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Trivia Q & A # 40 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 40 2014

Q.  Where did 80's synthpop band HEAVEN 17 derive their name from? A.  CLOCKWORK ORANGE - novel by Anthony Burgess - film by Stanley Kuberick Heaven 17 are an English new wave synthpop band originating from Sheffield in the early 1980s. Originally a trio, the band comprised Martyn Ware (keyboards), Ian Craig Marsh (keyboards) (both previously with The Human League) and Glenn Gregory (vocals). Although most of the band's music was recorded in the 1980s, they have occasionally reformed to record and perform since then, playing their first ever live concerts in 1997.  Marsh left the band in 2007 and Ware and Gregory continued to perform as Heaven 17 since then. The band name Heaven 17 is from the Anthony Burgess and the 1973 Kubrick film "Clockwork Orange". There's a scene where Alex goes shopping and picks up two girls at a record shop. "The Heaven Seventeen" is one of the names of the groups in the charts  (#4) displayed on the wall as well as the ...

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Trivia Q & A # 39 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 39 2014

Q.  How did' Foster The People' come up with their name? A.  Mark Foster originally called his group Foster and the People, but people misheard it as “Foster the People” and Mark ended up digging the positive vibes of the name. Foster founded the band in 2009 after spending several years in Los Angeles as a struggling musician and working as a commercial jingle writer. After Foster's song "Pumped Up Kicks" became a viral success in 2010, the group received a record deal from Startime International and gained a fanbase through small club shows and appearances at the music festivals Coachella and South by Southwest. After releasing their debut album Torches in May 2011, "Pumped Up Kicks" became a crossover hit on commercial radio in mid-2011, reaching number one on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart, number three on the Rock Songs chart, and number three on the Billboard Hot 100, while charting on the Adult Top 40 and Mainstream Top 40 charts. The group received two Grammy Award nominations for Torches and "Pumped Up Kicks". Their second album,Supermodel, was ...

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Trivia Q & A # 38 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 38 2014

Q What movie star danced Mary Jane's Last Dance with Tom Petty? A. Kim Basinger Recorded on July 22, 1993, while Petty was recording his Wildflowers album, and was produced by Rick Rubin, guitarist Mike Campbell, and Tom Petty. This song was first released as part of the Greatest Hits album in 1993. It rose to #14 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his first Billboard Top 20 hit of the 1990s, and also topped the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart for two weeks. Asked if the song was about drugs, Heartbreaker guitarist Mike Campbell said, "In the verse there is still the thing about an Indiana girl on an Indiana night, just when it gets to the chorus he had the presence of mind to give it a deeper meaning. My take on it is it can be whatever you want it to be. A lot of people think it's a drug reference, and if that's what you want to think, it very well could be, but it ...

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Trivia Q & A # 37 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 37 2014

Q. What big 90's female movie star starred in Bon Jovi's Always video? A. Keri Russell - aka "Felicity" "Always" is a power ballad by Bon Jovi. It was released as a single from their 1994 album, Cross Road and went on to become their best selling single, with a million copies sold in the U.S. and more than 3 million worldwide. The song reached #4 in the U.S. Billboard charts, #2 on the Mainstream Top 40 and was also an international hit (#1 in Australia, #2 in the United Kingdom and #4 in Germany). The song was originally written for the soundtrack to the 1993 film Romeo Is Bleeding. After disliking the film, the band decided not to lend the song to the producers; upon release, the film was a critical and box office disaster. Jon Bon Jovi left the track on his shelf and forgot about it, until a friend ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 149

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Published on Sep 10, 2014 Recap Highlights: Robbie Antone, TAPE at The Imperial Theatre, Sarnia Greekfest The Entertainment Scene: HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer talks about their new album "Bastard of the Blues. In The Community: Jake Cherski shares his event "Who's ball foosball" A human foosball charity event supported by the awesome foundation of Sarnia. Apps with Mark Russell: Mark shares information about "Instagram" Local events. Sarnia Tonight announces guests for First Friday Nov. 7th event

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Trivia Q & A # 36 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 36 2014

Q.  In 1979, a rat bite killed a "Rock Star".  Who or what was it? A.  Alice Coopers' snake, Angel. Angel was the winning snake in a competition held in Anaheim in 1977 to find Alice a snake for the 'King of the Silver Screen' tour. She died when she was bitten by a rat during dinner time. MORE INFO ABOUT ALICE'S SNAKES OVER THE YEARS... Kachina - (1971-1972) Kachina the first snake and she was the 'Killer' cover girl. Kachina perished down a toilet drain in a Tennessee hotel room during the 'Killer' tour. Actually owned by Neal Smith (who still owns snakes to this day). Yvonne - (1972 'School's Out') There was a rumour saying she almost suffocated Alice one night while he was preparing her for the stage and Norm Klein cut her head off to free Alice. Not really though. Eva Marie Snake - (1973 'Billion Dollar Babies' tour) Eva was named after ...

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Trivia Q & A # 35 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 35 2014

Q. Who wrote the Rolling Stones early hit song 'I Wanna Be Your Man'? A. Lennon and McCartney Released as their second single on 1 November 1963, the Stones' version was an early hit, peaking at No. 12 on the British chart. Their rendition is a song featuring Brian Jones' distinctive slide guitar and Bill Wyman's driving bass playing. It is one of the few Rolling Stones songs to feature only Brian Jones on backing vocals. In the US, the song was released on 6 March 1964 as the B-side to "Not Fade Away". According to various accounts, either the Rolling Stones' manager/producer Andrew Loog Oldham or the Rolling Stones themselves ran into Lennon and McCartney on the street as the two were returning from an awards luncheon. Hearing that the band were in need of material for a single, Lennon and McCartney went to their session at De Lane Lea Studio and finished off the song – whose verse they had ...

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Trivia Q & A # 34 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 34 2014

Q. What "club' did Justin Timberlake belong to before he was a member of NSYNC? A.  Mickey Mouse Club Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, businessman, and philanthropist. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child. In the late 1990s, Timberlake rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of the boy band NSYNC.  He was inspired to become a performer by Janet Jackson, saying "She didn't just stand there and sing her song," fascinated by her "energy and exuberance." At the age of 11, Timberlake appeared on the television show Star Search, performing country music songs as "Justin Randall."  In 1993 and 1994, he was a cast member in The Mickey Mouse Club, where his castmates included future girlfriend and pop superstar Britney Spears, future tourmate Christina Aguilera, future bandmate JC Chasez, and future movie actors Ryan Gosling and Keri Russell.  In 1995, Timberlake recruited Chasez to be in an ...

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Trivia Q & A # 33 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 33 2014

Q.  Which song was a number 1 for Harry Nilsson and Mariah Carey ? A.  Without You "Without You" is a song written by Pete Ham and Tom Evans of British rock group Badfinger, and first released on their 1970 album No Dice. The song has been recorded by over 180 artists, and versions released as singles by Harry Nilsson (1971) and Mariah Carey (1994) became international best-sellers. Paul McCartney once described the ballad as "...the killer song of all time." Writers, Ham and Evans received the 1972 Ivor Novello award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. Harry Nilsson, at the time was best known for his hit "Everybody's Talkin'" and for composing such hits as Three Dog Night's "One", heard Badfinger's recording of "Without You" at a party,[7] and mistook it for a Beatles song.[8] After realising it was not, he decided to cover the song for his album Nilsson Schmilsson in 1971; it stayed at number 1 on the U.S. pop chart for four weeks, from 13 February to 11 March 1972. The song also spent five weeks ...

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Trivia Q & A # 32 2014

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Trivia Q & A # 32 2014

Q.  What is the most covered song in the history of recorded music? A.  'Yesterday' by The Beatles "Yesterday" is a song originally recorded by English rock band the Beatles for their 1965 album Help!. Although credited to "Lennon–McCartney", the song was written solely by Paul McCartney. It remains popular today with more than 2,200 cover versions, and is one of the most covered songs in the history of recorded music.  At the time of its first appearance, the song was released by the Beatles' record company as a single in the United States but not in the United Kingdom. Consequently, while it topped the American chart in 1965 the song first hit the British top 10 three months after the release of Help! in a cover version by Matt Monro."Yesterday" was voted the best song of the 20th century in a 1999 BBC Radio 2 poll of music experts and listeners and was also voted the No. 1 Pop song of all time ...

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