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OLD 55's ONGOING MUSIC KNOWLEDGE QUIZ


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I'll have to try to download a "Music fanfare" to use for each Winner! I went to a seminar in the early 80s once where all the "principals" were sitting on a dais, and we all sat in silence while the "Theme From Rocky" was played - presumably as a motivational tool. The song was the only good part of the seminar unfortunately. ::

UPDATED POINTS:

Brad37732 59

Kevin28776 56

Elvish 36

miamisammy 29

edna 26

Windy1 23

UncleJoe 19

Laurie35451 16

jrownsdega 15

swlabr 12

katie sane 9

bluesboy 6

Jenny 6

rico 5

Annabelle 5

earth-angel 5

bazooka 5

HDThoreau 3

TrampledUnderFoot 2

addictedtoclassic 2

Foxy1983 1

Tenacious Peaches 1

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NEW QUESTION:

Which singer/guitarist/songwriter found that the date that he always believed to be his Birthday, was out by a day. It was actually the day before (by 18 minutes). ??? (Even told you it was a Male).

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George Harrison :) that Rocky impression only lasts about 10 seconds anyway.
:coolio:CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN ROCKY/BLUESBOY :) :). Famous Last Words: I said to my Wife "I haven't read the newspaper today, so I'll put on a difficult Question for my friends and have a bit of a break". Too Easy! Well done, 5 Points to you and it looks like swlabr knew it too (2 Points to her, Honorable Mention). :)

Here's a NEW QUESTION:

WHICH TOP 10 SONG HAS THE LONGEST PAUSE FOR BREATH evident in it (and which Artist/Group sang it) ??? (I sure know some weird stuff, don't I). Must be one he/she/they sang at a pretty fast pace. No, not "Witchdoctor" - that's sped up.

I'll update the points later.

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Would I make up a disco group?

Barrabas listed number 40 of the 100 Greatest Disco Artists, outranking both The Hues Corporation (number 48) and Australian faves The Ritchie Family (number 72).

You're a Beauty! :bow:

How could I have doubted you? The Ritchie Family weren't REALLY a favorite in Oz. "The Best Disco In Town" was their only hit here.

I might start a thread of "Favorite Disco Songs" (unless one already exists). Let's see: Lady Marmalade, Funkytown, Le Freak? They're 3 I'd put in.

:coolio:

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CURRENT POINTS

Brad37732 59

Kevin28776 57

Elvish 36

miamisammy 29

edna 26

Windy1 23

UncleJoe 19

Laurie35451 17

jrownsdega 15

swlabr 14

bluesboy 11

katie sane 9

Jenny 6

rico 5

Annabelle 5

earth-angel 5

bazooka 5

HDThoreau 3

TrampledUnderFoot 2

addictedtoclassic 2

Foxy1983 1

Tenacious Peaches 1

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QUESTION A

WHICH 1960's TOP 10 SONG HAS THE LONGEST PAUSE FOR BREATH (evident when you hear it) and which Artist/Group sang it ???

QUESTION B

What did these Artists all have in common in 1984 ???

* Paul Anka

* Rick Dees

* Mickey Gilley

* Michael Jackson

* Dolly Parton

A mixed bunch! Might be able to google them if You don't know this one.

QUESTION C

What's the connection between these 3 1950s R&B Artists/ Groups?

* Lloyd Price

* Smiley Lewis

* The Drifters (Original Lineup)

Have a few guesses if you don't know it. The Question isn't REALLY about them !

Goodnight, God bless and Good luck.

:sleepy:

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QUESTION A

WHICH 1960's TOP 10 SONG HAS THE LONGEST PAUSE FOR BREATH (evident when you hear it) and which Artist/Group sang it ??? I agree... Bohemian Rhapsody/Queen

QUESTION B

What did these Artists all have in common in 1984 ???

* Paul Anka

* Rick Dees

* Mickey Gilley

* Michael Jackson

* Dolly Parton

All won Grammys that year?

QUESTION C

What's the connection between these 3 1950s R&B Artists/ Groups?

* Lloyd Price

* Smiley Lewis

* The Drifters (Original Lineup)

Clyde McPhatter songs? Doc Pomus ?

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