Dean’s Christmas 2023 Mixed Quiz

A Christmas mixed quiz from DJ Dean Martin

10 Christmas themed questions for you to answer: What was Brenda Lee doing under the Christmas tree?, In which song is there a snowman named Parson Brown?, In the Chris de burgh song who came travelling?, Who sang this?, According to Dean Martin what is the weather like outside?, Who released’Lonely this Xmas in the 70s?, What year was Mr Blobby an Xmas number one?, I will always love you , how many weeks at number 1 ?, One more sleep is a song recorded by which British singer?, Who wished it could be Xmas everyday?

To run this type of quiz, play each clip, pause when you hear the sleigh bells and then ask the appropriate question. When you’re ready ‘un-pause’ and continue.

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Christmas Number 2s BIG quiz 1988- 2022

The songs that didn’t quite reach number 1 on Christmas Day (Part 2 from 1988-2022). 36 clips here- wow, including music by: 

Kylie Minogue ft. Jason Donovan, Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers, Vanilla Ice, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Take That, Mariah Carey, The Mike Flowers Pops, Dunblane, Teletubbies, Chef, Cliff Richard, Westlife, Gordon Haskell, One True Voice, The Darkness, Ronan Keating ft. Yusuf Islam, Nizlopi, Take That, Katie Melua and Eva Cassidy, Jeff Buckley, Joe McElderry, Rihanna ft. Drake, Little Mix, James Arthur, Pharrell Williams, Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Rag’n’Bone Man, Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran, Ava Max, Stormzy ft. Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy, Mariah Carey , Ed Sheeran and Elton John, Wham!

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Christmas Number 2s BIG quiz 1952-1987

The songs that didn’t quite reach number 1 on Christmas Day (Part 2 from 1988-2022).

36 clips here- wow, including music by: Jo Stafford, David Whitfield, David Whitfield, Bill Haley & The Comets, Guy Mitchell, Johnny Otis and his orchestra with Marie Adams, Lord Rockingham’s XI, Adam Faith, Elvis Presley, Frankie Vaughan, Cliff Richard, The Beatles, Petula Clark, Cliff Richard, The Seekers, The Beatles, The Foundations, Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, McGuinness Flint, T. Rex, Chuck Berry, Gary Glitter, Bachman–Turner Overdrive, Greg Lake, Showaddywaddy, Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band, The Village People, ABBA, John Lennon, Cliff Richard, Shakin’ Stevens, Slade, Wham!, Whitney Houston, The Housemartins, The Pogues ft. Kirsty MacColl

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The BIG Christmas Intro Quiz

30 clips (yes, 30!) of Intros from (mostly) famous Christmas hits.

A point for the performer and a point for the song and there’s a 60 point bonanza to be had while enjoying: Cliff Richard, The Pogues ft Kirsty MacColl, Mariah Carey, Nat King Cole, East 17, Paul McCartney, Dean Martin, Wham!, Slade, Shakin’ Stevens, Cliff Richard, Mud, Andy Williams, Bing Crosby, Jona Lewie, Kylie Minogue, Brenda Lee, Wizzard, The Beach Boys, Band Aid, Bobby Helms, Coldplay, Darkness, Michael Bublé, George Michael, Chris De Burgh, Performer, Lizzo, José Feliciano, Darlene Love

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Christmas 2022 Playlist

10 wonderful festive songs all over the UK radio stations 2022

See how many performers you can recognise

Enjoy Lizzo, Maisie Peters, Gwen Stefani feat. Blake Shelton, Darlene Love, Pentatonix ft Meghan Trainor, Kelly Clarkson, Cliff Richard (yup!), Gabriella Climi, Ingrid Michaelson & Zooey Deschanel, José Feliciano & Jools Holland 

Christmas No.2s

This’ll take some musical chart knowledge. Hopefully the Quiz Master gives you the year of each clip

All these fine songs were kept off number 1 on Xmas day by what song?

2 pts for naming performer in the clip, 6 pts for naming the song and performer that DID reach no.1. Enjoy Petula Clark, The Darkness, T. Rex, Michael Jackson, The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl, Abba, Wham!, The Seekers, The Foundations, Mariah Carey