Trivia #1 Answers

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What did writer Douglas Adams have to do with Pink Floyd?
A.Besides using references to various Pink Floyd songs in his “Hitchiker” trilogy he named the 1994 “Division Bell” album.

What is the most recorded song in history?
A.Released in the U.S. in 1965 “Yesterday” has been covered more than 3000 times. Paul wrote the song but the other 3 Beatles disliked it so much they refused to release it in the U.K. It was eventually released there in March, 1966.

 

Who carries the title “loudest group in the world”?
A.Pink Floyd. Rumour has it that while playing in front of a lake in London in 1970 the group was so loud a number of fish were killed

 

What was the first video to appear on MTV?
A.”Video Killed the Radio Star” by The Buggles. The second song played was Pat Benatar’s “You Better Run”.

 

What band is named after a scuplture in Seattle that hums in the wind?
A: Soundgarden

 

What did Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen lose in a 1984 auto accident?
A: An arm

 

What rock star was trying to bite the head off a bat in concert when the bat decided to bite back?
A: Ozzy Osbourne.

 

What singer for a 70’s British rock quartet changed his name from Frederick Bulsara?
A: Freddie Mercury.

 

What Pink Floyd song was banned by the South African government after it became an anthem for black school children?
A: Another Brick in the Wall.

 

What rock’n’roll singer is memorialized by a eight-foot bronze statue in Lubbock, Texas?
A: Buddy Holly.

 

What Beatles single lasted longest on the charts, at 19 weeks?
A: Hey Jude.

 

What did Stevie Ray Vaughn name his guitar?
A. Lenny

 

 

What was the last album David Lee Roth recorded with Van Halen in the 80s
A.1984

 

In What Year did the late Ronnie Dio replace Ozzy Osbourne as vocalist in Black Sabbath?
A. 1979

 

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