1929 In Music Trivia Quiz
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Who was an American blues guitarist, singer, pianist and songwriter who
was one of the most important pioneers of the electric guitar that began
his recording in 1929.
2) Who recorded "Heigh-Ho, Everybody, Heigh-Ho"?
3) Who was the operatic soprano born on May 25?
4) Who recorded "That Crawlin' Baby
Blues" in 1929?
Thomas "Fats" Waller
Blind Lemon Jefferson
5) Who published the song "Can Broadway Do
Without Me?" as writer of both lyrics and music?
6) What was a 1929 American musical film starring
Sophie Tucker in her film debut.
Am I Blue?
7) In 1929, who recorded "Nobody Knows You
When You're Down and Out"?
8) Berry Gordy Jr., record producer and founder
of the Tamla Motown label was born on November 28.
9) It is a song copyrighted in 1929 by Milton
Ager (music) and Jack Yellen (lyrics) and published by EMI Robbins
Catalog, Inc./Advanced Music Corp. The song is recorded by Leo Reisman
and His Orchestra, with Lou Levin, vocal (November 1929), and is used in
the 1930 film Chasing Rainbows. Today, the song is probably best
remembered as the campaign song for Franklin Delano Roosevelt's
successful 1932 Presidential campaign.
What is the song?
"Funny, Dear, What Love Can Do"
"Happy Days Are Here Again"
"Spread A Little Happiness"
10) On December 31, who plays "Auld Lang Syne" for the first time?