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Important Moments In Music History

written by: Eve
This quiz focuses on memorable moments and events that helped shape rock and pop music.

Question 1:

On June 5 1956, Elvis Presley appeared on the Milton Berle show without his guitar and performed this song accentuating it with energetic, exaggerated body movements.
Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender
It's Now Or Never
Hound Dog

Question 2:

Who famously performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Woodstock Festival in the summer of 1969?
Joe Cocker
The Who
Jimi Hendrix
Janis Joplin

Question 3:

On February 9, 1964, The Beatles made their historic first live U. S. television appearance on this show.
The Milton Berle Show
The Tonight Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Late Night With David Letterman

Question 4:

In 1965 Bob Dylan released this song which has been regarded as revolutionary in its combination of different musical elements, the caustic and cynical sound of Dylan's voice, and the directness of the question "How does it feel?"
Blowin' in the Wind
Only a Pawn in Their Game
Like a Rolling Stone
The Times They Are a-Changin

Question 5:

Queen's Live Aid performance at this venue in 1985 has been widely regarded as the greatest live performance in the history of rock music.
Wembley Stadium
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
The Hollywood Bowl
John F. Kennedy Stadium

Question 6:

This stage persona, created by David Bowie, represents the definitive rock star: sexually promiscuous, but with a message of peace and love.
Ziggy Stardust
Dr Winston O’Boogie
Insane Clown Posse

Question 7:

The moonwalk became popular around the world after Michael Jackson performed it while singing this song on Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever on March 25, 1983.
Man in the Mirror
Remember the Time
Billie Jean

Question 8:

He sang two versions of a song, the first version containing the lines "You had the grace to hold yourself/While those around you crawled", which were replaced in the second version with "You were the grace that placed itself / Where lives were torn apart."
Michael Jackson
George Michael
Elton John

Question 9:

What concept rock album was adapted into a feature film of the same name, featuring a character named Pink?
The Dark Side Of The Moon
The Wall
Thick as a Brick
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Question 10:

This lead single from the 1991 album Nevermind was dubbed an "anthem for apathetic kids" of Generation X.
Under the Bridge
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Losing My Religion


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