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.)
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. BOOK ALSO COMES WITH NEW TOTE BAG FOR "SONGS WE WERE SINGING." Listen to a recent 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!
THIS WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA QUESTION: A Real Challenging One!!!
We're celebrating two birthdays with week---George Harrison (Feb. 25) AND... Smokey Robinson (Feb. 19) with a question combining both great artists!: Can you name two songs George Harrison recorded in his solo-career that makes a reference to Smokey's classic song with the Miracles "You Really Got A Hold On Me?"
I'll be a special guest on the next episode of the Paul McCartney podcast show "2 Legs," hosted by Tom Hunyady and David Gargalino. We'll be talking about Paul's singles 1971-1974, and the history of my work on the Beatles, including the radio shows "Every Little Thing" and "Things We Said Today." The show should be posted this Friday. You can find the link to all their shows HERE!
Last chance to win a pair of tickets to THE FEST FOR BEATLES FANS on my TICKET GIVEAWAYS page!!!
Deadline for entering is Feb. 26, 2016! Please indicate which prize you prefer, and with your mailing address. Write to me (Ken) at email@example.com.
In honor of Valentine's Day this week, name a Beatles song (as a group) whose first 3 words sung in the song are "I love you." (Hint: Answer will be revealed in the live broadcast of my weekly Beatles show "Every Little Thing," during an hour of Beatles/Solo Love Songs this Wednesday, Feb. 15, on 88.7 WNHU, West Haven, CT, 9-11pm et.) The Love Songs hour starts at 10pm.)