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(Q90) Who did Stevie Wonder write "Isn't She Lovely" for?
(A90) His daughter, Aisha Zakia. The name means strength and intelligence in an African language.
is Little Richard's real name?
(A91) Richard Penniman.
(Q92) What instrumental has received the most airplay?
(A92) According to BMI, "Classical Gas" by Mason Williams, released in 1968
(Q93) What name did The
Doobie Brothers originally go by?
(Q94) What is the world's most expensive record?
It is a first pressing of "That'll Be The Day" recorded in 1958 by The Quarrymen. It is valued at approximately
(Q95) How many copies of Paul Anka's first record were sold?
(A95) 300. His follow up song sold
three million. It was "Diana".
(Q96) Who is the only artist to have the number one single of the year
two years in a row?
(A96) Elvis. The two songs were "Heartbreak Hotel" in 1956 and "All Shook Up"
in 1957. Each song was number one for 25 weeks.
(Q97) How did Roger Miller get his first guitar?
stole it, but he was so upset about the theft that he returned the guitar.
(Q98) Which song won a grammy in 1964?
(A98) "Downtown" by Petula Clark.
(Q99) What is Bobby Darin's real name?
(A99) His full name
is Walden Waldo Robert Cassotto.
(Q100) Who was the drummer on "Please Mr. Postman" by The Marvelettes?
(A100) 22 year old Marvin Gaye.
(Q101) What song set a record for the highest number of advanced sale orders
in the U.K.?
(A101) "Can't Buy Me Love" had advanced sales of 2.1 million.
(Q102) What group
did Neil Sedaka form?
(A102) The Tokens, however when they recorded "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" Sedaka had left
for greener pastures.
(Q103) How old was Brenda Lee when she made her first T.V. appearance?
(A103) She made
her first appearance in 1951 at the age of 6 on a show called TV Ranch.
(Q104) On what scholarship did Neil Diamond
attend New York University?
(Q105) Who coined the phrase "music video"?
In 1961 Ozzie Nelson, filmed a video for the hit "Travelin Man", and this is often called the world's first.
This is disputed by the son of The Big Bopper, who claims the video in 1958 for "Chantilly Lace" was actually first.
(Q106) How many Elvis imitators are there in the U.S.?
(A106) According to Much Music, there are 30,000.
(Q107) What name did Crosby, Stills and Nash originally go by?
(A107) The Frozen Noses, an apparent reference to their
(Q108) How many Grammy Awards has Elvis won?
(A108) Three and all for gospel songs. The 1967 album
"How Great Thou Art", a 1974 live recording of the same song and the 1971 album "He Touched Me".
(Q109) What did Davy Jones do before joining The Monkees?
(Q109) A stage actor and race horse jockey.