Monday, November 24, 2014

Doo Wop Test

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 from a Rock & Roll standpoint?
(a)    Earth Angel
(b)    Mother
(c)    Worm.

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)   Atlantic
(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. In 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 originating
       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)    Susan Gibbs
(b)    Connie Francis
(c)    Annette Funicello

13.   The Everly Brothers were . . .
(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 Iddings 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

19.  The Everly Brothers sang a song called ''Till I ______ You.''
(a)   Loved
(b)   Kissed
(c)   Met

20.  Chuck Berry sang ''Oh, _____, why can't you  be true?''
(a)   Suzie Q
(b)   Peggy Sue
(c)   Maybelline

21.  ''Wooly _______''
(a)   Mammouth
(b)   Bully
(c)   Pully

22. ''I'm like a one-eyed cat . . ."
(a)  can't go into town no more
(b)  sleepin' on a cold hard floor
(c)  peepin' in a seafood store

23.  ''Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do . . .''
(a)   cause there ain't no answer for a life without booze
(b)   cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
(c)   cause my car's gassed up and I'm ready to cruise.

24.  ''They often call me Speedo, but my real name is . . .''
(a)   Mr. Earl
(b)   Jackie Pearl
(c)   Milton Berle

25.   ''You're my Fanny and nobody else's . . .''
(a)   girl
(b)   butt
(c)   love

26. ''I want you to play with my . . . ''
(a)   heart
(b)  dreams
(c)  ding a ling

27. ''Be Bop A Lula . . .''
(a)  she's got the rabies
(b)  she's my baby.
(c)  she loves me, maybe

28. ''Fine Love, Fine Kissing ...''
(a)   right here
(b)   fifty cents
(c)   just for you

29. ''He wore black denim trousers and _''
(a)   a pink carnation
(b)  pink leotards
(c)  motorcycle boots

30.  ''I got a gal named . . .''
(a)   Jenny Zamboni
(b)   Gerri Mahoney
(c)   Boney Maroney

    Answers below...

1.  (c)    The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock
2.  (b)    Blackboard Jungle
3.  (a)    Angel
4.  (c)    Blueberry Hill
5.  (a)    Mr. Sandman
6.  (c)    Sun
7.  (b)    Charlie Brown
8.  (a)    MacHeath
9.  (c)    Tutti Fruitti
10.  (c)   Alan Freed
11.  (a)   Little Richard
12.  (c)   Annette Funicello
13.  (b)   Don and Phil
14.  (a)   Jiles P. Richardson
15.  (c)   Motown
16.  (a)   77 Sunset Strip
17.  (b)    Sandra Dee
18.  (b)   The Monotones
19.  (b)   Kissed
20.  (c)   Maybelline
21.  (b)   Bully
22.  (c)   peepin' in a sea food store
23.  (b)   cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
24.  (a)   Mr. Earl
25.  (b)   butt
26.  (c)   ding a ling
27.  (b)   she's my baby
28.  (a)   right here
29.  (c)   motorcycle boots
30.  (c)   Boney Maroney

Send this to everyone lucky enough to be teenagers in the Doo Wop era  . . .  or who wish they had been. 

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