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Named for a Ringo Starr malapropism, what Beatles song begins with
a famous George Harrison chord, played on his Rickenbacker 12-string?
a. Norwegian Wood
b. A Hard Day's Night
c. Eight Arms to Hold You
d. Paperback Writer
What Australian post-grunge band attracted plenty of notice with a
90-second song called "Highly Evolved"?
What alumni of the National Ballet School of Canada appeared in a
2004 ballet movie called The Company?
a. Neve Campbell
b. Sarah Polley
c. Mia Kirshner
d. Natasha Henstridge
What band debuted at the Marquee Club on July 12, 1962, with a line
up that included bassist Dick Taylor (later of the Pretty Things), drummer Mick Avory (later of the Kinks) and
keyboardist Ian Stewart (later their road manager)?
a. The Rolling Stones
b. The Who
c. The Beatles
d. The Animals
In 2004, Brian Wilson finally released "Smile", an album he
abandoned in the mid-1960s while he was with what band?
a. The Beach Boys
b. The Rolling Stones
c. The Kinks
d. Small Faces
What Rob Zombie hit was also the motto of the replicant-building
a. More Human Than Human
b. Follow the Leader
c. Antichrist Superstar
d. Head Like a Hole
What composer's name literally means "Beet Gardens" in Dutch?
Bob Fosse's experiences with what Broadway musical inspired him to
write and direct the autobiographical movie All That Jazz?
c. Jesus Christ Superstar
In what song does Steve walk warily down the street, with his brim
pulled way down low?
a. Cleaning Out My Closet
b. Another One Bites the Dust
c. Stayin' Alive
d. Jailhouse Rock
Whose Emperor Waltz was written to celebrate the 1889 meeting of
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria?
a. Johann Strauss II
b. Felix Mendelssohn
c. Johannes Brahms
d. Gustav Mahler
US President Martin Van Buren had four sons. Which one was not in
the title of a 1968 song by Dion?
a. Smith Thompson
What country star was married to Tammy Wynette from 1969 to
a. Johnny Cash
b. Kris Kristofferson
c. George Jones
d. Glen Campbell
Gian Carlo Menotti wrote the first opera commissioned by a TV
network, when NBC paid him for what Christmas classic?
a. Silent Night, Holy Night
b. Amahl and the Night Visitors
c. Nutcracker Suite
d. Hallejulah Chorus
What New Zealand band is named for trichoptilosis?
b. Split Enz
c. Fine Young Cannibals
d. The Germs
For helping to win the Battle of San Jacinto, a slave named Emily
Morgan is believed to have been immortalized as which state's "Yellow Rose"?
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