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Question 1: Freed began referring to the rhythm and blues music he played as "________".
JazzUnited StatesCountry musicRock and roll

Question 2: By the 1970s, the term rhythm and blues was being used as a blanket term for soul, funk, and ________.
Post-discoNightclubFreestyle musicDisco

Question 3: [40] ________ was at the top of the R&B charts in 1959 and 1960 with one #1 and two #2 hits.
Artists and repertoireRecord labelBillboard Hot 100Brook Benton

Question 4: [23] The Clovers, a vocal trio who sang a distinctive sounding combination of blues and gospel, had the #5 hit of the year with "Don't You Know I Love You" on ________.
Warner Bros. RecordsAtlantic RecordsEast West RecordsWarner Music Group

Question 5: Benton had a certain warmth in his voice that attracted a wide variety of listeners, and his ballads led to comparisons with performers such as Cole, Sinatra and ________.
Barbra StreisandWhitney HoustonLinda RonstadtTony Bennett

Question 6: In that year, ________ dominated the top five listings of the R&B charts with three songs, and two of the top five songs were based on the boogie-woogie rhythms that had come to prominence during the 1940s.
JazzBluesElla FitzgeraldLouis Jordan

Question 7: Around the same time, earlier R&B was an infuence on British pub rock and later, the ________.
Oi!Mod revival2 ToneMod (subculture)

Question 8: There was also increasing emphasis on the ________ as a lead instrument, as well as the piano and saxophone.
Electric Guitar DesignLead guitarElectric guitarBass guitar

Question 9: ________
List of Billboard Hot 100 chart achievements and milestonesBillboard Hot 100 50th Anniversary ChartsList of number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States)List of artists who reached number one on the Billboard R&B chart

Question 10: ________ said of Charles' music: "He's mixing the blues with the spirituals...
Lead BellyWillie DixonBig Bill BroonzyRobert Johnson (musician)







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