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1. Who is generally given credit for the term "Rock and Roll?
Dick Clark
Alan Freed
Wolfman Jack

2. In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher.
Little Richard
Frankie Lymon
Tony Williams

3. Paul Anka's Puppy Love is written to what star?
Brenda Lee
Connie Francis
Annette Funicello

4. Tom and Jerry had a small hit with Hey Schoolgirl. Things improved with the name change to...
Simon and Garfunkel
The Everly Brothers
Jan and Dean

5. How old would Elvis have been on his birthday January 8, 2000?

6. The group was Frankie Lymon and the...?

7. The Everly Brothers are...
Pete and Dick
Bob and Bill
Don and Phil

8. Which one of these is NOT a cousin to Jerry Lee Lewis?
Jimmy Swaggert
Waylon Jennings
Mickey Gilley

9. The Big Bopper's real name was...
Jiles P. Richardson
Roy Harold Scherer Jr
Marion Michael Morrison

10. In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. started a small record company called

11. Edd Brynes had a hit with Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb. What TV show was he on?
77 Sunset Strip
Hawaiian Eye
Surfside Six

12. Which of these statements about the crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper is NOT true.
The plane took off from Clear Lake Iowa bound for Fargo N.D.
The plane was named American Pie
They died February 3, 1959

13. In 1960 Bobby Darin married...
Carol Lynley
Natalie Wood
Sandra Dee

14. What energetic singer married the 13 year old daughter of his bass player?
Jerry Lee Lewis
Chuck Berry
Bill Haley

15. They were a one hit wonder with Book of Love.
The Penguins
The Monotones
The Moonglows

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