BEATLES TRIVIA AND GAMES! Watch every week as some trivia will be for prizes (as indicated,) others are just for fun! Since July 30, 2012, trivia questions and games have been posted every Monday, and everyone has a full week (through the following Sunday) to submit their answers. One random winner is chosen every week. Write to me with your answer(s) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Answers and winners names provided with every new trivia question! You can win once every 30 days!
NEW CHANGE IN OUR TRIVIA PAGE!!!: EVERY WEEK (until further announcement) MY BEATLES TRIVIA & GAMES PAGE CAN NOW WIN YOU ONE OF 9 PRIZES!!!!!!!!! CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 9 PRIZES BELOW!!! PRIZES MAY VARY FROM WEEK TO WEEK!
1) BEATLES 1 CD & DVD ----Celebrating the 15h Anniversary of the "Beatles 1" CD comes this reissue of the group's 27 #1 hits (U.S. & U.K.) newly remixed supervised by Giles Martin, with the Beatles promotional films for each song packaged together. The group's videos represent an important part of their history, and have been digitally restored and are breathtaking. Possibly the most important release on the group since the Beatles Anthology. (Courtesy UMe)
4) THE BEATLES LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL (CD) --Just reissued after being long out of print. Giles Martin remixed the 1977 album with the same songs, plus 4 bonus tracks! The sound is superb, you can hear the band much clearer, with the audience screaming brought down a bit in the mix. A welcome return for this release! (courtesy Universal Music Enterprises.)
5) GOOD OL' FREDA DVD - Wonderful documentary on the life of Beatles Fan Club Secretary Freda Kelly, and what is was like to work for the group and their manager, Brian Epstein (courtesy Magnolia Pictures.) ONE COPY LEFT!
6) SONGS WE WERE SINGING: GUIDED TOURS THROUGH THE BEATLES' LESSER KNOWN TRACKS -Kit O'Toole. Kit, whose works have been published in Beatlefan and Something Else Reviews, explores the Beatles' lesser-known songs, and explains why they deserve more examination and appreciation. Kit also looks at some of John Lennon's lesser-known solo-songs, a few of the solo-Beatles albums, and a chapter on Ringo's most underrated drumming performances on Beatles records. Listen to some of my interview with Kit on THIS PAGE!
8) DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET? - New autobiography from Liverpool legend Billy J. Kramer, covering his childhood, early success in music, the Lennon-McCartney songs given to him, his relationships with the Beatles, Brian Epstein, George Martin, the Dakotas, his life after leaving the Dakotas, his most recent album "I Won The Fight" and much more (courtesy Equinox Publishing.) Listen to my new interview with Billy HERE - scroll down to middle of the page!
9) CLAYPOOL/LENNON DELIRIUM - Monolith Of Phobos CD---Released in June 2016, described as a combination of psychedelic and progressive rock, this is the first collaboration between Les Claypool (Primus) and Sean Lennon (courtesy ATO Records.)
THIS WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA: BEATLE ONE-LINER
Tell me what Beatles or solo-song contains the following lyrics:
"I'm living every moment girl for you."
I'll be a special guest DJ on the public radio station WPKN , Bridgeport, CT tomorrow, 7-9am (est) with two hours of soundtrack music from the Beatles' group and solo-careers. This is to celebrate the radio station's Series on Film "Eight Days A Week-The Beatles Touring Years" which will be playing at the Bijou Theatre, Bridgeport, CT this Thursday at 7pm.
Deadline for entering is Jan. 22, 2017. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to Ken at email@example.com.
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA: SCRAMBLED EGGS
Unscramble the following word to form the title of a Beatles or solo song:
ANSWER: Blindman - Ringo Starr (1972-title theme to the spaghetti-western movie that starred Ringo in one o the leading roles; Ringo's song was issued as the B-Side to his U.S. & U.K. Top 10 hit "Back Off Boogaloo")
WINNER: AL DUCHANEY (Norwell, MA) - Wins Billy J. Kramer's autobiography, "Do You Want To Know A Secret?"
Win a pair of tickets to see the power-pop Beatlesesque band THE WEEKLINGS in concert at DARYL'S HOUSE, Pawling, NY Jan. 21. It's easy to win--to find out how to win, go to my TICKET GIVEAWAYS page!!!
Listen to the only live broadcast of "Every Little Thing" this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 9-11pm (est) on WNHU. I'll be featuring a Beatles salute to Elvis Presley! Write in your requests at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at (203) 934-WNHU.
Watch THIS PAGE for another SPECIAL CONTEST coming soon!
Deadline for entering is Jan. 15, 2017. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to Ken at email@example.com.
Listen to my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," which you can stream ALL WEEK LONG starting Saturdays at theGLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!