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Friday, September 22, 2017
Question: This lead singer was married to Faye Dunnaway and fronted a famous Boston band. Can you name the singer and the band?
Answer: Peter Wolf, frontman for the J. Geils Band was once married to Faye Dunnaway.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Question: Which rock guitarist bacame a father for the 5th time at age 59 and he also sold one his famous guitars for $960,000 in 2004?
Answer: Eric Clapton became a 5 time father at 59, and sold one of his most famous guitars for $960,000. That would buy a lot of diapers!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - Lyric-ology
Question: What does Rod Stewart tell the Young Turks?
Answer: In "Young Turks," Rod Stewart tells them that "...time is on their side".
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Question: Which Beatles album was the first LP to reach Number 1 in over 35 different countries?
Answer: "One" by The Beatles was the first LP to reach Number 1 in over 35 different countries.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Question: This artist started his career as a journalist/reporter and is one of only six writers to top the New York Times bestseller list in fiction and non-fiction. He was turned down by 26 record companies, but has also made millions selling hootch. Can you name this artist?
Answer: Jimmy Buffet holds a high honor of being one of only six other authors to top the New York Times bestseller in fiction and non-fiction.
Friday, September 8, 2017
Question: Which Queen album cover features a giant robot with a forlorn look on it's face, carrying the members of the band in it's hand?
Answer: The cover to Queen's News of The World album features the band being manhandled (er... robot-handled) by a giant robot.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Question: Who is nicknamed the godmother of punk?
Answer: Patti Smith is known as the godmother of punk.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Lyric-ology
Question: In "Abracadabra" what happens to the Steve Miller Band when you call their name?
Answer: In "Abracadabra," the Steve Miller Band "...heats up like a burning flame" when you call their name.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Question: What movie staring Jane Fonda did Bob Seger claim his song "Her Strut" is about?
Answer: Bob Seger claims his song "Her Strur" is an homage to the Jane Fonda movie "Barbarella".