50s Music Quiz (Round 1)

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Born on 7th September 1936, he died on 3rd February 1959, who was this legendary singer / songwriter?
Buddy Holly


Written by Irving Gordon, who had a hit with ‘Unforgettable ‘ in 1952?
Nat King Cole


Brothers Phil and Don were more commonly known as who?
The Everly Brothers


Which female artist had her first hit in 1957 with ‘Walkin after Midnight’?
Patsy Cline.


Born in Tupelo, Tennessee ‘the king of ‘rock & roll’ had his first US number 1 in 1956 with which song?
Heartbreak Hotel.


This British Musician had a UK number 1 with Cumberland Gap in 1957.
Lonnie Donnegan.


Starting his career in 1954, this clarinettist was known for his bowler hat and goatee beard.
Acker Bilk 


Who ‘Rocked around the clock’ in 1955?
Bill Haley and his Comets.