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(Q28) How long was "Dark Side of the Moon" on the charts?
(A28) 741 weeks. It fell off the Billboard Top 200 album list in October 1988.
(Q29) What does EMI stand for?
(A29) Electric and Musical Industries Ltd was formed in March 1931 and entered the American market by acquiring 96% of Capitol
(Q30) How did Roy Orbison come by his trademark look?
(A30) He left his original glasses on
an airplane and the only other pair he had were dark tinted prescription sunglasses.
(Q31) Who wrote "Tighter
and Tighter" for the group Alive and Kicking?
(A31) Tommy James. His wife knew the lead singer of the group and
(Q32) Who auditioned for and was rejected by the Spencer Davis Group?
(A32) Reginald Dwight.
You probably know him better as Sir Elton John.
(Q33) On what show did Alanis Morissette appear?
children's show, You Can't Do That On Television. She also appeared on Star Search...and lost.
did the Teddy Bears come up with the song title "To Know Him Is To Love Him"?
(A34) It was taken from the epitaph
for group member Phil Spector's father who committed suicide in 1949 due to family indebtedness.
were "The Chipmunks" named for?
(A35) Alvin, Simon and Theodore were named for executives at Liberty Records.
Their creator, Ross Bagdasarian used the name David Seville.
(Q36) Name the rock 'n' roll song NASA included
on the CD aboard the Voyager spacecraft?
(A36) Johnny B. Goode by Chuck Berry.
(Q37) What was the only song
The Beatles gave another artist credit for performing on?
(A37) Get Back with Billy Preston playing organ.
According to Billboard, what was the number one song for the year 1957?
(A38) "Love Letters In The Sand" by
(Q39) Who was the front man for The Band?
(A39) Canada's very own Robbie Robertson, who also
produced Neil Diamond amoung others.
(Q40) Who originally recorded "Are You Lonesome Tonight"?
Certainly the version by Elvis is the best known but Blue Barron did it first. Others who recorded it include Doris Day and
(Q41) Who was captain of the baseball team at Lipscomb High School in Nashville in 1953?
Pat Boone. He also lettered in football, basketball and tennis.
(Q42) How many commercials did Elvis appear in?
(A42) Just one, in 1954 for "Southern Maid Doughnuts".
(Q43) What song contains the lyrics "Gliddy
glup gloopy, nibby nabby noopy, la la la lo lo"?
(A43) Released in 1969 and from the musical Hair, "Good Morning
Starshine" was sung by Oliver (William Oliver Swofford).
(Q44) What was the number one album in the U.S. for
the year 1959?
(A44) The original Broadway Cast musical, The Sound of Music.
(Q45) Who fired Jimi Hendrix
from his band in 1965 for missing the bus?
(A45) Little Richard
(Q46) Which girl group was the first to have
a number one pop hit?
(A46) The Shirelles with "Will you Love me Tomorrow"
(Q47) Who was the first
act to perform at Woodstock in 1969?
(A47) Richie Havens
(Q48) When was The Beatles second appearance on "The
Ed Sullivan Show"?
(A48) February 16, 1964 one week after their first appearance.
(Q49) How many consecutive
number 1's did The Bee Gees have between 1977-1979?
(A49) Six. "How Deep is Your Love", "Staying Alive",
"Night Fever", "Too Much Heaven", "Tragedy", and "Love You Inside and Out".
(Q50) Who sang "Little Honda"?
(A50) The Hondells