123facts.com - The Most Complete Trivia Game Site

Trivia Quizzes, Games, and Facts

Trivia Categories Forums About Us FAQ Contact Us
Username:  
Password:
Register   My 123Facts




Trivia Quiz Categories
Animals
Brain Teasers
Celebrities
Entertainment
For Kids
General
Geography
History
Hobbies
Humanities
Literature
Movies
Music
People
Religion & Faith
Science & Technology
Sports
Television
Video Games
World

List all trivia quiz categories

More Trivia Fun
New Quizzes
Popular Recent Quizzes
Most Highly Rated Quizzes
   
Write a Quiz

Monthly Tournament
Today's Easy Trivia
Today's Hard Trivia
Easy Hourly Trivia
Hard Hourly Trivia

Trivia Facts
Browse Trivia Facts
Submit a Trivia Fact

Statistics
View Hall of Fame

Website
- Who's online?
490 playing now

- Quizzes served
5,835,058

Players
- Most points

- Registered members
40798

- Just registered!

Teams
- Most points

Quiz Of The Day
- Tournament Leader

- Last Tournament Champ

You are here:    Home » Quizzes
Search:  

Great Musicians From New Jersey

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
Many famous musicians were born in and/or lived in New jersey. This is a quiz on these people.

Question 1:


This great musician was born in Wisconsin but lived for many years in Mahwah, New Jersey. He is most responsible for the development of the unibody electric guitar. Unfortunately, he died in August of 2009.
Les Paul
Ben Gibson
Max Dumbrowski
Strother Martin

Question 2:


She was called "Sassy" and was one of the greatest jazz vocalists.
Lena Horne
Ella Fitzgerald
Sarah Vaughan
Shirley Horne

Question 3:


"Sherry" was the first big hit of this group that featured four "Jersey Boys".
The Four Bells
The Four Feshmen
The Four Lads
The Four Seasons

Question 4:


Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, born in Newark, N.J., is better known by this name.
Rose Marie
Lelsie Gore
Ella Fitzgerald
Connie Francis

Question 5:


This singer hit the pop charts with "It's My Party and I'll Cry If I Want to" and "Now It's Judy's Turn to Cry."
Leslie Gore
Dionne Warwick
Ella Fitzgerald
Connie Francis

Question 6:


Bruce Springsteen is from New Jersey. Can you name the two Jersey-born drummers for the E Street Band that periodically toured and recorded with Bruce Springsteen?
Roy Bitton and Suki Carter
Vini Lopez and Max Weinberg
David Sancius and Guy Tallant
Danny Federici and Clarence Clemons

Question 7:


This singer was the only female member of The Fugees. She also acted in "Sister Act II."
Leslie Gore
Patti Smyth
Lauryn Hill
Patti Smith

Question 8:


This former member of The Fugees was born in Haiti, lived for a short time in Brooklyn, NY and then moved to New Jersey.
Wyclef Jean
Bill Evans
Tony Mottola
Charles Basie

Question 9:


Whitney Houston's mother and aunt have both won Grammy Awards.
True
False

Question 10:


Where in New Jersey was Frank Sinatra born?
Hoboken
West New York
Newark
Jersey City

Question 11:


This famous guitarist was discovered while in rehab at a Synanon Center.
Tony Mottola
Joe Pass
Bill Evans
Clint Black

Question 12:


This famous drummer had a pop hit with "Topsy Part 2." He played with Cab Calloway, The Louis Armstrong All Stars, and many other famous jazz orchestras.
Cozy Cole
Tommy Mottola
Tony Mottola
Bill Evans

Question 13:


This New Jersey group had big hits with "Sylvia's Mother", "When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman" and "On the Cover of the Rolling Stone".
Dr. Obama and the National Medicine Show
Dr. John and the Medicine Show
Dr. DeMento and the Medicine Show
Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show

Question 14:


"Ladies' Night", "Celebration", "Get Down on It , "Jungle Boogie" and "Fresh" were hits for this group.
K.C. and the Sunshine Company
Finn and Haddie
Hall and Oates
Kool and the Gang

Question 15:


This New Jersey musician is most famous as the arranger and musical director for Sinatra, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Johnny Mathis and Peggy Lee. Linda Ronstadt had two Platinum albums featuring his arrangements.
Neal Hefti
John Phillip Astor
Bill Evans
Nelson Riddle

Question 16:


Although he is most often associated with Kansas City, this great band leader was born in New Jersey. Who is this jazz great whose big band was featured in the last scene of the 1974 movie "Blazing Saddles"?
Bennie Goodman
Edward Kennedy Ellington
Charlie Barnet
William Basie

 


Report errors (will not interfere with your quiz)




 
 
Conditions of Use   |   Privacy policy   |   Disclaimer   |   Copyright    © 2005-2018 123facts.com. All Rights Reserved.

Page loaded from database in 0.51443815231323 seconds