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#795868 - 04/15/05 06:46 PM A Trivia Thread  
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What once-common object was Duane Allmann's favorite slider when playing guitar?


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Medicine bottle, forget the make.

Edit: Coricidin, I just googled it.


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err, gryph...that wasn't the answer, google or no google.

hint: "once-common", as in obsolete now


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[edit] .... ooops ... hope no one read that ...

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Oh, then I don't know. I thought the medicine bottle was his slide of choice. Those are obsolete.


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#795873 - 04/15/05 07:13 PM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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Feel free to ask your own questions.

I have another one. What is the real name of the Nowhere Man that the Beatles sang about?


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Oh, then I don't know. I thought the medicine bottle was his slide of choice. Those are obsolete.
You're warm...


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#795875 - 04/15/05 07:16 PM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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OK. Here's a trivia question from PianoJerome:

(Edit: I don't like that question anymore. I'll try a different one. wink )

Name three European composers who all born in the year 1685.

Name two American composers who both died in the year 1990.

Name one Brazillian composer who was not born in 1685 and who did not die in 1990.


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I don't think I'm warm, I think I'm right. But obviously don't know the answer if you say I'm wrong. frown


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Here's my trivia question (that can't be Googled - ha!):

What color socks are at the front of the left side of my sock drawer?


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Here's my trivia question (that can't be Googled - ha!):

What color socks are at the front of the left side of my sock drawer?
black


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I don't think I'm warm, I think I'm right. But obviously don't know the answer if you say I'm wrong. frown
sorry about that. If no one else can tell me by tomorrow morning, I'll tell you what it is.


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[b] Here's my trivia question (that can't be Googled - ha!):

What color socks are at the front of the left side of my sock drawer?
black [/b]
No fair, you peeked! wink

BTW, you never commented on my <strike>plagiarism</strike> poem in that other thread. confused


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you never commented on my plagiarism poem in that other thread...

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Originally posted by pianojerome:
OK. Here's a trivia question from PianoJerome:

(Edit: I don't like that question anymore. I'll try a different one. wink )

Name three European composers who all born in the year 1685.

2 - Bach and Handel and Tellemann as a guess

Name two American composers who both died in the year 1990............

Aaron copeland and Leonard Bernstein - my 2 favorites, Bernstein being the person I'd most like to meet in this century.

Name one Brazillian composer who was not born in 1685 and who did not die in 1990. Villa Lobos

not bad for a Catholic woman..
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What is the real name of the Nowhere Man that the Beatles sang about?
John Lennon.

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What is Marge Simpson's maiden name?

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What is Marge Simpson's maiden name?
Beauvier (sp?)


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What band had the one hit "Time Won't Let Me?"

No google.

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[b] What is Marge Simpson's maiden name?
Beauvier (sp?) [/b]
Yep!

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What band had the one hit "Time Won't Let Me?"

No google.

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South Siders? confused I'm going by phonetics... trying to dredge dj voices from my past...

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Originally posted by pianojerome:
OK. Here's a trivia question from PianoJerome:

(Edit: I don't like that question anymore. I'll try a different one. wink )

Name three European composers who all born in the year 1685.

2 - [b]Bach and Handel and Tellemann as a guess


Name two American composers who both died in the year 1990............

Aaron copeland and Leonard Bernstein - my 2 favorites, Bernstein being the person I'd most like to meet in this century.

Name one Brazillian composer who was not born in 1685 and who did not die in 1990. Villa Lobos
[/b]
Yup. thumb Although, I was thinking of Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti...

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not bad for a Catholic woman..
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What band had the one hit "Time Won't Let Me?"

No google.

jf
The Outsiders


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[b] What is the real name of the Nowhere Man that the Beatles sang about?
John Lennon. [/b]
Nope.


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Trying to hold onto my no google ethics... plays, how sure are you about Outsiders? I'm about 50% only on South Siders. You could talk me into Outsiders pretty easily.

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I have an MP3 of the song. It's The Outsiders. smile


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Definitely the Outsiders. Plays, of course you would know. Great little song from a band that went nowhere.

jf


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OK, when the Beatles played their infamous 30 minute set at Shea Stadium, who was the opening band? For extra credit, name two of their best known songs (can't say "hits" because they never rose that high).


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And one more EASY one...what band once hosted Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page?


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Ack! I'm not old enough to play this game! :p


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You lie, MattG. :p


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The Yardbirds
Too easy for you.

What British Invasion band was really from Texas and had a hit 'Cry Just A Little?'

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Ack! I'm not old enough to play this game! :p
Matt, surely you didn't miss all that great music?!

jf


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[b] The Yardbirds
Too easy for you.

What British Invasion band was really from Texas and had a hit 'Cry Just A Little?'

jf [/b]
The Beau Brummels


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Going WAY BACK for this one.

What was the name of the group who recorded the #1 hit "Sally Go 'Round the Roses?" (no googling!)


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Going WAY BACK for this one.

What was the name of the group who recorded the #1 hit "Sally Go 'Round the Roses?" (no googling!)
Some Jefferson Airplane incarnation did it as did Pentangle, but I do not think either was the first. You are probably stumping me.

Hang On Sloopy?

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plays, re: duane im not sure what u r getting at, i am positive gryph is correct about the coricidin, my source is scott freeman's book, "midnight riders" which i read cover to cover several times, being an allmans junkie in my youth.

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slide guitar was originally called bottleneck guitar because players would use the neck of a broken wine bottle to get the effect.

it was duane who always used a coricidin bottle.

while we are on allmans trivia, who was elizabeth reed? (no google please)

BTW, for the big crowd out there who thinks layla is a guitar masterpeice and witness to eric claptons virtuoisity...the slide in the peice, both the fast first part and the second slow part, is played by duane allman, check the credits.

the slide in "while my guitar gently weeps" is not played by george harrison, its played by eric clapton, who was inspired at the feet of the great duane allman, probably the best slide guitarist who ever lived.


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Wasn't Elizabeth Reed a friend of one of the band? I seem to remember reading who she was but can't remember.

I'm wrong. shocked


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plays, re: duane im not sure what u r getting at, i am positive gryph is correct about the coricidin, my source is scott freeman's book, "midnight riders" which i read cover to cover several times, being an allmans junkie in my youth.
My source is my memory of reading an interview with Duane Allmann that was printed in Rolling Stone (back when it looked like a tabloid). In it, he said that his favorite slide item was one of those little individual glass bottles of cream you used to get in restaurants when you ordered coffee. Remember them?


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I don't remember them, and I'd be interested in seeing this printed anywhere.


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Ack! I'm not old enough to play this game! :p
ditto

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I don't remember them, and I'd be interested in seeing this printed anywhere.
It took some searching, but someone has a few of these cream bottles for sale on eBay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=10906&item=6170646426&rd=1

They were very common when I was growing up.

I'll have to do some serious searching to find that interview quote. Be patient. I'm only this tenacious when I know I'm right. :p wink


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the band used to practice late at night at the rose hill cemetary in macon georgia.

one of the gravestones nearby, had the name elizabeth reed (1845-1935)

dicky betts immortalized her by dedicating a song to her memmory, because of all the jam sessions they had near her grave and she was probably listening to from the "other world".


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You're all WAY too smart for me to even wade in here.

I've been thinking since last night of something that I know that you all don't (trying to formulate my own trivia question you see) ... and I can't.

Kudos to you all!
In RL I seem to have all the answers, but suddenly in the company of the Coffee Room I'm dumb as a rock!

...

I did get the Yardbirds question right though... (just didn't post in time)

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What late 60's band was name after the favourite song of its lead guitarist's grandmother?


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Deep Purple -- It was Ritchie Blackmore's grandmother's favorite song!

YIPES!! I was committed to stay out of here until my taxes were done AND I weeded my garden!!
'Just took a peek today and lo and behold classic rock trivia!!!! eek

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Right you are. wink

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#795917 - 04/16/05 04:34 PM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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Alright, this one isn't all that old, or all that difficult. But:

Who was the lead singer for the band "The Boomtown Rats"? Bonus points if you can tell me what the song "I don't like Mondays" was about.


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#795918 - 04/16/05 04:53 PM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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Bob Geldof was the singer. Dunno the story behind the song.


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#795919 - 04/16/05 05:16 PM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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Riddles!

Bob Geldof, ah, what a name! Such turgid beauty in an almost transparent guise! Hark! To have such an assembly of letters in unison must mean the gods themselves are upon us!


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#795920 - 04/16/05 05:29 PM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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I don't like Mondays was about a school shooting. I remember when it happened.


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#795921 - 04/16/05 05:32 PM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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Yes it was. And the song stirred up quite the controversy (not that I'm old enough to remember it!)


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#795922 - 04/16/05 06:28 PM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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Riddles!

Ritchie Blackmore , ah, what a name! Such turgid beauty in an almost transparent guise! Hark! To have such an assembly of letters in unison must mean the gods themselves are upon us!


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#795923 - 05/21/05 06:07 AM Re: A Trivia Thread  
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OK. Here's a trivia question from PianoJerome:

(Edit: I don't like that question anymore. I'll try a different one. wink )

Name three European composers who all born in the year 1685.

Name two American composers who both died in the year 1990.

Name one Brazillian composer who was not born in 1685 and who did not die in 1990.
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