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Friday, February 23, 2018
Question: What was the first song The Beatles recorded on the Apple Record Label?
Answer: "Hey Jude" was the first song recorded on the Apple Record Label.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Question: This rock superstar had a best-selling country song with Jennifer Nettles, his first professional recording job was singing lead vocals on a song called "R2D2, We Wish You a Merry Christmas" from a 1980 Star Wars Christmas album. Can you name this artist?
Answer: Jon Bon Jovi has had a best-selling country song with Jennifer Nettles and started his singing career seranading a barrel-shaped robot during the holidays.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - Lyric-ology
Question: In Bruce Springsteen's "Born To Run," what is the name of the woman the song's protagonist is singing to?
Answer: In Bruce Springsteen's "Born To Run," the protagonist is singing to a woman named Wendy.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Question: This lead singer is known for rarely being on time - he once told Rolling Stone Magazine that he would put in his will that he would intentionally be 30 minutes late for his funeral, and his coffin would be embossed in gold with the words "Sorry I'm Late". Can you name him?
Answer: Axl Rose once told Rolling Stone Magazine that he would be late to his own funeral.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Question: Which famous artificial intelligence/video star from the 1980's was part of Roger Waters' Radio Kaos album?
Answer: Famous artifical intelligence/video star Max Headroom was part of Roger Waters' Radio Kaos album.
Friday, February 16, 2018
Question: There is a Neil Young reference in Def Leppard's "Rock of Ages". Can you name the lyric and the Neil Young song it comes from?
Answer: The lyrics "...it's better to burn out than to fade away" from the Neil Young song "Hey Hey, My My" is referenced in Def Leppard's "Rock of Ages".
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Question: What album from which band holds the record for the longest gap between runs at number 1 in the UK, from June 10th 1967 and June 8th 2017?
Answer: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band by The Beatles holds the record for the longest gap between runs at number 1 in the UK for 49 years and 33 days.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - Lyric-ology
Question: "With no loving in our souls and no money in our coats, you can't say we're satisfied..." Can you name the song these lyrics come from and the artist(s) who sang them?
Answer: The Rolling Stones sang about having no love or no money in "Angie".
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Question: Steve Vai, former guitarist for Frank Zappa and Whitesnake has a "stinging" hobby, what is it?
Answer: Steve Vai, former guitarist for Frank Zappa and Whitesnake, is a beekeeper in his spare time.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Question: Which band's 1974 release featured a picture of the Wicked Witch of the West trying to remove the ruby slippers - per Sharon Osbourne's suggestion?
Answer: Electric Light Orchestra's "Face The Music" features an image of the Wicked Witch of the West trying to remove the ruby slippers, which was suggested by Sharon Osbourne.