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Who said he was inspired to write "My Generation" on May 19, 1965,
while on a train from London to Southampton?
a. Ray Davies
b. Pete Townshend
c. Keith Richards
d. Eric Burdon
The original Jumping Jack of Jumping Jack Flash fame was Jack Dyer,
who was which rock star's gardener?
a. Keith Richards
b. John Lennon
c. Eric Clapton
d. Peter Frampton
According to Elton John, where do "the dogs of society howl"?
a. Yellow Brick Road
b. El Dorado
c. West of the Rockies
d. Honky Chateau
After his car hit a poultry truck, Carl Perkins was laid up as
Elvis turned which of his songs into a huge hit?
a. Blue Suede Shoes
b. Hound Dog
c. Heartbreak Hotel
d. Don't Be Cruel
Don't know much about history, but who liked to sing "Wonderful
World" to women, saying he'd just made it up on the spot?
a. Sam Cooke
b. Louis Armstrong
c. Jackie Wilson
d. Ray Charles
Maybe it was spicy food. Or the flu. What funk singer had a hit
reporting that he woke up "in a cold sweat"?
a. Stevie Wonder
b. James Brown
c. Smokey Robinson
d. George Clinton
In "High Noon", his character was plotting to kill Gary Cooper's.
Maybe he could have used a one-eyed, one-horned, flying purple people-eater. Who was he?
a. Tiny Tim
b. Sheb Wooley
c. Spike Jones
d. Ray Stevens
In 1969, Dutch millionaire Stanley August Miesegaes financially
supported Rick Davies, who put an ad in Melody Maker, thus finding Roger Hodgson and forming what prog-rock
c. Pink Floyd
In 2004, what 1980s metal star revealed that he had been training
to become a New York paramedic?
a. David Lee Roth
b. Alice Cooper
c. Axl Rose
d. Lyle Lovett
What band stuck together in 1976, solely because the legendary
Frank Zappa was willing to produce their "Good Singin', Good Playin'" album?
a. Bay City Rollers
b. Grand Funk Railroad
c. Blue Cheer
d. Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Brian Epstein told Lennon and McCartney to write a song
specifically for the American market. It worked. In February 1964, that song was their first Billboard #1.
What was it?
a. Love, Love Me Do
b. She Loves You
c. I Want to Hold Your Hand
d. Please Please Me
Although this band notes that "For the Love of Money", people will
"steal from their mother", "rob their own brother", and "don't care who they hurt or beat", that song became
the theme to "The Apprentice" anyway. What band is this?
d. Staple Singers
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