The Rockin' 70s Bands Quiz
The Eagles, The Ramones, Skynyrd, Queen...some decades had all the luck. You call yourself a lover of real music, but can you rock the '70s bands quiz?
True or false? The Eagles' first best-of collection, their "Greatest Hits 1971-1975," is among the best-selling albums of all time.
Brian May, Freddie Mercury, John Deacon and Roger Taylor are the original members of what band?
Jimmy Page was guitarist for one of the most popular rock groups of all time. What rock group was it?
- Led Zeppelin
- The Rolling Stones
- The Who
This band, which featured Ozzy Osbourne on vocals, is often credited as the founding band of heavy metal.
- Black Sabbath
- Judas Priest
What iconic '70s band originally formed as Linda Ronstadt's backup band?
- Mott the Hoople
- The Eagles
True or false? Jethro Tull had hits with Karn Evil 9 and Lucky Man.
Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood were behind what British rock band that used a wide variety of instruments?
- Electric Light Orchestra
- Deep Purple
- Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Lynyrd Skynyrd had chart hits with studio <i>and</i> live versions of what song?
- "Sweet Home Alabama"
- "Free Bird"
- "What's Your Name"
Which Eagles concept album had so much plot line that it hinted rumors of a movie?
- "On the Border"
- "Hotel California"
What was Carly Simon's first big hit?
- "That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be"
Which members of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young were former members of Buffalo Springfield?
- Neil Young and Stephen Stills
- David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash
- David Crosby and Stephen Stills
True or false? Bob Seger's hit song "Still the Same" was on the smash album "Against the Wind."
True or false? The Ramones were a punk band that included members and brothers Johnny, Dee Dee, Joey and Tommy Ramone.
What popular radio band released songs "More Than a Feeling" and "Peace of Mind?"
- Pink Floyd
What epic, six-minute song did Queen release with a promotional video in 1975, seven years before MTV began broadcasting?
- Bohemian Rhapsody
- Under Pressure
- Video Killed the Radio Star
Which Pink Floyd albums have gone on to be two of the best-selling of all time in America?
- "The Dark Side of the Moon" and "The Wall"
- "The Wall" and "A Momentary Lapse of Reason"
- "The Dark Side of the Moon" and "The Division Bell"
Which Doors' album was the last with Jim Morrison on vocals?
- "Morrison Hotel"
- "L.A. Woman"
- "The Soft Parade"
True or false? "Can't Buy A Thrill" was the debut album of the American rock band Grand Funk Railroad.
What famous rocker was ejected from Graceland by security guards in 1976?
- Bruce Springsteen
- Jimmy Page
- Elton John
What group hit No. 1 on the chart in 1978 with "Kiss You All Over"?
True or false? "Long Road Out of Eden" earned the Eagles two more Grammy awards.
Who was the mastermind behind the groups Parliament and Funkadelic?
- Quincy Jones
- George Clinton
- Barry Gordy
True or false? All of the Eagles' band members were born and raised in California.
What Pink Floyd album was the first to hit No. 1 on any chart?
- "The Dark Side of the Moon"
- "Atom Heart Mother"
Years before the Sex Pistols and punk bands, what quintet shocked audiences by dressing in drag and losing its first drummer to a drug-related drowning?
- New York Dolls
- The Nasty Bits
- Iggy and the Stooges
What California quartet was originally discovered by Kiss bassist Gene Simmons?
What British singer-songwriter converted to Islam in 1977 and changed his name to Yusuf Islam?
- Cat Stevens
- Van Morrison
- Dave Mason
Who was the lead vocalist for Roxy Music?
- Brian Eno
- Bryan Ferry
- Graham Simpson
True or false? The vinyl record inside Alice Cooper's "School's Out" album sleeve was wrapped in a pair of panties.
Which member of The Clash appears on the cover of the album "London Calling"?
- Paul Simonon
- Joe Strummer
- Mick Jones