"You ain't nothing..."

A) Hound Dog

B) But a loser 

A) Hound dog

"Hound Dog" was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stroller. It was recorded and released by Big Mama Thornton and Freddie Bell and the Bellboys in the early 1950s. However, it is obvious the Elvis Presley version is highlighted here. He performed the song many times in concert and on T.V. before releasing it as a single in 1956. 


100

Mona _____ by Nate King Cole

A) Lisa

B) Amore

A) Lisa

100

Come Fly With Me was sang by who?

A) Dean Martin

B) Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

100

What was the title of the global 1951 hit song by Nat King Cole?

A) L-O-V-E

B) Unforgettable

B) Unforgettable

100

Elvis Presley had a twin brother?

A) True

B) False

A) True

On January 8,1935, Elvis Aaron Presley was born at his parents' two-room house in East Tupelo, Mississippi, about 35 minutes after his identical twin brother, Jesse Garon Presley, who was stillborn.

200

"Deep down in"

A) Blueberrry Hill

B) Johnny B. Goode

" Johnny B. Goode" was released in 1958, and was written and performed by Chuck Berry. Chuck sang the song and it was basically autobiographical. The title was inspired by the piano player in his band by the name Johnnie Johnson. The "B" in the title stands for Berry, and the Goode comes from Chuck's birthplace.

200

Music! Music! _____ by Teresa Brewer   

A) Music

B) Muse

A) Music

200

Who was the artist for the song "That's Amore"?

A) Dean Martin

B) Frank Sinatra 

Dean Martin

200

How many pounds was Frank Sinatra when he was born?

A) 10 pounds

B) 13 pounds

B) 13 pounds

The 13 pound baby had to be delivered with forceps and was thought to be stillborn, because he came out blue and not breathing. 

200

Frank Sinatra's first fangirls were paid to scream.

A) True 

B) False

A) True

His publicist auditioned girls to find those who could sing the loudest and paid them $5 each to sit at strategic locations in the audience to whip up excitement. 

300

"One, two, three"

A) Rock Around the Clock 

B) Tutti Frutti

A) Rock Around the Clock

"Rock Around the Clock" was released in 1954 as a B-side single. It gained its true fame by its use in the opening credits of the film "Blackboard Jungle" in 1955. It further solidified its status with its inclusion in the movie "American Graffiti", and its two year run as the opening song for the hit T.V. show "Happy Days".

300

"(Let Me Be Your) _____ _____" by Elvis Presley

A) Lovely lady 

Teddy Bear

Teddy Bear

300

The song "Johnny B. Goode" was sang by who? 

A) Little Richard

B) Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry 

300

What was Sam Cook's first hit, in 1957, that established him as a global superstar?

A) A change Is gonna Come

B) You Send Me

B) You Send Me

300

The dance craze "The Bop" was very fast and involved no touching.

A) True

B) False

A) True

The word bop usually referred to a family of low swiveling Charleston-like steps danced in place, sometimes without a partner.

400

"If you knew"

A) Peggy Sue

B) Susie

A) Peggy Sue

The title was originally "Cindy Lou", but Allison changed it to "Peggy Sue" after he and his girlfriend, Peggy Sue Gerron,  broken up.

400

Who sang Mr. Sandman in 1954?

A) The Chordettes

B) The Andrews Sisters

A) The Chordettes

400

Who was the the artist for the song, "Put Your Head On My Shoulder"?

A) Paul Anka

B) Paul McCartney 

A) Paul Anka

400

Which legendary singer called Rock and Roll music the most brutal, ugly, degenerate, vicious form of expression?

A) Fats Domino

B) Frank Sinatra

B) Frank Sinatra 

400

On August 5, 1957, the increasingly wide regional diversification of dance styles reversed.

A) True

B) False

A) True

On August 5, 1957, Clark convinced ABC to broadcast his show nationally, becoming American Bandstand. Suddenly teens from coast to coast sourced new dance styles from television.

500

"Wop bop a"

A) Frutti Tutti

B) Tutti Frutti

B) Tutti Frutti

Many renowned music artists and critics have said the song introduced rock music's characteristic features, and is the sound that spawned Rock and Roll.

500

"____ Boy" by Paul Anka

A) Lonely

B) Lovely

Lonely

500

The song "Tequila" was sang by who?

A) Champs

B) Elvis Presley

Champs

500

Johnny Cash had his first hit in 1958 with what song, which gave its name to the movie about his life in 2005?

A) Ring of Fire

B) I walk the Line

B) I Walk the Line

"I Walk the Line" was written by Cash's first wife Vivian Liberto and recorded at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee.

500

Elvis Presley invented Rock and Roll or in fact made the new music genre distinctive and popularized it in the mid '50s.  

A) True

B) False

B) False

It was Chuck Berry.

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