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Instrumental Nostalgia - 60s and 70s

Instrumental music seldom appears on the billboard charts these days. A few decades ago, however, it was not unusual to find a movie theme or a cleverly arranged melody in a top spot. This quiz focuses on Top 20 (USA) instrumental hits and the instruments they featured.


Quiz ID:#33436
Fun:*** (2.5)
Difficulty:** (1.88)
Category:Music > Pop
Created By:dalfamnestAnz******




#1   Which of the following is the title of a 1972 hit which featured electronic music played on an early synthesiser?

#2   The Surfaris's hit, "Wipe Out", featured solo performances on which of these instruments?

#3   Mason Williams composed and performed "Classical Gas" in the 1960s. It featured which of these instruments?

#4   "The Entertainer" was originally written as a piece of piano ragtime music.

#5   "Green Onions" was a popular instrumental hit for Booker T. & the M.G.'s. It featured which of the following?

#6   "Feels So Good", which reached the top of the Easy Listening chart and #3 on the Pop Top 20 in 1978, featured Chuck Mangione playing which of these instruments?

#7   Mike Oldfield's "Tubular Bells" was a Top 20 hit in 1974 after featuring in which of these movies?

#8   Which of the following instrumental hits was not taken onto the charts by Herb Alpert?

#9   "A Fifth Of Beethoven", based on the famous fifth symphony, is mostly associated with which of the following musical genres?

#10   Which of the following instrumental hits does not feature the piano?





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