Quote Of The Day

"Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake - Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)"

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Pop Quiz...

Last night's Retro Bar teaser pop quiz was great fun. The excuse to go was that Daveo was over from NZ and jumping at the chance was David, Ian, Luca, Paul, Simon et al.

The winners got twenty and a half out of twenty-one. We 'came second' with eighteen. See how you do...

01. What Neil Diamond song starts with "Money talks But it don't sing and dance And it don't walk"?
02. What Neil Diamond song starts with "Where it began I can't begin to knowin' But then I know it's growing strong"?
03. What Neil Diamond song starts with "L.A.'s fine, the sun shines most the time And the feeling is 'lay back' Palm trees grow, and rents are low But you know I keep thinkin' about Making my way back"?
04. Who had a 1980s hit with Golden Brown?
05. Who had a 1980s hit with Drowning In Berlin?
06. Who had a 1980s hit with Love Plus One?
07. Who had a 1980s hit with Landslide? (Hint:Oz)
08. Who had a 1980s hit with The Damned Don't Cry?
09. What year were the above five songs all hits?
10. Who had a 1990s hit with Rubber Band Girl?
11. Who had a 1990s hit with Would I Lie To You? (Hint:American duo)
12. Who had a 1990s hit with Forever People?
13. Who had a 1990s hit with Open Your Mind?
14. Who had a 1990s hit with No Limits?
15. What year were the above five songs all hits?
16. Who had a 00s hit with Thunder in My Heart (both artists involved)?
17. Who had a 00s hit with Ugly? (Hint:a trio)
18. Who had a 00s hit with Because Of You? (Hint:a winner)
19. Who had a 00s hit with Bang Bang You're Dead?
20. Who had a 00s hit with Ain't No Other Man?
21. What year were the above five songs all hits?

3 comments:

  1. Some of these are guesses...

    1. forever in blue jeans
    2. sweet caroline
    3. crackling rosie
    4. stranglers
    5. mobiles
    6. haircut 100
    7. icehouse
    8. visage
    9. 1981
    10. tori amos
    11. charles & eddie
    12. george michael
    13. usura
    14. 2 unlimited
    15. 1992
    16. meck/leo sayer
    17. sugagbabes
    18.
    19.
    20. christina aguilera
    21. 2006

    ReplyDelete
  2. 14 right. Of course I'm sure you'd have got them all right if you actually heard the songs rather than relied upon my rather pithy clues :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Bryn Atherton1:49 am

    I think #3 is actually I Am I Said. My mom has been the biggest Neil Diamond fan all her life and his songs are burned into my memory by default!

    ReplyDelete