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Trivia Quiz - Around Town: Cities in Music


I give some lines from a song and you name the city or town in the USA referred to in the song. Have fun!

Quiz Number: 2896
Date Submitted: November 15, 2008
Quiz Categories: Music
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: ravioli
Average Score: 74.1 percent
Times Taken: 49 times
Taken by Registered Users: 16

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Around Town Cities in Music
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1. Glenn Miller had a song that left on track 29 from the Pennsylvania station at a quarter to nine:
  A.   Chicago IL
  B.   Grand Central Station, New York
  C.   New Orleans, LA
  D.   Chattanooga TN

2. "Start spreading the news, I'm leaving today!" According to Frank Sinatra, leaving for where?
  A.   Boston, MA
  B.   Chicago IL
  C.   New York, NY
  D.   San Francisco, CA

3. According to Tony Bennett, where is his "city by the bay"?
  A.   San Francisco, CA
  B.   Boston, MA
  C.   Washington, D.C.
  D.   Hudson, NY

4. Frank Sinatra wrote about his town that Billy Sunday could not shut down? Which town was it?
  A.   Chicago, IL
  B.   Detroit, MI
  C.   St. Louis, MO
  D.   Cleveland, OH

5. Gordon Lightfoot wrote about the church bells that chimed till it rang 29 times for each man on the Edmund Fitzgerald. Where is the Maritime Sailors cathedral?
  A.   Chicago, IL
  B.   Cleveland, OH
  C.   Milwaukee, WI
  D.   Detroit MI

6. The Standells wrote the song "Dirty Water." Where did they say their hometown was?
  A.   Boston, MA
  B.   Providence, RI
  C.   Hartford, CT
  D.   Montpelier VT

7. Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon was a native of Revere, Massachusetts, and had a hit song about an amusement park. What was the name and location of the amusement park?
  A.   Paragon Park, Hull, MA
  B.   Palasaides Park, New Jersey
  C.   Cedar Point, Sandusky OH
  D.   Coney Island New York

8. According to Dr. Hook and the Medicine Man, Sylvia's mother, says Sylvia's marrying a fella down.....Where?
  A.   San Diego CA
  B.   Galveston, TX
  C.   Santa FE, NM
  D.   Los Angelas, CA

9. Vicky Lawrence was a one-hit wonder who had her one hit re-recorded by Reba McEntire. A line from the song goes like this: "That's one body that will never be found. You see little sister don't miss when she aims her gun." Where was this?
  A.   Alabama
  B.   Georgia
  C.   Florida
  D.   Arkansas

10. Where was the lineman from that Glenn Campbell sang about?
  A.   Phoenix, Arizona
  B.   Witchita Kansas
  C.   Galveston, Texas
  D.   Memphis Tennessee


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