Pauls Music Quiz 14

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1. Who was known as the 'First Lady of Song'?

2. The following words are from songs with 'Hill' or 'Hills' in the title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer: 
    a. He never shows his feelings, 
    b. Oh there is thunder in our hearts, 
    c. The wind in the willows played love's sweet melody, 
    d. Like the wings of a bird that rise from the lake to the trees, 
    e. To Flanders, Portugal and Spain, 
    f. From father to son the blood runs thin

3. The following words are from songs with a musical instrument in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer: 
    a. You got a hubcap diamond star halo, 
    b. I don't know how you were inverted, 
    c. Paul is a real estate novelist, 
    d. Histories of ages passed down through all eternity, 
    e. I'm not sleepy and there is no place I'm going to, 
    f. Give me pennies, I'll take anything, now listen while I play, 
    g. Who draws the crowd, who plays so loud, 
    h. But you chose to stay, stay and keep me warm through the darkest nights I've ever seen, 
    i. I'm a rolling thunder, a pouring rain, 
    j. Well the kids don't eat and the dog can't sleep, there's no escape from the music in the whole damn street

4. Which 1960s song was the only number one hit in the UK for each of the following? One point for each correct answer: 
    a. The Moody Blues, 
    b. The Byrds, 
    c. Sonny and Cher, 
    d. The Troggs, 
    e. Thunderclap Newman, 
    f. Zager and Evans

5. The following are the first words to songs with 'home' somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer: 
    a. So you think you're a Romeo, 
    b. The old home town, 
    c. You're my love you're my angel, 
    d. Somewhere deep inside somethings got a hold of you, 
    e. Big wheels, 
    f. I'm sittin in a railway station, 
    g. Sun turnin round with graceful motion, 
    h. Wednesday morning at five o'clock, 
    i. If you ever change your mind

6. Who released the following 'Man' songs? One point for each correct answer: 
    a. Lucky Man (the version with the words "he had white horses"), 
    b. O Lucky Man, 
    c. Starman, 
    d. Plastic Man, 
    e. Charmless Man, 
    f. Backdoor Man, 
    g. Ape Man

7. Petula Clark had a surprise No 1 hit in the UK charts in February 1967 with 'This is my Song'. Which famous English Sir wrote the song?

8. The name for which musical ensemble translated means 'dancing place'?

9. Who released the following No 1 albums in the UK in 1980? 
    a. Zenyatta Mondatta, 
    b. Telekon, 
    c. Flesh and Blood, 
    d. Never For Ever

10. Which mondegreen (the misinterpretation or mishearing of a phrase) became one of the earliest psychedelic hit songs in 1968?

11. What did Elvis never give at a concert?

12. What was a number one hit in nine countries for orange juice and champagne?

13. The following words are from songs with the word 'Sugar' in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer: 
    a. Gotta get my candy free, 
    b. Drums beating cold English blood runs hot, 
    c. A robin feathering his nest has very little time to rest, 
    d. Like the summer sunshine pour your sweetness over me, 
    e. It's so noisy at the fair but all your friends are there, 
    f. I got some troubles but they won't last, I'm gonna lay right down here in the grass  


1. Ella Fitzgerald

2. Six Answers
    a. The Fool On The Hill (Beatles), 
    b. Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush), 
    c. Blueberry Hill (Fats Domino), 
    d. The Hills Are Alive (Julie Andrews), 
    e. Over The Hills And Far Away (Trad), 
    f. Red Hill Mining Town (U2)

3. Ten answers: 
    a. Get it on (Bang a gong) or Bang a gong (Get it on) in the USA (T Rex), 
    b. While my guitar gently weeps (Beatles), 
    c. Piano man (Billy Joel), 
    d. Hurdy Gurdy man (Donavan), 
    e. Mr Tambourine man (Bob Dylan), 
    f. My green tambourine (Lemon Pipers), 
    g. The guitar man (Bread), 
    h. Mandolin wind (Rod Stewart), 
    i. Hell's bells (ACDC), 
    j. Squeeze box (The Who)

4. Six answers: 
    a. Go Now, 
    b. Mr. Tambourine Man, 
    c. I Got You Babe, 
    d. With A Girl Like You, 
    e. Something In The Air, 
    f. In The Year 2525

5. Nine answers: 
    a. Take the long way home (Supertramp), 
    b. Green green grass of home (Tom Jones), 
    c. Daddy's home (Cliff Richard), 
    d. Better be home soon (Crowded House), 
    e. Sweet home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 
    f. Homeward bound (Simon and Garfunkel), 
    g. 2000 light years from home (Rolling Stones), 
    h. She's leaving home (Beatles), 
    i. Bring it on home to me (Sam Cooke)

6. Seven answers: 
    a. Emerson Lake and Palmer, 
    b. Alan Price, 
    c. David Bowie, 
    d. Kinks, 
    e. Blur, 
    f. The Doors, 
    g. Kinks

7. Sir Charlie Chaplin

8. Orchestra

9. Four answers: 
    a. The Police, 
    b. Gary Numan, 
    c. Roxy Music, 
    d. Kate Bush

10. In - A - Gadda - Da - Vida (instead of 'In The Garden Of Eden' from Iron Butterfly)

11. An encore. ("Elvis has left the buiding")

12. Making Your Mind Up (Bucks Fizz is orange juice and champagne)

13. Six answers: 
    a. Sugar Me (Linsey De Paul), 
    b. Brown Sugar (Rolling Stones), 
    c. A Spoonful of Sugar (Julie Andrews), 
    d. Sugar Sugar (The Archies), 
    e. Sugar Mountain (Neil Young), 
    f. Sugar Town (Nancy Sinatra)


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