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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #30 on: November 18, 2008, 01:08:18 AM »
And shocker - the CMA answer isn't Garth Brooks!  That had been my guess too.

i wanted to say dwight yoakam, but i seem to remember him from an earlier period. and george strait and randy travis were cooked by then, i think.

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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #31 on: November 18, 2008, 07:40:20 AM »
And shocker - the CMA answer isn't Garth Brooks!  That had been my guess too.

i wanted to say dwight yoakam, but i seem to remember him from an earlier period. and george strait and randy travis were cooked by then, i think.

actually Mr Strait woulda been my guess.
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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #32 on: November 18, 2008, 09:58:50 AM »
And shocker - the CMA answer isn't Garth Brooks!  That had been my guess too.

i wanted to say dwight yoakam, but i seem to remember him from an earlier period. and george strait and randy travis were cooked by then, i think.

actually Mr Strait woulda been my guess.

he had a hit with "we tell ourselves", which was from a great album. but i think that was in '91, and i don't remember much about him after that.

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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #33 on: November 18, 2008, 10:01:56 AM »
And shocker - the CMA answer isn't Garth Brooks!  That had been my guess too.

i wanted to say dwight yoakam, but i seem to remember him from an earlier period. and george strait and randy travis were cooked by then, i think.

actually Mr Strait woulda been my guess.

he had a hit with "we tell ourselves", which was from a great album. but i think that was in '91, and i don't remember much about him after that.

"We Tell Ourselves" was Clint Black, actually -- a terrific song, and pretty dark compared to most we're-poor-but-we're-happy country lyrics.
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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #34 on: November 18, 2008, 10:03:24 AM »
And shocker - the CMA answer isn't Garth Brooks!  That had been my guess too.

i wanted to say dwight yoakam, but i seem to remember him from an earlier period. and george strait and randy travis were cooked by then, i think.

actually Mr Strait woulda been my guess.

he had a hit with "we tell ourselves", which was from a great album. but i think that was in '91, and i don't remember much about him after that.

"We Tell Ourselves" was Clint Black, actually -- a terrific song, and pretty dark compared to most we're-poor-but-we're-happy country lyrics.

no wonder i don't remember anything about george strait after that.

well! clint black is my vote, then (for the answer). that was a great album. i've been singing "hearts like mine" all day, and picturing george strait singing it. oops!

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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #35 on: November 18, 2008, 10:03:59 AM »
Here's the shocker: that CMA winner was actually Vince Gill!
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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #36 on: November 18, 2008, 10:04:57 AM »
Here's the shocker: that CMA winner was actually Vince Gill!

not a shocker at all: he was quite popular.
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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #37 on: November 18, 2008, 10:07:11 AM »
Here's the shocker: that CMA winner was actually Vince Gill!

not a shocker at all: he was quite popular.

oh yeah! forgot about him, but he was everywhere for awhile. bad hairdo.

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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #38 on: November 18, 2008, 12:27:56 PM »
But (iirc) Macca was the 1st to do a whole album of just Unplugged stuff, & the subsequent success of that album was credited for ensuring the longevity of the show.


"hang on, hang on, hang on...i've forgotten the words!" (iirc)

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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #39 on: November 18, 2008, 12:28:02 PM »
I'd guess #5 (Led Zeps wedding song) is "Thank You".  At least, one of my friends recessional was that.
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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #40 on: November 20, 2008, 10:20:39 PM »
ANSWERS BELOW










1. Smokey Robinson is mentioned in which two '80s hits?  (I knew only one.)

"When Smokey Sings," "Genius of Love"

2. Which '50s recording star was instrumental in creating USA for Africa?

Harry Belafonte

3. What dance was inspired by TV's Ed Sullivan?  (I incorrectly guessed "The Freddie.")

The "Sully Gully"

4. What football team's fans did Charlie Daniels advise against messing with?

Pittsburgh Steelers

5. What Led Zeppelin song did Robert Plant refer to as their "wedding song"?

"Stairway to Heaven"

6. Who once recorded as "Moidonna"?

Miss Piggy

7. How old were the Everly Brothers when they began touring?

5 and 7

8. Who won the CMA's male vocalist of the year award each year from 1991 through 1995?

Vince Gill

9. Who penned for a Leonard Bernstein piece in 1970: "Half of the people are stoned and the other half are waiting for the next election."?  (I incorrectly thought, but did not guess, Janis Ian.)

Paul Simon

10. In "Jesus Walks," Kanye West declared that he needs Jesus like __________ needs __________.

Kathie Lee needs Regis

11. What was Count Basie's real first name?  (I incorrectly replied, "Countess.  Long story.")

William

12. Who was the very first performing act on MTV Unplugged?  (I incorrectly guessed the Alarm.)

Squeeze

13. What '00s one-hit wonder scored with "Addictive"?

Truth Hurts

14. "Rainy Day," sort of ironically, was the flip side of what 1968 hit?

"It's a Beautiful Morning"

15. Who graduated from Columbia after scoring a couple dozen hit singles?

Pat Boone

16. What 1968 hit involved someone losing his gal and his job within eight days?

Frank Sinatra, "Cycles"

17. Bon Jovi hit the country charts with a singer from what country band?

Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland ("Who Says You Can't Go Home")

18. What band had a hit in 1975 by referring to characters from their 1967 and 1972 hits?

Jimmy Castor Bunch, "Bertha Butt Boogie" (ref'd "Hey Leroy" and "Troglodyte" characters)

19. In "London Bridge," what makes Fergie get loose?

Grey Goose

20. Name the #2 hit by each of the following:
     a. Sam Cooke

"Chain Gang"

     b. the Beach Boys

"Barbara Ann"

     c. Ray Charles

"You Don't Know Me"

     d. The Fifth Dimension

"One Less Bell to Answer"

     e. Bryan Adams

"Can't Stop This Thing We Started"
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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #41 on: November 21, 2008, 06:55:38 AM »
i knew pat boone was in there somewhere! :)

those were good and hard.

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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #42 on: November 21, 2008, 07:26:45 AM »

6. Who once recorded as "Moidonna"?

Miss Piggy


if you'd spelled it "Moi"-donna I might've gotten it; as written I assumed it was pronounced moy-donna and had no clue.
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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #43 on: November 21, 2008, 10:34:21 PM »

6. Who once recorded as "Moidonna"?

Miss Piggy


if you'd spelled it "Moi"-donna I might've gotten it; as written I assumed it was pronounced moy-donna and had no clue.

That was how they presented it to us, so it seemed only fair to give y'alls the same disadvantage.
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Re: Gazoo's Non-Three-Songs Trivia
« Reply #44 on: February 12, 2009, 12:46:42 PM »
Today's TV Trivia question on WLNG: "on the sitcom, who actually owned WKRP in Cincinnati?"
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