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Best Oldies Music Trivia Questions and Answers

Free fun trivia questions and answers about oldies music

 

Best Oldies Music Trivia Questions and Answers

Which Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men song became the first to spend 16 weeks at No 1?
A: One Sweet Day.

What type of train did Veteran Rod Stewart chart with?
A: Downtown Train.

Who had hits with El Paso and Devil Woman?
A: Marty Robbins.

Who co-wrote Fame with David Bowie?
A: John Lennon.

What does the V stand for in SWV?
A: Voices.

Victoria Principal sang All I Have To Do Is Dream with which Gibb?
A: Andy.

Who recorded Macarena (bayside boys mix)?
A: Los Del Rio.

 

Who reached No 1 with Unbelievable?
A: EMF.

Which group had 80s hits with Hard To Say I'm Sorry and Look Away?
A: Chicago.

What was the first No 1 single for Hall & Oates?
A: Rich Girl.

Who was described as "a woman who pulled herself up by her bra straps?"
A: Madonna.

Who hit the top ten with the Unskinny Bop?
A: Poison.

What was Heart's first No 1 hit?
A: These Dreams.

Which Gibb brother is the eldest?
A: Barry.

 

I'll Be There For You was the theme to which hit TV show?>
A: Friends.

Which liquid product featured the hit Like A Prayer in its advertisement?
A: Pepsi.

Which year was the title of Zager & Evans' only No 1?
A: 2525.

On what date did Elton John first sing his biggest-selling single in public?
A: 6th September 1997.

Which girl got Kiss into the singles top ten for the first time?
A: Beth.

Who duetted with Peabo Bryson on Beauty and the Beast?
A: Celine Dion.

Who knocked themselves off No 1 position with their follow up On Bended Knee?
A: Boyz II Men.

 

On which label does Mariah Carey record?
A: Columbia.

Who had a 1978 No 1 with Boogie Oogie Oogie?
A: A Taste Of Honey.

Who wrote under the pseudonym Bernard Webb?
A: Paul McCartney.

What kind of Bites provided Def Leppard with a No 1 single?
A: Love.

Which country does Eddy Grant originate from?
A: Guyana.

Which film revived the 70s song You Sexy Thing?
A: The Full Monty.

Who had a No 1 hit with Here Comes the Hot Stepper?
A: Ini Kamoze.

 

Who was the first John to have four solo No 1 hits?
A: Denver.

Who wrote the song The Last Thing On My Mind?
A: Tom Paxton.

What was Nirvana's third album called?
A: In Utero.

Who did Janet Jackson sing The Best things in Life Are Free with?
A: Luther Vandross.

In which state did 2 Pac and Dr Dre find Love?
A: California.

In which state did Kurt Cobain die?
A: Washington.

What was Michael Jackson's debut hit away from the Jackson 5?
A: Got To Be There.

 

Which artist was the subject of a 1991 biography by Randy Taraborelli?
A: Michael Jackson.

Which band was fronted by Courtney Love?
A: Hole.

Who duetted on the 1993 hit I've Got You Under My Skin with Frank Sinatra?
A: Bono.

Who had a giant hit with Nobody Knows?
A: The Tony Rich Project.

Which label did Toni Braxton's Un-Break My Heart appear on?
A: Arista.

Who was the first female to reach 30 top ten hits?
A: Madonna.

Which 60s No 1 began with the French national anthem?
A: All You Need Is Love.

Which Club went to the Wild, Wild West?
A: the Escape Club.

Which female vocalist was a member of the Eurythimics?
A: Annie Lennox.

What was the first single of The Spice Girls?
A: Wannabe.