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MUSIC QUIZ

1. Who created the original drum beat on Stevie Wonder's 'Superstition'

2. What reason did singer-songwriter Gene Clark give for leaving The Byrds ?

3. 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' was named after who ?

4. Which country music icons married on March 1st 1968 ?

5. What have these three 1985 tracks in commom: David Cassidy's "The Last Kiss", and both Elton John's "Nikita" and "Wrap Her Up" ?

6. What did Justin Beiber's managment get him for his 18th birthday?

7. Who wrote in a letter to a newpaper “Does impeachment mean they’re gonna turn him into a peach? If so, can I eat him?” ?

8. Where did Nirvana play their final ever concert ?

9. What song became the first single to be released on UK based Island Records ?

10. Which band reflected its members' self-perceptions as musicians and as ladies' men in their name ?

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1. Jeff Beck

2. His fear of flying

3. Lucy O’Donnell ... 3 year-old Julian Lennon's friend at Nursery school.

4. Johnny Cash and June Carter

5. George Michael was a backing singer on all 3 tracks

Jeff BeckGene ClarkLucy O’DonnellJohnny Cash and June CarterGeorge Michael

6. A Fisker Karma luxury electric car ... worth about $100,000

7. Irish singer Sinead O’Connor

8. In an Airport Hanger, The Terminal Einz in Munich, Germany.

9. Owen Gray's 'Twist Baby'

10. Ohio Players

Justin BeiberSinead O’ConnorNirvanaOwen Gray

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Send us anything FUNNY!! MARCH 2016
MUSIC QUIZ

1. At the request of Mick Jagger, which band supported The Rolling Stones on their 1971 British tour ?

2. Who was the first artist born within the 1990s to top the Billboard Hot 100 ?

3. In 1986 who organised Chuck Berry's 60th birthday bash ?

4. Which became the first band since The Beatles to perform two numbers on the same edition of Top Of The Pops ?

5. Which drummer started off in The Turnpikes in 1969 ?

6. Who wrote the world's very first football anthem aka chant ?

7. Why did Led Zeppelin have to cancel their concert on February 14th 1972 ?

8. Who was the backing singer at the beginning of Darren Day's 1996 "In The Country" ?

9. Which was the world's first platinum-selling double album ?

10. The Sweet's "Fox on the Run", Ian Hunter's "Once Bitten Twice Shy", Neil Sedaka's "Queen of 1964" and "All Night Long" by Rainbow all share what in common ?

 

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1. The Groundhogs

2. Sean Kingston with "Beautiful Girls" 2007

3. Keith Richards

4. The Jam when they performed 'A Town Called Malice', and 'Precious', their latest double A sided No.1.

5. Joey Kramer Aerosmith's drummer

GroundhogsSean KingstonKeith RichardsThe JamJoey Kramer

6. Edward Elgar he was a life long supporter of Wolverhampton Wanderers and wrote "He Banged The Leather For Goal" in honor of Wolves star of the time, Billy Malpass.

7. Because they had long hair; the original plan for thier Australian tour was for the group to stop off en route at Singapore for a concert on 14 February, but the local authorities refused Led Zeppelin's entry due to local laws banning males from wearing long hair.

8. Cliff Richard

9. Wheels of Fire ~ Cream

10. They are all songs written about groupies.

Edward ElgarLed ZeppelinCreamThe Sweet

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Send us anything FUNNY!! MARCH 2015
MUSIC QUIZ

1. Workers at EMI's pressing plant refused to press copies of which The Buzzcocks release and why ?

2. Name the musician or musicians portrayed in each of the following films.
a. Bound for Glory
b. Yankee Doodle Dandy
c. Lady Sings the Blues
d. Backbeat

3. What do the songs ... I'll Fly for You - Spandau Ballet; Hunting High and Low- A-ha; Gimme Hope Jo'anna -Eddy Grant; Atomic - Blondie; Sailing - Rod Stewart; and Midnight at the Oasis - Maria Muldaur all have in common ?

4. What famous pop icon became a Jehovah's Witness in 2001?

5. Who were the first band to set the official world record for the most concerts/gigs performed in 12 hours ?

6. Woody Guthrie wrote his anthem "This Land Is Your Land" in response to which song ?

7. What Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame singer's first album has a song with "New York" in the title?

8. Which UK top 40 hit started it's life as "Swamp" in the 1980s ?

9. What still-active mega rock band has a lightening bolt in their logo that is used on their album covers?

10. What group got their name from misheard words in a Radiohead song?

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1. 'What Do I Get' because of the title on the B- side... 'Oh Shit'

2. a. Woody Guthrie
b. George M. Cohan
c. Billie Holiday
d. The Beatles

3. They were all on the BBC's Gulf War blacklist. Songs deemed inappropriate for airplay in light of the situation and subsequently the BBC banned them from their radio stations for the duration of the war. (There were 67+ songs on thier list)

4. Prince

5. The Bus Station Loonies with 25 different shows on Sept 29th 2001 . They raised money to buy musical equipment for pupils of the Dame Hannah Rogers (special needs) school in Ivybridge, Devon. The band featured in the Guinness Book of World Records, until 2006, when the record was beaten.

The BuzzcocksBillie HolidayRod StewartPrince

6. "God Bless America" written by Irving Berlin

7. Bob Dylan ... "Talkin' New York" is on his 1962 debut album.

8. "How Soon Is Now" - The Smiths

9. AC/DC

10. Anberlin ... Stephen Christian finally admitted he thought a word or words sounded like 'Anberlin' in the background during the part of the song while Thom Yorke is singing "try to say" about 2:32 into the song.

Woody GuthrieBob DylanThe SmithsAC/DCAnberlin

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MARCH 2014
MUSIC QUIZ

1. Graham Nash, Elton John and Tim Rice provided the backing vocals, while Jack Bruce played the bass guitar on which UK 1968 chart topper ?

2. How many Glee singles featured in the UK Top 75 in 2011

3. In which musical did Ethel Merman first sing, "There's no business, like show business"?

4. What was the closing song at the AIDS Benefit Concert held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on March 17th 1990 ?

5. In the 1985 movie "Little House of Horrors" the 3 girls who sang at the beginning and throughout the film, what were they all named after and can you name them?

6. Name the instrument on which the solo was played on both 'California Dreamin'' by The Mamas and The Papas and Focus's 'Hocus Pocus'.

7. Which US state did Bob Dylan, The Dixie Cups and Sheryl Crow sing about?

8. Which international 1970's hit, chart topper in both the UK and USA started out life as "Once I Had a Love" ?

9. Which band's first four albums were back in the US charts in 1986, 20 years after they were first released?

10. For each of the following sets of lyrics, name the Beatles song:

a] Silly people run around they worry me and never ask me why they don't get past my do

b] When the sun shines they slip into the shade, and sip their lemonade

c] Now somewhere in the black mountain hills of Dakota

d] Here come old flattop he come grooving up slowly

e] We would be warm below the storm in our little hide-a-way beneath the waves


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1. Lily The Pink

2. 48 - breaking their own world record of 45 hit singles in 2010.

3. Annie Get Your Gun

4. "That's What Friends Are For"

5. Musical/vocal groups … Ronette, Chiffon and Crystal named after The Ronettes, The Chiffons and The Crystals.

The Scaffoldsome of the Glee castEthel MermanDionne Warwick and friends at the 1990 Aids Benifit Concert in NYCRonette, Chiffon and Crystal  in a scene from "Little House Of Horrors"

6. The Flute

7. Mississippi

8. 'Heart of Glass'

9. The Monkees

10. a] Fixing a Hole .. b] Rain .. c] Rocky Raccoon .. d] Come Together .. e] Octopus's Garden

The Mammas & The PapasBob DylanBlondieThe MonkeesThe Beatles

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