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scran
28th Apr 2003, 07:55
RULES
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.

Lyrics

1. “Drivin' home this evening”
1. Cuts Like A Knife – Brian Adams - Jolly

2. “There are unsmiling faces and bright plastic chains”
2. Turn of a Friendly Card – Alan Parsons Project - Jolly

3. “Sometimes its hard to be a woman”
3. Stand By Your Man – Tammy Wynette - Ronbmy

4. “Life is a mystery, everyone must stand alone”
4. Like A Prayer – Madonna - Cooda

5. “Welcome to your life there's no turning back”
5. Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears - Kenny

6. “Children behave that´s what they say when we´re together”
6. I Think We’re Alone Now – Tiffany – Ebbs (Bonus 5 points for Binos – see his answer)

7. “She's a good girl loves her mama”
7. Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty - Pigboat

8. “Don't leave me in all this pain don't leave me out in the rain”
8. Unbreak My Heart – Toni Braxton - Pigboat

9. “I hear the drums echoing tonight”
9. Africa – Toto - Kenny

10. “Imagine me and you I do”
10. Happy Together – The Turtles - Ronbmy

11. “I'll be your dream”
11. Truly, Madly, Deeply – Savage Garden - Jolly

12. “I have climbed the highest mountains”
12. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – U2 - Pigboat

13. “Body wanna feel my body body baby”
13. Mancho Man – Village People - Pigboat

14. Move yourself you always live your life”
14. Owner of a Lonely Heart – Yes – Kophbhoy2

15. “You can dance you can jive having the time of your life”
15. Dancing Queen – ABBA - Kenny


Theme of the Week - Music Shows 1

1. Which easy-listening crooner had a hit hour-long weekly variety show from 1955-1963?
Still Open

2. Who topped the bill at the 1963 Royal Variety Performance?
2. The Beatles - Jolly

3. Bob Horn’s Bandstand began in 1952 as a local show in the Philadelphia area. By what name was it known when it went national in 1957?
3. American Bandstand - Pigboat

4. By the time the above programme went national who was its host?
4. Dick Clark - Pigboat

5. Which US DJ hosted the “Moondog’s Rock’n’Roll Party”?
5. Alan Freed - Jolly

6. Which BBC/WGBH co-production serialised the history of pop music in ten parts?
6. Dancing In the Street - Newswatcher

7. The Rolling Stones changed the lyrics of their 1967 single “Let’s Spend The Night Together” for the Ed Sullivan Show. What was the new title?
7. “Let’s Spend Some Time Together” - Pigboat

8. “The Pre-Fab Four” were the stars of a TV series that debuted in 1966. What was it called?
8. The Monkees - Jolly

9. In which year did “Top of the Pops” begin?
9. 1964 - Synthetic

10. Which band performed covers of songs by David Bowie, Leadbelly and the Meat Puppets during their appearance on “Unplugged”?
10. Nirvana - Ebbs


Trivia

a. According to The Guess Who, who was a diesel fixer and a weasel?
a. Albert Flasher - Jolly

b. What year was the spirit last seen at the Hotel California?
b. 1969 - Ronbmy

c. On what album did Bob Dylan sing a duet with Johnny Cash? Name the song? (Point each)
c. Nashville Skyline. Girl Of The North Country. – Rainbow (Bonus for good answer – 5 points total)

d. Who released a song called Pick up the Pieces,One by One by the Above Average Black Band?
d. James Brown - Jolly

e. Terry Dactyl and the Dinosaurs was a pseudonym for which UK star of the late 'Seventies/early 'Eighties?
e. Jonah Lewie - Jolly

f. When Jimmy Saville introduced the first Top of the Pops in October 1964, which band did he introduce first?
f. Dave Clark Five- Jolly

g. Name the REM album which features the classic single 'Losing My Religion'.
Open (at this stage - Takethe5th gave me a different answer to the popular one here - still checking)

h. Who won the 1967 Eurovision Song Contest?
h. Sandie Shaw - Synthetic

i. Which pop songwriting couple were behind the hits “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” and “Do the Loco-motion”?
i. Gerry Goffin and Carole King - Pigboat

j. Which singer made his screen debut in “Catch-22” in 1970?
j. Art Garfunkel - Synthetic

a-c by Pigboat, d-g by Takethe5th


Have fun everybody.......:ok: :ok: :ok:

Kenny Carter
28th Apr 2003, 08:01
morning scran

lyrics
5...everyboby wants to rule the world - tears for fears
9...africa - toto
15...dancing queen - abba

trivia
b...1965

see ya
kc

Ronbmy
28th Apr 2003, 08:45
Lyrics

3.... Stand by your man - Tammy Wynette.
10.. Happy Together - The Turtles. (Also Zappa et al Filmore East)


Trivia

b..... 1969

e..... Brett Marvin & the Thunderbolts. Salford Uni 1968 Freshers Ball with Curved Air topping the bill. Brilliant night.

CoodaShooda
28th Apr 2003, 09:09
4...like a Prayer - madonna
13...YMCA - Village people

beaten to the others......:ugh:

catchya later

Jet Dragon
28th Apr 2003, 09:16
bah - beaten to all the one's I know:(

mebbe nextime

:cool:

cheers

JD

pigboat
28th Apr 2003, 09:34
Evenin' scran.

Lyrics
7...Freefalling/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
8...Unbreak My Heart/Toni Braxton
12..Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For/U2
13..Macho Man/Village People (Sorry Cooda)

Theme
3...American Bandstand
4...Dick Clarke
7...Let's Spend Some Time Together (watched the show):ooh:

Trivia
i...Carole King and Gerry Goffin

rainbow
28th Apr 2003, 09:59
Hi scran,

Bob Dylan and Johhny cash sang 'Girl of the North Country'.
I'm guessing, but will say it was recorded on the album 'Nashville Skyline' around about 1963.

It's a simple but evocative duet, terrific little melody and seems to be an interpretation of the traditional ballad 'Scarbarough Fair'.

Clean, clear acoustic guitars. (I suppose I like it! Haven't heard it for years, though, and sorry, this is probably more than you wanted to know!):O

Synthetic
28th Apr 2003, 10:00
Lyrics

7/. freefalling - Tom Petty

12/. Still haven't found what I'm looking for - U2

Music Shows

1/. Andy Williams

9/. 1964

Trivia

B1969

E Mungo Jerry

G Automatic for the people

H Sandy Shaw

J Art Garfunkel

reynoldsno1
28th Apr 2003, 10:03
Trivia
g. Automatic For The People?
j. Art Garfunkel

Ebbs
28th Apr 2003, 10:12
It's late, and I need sleep; but I think:

Lyrics - 6: I Think We're Alone Now - Tiffany
Theme 9: Given Trivia (f), I'd go with 1964... :p -> although someone else beat me to it, in the time it took me to "Post Reply" :{
Theme 10: Nirvana

Ebbs (& flatmate)

Jolly Hockeysticks
28th Apr 2003, 11:41
Morning scran

1. Cuts Like A Knife - Bryan Adams
2. The Turn of a Friendly Card (Part One) - Alan Parsons Project
11. Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden

Theme
2. The Beatles
5. Alan Freed
8. The Monkees

Trivia

a. Albert Flasher
d. James Brown
e. Jona Lewie
f. Dave Clark Five

JH

Bev Bevan
28th Apr 2003, 15:38
Beaten to all the ones I know by the time zones, as usual :{

Scran - let us know when you start to run short of Qs again

kopbhoy2
28th Apr 2003, 17:00
Lyric 14 - Owner of a lonley heart - Yes

CoodaShooda
28th Apr 2003, 18:51
well done pigboat...you spotted the deliberate error

(No way I'll own up to being a Village People expert...:} :p )

Binoculars
28th Apr 2003, 22:07
Well, I usually don't get involved, but it pains me to think that Plastic Tits Tiffany's talentless version of I Think We're Alone Now could ever muster comparison with the original by Tommy James and the Shondells, an underrated group responsible for some of the most delicious no-hidden-meanings pop music ever written. Often ludicrously written off as bubblegum, but WAAAAY better than that. See also Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart.

Err, I'll go now....... :(

newswatcher
28th Apr 2003, 22:37
TOW
6. "Dancing in the Street".

Trivia
c. "Nashville Skyline(!969)" - "Girl from the North Country".

scran
29th Apr 2003, 08:53
First posted updated.

Welcome to some new players - Ronbmy, Rainbow, Ebbs :ok:

And good to see some "old" :eek: hands like Kopbhoy2 and Binos around (see the answer to Lyrics6 Bino's - :ok: )


Progress scores:

Jolly - 13
Pigboat - 12
Kenny - 6
Rainbow - 5
Ronbmy - 5
Binos - 5
Synthetic - 3
Ebbs - 3
Cooda - 2
Kopbhoy2 - 2
Newswatcher - 1


Still open are Theme 1, and Trivia g pending clarification.

I'll also give a bonus 5 points to whoever can tell me what song the group in trivia f performed at that performance.......:confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

pigboat
29th Apr 2003, 09:16
Theme 1..Perry Como?

Trivia f..Glad All Over???

Alan Freed!!! Aaarrgggghh!! Was gonna say that, but then thought of Wolfman Jack. Drat!
Then there was another guy named Dick Shadow who used to host something called 'The Nightlight Show' on WBZ Boston about the same time.

Scran if the scranette is still interested in c&w, have her check out the new cd from Lucinda Williams. The Montreal English language daily calls it instant classic. (Haven heard it meself yet.):O

reynoldsno1
29th Apr 2003, 10:29
Trivia

g. Should be Out Of Time

scran
29th Apr 2003, 11:51
Indeed Piggy, both those answers are correct, as are you Reynolds.

So - Final Scores


Pigboat - 18
Jolly - 13
Kenny - 6
Rainbow - 5
Ronbmy - 5
Binos - 5
Synthetic - 3
Ebbs - 3
Cooda - 2
Kopbhoy2 - 2
Newswatcher – 1
Reynolds - 1

Well done Pigboat - see you all next week :ok: :ok: :E :ok: :ok:

Binoculars
29th Apr 2003, 14:17
Thanks scran, I was actually just holding forth in my usual pompous (and drunken) manner. I wasn't even playing and I got 5 points! :ooh: How good is that? :ok:

CoodaShooda
29th Apr 2003, 14:45
Bino's
Tommy James and the Shondelles!!!

I thought I musta imagined 'em 'cos I've never come across anyone else who'd admit to knowing of them.

Crimson in Clover copped a hammering when I was learning turntable technique at the local community radio station....quelle phasing.....:ok:

scran
29th Apr 2003, 15:14
Hey Cooda?

Which Local radio station? Not TOP-FM?



I was on RAAF Radio Butterworth in 1979-81, then came back to Darwin and after passing some "tests" with TOP-FM, did numerous slots there from early/mid 1982 until I left in 1984......


Small world? :E :E :ok:

CoodaShooda
29th Apr 2003, 17:39
scran
The world is shrinking......the world is shrinking!!!!:uhoh:

Was press ganged into on air work by Carol Miller when the station opened in '81(?).

Took me until '84 to escape. :D

Which sentence were you serving?

Binoculars
29th Apr 2003, 21:02
Cooda 1981-84

Scran 1982-84

My rudimentary understanding of time and space, combined with an unparallelled knowledge of statistics and odds indicates a high probability that these two good Ppruners were in the same place at the same time.

I realise this will come as a shock to some, but the truth will out..........

And if you're ever passing through Mackay, tune into 4CRM, 107.5 on a Tuesday morning between 10 and 12 to hear a recalcitrant presenter who refuses to bow to rap crap and other abominations and quietly passes on the great sounds of another generation before he goes to golf and writes himself off.

No names, no pack drill. :uhoh:

scran
30th Apr 2003, 07:49
Hhmmm...lets see......

I started Friday "drive-time", which was around 5 until 7 from memory.

There was then a bit of a shake up, with people no longer getting a set show (remember John, the new station manager?) and I took over the Saturday morning slot in a "rotation" type system from a guy (named Barry from memory) who got pee-d off because he lost his favourite slot.

Then basically slowly drifted out of it until I left Darwin in 1984.

Still have some tapes of a few of my shows.

Seem to remember the "promo" line:

"TOP-FM, Stereo 104" that we had to use as station ID.


And I'll forever remember the RAAF Radio Butterworth station ID -

"You're listening to R-DoubleAF Radio Butterworth, the voice of the Royal Australian Air Force in Malaysia"..............:uhoh: :uhoh: :uhoh: :uhoh: :uhoh: :E :ok:

Rollingthunder
30th Apr 2003, 09:50
There seems to be some uncertainty over the name. Girl of the North Country or Girl from the North Country.

Reminded me of my favorite version by Tom Northcott. Different, with a certain energy.

Theme 1 - Andy Williams?

CoodaShooda
30th Apr 2003, 12:44
Yep, management in action.

That idea of rotating rosters was a winner alright....quite a few 'older hands' moved on around that time.

I had the Sunday morning album show for the first few years before being doubled up with an 'alternative music' afficianado.

Got sick of copping abusive calls about 'last week's show' so moved on to making babies. :D

"8TOP-FM - STEREO 104"...where else could a K-Tel Compilation record achieve album of the week status?? :ooh: :ouch:

newswatcher
30th Apr 2003, 17:27
Rolling Thunder, I have it on the authority of "Rolling Stone" no less - Dylan invited him to sing a duet ("Girl from the North Country") and write liner notes for Nashville Skyline, and Dylan appeared in the first segment of ABC-TVÆs The Johnny Cash Show in June 1969.

Copyright © 1983, 1995 by Rolling Stone Press

rainbow
30th Apr 2003, 23:44
Hi Scran,

Rollingthunder and newswatcher could well be correct and I may well be wrong with regard to the Dylan/Cash duet song title (sob).

It seems it could well be that the tiltle in question is in fact "Girl from the North Country" as Rollingthunder and newswatcher indicate, rather than the tiltle that I proposed, incorrectly, namely, "Girl of the North Country".

Curses.. and what can I say, but offer my regrets and suggest that any points earned in error be redistibuted to those more deserving.

PPRuNe....truth will out! ;)

scran
1st May 2003, 08:19
OK Rainbow - you have a choice:

either 50 lashes of Rolling Thunders tongue or Cooda can feed you to a Darwin Crocodile...which will it be? :eek:




I'd like to take this opportunity to thank my "Band" of supporters.


Over the last few Quiz's, we have had contirbutions (with respect to supplying questions) from Pigboat, Bev Bevan, Jolly and Takethe5th. In fact, most of the trivia questions over the next few weeks are as a result of her support, so thank you..:ok: :ok: :ok: :ok: to all of you!!!!!!


Also watch out for an entire Lyrics question set from Cooda!!!!!:uhoh: :uhoh:

Rollingthunder
1st May 2003, 08:31
I don't know rainbow.

I've always known it as "Girl from the North Country" but cannot be bothered to dig out the Dylan LP from underneath a pile of VHS tapes. The Tom Northcott cassette (that I did dig out) titles it as "Girl of the North Country" Neptoon Records 003 - a local Vancouver publisher - or was (rare is this cassette). If you goggle the tune it comes up in both titles.

pigboat
1st May 2003, 09:53
Scran, Eagle Eye Thunder is correct. I screwed the pooch on the song title.:oh: I have just returned from a trip across the room to the record collection and the song title is indeed "Girl From The North Country.":uhoh:
Please don't feed me to the crocodiles!! Waahhh!!:{

CoodaShooda
1st May 2003, 17:23
Sure it isn't North Country Girl????;) :D

newswatcher
1st May 2003, 17:40
and just to confuse even more:confused: , the Dylan site - http://www.bobdylan.com/index.html
has "Girl of the North Country".

I think I will go and lie down!

Rollingthunder
1st May 2003, 23:23
Well in the end, it is a damn fine tune worth re-playing.

The lyrics...

If you're travelin' in the north country fair,
Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline,
Remember me to one who lives there.
She once was a true love of mine.

Well, if you go when the snowflakes storm,
When the rivers freeze and summer ends,
Please see if she's wearing a coat so warm,
To keep her from the howlin' winds.

Please see for me if her hair hangs long,
If it rolls and flows all down her breast.
Please see for me if her hair hangs long,
That's the way I remember her best.

I'm a-wonderin' if she remembers me at all.
Many times I've often prayed
In the darkness of my night,
In the brightness of my day.

So if you're travelin' in the north country fair,
Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline,
Remember me to one who lives there.
She once was a true love of mine.

rainbow
2nd May 2003, 00:40
:) Hi srcan,

Thank you for the choice. And I would at any time prefer to choose Cooda feeding me to a Darwin crocodile rather than to suffer 50 lashes of Rollingthunders tongue!

(Having some experience with Northern Territory crocodiles...)

Nonetheless, many thanks also to you for a fine effort with regard to these pages, and thanks to Cooda and Rollingthunder for a good hearted debate. (Great effort Rolling.. contributing the lyrics...)

:ok