The Rockin' 70s Bands Quiz
by Staff
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.

  • TRUE

Brian May, Freddie Mercury, John Deacon and Roger Taylor are the original members of what band?

  • Badfinger
  • Queen
  • The Cars

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
  • AC/DC
  • Judas Priest

What iconic '70s band originally formed as Linda Ronstadt's backup band?

  • Mott the Hoople
  • Cream
  • The Eagles

True or false? Jethro Tull had hits with Karn Evil 9 and Lucky Man.

  • TRUE

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?

  • &quot;Sweet Home Alabama&quot;
  • &quot;Free Bird&quot;
  • &quot;What's Your Name&quot;

Which Eagles concept album had so much plot line that it hinted rumors of a movie?

  • &quot;Desperado&quot;
  • &quot;On the Border&quot;
  • &quot;Hotel California&quot;

What was Carly Simon's first big hit?

  • &quot;Anticipation&quot;
  • &quot;That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be&quot;
  • &quot;Mockingbird&quot;

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

True or false? The Ramones were a punk band that included members and brothers Johnny, Dee Dee, Joey and Tommy Ramone.

  • TRUE

What popular radio band released songs "More Than a Feeling" and "Peace of Mind?"

  • Journey
  • Pink Floyd
  • Boston

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?

  • &quot;The Dark Side of the Moon&quot; and &quot;The Wall&quot;
  • &quot;The Wall&quot; and &quot;A Momentary Lapse of Reason&quot;
  • &quot;The Dark Side of the Moon&quot; and &quot;The Division Bell&quot;

Which Doors' album was the last with Jim Morrison on vocals?

  • &quot;Morrison Hotel&quot;
  • &quot;L.A. Woman&quot;
  • &quot;The Soft Parade&quot;

True or false? "Can't Buy A Thrill" was the debut album of the American rock band Grand Funk Railroad.

  • TRUE

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"?

  • Exile
  • Bee Gees
  • Heart

True or false? "Long Road Out of Eden" earned the Eagles two more Grammy awards.

  • TRUE

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.

  • TRUE

What Pink Floyd album was the first to hit No. 1 on any chart?

  • &quot;The Dark Side of the Moon&quot;
  • &quot;Atom Heart Mother&quot;
  • &quot;Meddle&quot;

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?

  • Van Halen
  • Dokken
  • Angel

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.

  • TRUE

Which member of The Clash appears on the cover of the album "London Calling"?

  • Paul Simonon
  • Joe Strummer
  • Mick Jones