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An easy one to start with... "Open up the window, let some air into this room..." was a line in which song by which band?
"Mama Told Me Not To Come" by Three Dog Night
"Gimme Shelter" by The Rolling Stones
"Fixing a Hole" by The Beatles
"Jeepster" by T. Rex
Who wrote and sang the theme for the film "Soldier Blue" and what was the song's title?
Carole King and "Not Born To Follow"
Joan Baez and "Joe Hill"
Buffy Saint Marie and "Soldier Blue"
Julie Felix and "I Can't Reach The Sky For You"
What is so special about Brian May's (Queen) guitar?
It was a present from John Lennon
He made it himself
It is the guitar he was given on his 8th birthday
It is made entirely of mahogany
On tour in Britain, which then already famous singer/guitarist was taken off the top of the bill and replaced by The Beatles, who were contracted as a support band for this man?
Which was George Harrison's "most expensive song"?
"Don't Bother Me"
"If I Needed Someone"
"My Sweet Lord"
While we're on the subject: Which band did Ray Davies of The Kinks file a lawsuit against for plagiarism and what was the song in question?
The Small Faces and "Afterglow"
The Doors and "Hello, I Love You"
The Who and "Happy Jack"
The Tremeloes and "Hello Buddy"
Whose record was banned in the UK in 1966 (meaning the BBC would not play it), but despite this (or because of it) still made it to No. 4 in the British Charts?
Casey Jones and the Governors
Screaming Lord Sutch
With which band did the rise of Roger Chapman begin?
What name was Eric Clapton born with?
Who discovered Rod Stewart?
Andrew Loog Oldham
Long John Baldry
Which No. 1 hit was recorded during a practice session in the studio without the band knowing and which band was it?
"Ride A White Swan" by T.Rex
"All Day And All Of The Night" by The Kinks
"Riders On The Storm" by The Doors
"Baby Come Back" by The Equals
Probably one of the most famous one-hit wonders is Scott McKenzie. Not much happened after "San Francisco" had been milked for all it was worth (and that was a lot), so he had to look elswhere. Which famous band did he join almost unnoticed?
Peter, Paul And Mary
The Mamas And The Papas
The New Seekers
A bit more of the lyrics: "Well, the path was deep and wide, from footsteps leading to our cabin...". What is the title of this song and who sang it?
"A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall" by Bob Dylan
"The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp" by O.C. Smith
"Working In a Coal Mine" by Lee Dorsey
"Give My Love To Rose" by Johnny Cash
This singer started out with a band and progressed solo to near- legend status. "Here Comes The Night" was one of the big hits this band had. Who was the singer and what is the name of the band?
Marc Bolan and T.Rex
Phil Collins and Genesis
Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music
Van Morrison and Them
How much was paid by Jonathan King to the singer for the recording and subsequent sales of "Johnny Reggae"?
20,000.00 US dollars
25 pounds sterling
20,000.00 pounds sterling
500.00 pounds sterling
With whom did David Bowie team up to record "Little Drummer Boy"?
There was a TV documentary about this band, before they even had a recording deal. It followed them through trials and tribulations on the club circuit. Eventually, they came out with "Little Does She Know", which was a hit. After that, oblivion and possibly back to the club circuit. Name the band.
Vera Lynn brought us a nice rendition of "The White Cliffs of Dover". Ironically, a couple of Americans remade it and actually charted with it. Who were they?
Sam and Dave
The Righteous Brothers
Jan and Dean
Simon and Garfunkel
Who was Henry John Deutschendorf?
What animal sound can be heard on the recording of "The Universal" by The Small Faces?
Barking of a dog
Screeching of a swan
Mewing of a cat
Whinnying of a horse
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