Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #610 - 10/31/12

Born in the 30s and Before

Every day is someone's birthday, but did you ever stop to think about the timeline of musical birthdays? Who was born before who else? In this series of quizzes, I give you the birthday and year, plus a hint - you tell me the person who was born on that day.

1. May 28, 1917: Blues violinist who played with Jefferson Starship from 1970-75
2. May 3, 1919: Folk banjoist who wrote "Where Have All The Flowers Gone"
3. July 6, 1925: He rocked around the clock
4. January 3, 1926: Beatles producer
5. August 3, 1926: He left his heart in San Francisco
6. March 1, 1927: Daylight come and he want to go home
7. November 15, 1932: If you're going "Downtown," she'll warn you, "Dont Sleep in the Subway"
8. March 14, 1933: Jazz artist, composer, and Thriller producer
9. April 30, 1933: Outlaw country singer, Farm Aid founder, and marijuana advocate
10. September 30, 1935: "Chances Are" you've heard a few of his "Wonderful! Wonderful!' songs
11. April 22, 1936: The "Rhinestone Cowboy"
12. June 22, 1936: He wrote "Me and Bobby McGee" and had a few hits of his own
13. October 28, 1936: Country-rock fiddler who told us what happened when "The Devil Went Down To Georgia"
14. June 15, 1937: Outlaw country singer, frequent singing partner of #9
15. August 21, 1938: "The Gambler" started his career as lead singer of The First Edition
16. February 10, 1939: The first time ever we saw her face was on her First Take album cover in 1969
17. September 18, 1939: "Venus" and "Beauty School Dropout" singer

Bonus: January 31, 1937: American composer, American composer, American composer, American composer, American composer, American composer, American composer, American composer

Good Luck!!!

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