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22nd May 2005, 22:30
Hi all. Easy one this week

1. Questions posted on Monday. Answers posted whenever I feel like it.
2. 2 points for each Lyrics question – 1 point for the Title and 1 point for the artist. Trivia questions normally 1 point. Some trivia questions will ask for additional information, which is worth 1 point. Bonus points may be awarded additional relevant information (at my discretion). Artist/Album/Song of the week 1 point unless advised otherwise.
3. There is no Rule 3
4. Judge's decision final.
5. During the first 24 hours from the quiz being posted
you are allowed ONLY ONE POST (containing answers to as many questions as you like).
Additional posts (within the first 24 hours) will be ignored.
Edited posts (within the first 24 hours) will be disqualified.
Complete answers will take precedence over earlier partial answers
6. After the first 24 hours there is no restriction on posts (usual free for all rules). It is better not to edit your posts. If you want to add or correct something post a new reply. The points go to the first person to get the correct answer. "First" is taken as the posting time. If you edit a post, the editing time will be used as the posting time for all answers in the post.


1. “Smokie old bar live country music”

2. “Midnight and I’m waiting on the twelve-oh-five”
2. Queen of Hearts – Juice Newton - Cooda

3. “There’s a reason for the sunshine sky”
3. Let Your Love Flow – Bellamy Brothers - Nwaflygirl

4. “She comes down from yellow mountain”
4. Wildfire – Michael Murphy - Nwaflygirl

5. “I was rollin’ wheels and shiftin’ gears around that jersey turnpike”
5. Where I come From – Richo - Alan Jackson - Reynolds

6. “If I live to be a hundred”

7. “I’ve been telling my dreams to the scarecrow”
7. Born To Fly – Sara Evans - Reynolds

8. “I got rice cooking in the microwave”
8. It’s a Great Day to Be Alive – Travis Tritt - Pigboat

9. “Was it the pull of the moon now baby”
9. If I Fall You’re Going Down With Me – Dixie Chicks - Nwaflygirl

10. “Sometimes I think what turned her on was my old broke down boots”
10. She Couldn’t Change Me – Montgomery Gentry - Reynolds

11. “Well life on the farm is kinda laid back”
11. Thank God I’m A Country Boy – John Denver - Nwaflygirl

12. “Everytime our eyes meet”
12. Amazed – Lonestar - Reynolds

13. “I’ve been walking these streets so long”
13. Rhinestone Cowboy – Glen Campbell - Nwaflygirl

14. “Good morning morning hello sunshine”
14. Happiest Girl In The Whole USA – Donna Fargo - Nwaflygirl

15. “On a warm summers evening”
15. The Gambler – Kenny Rogers - Nwaflygirl

Artist of the Week - Elton John

1. Who were the only two artists to have spent more weeks in the UK singles charts than Elton John?
1. Elvis Presley – Jordan - and Cliff Richard – Desk Jockey

2. Which other song was released on the single “Candle in the Wind ‘97”?

3. In the song “Rocket Man”, what time is zero hour?
3. 9AM - Nwaflygirl

4. With whom did Elton duet on “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” in 1994?

5. Which song did Elton sing in the Ken Russell film of The Who’s “Tommy”?
5. “Pinball Wizard” - Richo

6. On which album did the original recording of “Candle in the Wind” first appear?
6. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Richo

7. On which John Lennon single did Elton guest on Piano and backing vocals?
7. “Whatever Gets You Through The Night” – desk jockey

8. Which 1974 single features members of The Beach Boys on backing vocals?

9. What was Elton’s first US number one single?
9. “Crocodile Rock”, 1973 – desk jockey

10. Which of Elton’s singles was a tribute to a despatch rider killed in an accident?
10. “Song For Guy” - Cooda

11. What was the first band he joined?
11. Bluesology - Nwaflygirl

12. From which two people did he take the name Elton John?
12. Elton Dean and John Baldry – desk jockey

13. What was the title of his debut album?
13. Empty Sky (June 1969) – desk jockey

14. Where was his first American concert?
14. The Troubadour, Los Angeles (Aug 1970) – desk jockey

15. Which record label did he found in 1973?
15. Rocket Records - Nwaflygirl

16. Who did he persuade to join him onstage at Madison Square Garden on Thanksgiving Day 1974?
16. John Lennon – Desk Jockey

17. Which album was the first to enter the American charts at number one?

18. With whom did he co-write “A Single Man”?
18. Gary Osborne – desk jockey

19. Which song was a tribute to John Lennon?
19. Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny) - Nwaflygirl

20. Who did he marry?
ok - two got Renata - last name anyone?


a. Don’t know if this is True, but who were Spandau Ballet listening to all night long?
“Listening to Marvin all night long” – from ‘True’ - Nwaflygirl

b. Where did Little River Band call from? Bonus for song title.
b. “Can you guess where I’m calling from – the Las Vegas Hilton” – Home on a Monday - Piggy

c. What is the connection between all the songs in the lyrics questions?
c. All are Country and Western songs - Nwaflygirl

d. What name connects the third symphony by Vaughan Williams to Beethoven’s sixth?
d. They were both know as Pastoral symphonies - Reynolds

e. Which song was recorded by Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly, and also by Elton John and Kiki Dee?
e. “True Love” - johnfairr

f. Born Roberta Streeter, whose first single was the strange “Ode To Billy Joe”, all about a young man’s suicide?
f. Bobbie Gentry - Davaar

g. Who released the 1974 album 'Here Come The Warm Jets'?
g. Brian Eno. - reynolds

h. What was the first video played on MTV?
h. The Buggles - 'Video Killed The Radio Star' - Nwaflygirl

i. Which David Bowie hit coincided with the moon landing in 1969?
Space Oddity. - Richo

j. What was the first Elvis Presley single released in the UK?
Heartbreak Hotel. – Desk Jockey

Hey Piggy - we managed to lose BOTH finals!! :{ :{ :{

Ladies lost 4-3 and the guys lost 5-3

Di was named female player of the Tournament and Captain of the ADF Ladies Side.

Will e-mail you a pic (or a couple) later this week or next.

Oh - and she is pregnant again.............:E :E :E :hmm:

22nd May 2005, 22:33
Lyrics 6. Scarlet Ribbons, Harry Belafonte

Trivia f. Bobby Gentry

22nd May 2005, 23:07
Hey Big Daddy, missed ya!


3) Let you love flow
Bellamy Brothers
4) Wildfire
Michael Martin Murphey
9) If I fall
Dixie Chicks
11) Thank god I'm a country boy
John Denver
13) Rhinestone Cowboy
Clen Campbell
14) Happiest girl in the USA
Donna Fargo
15) The Gambler
Kenny Rogers

Artist of the week:

3) 9am
4) kiki dee
11) bluesology
15) rocket
19) empty garden
20) renate somebody;)


a) Marvin
c) country music
f) bobbie gentry
h) Video killed the radio star-the buggles
i) major tom

22nd May 2005, 23:14

Aaggh pipped by MsflyGirl!! oh well.


5. Where i come from - cant think of artist.


5. Pinball Wizard
6. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
20. Renae someone... - could take you to the church they did it at though...


e. Dont go breaking my heart.
i. Space Oddity.



22nd May 2005, 23:31
Evenin' all. Just peekin' in to keep ya honest. :D

L8....(It's A ) Great Day To Be Alive/Travis Tritt

Tb....Las Vegas Hilton/Home On Monday
Tc....They're all c&w songs?

Sorry about the hockey scrannie. :(
Hold off the pic 'till I get back on the 3rd, so's it won't get binned with the spam that'll be in my mailbox by then.

22nd May 2005, 23:47
Still a few left :eek:

2...Queen of Hearts - Juice Newton et al

10...Song for Guy
13...Don't Shoot Me (I'm Only the Piano Player)?

23rd May 2005, 01:31
L5 Alan Jackson
L7 Born To Fly - Sara Evans
L10 She Couldn't Change Me - Montgomery Gentry?
L12 Amazed - Lonestar

Td pastoral
Tg Brian Eno

23rd May 2005, 02:25
Cooda, Mrs. p is still snickering about that vulnerable women message. :D :D

23rd May 2005, 03:12
I'm disappointed Piggy......you know Lyrics 1........we have discussed him often enough...:hmm: :hmm: :hmm:

23rd May 2005, 06:39
Here's a stab at some of the Elton John stuff:

7 - Whatever gets you through the night
9 - Crocodile Rock ?
12 - Long John Baldry & Elton Dean
13 - Empty Sky
14 - Troubadour LA
16 - Dr Winston O'Boogie (John Lennon)
17 - Madman across the water?
18 - Gary Osborne

23rd May 2005, 07:05
Trivia e. True Love, originally from High Society, great song!


23rd May 2005, 11:55
AOTW 16 John Lennon

T f Jeannie C Riley ?

23rd May 2005, 22:32
Original post edited. Told you it was an easy one, not much left

Progress Scores

Nwaflygirl - 21
Reynolds - 9
Desk Jockey - 7
Richo - 4
Pigobat - 4
Cooda - 3
Davaar - 1
Johnfairr - 1

So, once again, its:

Others - 29
Munchkins - 21

Can she beat the entire field? There are 10 points up for grabs....:hmm: :uhoh: :E :ok:

23rd May 2005, 23:15
Lyrics 6:


“If I live to be a hundred
I will never know from where
Came those ribbons, scarlet ribbons,
Scarlet ribbons for her hair”



“I came across Belafonte and Love is A Gentle Thing and decided to pick them up as a Mother's Day present. It was some time later that I happened to hear "Scarlet Ribbons" one time when she was listening to the albums. I was knocked out by his performance.”


24th May 2005, 00:11

I don't doubt you :hmm: and admire your effort :ok: but given the answer to trivia 3 being the link is they are all C&W songs, I don't think you have the song I'm thinking of........:E

if in doubt any more, read rule 4 ;) ;) ;)

Jordan D
24th May 2005, 00:34

1 Elvis, Beatles
2 Made in england
4 Kiki Dee

that is all ... for now.


24th May 2005, 14:04
Couple of guesses for remaining points:
EJ's US #1 album - Honky Chateau?
EP's first UK hit - Heartbreak Hotel?

24th May 2005, 14:15
Trivia AOTW

1. Michael Jackson, Elvis?

24th May 2005, 15:24
Trivia AOTW 1. Michael Jackson, Elvis? I'll go with Elvis, followed by Cliff Richard

25th May 2005, 04:42
A few more correct there, Desk Jockey is correct for AOTW 1 and trivia last.

Guys, Elton and Kiki Dee did "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" in the 70's. The question is who did he sing a duet of the song with in 1994...............:hmm: :hmm: :hmm:

Next week's quiz will be much harder....:uhoh: :{ :E :E :E

26th May 2005, 18:02
Heh! Heh! Squirming a bit, old chap? Undeclared conditions! Eppur se muove, as Galileo said to the Pope.

26th May 2005, 19:57
Lyrics 6- Who am I-Leann Rimes


2) Something about the way you look tonight

4) RuPaul

8) Don't let the sun go down on me

That taps me out for this week!;) Munchkins

26th May 2005, 22:04
Who me Davaar? I'm not squirming, because with Rule 4, and me being "here come de judge"........:hmm: :ok:

Most have ben answered now - well done Munchkins - most of those correct.

The unanswered questions were:


1. Pour Me Another Tequila – Eddie Rabbitt
6. Who I Am – Jessica Andrews (close babe)

Elton John
17. Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
20. Renate Blauel

see you all next week with 520 (and it is harder...:E :E :E )

Munchkins - check e-mail.......:ok:

26th May 2005, 23:45
I disagree, but it does not really matter.