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Music Through The Decades

3.5
(15 votes)
10 questions
English
Ten music questions from the 1930s to the 2020s
1

Judy Garland's performance of 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' is from which 1939 film?

The Wizard of Oz

Gone With The Wind

Gulliver's Travels

Wuthering Heights

54% got this right

The song was originally cut from preview screenings of the film.
2

Legendary singer Ronnie James Dio was born in which year?

1940
1942
1949

38% got this right

Ronnie would go on to be the lead singer of Elf, Rainbow, and Black Sabbath before forming the band Dio.
3

The UK singles chart began in 1952, who had the first number 1 with the song 'Here in My Heart'?

Al Martino

Eddie Fisher

Frankie Laine

Perry Como

Hard  12% got this right

'Here in My Heart' held the top spot for nine weeks.
4

Where did The Beatles perform their 1969 rooftop concert?

Hard  19% got this right

The show was The Beatles' final public performance.
5

Put these 1970s Rolling Stones albums in order of release.

1.

Sticky Fingers

2.

Exile on Main St.

3.

Goats Head Soup

4.

It's Only Rock 'n Roll

Easy  84% got this right

Keith Richards was arrested in 1977 for possession, as part of his sentence he played two shows to blind children.
6

Which of the following songs were UK number 1 singles for Madonna in the 1980s?

Into the Groove

Papa Don't Preach

Like a Virgin

Material Girl

Hard  5% got this right

'Material Girl' & 'Like a Virgin' both peaked at number 3.
7

Bryan Adams' 1991 single '(Everything I Do) I Do It for You' spent how many consecutive weeks at number 1 in the UK?

0
16
30

74% got this right

It was eventually replaced at the top by U2's 'The Fly'.
8

Lordi won the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Hard Rock Hallelujah', which country did they represent?

Hard  24% got this right

Lordi set a new record for the highest ever score in the contest
9

Released in 2016, what is the title of David Bowie's final studio album?

Blackstar

36% got this right

David Bowie died two days after the album's release.
10

In 2022 which Kate Bush song topped the charts in eight countries after it was used in the Netflix show Stranger Things?

Running Up That Hill

Babooshka

Cloudbusting

Wuthering Heights

78% got this right

Kate now holds the record as the oldest woman to have a UK number 1 single