Showing posts with label music trivia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label music trivia. Show all posts

Oct 4, 2014

By Train or By Bus

Here are some songs that are about travel by train or bus, which is how we saw Grand Canyon last week. We took the GC Railway from Williams, AZ, into the park, took a bus tour of the high points, and then had a day to explore on our own before taking the train back to Williams. We highly recommend it!

1. Train: "____ Island Line" (Johnny Cash)
2. Bus "Thank God and ____" (Roy Clark)
3. Train "City of ___ ___" (Arlo Guthrie)
4. Train "The ___ Train" (Duke Ellington)
5. Train "Engine Engine # ___" (Roger Miller)




Answers:
1. Rock
www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBeZPJ03lW0
2. Greyhound
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx8x3LCnYZw 
3. New Orleans
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvMS_ykiLiQ
4. A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb2w2m1JmCY
5. 9
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjQsI8BrTtk

Sep 16, 2014

Songs about Songs

Name the artist associated with the titles of songs that mention songs.

1. "Silly Love Songs"
2. "Song Sung Blue"
3. "Never-ending Love for You"
4. "With a Song in My Heart"
5. "I've Got a Name"




Answers:
1. Paul McCartney & Wings
 www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_9QooYDYtU
2. Neil Diamond
www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1t9zOwmWok
3. Various, but this one is George Jones & Tammy Wynette
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3Vgsv-T2gg
4. Again, various, but this one's Doris Day
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPs0H4cydGU
5. Jim Croce
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcqauC49Xmc

Aug 30, 2014

They Come in Threes

Each song has to do with three.
1. "We do everything alike/ We look alike/We walk alike, we talk alike, and what is more we hate each other very much...
2. "And what I feel in my heart, they say sincerely..."
3. "Thanks for the times that you've given me..."
4. "...we've danced the whole night through..."
5. "Hey, girl, what you doin' down there?"



 Answers:


1. "Triplets"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjW_yvrC0cE
2. "Three Little Words"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxVaBu5i1QE
3. "Three Times a Lady"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaFJcJO3RH4
4. "Three O'clock in the Morning"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCQaZ0URnLA 
5. "Knock Three Times"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7Jvsbcxunc (I'm willing to bet Tony HATES this video!)

Aug 26, 2014

Polite Songs

These songs have "please" and "thank you" just like your parents taught you!

1. The Beatles: "Why do I always have to say, Love? ___  ___ ___"
2. Jim Croce: "Thank you for your time, Well, you've been so much more than kind." ___
3. The Marvelettes: "Please, ___ ___, look and see."
4. Andrew Gold: "Thank You for ___ ___ ___"
5. Bob Hope: "Thanks for ___ ___"



1. "Please Please Me"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h43nuGSd1m4
2." Operator"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPu_G-T28iU
3. Mr. Postman
www.youtube.com/watch?v=425GpjTSlS4   
4. Being a Friend
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN3E9Yyd1HA
5. The Memory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPu_G-T28iU
 
 

Aug 23, 2014

True Colors

What hair or eye color is mentioned in these songs?

1. "___ Is the Color of My True Love's Hair"
2. "There runs Mary, hair of ___ and lips like cherries..."
3. "___ -Eyed Lady"
4. "Has Anybody Seen My Gal?"
5. "___-Eyed Girl"


Answers:
1. Black
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJRh7PSaOzI
2. gold "The Green, Green Grass of Home"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN3ME-rgpws
3. Green
www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_DydKnpDsk
4. eyes of blue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15b-SqxEabg
5. Brown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfmkgQRmmeE

Aug 20, 2014

When Was That?

1. Anxious girl asks, "Will You ___ ___ ___ Tomorrow?"
2. Depressed Beatle believes in "___"
3. Lots of ticking rhythm in "___ ___ Come Today."
4. Chad & Jeremy lament that "Yesterday's ___"
5. But you should never doubt that "The ___  ___  ___ ___ Tomorrow!"

1. Still Love Me
www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnPlJxet_ac
2. Yesterday
www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjpzTys0s9g
3. Time Has Come
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHfB63ln1Ig
4. Gone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0ZJTbuFxjk
5. sun will come out
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yop62wQH498

Aug 19, 2014

The Upper Class of Jim

What's the song about Jim or Jimmy...
1. In which the untimely death of an agricultural titan is celebrated by employee misbehavior and lack of concern.
2. In which the speaker wonders about the return of her lover, fearing she'll be distracted by a rival suitor.
3. In which the tragic death of a societal outcast is brought about by parental interference.
4. In which the life of a simply country boy is chronicled by harmonious church instruments.
5. In which a locally-known criminal is brought to justice in a seedy billiards parlor.

1. "Jimmy Crack Corn"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rohh-uZyK3o (Smothers Brothers' version)
2. "Jimmy Mack"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=obvSFWvgBhg
3. "Leader of the Pack"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTA_7RwPUPA
4. "The Bells"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wtyx8wG8BsI
5. "Don't Mess Around with Jim"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4qUXcXuMSE

Aug 15, 2014

Let's Get This Party STARTed!

1. The Stones: "Start ___ ___"
2. Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme: "This Could Be the Start of ___ ___"
3. Billy Joel: "We Didn't Start ___ ___"
4. The Bee Gees: "I Started a ___"
5. John Lennon: "Just Like Starting ___"



Answers:
1. Me Up
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGyOaCXr8Lw
2. Something Big
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHDmkv2gpX0
3. the Fire 
www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFTLKWw542g
4. Joke
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSxuvNGSrmc
5. Over 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HLVXrAErlU


Aug 14, 2014

Quiz: Two Songs, One Name

1. "Mr. ___" and "Stagger ___"
2. "___, Get Angry" and "____ B. Goode"
3. "___ O' My Heart" and "___ (it will come back to you)"
4. "___'s Girl" and "Me and ___ McGee"
5. "___, ___ (where you goin' to?)" and "Along Came ___"



Amazon Kindle-http://www.amazon.com/Killing-Despair-Loser-Mysteries-Three-ebook/dp/B00MKBH3MU/ref=la_B002JK5FKY_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1408013475&sr=1-10
NookBook-http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/killing-despair-peg-herring/1120104924?ean=2940150674912
Print versions on their way...





Answers:
1. Lee
www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCoNtro4BKo
www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCPutYaGFlE 
2. Johnny
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI_nk0L-cF4
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFo8-JqzSCM 
3. Peg
www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGQJNMGGBHg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KHQnlFwxzU&list=RD9KHQnlFwxzU
4. Bobby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Cfz33QIsdY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXV_QjenbDw
5. Mary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6jVxks8M4A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYJhhKSXOBo

Aug 8, 2014

The World Is Too Much With Us

The title above is a quote from a poem by Wordsworth. If you think the modern world is worse than the world of yesterday, look at the poem and see what he said of his own time, around 1800.

But that's not a quiz. This is a quiz:

1. "Hey, did you happen to see the ___ ___ ___ in the World?" Charlie Rich
2. "Around the world, I ___ ___ ___" Frank Sinatra
3. "Don't they know it's ___ ___ of the world?" Skeeter Davis
4. "He's Got the Whole World ___ ___ ___" Kids' song
5. "My world is ___ ___ ___" The Supremes

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Answers:
1. Most Beautiful Girl
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhqbESuc2v8
2. searched for you
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDa3iB43KUk
3. the end
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qgcy-V6YIuI
4. in His Hands
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TK6gLtDO0E
5. Empty Without You
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymT9rQRbbYM

Aug 6, 2014

Hot Shots: Songs About Guns

Songs about Guns

1. "The Gun, the Gun, the Gun, the Gun, the Gun..." from what musical?
2. Who's got a gun, according to Aerosmith?
3. "I Didn't Know the Gun ___  ___"
4. "Big Iron ___  ___  ___" Marty Robbins
5. "Don't Take Your Guns ___   ____, Son" Johnny Cash




1. Chicago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBM82Ju2kJU
2. Janie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqQn2ADZE1A
3. Was Loaded
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGJMtnRMpjM
4. on His Hip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGmUsJvRv7U
5. to Town
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMMp_llzBT4

Aug 1, 2014

Brothers & Sisters & Songs

Brothers & Sisters & Songs

1. Neil Diamond "Brother Love's ___  ___  ___"
2. The Hollies "He ___ ___, He's My Brother
3. America "Sister ___ ____"
4. Train "____,  ____ Sister"
5. Bing Crosby "Brother, Can You ____  ___ ___?"

Answers

1. Traveling Salvation Show
www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhGMmmd9Ixs
2. Ain't Heavy
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl5vi9ir49g
3. Golden Hair
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIycEe59Auc
4. Hey, Soul
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVpv8-5XWOI
5. Spare a Dime
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eih67rlGNhU

Jul 31, 2014

"Say" Something!

Don't just sit there--Say Someone (Who Sang it?)

1. "Say, Say, Say" Two Superstars
2. "Don't Say Goodnight" 1 from above with his own band
3. "How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life?" Two classic musical stars
4."What'd I Say?" The MAN
5. "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" a girl with a big voice

Answers:
1. Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLEhh_XpJ-0
2.  Paul McCartney & Wings
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRCgueckAXE
3. Jane Powell & Fred Astaire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8q2fTSo8aoY 
4. Ray Charles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIqWwiC1BFI
5. Dusty Springfield
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBwSN0Yw5l0

Jul 29, 2014

Anybody Hungry?

Name the fruit!
1. "I've Got a Lovely Bunch of ____" Danny Kaye
2. "____, ____, _____ ___, who's not ready, holler I." Jay & the Techniques
3. "Drink it right down, pass it all around, ___ ___ ___" Tommy James & the Shondelles
4. "(Trumpets, Drums, Cymbals), ____ Man!" Herbie Hancock
5. "Laaaah, la la, la la la, lahhhh! (Repeat) ____ ____"

1. Coconuts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nf670orHKcA
2. Apples/Peaches/Pumpkin Pie
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5njDmUMhfa0
3. Sweet Cherry Wine
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARdlyyP8f4A
4. Watermelon 
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjJaH40rArU
5. Juanita Banana
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fubCzOcOrQ

Jul 28, 2014

Indefinite Articles & Adverbs!

Complete the lyric with an indefinite article/adverb. Don't be scared if you forgot English class---you'll figure it out.

1. "___ Loves ____ ____" Dean Martin
2. "____ you're feelin' lonely, ___ you're feelin' blue" Eddy Arnold, et al
3. "A rose must remain with the sun and the rain,...To ____ His Own" The Ink Spots
4. Dr. Zhivago  "____, My Love"
5. "____ To Watch Over Me" (I like Streisand's version)










Answers
1. Everybody/Somebody/Sometime
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxVdjw0Gm8I
2. Anytime/Anytime
www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFXTJd4J3vw
3. Each
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G5wqiLiPHg
4. Somewhere
www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrRMQsnSvAE
5. Someone
www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiYKlbtXMU0

Jul 25, 2014

Taking Your Measure

These songs have measurements in the titles.

1. "I Love You a ____ & a ____" Doris Day
2. "60 ____ Man" Billy Ward & the Dominoes
3. "Eight ____ High" The Byrds
4. "____ in a Bottle" Jim Croce
5. "The ___ of the Cat" Al Stewart







Answers:
1. Bushel/Peck
www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw2phldcmCQ
2. Minute
www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpQuNY3XFI0
3. Miles
www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8QypoBpQqI
4. Time
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO1rMeYnOmM
5. Year
www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqZc7ZQURMs

Jul 24, 2014

Where Do You Live?

Songs About Home

1. "___ ___'s Not My Home" Jim Croce
2. "Home on ___ ___" cowboy song
3. "Homeward ____" Simon & Garfunkel
4. "When ____ Comes Marching Home" Civil War song
5. "Sweet Home ____" Lynyrd Skynyrd









1. New York
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Wz3i12xkxo
2. the Range
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_YK7ebcZ2o
3. Bound
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z9wd9bS1FM
4. Johnny
www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tIsXLyZcWI
5. Alabama
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwWUOmk7wO0

Jul 22, 2014

Today's Quiz: Bells

1. What kind of blues does Bill give the 5th Dimension's Marilyn McCoo?
2. Who stole the wedding bell, according to Eartha Kitt?
3. In Guys & Dolls how does Sarah feel?
4. What goes along with "one less egg to fry" for the 5th Dimension?
5.Where did AC/DC go to hear bells?













Answers:
1. "Wedding Bell Blues"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP0ZdZ3RS9A
2. Somebody bad
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxU4YxQKljo
3. "If I Were a Bell I'd Be Ringing"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bC_cdx7QXq4
4. "One Less Bell to Answer"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZcA3kiaQb0
5. Hell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etAIpkdhU9Q

Jul 13, 2014

Today's Quiz: Angels Among Us



Title the Songs
1. She died in a car/train accident
2. She looks like an angel but she's...
3. It made his blood run cold. His angel is a ______!
4. She's attractive, especially her visual organs.
5. He's on his way to heaven.









Answers:
1. "Teen Angel"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG_VIcoiCFA
2. "The Devil in Disguise"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3_Q96eJr1k
3. "Centerfold"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqDjMZKf-wg
4. "Pretty Little Angel Eyes"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9Bo4cZOS3A
5. "Got a Date with an Angel"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd4WHxm3dz0

Jul 12, 2014

Mary Who?

Mary seems to be a popular name in song titles. Which Mary song title goes with the line below? (Extra credit if you can name the artist!)

1. "...goodbye, heart!"
2. "Every now and then I spend my time at rhyme and verse..."
3. "For miles around they're waitin' to start the celebratin'..."
4. "People on the river are happy to give..."
5. "A man with money said, 'Come on, honey...'"










Answers:
1. "Hello, Mary Lou" Ricky Nelson
www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLkCWT2neuI
2. "Along Comes Mary" The Association
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIobDsqwQz4
(This video is a hoot--They got old!)
3. "Mary Lou" Bing Crosby
(No video available)
4. "Proud Mary" CCR
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljvFK-S2RZc
5. "Cherry Hill Park (Mary Hill) Billy Joe Royal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyEWCNCKxyk

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