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Trivia Quiz - Guitars Named for Recording Artists

These questions are about guitars named for rock and country artists.

Quiz Number: 2881
Date Submitted: October 29, 2008
Quiz Categories: Music
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 43 percent
Times Taken: 23 times
Taken by Registered Users: 10

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1. What is the nickname of the black Gibson ES-335 hollow body electric guitar built to B.B. King's specifications?
  A.   Louise
  B.   Ethel
  C.   Lucille
  D.   Beverly

2. James Burton, who rose to fame as a guitarist for Ricky Nelson and later for Elvis, has a signature edition of what guitar named for him?
  A.   Fender Stratocaster
  B.   Gibson SG
  C.   Fender Telecaster
  D.   Gretsch Country Gentleman

3. Which famous guitar player has guitars from two different companies named for him?
  A.   Chet Atkins
  B.   Django Rheinhardt
  C.   Charlie Christian
  D.   Al Di Meola

4. Which of the following recording artists does NOT have a signature edition Stratocaster built by Fender?
  A.   John Mayer
  B.   Keith Richards
  C.   Eric Clapton
  D.   Stevie Ray Vaughn

5. For which member of the Beach Boys did the Rickenbacker Company build a signture edition guitar?
  A.   Brian Wilson
  B.   Carl Wilson
  C.   Mike Love
  D.   Al Jardine

6. Which guitar maker in the 60s produced Monkees edition guitars and basses which are sought after collector's items today?
  A.   Fender
  B.   Gibson
  C.   Rickenbacker
  D.   Gretsch

7. The Fender Jag Stang guitar, which combined features of both the Jaguar and Mustang guitars, was suggested by and built for which guitarist?
  A.   Kurt Cobain
  B.   Elvis Costello
  C.   Eric Clapton
  D.   Roger McGuinn

8. What company built a limited edition Travelling Wilburys guitar in honor of the supergroup formed by George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, and Jeff Lynne?
  A.   Rickenbacker
  B.   Gretsch
  C.   Fender
  D.   Guild

9. Which of the following artists does NOT have a Gibson Les Paul guitar named for him?
  A.   Slash
  B.   Joe Perry
  C.   Jimmy Page
  D.   Jimi Hendrix

10. Which guitar company builds a Carlos Santana edition guitar?
  A.   Rickenbacker
  B.   Guild
  C.   Paul Reed Smith
  D.   Dannelectro®   

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