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1. What was David Bowie's first single to reach number on both the UK singles chart as well as the US singles chart?
2. On September 15, 1965, which of these became the first to offer an 8-track tape player as an option for their entire line of vehicles in the US?
3. Who was at No. 1 on the US country chart on May 17, 1975, with their song '(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Something Wrong Song,' which is also the longest titled number 1 song to date?
4. Louis Armstrong was the oldest artist to hit number 1 on the US singles chart at the age of 62 with which song?
5. Jason White was a touring member from 1999-2012, and in 2012, officially became a member of which band?
6. On April 21, 1973, Tony Orlando and Dawn started a 4 week run at No. 1 on the US singles chart with which song?
7. Which Country Singer/Songwriter invented the first solid body electric guitar?
8. Hailed by fans and critics alike to be one of the most groundbreaking drummers in rock and roll history, who, along with Joan Jett, was the founding member of the all girl group, The Runaways?
9. On April 18, 2009, The Black Eyed Peas started a 12 week run at No. 1 on the US singles chart with which song?
10. Who Topped the List at Number 1 on Metal Hammer magazine's list “Top Ten Rock & Heavy Metal mustaches... ever”?
11. Which country singer was invited to perform at The White House by president Richard Nixon, but declined to perform the song 'Okie from Muskogee' because it was not his song?
12. Which band went to No. 1 on the US album chart on May 5, 1996 with their album 'Evil Empire'?
13. Which singer/actor had his first hit in 1940, won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the 1953 film From Here to Eternity, and went on to score over 25 Top 40 singles, including the 1966 No. 1, Strangers in the Night?
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14. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine placed which Rolling Stones song at number 2 on their list of The 500 Greatest Songs of all Time?
15. On April 25, 1970, The Jackson Five started a 2 week run at No. 1 on the US singles chart with which song?

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  • Heads up – if you took 45 minutes to complete the quiz we know you used Google 🙂


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