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Why is advertising on radio necessary to keep a radio station in business?

Since listeners tuned in for free, commercial radio stations had to look to advertising to provide profits.

2. What designated Peter Frampton’s Frampton Comes Alive! As a big album?

It was a platinum album selling millions of copies.

Stevie Nicks was a singer for what successful ’70s rock band?

Fleetwood Mac

What former Beatle formed the group Wings?

Paul McCartney

"More than a feeling" is a representative of what band’s musical style?

Boston, by blending blues rock with aspects of progressive rock.

How are foreigners early albums influenced by progressive rock?

Foreigner took guitar and vocal influences from rhythm and blues and combined them with a progressive rock keyboard style.

What band had a successful cover of the Kinks’ ‘You Really Got Me"?

Van Halen

Of what musical style is Rush an example?

Progressive Rock

Freddie Mercury was the lead singer for what band?


What singer-°©‐songwriter promoted fundamentalist-°©‐style Christianity on
late ’70s albums?

I think Paul Simon, You think Bob Dylan? Who really knows…

How did Jackson Browne start his musical career?

He started out in the country-rock scene.

What was the primary reason why American record labels developed new

To tone down the style of rebellious punk

Andy Warhol produced an album for what band?

Velvet Underground

From what city were the Stooges and the MC5 from?


Name the performers who were regulars at CBGB.

The Patty Smith Group and Television

What individual managed the Sex Pistols?

Malcom McLaren

What event was viewed as a demonstration of the Sex Pistols’ conning of
the music business industry?

They were dropped by various record labels because of their rebellious attitude (swearing on TV, etc.), but still got paid in advance. They were basically paid for not producing any music.

19. How were the Clash generally viewed by fans and critics?

They were the political protestors of punk, gave British punk a greater stylistic range

Paul Weller was the vocalist for what UK punk band?

The Jam

Name the musical features of the Sex Pistols’ "Anarchy in the UK"

a. Simple verse structure b. Each verse is 16 measures in length with the last 8 measures in each verse carrying the same lyrical refrain. c. This 8 bar refrain is repeated 3 times at the end of the track, creating a coda that drives home the song’s catchiest line ("its hook") d. 2 bridges inserted between verse 2 and 3 and the second bridge between verses 3 and 4

What new wave band did David Byrne lead?

Talking Heads

What new wave band adopted a futuristic image from ’50’s science fiction?


What band suggested that they were the new Beatles?

The Knack

Which British new wave musicians blended a strong reggae influence into their music?

The Police

Dire Straits

For what group did Mark Knopfler play lead guitar and write songs?

Name the films for which Knopfler wrote soundtracks

Metroland, Local Hero, Cal, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Wag the Dog, and the Princess Bride

With what musician did Patti Smith form the Patti Smith group?

Lenny Kaye

Name the female instrumentalist of Velvet Underground, and identify the instrument she played

Drums, Maureen something?

Name the song (heard in class) that represents the style of siouxsie and the banshees

Hong Kong Garden

What 1970s artist was known as the "godmother of punk"?

Patti Smith

What is the subject matter of the song, "gold Dust Woman"? Who wrote it?

Stevie Nicks, Cocaine and Relationships

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