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Trivia Q & A # 47 – 2019

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Trivia Q & A # 47 –...

Q. Which Beatles movie was nominated for Oscars? A. "A Hard Day's Night" was the title song to The Beatles' first movie, which was surprisingly good: it was nominated for two Oscars. At the time, a lot of movies were made starring musicians, but most were showcases for the singers and not very good (think Elvis movies). A Hard Day's Night was a surprise because it actually had cinematic value. It even sold well when it was released on DVD many years later - and still does. The title was taken from an expression Ringo used to say. In a 1964 interview with DJ Dave Hull, Ringo explained: "We went to do a job, and we'd worked all day and we happened to work all night. I came up still thinking it was day I suppose, and I said, 'It's been a hard day...' and I looked around and saw ...

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Trivia Q & A # 46 – 2019

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Trivia Q & A # 46 –...

Q. What Rolling Stones song was one of the first to be used in a major marketing campaign? A."Start Me Up" - Microsoft paid $10 million to use this for their Windows '95 advertising campaign. Although it became common practice in years to come, this was one of the first times a hit song was used in a major marketing campaign. The Stones first recorded this at the Some Girls sessions in 1977. After the first two takes, they recorded it with a reggae beat a bunch of times, but didn't like the result. They put it away until four years later, when they needed a song for Tattoo You (1981). They went back to the second take and reworked it for the album. Ford used this in ads that started just after midnight on January 1, 2003. It was part of a campaign to reintroduce their cars to the American public, ...

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Introduction to FLK Taoist Tai Chi Winter – January...

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Introduction to FLK Taoist Tai...

An Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi® Arts ... at the Sarnia Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Drive on Monday Jan 6 at 11:00 am and Tuesday Jan 7 at 7:00pm. The first class will follow the demonstration. ... at the Camlachie Community Centre 6767 Camlachie Road from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Tuesday January 7 ... in the basement of the Christ Anglican Church 414 Oil Street in Petrolia from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Tuesday Jan. 7 ... at the St Andrews Presbyterian Church 437 Colborne Dr. in Corunna from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Wedensday Jan 8 Come and learn how FLK Taoist Tai Chi® can improve your health. Admission is free. For more info, please call (519) 344-0346.

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Trivia Q & A # 45 – 2019

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Trivia Q & A # 45 –...

Q. What Julia Roberts movie was titled after a Roy Orbison song? A. PRETTY WOMAN - This was used in the 1990 movie of the same name starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. When the film was shot, its working title was 3000; the song was added later and became the title. Other movies that have used this song include Dumb and Dumber (1994) and Au Pair (1999). Roy Orbison was writing with his songwriting partner Bill Dees at his house when he told Dees to get started writing by playing anything that came to mind. Orbison's wife Claudette came in and said she was going to go into town to buy something. Orbison asked if she needed any money, and Dees cracked, "Pretty woman never needs any money." Inspired, Orbison started singing, "Pretty woman walking down the street." Bill Dees recalls in 1000 UK #1 Hits by Jon Kutner and ...

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PA Day Art for kids @ The Lawrence House

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PA Day Art for kids @ The...

PA Day Art, Ages 6 to 12, Friday, Nov. 22nd, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 'Tis the Season, Cost: $44.00 The City of Sarnia in cooperation with The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts Registration: City of Sarnia, Parks & Recreation, 3rd Floor Click here for online registration: For information phone: 519-339-1850

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2019 Record Store Day BLACK FRIDAY

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IT'S COMING!!!! Record Store Day BLACK FRIDAY is on November 29 and yes we will be loading up on the exclusive releases. Keep in mind we do not take orders ahead of time for these items. That is partly because, despite ordering pretty much every title, we do not know until the deliveries come in what we are getting exactly (yes they are that limited & exclusive). Plus we have signed a pledge saying we will not take pre-orders and we take it seriously. We do however, encourage you to look at the list in the link below to get an idea of what we might be getting in and let us know what interests you. CLICK HERE for listing of the Canadian & International releases we will be ordering from. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 UPDATE... A WORD ABOUT a couple of BLACK FRIDAY TITLES... THE WEEKND My Dear Melancholy. This title ...

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Trivia Q & A # 44 – 2019

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Trivia Q & A # 44 –...

Q. What famous Canadian singer/poet inspired Bob Seger's hit song "Beautiful Loser" A. This song is about people who set their goals so low, they never achieve anything. It is not about Seger personally. He told Creem magazine in a 1986 interview: "A lot of people think I wrote 'Beautiful Loser' about myself. I got the idea for that song from a book of Leonard Cohen poetry by the same name. The song was about underachievers in general. I very rarely write about myself that much. I draw on my own experiences like anyone else, but I'm not what you'd call auteuristic. I'm not like my songs at all. I'm a lot more up person than what I write." Seger took almost a year to write this. He played around with many different arrangements of the song until he got it right. In a 1994 interview with Music Connection, he ...

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B.B. King on ‘Great Deals’ wall 2019

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B.B. King on ‘Great...

.B. King, was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists. King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, and is one of the most influential blues musicians of all time, earning the nickname "The King of the Blues", and is considered one of the "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" (along with Albert and Freddie King). King performed tirelessly throughout his musical career, appearing on average at more than 200 concerts per year into his 70s ~ Blues on the Bayou is the thirty sixth studio album by B. B. King, released in 1998. In the CD liner notes, B.B. King writes: "Of the many records Lucille and I have had the pleasure of recording over the years, this one is especially close to my heart. ...

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Trivia Q & A # 43 – 2019

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Trivia Q & A # 43 –...

Q. How did Macklemore and Ryan Lewis meet? A. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is an American hip hop duo, formed in 2008, from Seattle, Washington. The duo is composed of Ben Haggerty, a rapper who goes by the stage name of Macklemore, and Ryan Lewis, a record producer, DJ, and professional photographer, who met the former at a photo shoot and they have significantly collaborated ever since. Lewis started working as Macklemore's photographer, but it wasn't long before they started making music together, with Lewis taking on the producing, mixing, and engineering responsibilities. Ben Haggerty made his debut as Professor Macklemore in 2000 with the EP Open Your Eyes but would later drop the "Professor" in time for his full-length debut with The Language of My World in 2005. The duo's claim to fame was the surprise chart-topping hit "Thrift Shop," the fifth single from their debut album, The Heist ...

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BIG HIGHWAY At Full Speed for Nov. First Friday

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BIG HIGHWAY At Full Speed for...

Sarnia First Friday, November 2019: Big Highway Gives Their Fiery Delivery A Return Visit To The Cheeky Monkey by Brian Hay Watching a good band play live is always a treat. When they’re in top form it’s even better. Whether the members of Big Highway were working harder to compensate the fact that lead vocalist James McNaule was fighting a cold or excited because their bassist Dave Johnston was about to become a Grandfather for the first time, or both (or neither) is impossible to say. Whatever the cause their delivery was powerful, often searing, and, at times, close to incendiary. One factor that was clearly making them jump was the drumming of Ric Brown. His playing was crisp, tight and razor-sharp. On key beats his notes were so well centred that his mates seemed to be catapulted off of them. Brown’s rhythm partner, Dave Johnston, was lock/step on everything he did, reacting ...

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