Music of Motown 3

Published: Wednesday 20th April 2022A free quiz about the music and musicians associated with the Motown record label.
  1. What was Smokey Robinson's real first name?
  2. Which song writing team wrote many of Motown's early hits including "Baby Love" and "You Keep Me Hanging On"?
  3. What song provided Marvin Gaye with his first UK number one?
  4. In which year did "Ball of Confusion" by The Temptations reach the UK top ten?
  5. What was the first single released in the UK on the Tamla-Motown label?
  6. Levi Stubbs was the lead singer of which Motown group?
  7. What was the name of Gladys Knight's backing group?
  8. Which single gave The Elgins their only UK top ten hit?
  9. Which single gave the Marvelettes their only UK top 20 hit?
  10. Which Lionel Ritchie single topped the UK charts for six weeks in 1984?
  11. What instrument was played by Junior Walker?
  12. What name is given to the house in which Berry Gordy founded the Motown brand?
  13. What was Mary Wells debut top ten hit in the UK?
  14. Which Motown artist recorded "Don't Leave Me This Way", achieving a Grammy in 1978 for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance?
  15. How many members made up The Isley Brothers in the 1960s?
  16. Who recorded the 1967 Motown single "Jimmy Mack"?
  17. Who duetted with Marvin Gaye on the 1969 hit "Onion Song"?
  18. Which band originally recorded the Edwin Starr hit "War"?
  19. Which company bought the Motown Corporation in 1988?
  20. Which single made Little Stevie Wonder the youngest person to top the US charts in 1963?
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