The Oldies Music Aptitude Test: Trivia Fun for Armchair Deejays

The Oldies Music Aptitude Test: Trivia Fun for Armchair Deejays

by Barbara Jastrab
     
 

If the SATs measured what Boomers really learned during high school, you'd find "A wop bop a loo bop, a lop bam boom" on the Foreign Language test, the Chemistry exam would be about love songs, and the Grammar quiz would include "Ain't No Woman Like The One I Got"

These and many more tests-with-a-twist await readers of The Oldies Music Aptitude Test: Trivia

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Overview

If the SATs measured what Boomers really learned during high school, you'd find "A wop bop a loo bop, a lop bam boom" on the Foreign Language test, the Chemistry exam would be about love songs, and the Grammar quiz would include "Ain't No Woman Like The One I Got"

These and many more tests-with-a-twist await readers of The Oldies Music Aptitude Test: Trivia Fun for Armchair Deejays. Not your run-of-the-mill Q&A trivia book, the 600 questions are grouped by irreverent musical categories such as nonsense lyrics, musical maladies, and repetitive titles, all capped off with a hilarious final score interpretation. A nostalgic delight, The Oldies Music Aptitude Test is the entertaining and informative book Boomers will embrace for reminiscing about the glory days of Rock 'n Roll.

Editorial Reviews

Dick Biondi
If you are going to have any book on Rock 'n Roll trivia, this should be it!
Oldies 104.3, WJMK, Chicago
Brian Beirne
School was never this much fun! Grab your pencil and get set for a blast through the past!
—"Mr. Rock 'n Roll," Oldies Radio 101, K-EARTH, Los Angeles
Bob Walker
Wow! The Oldies Music Aptitude Test is the most fun exam I've ever taken. Anyone who grew up in the golden age of Rock 'n Roll will not be able to put this book down!
—"The Oldie King," Oldies KOOL-95.5, New Orleans
Kitty Loewy
What a lot of fun! Great categories and creative questions make this a must-have for those who think they know it all!
Classic Rock CD-94.7, Chicago
Jim Johnson
The Oldies Music Aptitude Test is a funny and fun look back at the music our generation grew up with. Great work!WCSX-FM, Detroit
Dusty Rhodes
A wonderful collection of rock 'n roll questions... I especially got a kick out of the fascinating classifications.
WGRR, Oldies 103.5, Cincinnati

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595141661
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/2000
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
938,540
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

What People are saying about this

Brian R. Corbishley
What a fabulous trip down memory lane! The Oldies Music Aptitude Test left me smiling and feeling warm, a wonderful trip back to the time when rock was defined!
— Brian R. Corbishley, The Extreme Trivia Challenge
Kel Waddle
This is the funnest test you will ever take, with entertaining and cleverly thought out categories and questions that will even make you laugh out loud. Did you ever do that when you took the S.A.T.?
—Kel Waddle, Access To The Music Zone

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