Music 104 Exam 3

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Which of the following was NOT a recording industry standard of the 1970s?

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Which of the following was NOT a recording industry standard of the 1970s?

Brass cylinder recording

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What 1960s technique allowed broadcasting companies to air 2 signals simultaneously on 1 channel, creating room for FM stations on radio?

multiplexing

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3

Which progressive rock group recorded the first rock concerto- a collaboration between a rock band and an orchestra?

Deep Purple

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4

Which best selling Pink Floyd album stayed on the pop charts for over 14 years?

Dark Side of the Moon

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Which city was a center for “soft” soul music in the 70s?

Philadelphia

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6

With her album, Tapestry, this singer/songwriter outsold everyone else in the industry and won 4 Grammies in 1971.

Carole King

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7

Which southern rock group dominated country rock in the 70s, so much that their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) album was the best-selling album of all time until 2012?

The Eagles

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8

Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Tompall Glaser, and Jessi Colter were country artists that turned to rock in the 70s. They were known as the?

Outlaws

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9

What song first used the term “heavy metal”?

Born to Be Wild

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10

Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of a KISS performance?

Tye-dye costumes

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11

Pop music in the 70s was harsh and extreme.

False

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12

Which 70’s mega star was known for elaborate costumes and amazing piano playing on stage?

Elton John

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13

Radio was slow to accept disco and punk music.

False

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14

Which groups or artists got their start at CBGB?

Patti Smith, The Ramones

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15

Which punk group toured consecutively for 22 years?

The Ramones

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Which eclectic punk group were pioneers of the music video?

Devo

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What term was used to describe the second generation of punk music?

New Wave

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Which 1970’s punk group was led by Sting?

The Police

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19

Most disco clubs featured a DJ, light shows, group dancing, and drugs.

True

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Which was the first disco hit to hit the Disco charts?

Never Can Say Goodbye- Gloria Gaynor

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Which Disco group recorded the hit song, "September"?

Earth, Wind, and Fire

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Which Disco group depicted masculine stereotypes and gay fantasy personas with their costumes?

The Village People

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Which disco group recorded hits for the movie, "Saturday Night Fever"?

The BeeGees

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Which of the following was NOT a new way to listen to music in the 80s?

LP Record

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25

MTV’s primary focus was on promoting film music.

False

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26

Duran Duran were lovingly referred to as what by their fans?

The Fab 5

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27

What was Michael Jackson’s best selling album?

Thriller

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Who was the musical heir to Little Richard, Jimi Hendrix, and Sly Stone?

Prince

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Which 80’s rocker won the Tony award for best original score for Kinky Boots, making herself the first woman to win the category by herself?

Cyndi Lauper

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Which singer was known for setting female fashion trends in the 80s?

Madonna

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Which 80s female artist is the most awarded of all time?

Whitney Houston

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In what year did the Live Aid charity concert take place?

1985

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Which hit was a collaboration between Queen and David Bowie?

Under Pressure

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