Singer Trivia Questions about Singers, Songs, Bands, and Vocalists
Who sang "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man which was a hit after he died?
A: Buddy Holly.
As a child, what opera star was featured as a singing orphan on a
radio soap opera?
A: Beverly Sills, on the radio serial Our Gal Sunday.
Why was opera singer Enrico Caruso's first film, My Cousin, a big
A: It was a silent movie - not a big box office draw for a professional singer.
How did the lead singer and lyricist of the Irish rock band U2,
Bono, get his name?
A: From a hearing aid store in Dublin called Bono Voz adapted from Latin meaning "good voice".
Who was the original lead singer with the group The Wailers?
A: Junior Braithwaite.
Who was the lead singer with INXS?
A: Michael Hutchence.
What musical instrument was singer Nat King Cole also very
What environmental campaigner and UK pop singer appeared in the
The Way We Were was the first number one hit for what singer?
A: Barbra Streisand.
In Woody Allen's 1977 movie hit, Annie Hall, what famous American
singer-songwriter played the part of slick record promoter Tony
A: Paul Simon.
In 1985 what famous female singer married Sean Penn?
What's Love Got To Do With It? was a movie about what famous
A: Tina Turner.
Author Peter Benchley was born on exactly the same day as what
A: Rick Nelson.
The Jazz Singer was made by what film company?
A: Warner Brothers.
Time Inc merged with what movie company in 1989 to make Time
A: Warner Brothers.
Which singer "ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more?
A: Bob Dylan.
What was singer Sinead O'Coner re-dubbed when she became a
priestess of the Catholic Latin Tridenine Church?
A: Mother Bernadette Mary.
What was the name of the male vocalist backed by the Zodiacs?
A: Maurice Williams.
What are veteran pop singer Stewarts first names?
A: Roderick David.
Daryl Hanna once performed as a singer in an all-girl band known
A: "Psychotic Kindergarten".
At 54 years old, which famous singer took everything but her
boots off for a playboy cover?
A: Nancy Sinatra.
What major Hollywood studio signed the first black performer,
singer Lena Horne, in 1942?
Bob Marley's birthday, February 6, is a national
holiday in what
A: Bob Marley's.
What is the name of the country singer who recorded The IRS
Tapes; Who'll Buy My Memories to help pay a $16.7 million tax bill?
A: Willie Nelson.
After getting out of jail in 1991, what famous soul singer said,
"I feel good"?
A: James Brown.
When three alternative rock producers spied singer Shirley Manson
on MTV and asked her to play with them, what hit band got its start?
In 1991, which famous rock n roll band resurrected Bob Dylan's
Knockin on Heaven's Door?
A: Guns N' Roses.