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5th May 2003, 08:06

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. “Babe I love you so”
Please Don't Go - Jet
Artist anyone? (Not Chicago Jet)

2. “If you change your mind I'm the first in line”
2. Take A Chance on Me – ABBA - Jet

3. “Sun is shinin' in the sky, there ain’t a cloud in sight”
3. Mr Blue Sky - ELO - Jet

4. “There was only you and me, we were young and wild and free” (Bev B)
4. Heaven - Bryan Adams - Jolly

5. “Do you remember chalk hearts melting on a playground wall” (Bev B)
5. Marillion - Kayleigh - Pigboat

6. “Summer In the city where the air is still, a baby being born to the overkill” (Bev B)
6. Somewhere In My Heart - Aztec Camera - Ozzy

7. “I can show you, I can show you some of the people in my life” (Bev B)
7. Turn It On Again – Genesis - Jolly

8. “I could start dreamin' but it never ends”
8. Straight From The Heart – Brian Adams - Jolly

9. “Looking out a dirty old window”
9. Kids In America – Kim Wilde - Jet

10. “Papa I know you're going to be upset”
10. Papa Don’t Preach – Madonna - Pigboat

11. “When no one else can understand me”
11. The Wonder of You – Elvis - Jolly

12. “Monday morning is so bad”
12. Friday on my Mind – The Easybeats - Cooda

13. “You say that you never had a mum and nobody needs you”
13. Shine – Vanessa Amorosi - Ozzy

14. “Young man there's no need to feel down”
14. YMCA – Village People - Jet

15. “Nothing’s good the news is bad”
15. Nothing Left to Lose – Alan Parsons Project - Pigboat

Theme of the Week - Classical 1

1. Which American soprano became the first singer to give a solo Proms recital in August 2000?

2. By what name is Beethoven’s sixth symphony known?
2. The Pastoral Symphony - Jet

3. Whose Variations on a Theme by Paganini is a standard part of the piano repertoire?
3. Rachmaninoff - Chuks

4. Which Suffolk town was the birthplace of Benjamin Britten?
4. Lowestoft - Jolly

5. Which composer was baptised with the forenames Johannes Chyrsostamus Wolfgangus Theophilus?
5. Mozart - Jolly

6. What is meant by the musical instruction Largo?
6. Slow, dignified in style - Jolly

7. In a standard orchestra line-up, which musicians sit immediately to the conductor’s left?
7. First Violins - Jolly

8. Who was asked in 1874 by Henrik Ibsen to write incidental music to “Peer Gynt”?
8. Edvard Grieg - Jolly

9. Which male vocal range is pitched between tenor and bass?
9. Baritone - Pigboat

10. Whose ballet music includes “Petrushka” and “The Rite of Spring”?
10. Stravinsky - Jolly


a. Before leaving on a jet plane, how did Mary Travers get to the airport?
a. By taxi. - Jolly

b. What will the little deuce coupe do, in the top end, floored?
b. 140 mph.- Rollingthunder

c. Whose only major label release was "Break Like The Wind?"
c. Spinal Tap.- Rollingthunder

d. Name the house where The Band recorded their first album?
d. Big Pink. - Rollingthunder

e. Which rock music trio were filmed at their final concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 1968?
e. Cream - Pigboat

f. Which band had a hit with “Little Children” in the 1960s?
f. Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas - Jet

g. Composer George Gershwin died in 1937 at the age of 38. How did he die?
g. A Brain Tumor - Pigboat

h. The folk trio of Yarrow, Stookey and Travers became famous using just their first names. What are they?
h. Peter, Paul and Mary - Jet

i. What is the name of the Viennese family associated with the waltz?
i. Strauss - Pigboat

j. Who played the part of the Beatles’ Manager in the movie “A Hard Day’s Night”?
j. Norman Rossington - Rollingthunder

a-d by Pigboat (Takethe5th is having a week off!)

Jet Dragon
5th May 2003, 08:57
Hi Scran


1. Please Don't Go - ?
2. Take a Chance on Me - ABBA
3. Mr Blue Sky - ELO
9. Kids in America - Kim Wilde
14. YMCA - Village People


2. Pastrol Symphony


f. Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas
h. Peter Paul & Mary



5th May 2003, 09:31
Evenin' scran.

10..Papa Don't Preach/Madonna
15..Nothing Left To Lose/Alan Parson Project

5...Johannes Bhrams
6...In the Key of Largo (sorry I couldn't help myself)

g...Brain tumor

5th May 2003, 09:47
G'Day Scran


b. A hundred and forty
c. Spinal Tap
d. Big Pink
g. Of a brain tumor
j. Norman Rossington

Jolly Hockeysticks
5th May 2003, 10:01
Morning scran.

Some of the lyrics don't seem to be the first line or have I got it wrong?

4. Heaven - Bryan Adams
7. Turn it on Again – Genesis
8. Straight From The Heart - Bryan Adams
11. The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley


3. Johanne Brahms
4. Lowestoft
5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6. In a very slow tempo and with great dignity
7. Concertmaster (also called First violin)
8. Edvard Grieg
10. Stravinsky


a. By taxi
j. Norman Rossington and John Junkin


5th May 2003, 10:18

4. Heaven, Bryan Adams
6. Somewhere in my Heart, Aztec Camera (excellent band they was)
7. Turn it on Again, Genesis
8. Straight from the Heart, Bryan Adams
11. The Wonder of You, Elvis Presley
13. Shine, Vanessa Amorosi
14. YMCA, The Village People :yuk:

a. a taxi


5th May 2003, 10:25
12...Friday on my mind - The easybeats

(and I see I predicted 14 last week - so 50 points :p )

5th May 2003, 14:16
Possibly Jolly, in those questions provided by Bev B...........

(I didn't check them that closely I must admit - :O :O :O )

(Then again, not that I needed to, I trust my sources.....:ok: :ok:

5th May 2003, 15:32
3. Rachmaninov
5. Wouldn´t that be `Chrysostomos´ (sp)?

Bev Bevan
5th May 2003, 21:35
Ah - are the lyrics Q's all supposed to be the first line of the song then?

In which case.. Oops sorry! - I didnt know that. I'll remember that next time if I supply any more.


5th May 2003, 22:15
Cooda, I don't mean to be really picky... aww stuff it, yes I do!... but the first line of Friday on my Mind is Monday morning FEELS so bad. Maybe it's not you I should be targeting....??

5th May 2003, 22:21
wondered about that too...but the other 80% fitted so I took a gamble ;)

6th May 2003, 06:24
a) By taxi
b) 140
c) Spinal Tap
g) Brain Tumour
h) Peter, Paul and Mary
i) Strauss


6th May 2003, 08:14
First Post scored/updated:

Still open are Lyrics 1 - Artist anyway

Theme 1

Bev, don't sweat it - they still managed to get the answers correct...:hmm:

Any errors in the quiz are my responsibility - :uhoh:

With 6 quiz's in the making and other research to do, as well as my normal boring day job - occassional spelling mistakes or errors in data entry occur - and I put in the wrong word. The quiz's are not cut and past jobs - they are all entered manually....:ugh:

So if anyone wants to take over.................:rolleyes:

Progress scores:

Jolly - 15
Jet - 12
Pigboat - 10
Rollingthunder - 4
Ozzy - 4
Cooda - 2
Chuks - 1


Jet Dragon
6th May 2003, 08:18
1. Please Don't go - Chicago

6th May 2003, 08:47
Theme 1

Frederica von Stade

6th May 2003, 09:24
Lyrics 1... K.C. and the Sunshine Band?

Jet Dragon
6th May 2003, 09:32
Sh!t Piggy I think you're right - I got this squeaky voice in my head and thought of Peter Cetera


6th May 2003, 09:42
Well done Piggy.........:ok:

SHame on you JD!!!!!!!:p :p :p :p :p :p

Jet Dragon
6th May 2003, 09:44
Hey Scran

One squeaky voice is much like another in the more scrambled regions of JD's brain - have mercy:O :O

6th May 2003, 09:55
Makes up for Alan Freed from last week.:D