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What album spent 812 weeks on the charts?

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Carol Channing starred in what musical in 1964?


Music Terms

  • Slow tempo Adagio
  • Lively and fast tempo Allegro
  • Slow pace Lento
  • Moderate pace Andante
  • Fast pace Presto
  • Obligatory accompaniment Obbligato
  • Highest female voice Soprano
  • Lowest female voiceContralto
  • Male form of female contraltoAlto
  • Highest male voice Tenor
  • Middle-range male voiceBaritone
  • Lowest male voice Basso profundo
  • Artificial form of singing Falsetto
  • Falsetto voice (higher than tenor) Countertenor
  • Solo in an opera Aria
  • Work for a solo instrument with an orchestra Concerto
  • Light music played in the eveningSerenade
  • Combination of two or more notesChord
  • Study or solo instrument piece Etude
  • Songs for solo voice or piano Lieder
  • Night pieceNocturne
  • Piece written for the outdoors Pastoral
  • Sacred musical compositionOratorio
  • Main female singerPrima Donna
  • Music by a soloist Recital


Artists & Their Instrument

  • Ian AndersonFlute (jazz)
  • Louis ArmstrongTrumpet (jazz)
  • Jack Benny Violin
  • Dave BrubeckPiano
  • Karen CarpenterDrums
  • Pablo CasalsCello
  • Harry Connick, JrPiano
  • Chick Corea Piano
  • Van Cliburn Piano
  • Phil CollinsDrums
  • John Coltrain (Soprano) Saxophone
  • Miles Davis Trumpet
  • Jacqueline Du Pre Cello
  • Maynard FergusonTrumpet
  • FleaBass
  • Benny Goodman Clarinet
  • Lionel Hampton Vibraphone
  • David Helfgott (from the movie Shine)Piano
  • Jimi Hendrix Fender Stratocaster guitar
  • Woody HermanClarinet
  • Buddy RichDrums
  • Vladimir Horowitz (won 20 Grammys) Piano
  • Harry JamesTrumpet
  • Thomas Jefferson Violin
  • Scott Joplin Piano
  • Kenny G Saxophone
  • Thelonius MonkPiano
  • LiberacePiano
  • Franz LisztPiano
  • Chuck MangioneFlugelhorn
  • Wynton MarsalisTrumpet
  • MidoriViolin
  • Ignace Paderewski Piano
  • Niccolo PaganiniViolin
  • Itzhak PerlmanViolin
  • Buddy RichDrums
  • Andres Segovia Guitar
  • Doc SeverinsenTrumpet
  • Ravi ShankarSitar
  • Sara ChangViolin
  • Steve MartinBanjo
  • Isaac Stern Violin
  • Lawrence Welk Accordion
  • Yo Yo MaCello

  • Banana Boat Song Harry Belafonte
  • In the Mood Glenn Miller
  • This Land is Your LandWoody Guthrie
  • Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Andrews Sisters
  • Alice’s RestaurantArlo Guthrie
  • Johnny AngelShelly Fabares
  • Chances Are Johnny Mathis
  • Unchained Melody (original)Righteous Brothers
  • Tennessee Waltz Patti Page
  • When I Fall in Love Nat King Cole
  • Take the A TrainDuke Ellington
  • CrazyPatsy Cline
  • Okie From MuskogeeMerle Haggard
  • Walking the Floor Over YouErnest Tubb
  • Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford
  • Big Bad JohnJimmy Dean
  • Earth AngelPenguins
  • Big Girls Don’t Cry The Four Seasons
  • Georgia on my Mind Ray Charles
  • Rock Around the ClockBill Haley and the Comets
  • Woolly Bully Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs
  • La Bamba (original) Richie Valens
  • La Bamba (remake) Los Lobos
  • Sherry The Four Seasons
  • Blue VelvetBobby Vinton
  • Sixteen Candles The Crests
  • It’s My Party Leslie Gore
  • I Ran (So Far Away) Flock of Seagulls
  • This Guy is in Love With You Herb Alpert
  • Downtown Petula Clark
  • To Sir, With Love Lulu
  • El Paso Marty Robbins
  • My Girl The Temptations
  • Just My Imagination The Temptations
  • Light My Fire (original) Doors
  • Light My Fire (remake)Jose Feliciano
  • A Touch of GreyThe Grateful Dead
  • MacArthur Park Richard Harris
  • Peace TrainCat Stevens
  • In the Year 2525Zager and Evans
  • Convoy C. W. McCall
  • Stand By Your ManTammy Wynette
  • When a Man Loves a WomanPercy Sledge
  • Only the Lonely Roy Orbison
  • Pretty Woman (original) Roy Orbison
  • Pretty Woman (remake)Van Halen
  • Paper RosesMarie Osmond
  • Wild ThingThe Trogs
  • Don’t Fear the ReaperBlue Oyster Cult
  • Theme from Shaft Isaac Hayes
  • MickeyTony Basil
  • Brown-Eyed GirlVan Morrison
  • (I Can’t Get No) SatisfactionThe Rolling Stones
  • Constant Cravingk.d. lang
  • Afternoon DelightStarland vocal Band
  • Venus (original) Shocking Blue
  • Venus (remake) Bananarama
  • Don’t Stop Believin’Journey
  • We’re Nor Going to Take ItTwisted Sister
  • Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
  • Rhythm is Gonna Get You Gloria Estefan
  • Vision of Love Mariah Carey
  • Achy Breaky Heart Billy Ray Cyrus
  • My Maria Brooks and Dunn
  • All I Want To Do Sheryl Crow
  • West End GirlsPet Shop Boys
  • YMCAVillage People
  • Blurred LinesRobin Thicke
  • HappyPharrell Williams
  • Counting StarsOne Republic
  • Let Her GoPassenger
  • PompeiiBastille
  • BurnEllie Goulding
  • DemonsImagine Dragons
  • Get LuckyDaft Punk

  • 21Adele
  • American IdiotGreen Day
  • Abby Roadhe Beatles
  • Badichael Jackson
  • Bat Out of HellMeatloaf
  • Blue HawaiiElvis Presley
  • Breakfast in AmericaSupertramp
  • Bridge Over Troubled WaterSimon and Garfunkel
  • Bridges to BabylonThe Rolling Stones
  • Born in the USABruce Springsteen
  • CalypsoHarry Belafonte
  • The Chronic AlbumDr. Dre
  • Dark Side of the MoonPink Floyd
  • Days of Future PassedMoody Blues
  • Fresh HorsesGarth Brooks
  • The Joshua TreeU2
  • Monster REM
  • NevermindNirvana
  • Purple RainPrince and the Revolution
  • RumoursFleetwood Mac
  • Songs in the Key of LifeStevie Wonder
  • TapestryCarol King
  • ThrillerMichael Jackson
  • TommyThe Who
  • Toys in the AtticAerosmith
  • Viva La VitaCold Play
  • Voodoo LoungeThe Rolling Stones
  • The WallPink Floyd
  • Welcome to My NightmareAlice Cooper

  • Stardust Hoagy Carmichael
  • I Dream of JeannieStephen Foster
  • St. Louis Blues W. C. Handy
  • Night and DayCole Porter
  • Unforgettable Nat King Cole
  • Moon RiverHenry Mancini
  • I’m Just Wild About HarryEubie Blake
  • Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head Bert Bacharach & Hal David
  • Theme From Star Wars John Williams
  • Theme From Pink Panther Henry Mancini

  • 10,000 Maniacs Natalie Merchant
  • Aerosmith Steve Tyler
  • The AnimalsEric Burton
  • Black SabbathOzzy Ozbourne
  • Black Eyes Peas (female)Fergie
  • Black Eyes Peas (male)Will.i.am
  • Blondie Debbie Harry
  • Big Brother and the Holding Company Janice Joplin
  • The Boomtown RatsBob Geldoff
  • CarsRic Ocasek
  • ColdplayChris Martin
  • The Commodores Lionel Richie
  • Cream Eric Clapton
  • Dire Straits Mark Knoffler
  • The DoorsJim Morrison
  • Eurythmics Annie Lennox
  • FacesRod Stewart
  • Foo FightersDavid Grohl
  • Hootie and the BlowfishDarius Rucker
  • Guns and Roses Axl Rose
  • Genesis original leadPeter Gabriel
  • Genesis lead after Peter GabrielPhil Collins
  • Go-Go’sBelinda Carlisle
  • Goo Goo DollsJohn Rzeznik
  • Grateful DeadJerry Garcia
  • Jethro TullIan Anderson
  • Jefferson Airplane/Starship Grace Slick
  • JourneySteve Perry
  • Led ZepplinRobert Plant
  • Matchbox TwentyRob Thomas
  • Maroon 5Adam Lavine
  • Miami Sound MachineGloria Estefan
  • No DoubtGwen Stefani
  • Nine Inch NailsTrent Reznor
  • NirvanaKurt Cobain
  • One RepublicRyan Tedder
  • QueenFreddie Mercury
  • The Police Sting
  • Pearl JamEddie Vedder
  • The PretendersChrissie Hynde
  • REM Michael Stipe
  • Rolling Stones Mick Jagger
  • RufusChaka Khan
  • RushGeddy Lee
  • Sex PistolsJohnny Rotten
  • Stray CatsBrian Setzer
  • Sugar CubesBjork
  • The Stone PoniesLinda Ronstadt
  • StyxDennis DeYoung
  • SupremesDiana Ross
  • U2 Bono
  • WailersBob Marley
  • WingsPaul McCartney
  • YesJohn Anderson

  • Album that was on the charts 812 weeksDark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd)
  • Album that has sold 110 million copiesThriller (Michael Jackson)
  • Bob Dylan bootleg album, 1966Bob Dylan Live
  • Top selling single of all timeEnglish Rose by Elton John
  • Second top selling single of all timeWhite Christmas by Bing Crosby
  • Group with 20 #1 hitsThe Beatles
  • Single #1 on the charts the longest (16 weeks)One Sweet Today by Maria Carey and Boyz II Men
  • Elvis Presley’s first #1 singleHeartbreak Hotel
  • Female with the most number one hitsMariah Carey (18)
  • Foreign songs to hit #1Volare, Sukiyaki, Dominique
  • The Three TenorsJosé Carreras, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti
  • Rockers killed in 1959 plane crash (the day the music died)Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, Richie Valens
  • Dead at 27 musiciansJim Morrison, Janis Joplin Brian Jones, Jimmy Hendrix, Amy Winehouse
  • A&M Records founders Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss
  • Motown founderBerry Gordy
  • Jamaican Reggae singerBob Marley
  • Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia
  • The fifth BeatleStu Sutcliff
  • Beatles original drummerPete Best
  • Beatles original name Johnny and the Moondogs
  • The King of Swing Benny Goodman
  • The First Lady of SongElla Fitzgerald
  • Lady Day Billie Holiday
  • Empress of the Blues Bessie Smith
  • Empress of SoulGladys Knight
  • BubblesBeverly Sills
  • The Father of Country Music Jimmie Rogers
  • The Father of Bluegrass Bill Monroe
  • The Silver FoxCharlie Rich
  • The Dust Bowl BalladeerWoody Guthrie
  • The Texas Troubadour Ernest Tubb
  • The Man in Black Johnny Cash
  • Killer Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Coke Time Crooner Eddie Fisher
  • Chairman of the BoardFrank Sinatra
  • The Velvet Fog Mel Torme
  • The Godfather of SoulJames Brown
  • First rap group on American BandstandRun DMC
  • First white performer on Soul TrainElton John
  • Icelandic pop groupBjork
  • Swedish pop group Abba
  • Seattle grung rock bandNirvana
  • Anne and Nancy Wilson groupHeart
  • Triangular Russian instrumentBalalaika
  • Licorice stick Clarinet
  • Side-blown fluteFife
  • Helicon instrumentTuba
  • Bells instrument Glockenspiel
  • “Sweet Potato”Ocarina
  • Hexagonal accordion-like instrument Concertina
  • African Xylophone Marimba
  • Bellows instrument Bag Pipes
  • “Bull Fiddle”Double Bass
  • Dried gourd instrument Maracas
  • Plucked keyboard instrumentHarpsichord
  • Number of keys on a piano 88
  • B.B. King’s guitar Lucille
  • “New Trend” musicBossa Nova
  • Sailors’ work songChanty
  • Swiss jazz festival cityMontreux
  • California jazz festival city Monterey
  • Berkshire Music Festival city Tanglewood, MA
  • Rhode Island jazz festival city Newport
  • Richard Wagner Music Festival cityBayreuth, Germany

  • Irving Berlin Annie Get Your Gun
  • Leonard Bernstein West Side Story
  • Leonard Bernstein On the Town
  • Bob Fosse Cabaret
  • Gilbert and Sullivan Yeoman of the Guard
  • Gilbert and Sullivan Thespis
  • Gilbert and Sullivan The Mikado
  • George and Ira GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Marvin HamlischA Chorus Line
  • Jerome KernShowboat
  • Rogers and HammersteinCarousel
  • Rogers and HammersteinOklahoma!
  • Rogers and HammersteinThe King and I
  • Rogers and HammersteinThe Sound of Music
  • Rogers and HammersteinSouth Pacific
  • Victor HerbertBabes in Toyland
  • Jerry HermanMame
  • Jerry HermanHello Dolly
  • Jerry HermanLa Cage aux Folles
  • Jonathan LarsonRent
  • Lerner and LoeweBrigadoon
  • Lerner and LoewePaint Your Wagon
  • Lerner and LoeweMy Fair Lady
  • Lerner and LoeweCamelot
  • Lerner and LoeweGigi
  • Frank LoesserGuys and Dolls
  • Frank LoesserHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Cole PorterAnything Goes
  • Cole PorterKiss Me Kate
  • Stephen SondheimA Little Night Music
  • Meredith WillsonThe Music Man
  • Andrew Lloyd WebberCats
  • Andrew Lloyd WebberSunset Boulevard
  • Andrew Lloyd WebberEvita
  • Andrew Lloyd WebberJesus Christ Superstar
  • Andrew Lloyd WebberJoseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat
  • Andrew Lloyd WebberStarlight Express
  • Andrew Lloyd WebberThe Phantom of the Opera

  • Musical based on La BohemeRent
  • Musical based on PygmalionMy Fair Lady
  • Musical based on I Am a Camera Cabaret
  • Musical based on The Taming of the ShrewKiss Me Kate
  • Musical based on Romeo and JulietWest Side Story
  • Musical based on The Once and Future KingCamelot
  • Musical based on The MatchmakerHello Dolly!
  • Musical inspired by the draft of Elvis PresleyBye Bye Birdie
  • Musical based on Faust legend, set in Washington,DCDamn Yankees
  • Broadway’s longest-running musicalThe Phantom of the Opera
  • Broadway’s second longest-running musicalCats
  • Broadway’s third longest-running musical Les Misrables
  • Roller skating musicalStarlight Express
  • Blanche Dubois is a character in this play Streetcar Named Desire
  • Norma Desmond is a character in this musicalSunset Boulevard
  • 1953 musical set in BaghdadKismet
  • Early 1960’s Carol Channing musicalHello, Dolly!
  • Medieval play of good and evilMorality play
  • Opera textLibretto
  • Unconventional theaterTheater of the Absurd
  • London Theater built by Gilbert and Sullivan The Savoy
  • London theater on Drury LaneRoyal Theater
  • Milan theaterPiccolo Teatro
  • World’s  largest indoor theaterRadio City Music Hall