Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Trivia Quiz

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Trivia Quiz

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The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has been together for over 50 years. Take this fun quiz to see how well you know this popular band!

Throughout the decades, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has stayed very popular. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge of the band. Be sure to check the bottom of the page for the answers!

Questions

1. What year was the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band formed?

a.) 1950
b.) 1960
c.) 1966
d.) 1972

2. Where was the band formed?

a.) California
b.) Oregon
c.) Florida
d.) Texas

3. What was the title of the band’s debut album?

a.) The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
b.) The Dirty Grit
c.) Fishin’ in the Dark
d.) Richochet

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4. What is the name of their greatest hits album released in 2017?

a.) Dance Little Jean
b.) Ricochet
c.) Fishin’ in the Dark
d.) The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

5. Who are the only two Nitty Gritty Dirt Band members that have been a part of the band for 50 years?

a.) Jimmy Ibbotson and Bob Carpenter
b.) Jimmie Fadden and Jeff Hanna
c.) John McEuen and Jim Photoglo
d.) Chris Darrow and Jackie Clark

6. Does the band still tour?

a.) Yes
b.) No
c.) They never have
d.) They never will

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band "Dance Little Jean"
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7. From 1976-1981, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band went by what other name?

a.) The Nitty Grittys
b.) Dirt Band
c.) Long Beach Sound
d.) The Nitty Men

8. Which famous actor has a lot of history with the NItty Gritty Dirt Band?

a.) Steve Martin
b.) Tom Cruise
c.) Tom Hanks
d.) Leonardo Dicaprio

9. What is the title of the first single the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band released in 1967?

a.) “Buy for Me the Rain”
b.) “Dance Little Jean”
c.) “Jimmy Ibbotson”
d.) “Fishin’ in the Dark”

10. How many people are currently a part of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band?

a.) 2
b.) 3
c.) 4
d.) 5

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Answers

1. C

  • The band was created in 1966

2. A

  • The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band was formed in Long Beach, California

3. A

  • The album was self-titled as The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

4. C

  • Fishin’ in the Dark

5. B

  • Jimmie Fadden and Jeff Hanna have been a part of the band since the beginning

6. A

  • Yes. Check out their current tour schedule here

7. B

  • Dirt Band

8. A

  • Steve Martin has opened for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, as well as playing banjo with the band members

9. A

  • “Buy for Me the Rain”

10. D

  • Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, Bob Carpenter, John McEuen, Jim Photoglo

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