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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Question: Who was the first major label rock artist to release a song exclusively on the Internet, back in 1996? Also, what was the name of the song?
Answer: David Bowie released "Telling Lies", exclusively on the Internet in 1996.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Lyric-ology
Question: They "...hear the ticking of the clock as (they're) lying in a room that is pitch dark...". Can you name the band who sang these lyrics?
Answer: Heart was aware of the passage of time in a dark room in their song "Alone".
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Question: What 1993 film featured songs by Foghat, Lynryd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Alice Cooper and Ted Nugent?
Answer: Dazed And Confused from 1993 boasted a soundtrack featuring Foghat, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Alice Cooper and Ted Nugent.
Monday, June 19, 2017
Question: The Allman Brothers Band finally won a Grammy in 1996 for what instrumental song?
Answer: The Allman Brothers Band won a Grammy in 1996 for their instrumental song "Jessica".
Friday, June 16, 2017
Question: The movie Detroit Rock City told the story of 4 teenagers trying to get into a concert performed by which band?
Answer: Detroit Rock City told the story of 4 teenagers trying to get into a concert by KISS.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Question: Creedence Clearwater Revival is named after what famous beer?
Answer: CCR based their name after Olympia from the clearwater used in making it.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - Lyric-ology
Question: "Mine's a tale that can't be told, my freedom I hold dear. How years ago, in days of old, when magic filled the air." Which band sang these lyrics and what song are they from?
Answer: Led Zeppelin sang of freedom and magic in "Ramble On".
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Question: What was the only Police album cover upon which their pictures are not shown?
Answer: Ghost In The Machine is the only Police album cover upon which a picture of the band is not shown.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Question: What town were "The Boys Are Back In Town" from? Can you name the band and the town?
Answer: Thin Lizzy wanted to let you know that "The Boys Are Back In Town," with that town being Dublin, Ireland.