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Trivia Quiz

What do you remember about what you learned about DC music and music makers? Choose the best answer for each of the questions and find out!

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The International Sweethearts of Rhythm got their name because...

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The Clovers first came together as a singing group at this high school in DC:

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The following vocal group with member Marvin Gaye provided background vocals on the Billy Stewart songs "Billy's Heartache" and "Baby, You're My Only Love".

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What doo-wop group recorded three songs with women’s names as the titles - “Mary Lee”, “Shirley” and “Minnie”?

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Frank Motley was an outstanding trumpeter, able to play two trumpets at a time. As a boy, he took music lessons from:

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What is the name of the Washington, DC concert hall on the Chitterling Circuit?

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What is the name of the record store that was located at 7th and T Street, NW?

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Who is the singer who went to DC's Cardozo High School and became a national singing star?

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What is the name of the son of the Turkish Ambassador who lived in DC, attended Howard University and co-founded one of the largest record labels of the 1950s and 60s?

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What guitar player went on the concert tour with the Sweet Inspirations and Elvis Presley?

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The Velons' recording of "Zing! Went The Strings of My Heart" went to #16 on the Billboard charts. Who else recorded this song?

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What are the names of Bo Diddley's female background singers in the 1960s?

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Besides making music, Bo Diddley also enjoyed:

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The Four Dots signed with one of the most successful independent labels of the 1950s and 1960s. What was the name of the label?

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What was The Truetones' first commercial recording?

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In addition to the Howard Theatre, in what other Washington, DC venue did Angel Face perform?

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What country star recorded Angel Face's song "Don't Ever Leave Me Again" as a thank you for Angel Face's support in the early days of her career?

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Marvin Gaye played what instrument and backed up The Velons' several talent shows?

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