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Send us anything FUNNY!! MAY 2016
. . . MUSIC QUIZ

1. Name the first white all-female group to have a No.1 record on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

2. Which UK No.13 / US No.9 hit single started life as "Sick Puppy" ?

3. Who is recognized as the world's fastest rapper MC ?

4. Who sang lead vocals on Def Leppard's cover of "Release Me" and who is credited with the backing vocals ?

5. Who did Jimi Hendrix dedicated his album Electric Ladyland to ?

6. Where did Joy Division play their last gig with Ian Curtis ?

7. Average White Band members guitarist Onnie McIntyre and drummer Robbie McIntosh played on which 1972 UK No.1 hit single.

8. Who was the second British band ever to top the Billboard Hot 100 ?

9. What links Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and The Beatles "Hey Jude" ?

10. Which Paul Simon hit single was named after a "Chinese Meal" ?

 

 

 

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1. The Angels ~ "My Boyfriend's Back" in 1963

2. U2's "Mysterious Ways"

3. NoClue is the World's Fastest Rapper with 723 syllables in 51.27 seconds (14.1 syllables per second).

4. Def Leppard's then guitar tech/later tour manager, Malvin Mortimer under the alias of "Stumpus Maximus" sang lead vocals ... Def Leppard is credited with background vocals under the alias of "The Good Ol' Boys"

5. His groupies, who he called his "Electric Ladies"

The AngelsU2NoClueDef LeppardJimi Hendrix

6. Birmingham University, England.

7. "My Ding-a-Ling" ~ Chuck Berry

8. The Animals ~ “House of the Rising Sun”

9. The piano ...The piano Freddie Mercury plays in "Bohemian Rhapsody" is the same exact piano Paul McCartney plays in "Hey Jude"

10. "Mother and Child Reunion"

Joy DivisionChuck BerryThe AnimalsFreddie Mercury Paul Simon

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Send us anything FUNNY!! MAY 2015
. . . MUSIC QUIZ

1. After seeing them play at the Glastonbury Festival in 2000, David Bowie personally selected which band to play at the 2002 Meltdown festival?

2. Who performed an international 80s No.1 duet, without actually laying eyes on each other?

3. Who was Joe Meek's prolific in-house drummer in the late 50s till 1967?

4. Whose backing group is The Range ?

5. Which "Corrie" star used to babysit a 10 year old Lily Allen ?

6. In 1972 Mary Whitehouse campaigned to get which song banned in the UK, which she deemed as highly offensive ?

7. Mustafa Gündogdu is better known as who ?

8. "Sense", "Pure", "Joy", And "Happy" are all songs from which and whose 90s album ?

9. Who was Britain's most successful and influential recording artist before The Beatles ?

10. In 1976 the NME reported what as "the nastiest, healthiest and funniest piece of press in the history of rock'n'roll habits" ?

 

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1. The Dandy Warhols

2. Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder ~ "Ebony and Ivory"

3. Clem Cattini

4. Bruce Hornsby

5. Charlie Condou aka Marcus Dent ... the midwife in the TV series Coronation Street,

The Dandy Warhols Stevie Wonder Clem CattiniBruce Hornsby Lilly-allen

6. "My Ding A Ling" ~ Chuck Berry

7. Mousse T.

8. The Lightning Seeds 'Pure' 1996 album

9. Lonnie Donegan ... listed by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums

10. Sniffin' Glue ... a monthly punkazine started by Mark Perry in July 1976

Sniffin' Glue magazine cover


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Send us anything FUNNY!! MAY 2014
. . . MUSIC QUIZ


1. Which was the last UK, Now That's What I Call Music aka Now to be released on audio cassette?

2. Who sung the original version of "Love Me for a Reason" recorded in 1974.

3. Which 3 muso stars were kicked out of The Savoy Hotel, London back in the spring of 2007?

4. In Ray Stevens's country/novelty song "The Streak" where were the three "News Flashes reported from??

5. Who is the only artist in the history of the U.S. Billboards to have top 5 hits on each of the Billboard key charts at the same time ?

6. Which musician of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band does Springsteen refer to as "Phantom".

7. The children's song "The Big Ship Sails on the Alley-Alley-O" appears on which UK one hit wonder ?

8. The Damned, Vixen, Faster Pussycat, The Searchers, Mudhoney and Xiu Xiu all have in common ?

9. "Tango" was the working title of which 1970s massive Global and UK No.1 hit single ?

10. Which mega Queen hit sampled Christmas Rappin' by Kurtis Blow

 

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1. Now That's What I Call Music! 63 aka Now 63 .. released on April 10th 2006.

2. Johnny Bristol

3. Amy Winehouse, jazz pianist-singer Jamie Cullum and West End star Michael Ball .. there was also Waking The Dead actress Sue Johnston and Russell Brand with them... oh and they all went straight to Grouchos after being thrown out of The Savoy!!!

4. The supermarket, the gas station and the basketball playoffs.

5. Sheena Easton .. "Morning Train" aka 9-5 (Hot 100 & Adult, Contemporary), "We Got Tonight" with Kenny Rogers (Country), "Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)" (Dance) and "Sugar Walls" (R and B).

Now 63, album coveJohnny BristolAmy WinehouseRay StevensSheena Eastman

6. The late Danny Federici

7. "Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs" ~ Brian and Michael

8. They were all named after films

9. "Fernando" ~ ABBA.

10. Another One Bites The Dust

Danny FedericiMudhoneyABBAQueen

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Send us anything FUNNY!! MAY 2013
. . . MUSIC QUIZ

1. "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" by Creedence Clearwater Revival refers to which War ?

2. Who is the only artist or act ever to receive a second mercury prize (currently known as the Barclaycard Mercury Prize) ?

3. American 50s pop singer and DJ, Jiles Perry Richardson is better known by which name ?

4. "Real Good Looking Boy" by The Who is refering to which mega singing star?

5. Name the group or singers from the cryptic clues:
a) The highest vagrant
b) Pucker up for one
c) Far too much
d) Easily Read

6. Which duo were the first western pop group to play in China, April 7th 1985 ?

7. In the Elvis song "In The Ghetto", in which US City is the ghetto?

8. Which member of rock band Queen wrote, among others: "Spread Your Wings", "I Want to Break Free", "You're My Best Friend", "Another One Bites the Dust" and "Back Chat" ?

9. Which Jimi Hendrix song was recorded in 1968, and re-released as a single after Hendrix's death in 1970 and reached No.1 in the UK.

10. "Midnight Rambler" by The Rolling Stones is a song refering to which murderer ?

 

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1. Vietnam War

2. PJ Harvey ... 2001: Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea; 2011: Let England Shake

3. The Big Bopper

4. Elvis Presley

5. a) Supertramp
b) Kiss
c) INXS
d) Simply Red

Creedence Clearwater RevivalPJ HarveyThe Big BopperThe WhoKiss

6. Wham

7. Chicago

8. Bassist John Deacon

9. "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" aka "'Voodoo Chiled" (Slight Return),

10. Albert DeSalvo aka the Boston Strangler

Whan Elvis PresleyJohn DeaconJimi HendrixRolling Stones

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