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Rock & Roll and Blues ~ 3

What was the name of Hank Ballard's band? The Midnighters
In 1953, what was the first white rock and roll hit? Bill Haley's 'Crazy Man Crazy'
Who was the bandleader, songwriter and producer behind Fats Domino's hits? Dave Bartholomew
Who introduced rocking black rythm to country and western with 'Hillbilly Boogie' in 1945? The Delmore Brothers
After Metalica, which band did Dave Mustain start? Megadeth
Who was the guitarist with the Heartbreakers? Walter Lure
Under what name did Tom Verlaine, Richard Hell and Billy Ficca record their demos? The Neon Boys
What was Sly Stone's group called? The Family Stone
What was George Clinton of P-Funk also known as? Dr. Funkenstein
In its formal debut in 1965, who was Velvet Underground's drummer? Maureen Tucker
In which year did the Beatles found Apple Records? 1968
Who was the lead vocalist in the Box Tops' hit, The Letter? Alex Chilton
For which group did Tony Lommi play heavy metal guitar? Black Sabbath
In 1956 who sang I Got You Babe? Sonny and Cher
On Simon and Garfunkel's Sounds of Silence, who replaced the folk backing with electric guitar, bass and drums while they were away? Tom Wilson
In 1966, whose song When a Man Loves a Woman was a number 1 pop hit? Percy Sledge
In 1987, what was the fastest selling debut album in CBS Record's history? Licensed To Ill by the Beastie Boys
Which group had the first rap hit, 'Rapper's Delight'? The Sugar Hill Gang
In 1976, who's debut single was 'Anarchy in the U.K.? The Sex Pistols
Who formed the record label Philadelphia International in 1971? Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
What was Sly Stone's real name? Sylvester Stewart
In 1963 Lou Reid graduated from Syracuse University as what? An English Major
Who had the Proto-Punk anthem 'I wanna be your dog'? The Stooges
What was the name of Little Richard's road band? The Upsetters
What was the first American hit by a British r&b group, The Animals? House of the Rising Sun

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