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Music General Knowledge #4

Answer these random questions about the world of music.
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Last updated: February 25, 2020
First submittedMarch 26, 2015
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Delta, Chicago, and Kansas City are subgenres of what type of music?
Blues
Who "shook off" country music to become a pop singer in 2014?
Taylor Swift
Who wrote music for a "Well-Tempered Clavier"?
J.S. Bach
What type of dance was famously performed at the Moulin Rouge?
Can-Can
What former NSYNC member has had the most successful solo career?
Justin Timberlake
What, according to Kanye West, was one of the best music videos of all time?
Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)
Who composed "Flight of the Valkyries"?
Richard Wagner
What percussion instrument was prominently featured in the song
"(Don't Fear) The Reaper"?
Cowbell
Who did Niccolò Paganini and Robert Johnson supposedly have to thank
for their "ungodly" musical prowess?
The Devil
What country singer has friends in low places?
Garth Brooks
What, according to Gil Scott-Heron, will not be televised?
The Revolution
What city do The White Stripes, Aretha Franklin, and Kid Rock come from?
Detroit
Who just called to say he loves you?
Stevie Wonder
What genre of music was New York's "Studio 54" most associated with?
Disco
Who wrote "Rhapsody in Blue"?
George Gershwin
What type of tasty treat brings "all the boys to the yard"?
Milkshake
What British rock band recorded "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor"
and "Fluorescent Adolescent"?
The Arctic Monkeys
What band was founded by Lou Reed and John Cale?
The Velvet Underground
What music producer is the father of actress Rashida Jones?
Quincy Jones
What stringed instrument did King David play?
Lyre
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Level 85
Mar 27, 2015
Accept "All the Single Ladies" or "Put a Ring on it"?

Also... MORE COWBELL!
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Level ∞
Mar 27, 2015
Okay
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Level 84
Feb 25, 2020
I've got a fever! And the only prescription is for you to accept "more cowbell"!
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Level 74
Apr 21, 2015
King David didn't play the banjo, then? Shame.
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Level 44
Jul 26, 2015
haha, I tried that too. Also sitar, oud and harp.
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Level 23
Jul 26, 2015
Only 41% got cowbell?! I GOTTA HAVE MORE COWBELL!!!!!
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Level 67
Jul 27, 2015
Wow, didn't expect to get them all. Yay.
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Level 78
Aug 6, 2018
More people need to know Gil Scott-Heron.
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Level 28
Dec 3, 2019
How did only 39% of people get Garth Brooks?
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Level 81
Feb 26, 2020
Because 61% of quiz takers didn't know the correct answer.
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Level 63
Mar 3, 2020
I'm somewhere in between. I didn't know the answer because I'm not into country but I guessed a random singer and got it.
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Level 54
Mar 2, 2020
Sad to see that more people aren't aware of one of the most influential (and my favourite) band, The Velvet Underground
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