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Doo-wop: Quiz


Question 1: It was at this time in ________, when doo-wop was about to become a national phenomenon.

Question 2: These street corner groups would generally (there were exceptions) consist of 3 to 6 members, and the music would consist of 3, 4, and even 5 part ________.
Theodor W. AdornoHarmonyPaintingModernism

Question 3: The last known doo-wop hit was "It's Alright" by ________, which reached number 6 on the U.S.
Small World (album)Fore!Picture This (Huey Lewis and the News album)Huey Lewis and the News

Question 4: Part of the regional ________ or shag music scene, centered in the Carolinas and surrounding states, includes both the original classic recordings and numerous remakes over the years.
Beach musicMotownDiscoDoo-wop

Question 5: Among the earliest recorded examples of African-American vocal-group music is "My Prayer" by the Ink Spots, in ________.

Question 6: Doo-wop is a style of vocal-based ________ music, which developed in African-American communities in the 1940s and which achieved mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.
Soul musicRhythm and bluesJazzRock and roll

Question 7: Doo-wop remained popular until just before the ________ of 1964.
Rock musicBeat musicBritish InvasionPower pop

Question 8: Its main artists are concentrated in urban areas (New York City, Chicago, ________, Newark, Los Angeles, and others), with a few exceptions.
Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaAllentown, PennsylvaniaPittsburghPhiladelphia

Question 9: That year saw such cross-over doowop hits as "Sincerely" by The Moonglows, "Earth Angel" by the ________, and "Only You" by The Platters.

Question 10: Sometimes members of churches who sang gospel, would amass on street corners with their own music and lyrics, generally singing about ________ or relationships in their music.
LimerenceJealousyLoveChemical basis for love

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