Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #124 - 7/9/03

The SECOND Americans


1. This female singer of Mexican descent has recorded albums in rock, country, classical, pop standards, classical, and Mexican music.: Linda Ronstadt
2. "Uno, dos, one two tres quatro" begins what hit by Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs?"
: "Woolly Bully"
3. His 1975 country-pop hit "Before The Next Teardrop Falls" was sung partly in Spanish. Who is he?
: Freddy Fender
4. Which female percussionist worked with Prince and had her own hit with "The Glamorous Life?"
: Sheila E
5. In what country was Gloria Estefan born?
: Cuba
6. Which pop singer had hits with "What A Girl Wants," "Genie In A Bottle," and "Beautiful?"
: Christina Aguilera
7. This East L.A. band, whose name means "The Wolves," did the music for the movie "La Bamba."
: Los Lobos
8. This singer, killed in the same crash with Buddy Holly, was the basis for the movie "La Bamba."
: Ritchie Valens
9. Once again, who is Felipe Rose and what is he doing in this week's quiz?
: He's the Indian character in the Village People and he's part Puerto Rican.
10. Their hits included "The Cisco Kid," "Low Rider," and "Why Can't We Be Friends."
: War
11. Their only hit (but oh, what a great one) was "Suavecito," in 1972.
: Malo
12. Who shed "96 Tears" in 1966?:
Question Mark and the Mysterians
13. His trademarks: superb guitar playing, spiritualism, percussion, and constantly changing lead singers, including Rob Thomas and Michelle Branch lately. Who is he?
; Carlos Santana
14. This Puerto Rican American singer-actress' hit songs include "Waiting for Tonight," "All I Have" and "I'm Glad."
: Jennifer Lopez
15. This Puerto-Rican born singer-actor's hit songs include "Livin' La Vida Loca" and "Shake Your Bon-Bon."
: Ricky Martin
16. German singer Lou Bega's 1999 hit "Mambo #5" was based on a hit by what Cuban bandleader of the '50s?
: Perez Prado
17. He's half of a comedy duo that hit the charts with "Basketball Jones" and "Earache My Eye. He also owns the largest private collection of Mexican American art in the United States.Who is he, man?
: Cheech Marin

Bonus: Which legendary timbales player was mentioned in the script of the movie "Stripes?": Tito Puente

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