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)
3) - 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.) See a list of concert dates for New York/New England HERE!
4) SONGS WE WERE SINGING: GUIDED TOURS THROUGH THE BEATLES' LESSER KNOWN TRACKS by 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!
6) SOLO IN THE 70'S: JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE, RINGO 1970-1980 - Author Robert Rodriguez ("Fab Four FAQ," "Fab Four FAQ 2.0," "Revolver: How The Beatles Reimagined Rock & Roll") analyzes all the solo-Beatles works of their first decade after breaking up. (courtesy Parading Press.)
7) THE BEATLES' STORY ON CAPITOL RECORDS, PART TWO: THE ALBUMS (Digital Edition) - Bruce Spizer - Includes extensive coverage of all the Beatles' Capitol albums, with explanations as to why the American albums were different from the ones in the U.K. on Parlophone, plus session and chart information, pictures from the covers of the albums, the different label variations on all Capitol albums, plus the full story behind the group's controversial "Butcher cover."
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!
PLEASE NOTE: This trivia question runs for 2 weeks through Aug. 28, and everyone who enters can pick 2 of the 9 prizes listed above!!! Yes, I said 2 prizes!!!
TRIVIA QUESTION: In his solo-career, Paul McCartney twice has opened a concert tour with a song that has the same number in the title. Can you name both songs?
Listen to the live broadcast of my weekly Beatles show "Every Little Thing" this Wednesday, Aug. 17 on WNHU, 9-11PM (est.) I'll be featuring a full hour of Paul McCartney Duets/Multi-Vocals throughout his solo-career, with many songs you probably have never heard before---a very special hour indeed!!!! Plus the latest Beatles news, and more!
Win a pair of tickets to see the CLAYPOOL/LENNON DELIRIUM (featuring SEAN LENNON) live in concert at COLLEGE STREET MUSIC HALL, NEW HAVEN, CT Aug. 27, just by entering my contest at the bottom of my CONCERTS/EVENTS page HERE! It's so easy to win!!!!
Deadline for entering this contest is Aug. 28, 2016. Please include your mailing address, and tell me which 2 prizes you prefer! Write to me (Ken) at email@example.com.
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA QUESTION:
According to the Billboard Album Charts in the U.S., what 3 double-LPs from the Beatles in the 1970's made the Top 10 on the album charts?
ANSWERS: 1) 1962 - 1966 (Red Album) - Released 1973 (peaked at #3) 2) 1967-1970 (Blue Album) - Released 1973 (peaked at #1) 3) Rock And Roll Music - Released 1976 (peaked at #2)
WINNER: James Silverman (Ohio)---Wins "Beatles 1+" ---Congratulations, James!
Deadline is Aug. 14, 2016. Everyone must write in with their mailing address and the prize they choose. Write to Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Play along with my latest SPECIAL CONTEST to win a double-shot of books on the Beatles and Michael Jackson signed by author Kit O'Toole!!!
Listen to the only live broadcast of my weekly Beatles show "Every Little Thing" this Wednesday, Aug. 10, 9-11pm (est) on WNHU for a 30-minute Beatles/solo "Harmony Heaven" set, plus the latest in Beatles news, and more! You can request ANY song from the massive Beatles group/solo catalogue by e-mailing me at email@example.com. You can also stream the show on the TUNE-IN app!!!
For a list of all the radio stations that carries my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," you can find them right HERE!
Listen to my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," which you can stream ALL WEEK LONG starting Saturdays at theGLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!