Music Trivia and Answers

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Which music icon began his career as a member of a group called The Wailers?

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Answer: Bob Marley
More information: Few musicians, if any, have had as much of a profound impact on global culture than the late Bob Marley (1945 - 1981). Marley began his musical career with the reggae band, The Wailers.

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A "foo fighter", upon which the famous 1990's band is named, is a term derived from which line of professionals?

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Answer: Aircraft Pilots
More information: The term foo fighter was actually used to describe unexplained aerial phenomenon, which they sometimes thought were secret Axis weapons, by Allied aircraft pilots during World War II.

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Which band recorded an album in the same California house where an infamous mass murder occurred?

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Answer: Nine Inch Nails
More information: Although he didn't think much of it when renting the place, later Nine Inch Nails' frontman Trent Reznor felt regret for renting the home where Charles Manson and his followers committed the Tate murders in 1969. The Nine Inch Nails recorded most of their 1994 album The Downward Spiral there.

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In 2008, which artist broke the record for the youngest ever to win a Grammy for Album of the Year?

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Answer: Taylor Swift
More information: In 2008 Taylor Swift became the youngest artist ever to win Album of the Year for her 2008 sophomore release, "Fearless", at 20 years of age.

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Which singer began her rise to superstardom actually as a dancer on a sketch-comedy television program?

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Answer: Jennifer Lopez
More information: Before she was an accomplished singer or actress, Jennifer Lopez was actually a dancer on the Wayans Brothers' television program In Living Color during the early 1990's.

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Which band saw its original members reunited for the first time in 24 years during the 2005 Live 8 concert in London?

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Answer: Pink Floyd
More information: Since 1979, Pink Floyd had seen a couple of its original, "classic" members come and go and come again, but it wasn't until the 2005 Live 8 benefit concerts that all four of them had reunited.

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Who was the first female singer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

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Answer: Aretha Franklin
More information: In 1987, the late Aretha Franklin (1942 - 2018) became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.



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