Bee Boppers Quiz

1. When did ”Little Suzie” finally wake up?

(a) The movie’s over, it’s 2 o’clock (b) The movie’s over, it’s 3 o’clock (c) The movie’s over, it’s 4 o’clock

 2. ”Rock Around The Clock” was used in what movie?

(a) Rebel Without A Cause(b) Blackboard Jungle(c) The Wild Ones 

3. What’s missing from a Rock & Roll standpoint?Earth _____

(a) Angel(b) Mother(c) Worm 

4. ”I found my thrill…’’ Where?

(a) Kansas City(b) Heartbreak Hotel(c) Blueberry Hill 

5. ”Please turn on your magic beam_____ _____ bring me a dream,”

(a) Mr. Sandman(b) Earth Angel(c) Dream Lover 

6. For which label did Elvis Presley first record?

(a) Atlantic(b) RCA(c) Sun 

7. He asked, ”Why’s everybody always pickin’ on me?” Who was he?

a) Bad, Bad Leroy Brown(b) Charlie Brown(c) Buster Brown 

8. In Bobby Darin’s ”Mack The Knife,” the one with the knife, was named:

(a) Mac Heath(b) Mac Cloud(c) McNamara 

9. Name the song with ”A-wop bop a-loo bop a-lop bam boom.”

(a) Good Golly, Miss Molly(b) Be-Bop-A-Lula(c) Tutti Fruitti 

10. Who is generally given credit for originating the term ”Rock And Roll”?

(a) Dick Clark(b) Wolfman Jack(c) Alan Freed11. In 1957, he left the music business to become a preacher:

(a) Little Richard(b) Frankie Lymon(c) Tony Orlando 

12. Paul Anka’s ”Puppy Love” is written to what star?

(a) Brenda Lee(b) Connie Francis(c) Annette Funicello 

13. The Everly Brothers were…..

(a) Pete and Dick(b) Don and Phil(c) Bob and Bill

 14. The Big Bopper’s real name was:

(a) Jiles P. Richardson(b) Roy Harold Scherer Jr.(c) Marion Michael Morrison 

15. In 1959, Berry Gordy, Jr., started a small record company called…

(a) Decca(b) Cameo(c) Motown

16. Edd Brynes had a hit with ”Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb”. What TV show was he on?

(a) 77 Sunset Strip(b) Hawaiian Eye(c) Surfside Six 

17. In 1960 Bobby Darin married:

(a) Carol Lynley(b) Sandra Dee(c) Natalie Wood 

18. They were a one hit wonder with ”Book Of Love”

(a) The Penguins(b) The Monotones(c) The Moonglows 

19. The Everly Brothers sang a song called”Till I ______ You.”

(a) Loved(b) Kissed(c) Screwed(d) Met 

20. Chuck Berry sang ”Oh, ___________, why can’t you be true?”

(a) Suzie Q(b) Peggy Sue(c) Maybelline 21. ”Wooly _______”(a) Mammouth(b) Bully(c) Pully

 22. ”I’m like a one-eyed cat…..”(a) can’t go into town no more(b) sleepin’ on a cold hard floor(c) peepin’ in a seafood store

 23. ”Sometimes I wonder what I’m gonna do…….”(a) cause there ain’t no answer for a life without booze(b) cause there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues(c) cause my car’s gassed up and I’m ready to cruise 

24. ”They often call me Speedo, but my real name is……”(a) Mr. Earl(b) Jackie Pearl(c) Milton Berle 

25. ”Be Bop A Lula ….”(a) she’s got the rabies(b) she’s my baby.(c) she loves me, maybe 

26. ”Fine Love, Fine Kissing …..”(a) right here(b) fifty cents(c) just for you 

27. ”He wore black denim trousers and …..”(a) a pink carnation(b) pink leotards


Buddy Holly and Little Richard in 1959. What advice did Richard give to Buddy?

Answers:Scroll Down so you aren’t tempted to cheat (as if cheating were needed here).* * * * * * * * * * * *1. (c) The movie’s over, it’s 4 o’clock2. (b) Blackboard Jungle3. (a) Angel4. (c) Blueberry Hill5. (a) Mr. Sandman6. (c) Sun7. (b) Charlie Brown8. (a) Mac Heath9. (c) Tutti Fruitti10 (c) Alan Freed11 (a) Little Richard12 (c) Annette Funicello13 (b) Don and Phil14 (a) Jiles P. Richardson15 (c) Motown16 (a) 77 Sunset Strip17 (b) Sandra Dee18 (b) The Monotones19 (b) Kissed20 (c) Maybelline21 (b) Bully22 (c) peepin’ in a sea food store23 (b) cause there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues24 (a) Mr. Earl25 (b) she’s my baby26 (a) right here27 (c) motorcycle boots28 (c) Boney Maroney Send this to everyone lucky enough to be teenagers in the Doo Wop era…… or who wishes they had been.