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TAZ’s Music Trivia 3

It’s literally amazing to me how much music trivia I’ve posted on Blip πŸ˜€

It blows my mind, at most I thought maybe one page, and we’re already on page three.

Again, as always, whatever links may exist may or may not go to the actual song…we have no control over the maintenace of links on Blip.

TAZ’s Music Trivia ( as posted on Blip.fm )

This was the group that spanned Steppenwolf search for Jack London & The Sparrows - If You Don\'t Want My Love Jack London & The Sparrows – If You Don’t Want My Love

This Les Emerson group was the one that turned into the Five Man Electrical Band search for Staccatos - Half Part Midnight (part.) Staccatos – Half Part Midnight

Randy Bachman of the Guess Who went on to form Bachman Turner Overdrive ( BTO ) search for Guess Who-These eyes Guess Who-These eyes

This group started out just as Red Rider search for TOM COCHRANE & RED RIDER - Big League TOM COCHRANE & RED RIDER – Big League

Jerry Mercer and Brian Greenway of April Wine were members of this group search for MASHMAKHAN \'\'START ALL OVER AGAIN\'\' MASHMAKHAN ”START ALL OVER AGAIN”

This group became The Guess Who after Burton Cummings left the Deverons and joined this group search for Lyrics In Vid...Shakin\' All Over, Guess Who/ Chad Allan & The Expressions  ...1965 Lyrics In Vid…Shakin’ All Over, Guess Who/ Chad Allan & The Expressions

Neil Young started with The Squires, then The Mynah Byrds, went on to Buffalo Springfield, then with Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young search for Neil Young - Heart Of Gold Neil Young – Heart Of Gold

Although not Canadian, it was Doherty and Cass Elliot of the Mugwumps who formed this group with John & Michelle Phillips search for The Mamas & The Papas California Dreamin The Mamas & The Papas California Dreamin

John Sebastian wrote this song search for Welcome Back Kotter Welcome Back Kotter

Zal Yanovsky of the Mugwumps was the chief writing partner in the group Lovin’ Spoonful with John Sebastian search for The Lovin\' Spoonful - Do You Believe in Magic+You Didn\'t Hav The Lovin’ Spoonful – Do You Believe in Magic

Andy Kim attempted a comeback in the 80’s as Baron Longfellow search for Baron Longfellow - I\'m Gonna Need A Miracle Tonight Baron Longfellow – I’m Gonna Need A Miracle Tonight

She won an Oscar for this song performed by Joe Cocker and Dianne Warren search for Buffy Sainte-Marie - Up Where We Belong Buffy Sainte-Marie – Up Where We Belong

Second trivia. Her music was officially suppressed during the USA’s Lyndon Johnson years…blacklisted, her name was even written on White House stationary search for Buffy Sainte-Marie - My Country \'Tis of Thy People You\'re Dying Buffy Sainte-Marie – My Country ‘Tis of Thy People You’re Dying

Third trivia. She also wrote songs for Elvis, Barbara Streisand, and Cher. search for Buffy Sainte-Marie - Codine Buffy Sainte-Marie – Codine

Fourth trivia. She wrote this song for Donovan in 1965 search for Buffy Sainte-Marie - Universal Soldier Buffy Sainte-Marie – Universal Soldier

This song was supposedly inspired by a real person…Big Jim Walker was a pool shootin son-of-a-gun from south Philadelphia. search for Jim Croce - You Don\'t Mess Around With Jim (Live) [16:9] Jim Croce – You Don’t Mess Around With Jim

Eagle member Don Felder gave guitar lessons to Tom Petty when they were both kids. search for Eagles - Lyin\' Eyes Eagles – Lyin’ Eyes

This is the shortest record to reach the Billboard Top 40 at one minute, seventeen seconds long search for Duane Eddy - Some Kind-a Earthquake (original UK version) Duane Eddy – Some Kind-a Earthquake

Pete Townshend accidentally broke the neck of his guitar at a venue and the audience enjoyed it so much it became a regular part of the act. search for The Who My Generation (infamous explosion) The Who My Generation

Jim Morrison often indicated that he never liked this song and resented having to sing it search for The Doors - Light My Fire The Doors – Light My Fire

Peter Kraemer actually offered this group’s name to another group who passed on it and decided on Big Brother and The Holding Company search for Sopwith Camel - Hello Hello Sopwith Camel – Hello Hello

This group had three members whose last name is Taylor, but none of them are related. β™« Duran Duran – Hungry Like the Wolf

One of Elvis’ early jobs was on a factory assembly line for the Precision Tool Company in Memphis, where he operated a drill press for $27.00 a week. search for Elvis Presley - Kentucky Rain Elvis Presley – Kentucky Rain

This song wasn’t issued as a single until 1993, four years after Cops went on the air search for Bad Boys - Inner Circle(Tribute to Bob Marley) Bad Boys – Inner Circle

Paul Hewson’s nick ‘ Bono ‘ is short for “Bono Vox” an alteration of Bonavox which translates to “good voice.” β™« U2 – Stranger in a Strange Land

This song was written by Cole Porter and was originally a hit for Ray Nobel in 1936 search for THE FOUR SEASONS - I\'VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN THE FOUR SEASONS – I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN

Jimi did this cover of Gloria by Them, the 45 release had no B side at all, it was just blank (reblip) search for Jimi Hendrix Gloria Jimi Hendrix Gloria

Is an acronym for the first names of the band members: Agnetha FΓ€ltskog, BjΓΆrn Ulvaeus, Benny Anderson and Anni-Frid (Frida) Lyngstad β™« Abba – Take a Chance on Me

This was his second consecutive number one hit…his first was I’m The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) (reblip) search for Gary Glitter - i love you love me love Gary Glitter – i love you love me love

This group’s only real claim to fame was that it had a female drummer ( which was very unusual at the time ) (reblip) search for The Honeycombs-Have I The Right (Shindig) 1964 The Honeycombs-Have I The Right

The full name of this Village People-like show is Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force (reblip) search for Planet Rock Soul Sonic Force Planet Rock Soul Sonic Force

Joan Anderson ( aka Joni Mitchell ) had this monster hit in 70′ (reblip) search for big yellow taxi - joni mitchell in concert 1970 big yellow taxi – joni mitchell

This group was formed from The Collectors and had a string of very popular hits (reblip) search for Chilliwack - Watcha Gonna Do Chilliwack – Watcha Gonna Do

David Clayton Thomas headed the Shays, the Bossmen, The Combine, then was recruited to head Blood, Sweat, and Tears (reblip) search for DCT BRAINWASHED DCT BRAINWASHED

Bob Segarini was a member of several groups…Roxy, the Dudes ( with future April Wine members Ritchie and David ), Quicksilver Messenger Service, etc (reblip) search for Segarini - When The Lights Are Out Segarini – When The Lights Are Out

This group broke the charts with 3 different lead singers…Nick Gilder, Perry Clark, and a 16 year old Bryan Adams (reblip) search for Sweeney Todd - Roxy Roller Sweeney Todd – Roxy Roller

The band broke up three years after the release of this one-hit wonder (reblip) search for Ten Years After - I\'d Love to Change the World Ten Years After – I’d Love to Change the World

One of the dancers that toured with Hernandez was Madonna before she turned into a singer (reblip) search for Patrick Hernandez - Born To Be Alive Patrick Hernandez – Born To Be Alive

Kaylan and Volman sang backup vocals on the T-Rex hit Get it On (Bang a Gong) and several other songs by T-Rex β™« The Turtles – Happy Together

Tony Camillo’s Bazuka song from 75 based upon J.J. Walker from Good Times search for Bazuka - Dynomite Bazuka – Dynomite

This group also originally did Billy, Don’t Be A Hero which became a number one hit for Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods just months later search for PAPER LACE-  THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED PAPER LACE- ” THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED ”

A classic from a girl who had quite the turmoils career..singer, dancer, actor, author…what hasn’t this girl done… search for Patty Duke - Don\'t Just Stand There Patty Duke – Don’t Just Stand There

Ironically the official video was initially banned by MTV, then when unbanned it won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Video of the Year in 1989 search for Neil Young This Note\'s For You NY 1989 Neil Young “This Note’s For You”

In 1987 The Beastie Boys became the first act ever censored on American Bandstand β™« The Beastie Boys – The Move

The album, “Jazz from Hell” has an “explicit lyrics” warning sticker put on it by Meyer Music Markets, even though the album is entirely instrumental search for Frank Zappa - Night School.mov Frank Zappa – Night School

The words “Soon found out, I had a heart of glass” were originally “Soon turned out to be a pain in the ass” search for Blondie - Heart Of Glass (Live 1982) Blondie – Heart Of Glass

The original cover had all seven members of the band with naked body stockings and orange make-up…a later cover showed them in front of a piano search for three dog night -it aint easy three dog night -it aint easy

This song was ‘ ironically ‘ banned by the Mayor of Coventry, who said that the song was obscene. Coventry was the home town of the real Lady Godiva search for Peter & Gordon - Lady Godiva 1966 Peter & Gordon – Lady Godiva

This is actually the second release, radio stations refused to play the original version and demanded it be ‘ cleaned-up ‘ search for Double shot (of my babys love) - Swingin\' Medallions - HQ Double shot (of my babys love) – Swingin’ Medallions

P.J. Proby used to split his pants on stage to get attention, and lost an ABC gig because of it search for PJ PROBY - Niki Hoeky (1967 Hit) PJ PROBY – Niki Hoeky

The original front cover showed the group laying together in a bath tub with a toilet in the corner, but it was quickly covered up β™« The Mamas & The Papas – California Dreaming

The BBC initially refused to play this song, saying they did not want to offend people who stuttered search for My Generation - The Who @ The Isle Of Wight Festival 1970 My Generation – The Who

This hit the top 40 in 3 different decades Eddie hit #8 in the 50’s, Blue Cheer hit #14 in the 60’s, and the Who made it to #27 in the 70’s β™« Eddie Cochran – Summertime Blues

This group was the first to have released a double album with “Freak Out!” in early 1967 search for The Mothers of Invention - The Duke of Prunes The Mothers of Invention – The Duke of Prunes

Their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9th, 1964, received over 50,000 applications for the 728 seats in the TV studio search for The Beatles - Please Please Me. The Beatles – Please Please Me

Kenny Loggins had a brief stint with this group in 69′ β™« The Electric Prunes – I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)

The horse logo that appeared on most of Poco’s albums was designed by Saturday Night Live star, Phil Hartman search for Poco - Keep on Tryin\' (Stagecoach 2009) Poco – Keep on Tryin’

He started a recording career until he took up washing dishes to support his family after his father was murdered…then was ‘ discovered ‘ β™« Little Richard – Rip It Up

Reginald Kenneth Dwight took Elton John from Bluesology saxophonist Elton Dean and his last from bluesman, Long John Baldry β™« Elton John – Crocodile Rock

The most unlikely duo Bing and Bowie got together to do this…unfortunately Bing died before ever seeing the video search for DAVID BOWIE and BING CROSBY  PEACE ON EARTH DAVID BOWIE and BING CROSBY “PEACE ON EARTH”

Jesse Colin Young and guitarist Jerry Corbitt got together to form this group and took the name from Jesse’s second crappy solo album search for The Youngbloods - Get Together The Youngbloods – Get Together

This was actually by Santana’s brother Jorge Santana who was also a guitarist (reblip) search for Malo - Suavecito Malo – Suavecito

The Standells were from California not Boston…they were inspired to write the song after a visit to Boston (reblip) β™« The Standells – Dirty Water

The oldest known recording was by Ashley and Foster in 1933, Lead Belly put out their version in 1948 titled ‘ In New Orleans ‘ (reblip) search for leadbelly - house of the rising sun leadbelly – house of the rising sun

This song was banned by Chicago radio station WLS for objectionable lyrics, “she comes to my room, just about midnight” (reblip) β™« Van Morrison with Them – Gloria

After it was banned TSOK covered the song and changed the song to ” she comes around here, just about midnight ‘ and had a top ten hit (reblip) search for The Shadows of Knight - Gloria The Shadows of Knight – Gloria

1967 the producers of the Ed Sullivan Show insist he change the words “Girl we couldn’t get much higher” but Morrison sang the original lyric anyways (reblip) search for Light My Fire - The Doors Light My Fire – The Doors

This is a song about the 1967 race riots in Detroit (reblip) search for Gordon Lightfoot - Black Day In July (single edit) Gordon Lightfoot – Black Day In July

This song was banned by several radio stations for it’s reference to masturbation (reblip) search for Who - Pictures Of Lily Who – Pictures Of Lily

Was known as “The Meggadeaths”, “the T-Set” and “the Screaming Abdabs” before calling themselves “The Pink Floyd Sound” (reblip) search for Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall Pink Floyd – Another Brick in the Wall

When asked if he thought Ringo was the best drummer in the world, John Lennon replied “Ringo’s not even the best drummer in The Beatles” search for The Beatles -The Ballad of John and Yoko The Beatles -The Ballad of John and Yoko

The Temptations in 1960 were called The Elgins β™« The Temptations – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg

Procul Harun’ was the Pedigree name of a cat …which was accidentally mis-spelled Procol Harum search for Procol Harum Conquistador Procol Harum Conquistador

The Paramounts, changed their name on the insistence of their manager and who came up with ‘Procul Harun’ (reblip) search for Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale Procol Harum – A Whiter Shade Of Pale

There was actually two albums of Electric Ladyland, because W.H. Smiths refused the cover that had naked girls featured on the sleeve β™« Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower

before Kenny turned Country he was into psychedelic rock search for Kenny Rogers & The First Edition - Just Dropped In Kenny Rogers & The First Edition – Just Dropped In to see what condition my condition was in

I don’t think there’s any duplicates on the three pages but there might be…if you find any please leave a comment to notify me.

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3 Responses to TAZ’s Music Trivia 3

  1. Varistor December 13, 2010 at 1:52 am

    there would be no other king of rock and roll like elvis presley, he is the best and a legend -.:

  2. Blake Butler July 19, 2010 at 7:16 pm

    who could have not known the greatest musician of the decade. Elvis is the king.~'”

  3. Louis Price June 29, 2010 at 10:17 pm

    No one will beat the king which is Elvis Presley.”,*

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