1923 In Music Trivia Quiz
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1) First published in 1923, "Who's Sorry Now?" is a
popular song with music written by Ted Snyder and lyrics by Bert Kalmar
and Harry Ruby. In 1958, it was a #4 Billboard Hit.
Who had the 1958
2) "Yes! We Have No Bananas" is the title of a novelty
song by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn that was a major hit in 1923, and
one of the top songs of the 20th century. The song was the theme of the
Outdoor Relief protests in Belfast in 1932.
3) Who was the record producer born on January 5, 1923?
4) On February 16th, 1923, "Down Hearted Blues" was
recorded by Bessie Smith. What awards has the song been given?
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the 500 songs that shaped
Oscar Best Picture Gone with the Wind
1995 Grammy Award Best Song
5) Who was the country musician born on September 17, 1923?
6) "I Love Me (I'm Wild About Myself)" was a 1923 hit
Who was the artist who performed on the record?
7) "I Cried for You" is a pop and jazz standard by Gus Arnheim, Arthur Freed, and Abe Lyman, published in 1923. It has been
recorded by one or two artists.
8) In 1923, there was an explosion of recordings of African American
musicians; Bessie Smith, Ida Cox, Joe "King" Oliver, Louis
Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, many others make their
9) The Charleston was a jazz orchestration meant for the Charleston
(dance) composed in 1923, with lyrics by Cecil Mack and music by James P
It was used in a high school dance scene in what 1946 movie?
It's a Wonderful Life
They Came Running
Come Back Home
10) Who was the operatic soprano born on December 2, 1923?