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More Moody Blues Trivia Quiz


Answer these questions about the Moodies!

A multiple-choice quiz by lovesmoodies. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
lovesmoodies
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
90,057
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1250
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1. What was the title of their CD released in 1999? Hint

Days of Future Passed
Strange Times
A Question of Balance
The Other Side of Life

2. What was the title of the first album (CD) the Moodies produced themselves? Hint

Days of Future Passed
Long Distance Voyager
On the Threshold of a Dream
Strange Times

3. Who is the drummer for the Moodies?

Answer: (Two Words- first and last name or just last)
4. He has a degree in engineering. He wrote "Ride My See-Saw" and "I'm Just a Singer in Rock and Roll Band".

Answer: (Two Words-first and last name, or just last)
5. He is the flutist. "Legend of the Mind" is his song.

Answer: (Two Words- first and last name or just last)
6. He wrote "Nights in White Satin", among many other songs.

Answer: (Two Words-first and last name or just last)
7. Who generally wears black leather pants in concert? Hint

None of the above
Graeme Edge
John Lodge
Justin Hayward

8. He co-founded the Moodies, but left the group in 1978. Hint

Graham Nash
Justin Hayward
Mike Pinder
Mike Rutherford

9. What was the title of their first hit song in the U.S.? Hint

Tuesday Afternoon
Nights in White Satin
Go Now
Legend of a Mind

10. This Moodies album stayed on the Billboard charts for over two years. It marked a milestone in rock history as one of the very first concept albums. They recorded this album, not only with a symphony orchestra, but also in stereo, both uncharted territory at that time.
Hint

Seventh Sojourn
Days of Future Passed
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
Long Distance Voyager


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What was the title of their CD released in 1999?

Answer: Strange Times

This album contains the ballad "Haunted", written by Justin Hayward.
2. What was the title of the first album (CD) the Moodies produced themselves?

Answer: Strange Times

"Strange Times" was not the commercial success it should have been, but it was the first time the Moodies produced their own work. At the release of this album the group was composed of: Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Ray Thomas, and Graeme Edge.
3. Who is the drummer for the Moodies?

Answer: Graeme Edge

Graeme Edge was born on March 30, 1941, in Rochester, Staffs, England.
He is the poet of the group, writing such poems as "The Day Begins" and "Late Lament" from "Days of Future Passed", "Departure" and "The Word" from "In Search of the Lost Chord", "In the Beginning" and "The Dream" from "On the Threshold of a Dream".
4. He has a degree in engineering. He wrote "Ride My See-Saw" and "I'm Just a Singer in Rock and Roll Band".

Answer: John Lodge

John Lodge was born on July 20, 1945 in Birmingham. He attended Birches Green Junior School, Central Grammar School and the Birmingham College of Advanced Technology, where he was an Engineering student.
5. He is the flutist. "Legend of the Mind" is his song.

Answer: Ray Thomas

Ray Thomas was born on December 29, 1941 in Stourport on Severn. He attended the Paget Road Secondary Modern School, and later qualified as a toolmaker. Ray is a lover of symphonic sound, as well as rock 'n' roll. His flute is nothing short of haunting.
6. He wrote "Nights in White Satin", among many other songs.

Answer: Justin Hayward

Justin Hayward is vocalist, lead guitarist and composer for the Moody Blues.
7. Who generally wears black leather pants in concert?

Answer: John Lodge

John's songwriting for The Moody Blues includes such hits as "Ride My See-Saw", "Isn't Life Strange" (which won John an ASCAP songwritting award),"I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock 'n' Roll Band)"(which also won John an ASCAP songwriting award), "Steppin' In A Slide Zone", "Sitting At The Wheel", "Lean on Me (Tonight)" and "Gemini Dream" (with Justin), which won them both a joint ASCAP songwriting award.
8. He co-founded the Moodies, but left the group in 1978.

Answer: Mike Pinder

In the late seventies Mike Pinder walked away from the world of music into an early retirement. He thought it was time to raise a family, and the rigors of recording and endless touring didn't make for a loving, nurturing family environment.
9. What was the title of their first hit song in the U.S.?

Answer: Go Now

This song can be found on "The Magnificent Moodies", which was released in 1965. At that time the group was comprised of: Mike Pinder, Ray Thomas, Denny Laine, Clint Warwick and Graeme Edge.
10. This Moodies album stayed on the Billboard charts for over two years. It marked a milestone in rock history as one of the very first concept albums. They recorded this album, not only with a symphony orchestra, but also in stereo, both uncharted territory at that time.

Answer: Days of Future Passed

This album contains the songs "Forever Afternoon (Tuesday)" and "Nights in White Satin".
Source: Author lovesmoodies

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