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Trivia Quiz - Rock and Roll Obscure Facts #1

Sure you know the "A" side...what about the "B" side? Test your Rock and Roll chops with these toughies!

Quiz Number: 3489
Date Submitted: October 19, 2010
Quiz Categories: Rock -n- Roll, Pop Music, Rock Music
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: FRANKL1965
Average Score: 41.6 percent
Times Taken: 177 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7

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Rock and Roll Obscure Facts 1
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1. We all know Eddie Van Halen is resposible for the incredible solo on Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Who played the main riff?
  A.   Slash
  B.   Steve Vai
  C.   Steve Lukather
  D.   Brian May

2. Motorhead founder and bassist Lemmy Kilmister was once a roadie for this legendary musician:
  A.   Janis Joplin
  B.   Jimi Hendrix
  C.   Joe Cocker
  D.   Bob Dylan

3. Which deceased rocker actually has an asteroid named after him?
  A.   Frank Zappa
  B.   Buddy Holly
  C.   Jerry Garcia
  D.   Kurt Cobain

4. Which drummer nearly joined a band called "Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes"? What a mistake that would have been!
  A.   Keith Moon
  B.   Liberty Devito
  C.   Charlie Watts
  D.   Ringo Starr

5. Which guitar God played on Tom Jones' super-hit, "It's Not Unusual"?
  A.   Jimmy Page
  B.   Jeff Beck
  C.   Peter Frampton
  D.   Eric Clapton

6. Which 80's rap act had the first #1 U.S. album that was not available on vinyl?
  A.   Run D.M.C.
  B.   Vanilla Ice
  C.   Salt N Peppa
  D.   Public Enemy

7. Which vocal group sang back up vocals on Paul Simon's "Slip Slidin' Away"?
  A.   The Oak Ridge Boys
  B.   The Association
  C.   The Mamas and the Papas
  D.   The Hoboken Four

8. Which mega-producer played guitar on the Rolling Stones' "Play With Fire"?
  A.   Phil Ramone
  B.   Phil Spector
  C.   Ted Templeman
  D.   Mutt Lange

9. In the Bill Withers classic "Ain't No Sunshine", how many times does he repeat the line..."I know, I know, I know...?
  A.   12
  B.   24
  C.   26
  D.   30

10. The 1972 debut album of this band featured a fruit scented "scratch n' sniff" sticker on the cover. Which band was it?
  A.   The Raspberries
  B.   Hot Tuna
  C.   Vinegar Joe
  D.   Little Feat®   

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