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Send us anything FUNNY!! FEBRUARY 2017
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1. In a 1996 poll who were voted the "Least Welcome Comeback" band ?

2. Who was the first female artist born in the '90s to top the US Hot 100 ?

3. Which improvising jazz group were named after a Russian newspaper ?

4. What acheivement record do Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston share exactly a decade apart ?

5. Which was the second British born artist to top the US hot 100 chart ?

6. Who said ... "An Australian bug just bit me really hard. I'm not joking. I'm gonna die. What f*cking bug was that? Oh my God, it was a bug and it was this big. What kind of bugs do you have here? I'm scared. If I die, you guys have our last show" ?

7. Which was the first single to ever enter the U.K. pop chart at No.1 ?

8. How many faked orgasms did Donna Summer perform in her 1976 top ten single "Love to Love You Baby",

9. Which musical couple first of all called their new born baby daughter "God" ?

10. Which Fleetwood Mac track inspired which Beatles track ?

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1. The Beatles

2. Kimbra Lee Johnson

3. Iskra 1903

4. The record for the most "American Music Awards" won in a single year... Michael Jackson in 1984 and Whitney Houston in 1994, each with 8 awards to their credit, including the Award of Merit, with which both artists were honored in the respective years.

5. David Rose ~ "The Stripper"

The Beatles Kimbra Iskra 1903 Whitney Houston & Michael Jackson Davis Rose

6. Courtney Love... while performing with her band "Hole" at the Big Day Out festival in Adelaide, Australia ... after which the set was cut short.

7. "Jailhouse Rock" ~ Elvis Presley

8. Twenty-three

9. Grace Slick and Paul Kantner ... they later named her China Wing Kantner, "Wing" was Grace's maiden name.

10. Fleetwood Mac's 'Albatross' inspired the Beatles' song, 'Sun King'

Courtney Love Elvis Presley Donna Summer Grace Slick and Paul Kantner early Fleetwood Mac.

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FEBRUARY 2016
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1. Which 70's US and UK No.1 hit started life as "The Disco Song" ?

2. Which two songs with a colour in the title have won the Academy Award for best original song ?

3. In the 80s, for the first time ever, there were five women topping the Billboard country hit parade. Can you name them ?

4. Which band's video/film opened MTV Russia in 1998 ?

5. Hans Christian is better known as who ?

6. Which American jazz artist is particularly noted for their interpretation of songs by Gershwin and Porter?

7. What do Don McLean's "American Pie", Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall" and "Fingertips" by Little Stevie Wonder have in common ?

8. Which 80s UK top 20 / US top 10 music video was filmed in Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire, England.

9. How many acts (bands /solo singers) ending with the letter 'e' appeared at the 1969 Woodstock Festival, and name them.

10. In which songs would you find the following people ?

a. Lenin (read a book on Marx)

b. me and Susie

c. Steve (walks warily down the street)

d. Harry (keep the change)

e. Mister Jones (do you know what it's like on the outside)

f. Al Capone (tried to make that town his own)

g. me and little Tommy

 

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1. "Heart of Glass" - Blondie

2. White Christmas and Evergreen (Love theme for A Star is Born)

3. Crystal Gayle, Dottie West, Debbie Boone, Emmylou Harris, Tammy Wynette (with George Jones)..... April 19th 1980

4. Prodigy's "Prodigy Live in Moscow", a concert taped in spring 1997

5. 'Yes' frontman, Jon Anderson

6. Ella Fitzgerald

7. They were released as Part I or Part II

8. "Life in a Northern Town" ~ The Dream Academy

9. Four ... Sly and the family Stone; Jefferson Airplane; Melanie; Arlo Guthrie.

10. a. American Pie

b. Crocodile Rock

c. Another one bites the dust

d. Taxi

e. New York Mining Disaster 1941

f. The Night Chicago died

g. Dont Cry Daddy

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Send us anything FUNNY!! FEBRUARY 2015
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1. Which UK No.1 / US No.5 hit single won The 2009 Times Online poll for "Most played songs in public places over the last 75 years"

2. Which famous surname replaced 'rich man' in the original version of the song 'If I Were A Richman' from the 1964 musical Fiddler on the Roof ?

3. Which rock icon played saxophone the 1985 cover of Abba's "Waterloo", reaching No.45 in the UK singles chart?

4. Which group won the very first Grammy award for the (short-lived) Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album ?

5. In the 1980 hit single "Super Trooper", where was I calling you from last night?

6. Hank Ballard's song Henry's Got Flat Feet (Can't Dance No More) is a response to which song ?

7. What links MC5, Gary Glitter & The Glitter Band, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard

8. Which was the only track on the 1988 album Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1. which did not feature Roy Orbison ?

9. Which was the first video to be played on MTV three times ?

10. Where did The Corrs film the video to their hit song Breathless ?


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1. 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' ~ Procol Harum

2. Rothschild

3. Roy Wood

4. Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience with 'Live! Worldwide'

5. Glasgow

Procol HarumTopolRoy WoodTerrance Simien and the Zydeco ExperienceAbba

6. Roll With Me, Henry - Etta James

7. They all got booed when they performed at The London Rock and Roll Show at Wembley Stadium, London, UK - August 5th 1972. .... MC5, Gary Glitter with The Glitter Band, and Jerry Lee Lewis seemed unpopular, Little Richard got booed when he stopped singing and jumped up on his piano (It was the first ever concert held at the stadium).

8. "Tweeter and the Monkey Man"

9. "You Better You Bet" ~ The Who (it was the first video to be played, two, three, four and five times)

10. Southern California's Mojave Desert

Hank BallardLittle Richard

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FEBRUARY 2014
MUSIC QUIZ

1. Which singer, who had an 80's No.1 Billboard hot 100 hit single, was cast as the prostitute Mary in the 1969 film, "Easy Rider" ?

2. Chicory Tip's "
Son Of My Father" is credited as being the first song ever to prominently feature which instrument ?

3. What is the only song from Michael Jackson's Thriller album to reach the No.1 Spot on the UK singles chart ?

4. Before finding fame, which group started out as Salty Peppers ?

5. Who was the youngest female artist to have a UK million selling single?

6. Rumble in the Jungle by Fugees feat A Tribe Called Quest, Busta Rhymes and John Forté samples which 1977 chart topper?

7. Who was the first ever black female singer to be nominated for an MTV Video Music Award.

8. "Empire State of Mind" by Jay Z feat Alicia Keys mentions which two late great artists ?

9. What persons name links the singers:- Joss Stone, Dionne Warwick, Lily Allen

10. Which heavy metal drummer is the son of a tennis pro ?

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1. Toni Basil

2. A synthesizer (a Moog synthesizer played by Chris Thomas)

3. "Billie Jean"

4. Earth, Wind & Fire

5. Britney Spears

Toni BasilChicory TipMichael JacksonEarth, Wind & FireBritney Spears

6. Abba's "The Name of the Game"

7. Donna Summer

8. Frank Sinatra and Bob Marley

9. Alfie

10. Lars Ulrich

AbbaDonna SummerBob MarleyLily AllenLars Ulrich

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