Ed’s Quiz

We’ve all sat in an Ed’s Easy Diner at some time, sure that we recognise that song and the name of the singer. So now’s your opportunity to test your knowledge of
1950’s-era music and media by entering

‘Ed’s 20:20 Quiz’.

There’s a new question every month, and no first prize!

There are 20 Gift Vouchers each worth £20 available to win every month, these are chosen at random to those who have answered correctly!

Enter now – at Ed’s we love rewarding our friends.

This month’s question:

This song was number one for 10 weeks in 1956Who sang "Singing the Blues"?

a) Buddy Holly

b) Elvis Presley

c) Guy Mitchell

d) Johnny Ray

Last month’s question :

“I play the game but to my real shame You’ve left me to dream on my own” Name the song?

a)      Hearts of Stone

b)      My Prayer

c)      The Great Pretender

d)      Learnin’ The Blues

The correct answer is:

C) ”The Great Pretender” is a popular song recorded by The Platters, with Tony Williams on lead vocals, and released as a single on November 3, 1955. The words and music were created by Buck Ram, the Platters’ manager and producer who was a successful songwriter before moving into producing and management. Buck Ram reports that he wrote the song in about 20 minutes in the washroom of the Flamingo Hotel in order to have a song to follow up the success of “Only You (And You Alone).

 

There were 982 entries, the majority of which were correct and £20 vouchers are on their way to the winners.

 

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