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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Question: Which song, made famous by Johnny Cash, has ZZ Top opened concerts with, accompanied by huge pyrotechnic displays?
Answer: ZZ Top have opened concerts with the Johnny Cash song "Ring Of Fire".
Monday, February 20, 2017
Question: What was the name of Pink Flyod's second album, featuring "Jug Band Blues," the only song written by Syd Barrett?
Answer: Saucer Full of Secrets was the name of Pink Floyd's second album.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Question: This classically-trained violinist quit her job as a bank teller to pursue a singing career after being inspired by a Liza Minnelli concert she saw in Richmond, She got a job as a singing waitress at a flapper-esque nightclub, and started recording commercial jingles for Pepsi cola. Can you name this artist?
Answer: Before becoming a famous recording artist, Pat Benetar was a bank teller and a singer in a nightclub.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Question: Which Stevie Nicks song was cut from the vinyl version of Fleetwood Mac's Rumors, to her great displeasure?
Answer: The song "Silver Spings" was cut from the vinyl version of Fleetwood Mac's Rumors, much to Stevie Nicks' displeasure.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Lyric-ology
Question: "Because she's growing up so fast, (their) mama's worrying that she won't last", can you name the song this lyric came from and the artist(s) who sang it?
Answer: Night Ranger expressed growing pains in "Sister Christian".
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Question: In 1976, the Recording Industry Association of America began awarding platinum albums for the sale of 1 million album copies sold. Which rock act received the first platinum LP for which album?
Answer: The Eagles scored the very first platinum LP for their Greatest Hits album.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Question: Tom Petty went to battle with his record company over the inflated list price of which of his albums?
Answer: Tom Petty went to battle with his record company over the inflated list price of his album, Damn The Torpedoes.