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.Send us anything FUNNY!! APRIL 2017
MUSIC QUIZ

1. In which Beatles hit did Bob Dylan mishear the middle eight as “I get high, I get high, I get high" ?

2. Which band debuted as "El Grupo De Rock and Roll" at their first concert in 1982.

3. The promo video to which 1990's UK No.1 single was shot at Blackpool Pleasure Beach?

4. In 1954 what was the connection between Bill Monroe, Arthur "Big Boy" Cruddup and Elvis Presley

5. Which Phil Collins chart hit started life as "Broadway Chorus"

6. The 1990's saw which, first ever, "hidden track" nominated for a Grammy ?

7. What became the first release on Richard Branson's newly launched Virgin label ?

8.
What is the shortest recording ever to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States ?

9. What was Manchester's first commercial radio station, and after a welcoming intro at 5am, the first record to be played ? (Manchester, UK)

10. According to which album's liner notes, did Manfred Mann "appears for the first time with his Moog synthesizer" ?

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1. “I Want to Hold Your Hand”

2. They Might Be Giants

3. "Fairground" - Simply Red

4. The first single by Elvis Presley... "That's All Right (Mama)" b/w "Blue Moon of Kentucky" ... both covers, "That's All Right" is a song by bluesman Arthur "Big Boy" Cruddup, while "Blue Moon of Kentucky" is a bluegrass ballad by Bill Monroe.

5. "Something Happened on the Way to Heaven"




6. 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' -
Lauryn Hill ... 1998 album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

7. Tubular Bells - Mike Oldfield

8.
"Stay" by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs at 1:36

9. Piccadilly Radio, "Good Vibrations"...
The station was later renamed Piccadilly Magic 1152 and then Key 2.

10.
Uriah Heep's 1971 album 'Look at Yourself'... track 3 "July Morning"



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John Entwistle

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APRIL 2016
MUSIC QUIZ

1. Which 70s album cover was inspired by the ending of Arthur C. Clarke's novel Childhood's End ?

2. The first gold record album was presented by the Recording Industry Association of America /RIAA for which album ?

3. Which British rock band sang about a legendary blood sucking creature in the folklore of parts the Americas in 1997 ?

4. Who played the moodily laid-back saxophone on "You'll Lose a Good Thing" , a Billboard R&B No.1 for The Empress of Gulf Coast Soul, Barbara Lynn in 1962 ?

5. "MacArthur Park" was originally written for which band or act ?

6. Bob Marley, mentioned the Clash in which of his songs ?

7. Which British singer-songwriter made a cameo role in the 2010 film, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1' ?

8. Which was the best-selling album by a female artist in Canada in the 1980s,

9. Who was voted "Sexiest Man Alive" in a 2013 magazine poll ?

10. Who became the first live recording single to hit No.1 in the US hot 100 chart ?

 

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1. Led Zeppelin's fifth album... 'Houses Of The Holy'

2. It went to the soundtrack 'Oklahoma!'

3. Super Furry Animals with "Chupacabras"

4. Rene Netto

5. The Association

Led ZeppelinSuper Furry AnimalsRene NettoThe Association

6. "Punky Reggae Party".

7. Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson

8. 'Whitney Houston' by Whitney Houston

9. Adam Levine, making him the first musician to earn the title in the People magazine

10. 'Fingertips part II' - Stevie Wonder

Rick WilsonWhitney HoustonAdam LevineStevie Wonder

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.Send us anything FUNNY!! APRIL 2015
MUSIC QUIZ

1. Which British instrumental group appeared behind Cliff Richard as The Shadows, when the latter were unavailable due to a car accident, including an appearance on the Sunday Night at the London Palladium TV show and an NME Poll Winners Concert at Wembley Empire Pool ?

2. In which Beatles songs are the following locations mentioned ?
a] Dakona
b] Southampton
c] Bishopsgate
d] L.A.

3. What group's 2013 album was inspired by a scene in the 1980 movie Urban Cowboy, starring John Travolta ?

4. Which 60s No.1 UK hit originally started out with the working title "Jenny" ?

5. Who recorded with San Jose calling himself Rodriguez Argentina ?

6. What happened at the ABC Luton on February 1st 1965 ?

7. "Get in the Van" is a book journal entries that Rollins kept while he was lead singer of the band Black Flag from 1981 to its breakup in 1986.?

8. Whose stabbed head appeared on the cover of her first solo album in the early eighties ?

9. Which band started life as The Colours ?

10. In the 80s for the first time ever there were five women topping the Billboard country chart. Can you name them ?

 

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1. The Hunters

2. a] Rocky Racoon
. . b] The Ballad of John and Yoko
. . c] Being For the Benifit of Mr. Kite
. . d] Blue Jay Way

3. Kings Of Leon - Mechanical Bull

4. "Stranger on the Shore" - Acker Bilk

5. Rod Argent

Kings Of LeonRod Argent

6. PJ Proby famously split his trousers

7. Black Flag

8. Debbie Harry

9. The Bangles

10. On April 19th 1980
......1. Crystal Gayle
......2. Dottie West
......3. Debbie Boone
......4. Emmylou Harris
......5. Tammy Wynette (with George Jones)

PJ ProbyBlack FlagDebbie HarryThe BanglesTammy Wynette

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Send us anything FUNNY!!APRIL 2014
MUSIC QUIZ

1. Graham Nash, Elton John (then Reg Dwight) and Tim Rice were backing vocalists on which 1968 UK No.1 hit single ?

2. Jordanaires named themselves after what ?

3. Name the instrument played on the solo, in the both following songs .. 'So Why So Sad' by the Manic Street Preachers, and 'Icky Thump' by the White Stripes.

4. The year 2000 movie "Wonder Boys" featured which Bob Dylan song ?

5. In the 1980's "Super Trouper", where was I calling you from last night?

6. Which pop song has been recorded by each of the following Big Fun, The Jacksons, and Clock ?

7. Bad Finger excluded, many people thought which 70s band were actually the Beatles in disguise ?

8. Which international super star was asked to leave the Langham Hotel, London, England in 2012 ?

9. Major Tom has made an appearence in which 3 David Bowie numbers ?

10. Song titles ... which 4 words of a 1972 top 10 hit single subsequently became 4 different UK hit song titles in 1985, 1983, 1977 and 1975 respectively?

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1. "Lily The Pink" .. also Jack Bruce (of Cream) played the bass guitar

2. Jordan Creek in Missouri (Not the River Jordon)

3. Stylophone.

4. "Things Have Changed"

5. Glasgow

The ScaffolkThe JordanairesManic Street PreachersBob Dylan ABBA

6. "Blame it on the Boogie"

7. Klaatu

8. Justin Bieber .. he was chucked out because his fans discovered his room number and the Beliebers bombarded reception with calls, crashing their systems. ( ... good job Keith Moon never stayed there!!!)

9. "Space Oddity", "Ashes to Ashes" and "Hallo Spaceboy".

10. Solid Gold Easy Action ~ T.Rex ... the songs: Solid - Ashford and Simpson, Gold - Spandau Ballet, Easy - The Commodores and Action - The Sweet.

Big FunKlaatuJustin BieberDavid BowieMark Bolan (T.Rex)

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