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Manchester Music late 20th century
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Who is the late 80's and early 90's pop icon that is affectionately known as king monkey?
Mark E Smith
What was the name of the Manchester record label that is credited with bringing on the 'Acid House' revolution?
What was the original name of the popular group which is now called New Order?
Men In Leather Pants
What was the name of the former lead singer of the band now known as New Order?
Who was the founder of Factory Records?
What was the name of the outdoor concert where The Stone Roses played to a massive audience in and is looked upon as a catalyst for the Brit pop explosion of the early to mid 1990's?
Who is the guitar player that can be associated with the following bands: Electronic, The Smiths, Healers, and The The?
In the Smiths' song 'Panic', what is the Yorkshire town Morrissey sings the name of?
Where did Oasis rehearse for most of their time as underlings in the Manchester music scene?
King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
The International 2
What was the name of the once cavernous and eventually packed out club owned by Factory Records boss Tony Wilson?
The International 1
What band was Noel Gallagher a roadie for before he joined Oasis?
What is the name of the festival organised to recruit new talent from Manchester?
Isle of Wight
In The City
What was an original name of The Stone Roses?
The Rolling Roses
Who is responsible for the album cover art for both Stone Roses records?
What was the original name of Oasis?
Which band was signed in late '89, just shortly after forming based solely on the fact that they were from Northwich, which is widely considered part of the greater Manchester area?
The Stone Roses
Which member of the Charlatans died tragically in a car accident on July 22 1996?
Who became the drummer for The Stone Roses after Reni left?
What neighbourhood did Oasis' brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher grow up in?
What is Morrisseys' first and middle name?
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Compiled Dec 09 12