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Thursday, July 20, 2017
Question: Who was the first musical act to perform on Saturday Night Live?
Answer: Billy Preston was the first musical act to perform on Saturday Night Live, on October 11th, 1975.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - Lyric-ology
Question: Who originally told .38 Special to "Hold On Loosely"?
Answer: "A girl they left years ago" told .38 Special to "Hold On Loosely".
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Question: Where did Neil Young get the phrase "Rust never sleeps"?
Answer: Neil Young got the phrase "Rust never sleeps" from the band Devo.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Question: In 1986, which rocker portrayed a murderous thug named Charlie Basset on the TV show Miami Vice?
Answer: Ted Nugent portrayed murderous thug Charlie Basset on the TV show Miami Vice in 1986.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Question: What is Neil Young's only number one song and what it the album it came from?
Answer: Neil Young's Heart of Gold off of "Harvest" was his only number one hit.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Question: Which 1980 film was scored by Electric Light Orchestra and garnered 3 Top 20 hits, including the title track?
Answer: Xanadu from 1980 was scored by Electric Light Orchestra.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - Lyric-ology
Question: In "My Sharona", The Knack admit that they "get off" from the touch of what?
Answer: The Knack admits that they "get off" from the touch of "the younger kind" in "My Sharona".
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Question: Which geographically-inspired band opened for The Doors final public performance at The Warehouse in New Orleans in December of 1970?
Answer: Kansas was the opening act for the final public performance from The Doors at The Warehouse in New Orleans in December of 1970.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Question: Who is the only Brit to top the UK charts at No. 1 as a member of a group, a trio, a duo and a solo artist?
Answer: Paul McCartney is the only British artist with a No. 1 hit on the UK charts as a member of a group, a trio, a duo and a solo artist.