____ & the _____s: Can you finish these band names?

*insert your name here* & the Quiz Takers!

It's a common complaint that "all of the good band names have been taken." While we don't necessarily believe that new things aren't as good as old things, we'll admit that modern band names don't have the zing to them that they used to. 

Band names formatted "______ & the ______s" were popular in the '60s through the '80s. Do you think you can remember some of the most popular acts? Let's find out!
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  1. Alvin & the ______
  2. ______ & the Heartbreakers
  3. ______ & the Banshees
  4. Gladys Knight & the ______
  5. Echo & the ______
  6. Sly & the ______
  7. ______ & the Ants
  8. Joan Jett & the ______
  9. ______ & the Dominos
  10. KC & the ______
  11. Katrina & the ______
  12. ______ & the Funky Bunch
  13. ______ & the Mysterians
  14. ______ & the Vandellas
  15. Frankie Lymon & the ______
____ & the _____s: Can you finish these band names?

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CyndiM 5 days ago
Finally! A quiz I knew all the answers to. I LOVE music!
Geronimo 9 days ago
Some of these groups I just didn't recognize
EllisClevenger 10 days ago
You got 12 out of 15
More like, *insert your name here* & the Winners, am I right?
Missed #3, #5, and #9.
PeterRoff 10 days ago
I thought it was Frankie Lyman and the Juniors.
I thought so, also.
But, according to Wikipedia (Iknow, I know), it was Danny and the Juniors and Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers.
BrianDettling 11 days ago
I have to say I never encountered "Katrina and the Waves". What's a song from them that makes a good introduction?

BTW - thanks harlowe1313 and Cynthia for the music suggestions. I love "The Killing Moon" and "Cities in Dust" (I love the whole 'Tinderbox' album.) :)
Walking On Sunshine (Oh Oh) and don't it feel good!
Of course! I know the tune- just never associated a band with it. Thank you!
CarrieMcCourt 11 days ago
14/15 The one I missed was #5. Who the heck was Echo and the Bunnymen?
Try "The Killing Moon" out on the Youtube for a great introduction.
DarioWiter 12 days ago
A PERFECT 15!!!!! 😁😁😁😁😁
ETristanBooth 12 days ago
moax429 ETristanBooth 12 days ago
Same here. Much too easy for a music fan/record buff like myself!
DarioWiter moax429 12 days ago
πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ 😁😁😁😁😁
bringbackWKRP 12 days ago
13 for 15. Please consider bringing back WKRP when the Fall rolls around.
Amalthea 12 days ago
15/15. No guesses...all knowing.
TomTerrrific 13 days ago
14/15. Never heard of Siouxie and the Banshees.
Cynthia TomTerrrific 12 days ago
Some of their songs

Cities In Dust
Dear Prudence (Beatles cover)
Kiss Them for Me
The Passenger

Band members included Budgie, Robert Smith of the Cure, and Johnny Lydon (a.k.a., Johnny Rotten) of the Sex Pistols and Public Image Limited.
cperrynaples 14 days ago
15/15! another perfect score!
I believe whenever I saw Question Mark and The Mysterians name written, it usually was with a ?
Quite right. This MEtv error made me cry ninety-six tears.
DarioWiter harlow1313 12 days ago
🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 πŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜†
Quite right. They have the distinction that their biggest hit sorts into the non-alphabetic part of any playlist whether they're listed by artist or song title. (BTW, that song, "96 Tears", also has the distinction that no two lines of the lyric actually rhyme.)
anthony 14 days ago
12/15.🎢Anthony and the winners🎢
Jhh 14 days ago
15/15 like shooting fish in a barrel

enjoyed this quiz - it didnt have a "saved by the bell" or mamas

famliy question
BrittReid Jhh 14 days ago
Or Mayberry.
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