Doo Wop Quiz – Are You Old Enough to Pass This One?

doowoperaDoo Wop Quiz – Are You Old Enough to Pass This One?

My special friend, George Arnold, sent me this in an email. I know not its source, but for me, it was a fabulous trip down memory lane. George earned 28 out of 30, but he is older than I.  I only managed 27 out of 30. How many did you name correctly?

Doo Wop Test – answers at the bottom. Don’t cheat, now!

1. When did ”Little Suzie” finally wake up?
(a) The movie’s over, it’s 2 o’clock
(b) The movie’s over, it’s 3 o’clock
(c) The movie’s over, it’s 4 o’clock

2. ”Rock Around The Clock” was used in what movie?
(a) Rebel Without A Cause
(b) Blackboard Jungle
(c) The Wild Ones

3. What’s missing from a Rock & Roll standpoint? Earth _____
(a) Angel
(b) Mother
(c) Worm

4. ”I found my thrill . . .” where?
(a) Kansas City
(b) Heartbreak Hotel
(c) Blueberry Hill

5. ”Please turn on your magic beam, _____ _____ bring me a dream,”:
(a) Mr. Sandman
(b) Earth Angel
(c) Dream Lover

6. For which label did Elvis Presley first record?
(a) Atlantic
(b) RCA
(c) Sun

7. He asked, ”Why’s everybody always pickin’ on me?” Who was he?
(a) Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
(b) Charlie Brown
(c) Buster Brown

8. In Bobby Darin’s ”Mack The Knife,” the one with the knife, was named:
(a) MacHeath
(b) MacCloud
(c) MacNamara

9. Name the song with ”A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom.”
(a) Good Golly, Miss Molly
(b) Be-Bop-A-Lula
(c) Tutti Fruitti

10. Who is generally given credit for originating the term ”Rock And
Roll”?
(a) Dick Clark
(b) Wolfman Jack
(c) Alan Freed

11. In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher:
(a) Little Richard
(b) Frankie Lymon
(c) Tony Orlando

12. Paul Anka’s ”Puppy Love” is written to what star?
(a) Brenda Lee
(b) Connie Francis
(c) Annette Funicello

13. The Everly Brothers were . . …
(a) Pete and Dick
(b) Don and Phil
(c) Bob and Bill

14. The Big Bopper’s real name was:
(a) Jiles P. Richardson
(b) Roy Harold Scherer Jr.
(c) Marion Michael Morrison

15. In 1959, Berry Gordy, Jr.., started a small record company called…
(a) Decca
(b) Cameo
(c) Motown

16. Edd Brynes had a hit with ”Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb.” What TV
show was he on?
(a) 77 Sunset Strip
(b) Hawaiian Eye
(c) Surfside Six

17. In 1960 Bobby Darin married:
(a) Carol Lynley
(b) Sandra Dee
(c) Natalie Wood

18. They were a one hit wonder with ”Book Of Love”:
(a) The Penguins
(b) The Monotones
(c) The Moonglows

19. The Everly Brothers sang a song called ”Till I ______ You.”
(a) Loved
(b) Kissed
(c) Met

20. Chuck Berry sang ”Oh, ___________, why can’t you be true?”
(a) Suzie Q
(b) Peggy Sue
(c) Maybelline

21. ”Wooly _______”
(a) Mammouth
(b) Bully
(c) Pully

22. ”I’m like a one-eyed cat . . . ..”
(a) can’t go into town no more
(b) sleepin’ on a cold hard floor
(c) peepin’ in a seafood store

23. ”Sometimes I wonder what I’m gonna do . . . . ..”
(a) cause there ain’t no answer for a life without booze
(b) cause there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues
(c) cause my car’s gassed up and I’m ready to cruise

24. ”They often call me Speedo, but my real name is … . . . .. .”
(a) Mr. Earl
(b) Jackie Pearl
(c) Milton Berle

25. ”You’re my Fanny and nobody else’s ……”
(a) girl
(b) butt
(c) love

26. ”I want you to play with my . . . ”
(a) heart
(b) dreams
(c) ding a ling

27. ”Be Bop A Lula ….”
(a) she’s got the rabies
(b) she’s my baby.
(c) she loves me, maybe

28. ”Fine Love, Fine Kissing ..”
(a) right here
(b) fifty cents
(c) just for you

29. ”He wore black denim trousers and . . ..”
(a) a pink carnation
(b) pink leotards
(c) motorcycle boots

30. ”I got a gal named . … ..”
(a) Jenny Zamboni
(b) Gerri Mahoney
(c) Boney Maroney

 

 

Answers:

Scroll Down so you aren’t tempted to cheat (as if cheating were needed
here).
* * * * * * * * * * * *
1 (c) The movie’s over, it’s 4 o’clock
2. (b) Blackboard Jungle
3. (a) Angel
4. (c) Blueberry Hill
5. (a) Mr. Sandman
6. (c) Sun
7. (b) Charlie Brown
8. (a) Mac Heath
9. (c) Tutti Fruitti
10. (c) Alan Freed
11. (a) Little Richard
12. (c) Annette Funicello
13. (b) Don and Phil
14. (a) Jiles P. Richardson
15. (c) Motown
16. (a) 77 Sunset Strip
17. (b) Sandra Dee
18. (b) The Monotones
19. (b) Kissed
20. (c) Maybelline
21. (b) Bully
22. (c) peepin’ in a sea food store
23. (b) cause there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues
24. (a) Mr. Earl
25. (b) butt
26. (c) ding a ling
27. (b) she’s my baby
28. (a) right here
29. (c) motorcycle boots
30. (c) Boney Maroney

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About reginajeffers

Regina Jeffers is the award-winning author of Austenesque, Regency and contemporary novels.
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3 Responses to Doo Wop Quiz – Are You Old Enough to Pass This One?

  1. carolcork says:

    1. 4 o’clock
    2. Blackboard Jungle
    3. Earth Mother
    4. Blueberry Hill
    5. Mr Sandman
    6. Sun
    7. Charlie Brown
    8. MacHeath
    9. Tutti Frutti
    10. –
    11. Frankie Lyman
    12. Connie Francis
    13. Don and Phil
    14. Jiles P Richardson
    15. Motown
    16. 77 Sunset Strip
    17. Sandra Dee
    18. The Moonglows
    19. Kissed
    20. Peggy Sue
    21. Bully
    22. Sleepin’ on a cold hard floor
    23. cause there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues
    24. Mr Earl
    25. girl
    26. ding a ling
    27. she’s my baby
    28. –
    29. a pink carnation
    30. Boney Maroney

    Great quiz, Regina! I didn’t cheat, some I know and some I’ve guessed.

  2. It should surprise me, but it does not, that when PBS does it fund raising drives, I know the words to all the songs in the Doo Wop specials. LOL!
    I am pleased you enjoyed it, Carol.

  3. Anji says:

    Guess I’m just that teensy-weensy bit too young for this one. I only got six and two of them were because they’d featured in Back to the Future 2!

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