So You Think You Know Your Doo Wop?

Welcome to "The Doo-Wop Oldies Quiz." Take the quiz and see how you score as a true "Oldies Fan." Write down your answers and then check them with the answers below:

 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 ngle
c) The Wild Ones

3. What's missing?_____Baby, Earth_____, _____On My Shoulder Love

a) Angel
b) Head

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) Chancellor
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. 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-Bo p-A-Lula
c) Tutti Fruitti

10. Who is generally given credit for 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 are . . .

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 "Kookie" 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


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) - MacHeath

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




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